Celebrating Our 3-year Anniversary With Links To Selected Interviews

Here at Absolute Music Chat we are celebrating our 3-year anniversary. We have made it a point to interview a wide range of actors, from those who are well-established in the profession, to relative newcomers who are making waves. 

Our website has grown enormously in terms of reader numbers during this time. In the first 3 months of 2019 we have almost equalled the whole of 2018 and have already quadrupled our first year readership. 

Both of us would like to take this opportunity to thank, not only those featured in the montage/article, but everyone who has been so incredibly generous with their time in allowing us to interview them. We thank you all – interviewees, agents, readers friends and IT team – for your continued support. We really appreciate it and very much look forward to bringing you lots more exciting interviews this year, and in the years to come.

Below you will find a little about each of the featured actors and handy links to their full interviews with us. 

Paula Courtney and Davina Baynes.


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Holt McCallany
Mindhunter, Fight Club, Alien 3

Holt McCallany is currently enthralling us all with his portrayal of FBI agent, Bill Tench, on Netflix’s hit series Mindhunter. Holt has enjoyed a long and successful acting career, including films such as Alien 3 and Fight Club and TV shows Lights Out and Blue Bloods

The link to the interview with Holt by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/an-interview-with-mindhunters-holt-mccallany/

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Jonathan Groff
Mindhunter, Frozen, Glee

Actor Jonathan Groff has already enjoyed a huge degree of respect and recognition for his previous roles in theatre (Hamilton and Spring Awakening), on TV (Looking and Glee) and also in film with the hugely successful Frozen. Lately however he has found a whole new audience, who are singing his praises for his outstanding performance as Holden Ford on Mindhunter.


The link to the interview with Jonathan by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/in-conversation-with-mindhunters-jonathan-groff/

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Jesse C. Boyd
Mindhunter, The Highwaymen, Day 5

Jesse C. Boyd can be seen roles on televison such as Frank Janderman in David Fincher’s Mindhunter, the lead Jake in Day 5, a Queen’s Ranger in TURN and a wolf in The Walking Dead. He can also be seen in the movies Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase and The Highwaymen.

The link to the interview with Jesse by Davina Baynes:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/in-conversation-with-jesse-c-boyd-actor-mindhunter-5-days-turn/

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Cameron Britton
Mindhunter, The Umbrella Academy, The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Emmy-nominated actor Cameron Britton mesmerised us all with his portrayal of serial killer, Ed Kemper, on hit Netflix show Mindhunter. He played the part of Hazel on the new Netflix hit series The Umbrella Academy and Plague in the 2018 film The Girl in the Spider’s Web.


The link to the interview with Cameron by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/in-conversation-with-mindhunters-cameron-britton/

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Steven Ogg
The Walking Dead, Westworld, GTA V (Game)

Steven Ogg is an actor in demand. He appeared in the role of Simon on The Walking Dead and he also has a role in HBO’s Westworld. He was the voice and motion capture artist for the character Trevor Philips in Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto V.

The link to the interview with Steven by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/a-total-pleasure-to-interview-actor-steven-ogg-the-walking-dead-westworld-gta-v-all-round-nice-guy/

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Kerry Cahill
The Walking Dead, Free State of Jones, Stranger Things

Kerry Cahill is an actress perhaps best known for her current role as Dianne on The Walking Dead but with more than 40 credits on both small and big screen which includes Stranger Things. She has also appeared in movies such as Free State of Jones and Mudbound.

The link to the interview with Kerry by Davina Baynes:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/in-conversation-with-kerry-cahill-actress-and-veterans-advocate/

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Alex Morf
Mindhunter, Daredevil, Gotham

Alex Morf is an actor with an impressive stage career including the National tour of War Horse. In Netflix’s hit show Mindhunter he plays Detective Ocasek and he has also appeared in TV shows such as Daredevil, Gotham, The Passage and New Amsterdam. His film credits include In Dubious Battle.

The link to the interview with Alex by Davina Baynes:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/in-conversation-with-alex-morf-actor-mindhunter-daredevil-etc/

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Xander Berkeley
The Walking Dead, 24, Salem

Xander Berkeley has had a long and diverse career in Hollywood, and this trend continues with his role as Gregory on The Walking Dead. Xander Berkeley was the perfect choice to bring this leader of a newly found community, The Hilltop, to life. He has enjoyed a prolific acting career including the part of George Mason on the TV show 24, in films such as Air Force One and Terminator 2

The link to the interview with Xander by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/music-chat-with-the-walking-deads-xander-berkeley/

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Alison Wright
The Americans, Sneaky Pete, The Accountant


Alison Wright has played the role of FBI secretary Martha Hanson, married to her part-time husband Clark Westerfeld (Matthew Rhys) on hit show The Americans. Alison has also appeared alongside Giovanni Ribisi on Sneaky Pete and in the film The Accountant.

