3 Interviews |
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John 'Scoot' McNairy
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on playing Frankie in 'Killing Them Softly'] The accent was something I sort of made up. My own take on a Boston accent I guess. I worked really hard on that character, probably more so than I've worked on some other ones, and maybe that was because I felt there was a lot more riding on it.
One of his first big acting jobs was in a Levi's commercial where he had to allow himself to be thrown from a mechanical bull, even though he had grown up in Texas simulating just this kind of bull-riding with friends--practicing on ''barrels that you tied to four trees with springs on them. A guy would get on each rope and rock the barrel back and forth...'.
Portraying colorful and individualistic young men with a slightly rebellious edge.