Actor Stories

Actor Stories: Michael Clarke Duncan Lied on His Résumé to Get His Big Break at Age 42!

Actor Stories:  Michael Clarke Duncan Lied on His Résumé to Get His Big Break at Age 42!  He left behind an incredible legacy, and an unbelievable actor story (by Carmichael Phillips) (Michael Clarke…

Actor Stories: How Aaron Paul Got His Big Break 

Actor Stories: How Aaron Paul Got His Big Break  Ten years of darkness before the light finally broke through (by Carmichael Phillips) (Aaron Paul in El Camino) Jesse Pinkman is not his actual…

Actor Stories: How Chadwick Boseman Almost Gave Up on Acting Before He Became a Legend 

Actor Stories:  How Chadwick Boseman Almost Gave Up on Acting Before He Became a Legend  Nothing, not even cancer, can kill a legend (by Carmichael Phillips) (Chadwick Boseman in Marshall, 2017) Age 43…

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  • Kate Winslet’s Advice to Actors

    Kate Winslet’s Advice to Actors  Winslet’s main advice to actors: keep going!  (by Jim Webb) (Kate Winslet in The Reader) Kate Winslet is an English actress who first found fame when she was…

    Actor Stories: Geoffrey Owens’ Rise and Fall…and Rise Again!

    Actor Stories: Geoffrey Owens’ Rise and Fall…and Rise Again! Owens’ newfound fame has given his career a renaissance (by Jim Webb) (Geoffrey Owens) “I’m Geoffrey Owens and I am an actor!” That was…

    Actor Stories: Molly Shannon’s 10-Year-Struggle to Beat the Odds in Hollywood

    Actor Stories: Molly Shannon’s 10-Year-Struggle to Beat the Odds in Hollywood How many years are you willing to dedicate to your dream of becoming a professional, working actor? (arranged by Carmichael Phillips) (Molly…

    Actor Stories: How Rashida Jones Almost Gave Up on Acting

    Actor Stories: How Rashida Jones Almost Gave Up on Acting ‘It felt like a waste of time to keep doing this over and over again’ (by Carmichael Phillips) Ok, fine! Rashida Jones’ entertainment…

    That Time I Crashed an Audition, and Lived to Tell About It!

    That Time I Crashed an Audition, and Lived to Tell About It! Don’t try this at home, kids! (The Anonymous Actor) (Photo: Mason Kimbarovsky/Unsplash) Don’t try this at home, kids. This maneuver is…

    Actor Stories: How John Krasinski Almost Gave Up on Acting

    Actor Stories: How John Krasinski Almost Gave Up on Acting This is a terrific little story of how things are never as bad as they sometimes appear in the #actorslife (Arranged by AM…

    Actor Stories: How Silvester Stallone Made Himself into a Star

    Actor Stories: How Sylvester Stallone Made Himself Into a Star How Sylvester Stallone overcame the odds (by Carmichael Phillips) (Sylvester Stallone in Creed) How bad did Sylvester Stallone have it when he was…