Category: TV

Billy Eichner on His Unsuccessful Past as a Child Actor: “I was too tall. I was too this. I was too that”

Eichner reveals that he turned to comedy because his initial forays into acting proved unsuccessful.

Mackenzie Davis on Breakthrough ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Role: “It was one of my very first jobs. I was so nervous”

"When I started this job, I remembered looking up “how actors prepare for parts” because I just didn’t know!" - Mackenzie Davis

Sophie Turner on Falling in Love with Acting and Playing Sansa on ‘Game of Thrones’

"To be able to flesh out a character for over eight or so years has been really amazing." - Sophie Turner on Playing Sansa Stark

Kit Harington on Playing Jon Snow: “You take every scene as it comes”

"You just look like an actor wanting to change the character if you then go back and betray what your first instincts were." - Kit Harington

Sterling K. Brown on Becoming an Actor: “You get bit, and you just keep chasing that”

"I was used to being 'that dude from that show, who got shot in that episode'" - Sterling K. Brown

‘Stranger Things’ Star Shannon Purser on Getting Cast as Barb

"I had never booked anything, gotten close calls, and then one day I got an email about this new show called Stranger Things, asking for a tape." - Shannon Purser

Michaela Watkins on the Challenge of Finally Landing a Long-Term Role in ‘Casual’

"I felt like I really want to chew the meat. I just really want to get to know somebody in a consistent way." - Michaela Watkins on Her Role in 'Casual'

Josh McDermitt: “I moved to LA a little later in my life than when most people move and I feel like I’m better for it.”

"You have wins, you have losses. You have to remain positive, that’s probably the biggest challenge; to not get yourself down." - Josh McDermitt on Acting

Britt Robertson on ‘Girlboss’ and the Advice Charlie Theron Gave Her

"It takes a brave person to do that and to get up every day and still give it your best shot rather than just cowering with fear." - Britt Robertson

The Leftovers’ Carrie Coon: “It’s Hollywood that lacks imagination. Actors don’t”

"Literature has always been the greatest fuel for my imagination." - Carrie Coon

Stanley Tucci on Film Actors Doing Television Roles and Finding Jack Warner

"You’re a film actor, you’re a TV actor. To me, you’re an actor. Just act." - Stanley Tucci

Ewan McGregor on Playing Two Roles on ‘Fargo’: “The challenging part is making sure they’re both unique people”

"I felt like I understood them from the writing and I don't make the job very complicated for myself as an actor." - Ewan McGregor on 'Fargo'

Alexander Skarsgard on ‘Big Little Lies’: “It was very primal in a way and some of the toughest scenes I’ve ever had to shoot”

Skarsgard talks how difficult it was to film the abuse scenes and why it is so important that he gained the trust of his co-star

Giancarlo Esposito on Why He Initially Turned Down Reprising Gus Fring on ‘Better Call Saul’

"I don’t like to repeat myself. I try to always be original in my work." - Giancarlo Esposito

Susan Kelechi Watson on Her ‘This Is Us’ Character and Working with On-Screen Husband Sterling K. Brown

"I’m not going to worry about who she necessarily was in the last episode, but I’ll let it inform me in the next episode." - Susan Kelechi Watson

Josh McDermitt on His ‘Walking Dead’ Character: “I’ve had to make decisions for myself because being an actor is all about making choices”

Josh McDermitt reveals that not even he knows the truth -- and he wants to keep it that way in order to help his performance.

Why Giovanni Ribisi Never Intended to Do a Show Like ‘Sneaky Pete’ and When He Finally Decided to “Chase Being an Actor”

"A friend of mine introduced me to the Actors Studio and Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro and Gary Oldman. It really was a revolution for me." - Giovanni Ribisi

‘This Is Us’ Star Chrissy Metz on Her Long Road to Success

"When I booked 'This Is Us', I had 81 cents in my bank account" - Crissy Metz

Abigail Spencer on Going from ‘Rectify’ to ‘Timeless’: “I had never been a lead of a network show before”

"I saw Lucy differently than other people did. I didn’t want to play a hero; I wanted to play someone at the beginning of their journey." - Abigail Spencer

Mark-Paul Gosselaar on ‘Pitch’: “The other side, the acting side, is easy, in relation to the physical stuff”

"I started playing it in a certain way and the writers started writing it a certain way to complement what I was doing onscreen." - Mark-Paul Gosselaar on 'Pitch'