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Shadows in the Park

Peter Quince stood in front of the crowd and began to introduce the play: “The Most Lamentable Comedy and Most Cruel Death of Pyramus and Thisbe.” I’ve been in several productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I’ve played both Pyramus … Continue reading

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Movie Stars Behaving Badly

In all the years that I’ve been working as an actor in Los Angeles, I can honestly say that I’ve never witnessed one of those unpleasant scenes that sometimes show up on youtube. Secretly recorded video footage of some movie … Continue reading

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Must Be Airline Pilot

It has come to this. Must be airline pilot. Must have clocked a minimum of two hundred hours flying. For a non-speaking role. In a commercial. Please, someone, tell me how this makes sense? That they must hire an actual, … Continue reading

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Self Portrait in Speedo

“Send photo of yourself in a Speedo.” Good lord. Has it come to this? Online casting happens faster and faster, and is more and more reliant on emailed photos every day. Even for background work. Especially for background work.

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In the Foreground

There is a category called “Featured Background” which exists here in Hollywood. It’s kind of a strange term, because it doesn’t have any real meaning. Background work is background work. The pay isn’t any better if you are cast as … Continue reading

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Here We Go

They say this on set all the time. “Here we go!” Over and over. “Here we go!”

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