Robert Wuhl is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known as the creator and star of the television comedy series Arliss (1996–2002) and for his portrayal of newspaper reporter Alexander Knox in Tim Burton's Batman (1989).
Gilbert and Frank welcome back one of their most popular guests, comedian and actor Robert Wuhl, who holds court on a variety of subjects, including bad biopics, overrated film classics, the real story of Ty Cobb and the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton's "Batman." Also, Jack Nicholson hatches a plan, Ward Bond tangles with Martin Landau, John Ford takes on Cecil B.DeMille and Robert remembers his friends Joe Bologna, Bruno Kirby and Trey Wilson. PLUS: "The Babe Ruth Story"! The villainy of Frank Fay! The cinema of Michael Ritchie! Neil Simon teams with Peter Sellers! And Robert reprises his Oscar voting rules! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Steve Cooper talks with actor/comic/writer Robert Wuhl. Robert is best known as the creator and star of the television comedy series Arliss and for his portrayal of newspaper reporter Alexander Knox in Tim Burton's Batman. His first starring role in a movie was in The Hollywood Knights and has been seen in many more including Good Morning Vietnam, Bull Durham, Blaze, Blue Chips, Missing Pieces and Cobb. In 2006 he starred on HBO in a one-man-show Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl, where he taught a history class to show how history is created and propagated in a similar fashion to pop culture. He was also a writer on the TV series Police Squad and has won two Emmy awards for co-writing the Academy Awards in 1990 and 1991 with Billy Crystal.
I catch up with actor, comedian, and writer Robert Wuhl. Tim Burton's Batman is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Robert played reporter Alexander Knox. We talk about Robert's Batman theory. Robert played writer Al Stump in the highly underrated Cobb. We talk plenty of baseball, included Robert's favorite baseball movies and the Hall of Fame. We discuss Arli$$, the Oscars and of course, Bull Durham.
Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, comedian and actor Robert Wuhl joins the boys to talk about the latest Batman, whether or not we might see “Arli$$” on television again and speculates whether Ichiro or Albert Pujols (or someone else) will be the next unanimous Hall of Famer. Oh…and Shawn attempts to cast a 12-episode Netflix re-imagining of the iconic film “Bull Durham”.