It was nice to make things right, and I went to prom and actually had a good time in the TV world - the real world wasn't so much fun.
I couldn't help feeling people thought I was a moron, and my self-imposed insecurity constantly bedeviled me.
No one escapes being haunted by something that absolutely terrifies them to the core, but very few feel it's okay to admit what it is that haunts us.
I try to maintain the perspective that life is meant to be laughed at.
I had a stutter 'till... I still do today. I just work on it a lot. I obsess, if you will, with it, but I stuttered throughout my childhood.
I would like to have the superpower of being able to touch a book and then gain all the knowledge out of that book without spending hours and days reading it.
Constant repetition of tongue-twisters was like lifting weights for me, but patience and persistence have paid off.
As an actor, it's more interesting to play a nerd than anything else. It's a lot more fun - you don't worry about 'what's my hair like?' in the morning or 'which is my great angle?'
When I first started auditioning I would stutter a lot because I was so terribly frightened.
I always wanted to be an actor, but with a speech impediment it's kind of tough. I decided to roll the dice and take an acting class, which was very, very nerve-wracking... my stomach would just be in knots.
It's funny, when you become an actor and you're successful, they don't want to talk about acting any more. 'Hey let's talk about that stuff you were fired from.'
I played baseball in college but I didn't identify with the jocks, I was in my own little world .
I will always have a stutter.
I've had to work on being a slow talker.
Look, I know what it feels like to believe you're 'different' in a bad way.
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