Popeye and Sixteen Candles with Paul Dooley

I Was There Too #88 June 19, 2018

Actor Paul Dooley joins Matt to talk about his roles as Wimpy in the 1980 film Popeye, as Jim Baker in the 1984 film Sixteen Candles, and a whole lot more. First, Paul discusses his approach to adapting the character of Wimpy, working alongside Robert Altman and Harry Nilsson, and improvising with his colleagues in their downtime. Then, we’ll find out which line from Sixteen Candles was changed by Paul for the better before getting stories about everything from partnering with a very serious Max von Sydow in Strange Brew to Paul’s voice work within the Cars franchise.

This episode is sponsored by Netflix’s You Can’t Make This Up Podcast.

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