You’ve heard me in Paranormal Activity, Free Guy and Scream. We are like stunt people, doing stuff that could damage an actor’s voice

If I see a bug, I will scream. I’ll shriek when I’m scared or startled. It’s just so natural, it comes right out.

This ability to scream was a huge part in getting my first acting jobs. I grew up in New York in the 1980s, where my sister and I had been scouted as child actors. By the time I was seven I’d got a major role in the film Child of Rage, which meant doing long scenes of shouting and screaming. In the audition I had to perform these outbursts, yelling to show the agony experienced by the character.

Continue reading…You’ve heard me in Paranormal Activity, Free Guy and Scream. We are like stunt people, doing stuff that could damage an actor’s voiceIf I see a bug, I will scream. I’ll shriek when I’m scared or startled. It’s just so natural, it comes right out.This ability to scream was a huge part in getting my first acting jobs. I grew up in New York in the 1980s, where my sister and I had been scouted as child actors. By the time I was seven I’d got a major role in the film Child of Rage, which meant doing long scenes of shouting and screaming. In the audition I had to perform these outbursts, yelling to show the agony experienced by the character. Continue reading…