Willem Dafoe sat for a conversation for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation late last year to discuss his performance in Edward Norton’s film, Motherless Brooklyn.
Actors on Acting
Actor Rafe Spall talks about how his father, Timothy Spall, influenced his career and how he still felt challenged by him.
The Emmy Award-nominated actor recently participated in a Conversations at Home Q&A session for SAG-AFTRA Foundation focusing on his This Is Us role.
Sarah Chalke Remembers Her Audition for ‘Scrubs’: “I thought I was maybe dreaming when I got that phone call”
Actress Sarah Chalke explains how she at first didn’t take the audition for Scrubs too seriously — until she read the script.
Rachel Borsnahan speaks about starring in a critically-acclaimed period series that has become the biggest hit of Amazon Prime’s streaming lineup.
Maude Apatow on how her father has influenced her career, advice her mother has given her, and one film that had a significant impact on her as an actress.
Tituss Burgess on Why His Role in ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ Was “Divine Intervention” and Going to “Couples Therapy” with Theatre
Tituss Burgess had something of a change of heart when it came to Broadway and that “Kimmy Schmidt” was a literal answer to his prayers.
Actor James Marsden spoke about appearing on ‘Dead To Me’ and how he relates acting to playing an android on HBO’s Westworld.
Beanie Feldstein spoke about her career growth, her frustration of being considered just as a “type” while trying to begin her acting career.
Jake Gyllenhaal talks about his recent career moves and why he feels there has been more opportunity to portray different types of men in his films.
Even though Chris Hemsworth has starred in films that have made over a billion dollars, he admits he can still be insecure about his status in the industry.
Cobie Smulders did a small amount of acting as a teenage model, but didn’t realize she could do it for a living until she tried again in college.
Ethan Hawke reflects on his career trajectory and offered insight on how an actor can have an “interesting career.”
Bradley Whitford spoke about his television work and what he specifically learned about television acting from his soap opera experience.
Peter Sarsgaard on Playing a Detective in ‘Interrogation’, Finding the Right Shoes and Looking to Animals for Inspiration
Peter Sarsgaard speaks about the challenges of playing a homicide detective and how it differs from one of his most famous roles in Boys Don’t Cry.
AJ Buckley reveals how his physical transformation surprised many during his audition process and how satisfying it was for him.
Jonathan Pryce speaks in depth about his many roles in film (including an in depth discussion about his part in The Two Popes), television, and stage.
Mark Ruffalo said that he argued against the idea of casting him as the Hulk to Avengers director Joss Whedon and star Robert Downey Jr.!
Kerry Washington on Her ‘Scandal’ Audition and the Importance of Olivia Pope: “I had never seen a network drama with a black woman as the lead”
Kerry Washington talks what she enjoyed about acting when she started as well as why getting in cast in Scandal was so important to her.
Jake Gyllenhaal points to his performance in his Broadway run in Sunday in the Park With George as a significant help to changing his attitude toward acting.