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You know, what ‘New Girl’ is doing is they’re bringing in really cool people. These are home-run people who aren’t your typical guest-star-type people.
You know, I’ll tell you, nothing changed after ‘No Strings’ for me. A lot of people said, like, ‘Your game will be different,’ but it…
Sometimes, when you work with directors who have done it a lot and are established in the business and know the game, there are all…
My brother was an improviser. He’s now a lobbyist, but he used to perform improv in the city when he was in high school, and…
My big break was really Liz Meriwether saw me in a movie called ‘Paper Heart’ and really liked it, and then saw me in a…
In L.A., if you’re in improv, and you’re on those stages, all the big agents and managers and producers are watching those shows. They’re not…
If I took over the ‘Glamour’ offices for a day, I would put Joe Pesci on the cover. I would say ‘We’ve got to change…
I knew I wanted to be an actor for a long time, but I was based out of Chicago and then I went to New…
I feel like L.A. is more of a showcase, and Chicago is a pure comedy scene where you’re doing comedy for comedy. You’re doing comedy…
I’ll be honest, I like shooting ‘New Girl.’ I like the people. The show is still new to me. I’ve never done TV like this…
I was really into classifieds for awhile. I’m a big negotiator. My father owned a car dealership when I was younger… it’s just in my…
I love when people on Twitter give advice.
I prefer to work with first-time directors.
I always thought, if you’re gonna do TV, you want to play a straight, solid, pillar-of-the-show kind of guy.
I like pizza and I like cheeseburgers a lot and I like Chicago food a lot.
I did about 10-12 national commercials and then got one line parts in things like ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ and the show ‘The Unit.’ Got a…
First, I wanted to be Chris Farley. When I was growing up, Chris Farley was still on the stages and fun to us. In my…
I would want to go to the future, 25 years in the future, and see if the Cubs ever win a World Series.
My dream career would be to be in things that have real heart and are telling real stories but while doing that, you’re getting really…
I’m a grinding actor. That’s how I’ve always viewed myself. You go from one job to the next.
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