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What Aspiring Young Actors Can Learn From Leonardo DiCaprio

With the actor’s latest being in ‘J.Edgar’ directed by Clint Eastwood, he shares how much he prepares for his roles and how this most recent frustrated and fascinated him all at the same time. After two decades of working as a professional actor, he reveals that it is this character that he hated playing the most. ‘Why’ […]

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Ask Me! – Need theater on your resume if only doing film/TV?

Anonymous asked Q: Do you think someone who is submitting for film and tv roles who have no experience in theater get looked down on by casting directors etc? A: Hey there, Well, it is unfortunately one of those things that is partly true. However, a lot of very well-known film and TV stars have […]

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Ask Me! – SAG voucher or waiver? A difference?

Anonymous asked Q: What is the difference between a SAG Waiver and SAG Voucher? A:  Good question! The SAG website is pretty behind and it’s not clear that they have the information up there yet. BUT, I just called them and this is the breakdown. A SAG Voucher is your paystub from a movie/TV show. If you […]

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Ask Me: Union Politics?

Anonymous asked How are you with union politics? I am with SAG and AFTRA and as work goes ,it has become less and less often,any advice on how to increase work and effect a positive change in the unions to benefit actors? Oh lord. The bane of my existence! I am pretty bad with union […]

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How One Actor Went from Tumbleweeds to Commercial Booking Machine

RAPUNZEL, RAPUNZEL, CUT YOUR HAIR!! Psst. Over here. I kind of wanted to keep quiet about this. They say that baseball fans are extremely superstitious. Well, if that’s true, than actors aren’t far behind. Every actor knows, when you feel like you’ve figured something out, unlocked the answer to some actor riddle, and it’s working, […]

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