Do you are feeling such as you’ve modified as an actor being on this hit present, and do you assume you have grown since showing on the 2009 present The Forgotten?
Yeah, it is evening and day. Not simply because in that present I used to be carrying hairpieces and placing on make-up to make it appear like eyebrows. Now I am bald and feeling nice about myself, however I believe it additionally taught me how you can actually belief my instincts and impulses. I do not assume I’ve ever actually trusted myself to actually be seen, whereas now I am excited to stretch out in numerous instructions.
You are very open about your experience with alopecia and the way that is affected your profession. In The Forgotten, you wore hairpieces. In Gotham, you are taking part in Victor Zsasz, who really was bald within the supply materials. In Barry, the looks of the character is just not related in any respect. What’s your takeaway from that?
I can admire each issues. From Gotham, Victor Zsasz is a bald villain, [and] I really like lending my abilities to carry a personality like that to life. That being mentioned, I additionally love engaged on one thing the place the query isn’t requested, “The place’s that dude’s eyebrows or why a bald man?” He simply is who he’s.
Do you are concerned about getting typecast as murderers primarily based in your roles as Victor Zsasz and NoHo Hank?
Properly, I would be mendacity if I say that I did not actually take pleasure in it. That being mentioned, I can achieve this far more. I assume it is bizarre to say that taking part in a murderous type of psychopath is a touchstone for me, however I am excited to enterprise away from that. I can at all times come again to it, for certain.
What sort of characters do you hope to play subsequent now that your profession is hovering?
It isn’t essentially the kinds of roles however the kinds of worlds that I need to be current in. Barry is clearly a tough act to observe relating to darkish comedy. So in that style, I will be very even handed about what I select to do. However I really like the concept of being in very expansive worlds, and I believe that may be very cool to take part in subsequent. No matter type that takes.