You know, when you choose to make your living as an actor, it’s all fine and good to look at it as some kind of artistic endeavor. At its best, it is that. But the fact is, most of the actors out there don’t earn $3 million a picture and can’t afford to take two years off between films and look for the right thing. Most of us are tradesmen.
I think that Barack Obama faces a level of divisiveness, and I don't mean on a national level in terms of the North and the South and the Civil War; I really mean just politically.
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People who supported Obama felt like they formed a relationship, that they were being spoken to. The way that campaign worked and the way he’s worked during his first term is to make people feel like he’s grasping their hand, whether it’s by tweeting or email, moments after an event, sometimes during an event. It makes people relate to him.
For me, when working on a film or play or television show, everything for me starts with the screenplay and I am devoted to that and that is what I work from. Any research I do or any preparation I do on my own is all ultimately in service of that.
|Birth:||7th February, 1960|
James Todd Spader was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is an American actor. He is best known for portraying eccentric characters in films such as the drama Sex, Lies, and Videotape, the action science fiction film Stargate, the controversial psychological thriller Crash, the erotic romance Secretary, and the blockbuster superhero film Avengers: Age of Ultron. His best-known television roles are those of attorney Alan Shore in The Practice and its spin-off Boston Legal(won- three Emmy Awards), and Robert California in the comedy-mockumentary The Office. He currently stars as high-profile criminal-turned-FBI-informant Raymond "Red" Reddington in the NBC crime drama The Blacklist(nominated- two Golden Globe Awards). His role in other films include: Endless Love, Tuff Turf, Pretty in Pink, Wall Street, Jack's Back(nominated- Saturn Award for Best Actor), Bob Roberts, Dream Lover, Supernova, Lincoln, and The Homesman.
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