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The best interviewees? Give me an actor in their winter years with a few scores to settle | Hadley Freeman

28 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Older stars make the best subjects, and Carl Reiner will live on in my pantheon of greats It was just by chance that I was the last person to interview comedy legend Carl Reiner , who died last week , four months after I spent an evening with him and his best friend, Mel Brooks, at Reiner's home in Beverly Hills. This was not my first final interview: I'm pretty sure I was the last journalist to interview Burt Reynolds , and I was surely the last to interview Kirk Douglas , 100 when I met him, in his home, just down the road from Reiner's. It's possible there were more. It's a professional...
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