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Frank Langella as King Lear

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Frank Langella talks about playing King Lear in BAM’s production of Shakespeare’s tragedy “King Lear.” It’s playing through February 9. 

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Frank Langella on "Robot and Frank"

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Frank Langella talks about his new film, “Robot and Frank.” Set in the near future, Frank, a retired cat burglar, has two grown kids who are concerned he can no longer live alone, so his son he him Frank a humanoid robot programmed to improve his physical and mental health. “Robot and Frank” opens August 17 at the Paris Theater and the Angelika Film Center.

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Frank Langella on Dropping Names

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Frank Langella discusses his encounters with some of the past century's most famous people—Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor, Sir Laurence Olivier, Jackie Onassis, Montgomery Clift, among others. His memoir Dropped Names: Famous Men and Women as I Knew Them takes us into the private worlds and privileged lives of movie stars, presidents, royalty, literary lions, the social elite, and the greats of the Broadway stage.

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Frank Langella in "Man and Boy"

Monday, October 31, 2011

Frank Langella discusses his career and his role in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s “Man and Boy.” Set at the height of the Great Depression, it tells the story of a ruthless financier whose business is dangerously close to crumbling. He tracks down his estranged son in the hopes of saving his company. The play is about family, success and what we’re willing to sacrifice for both. “Man and Boy” is playing at the American Airlines Theater.

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Frank Langella

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Not every actor can be seen as a Catholic martyr and a disgraced US President in the same day. Three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella currently stars as Richard Nixon in the new film "Frost/Nixon" (which opens Friday at the AMC Loews Lincoln Square, Broadway and 68th St.)and ...

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Two Sides

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Not every actor can be seen in the same day portraying a Catholic martyr and a disgraced US President! Frank Langella talks about his current roles as Richard Nixon and Sir Thomas More. Also: soprano Dawn Upshaw and crime writer Patricia Cornwell. And on Underreported: find out about ...

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Lili Taylor and Frank Langella on "Starting Out in the Evening"

Friday, November 23, 2007

Frank Langella and Lili Taylor co-star in "Starting Out in the Evening," a film adaptation of Brian Morton’s novel. It opens November 23rd in NYC at the Paris and Sunshine Theaters.

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Using Words

Friday, November 23, 2007

Language isn't a uniquely human gift...animals use it too. Find out what that reveals about how human language evolved. Also: the life of Hugo Chavez, from poverty to the presidency of Venezuela. We look back at the events surrounding JFK's assassination. Plus, two of America's finest actors, Frank Langella and ...

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Frost/Nixon

Friday, May 18, 2007

In 1977, British television host David Frost spent 28 hours (over the course of several days) interviewing former President Richard Nixon. It was three years after Watergate, and the first interview Nixon had done since leaving office. Tony Award winner Frank Langella talks about recreating that dramatic, politically fraught show-down ...

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Coming to Fruition

Friday, May 18, 2007

Tony Award-winning actor Frank Langella talks about his portrayal of Richard Nixon in the Broadway hit Frost/Nixon. And on today's Please Explain, we get some expert advice on produce--from how to pick a ripe melon, to how to prepare an artichoke.

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