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I can sing, but it takes an incredible amount of work for me to sound acceptable.

I can sing, but it takes an incredible amount of work for me to sound acceptable.

My background is in largely in theatre and acting. I grew up in a town with a well-respected Shakespeare Festival, and I fell in with some kids whose parents worked there. We staged all-kid versions of 'Hamlet', 'Cymbeline', a few others. All the while, I was making short films; monster movies, slapstick comedies, claymation. ---->>>

I played guitar when I was a kid a little bit. I can tool around with a guitar, but I'm certainly not a musician. ---->>>

A lot of acting requires you to be a charming version of yourself. A lot of what happens in the industry is that you are cast based on other things that people have seen you do, or how you are perceived to look or sound. If everyone thinks you're bizarre and creepy, then you play bad guys. ---->>>

Transformational acting was the reason why I became an actor in the first place. Your hair and make-up and the costume are the tools that you have, and it makes you feel like that person. When you look in the mirror, you don't feel like yourself, and it changes the way you move. I love that stuff. ---->>>


Name: Matt Ross
Nationality: American
Born: 01-03, 1970
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Occupation: Actor

Matthew Brandon "Matt" Ross (born January 3, 1970) is an American actor, director and screenwriter. He wrote and directed the feature film Captain Fantastic, starring Viggo Mortensen, for which he won Un Certain Regard (recognition of young talent) at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Before that, Ross made seven short films, including The Language of Love, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival (wikipedia)