Bishop says, “I was always giving Lauren advice on her love life – from experience to advice to opinion.
We had lots of discussions about that.” The actress adds that during their seven-season run, she attempted to set Graham up with Krause, whom she had reconnected with when they played siblings on drama in 2009.
We stayed friends over the years, and I’ve always been a huge fan of his work,” she told Redbook.
In a recent interview with People, she talked about their comfortable banter.
It will also be interesting—and I alluded this to Amy when I spoke to her the other day—because it would have a lot to deal with the passing of Richard and the way the girls relate to not only losing him, but how they relate to me and supporting me. That becomes a very thick, complicated dynamic that would have not been in place had Ed stayed with us. I act like we're doing it, but I don't even know if we are! I think she would really go to some amazing places because in Amy's life she lost her father, who she adored, while we were doing .
That profound loss is still very close to her, so I'm sure she has a lot to say about it.
"The storytelling has always been deep and involved and intricate and interesting, but it's even more so now," Patterson told us.
When we sat down with Kelly Bishop at the ATX Television Festival, she gushed about how happy she is for the cast's success and how much she's missed them, especially her on-screen husband Richard, played by Ed Herrmann, who tragically passed away earlier this year.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA – MAY 19: Actors Lauren Graham (L) and Peter Krause attend the Emmy screening for NBC’s “Parenthood” at the Leonard H.
Goldenson Theatre on May 19, 2011 in North Hollywood, California.
“We keep things pretty private [but] I will say that on my flight here from L. I was happy to see on Direct TV that they were playing , Graham explained, “At our age we’d probably both been through ‘showmances’ that went south and made work an uncomfortable place to be,” she wrote.
“But ultimately, our mutual wariness gave way — it just sort of happened.” Here’s a glimpse into their love story.