LOS ANGELES — Why?
It’s the eternal question, but it’s also a handy answer if you’re 90 years old and some pesky whippersnapper with a notepad is peppering you with questions about your age.
The Hollywood Reporter this week published “Creative until you die,” a series of nifty — if somewhat macabrely titled — interviews about showbiz luminaries still working after age 90. Dick Van Dyke, Cloris Leachman, Don Rickles, Betty White … there are more than you might think.
THR books editor Andy Lewis (no relation, we hope) traveled to Lewis’ home in Las Vegas to interrogate, errrr, interview the famously difficult comedian, who was obviously in no mood that day to talk about how advanced age was affecting his career. Read more…