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The Kominsky Method 

TV-MA | | Short, Comedy | TV Series (2018– )
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An aging actor, who long ago enjoyed a brush with fame, makes his living as an acting coach.

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Chuck Lorre
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Michael Douglas ...  Sandy Kominsky 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Alan Arkin ...  Norman Newlander 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Sarah Baker ...  Mindy Kominsky 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Graham Rogers ...  Jude 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Melissa Tang ...  Margaret 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Jenna Lyng Adams ...  Darshani 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Casey Thomas Brown ...  Lane 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Nancy Travis ...  Lisa 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Ashleigh LaThrop ...  Breana 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Emily Osment ...  Theresa 10 episodes, 2018-2019
Lisa Edelstein ...  Phoebe 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Susan Sullivan ...  Eileen 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Ramon Hilario ...  Alex / ... 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Annie Hsu ...  Sandy's Student 8 episodes, 2018
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Michael Douglas plays an actor who made it big a long time ago and who now is an acting coach at his studio named after himself, "The Kominsky Method." His best friend and agent loses his wife to cancer, which leaves both of them questioning their existence as they struggle through choices and relationships, old and new. As Kominsky teaches a class to actors he meets a woman whom he has deep feelings for, but lacks the skills to make a relationship work. Meanwhile his agent struggles with the pain of his wife's death and a drug addicted daughter. Throughout the series it becomes clear that their advanced age has challenges that neither one knows how to overcome, and as they keep onboard this train of life, which is closer to death then ever before, they learn to navigate their way through pain and character growth and set backs.

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man | aging | friendship | See All (3) »

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Some Friendships Never Grow Old

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Alan Arkin and Nancy Travis both starred in So I Married an Axe Murderer See more »

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Class act
19 November 2018 | by niccobatesSee all my reviews

While Michael Douglas is the acting teacher, it's Alan Arkin who delivers the master class in comedic timing. Delightful all round based on four episodes.


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