We are going for round two with actor, Tony Nappo on Cue To Cue! I loved having the opportunity to dig a little deeper, get caught up and see the vulnerability that lies within Tony.
Tony has been up to a lot in the past couple years since our first conversation (Click Here for the first episode.) with his hit column Nappoholics in Intermission Magazine, the success of Bad Blood (now streaming on Netflix), to traveling for shoots in Italy and Budapest for his most recent projects.
Although all of these accomplishments are wonderful, and I am sincerely happy for Tony’s success. Those of you who are regular listeners know that is the thing I am least interested in. I want to know YOU! Who are you “in the work”. Let’s talk about things that will challenge one another to grow and raise the bar for ourselves in our craft and as humans sharing this earth.
He does exactly that today by sharing his heart, what he is moving towards, his past mistakes, and he does so with a plethora of F-bombs and I love every minute of it.
In this episode:
- Tony opens up about being an addict and how he is personally working on taking his recovery to the next level.
- the nature of vulnerability, ego, and acting.
- How traveling internationally to shoot as an actor in his recent shoots to Italy and Hungary were vastly different experiences and how you need to learn to roll with it.
- What advice he would give to actors just starting out.
- How his column, Nappoholics, in Intermission magazine came to be and how he curates his material
- how he deals with conflict now vs. ten years ago
Tony Nappo: Vulnerability Is Your Greatest Strength
Tony Nappo was born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario. He went on to study acting in New York at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He is a theatrical staple in Toronto and has worked in many high profile Hollywood films including Born to be Blue, Saw 2, Four brothers, Land of the Dead and Murder at 1600. He has appeared in endless independent films including The Go-Getters, From the Vine Came the Grape, Samanthology, This Beautiful City, Beat Down, Stag, You Might As Well Live, and The Rainbow Kid. He voices the lead character, Jimmy Falcone, on the hit animated series Fugget About It and has appeared in over a hundred episodes of television including Netflix's upcoming Northern Rescue, Bad Blood, Titans, In Contempt, Save Me, The Christmas Chronicles, Kim”s Convenience, Baroness Von Sketch, Disney”s Zombies, Private Eyes, Carter, Shoot The Messenger, Remedy, Rookie Blue, Flashpoint, Breakout Kings, Killjoys, Saving Hope and DaVinci's Inquest. He has been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award, a Broadway World Award, and two times for The Actra Award and twice again for The Dora Mavor Moore Award.
Tony's Photograph in Collaboration with Sarah Stewart Photography
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