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As an actor, if you were to simplify what acting really is, it's about letting go.

As an actor, if you were to simplify what acting really is, it's about letting go.

I think a lot of us can relate to not choosing to face a painful memory, and something that's a painful past, and wanting to pretend like it never happened. ---->>>

I love the art of filmmaking very much in all aspects. ---->>>

I've been an actor since I was a kid. ---->>>

CalArts was incredible for me. It's a school that I rave about and constantly want to give back to. ---->>>

I approach directing from an actor's standpoint. ---->>>

I'd say I'm definitely an actor first and foremost, but I love filmmaking. ---->>>

Going into my second film as a director, it's night and day of what it was like going into my first film. It doesn't matter what you know in your head and what you've been taught until you're there and doing it; it's a whole new ball game. ---->>>

I love directing; it felt right to me when I did 'Flying Lessons'. It's something I will do again. Really, you can always be working and developing. That's something that's kind of ever constant. ---->>>

If I am looking at my work as an actor after having directed, I'm able to look at things in a much more technical way. There's no question about that. ---->>>

I come from a family where my father is a filmmaker and professor of film. ---->>>

There's lots of incredible roles out there that I'd love to tackle, but there's a select group of actors I find myself gravitating towards, like Philip Seymour Hoffman or Sean Penn or Daniel Day-Lewis - real transformational actors. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Occupation: Actor

Derek Magyar is an American actor of Hungarian origin. He is best known as the director and producer of the film Flying Lessons, as the lead character "X" in the film Boy Culture, and as Commander Kelby during the fourth season of Star Trek Enterprise. He graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 2003 and has appeared in several TV shows and films (wikipedia)