With the biopic Tolkien, the Pulitzer-winning play Sweat, and the return of the uncategorizable Netflix cult hit The OA, the Irish actor is taking over screen and stage, relishing every challenge that comes his way.
The English star of The Diary of a Teenage Girl and last year’s Broadway revival of Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero speaks with her White Boy Rick director Yann Demange about Detroit accents, playing a high school spy, and punching Matthew McConaughey in the face.
As the gregarious and self-serving aspiring actor—and love interest to Bill Hader’s titular Marine-turned-hitman—Sally Reed in HBO’s Barry, the London-trained Canadian finds herself in an unflinching portrayal of a well-known Hollywood type.
As Joel Maisel in the hit series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the American actor has evolved from philanderer to his ex-wife’s biggest supporter, flipping the audience consensus in his favor.
Given only three days between his final performance in his knockout turn in Moonlight author Tarrell Alvin McCraney’s Choir Boy and the first preview of the new Temptations musical Ain’t Too Proud, the young actor is making his Broadway débuts in both a play and a musical this season with projects that reflect the black experience as part of an increasingly diverse theater scene.
As his Broadway début in the celebrated play The Ferryman comes to an end, the Dunkirk breakout looks ahead to a busy year and a long career marked by a passionate refusal to take it easy.
Previously on the verge of quitting acting, the breakout star of Dan Gilroy’s art world thriller Velvet Buzzsaw seeks out projects that scare her and looks to be a “whole person” rather than just a “whole actor.”
As the organization man Peter Quayle in Starz’s sci-fi spy drama Counterpart, the British actor relishes the challenge of multiple roles in a series that poses serious questions about identity and self-knowledge.
The Scottish actor takes another step forward in a career marked by a constant search for the unfamiliar as Lord Darnley, consort to Saoirse Ronan’s queen, in the new film Mary Queen of Scots,
Coming off his stage début in an adaptation of the classic film Rain Main, the English actor is ready to face the indignation of Outlander fans as the season’s new villain Stephen Bonnet as he continues to push himself into unexplored territories.