Jeffrey Wright is an American actor.
Film and television production is on hold, but Jeffrey Wright is using the time to focus on his community. Jeffrey tells Marc how his attempt to help out a friend led him to a Brooklyn-wide effort to keep neighborhood restaurants afloat while feeding frontline workers. They also talk about ancestry, working in prison, Angels in America, Basquiat, Batman, Muddy Waters, and the great acting lesson Jeffrey learned from Christopher Walken. This episode is sponsored by Squarespace, Capterra, and HBO Max.
Inaugural guest and "Westworld" star Jeffrey Wright explains how 'Apocalypse Now' (1979) and 'Sid and Nancy' (1986) changed his life and drops some tidbits about his upcoming role in a mega franchise. Jeffrey also talks about his non-profit, Brooklyn for Life, which is fundraising to pay for front line Brooklyn hospital workers and first responders' meals during COVID-19.Hosted by Ian de BorjaFind additional content about Movies That Changed My Life at IMDb on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube
He’s an amazing actor who can play any role—right now he’s on HBO’s Westworld and making the new Batman. And he’s a Brooklyn guy who’s working on helping some great local restaurants get meals to several Brooklyn hospitals. We talk about how he’s trying to make a difference during Corona times and about his philosophies around acting and about what’s going on with the new Batman. I’ve known Jeff a long time and he’s a really deep and fascinating guy onscreen and @toureshowTwitter: @toureToure Show Ep 133Host & Writer: ToureSenior Producer: Jackie GarofanoAssistant Producer: Adell ColemanEditor: Ryan WoodhallPhotographers: Chuck Marcus and Shanta CovingtonBooker: Claudia JeanThe House: DCP Entertainment  See for privacy and opt-out information.
On today's show, Rich Eisen gets an update on the upcoming "virtual" NFL Draft from the Commissioner himself Roger Goodell, plus "Westworld" star Jeffrey Wright dials in to talk about his beloved Redskins and Tom Everett Scott makes a phone call about a special "That Thing You Do" event he and his cast mates have planned. Thank you to today's sponsors: Geico = Visit In just 15 minutes you could save 15% or more on car insurance.
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Dec 7th, 1965
Brush Valley, Pennsylvania, United States of America
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4 hours, 23 minutes
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