James Lipton — American Educator born on September 19, 1926,

James Lipton is an American writer, lyricist, actor and dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University in New York City. He is the executive producer, writer and host of the Bravo cable television series Inside the Actors Studio, which debuted in 1994... (wikipedia)

Comedians don't laugh. They're too busy analyzing why it's funny or not.
I did get Tom Hanks to say, Life is just a box of chocolates.
I think that anybody's craft is fascinating. A taxi driver talking about taxi driving is going to be very, very interesting.
The difference - the fundamental difference between theater acting and film acting is that film acting is disjunctive.
The definition of genius, really, should be that that person can do what the rest of us have to learn how to do.