The link to the interview with Alison by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/alison-wright-portrays-martha-hanson-in-the-americans-she-talks-about-her-move-from-the-uk-to-the-usa-her-career-and-her-music-memories/

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Adam Zastrow
Mindhunter, High & Mighty, Baskets

Actor, Adam Zastrow, has recently excited us playing the role of Darrell Gene Devier on Netflix’s hit show Mindhunter. Adam has also had roles on the TV show High & Mighty and in the 2016 show Baskets.

The link to the interview with Adam by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/in-conversation-with-actor-adam-zastrow-mindhunter-high-mighty/

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Sabrina Gennarino
The Walking Dead, The Purge, Claws

Sabrina Gennarino is an actress best known for her role as Tamiel on the international hit show The Walking Dead. She can also be seen in the TV show The Purge as Madelyn, leader of the Matron Saints, and in Claws. Her film roles include that of Candace in Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.

The link to the interview with Sabrina by Davina Baynes:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/in-conversation-with-sabrina-gennarino-actress-the-walking-dead-the-purge/

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Kelly AuCoin
Billions, House of Cards, The Americans

Kelly AuCoin is an American actor who has graced our TV screens in a number of very successful roles: Pastor Tim on The Americans ‘Dollar Bill’ Stearn on Billions, Gary Stamper on House of Cards and Benjamin Stalder on The Blacklist. Kelly has had supporting roles in films such as The Post, and The Kingdom.

The link to the interview with Kelly by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/qa-with-actor-kelly-aucoin-billions-the-americans-the-blacklist-house-of-cards-part-1/http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/talking-music-with-kelly-aucoin-actor-in-the-americans-the-blacklist-and-billions-part-2/

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Peter Jacobson is an American actor. He has enjoyed much success for his portrayal of Dr. Chris Taub on the TV show House. He starred as Proxy Snyder on Colony and was in the cast of The Americans as Agent Wolfe and Lee Drexler on Ray Donovan.

The link to the interview with Peter by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/actor-peter-jacobson-talks-to-me-about-growing-up-his-notable-career-and-more/

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Christopher Fairbank
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Fifth Element

Actor Christopher Fairbank has an impressive acting resume attached to his name. Best known as ‘Moxey’ in the TV series Auf Wiedersehen, Pet. He has also been part of the cast of other TV productions such as: MerlinDoctor WhoNew TricksAshes To Ashes and Tess of the D’Urbervilles. His film credits include: The Fifth ElementAlien 3Pirates Of The CaribbeanOn Stranger Tides and Guardians of the Galaxy. Christopher is a stalwart of British theatre, having appeared in: A Christmas Carol, Curse Of The Starving Class, Blues For Mr Charlie, Hamlet and more. He played the part of Ibbotson, in the first season of the hit show Taboo, starring Tom Hardy.

The link to the interview with Christopher by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/a-quick-chat-with-actor-christopher-fairbank/

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Cotter Smith
Mindhunter, The Americans, Revolution

Cotter Smith is an actor with a stage and screen presence spanning over 40 years. Most recently he can be seen on our screens as Unit Chief Shepard in David Fincher’s Mindhunter and as the Deputy Attorney General in The Americans. He has also been in shows such as Revolution, Person of Interest, House of Cards and The Following. Movies in which he has acted include the Oscar nominated, Spielberg directed, The Post.

The link to the interview with Cotter by Davina Baynes:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/in-conversation-with-cotter-smith-actor-mindhunter-the-americans/

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Louis Herthum
Westworld, Longmire, Murder, She Wrote

Louis Herthum has recently gained an astonishing level of recognition from a whole new generation of fans, thanks to his portrayal of Peter Abernathy on the hit show Westworld. However this veteran actor has previously appeared on many TV shows including Murder, She WroteTrue Blood, and Longmire… he also appeared in numerous films including The Last Exorcism.

The link to the interview with Louis by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/my-interview-with-westworld-actor-louis-herthum/

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Scottie Thompson
The Blacklist, 12 Monkeys, Hope at Christmas

Scottie Thompson has had TV roles on several TV shows including Trauma12 Monkeys, NCIS and alongside James Spader on NBC’s The Blacklist. She can also be seen in films such as Hope at Christmas.

The link to the interview with Scottie by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/in-conversation-with-actress-scottie-thompson/

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Clark Middleton
The Blacklist, Twin Peaks: The Return, The Path

Clark Middleton is an actor in much demand.He appears on NBC’s The Blacklist, Hulu’s The Path and is also in the cast of Twin Peaks: The Return. Clark has had roles in various films including Kill Bill: Volume 2.

The link to the interview with Clark by Paula Courtney:

http://www.absolutemusicchat.com/music-qa-sessions/actor-clark-middleton-the-blacklist-the-path-talks-about-his-life-career/

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These interviews have been edited for clarity and length. Any opinions or views expressed within the interview are the subject’s own and publication does not imply endorsement of any such opinions or views by Absolute Music Chat or its personnel.

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