Sarah Paulson made her first major appearance on TV in Law & Order, but reflecting on that audition she reveals that she nearly blew it.
Gillian Anderson talks about getting into character and what she learned from Donald Sutherland about preventing first day jitters on a set.
Laura Linney on how she overcame concerns about on-camera acting and taking on roles without knowing the direction the character will take.
Emma Corrin on what inspired her to get into acting and how she created her version of Princess Diana, including her “Diana playlist.”
Hugh Grant admits he couldn’t do much research into playing a scoundrel outside of reading the script.
Edgar Ramirez, who starred in the HBO miniseries The Undoing, referenced how his background in media and journalism.
Noma Dumezweni talked about The Undoing and concerns that her years on the stage might affect her ability to act on television.
Emma Corrin speaks about her education as an actress and how it felt acting opposite so many major stars in the Netflix series, The Crown.
Chris Rock on ‘Fargo’, Resuming Production after COVID-19 Shutdown and Why It’s the “Best Part” He’s Ever Had
Chris Rock is excited about the opportunity his role in Fargo offered him, remarking, “It is the best part I’ve ever, ever, ever had.”
Julia Garner reflected on a failed audition early in her career that led her to more meaningful work as an actress.
‘Succession’ Star Jeremy Strong: “It feels like a miracle that I am prepared enough each time I walk on set”
Jeremy Strong says that he did research his character’s personality type but he’s not directly thinking about what he learned when performing
Don Cheadle reveals that portraying a character who is in pain on screen has a tendency to affect him off-screen.
‘Stranger Things’ Star Dacre Montgomery on Almost Getting Kicked Out of Drama School and Why He Arrives On Set So Early
Dacre Montgomery points to his poor attitude that had hampered his ability to be a good student when asked to leave drama school three times.
Patti LuPone reflected on her early experiences in LA and why she enjoyed working with other theater actors on the set of Hollywood.
To portray such a manipulative character, Billy Crudup has plotted his character’s actions to a minute level of detail.
Jennifer Connelly, asked to reflect on what she learns from her characters, explains that she learns about the perspectives of other people
Rhea Seehorn has had the opportunity to grow as an actress since starring on Better Call Saul, especially since she’s best known for sitcoms.
The Good Fight’s Christine Baranski spoke in detail about finding the right “voice” for her character — quite literally, in this sense.
Betty Gilpin on Why She Loves Her Role on ‘GLOW’: “It’s like a creativity potpourri on speed in a blender”
Betty Gilpin talks about the challenges she has faced in her role on GLOW and why she doesn’t think of nude scenes as a big deal.
Jason Bateman spoke about how he relays on his acting “muscle” when directing and how he often “represents the audience” in his roles.