I always think of the character as being me. But me wearing a ‘coat’, which may be a different way of speaking, moving or regarding other people. To me, acting is pretending, just like kids playing, only you pretend as if it were really, really real.
I don't really know of the Jewish tradition of comedy, only the Jewish tradition of not keeping your mouth shut. Complaining about all that is hard, unfair or ridiculous in life-having strong feelings, and not being able to suppress them. That, to me, is Jewish.
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|Birth:||13th May, 1956|
Fred Melamed was born in New York City, New York, USA. He is an American actor and screenwriter. He is best known for portraying Sy Ableman in A Serious Man, Sam Soto in In a World..., and for appearing in seven films directed by Woody Allen. His role in several films include: Bone Tomahawk, Some Kind of Beautiful, The Dictator, Get on Up, Fred Won't Move Out, Suspect, Blumenthal, and The Good Mother. He earned his BA from Hampshire College and his MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
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