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Working With Actors

The first installment of Variety’s Artisans series featuring award winning editor Joe Walker (“12 Years a Slave), Oscar-winning hairstylist Adruitha Lee (“Dallas Buyers Club”) and Emmy-winning costume designer Ellen Mirojnick (“Behind the Candelabra”) reveal how they work with and support actors — and how stars work with them.

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