‘Inside the Actors Studio’ host James Lipton dies at 93

Entertainment
James Lipton

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 13: James Lipton attends The Hollywood Reporter 35 Most Powerful People In Media 2017 at The Pool on April 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Hollywood Reporter)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – James Lipton, longtime host of “Inside the Actors Studio,” has died. His wife Kedakai Lipton tells the New York Times and the Hollywood Reporter that he died Monday in his New York home from bladder cancer. He was 93. Lipton interviewed hundreds of master actors and Hollywood luminaries for nearly 25 years on Bravo’s “Inside the Actors Studio,” including Paul Newman, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro and Glenn Close. The Detroit-born actor-turned-academic became an unlikely talk show host and celebrity when he began the show that also served as a class for his Actors Studio students.

(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.)

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss