My Cries of Terror

Just yesterday I was ripped apart limb by limb. It was terribly ugly. There was blood everywhere and as I crawled across the floor...

“What one Casting Director Hates about you Another May Love”

Some of the scariest people in the entertainment business for an actor are casting directors. By way of their professional contacts and ability to...

Is John Stamos one of the top Elvis Presley Impersonators?

On Jan. 8th Elvis would have turned 75 years old. TIME Magazine just named John Stamos one of the top 10 Elvis impersonators. The...

That Magic Feeling

Yesterday I was married; three times to three different men, to be exact. None of it was particularly eventful; mostly we just drove around...
2014 Oscar Nominations

The Agent

For those of you who’ve been reading this column for the last few weeks, you’ve already read my quips about the state of the...

“Thank you for changing my life, Theo Angelopoulos”

Hollywood based film producer Alexis Varouxakis writes a personal note about Theo Angelopoulos and sheds light on this Great Greek director as a mentor. "I was 19 when I came to work on the set of 'Eternity and a Day'. It was the first time I was on a film set, the first time I met an actor - since then you very kindly let me into your house and your family. You gave me direction when I needed it," Varouxakis continues.

Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux: A Blossoming Romance

Over the past few days, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have been stepping out in public and looking more relaxed together as their romance...

When Inspiration Fails…

There is nothing in the world I love more than acting and writing. Not chocolate, not a day at the beach, not even wine...
Robin Williams in "Dead Poet's Society"

Comedian Yannis Pappas Remembers Robin Williams’ Important Message in ‘Dead Poets Society’

It's quite strange. Every time a comedian dies, as a fellow comedian, even if you didn't know the person at all, you just feel extremely sad. It's like losing a fellow soldier.

What it Takes

Years ago I saw an interview with an actress who made a big impression on me. It wasn’t that she had anything particularly special about her that struck me but simply that unlike many others in our profession she was a real live working actress.‘Working actress’ referring of course to someone who actually earns their living acting instead of as a waitress.