Do you’re 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 sporting hairpieces and placing on make-up to make it appear to be eyebrows. Now I am bald and feeling nice about myself, however I believe it additionally taught me the way to actually belief my instincts and impulses. I do not assume I’ve ever actually trusted myself to really be seen, whereas now I am excited to stretch out in numerous instructions.
You are very open about your expertise 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 truly was bald within the supply materials. In Barry, the looks of the character will not be related in any respect. What’s your takeaway from that?
I can respect each issues. From Gotham, Victor Zsasz is a bald villain, [and] I like lending my skills to convey a personality like that to life. That being stated, I additionally love engaged on one thing the place the query is rarely requested, “The place’s that dude’s eyebrows or why a bald man?” He simply is who he’s.
Do you are worried about getting typecast as murderers based mostly in your roles as Victor Zsasz and NoHo Hank?
Effectively, I might be mendacity if I say that I did not actually take pleasure in it. That being stated, I can achieve this rather more. I assume it is bizarre to say that taking part in a murderous form 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 is not essentially the varieties of roles however the varieties of worlds that I wish to be present in. Barry is clearly a tough act to comply with in terms of darkish comedy. So in that style, I will be very even handed about what I select to do. However I like the thought of being in very expansive worlds, and I believe that may be very cool to take part in subsequent. No matter type that takes.