Paul Dooley and I talk about his fatherhood journey. We discuss how tough it was on him when his first two kids were hidden from him. We talk about their reunion and the relationships they have now. In addition, we talk about Paul being typecast as a dad in Hollywood. After that we talk about his book, Movie Dad Finding Myself and My Family, On Screen and Off. Next, we talk about how open and honest he was in this book and what he hopes people will take away from it. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Paul Dooley
Paul Dooley has been an actor for sixty-five years on film, TV, and the stage and has appeared in hundreds of movies, shows, and plays. Unquestionably, he is best known for his roles as the father in Breaking Away, Sixteen Candles, and Run Away Bride. Besides those movies, other films include Hairspray, Insomnia, Strange Brew, and Wating for Guffman. In addition, his TV roles include The Good Doctor, Modern Family, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Grey’s Anatomy, thirtysomething, My So-Called Life, and Star Trek. Follow Paul on Twitter at @thepauldooley. In addition, pick up his book wherever you purchase books. It is called Movie Dad Finding Myself and My Family, On Screen and Off.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.