Ask Dr. Phil

October 1, 2002

Gary Smith is an actor in L.A. " but unfortunately, that's not what he may be best known for around town. He's often mistaken for Robert Redford!

He asks Dr. Phil: "How do I make a name for myself as Gary Smith, not Gary Smith the guy who looks like Robert Redford?"

Dr. Phil can relate to this problem all too well. Not the Robert Redford part, but he's often mistaken for actor Jeffrey Tambor, who stopped by the show.

"You're complaining because you look like Robert Redford?" answers Dr. Phil. "You're breaking my heart," he says, suggesting that Smith consider either dying his hair or getting a Dr. Phil 'do!

He then tackles these issues as part of "Ask Dr. Phil" day: