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036 Robert Baker on That One Audition with Alyshia Ochse

S2 036: Robert Baker

S2 036: Robert Baker 1500 750 Alyshia Ochse

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Born in Memphis, TN to a guitar player father and an English teacher mother, Robert grew up on a lakeside farm in Eastern Arkansas. Starting out in professional regional theater at age 15, he went on to attend the Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting theater program at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. While performing in numerous school of theater, student, and independent produced plays he began working in television and film during his junior year and continued on through to graduation while producing and performing theater of his own . Robert Baker currently recurs on SUPERGIRL as the comic villain Otis Graves. And recently wrapped recurring arcs on WRECKED, THE SANTA CLARITA DIET and RIVERDALE. He can be seen as legendary Texas ranger “Big Foot” Wallace in the A+E Miniseries TEXAS RISING as well as tragic real-life detective Bryan Ridge in THE DEVIL’S KNOT opposite Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth. His film VIRTUALLY HEROES premiered at Sundance. Other big screen hits include INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL opposite Harrison Ford, LEATHERHEADS opposite George Clooney and OUT OF TIME opposite Denzel Washington as well THE LONE RANGER. On the small screen he is best known for his long recurring arc on GREY’S ANATOMY as ‘Dr. Charles Percy’ and ‘Randal Kusik’ on JUSTIFIED as well as countless roles on shows like Blindspot, The Magicians, Six Feet Under, and Mad Men..


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“Nobody wants to see what you’ve planned. They want to see you exist.”

“Denzel Washington is never going to say the same thing twice.”

“I really try to make it a little different going in everytime, for your own sake. That’s a real trap, trying to replicate what worked.”

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037: Bodhi and Jenna Elfman

037: Bodhi and Jenna Elfman 1500 1000 Alyshia Ochse

A wonderful, hilarious “Looking Back” episode with the KICKING & SCREAMING PODCAST duo and married couple Jenna and Bodhi Elfman as they describe the audition where they first met and Bodhi’s successful pick-up line. Jenna Elfman then shares her most memorable audition where she took the opportunity to kiss George Clooney even though the scene didn’t call for it. Bodhi reminisces about his unforgettable meeting with the Coen brothers and the audition that will haunt him forever.

Currently, Jenna and Bodhi Elfman have a hilarious R-rated podcast called Kicking and Screaming where they candidly discuss love, marriage, and annoyance. Jenna is working on the upcoming season of FEAR OF THE WALKING DEAD.

Tune into our Interview on iTunes HERE

 

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“Kicking and Screaming by Jenna and Bodhi Elfman is filmed, R-rated podcast all about love, marriage and annoyance…not in that order.”

“My motto is that I enjoy life. I think there’s kind of a simplicity to that way of thinking.” Jenna Elfman

“I like the way you make me laugh.” Jenna Elfman

“This is the girl I’m going to marry.” Bodhi Elfman

“I knew I wasn’t going to get the movie, so I thought a kiss would be appropriate to kiss George Clooney.” Jenna Elfman

“I will probably never have an opportunity to be in bed with George Clooney, so I wonder if I can weave a kissing moment into this scene.” Jenna Elfman

“Jenna and I met at a callback for a Sprite commercial audition and I knew this is the girl I am going to marry.” Bodhi Elfman

“I gave her the best line I could think, ‘You look exactly like my girlfriend, can I have your headshot?’…” Bodhi Elfman

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Los Angeles-based actress, bestselling author, host of That One Audition podcast, entrepreneur, & mother.

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