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James Lipton Net Worth

James Lipton Net Worth is
$6 Million

James Lipton Biography

Born to a journalist and instructor parents in Detroit Michigan, James Lipton has turned into a popular composer, article writer and actors. He also acts as the host, article writer and executive maker of the hit Television series


Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameJames Lipton
Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 19, 1926
Height1.75 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Television producer, Voice Actor, Television presenter, Pilot, Composer, Choreographer
EducationThe New School, New York University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseKedakai Turner (m. 1970), Nina Foch (m. 1954–1959)
ParentsBetty Weinberg, Lawrence Lipton
AwardsCritics' Choice Television Award for Best Reality Show Host, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series Or Special
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Non-fiction Series, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series Writing Team, PGA Producer of the Year Award in Non-Fiction Television
MoviesBolt
TV ShowsAnother World, Capitol, Inside the Actors Studio, The Simpsons, The Best of Everything, The Hamptons (2002)


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 Humorously claims his wife Kedaki doesn't allow him to get a tattoo.
2 His paternal grandparents were Polish Jewish immigrants and his maternal grandparents were Russian Jews.
3 Played Dan Reid, the Lone Ranger's nephew on the radio program in the 1940s out of WXYZ in Detroit.
4 Attended Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.
5 Awarded a Lifetime Achievement Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
6 Lipton's Inside the Actors Studio (1994) TV show is incorporated as a non-profit and all of its proceeds go to the Actors Studio and the university where it is based. The show has been a success in both ratings and artistically, having earned twelve Emmy nominations.
7 In his book "An Exaltation of Larks" he lists the popular and obscure phrases that describe groups of things (ie, a gaggle of geese, a murder of crows and, of course, an exaltation of larks). The book has been in print continuously since 1968.
8 Recently recovered the score to his musical "Sherry!" which he wrote in 1967. It is a musical adaptation of The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942). The score was feared to have been lost in a fire but was instead sent to the wrong storage facility and ended up at the Library of Congress with the other contents of the storage unit. A concert version cast album has been produced and is now available. The featured performers are Bernadette Peters, Nathan Lane, Carol Burnett, Christine Baranski, Tommy Tune and Mike Myers.
9 His father Lawrence Lipton was a prominent beat generation writer, the author of "Holy Barbarians". His mother was Betty Weinberg. James is an only child.
10 Does all of the research (the famed blue cards) for the Inside the Actors Studio (1994) interviews himself which usually takes about two weeks. While being dean of the Actors Studio Drama School he did this research after his administrative day job at the school.
11 He studied acting for two-and-a-half years with Stella Adler, four years with Howard Clurman and two years with Robert Lewis.
12 Was the creator and executive producer for President Jimmy Carter's Inaugural Gala, the first presidential inaugural gala to be televised. Also the producer of twelve Bob Hope birthday specials.
13 In each of his interviews for Inside the Actors Studio (1994) he asks the famed "10 questions", which are adopted from the famous French television host Bernard Pivot. - 1. What is your favorite word? - 2. What is your least favorite word? - 3. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? - 4. What turns you off? - 5. What is your favorite curse word? - 6. What sound or noise do you love? - 7. What sound or noise do you hate? - 8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? - 9. What profession would you not like to do? - 10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?.
14 He was formerly the dean of Actors Studio Drama School of New York's New School University for ten years. He now has the title of Dean Emeritus.
15 Is a member of the AOPA (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association)
16 He can speak French and Latin.
17 He is an only child.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Ending every interview with the 10 question survey.
2 His slow and smooth speaking style.


Pictures

All James Lipton pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Reality Show Host Inside the Actors Studio (1994)
2013 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Informational Series or Special Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Christian Barcellos (executive producer)

Shawn Tesser (producer)

Jeff Wurtz (producer)
2007 Lifetime Achievement Award Daytime Emmy Awards
1997 CableACE CableACE Awards Talk Show Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Caroline Kaplan (series producer)

Michael Kostel (producer)

John Servidio (producer)

Jeff Wurtz (co-producer/director)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Informational Series or Special Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Shawn Tesser (produced by)

Jeff Wurtz (produced by)
2015 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Informational Series or Special Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Shawn Tesser (produced by)

Jeff Wurtz (produced by)
2015 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Reality Host Inside the Actors Studio (1994)
2014 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Informational Series or Special Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Shawn Tesser (producer)

