Actor Willem Dafoe talks about about the “pleasure” he receives from performing and how he feels it even when his roles take him to different places.
Browsing: Actors on Acting
Kristen Dunst talks about her thoughtful approach to her career and how she chooses her roles.
Ben Platt reveals that while he can’t relate to many of his character’s traits in The Politician, he can connect with several key aspects.
Kate Phillips spoke about how she got cast on Wolf Hall and what she learned from her work on the series.
Mark Strong reveals that auditioned for a Bond film while Pierce Brosnan was playing 007 — but the audition didn’t go well.
Nick Offerman spoke in depth about branching out from Ron Swanson, the role that made him famous.
Robert Pattinson speaks about why he is returning to high-profile, big-budget films and what it was like to put on the Batsuit for the first time.
Joaquin Phoenix spoke about portraying the iconic supervillain and working with co-star Robert De Niro.
Aaron Paul talks about returning to Jesse and why he’s back after initially feeling comfortable with saying goodbye to the character.
Joaquin Phoenix spoke about the difficulty of finding Joker and how that led him to a surprising conclusion about what motivates the character.
Antonio Banderas talks about his career choices and why he hasn’t always been after box office success.
Michelle Williams on Portraying Real-life Figures: “It’s a little like trying to tap into somebody’s spirit”
To help her get into character in Fosse/Verdon, Michelle Williams observed as much archive material of Gwen Verdon as possible.
Joaquin Phoenix talks about playing the famed comic book villain, Joker.
Sacha Baron Cohen on his commitment to staying in character and why he was embarrassed to reveal his passion for acting to others when he was younger.
Stephen Root spoke about his career, including why he prefers his character work to more serious roles.
GLOW’s Kimmy Gatewood revealed how the Netflix show reignited her passion for acting.
Ansel Elgort’s frankness about his preparation and bad auditions is part of his outlook of telling himself the truth about his career.
Maura Tierney spoke about the emotional intensity that results from working on the Showtime series, The Affair.
Anthony Carrigan goes into detail about portraying NoHo Hank and how his hair loss allows him to find different dimensions of his characters.
Jason Bateman talks about working on ‘Ozark’ as both the lead actor and director and working with his co-stars in both capacities.