|W. Earl Brown|
|Born||William Earl Brown
(1963-09-07) September 7, 1963
Golden Pond, Kentucky, U.S.
|Alma mater||DePaul University Theatre School|
|Spouse(s)||Carrie Paschall (m. 1989)|
I was a rabid ‘Seinfeld’ fan. Then I did the show, and it ruined the show for me. Not that it ruined the quality of the show, but I had seen behind the curtain at Oz.
I try to physically and mentally immerse myself in whatever it is I am doing. That is good for me as an artist. I am always looking for that part that I have never done before, which makes it all the more difficult, because people want to hire you for what they’ve already seen you do.
My dad traveled a lot, so I only usually saw him on weekends, growing up. His favorite actors in the world were Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds. If Clint or Burt had a movie out, we would go to the movies. He didn’t like movies, generally, unless Clint or Burt were in them.
That’s the cool thing, when I get to work with people I love. The biggest has probably been Kris Kristofferson on ‘Bloodworth.’
I remember on the ‘Midnight Special’ seeing a video with Meat Loaf. I think it was the ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ video. It was like this raging huge fat guy, and he’s really sexual, and he’s really sweaty, and it’s really kind of sexy. Like, a fat guy can get the chick. I still am a big fan of ‘Bat Out Of Hell.’