James Preston Rogers Quotes

James Preston Rogers Quotes: The muscularly developed actor is not seen as a serious actor although he should be seen as a serious actor because he has been preparing for these muscular roles his entire life. If you can dedicate years of your life to hitting the gym and dieting and eating right you can definitely take a movie role seriously.
My strongest quality as an actor is taking direction. I will give my performance as a template and if the director gives any instruction, I take that information, process it and morph it into the next take. I love the feeling I get when nailing a scene through direction.
Sometimes you'll see interviews about an actor who was asked to hit the weight room to develop his body for the character, and you hear them complaining about the egg white omelettes they had to eat and the tortures of hitting the gym twice a day - I find that to be a bit saddening, it's all a part of becoming the character and as an actor, that is your job.
Becoming an actor has really helped me as a human being. The joys in my life I feel are more joyful, and the sorrows I feel are a bit sadder, but I find I'm more in tune with my feelings as a human being and others as well.
In the scenes I try to be a giver as much as possible, giving the other actor something to work with. When not in the scenes I will stand in for eye lines to help the other actor with delivery and hopefully performance.
Beside my obvious physical structure, I have been told on almost every set I've been on that I am a joy to have around. I grew up as a team player on team sports. Later as a doorman where you had to watch each other's back and trust the guy beside you.