Quote: "It’s no doubt changed my life. You have to understand, my life is I get up and I come from my life and I go onto a set and I become Maura, and I’m very grateful. But at the end of the day, you would think I took off my costume as a performer but you never take off Maura. That’s the beauty of what they have created here. Acting is personal and you act as if your life depends on it. (Maura’s) made me a better person, a better parent, a better citizen." Jeffrey Tambor discusses the impact his show Transparent, and his transgender character Maura Pfefferman, has had on his life.
Quote: "My wife, for my birthday, got me a trainer, and I got mad. Who wants a trainer? I got a trainer and he makes me do 750 sit ups (a day). That's a lot!" Actor Jeffrey Tambor did not appreciate his wife's attempts to get him to shape up after turning 71 in July (15).
Quote: "I'd just like to honour Holly Woodlawn, who passed away. She was one of the great transgender artists and she was there at the invention of the wheel and I just wanted to honour her today." Actor Jeffrey Tambor, the star of TV drama Transparent, pays tribute to castmate and transgender icon Holly Woodlawn, who lost her battle with cancer in Los Angeles on Sunday (06Dec15).
Fact: Actor Christopher Sieber has swapped one Broadway production for another - he's quit his upcoming stint in Chicago to replace Jeffrey Tambor in La Cage Aux Folles. The Arrested Development star stepped into Kelsey Grammer's shoes as suave club owner Georges in the drag queen musical last month (Feb11), but bowed out of the show last week (ends25Feb11), citing "complications from recent hip surgery".
Fact: Christmas came early for actor Jeffrey Tambor and his wife KASIA on 10 December (06) - the couple became parents to baby girl EVE JULIA.