Jeff Wurtz (producer)
2014 PGA Award PGA Awards Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Shawn Tesser

Jeff Wurtz
2013 PGA Award PGA Awards Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Shawn Tesser

Jeff Wurtz
2012 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Nonfiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Frances Berwick (executive producer)

Christian Barcellos (executive producer)

Shawn Tesser (producer)

Jeff Wurtz (producer)
2008 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Nonfiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Frances Berwick (executive producer)

Christian Barcellos (executive producer)

Sabrina Fodor (produced by)

Jeff Wurtz (produced by)
2007 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Nonfiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Frances Berwick (executive producer)

Christian Barcellos (executive producer)

Sabrina Fodor (produced by)

Jeff Wurtz (produced by)
2006 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Nonfiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Frances Berwick (executive producer)

Christian Barcellos (executive producer)

Sabrina Fodor (produced by)

Jeff Wurtz (produced by)
2005 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Nonfiction Special Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Frances Berwick (executive producer for bravo)

Christian Barcellos (executive producer for bravo)

Alice Siess (producer)
2005 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Nonfiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Frances Berwick (executive producer for bravo)

Christian Barcellos (executive producer for bravo)

Sabrina Fodor (producer)

Jeff Wurtz (producer)

Alice Siess (producer)
2005 PGA Award PGA Awards Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Jeff Wurtz
2004 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Nonfiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Frances Berwick (executive producer for bravo)

Christian Barcellos (executive producer for bravo)

Alice Siess (producer)

John Servidio (producer)

Michael Kostel (producer)
2003 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Non-Fiction Series (Traditional) Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Christian Barcellos (executive producer for bravo)

Frances Berwick (executive producer for bravo)

Michael Kostel (producer)

John Servidio (producer)
2002 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Non-Fiction Special (Informational) Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Christian Barcellos (executive producer for bravo)

Frances Berwick (executive producer for bravo)

Michael Kostel (producer)

John Servidio (producer)

Jeff Wurtz (director)
2002 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Non-Fiction Series (Informational) Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Christian Barcellos (executive producer for bravo)

Frances Berwick (executive producer for bravo)

Michael Kostel (producer)

John Servidio (producer)

Jeff Wurtz (director)
2001 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Non-Fiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Michael Kostel (producer)

Jeff Wurtz (director)

John Servidio (producer)

Frances Berwick (executive producer for bravo)

Christian Barcellos (executive producer for bravo)

Vienna Steiner (executive producer for bravo)
2000 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Non-Fiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Frances Berwick (executive producer)

Christian Barcellos (executive producer)

Vienna Steiner (executive producer)

Michael Kostel (producer)

John Servidio (producer)

Jeff Wurtz (director)
1999 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Non-Fiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Michael Kostel

Jeff Wurtz (director)

Vienna Steiner (executive producer)

Frances Berwick (executive producer)

Eileen Lanci

John Servidio
1998 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Non-Fiction Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Frances Berwick (executive producer)

Michael Kostel

John Servidio

Vienna Steiner

Jeff Wurtz (director)
1997 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Informational Series Inside the Actors Studio (1994) Michael Kostel (producer)

Caroline Kaplan (series producer)

Jeff Wurtz (director)
1988 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Achievement in Music and Lyrics Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC (1988) Cy Coleman (composer/lyricist)
1974 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Best Writing for a Drama Series The Doctors (1963) Eileen Pollock

