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In the Green Room of the View with Barbara Walters


Posted on June 10, 2012, in My Blog, with 10 Comments

I come from the old school: you made your movie and then, assuming you believed in it, you worked to sell it. Back in the late 50s early 60s that meant traveling around the country doing odd things for a month at least. Like for my first film, “Tall Story,” I went on Dick Clark’s American Bandstand, did a ribbon cutting at the opening of an orphanage in Denver, rode in a Police Gazette parade somewhere in the mid-west…that sort of thing.…

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The film was written and is being directed by David Posamentier and Geoff Moore. It's a terrific, wild, dark comedy and, from word of mouth, it's going to be really good.  My role is definately unusual, but I'll keep that a secret.


Posted on June 1, 2012, in My Blog, with 14 Comments

Just finished my Cameo on “Better Living Through Chemistry“. We filmed in Annapolis, Maryland. I’ve never been there before. Who knew how utterly charming it is? Loved it! Wish I could have stayed longer. Click for more

With fellow L'Oreal brand ambassadors Eva Longoria & Freida Pinto


Posted on May 23, 2012, in My Blog, with 26 Comments

Made it home from Cannes hopeful that the Lakers would turn around their series with Oklahoma but their post season ended last night.

I had a great time at Cannes this year. Those of you who followed my Twitter and Facebook accounts were able to see my behind-the-scenes and red carpet photos. I can’t tell you how much fun it is for me to be able to share these unique, bird’s eye view moments, and how moved I am always to read your comments.…

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with Sam Waterston


Posted on May 14, 2012, in My Blog, with 11 Comments

Hope all of the Mothers had a wonderful Day yesterday. I appreciated all of the warm wishes I received on Facebook and Twitter it means a lot.

After almost 4 months of staying put, things are shifting into high gear. I went to New York to shoot a scene with Sam Waterston for “The Newsroom, Aaron Sorkin’s amazing new TV series for HBO which premiers June 24th.…

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peace love and misunderstanding banner


Posted on May 7, 2012, in My Blog, with 16 Comments

The above trailer (click on image to play) is from my latest film Peace Love and Misunderstanding which will be released in theaters June 8th! For more release information visit the IFC Films website here:

I love this movie. I co-starred with Catherine Keener, Elizabeth Olsen, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chace Crawford and Nat Wolff. It’s directed by the wonderful Bruce Beresford (“Driving Miss Daisy”.…

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The Newsroom Season 1 Trailer #2

Posted on May 2, 2012, in My Blog, with 7 Comments

HBO has released a second trailer for Newsroom! Newsroom premiers June 24th on HBO.
Click on the image to enjoy! Hope you will be watching.

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Posted on April 24, 2012, in My Blog, with 22 Comments

Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of first Jane Fonda Workout Video. It feels like yesterday and 100 years ago. I’m sure you’ve had that same feeling. Still fresh yet so much water under the bridge. I am so different. The world of Fitness is so different.

Let me begin: It was 1980 or ‘81, I think. Stuart Karl came to me to ask me to make a video of the exercise routine that appeared in my first Jane Fonda Workout book.…

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with Catherine Keener and Levon Helm


Posted on April 17, 2012, in My Blog, with 6 Comments

I just received this email:

“Dear Friends,
Levon is in the final stages of his battle with cancer. Please send your prayers and love to him as he makes his way through this part of his journey.

Thank you fans and music lovers who have made his life so filled with joy and celebration… he has loved nothing more than to play, to fill the room up with music, lay down the back beat, and make the people dance!

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Posted on April 12, 2012, in My Blog, with 10 Comments

Word is out about the film, “The Butler”. It is a beautiful and true story about a black man who grew up in the Jim Crow South and went to work as a much beloved butler in the White House through many administrations, both Republican and Democratic. Lee Daniels, the Academy Award nominated director of “Precious,” and producer of “Monsters Ball” will direct.…

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