Posts tagged as Stephen Tobolowsky

The Lost Roles Interview with Stephen Tobolowsky

Lost Roles is a weekly column exploring “what might have been” in movie and TV comedy as we take a different actor, writer, or comedian each week and examine the parts they turned down, wanted but didn't get, and the projects that fell apart altogether. This week, I interviewed Stephen Tobolowksy, beloved character actor, author, and podcaster. Tobolowsky has played hundreds of parts in movies and TV over the years, but you may know him best as Bill Murray's irritating high school acquaintance Ned Ryerson from Groundhog Day, amnesiac Sammy Jankis from Memento, or from his recent TV work in recurring roles on Glee, Heroes, [...]

'The Mindy Project' Fills Out Its Doctors Office

"Ned! Ryerson!" It might not be what you'll be saying but it'll definitely be what you're thinking while watching The Mindy Project this fall because Stephen Tobolowsky has been cast to play a legendary OB/GYN and head of Schulman and Associates, the practice where Mindy works. Joining him is Ike Barinholz, who is also a writer on the show, who will playing an ex-con male nurse and Amanda Setton who will be playing the office's steadfast office manager. The first clips of The Mindy Project made it seem a bit straightforward, so it's nice to see that there is silliness ahead. Better get some life insurance.