Really Famous

with Kara Mayer Robinson

Famous people get real.



Ted Lange

actor, director, playwright



  • It's Isaac Washington, everyone's favorite Love Boat  bartender!  
  • You'll love him in real life too -- Ted knows how to schmooze!
  • He reveals which TV shows he's addicted too.
  • Ted has a fun theory about Sophia Vergara of Modern Family.
  • We discuss the NBC series This Is Us.
  • Ted gets candid about the Love Boat cast vs. producers.
  • He shares his Princess Cruises specialty cocktail: "the Isaac."
  • He talks love, race, showbiz, being a playwright & more.
  • He's so funny, so real, so Ted. Listen in -- you'll see.


From Ted's mouth to your ears:

  • On that slap in The Good Wife finale: "Gimme a break!"
  • When producers went too far: "Gavin was pissed off."
  • On discovering co-star Lauren Tewes (Julie McCoy) was battling drug addiction: "When this thing came out, I was like, 'Whoa!'"
  • "I take time out for Rachel Maddow. I think she's the best. I think she is the best."
  • Why he watches Judge Judy: "I watch people lie and I watch Judge Judy call them out."
  • "Charo laid the groundwork for that girl!"
  • On why he became an actor: "Ego."
  • I liked sitting in class cracking jokes. I got a little attention...what's not to like?"
  • On navigating Hollywood: "They're bullshitting you!"
  • On producers wanting someone other than Marlon Brando for The Godfather: "Ryan O'Neill? C'mon!"