Robert Pollock


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside the Actors Studio TV Series 3 episodes, 1994 - 2005 written by - 12 episodes, 1998 - 2009 writer - 2 episodes, 1996 - 2008
Inside the Actor's Studio Jennifer Lopez 2004 TV Series writer
Bob Hope's Birthday Spectacular in Paris 1989 TV Special
Bob Hopes High-Flying Birthday Extravaganza 1987 TV Movie
Capitol TV Series head writer - 8 episodes, 1984 - 1987 written by - 2 episodes, 1987
Copacabana 1985 TV Movie television story and teleplay
Mirrors 1985 TV Movie novel / screenplay
All-Star Birthday Party at Annapolis 1982 TV Movie written by
All-Star Birthday Party for Bob Hope... at Sea 1979 TV Movie
Happy Birthday, Bob 1978 TV Special
The Doctors 1972 TV Series 6 episodes
Return to Peyton Place 1972 TV Series head writer
The Best of Everything 1970 TV Series head writer
Another World 1965 TV Series written by - 171 episodes
The United States Steel Hour 1960 TV Series 1 episode
The Edge of Night 1956 TV Series 1968-1969
Guiding Light 1952 TV Series head writer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside the Actors Studio TV Series executive producer - 18 episodes, 1994 - 2015 associate producer - 1 episode, 2003
Bob Hope's Birthday Spectacular in Paris 1989 TV Special executive producer
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC 1988 TV Special executive producer
Bob Hopes High-Flying Birthday Extravaganza 1987 TV Movie executive producer
Mirrors 1985 TV Movie producer
All-Star Birthday Party at Annapolis 1982 TV Movie executive producer
American Dance Machine Presents a Celebration of Broadway Dance 1981 TV Movie producer
Bob Hope on the Road to China 1979 TV Movie producer
Happy Birthday, Bob 1978 TV Special executive producer
Jimmy Carter's Inaugural Gala 1977 TV Movie executive producer

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fan Girl 2015 TV Movie Principal (voice)
Arrested Development 2004-2013 TV Series Warden Stefan Gentles
Suburgatory 2012 TV Series Dr. Richard Rohl
Bolt 2008 The Director (voice)
According to Jim 2008 TV Series Devil
Bewitched 2005 James Lipton
Cold Squad 2005 TV Series Uniform Cop
The Goldbergs 1954 TV Series Lotzi
Inner Sanctum 1954 TV Series Tony
You Are There 1953 TV Series Michelangelo
Guiding Light 1953 TV Series Dr. Dick Grant
The Big Break 1953 Marty
CBS Television Workshop 1952 TV Series
Armstrong Circle Theatre 1951 TV Series
Pulitzer Prize Playhouse 1951 TV Series

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC 1988 TV Special lyricist
The Best of Everything 1970 TV Series composer: theme music - 1970

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC 1988 TV Special lyrics: "Comedy Ain't No Joke" / music: "Comedy Ain't No Joke"

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
... A Father... A Son... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood 2005 TV Movie documentary special thanks
The 50th Annual Tony Awards 1996 TV Special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside the Actors Studio 1994-2015 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2014 TV Series Himself
2014 NHL Awards 2014 TV Special Himself
2013 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Winner: Outstanding Informational Series or Special (uncredited)
America's Got Talent 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest Performer
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell 2013 TV Series Himself
Now with Alex Wagner 2013 TV Series Himself
Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself 2012 Documentary Himself
Glee 2012 TV Series Himself
The Apprentice 2012 TV Series Himself - Boardroom Advisor
Rachael Ray 2009-2012 TV Series Himself
The Simpsons 2002-2011 TV Series Himself
Conan 2011 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2008-2010 TV Series Himself
Jeopardy! 2010 TV Series Himself - Video Clue Presenter
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2010 TV Series Himself
Family Guy 2009 TV Series Himself
Söndagsparty med Filip och Fredrik 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
Saturday Night Live 2009 TV Series Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2001-2009 TV Series Himself / Himself - Reciting a Rap Song
The Heyman Hustle 2009 TV Series Himself
Igor 2008 Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2004-2008 TV Series Himself
CBS News Up to the Minute 2007 TV Series Himself
The View 2007 TV Series Himself
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards 2007 TV Special Himself ("Inside the Actor's Studio: The Brady Bunch")
The 50th Annual New York Emmy Awards 2007 TV Special Himself
2006 Women's World Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
Joey 2006 TV Series Himself - Host of 'Inside the Actors Studio'
Great Things About the Holidays 2005 TV Movie Himself
The Tony Danza Show 2005 TV Series Himself
James Lipton Takes on Three 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Open Access 2004 TV Series Himself
Charlie Rose 2003-2004 TV Series Himself
Da Ali G Show 2003 TV Series Himself
The Hamptons 2002 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2002 TV Series Himself
Magic Time: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon 2002 Video documentary short Himself
Contender: Mastering the Method 2001 Video documentary short Himself - Host, Inside The Actor's Studio
Bouillon de culture 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
Today 1967 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy 2010 Video documentary Himself (uncredited)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010 TV Series Himself
101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments 2004 TV Movie Himself
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