Bob Kale, CSA
Casting Director, Teacher, Writer

Interests, Likes, Fascinations

In no particular order:

Sir Joseph Paton’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream paintings
Patricia Neal
Jesus Montero
Bob Seger
Family Guy (Fox)
Sutton Foster
Paul Rudnick
Gracie Allen
Fabergé Eggs 
Absolutely Fabulous (BBC)
Kate Nelligan
the ground floor of Saks Fifth Avenue (Fifth Avenue, Manhattan, NYC)
silent movies
Tyler Perry
Barbara Cook
Frances Mary Hodgkins (New Zealand painter—amazing watercolors)
game shows
Maureen McGovern
lump crabmeat cocktails
bow ties
Mo Gaffney
Daniel Day-Lewis
clothes in general (especially Etro)
South Park (Comedy Central)
Paul Lynde
Thornton Wilder
ricotta cheesecake
heated bath towels
Stephanie Weir
Lily Tomlin
gingers (in general)
Georges Goursat (aka SEM)
The Disney Store
Angela Lansbury (a great beauty in every sense of the word)
French country homes and cottages
singing simple and uncomplicated songs for the sheer pleasure of singing
Mackinac Island
Christmas in NYC
waffle weave robes

. . . and . . .

water, water, water—lake, river, creek, ocean, rain, bath, shower,
pool, Jacuzzi!

Of course, I’ve left a good many loves out.

Below: On The Beach—Frances Mary Hodgkins

Below: Le Vrai et le Faux Chic—Georges Goursat (aka SEM).

Below: Les Montparnos—Georges Goursat (aka SEM).

Movies I admire . . . or just simply enjoy . . . in no genuine order:

On The Waterfront (1954)
Gigi (1959)

A Room With A View (1985)
Lawrence Of Arabia (1963)
The Great Escape (1963)
Silk Stockings (1957)
Double Indemnity
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
A Simple Plan (1998)*
Chocolat (2000)
The Women (1939)

. . . and, yes—the inevitable . . .

Gone With The Wind (1939)

* Heartbreaking—everyone in the world should have to see it anyway.