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If you were in the acting profession, which roles would you NEVER take? ~

Primarily as an example, I think I'd turn down anything that makes my ethnicity and/or nationality look bad.

Posted - January 8


  • 8886
    Oh. So why do you keep stalking me?

      January 9, 2017 7:57 AM MST

  • Sensible woman.
      January 9, 2017 10:31 PM MST

  • 1518
    Thank God they're off the table. That must have been killing your back!
      January 15, 2017 12:26 AM MST

  • 5003
    No nudity, no cursing, sex scenes, etc....
      January 9, 2017 8:04 AM MST

  • You're kinda taking the fun out if it. This post was edited by Benedict Arnold at January 10, 2017 7:30 AM MST
      January 9, 2017 11:27 PM MST

  • 5003
    Nope I just keep my fun at home...I don't need and audience.
      January 10, 2017 4:18 AM MST

  • 7208
    I could take any role if it's written truthfully and the behavior of the person is germane to the unfolding of the story.  Some characters and some stories have to be told regardless of how distasteful they may be.  I really can't think of something I would be unwilling to do.  Nudity?  Not a problem.  Singing?  I love it.  Playing a really bad guy?  It's always more fun especially for me because I like to think I'm a very kind and passive person in real life.  It occurs to me that the only thing I struggle with is dancing.  I've done it but I have to pour myself into the choreography to master the required moves.  I look much prettier standing still.  LOL.  Maybe I'm just one of those persons who'll do anything for a paycheck.
      January 9, 2017 8:14 AM MST

  • 2468
    I forgot to mention that I am related somehow to a real actor named Franchot Tone. He was in some good movies back in the 30's,40's,50's, and television in the 60's.  He was married to Joan Crawford for a few years. His best role may have been 'Mutiny on the Bounty' (1935)  He did The Twilight Zone, Wagon Train, Ben Casey, and some other 60's TV shows. 
      January 9, 2017 12:26 PM MST

  • 12685
    I would take any role.   That is the fun.  To see what you can stretch yourself to become.  I don't mind sucking, if it means I am learning.  So, I would take all roles.  Except porn.  I don't think that is really movie material.
      January 9, 2017 11:49 PM MST

  • 2468
    But you just said you don't mind sucking! 
      January 10, 2017 12:20 PM MST

  • 8886
    I caught that also, but I might need Sharonna for future projects, so I didn't mention it in the interest of avoiding her wrath. 

      January 10, 2017 11:56 PM MST