An interview with the Canadian Actor Leonard Waldner

Leonard Waldner is an actor known for Disconnected (2017), The Investigation of a Time Traveler (2013) and Something About Her

What attracted you to begin a career as an actor?

Answer,I’m a natural born performer, I like to imagine myself as different characters.

Why do you feel this is the ideal profession for you?

Answer, I can’t imagine doing anything else. It’s the only profession from which I would never retire.

Teamwork and the ability to work with large numbers of people is important in this role. How do you cope working within a large team?

Answer, I’m a people person. I love being around people. I grew up in a large family, the more the merrier.

Why do you think teamwork is important?

Answer, Film is a collaborative medium, its important to combine your energy’s to achieve the best product.

Motivation is important within the acting profession. What would you say is your motivator currently?

Answer,Putting my best work forward, The responsibility of playing different charters telling peoples stories.

How do you remain positive and focused within your role?

Answer, Research, The more I learn about the role, the more positive and focused I become.

How do you like to be managed? What sort of management style gets the best out of you professionally?

Answer, With a guideline that gets me to understand the directors vision.

To be an established actor you need to be able to measure your success and build on this. How do you evaluate success within your role?

I measure myself by the satisfying roles I get to play and the ability to support myself solely on acting.

Who is your role model from within the Acting industry, and why?

Answer, There are too many to name, Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca,because of his charisma Charlton Heston in Ben Hur because he epitomized manly clamour and skill as an actor.

Charles Boyer because of his charming city ways and his mysterious foreign appeal.

Since beginning your career tell me about a situation that has made you proud. Why was this, and what was the outcome?

When I got my first thank you card from a director telling me that my performance was more then they could have been hoped for.

And went on to win many awards.

Talk me through some of your biggest achievements to date. Why were these memorable to you, and how did you achieve them?

I performed in a play that was well received by the audience there laughter and cheering elevated me.

How do you think you will handle the prospect of fame and the perks/downfalls that come with it?

All the worlds a stage, do you know who said that? Wells Fargo.

Are you aspiring to become a famous actor?

No, I only aspire to be a good actor.

What type of acting role would interest you the most, and why?

Something that would inspire others I look forward to playing a real life character who left a big impact on the world.