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I worked at Bergdorf Goodman doing interior decoration.
There is no question that international tourism is on the rise – we see it at Bergdorf Goodman; we see it in Miami.
I do duets with folks like Randy Goodman, Aaron Neville, Bryan Adams, people like that.
People are so used to seeing John Goodman as a lovable dad or the quirky characters he played in the Coen Brothers films.
My natural self is John Goodman. If I relaxed, I’d be him.
John Goodman has such a good way of breaking the ice. He’s so good at being himself. A lot of people aren’t really good at that. He knows that he’s a legend. He knows that he’s one of the greatest.
The guys I dreamt of being like Phil Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, John Goodman, those are the guys I was aiming to become, and I think they do have a diversified portfolio with what they do.
Every single tune you know from the 1940s until the 1970s was written, arranged, and demoed in the Brill Building. OK, maybe not every song, but writers from Benny Goodman to Lieber & Stoller to Neil Diamond all kept offices there.
John Goodman is more that just a big guy, he’s a wonderful actor.
My idols are Richard Dreyfuss, Michael Keaton, John Goodman. Maybe that’s what I want for me.
I went to the Goodman School of Drama in Chicago.
I’m working really hard to get the clarinet out of that hole, that Benny Goodman thing.
John Goodman’s pretty dark – I love John Goodman.
The first memory I have was my sisters dancing to the radio when they played records by Benny Goodman and Harry James and of the sort. But the record that got me was a record by Derek Sampson, who was a young guy, called ‘Boogie Express,’ and it was boogie-woogie. Really, it was on fire, and that got me.
I went to the theater school at DePaul University in Chicago, the Goodman School.
Benny Goodman was one of the big influences as a clarinet player. That’s why I wanted the clarinet.
I’m no longer going to play thugs or debauched cops that I can’t possibly make complex characters. I’m bigger than that. I owe too much to too many good people at the Goodman, Arena and Playwrights Horizons.
I’m a huge fan of the program ‘Democracy Now,’ which is hosted by Amy Goodman, and I subscribe to the podcast.
John Goodman is like the Jackie Chan of acting. Any prop that you put in front of him, he’s going to take advantage of it in some peculiar way.
As I am straight up and down, I make a good flapper. One of the highlights of my life was dancing the Charleston with Len Goodman in a nightclub in a cream, Twenties-style dress; it was the nearest I’ll ever get to appearing on ‘Strictly’.
I love Glenn Gould. Max Steiner. John Williams. Louis Prima. Benny Goodman. Miles Davis. John Philip Sousa.
I started off playing the clarinet, after I was inspired by listening to my dad’s Benny Goodman records.
In Chicago, anything that you’re doing, the community gives it value. Every little improv show, every scrappy reading, and every lead on a Goodman mainstage. It’s all a promising opportunity for a young actor.
It was by listening to Goodman’s band, that I began to notice the guitarist Charlie Christian, who was one of the first musicians to play solos in a big band set-up.
It’s a real honor and dream come true for me to be part of something as awesome as NBC’s ‘Community,’ working with such comic legends as John Goodman and Chevy Chase.