Just by creating a person that I know so well in my head, I feel like I can never have the wrong answer at any given time.
Which of your performances has left a lasting mark on you?
It’s a really low-budget, old-fashioned midnight movie.
I’m a big fan of cult cinema from the 1970s, or movies meant to be seen at a drive-in theater or a slumber party. I love Vincent Gallo, and I think Bill Murray and Steve Martin—anyone who is doing something that cannot be replicated, cannot be imitated. Anyone who has clearly, every step of the way, thwarted people’s attempts to get them to be conventional, I admire and I love watching. For a character, I actually sketch them and create a painting of what they look like—a physical painting—and I keep that with me.
Si è diplomato alla Las Vegas Academy of International Studies nel campo della recitazione, poiché l'istituto non offriva alcun insegnamento nel campo della direzione filmica, sua passione da sempre.
Successivamente ha conseguito una laurea alla Tisch School of the Arts della New York University come regista.
I know how they would react to someone waving to them at the mall.
I know if they had a bar mitzvah if they’re Jewish; I know what the theme for their bar mitzvah was.
And I let that seep in, and then I create the richest, most thorough backstory anyone has ever had, I think, on the fictitious characters so that I know every moment of their lives.
Spencer Reid on CBS’ “Criminal Minds,” Matthew Gray Gubler dishes on his extensive preparation process for a role, his acting crushes, and to whom he owes his career. I just did a film called “Suburban Gothic” [about a man who can channel the paranormal].
It’s a movie made by lunatics for lunatics—best played in a rowdy theater filled with lunatics.
Gubler si presentò e ottenne la parte del tirocinante #1.
Questo lo favorì nell'ottenere il ruolo del Dr Spencer Reid in Criminal Minds.
movies, and the creatively hysterical force behind the Twitter account @gublernation.