The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 202 with Guest Frank Harts)

Welcome to The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast, your unofficially official Prodigal Son after-show podcast!

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Each week, The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast will break down the week’s episode of Prodigal Son and bring you interviews with the show’s cast and creatives! Think of it as the unofficially official companion podcast for the series.

This week, hosts Mike and Sheila discuss Episode 2 of Season 2, “Speak of the Devil”. Afterwards, stick around for our exclusive interview with JT Tarmel himself, Frank Harts!! Frank really took us behind the scenes on his character’s journey this season and the importance of reflecting real world experiences through TV. Also, Irish grandmothers that scare us with their horror stories! And so much more!

1:21.25 – Time Code for Start of the Frank Harts Interview. 

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Guest Bio:

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Frank Harts has appeared on the cable drama “Billions” and the network series “Bull.” He received critical acclaim for his role as “Eddie the Doorman” on streaming comedy “Master of None.”  In addition, he had recurring roles on TV dramas “The Leftovers” and “The Path.”

Harts moved to New York from rural Illinois to study drama at The Juilliard School, where he received the Raul Julia prize for excellence. He made his 2004 Broadway debut in Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun” as “George Murchison,” opposite Audra McDonald and Phylicia Rashad.

His film credits include Jim Jarmusch’s “Paterson,” opposite Adam Driver; and Jason Bateman’s “The Family Fang,” opposite Nicole Kidman.


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This podcast was recorded in Pod Clubhouse Studios and edited by Caroline Daley and assembled by Michael Caputo.