‘Inside the Actors Studio’ host James Lipton dies at age 93


NEW YORK (WNCN) –  James Lipton, the longtime host of the series “Inside the Actors Studio,” has died at the age of 93, his wife told The New York Times on Monday.

Kedakai Mercedes Lipton said the cause of death was bladder cancer.

James Lipton served as host for “Inside the Actors Studio” for 23 seasons.

“There are so many James Lipton stories but I’m sure he would like to be remembered as someone who loved what he did and had tremendous respect for all the people he worked with,” Kedakai Lipton said.

For many years, Lipton served as the Dean Emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University in New York City.

During his time as host of “Inside the Actor’s Studio,” he interviewed famous actors with in-depth questions about their profession.

He was born Sept. 19, 1926 in Detriot.

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