There are certain actors who are indelibly linked to one role in their career. Leonard Nimoy is Mr. Spock. Daniel Radcliffe is otherwise known as Harry Potter.
Jeremy Piven has appeared in dozens of films and television shows, for the past four seasons starring as Harry Gordon Selfridge in Masterpiece Theater’s “Mr. Selfridge.” But it’s still Ari, not Harry, he is best known as – Ari Gold, the super-agent on HBO’s “Entourage.”
It’s arguably the definitive portrayal of a Hollywood talent shark, and when a performance is that dead-on one has to wonder: How much of Jeremy is in Ari?
Not much, Piven says.
“I think that I’m as far from Ari Gold as you...