"JFK: In His Own Words" - theater/national tour/ 1996-2002/ role: JFK
6 Interviews |
12 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
William E. Oberst Jr. | William Oberst Jr. | Bill Oberst | William Oberst
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I asked an old preacher once how he got his call to the ministry. He said, 'Preaching came to me and I ran. But it caught me, so I preach.' I think acting is the same way. I always tell kids when I visit schools that I believe God gives us all a vocation, the thing we are put here on earth to do. The trick is to make your vocation your occupation, if you can.
Oberst lived in isolation during filming of his role as cult leader Simon Leach in Children Of Sorrow, with no internet or phone access, speaking little except on camera and retreating to Leach's office set in between takes.
Macabre, menacing characters with an undercurrent of melancholy