An Interview With Actor Jr Rodriguez

Jr head shot

Jr Rodriguez is an aspiring actor who appears in the film Lloyd the Ugly Kid; here is a link to his Twitter account:



Q: What made you interested in acting?

A:  I have been interested in acting since I was a kid Ive always been drawn to performing when I was little I  was always good at reciting lines from movies an doing the different voices

Q: Who are some of your acting influences?
A:  my acting influences definitely Leonardo DiCaprio they way he takes on a character he really studies them an takes them on an also Matt Damon two of my favorite movies good will hunting an Rounders

Q: What kind of training have you had?

A:  I have done acting classes at John Robert Powers John Casablanca’s ipop growing up I went to the academy of arts San Francisco for on screen acting also improv an theater acting

Q: To what method of acting do you ascribe?
A:   i can play any role really I feel I dont wanna ever be type cast lol I feel I can do comedy, drama an action I would love to be a action hero I don’t take on different roles an challenges in my career

Q: What kind of day job do you have and how do you use it in your acting?
A:  I am a personal fitness trainer I feel that meeting different people an personalities helps  a great deal in acting helps with not being shy an being able to talk to people opens up your personality.

Q: What is Lloyd the Ugly Kid about?
A:  Lloyd the Ugly Kid is about a middle school kid having trouble fitting in because he doesn’t know who he is so he tries to be all kinds of different personalities to fit in but it doesn’t work its a fun kids movies

Q: What is your weirdest auditioning story?
A:  my weirdest audition I would say was for a movie I didn’t get I was running late the casting director was running late when I got in the room they were all screwed up they were suppose to be have lines for me they couldn’t find the script so they kinda just improved something an it was the worst they were so  un organized

Q: We are going to see you in some upcoming commercials; what products will they advertise?
A:  Yes sometime this summer i have a commercial being released Wizards of Waverly place I’m also gonna start filming my first lead role feature film called 100 blocks about a massacre that happened in Oakland California in 1999 were two cops died can’t wait for that

Q: What do you like about Los Angeles?
A:  LA is great I love the atmisfear I love the beaches I love to go walk around the beach

Q: What would you change about it?
A:  I wouldn’t change nothing about la its great the way it is its own little world different than anywhere else its great I love it maybe just hate the traffic lol I would change that less cars if I could lol
Please note; Eliza’s interviews are done by email. All answers are unedited and come right from the lovely fingertips of her subjects:)


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