Jeffrey Tambor appeared on The Colbert Report last night to promote his new show on Amazon, “Transparent”, in which the actor formerly known as George Bluth plays the role of Maura Pfefferman, nee Mort Pfefferman. Patriarch turned Matriarch of the Pfefferman family is undoubtedly a challenging role to play, but Tambor might have gone a little too far when he told Colbert, “It’s the greatest transformative role I’ve ever played in my life”:
You see, playing a man who becomes a woman — for Tambor — is sort of old hat (pun intended):
Indeed, last we saw Tambor/Bluth, he was — and I quote — “getting more comfortable” in his new skin:
If Walter White can wake up as Hal, don’t be surprised when Tambor’s timelines end up converging too.