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Actor at Jerry's Deli Talks About Studio City Experiences in Book

See interviews and stories about Gene Duffy.

He writes about meeting Sharon Stone, Adam Sandler, Steve Carell and many others at the local

From Richard Horgan at Fishbowl LA

Under the pseudonym of Jozef Rothstein, one-time wannabe LA actor Gene Duffy has compiled a comical look at his dogged pursuit of the Hollywood dream, funded by years of day-job toiling at Jerry’s Famous Deli in Studio City. For the book’s title, Duffy chose an expression he liked to use with co-workers when describing the daily pastrami-and-rye-clatter routine: As the Matzo Ball Turns.

Duffy is now safely back in his native Pennsylvania and due for his next book signing June 16. Speaking recently with the same local reporter who wrote about him when he headed west in the late 1990s, Duffy highlighted some friendly celeb customers (Adam SandlerShaquille O’Neal…) and not-so-great famous folks (Sharon Stone…)

Also see the full interview in The Morning Call.

 

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