Actor Charles Grodin joins Ed Robertson in this episode of TV Confidential. As you may have seen on Jimmy Fallon, Charles Grodin has a new DVD out called The Perils of Show Business. His real-life advice for would-be actors, screenwriters, directors, and entertainment business professionals is invaluable, and not without Grodin's typical wry, straightforward humorous style. This episode has been reposted on Onstage and Backstage podcast with permission of TV Confidential. 

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In The Perils of Show Business, Charles Grodin has created a frank, no-nonsense, no-question-about-it, one-hour video that reveals his personal experience of working his way through the world of acting schools, agent representation, auditions, and the rest of the real-life world that makes up what's called show business.   Amazon    BarnesandNoble  

Charles Grodin studied acting under the guidance of Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen before making his 1962 Broadway debut. He is best known for his roles in The Heartbreak Kid, Midnight Run, Beethoven, and Dave. He currently hosts a daily talk-radio show on WCBS Radio. He is the author of 6 books.

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