Took part in NY Times "Times Talk" panel on "Ensemble Acting" with fellow cast members Alec Baldwin
and Tom Sturridge
from their Broadway drama "Orphans'.
3 Interviews |
1 Article |
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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[on acting and his role in Alpha Dog
(2006)] "It is cathartic. You do learn a lot. This part in particular was a lot of realizing where man's weaknesses, where my weaknesses, are. The best direction that Nick gave me was, "you're a fast car that doesn't handle well." So I just went for it. But if I try to over-intellectualize it, my heart leaves it. Because when I was in it, I was possessed."
Casting director Cecily Adams
saw the homemade audition tape Foster had sent from his home in Iowa. She called his parents and told them that, while she could make no guarantees, they should put him on a plane to Los Angeles, immediately. They did so and he landed the lead role in the pilot she was casting, Flash Forward
Often plays crazed, violent characters