“I am being seen as a real actress, doing what makes me feel pushed and motivated.” – Zendaya on Her Career Growth
Browsing: Actors on Acting
‘Black Lightning’ Star Cress Williams: “My first job as an actor… is to always be truthful and real”
Williams spoke about what the “hook” was that made him want to play Black Lightning.
Hawke had a few lean years in which he discovered that it was harder for him to find roles.
Tony Shalhoub talks about the insecurities felt by actors and what convinced him that acting could be a career.
“If it weren’t for those experiences that I had from football, before acting, I don’t know if I’d be able to relate, in the same way.” – John David Washington
“This was the closest that I’ve ever felt to being depressed and going home a little sad” – Topher Grace on Playing David Duke
“[Being let go] was painful when it happened, but, in retrospect, I think it would have been hard for me to walk away from that job.” – Sarah Drew
Melissa Benoist on Her Broadway Debut in ‘Beautiful’: “It has given me a newfound respect for what I do for a living”
What did her Broadway debut mean to Melissa Benoist? And how does playing Carole King influence her performance as Supergirl, Kara Zor.
“This was the only part that from the moment I heard that they were auditioning I knew it was mine.” – Amanda Brugel
McCarthy reveals that acting opposite talented puppeteers was a lot easier than she expected.
Ben Wishaw on playing a real person, meeting the man he is portraying, and what it was like playing Hamlet at such a young age.
It took actor Frank Grillo nearly 20 years of playing small parts on television until he landed major roles in film.
“It’s very intimate. There are certain moments where it feels like it’s just you and the lens.” – Saoirse Ronan on Film Acting
“I might not be right for the story — I have a particular look, and sometimes I fit and sometimes I don’t.” – Jason Momoa
Law talks about stepping into the role of Dumbledore and what he learned from J.K. Rowling about the character.
Gerwig talks about her work on Ladybird and how being an actor has informed her work as a writer/director.
Theo Rossi: “The truth is that some of the greatest don’t work, and some of the worst are making tons of money”
“It’s not that I’m pigeonholed as one character, but all the darker stuff gets more thrown at you. In a way, I have to prove that I’m not this crazy guy” – Evan Peters
“I have trepidation of doing anything, acting wise. I have a healthy dose of anxiety.” – Andrew Garfield
Dafoe spoke about working on The Florida Project, in which he was the only professional actor in a major role and working with the young cast.