The phone call is Peter's notion of what a confrontation off-camera would have been like between these two men. ... And Nixon was pretty well-known for making late-night phone calls and maybe having a drink or two or maybe having just taken a sleeping pill. And his staff was instructed the next day to look at his phone log and call everybody and say, 'Whatever the president told you, don't do it.' He liked to make late-night calls and he liked to rambleLangella reprises 'Nixon' role in film Dec 02, 2008
Frank A. Langella, Jr. (born January 1, 1938) is an American stage and film actor.
Langella, an Italian American, was born in Bayonne, New Jersey, the son of Angelina and Frank A. Langella Sr., a business executive who was the president of the Bayonne Barrel and Drum Company. Langella attended Washington Elementary School and Bayonne High School in Bayonne. He graduated from Columbia High School, in the South Orange and Maplewood School District, in 1955, and graduated from Syracuse University in 1959 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in drama. He remains a brother of the Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.
Langella was married to Ruth Weil from June 14, 1977 to their divorce in 1996. They have two children. He lived with actress/comedian Whoopi Goldberg, whom he met on the set of Eddie in 1996, until they separated in March 2001.