Sally Field worked with Actors Studio co-founder Lee Strasberg, who taught her techniques that allowed her to move beyond her early roles.
It’s Emmys Week and Ellen Burstyn is nominated for a Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie for Flowers in the Attic. In a profile on the actress by Studio System News, Burstyn gave her thoughts on her Emmy-nominated role and what attracted her to acting early in her career. The 82-year-old star mentioned that she rarely gets notes from a director anymore. She explained, “I usually bring in an interpretation
In an interview with NPR promoting his directorial debut Quartet, acting legend Dustin Hoffman talked about getting his start in acting. Famously, Hoffman beat out other actors for his breakthrough role of Benjamin in The Graduate like Robert Redford, who far more resembled the character in the original novel.