The Surgeon’s Files: The Prodigal Son Podcast (Episode 207 with Guest, Lou Diamond Phillips)

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 7 of Season 2, the Winter Finale, “Face Value”. Afterwards, stick around for our exclusive interview with the director of tonight’s episode who also happens to play Gil Arroyo, the inimitable legend, Lou Diamond Phillips!  Lou was phenomenal to talk to, a bucket list interview for both the hosts. In an hour long conversation, he walked us through his experience of directing tonight’s episode (with great behind the scenes stories), how it was to welcome new cast members, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Alan Cumming, the book he wrote during pandemic, the longevity of his career and So Much More! A Do Not Miss Interview!

1:06:02 – Time Code for Start of the Lou Diamond Phillips  Interview. 

Announcement: If you love the music from Prodigal Son (and songs like it), check out our The Surgeon’s Files Spotify Playlist!

Guest Bio – Lou Diamond Phillips:

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Lou Diamond Phillips starred on the acclaimed streaming series “Longmire.” Additional credits include the streaming drama “Goliath,” cable comedy “You’re the Worst” and the network crime drama “Blue Bloods,” as well as recurring roles on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “The Ranch.” He received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Drama or Comedy for his roles in both the streaming drama series “Conversations in LA” and the cable comedy “Crossroads of History.”

Recent film credits include the studio drama “The 33,” the thriller “Created Equal” and Sundance Film Festival favorite “Filly Brown,” for which he was named Best Actor at the Imagen Awards. As a director, Phillips has helmed episodes of hit series “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Longmire” and “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” His novel “The Tinderbox: Soldier of Indira,” with illustrations by his wife, Yvonne, was released in October.

Originally born in the Philippines, Phillips was raised in Texas and is a graduate of University of Texas at Arlington with a B.F.A. in drama.

WATCH PRODIGAL SON:

Prodigal Son

FOLLOW LOU ON TWITTER AND HIS WIFE, YVONNE, ON INSTAGRAM

Lou | Yvonne

PURCHASE LOU’S BOOK ON AMAZON

The Tinderbox-Soldier of Indira

MORE IN THIS PODCAST SERIES

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

FOLLOW THE HOSTS:

Sheila | Mike

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Credits:

Music:
“Epic Dark Hollywood Trailer” by Jon Wright, licensed by Pod Clubhouse.

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


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