Lake Bell

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s an American actress, writer and director. She has starred in the television series Miss Match (2003); The Practice (2004) and its spinoff Boston Legal (2004-2006) as Sally Heep ; Surface (2005-2006); How to Make It in America (2010-2011)

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lake_bell41 karma

Again, the question is the compliment. So a bowlful of thanks to you. The answer is: HELL NO MUTHAFUCKA. I used to be picked on for my scrawny hairiness, and I was a late bloomer, so much so that my name haunted me with the phrase "Lake has no waves. I never want to swim in her." Things do get better.

lake_bell24 karma

I will not dignify that. But obviously Dr. Cat Black.

lake_bell23 karma

Don't be a dick.

lake_bell22 karma

First of all, I am floored by (A) your comments here, and (B) your tremendous review of In A World. I am quite literally with wet eyes in reading your thoughts. Thank you profoundly for your support and your sheer understanding of its message. It is utterly my baby and I guess it just feels good to inspire someone to feel that excited about anything.

As far as DVD extras are concerned, I have all kinds of goodies for you, including much-loved albeit superfluous deleted scenes, one of which with Melissa Disney who is the only female to have ever voiced a movie trailer ( Gone In 60 Seconds ). Also, a bloopers reel (of course) and the full segment of Eva Longoria's "stupid slapper" scene co-starring my lovely and patient assistant Heather Manzuto.

lake_bell21 karma

I don't know, you are going to have to talk to those cats about it. I am ready if they are.

Thank you very much. Are you going to come see In A World on Friday? Because I do acting in that too.

lake_bell19 karma

Sorry, I misread. I thought you meant "movies." When it comes to dancing, I don't like to keep myself in a box. I just let it flow, you know? (aka I do not know the professional terminology of my favorite dance movies but I do occasionally like to drop it like it's hot)

lake_bell19 karma

Let's start with comedians.

  • Tig Notaro
  • Demetri Martin
  • Mike Birbiglia
  • Louis CK

Favorite books.

  • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  • My current obsession is Just Kids by Patti Smith

Sundance is the only environment I've been in as an adult that reminds me of wanting to work hard for something, and to make an institution proud. It's a profound community of creativity and inspiration.


lake_bell18 karma

It was my first time directing a full-length feature. But I've done a couple of short form things, like Worst Enemy (which was at Sundance 2011) and then of course Children's Hospital.

It's different than acting, mainly in that you must wear comfortable shoes. It's more of an athletic sport. That's why I have a lot of sneakers.

You're beautiful as well. Don't change a thing.

lake_bell18 karma

First of all, is this Rob Huebel?

Anyway, Rob Huebel, to answer your question Rob Huebel, the funniest off-screen actor at CH is not really about the singular, it's more about the collective. I always feel bad for incoming guest directors, because it's like herding cats or 11 year old children. Rob Huebel.

lake_bell17 karma

I appreciate the question. But Scott does not.