Actor Interviews Blog Posts

Jan 14, 2022

Tom Hanks on the “Greatest Job an Actor Can Have”

Tom Hanks is masterful at performing both comedic and dramatic roles as well as many shades and hues in between—think “Splash,” “Philadelphia,” “Forrest Gump,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “Road to Perdition,” “Sully” and all the way up to his recent role… Read More

Jan 3, 2022

‘The Good Fight’ Actress Christine Baranski Nominated For a Golden Globe

Acting veteran Christine Baranski received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Television Actress – Drama Series for her performance in the legal drama “The Good Fight.” The series, which has been renewed for a sixth season, is a spin-off and… Read More

Dec 15, 2021

Advice Famous Actors Would Give to Their Younger Selves

“Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.” —Harper Lee To achieve success in the entertainment industry, a performer needs to overcome a few, if not multitudes of obstacles along the way. Some lessons are learned the hard way—through… Read More

Dec 9, 2021

Christopher Walken’s Acting Insights

There’s no one quite like Christopher Walken. With his unusual speaking manner, fresh take on body language, and command over his characters, the New York native keeps audiences captivated whether they’re disturbed, frightened, or laughing. How does he do it? … Read More

Nov 19, 2021

Michael Keaton on Becoming a Better Actor

Whether he plays a stay-at-home dad, hard-working cop, bad-mannered zombie, washed-up actor, coke addict, or psychotic tenant, Keaton is like a chameleon when it comes to acting. He burst into Hollywood with his performance as the frenetic Bill Blazejowski in… Read More

Viola Davis
Oct 28, 2021

Viola Davis’ Acting Insights

Viola Davis’ life story is certainly inspirational. After growing up in a small town in South Carolina in abject poverty, she graduated from Juilliard School and became an acclaimed theater, film, and television actress. Davis is celebrated for her consistently… Read More

Ewan McGregor on Becoming Halston
Oct 18, 2021

Ewan McGregor on Becoming Halston

Ewan McGregor took home an Emmy Award for his remarkably transformative performance in the Netflix miniseries Halston. To embody the role of fashion icon Roy Halston, the Scottish-born actor went to various lengths.    But first, Ewan’s versatility as an… Read More

Oct 10, 2021

Tom Hiddleston’s Acting Advice

“Deal with rejection because no matter what you’re trying to achieve, if you can’t do that, then you will likely give up.” —Tom Hiddleston English actor and producer Tom Hiddleston’s wide-ranging career includes many Shakespearean roles, the Marvel antihero Loki,… Read More

Oct 3, 2021

Actors Who Won Both Oscar and Razzie Awards

Even the most exceptional actors can have poor performances from time to time. It doesn’t matter how brilliantly talented an actor is; a flop, one miscast role, a bit of substandard direction, or a lackluster creative risk can happen to… Read More

What Were Your Favorite Actors Like in High School?
Sep 26, 2021

What Were Your Favorite Actors Like in High School?

With school finally back in session, let’s take a look at the stars we love and admire and see what they were like as teenagers. Were there any clues they’d go on to achieve acting accolades? Or did they blend… Read More

Sep 26, 2021

Jean Smart on Her Smart-aissance

Actress Jean Smart feels as though she’s living through a Jean Smart-aissance. In the past decade, the 70-year-old actress has seen a resurgence in her career, acting in a string of critically acclaimed shows, including FX’s Fargo and Legion, along… Read More

Chrissy Metz
Sep 19, 2021

3 Inspirational Actors Who Refused to Give Up on Their Acting Dreams

Challenges, obstacles, rejection, repeat—this pattern is familiar to actors across the globe. No wonder many performers have moments in which they question their commitment to the field. But as the saying goes: You only lose when you stop trying. Just… Read More

Actress Roundtable
Jun 28, 2021

Actress Roundtable on Separating Self from Character

During a Hollywood Reporter Roundtable discussion, dramatic actresses Anya Taylor-Joy, Elizabeth Olsen, Cynthia Erivo, MJ Rodriguez, and Gillian Anderson had plenty to share about the challenges they’ve experienced when separating from their characters. Just because a director hollers, “Cut!” doesn’t… Read More

Nov 23, 2020

‘One Little Finger’ Actress Tamela D’Amico says, ‘Listen to your gut first, then your heart.’

Casting Frontier had a great discussion with actress Tamela D Amico, known for her role in One Little Finger. Read more to learn about how she was cast as ‘Raina’, her journey with all things entertainment and her advice on… Read More

Professional Photo taken by Kelly Balch
Oct 26, 2020

Working in a Wheelchair: Actor Gerald Isaac Waters of Netflix’s ‘All Together Now’ Weighs In

Life decided to throw actor Gerald Isaac Waters a challenge—to work in show business as a disabled person in a wheelchair.  Gerald’s stamina and support team lead him to focus on the task at hand, which landed him a job… Read More