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Latest 'Entourage' cameo cast in blue
"Entourage," the long-running HBO show that will end for good next month, is known for its many sports-related cameos, including owners Jerry Jones of the Cowboys and Mark Cuban of the Mavericks.
Finally, with only three episodes left, series creator and Giants fan Doug Ellin turned to one of his favorite team's owners - chairman Steve Tisch.
Tisch doesn't get as much to say or do as Jones and Cuban did, but he does have one line in a scene in which he is shown playing poker with Andrew Dice Clay and others in Sunday night's show.
He also gets to do a bit of comic acting in a moment that is easy to miss if you don't pay close attention. I won't describe it in advance and ruin it for the spoiler-sensitive.
"I’ve known Doug Ellin for a long time," Tisch told me after Tuesday's news conference announcing MetLife will put its name on the team's stadium.
"Doug is a huge Giants fan. And there’s been a theme running through the last couple of years involving the NFL, an NFL team coming to
"I loved it. It was a lot of fun. Dice Clay was great to work with, and working with Johnny Drama [the character played by Kevin Dillon] was a lot of fun. It was a great way to spend a day.
"I think my scene took about five hours to shoot. It was great."
Tisch is shown wearing a replica Michael Strahan jersey. I asked whether the show provided it to him or he brought his own.
"I own that one," he said.
According to IMDb.com, this is only the second credited acting appearance for Tisch, a long-time film producer. He played "neighbor with dog'' in the 1996 film "Dear God."
Tisch appeared uncredited in a 1995 episode of "Seinfeld."