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The trials and tribulations of doing movie-extras work in NYC (while waiting for a paying job to come along).
2016-03-19 18:53
A very busy month...that included a zombie-series!It doesn't get any better than this... It's the reason I do this work.Other gigs this month included:The Good Wife- got to see Jule's acting… Read More
2016-03-19 18:53
One of the most snowy settings on Park Avenue in NYC was during the first week of February.  It was an external shoot for Believe where the child-star of the show stops a posh Bentley i… Read More
2016-03-19 18:53
Blue Bloods broke the ice... in a manner of speaking, for my first gig in this icicled January of 2014.  The episode entitled "Manhattan Queens" made sense only when I saw it air tonigh… Read More
2016-03-19 18:53
The set was at Washington Square Park on a sultry hot summer day in NYC.  My partner and I were slated to be chess player extras but the scene was changed and we were recast as bystande… Read More
2015-12-24 15:04
And so this year draws to a close... and so does my blogging!I've worked at being a background actor and loved it... not sure what direction I'll be going in for 2016.  Got my 3 waivers… Read More
2015-11-04 15:54
Trouble is, 99.9999% of the time, there's no result -even if you get a call back!The other day I went for an audition about a popular drink... making a comeback.  I was paired up with a… Read More
2015-09-09 13:50
Fred Astaire was not only a star of Hollywood musicals but also an impeccable dresser.  His custom tailcoats were so well tailored they remained perfectly placed throughout the mos… Read More
2015-04-08 22:49
To join...or not to join?With all of my moaning and groaning about how SAG union people get to do everything first, I've decided that I'm not going to join up.  All my old friends and e… Read More
2015-02-16 16:52
It's really weird when you're called to do extras work (usually very early in the morning) and you go through wardrobe, makeup and hair -sit around for eight to ten hours in holding... and n… Read More

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