03/29/2012 12:17 pm ET

Frank Langella Talks Hollywood Icons On 'TODAY' (VIDEO)

Tony Award-winning actor, Frank Langella, 74, has a lot of gossip to share from his decades on the stage and in Hollywood. Langella sat down with NBC's "TODAY" show to discuss his new book "Dropped Names: Famous Men And Women As I Knew Them."

Langella reveals why he chose to write about some of Hollywood's most famous icons, instead of penning his own biography. Want to know what Langella has to say about Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor? Watch the above video for an inside look at "Dropped Names" and one of the most glamorous eras in Hollywood history.