Mortensen speaks in-depth about his work and how he approaches his often-offbeat roles.
Browsing: Actors on Acting
Peter Dinklage: “One of the best things I can say about being on a TV show is that it makes you a better actor”
Dinklage revealed that acting on a TV show helped improved his abilities by making the craft seem more like a regular job.
Lynskey says that she sees much more interesting opportunities as an actress now than she did at the beginning of her career.
‘Riverdale’ Star Cole Sprouse’s Reddit “Ask Me Anything”: “I intentionally left entertainment for five years, and experienced life”
Sprouse talks about playing Jughead, growing as an actor and more.
Carden speaks about playing her unique character and how she’s followed the character’s changes over the course of the series.
Game of Thrones’ Gwendoline Christie: “None of the people who knew me could understand why I would want to play that part”
Christie speaks about what inspired her to become an actress and why her Game of Thrones role is a perfect fit for her.
Bomer reflects on his two-decade career and puts all of his work in context with making his Broadway debut.
Wright speaks about the distinction between playing two characters in Westworld and how that also involves how he works with co-star, Evan Rachel Wood.
‘Castle Rock’ Star Jane Levy: “It sounds like I have a lot of control over my career, but I feel like I have very little”
Levy reflects on her career and explains why Castle Rock is the perfect series for her at this point in her career.
Reilly also spoke about how staying optimistic about what he could achieve helped him grow.
Kaitlin Olson on Comedy Auditions: “You want to have a really heightened version of yourself, but not go into cartoon-land”
Olson also says that one aspect that gets in the way of comedy is when actors aren’t comfortable with themselves.
Jones opened up about the importance of seizing acting opportunities in the vast entertainment landscape.
Key speaks about growing as an actor, how comedy was a “detour” and working without Jordan Peele.
Dinklage speaks about playing Villechaize and how the industry has changed for dwarf actors since his 1993 death.
The two spoke about portraying the real-life individuals whose lives were impacted by the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
“I feel for the first time some measure of confidence in my performances that I didn’t when I was younger” – John Cho
“I seek out jobs that scare me. Usually the more scared I am, the more fruitful the experience” – Chris Messina
Actress Ann Dowd speaks on how she became an actress and why she isn’t so quick to judge Aunt Lydia’s ways.
Hardy speaks about what excites him about playing the character(s) and what he has channeled for the voices for each character.
David Costabile talks about the challenges of returning to play Gale and how sometimes characters are just “clear” to an actor.