Mad Influence

Jeff Goldblum

Episode Summary

For four decades now, Jeff Goldblum has been one of the most interesting and beloved actors in Hollywood. He’s starred in some of the biggest hits of all time (the Jurassic Park franchise; the Independence Day movies), while charming audiences in films like The Big Chill, The Fly, and The Grand Budapest Hotel. A celebrated jazz pianist, he also released his debut in fall of 2018. In this high-energy conversation with GQ’s Jim Nelson, Goldblum explains how he got started, what he learned from filmmakers like Steven Spielberg and Robert Altman, and why he thinks his best work may be ahead of him.  

Episode Notes

For four decades now, Jeff Goldblum has been one of the most interesting and beloved actors in Hollywood. He’s starred in some of the biggest hits of all time (the Jurassic Park franchise; the Independence Day movies), while charming audiences in films like The Big Chill, The Fly, and The Grand Budapest Hotel. A celebrated jazz pianist, he also released his debut in fall of 2018. In this high-energy conversation with GQ’s Jim Nelson, Goldblum explains how he got started, what he learned from filmmakers like Steven Spielberg and Robert Altman, and why he thinks his best work may be ahead of him.