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.
Every year Forbes releases its list of Hollywood’s highest paid actors, and the results are often surprising. Take this year, for example, with Tom Cruise topping the list at $75 million. Though Cruise was paid handsomely for Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and Rock of Ages, it seems more likely that he would’ve topped the list in 1992 rather than 2012.
In a rare interview as himself, Cohen spoke about his immersion-style of comedy, how he feels about his past characters, and what inspires him to do comedy.
“I remember when I was auditioning for all these dramatic roles and getting rejected and really disheartened,” she said.