Jason Bateman on how his experience as an actor influences the way he directs actors on set and what role a director plays in an actor’s performance.
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Becky Ann Baker chats about Nightfire, her career and why she’s had staying power, audition tips and why she hates self-tapes.
Kerry Washington talks about the role that posture played in her portrayal of Olivia Pope and Anita Hill in the 2016 HBO movie Confirmation.
What Does Patrick Stewart Say Before Walking Onstage That “Takes Away Anxiety and Stress and Worry”?
When it comes to the best acting advice he ever received, Patrick Stewart admits that it took him decades to fully understand it.
Actor Sterling K. Brown shared something he learned while in graduate school about acting that has helped him on the hit NBC show, ‘This Is Us’.
Willem Dafoe spoke about portraying real-life figures in many of his films and how Wes Anderson could probably convince him to play just about any role.
Actor David Harbour recognizes that trying to become a professional actor is, even at its best, a “humiliating” process.
Guy Pearce on the importance of finding a character’s depth when considering how to perform as the character.
Josh Radnor spoke about how costuming can aid an actor into portraying a particular character, particularly in a show that is a period piece like Hunters.
Ed Harris spoke about the importance of getting out of one’s comfort zone when performing and the difference between wanting to be an actor and a star
While speaking about how to “make it” as an actor, William H. Macy shares the advice he would give to actors, both new and trained.
Actor Jeff Daniels revealed his insight on memorizing lines — something every actor must excel at to become a success.
Rachel Weisz spoke about why she puts so much effort into learning her lines — and yet still walks into a scene not knowing how exactly she’ll say them.
Kevin Bacon on “Actable” Actions and the Surprising Reason Why He Discourages People to Become Actors
Kevin Bacon says that there is one personality facet that he doesn’t know how to portray: being “likable.”
Brad Pitt spoke about the improv nature of comedy and remarked on how similar it was when he watched Anthony Hopkins during one of their films together.
When it comes to acting, Nicolas Cage suggests that if you’re going to borrow, you might as well borrow from the best.
Michael Emerson chats about his career, detailing how he portrays his characters and shares the best advice he has for actors.
Actress Ruth Wilson spoke about her early days as an actress and how much of a challenge auditions were for her.
Robin Williams shared one of his thoughts on finding the right starting point for playing a character.
Jeremy Strong speaks about the challenges of portraying a character in a fraying mental state in HBO’s, Succession.