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Lily Tomlin & Paul Weitz
Lily Tomlin & Paul Weitz

Interview: Lily Tomlin and Paul Weitz (Grandma) on Sidewalks TV (2015 Video)

She is a comedic legend and he’s a well-respected director and writer. They come to SIDEWALKS to discuss their film, “Grandma.”

Video Content: Lily Tomlin and Paul Weitz (2015)
In the edited TV version (above), SIDEWALKS host Richard R. Lee talks to director Paul Weitz and comedic legend Lily Tomlin about their careers and making their film, “Grandma.”

Mini-Biographies:
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Lily Tomlin has been a staple in the business. Her breakout role was on “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.” Her first feature film was in Robert Altman’s “Nashville.” Other notable projects she was in include “The Late Show,” “9 to 5,” “The Incredible Shrinking Woman,” “All of Me,” “Big Business,” “Disney’s The Kid,” “Flirting with Disaster,” “Tea with Mussolini,” “ I Heart Huckabees,” “A Prairie Home Companion,” and “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe.” Tomlin was the voice of Mrs. Frizzle on “The Magic School Bus.” Currently, she is starring in with Jane Fonda on Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie.”

Born in New York City, Paul Weitz is a screenwriter, producer, and director. He co-directed — with brother Chris Weitz — the films “American Pie” and Oscar®-nominated “About a Boy.” Early in his career, He was a co-writer on “Antz,” and was involved in sitcom “Off Centre” and revival of “Fantasy Island.” Weitz written and directed “In Good Company,” “American Dreamz” and “”Being Flynn.” He directed “Admission” and “Little Fockers.”

Interview Credits:
Recorded: August 22, 2015
Host / Producer: Richard R. Lee
Videographers: J.P. Langston and Rebeca Zuniga
Editor: Richard R. Lee
Special Thanks To: Sony Pictures Classics, Larsen Associates

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