"When I suddenly feel like I can't find my footing, I listen to a song or look at a photograph or read an essay, and...
Success and happiness come to us when we remove our egos and focus on our effort and to do the work
"It didn’t occur to me to try acting it until I was, for an actor, relatively pretty old — 22 or 23." - Viggo Mortensen
Miles Teller: “Look, it’s tough when you’re a young actor. People aren’t really seeing the career that you’re going to carve out”
"I knew it was time for me to kind of evolve. Look, nobody tells you that. You just have to say now's the time." -...
So many of us turn to the go-to survival jobs for actors: waiting tables, temp office work, promo work, nannying.
IMDb's suit calls the law unconstitutional for violating the site's free speech rights.
Casting Director David Rubin: “The most important thing for an actor to bring to the table is themselves”
"And so many actors get preoccupied with what they think the filmmaker is looking for. And, frankly, what we're looking for is them." - Casting...
Actor Douglas Taurel interviews Padriac Lillis, a director inducted into the indie theater hall of fame and someone who is very well known for directing...
This industry is hard enough as it is without actors criticizing each other and questioning each others choices and motivations.
Interview: Gotham’s Chris Chalk on Playing Lucius Fox, Bad Auditions and Why He Likes Helping Young Actors
"Learn what you are as an artist, what your brand is and what you really want. Instead of letting the industry dictate it for you."...
Learning to be in control of your own mind gives you freedom.
Acting Demo Reel Services: Creating and Editing After your headshot and resume, your demo reel is one of the most important marketing tools you’ll need...
Amy Ryan: “I knew I was going to be a character actor when I started. I knew that would mean longevity.”
Actress Amy Ryan: "I’m more of an observer. I like watching the people at the party. It’s the plague of being an actor — you’re...
Viggo Mortensen on the Importance of Actors Working Together: “A movie only works because people adjust to each other”
When it comes to making movies, Mortensen says it can't be a competition on the set.
These are Birbiglia's tips for any actor -- or anyone in any creative field -- on how they can grow their careers in small --...
"This show has become a very humbling project about honoring veterans and their families," Taurel writes.
What are you doing to make sure you set yourself apart from the rest of the pack?
Simon Helberg on His ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ Role: “I’m an actor and I want to stretch different muscles”
Helberg spoke about portraying his character in the film and whether or not he feels typecast by his Big Bang Theory role.
Mark Rylance: “I didn’t particularly aim to be a Shakespeare actor, but I suppose I had a certain gift for it”
Believe it or not, Rylance reveals that he didn't intend to become known for performing Shakespeare.
"I actually got my first job after being here for one week — a role opposite Billy Crystal in Mr. Saturday Night." - Walton Goggins