What makes you FEEL beautiful? This is the pivotal question stylist, author, designer and host Lawrence Zarian has asked the thousands of women and men who have come to him for his advice and guidance over his 25+ year career. As LZ says, "It’s not what you wear, it’s how you feel. And it’s not how you look, it’s how you LIVE." In his new podcast, “You Are Beautiful with Lawrence Zarian”, LZ celebrates his guests from all walks of life exploring what makes them tick; in the past two years we’ve all had to pivot our lives in some capacity and there’s been this glorious time to regroup, refresh, reset, restart, and renew. What is beautiful? This podcast digs in deep to each guest’s interpretation of the word to find out what used to be, versus what is now, what they have learned over the years in time of success, in time of struggle, EVERTHING in between, and of course what makes them FEEL…truly beautiful inside and out.
This week, LZ sits down with the Emmy-nominated actress, author, role model and icon, Barbara Feldon. Enjoy as these two take you on a ride of a lifetime as LZ and Barbara discuss accepting the power that we hold to change, and releasing things in our lives that we cannot control. Barbara is an inspiration, beauty, and icon. You will not want to miss this season finale of You Are Beautiful with Lawrence Zarian.
Barbara is best known for her iconic role as the original Maxwell Smart, Secret Agent 99 in the Get Smart series from 1969, which was revived in 1989, Get Smart, Again!, as well as another revival in 1995, Get Smart. Feldon is also known for her TV movie Let's Switch! (1975), and the cult-classic thriller A Vacation in Hell. Barbara has guest-starred in several tv series, including The Carol Burnett Show and The Dean Martin Show, and Mad About You.
A Few of Feldon's feature films included Fitzwilly (1967), Smile (1975), and No Deposit, No Return (1976). Her last film to date is 2006's Last Request, a comedy with T.R. Knight, Danny Aiello, and Joe Piscopo.
In 2015, Barbara released two editorial pieces featured in Metropolitan Magazine, and wrote a book, Living Alone and Loving It, in 2003.
This week, LZ sits down with the kind, funny, and absolutely beautiful Rachael Harris and goes deep and opens up about some of the deeper and more complex parts of life. From family addiction, finding and embracing forgiveness, and sharing pure love, to how we can use our past to become the most authentic versions of ourselves. LZ and Rachael explore and expose their vulnerable sides and invite listeners to buckle up for the most glorious ride.
Harris got her toes wet first in TV, with pivotal roles in the science fiction series "SeaQuest DSV" and "Star Trek: Voyager". Harris continued her career and became known for her news satire on the “TheDaily Show” in 2002, as well as her role as Kevyn Shecket in “Fat Actress”, and Sheila Sazs in “Suits”.
Harris is most known for her iconic comedy roles in “Sister, Sister”, and “New Girl”, and rejoined Ed Helms from her time with The Daily Show in the hit feature film “The Hangover”. Harris also starred as Susan Heffley in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”, and Joanna Dunlevy in “Surviving Jack”, before her current starring role for which she’s most known as Dr. Linda Martin in the hit series for Netflix, “Lucifer”.
Yvette Nicole Brown
This week, LZ sits down with the extremely talented, Emmy-nominated, Yvette Nicole Brown. Together they dive into a deep, profound, and raw about life's journey and the intricate roads that one can choose to take in living their most authentic life, drumming to the beat of their own drum... while living with integrity.
Like a rich tapestry, Yvette opens up about the multilayers of her life from her joyful lustrous career, supportive friends, her passion want and desire to keep the dialogue, education, and action alive celebrating #BlackLivesMatter to the most important role in her life and that is taking care of her beloved father.
Yvette Nicole Brown is an American actress, comedian, producer, writer, and host. She starred as Shirley Bennett on the NBC comedy series Community, as Dani in the 2015 version of The Odd Couple on CBS, and as Dina Rose on the ABC sitcom The Mayor.
Brown has also had guest roles in television shows such as Drake & Josh, That '70s Show, The Office, Boston Legal, Chuck, The Soul Man, Mom, and Big Shot. In addition to television, she has had supporting roles in films such as (500) Days of Summer, Tropic Thunder, Repo Men, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, and Avengers: Endgame.
Yvette is a talented actress performing the voice of "Harper" from the video game Minecraft: Story Mode in addition to Cookie on Pound Puppies, Luna on Elena of Avalor, and Principal Amanda Waller on DC Super Hero Girls. She has hosted Syfy cosplay series Cosplay Melee and has been a frequent couch guest on Talking Dead. Yvette has also guest co-host on talk shows including The View, The Talk, and The Real.
In 2021, Yvette received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her role in A Black Lady Sketch Show.
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This week, LZ sits down with award-winning actress, dancer, producer, and director, the exguistist Finola Hughes. In an engaging conversation, LZ and Finola discuss the importance of community and how the pandemic shined light on what true friendship looks like; dissecting the difference between “vertical” and “horizontal” relationships.
No stranger to awards, Finola won her first Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress for her role as Anna Devane onGeneral Hospital, and was nominated numerous times in 1990, 2000 and again in 2002.
Finola is also known for her highly acclaimed performance as ‘Victoria the White Cat' in the London production of the musical Cats, and continued working with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber in 'Song and Dance'.
Finola is also known as her characterLaura in the Saturday Night Fever sequel, Staying Alive, Carol Russo in Blossom, Patty Halliwel in Charmed, Dr. Alex Devane Marick in All My Children, and Anna Devane on General Hospital.
Finola can also add author to her illustrious career as the co-author of Soapsuds: A Novel, and is known for her advocacy work with The Art of Elysium; a Los Angeles based organization which pairs volunteer artists with communities to support individuals struggling with illness, displacement and crisis.
Finola is one of my favorite people. She is talented, beautiful, and truly an amazing mother. Enjoy!
This week, LZ sits down with the beautiful, inspirational, and talented actress Shohreh Aghdashloo and discusses life's journey. Enjoy as Lawrence and Shohreh share their stories about childhood inspirations that led them to discover the joys of working in the entertainment business.
Shohreh Aghadashloo is an Iranian-American actress and author best known for her role as Dine Araz from the television series 24 and Chrisjen Avasarala on The Expanse. Along with many additional award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for her role as Nadi in House of Sand and Fog, Shohreh won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as Sajida in HBO's, House of Saddam.
Shohreh is also known for her roles in The Exorcism of Emily Rose, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Nativity Story, and Star Trek Beyond.
In 2013, Shohreh released an autobiography, "The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines."
Shohreh's most current work includes her role as Brenda in the HBO series, The Flight Attendant.
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This week, LZ sits down with actress, comedian, and performer, Melissa Peterman to discuss how important it is to love who you are and most of all believe in yourself!
Melissa discusses her approach to parenting a teenager during a tech boom, her journey in the entertainment business, and LZ... reveals a secret he's been holding onto about the first time he met Reba and his want to star in her next music video!
Melissa is best known for her television comedy role in Reba as Barbra Jean. During her time on Reba, Peterman hosted The Sound of Music Sing-a-Long, and The Wizard of Oz Sing-a-Long, at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Peterman also made appearances on the World Cup Comedy Challenge and the celebrity edition of Trading Spaces with her Reba co-star Christopher Rich. She has also known for her role as Bonnie Wheeler in Baby Daddy and her role as Brenda Sparks in The Big Bang Theory spinoff, Young Sheldon. Melissa is also the host of ABC's family shows such as Dancing Fools, Bet on Your Baby, and CMT's The Singing Bee.
Melissa is also an amazing wife to John and a proud mom to her son Riley.
Such an inspirational podcast!!
Thank you Lawrence! Your podcast is so special! Every episode is filled with so much knowledge and you give us a path into ourselves so we can truly be happy and beautiful. 🥰
This podcast makes you feel good!
Thank you thank you for a positive podcast. It’s a great way to start my weds mornings.
Just what we needed
Enjoying this so much. Puts a smile on my face, a tear in my eye and love in my heart. You are so talented Lawrence and full of so much love. ❤️❤️❤️❤️🙏