Character Kings: Hollywood’s Familiar Faces Discuss the Art & Business of Acting takes a look at the careers of fifteen working actors and reveals the struggles they’ve endured in order to survive in show business. While this one is on the fringe of the horror genre, there are several actors that have worked in horror movies. So we thought you might find it of interest.

The candid stories are told by:

  • Clancy Brown (SpongeBob SquarePants, Starship Troopers, ER)
  • Tobin Bell (Saw I-V, The Firm, The Sopranos, Seinfeld)
  • Paul Gleason (The Breakfast Club, Trading Places, Die Hard)
  • Art LaFleur (Field of Dreams, The Santa Clause 2 and 3, Cobra)
  • Bob Gunton (The Shawshank Redemption, 24, Demolition Man)
  • Jeffrey Combs (Re-Animator, Cold Case, Star Trek: Enterprise)
  • Ray Wise (Reaper, Twin Peaks, RoboCop, L.A. Law)
  • Martin Kove (The Karate Kid, Cagney & Lacey, Death Race 2000)
  • Keith David (They Live, Platoon, There’s Something About Mary)
  • Ronny Cox (Beverly Hills Cop, Total Recall, St. Elsewhere)
  • James Karen (Wall Street, Poltergeist, Return of the Living Dead)
  • Peter Jason (Deadwood, 48 HRS., Mortal Kombat, Roseanne)
  • Daniel Roebuck (The Fugitive, Lost, River’s Edge, Matlock)
  • Robert Forster (Jackie Brown, Medium Cool, The Delta Force)
  • William Sanderson (Blade Runner, Newhart, Deadwood, Fletch)

Each in-depth conversation features behind-the-scenes anecdotes about the making of popular movies and TV shows, tips on how to prepare for auditions, the acting techniques that bring a character to life and the secrets to earning a living in a highly competitive industry.

Whether you’re a fan, film buff or an aspiring actor, Character Kings offers instructive and insightful lessons about the art and business of acting.

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