Lisa Kudrow and Conan O’Brien visited the improv class they met this week in the mid-1980s, dotting a pep talk for young people interested in show business. (Watch the clip below.)
“It’s an inspiring message for anyone in a little improv class,” O’Brien said on his talk show. “I swear to God, that’s how you do it. You go there and you meet great people. Whether it’s a acting class, an improv class or a stand-up in a club, this is where you meet people, and you are young and you have dreams and that can work really well.
The host told “Conan” viewers on Wednesday that while their aspirations seem impossible, “I would just like to try and remind people that we were 22 and we were in this room.”
“Just keep whipping those dreams,” O’Brien added.
Kudrow, the “Friends” star who will appear on the HBO Max cast reunion on May 27, supported the idea. “You don’t know who you are going to meet next in a class or elsewhere,” she added.
Kudrow explained that as a newbie trying to find her comedic voice, she found a friend in O’Brien (who she had briefly dated).
“When you have someone that you feel like they understand you … and you can play and riff it safely with someone and that’s how you find it, it’s like that you are focusing on. “
But it wasn’t all serious.
“Most of the time everything I do is stolen from Conan,” Kudrow joked.
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