We recently had the opportunity of sitting down with the man, the myth, the legend – actor Stephen Tobolowsky. He’s a terrific character actor for years, appearing in countless TV shows like Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entourage, Community, Glee, and The Mindy Project. He also has an incredible body of movie work including Spaceballs, Wild Hogs, and is probably best known as Ned Ryerson in the Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day. He’s also starred in many serious roles and been in so many films and TV shows that there’s a documentary about the situation titled, Stephen Tobolowsky’s Birthday Party.
Tobolowsky is also an accomplished author who was in NY for a signing for his book The Dangerous Animals Club then would introduce a 20th anniversary screening of Groundhog Day screening at 92YTribeca.
We sat down with Tobolowsky to talk a bit about his vast career and he regaled us with stories of life from everything from working with Robert Redford on the movie Sneakers to how he got the last laugh on NBC president Warren Littlefield after the sitcom Mr. Rhodes was canceled.
Here he is, in his own words, Stephen Tobolowsky.
For more information on Stephen Tobolowsky you can follow him on Twitter @Tobolowsky, visit his website, or listen to his podcast The Tobolowsky Files. Also, make sure to pick up his book The Dangerous Animals Club.