Why should we watch your show?“The writers and producers have courageously and truthfully captured the essence of what it is to be in high school today. The situations are relevant, and we tackle them without holding back.” What have we seen you in before? “‘Sleepover’ and ‘Pearl Harbor,’ plus guest spots on ‘Smallville,’ ‘Boston Public’ and ‘One Tree Hill.’ ” What in the past are you most proud of? “The fact that I just packed up and moved across the country to chase after my dream, and am now living it.” How do you plan to utilize your newfound celebrity? “I hope to continue to build a substantial enough body of work that would someday warrant me an invite to ‘Inside the Actor’s Studio.’ ” What were your favorite shows growing up? ” ‘The Cosby Show,’ ‘NYPD Blue’ and ‘Law & Order’ ” Whose career would you most like to emulate? “Kevin Bacon. He’s probably the most underrated actor working today. He consistently does great work in so many films that I admire, especially ‘Murder in the First’ and ‘Stir of Echoes.’ I also respect how he manages to maintain a normal existence.”
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