News of the death of James Lipton has brought sadness to the industry including those he’s interviewed and worked with.
The iconic host of Inside the Actors Studio who has done interviews with big-named stars for over two decades has died at the age of 93 after a long battle with bladder cancer.
Twitter was filled with tribute to this man:
Actress and singer Lea Michelle is saddened bu the news and will never forget about hie guesting in Lipton’s show
LGBT advocate, and host of “Watch What Happens Live” Andy Cohen said that Lipton “was a warm, meticulous man with a great appreciation of the arts and wicked sense of humor.
Conan O’Brien mention Lipton’s brilliance, sense pf humor and his friendship over the years.
Mark Ruffalo expresses his gratitude for the great interviews
THE Barbra Streisand said that it is refreshing that Lipton was interested in the actor’s process
Jane Lynch too is heartbroken and said that he is a wonderful guy
Lipton founded “Inside the Actors Studio” in 1994. In the show, he discusses with actors in front of student audiences hoping they would pick up a thing or two about acting and performance. He was also a dean of the Actors Studio Drama School in New York.