Inside the Actors Studio: Icons | EW.com

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James Lipton may have a show-offy vocabulary, a Just For Men beard, and more pregnant pauses than William Shatner, but there’s no arguing with his effectiveness, as evidenced in the DVD release of Inside the Actors Studio: Icons. Who else could unearth tidbits like Quincy Jones complimenting Barbra’s backside, Eastwood’s aversion to the word Action! (it scared horse and orangutan costars), and Newman holing up in a hotel room with a 12-pack to prep for roles?

EXTRAS
Cutting-room moments and Lipton’s oratorical intros are skippable.

Originally posted November 3 2006 — 12:00 AM EST

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