Halley Gross: “It’s Not About You”
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Jeremy talks to Halley Gross, LA-based writer and actor who won the Best Narrative award for her work on The Last Of Us Part II at the 2020 Game Awards. 

During this episode they discuss Halley being born and raised in Florida, New Jersey, how playing video games as a kid sparked her interest in media, writing apocalyptic short stories, her love of The Addams Family in kindergarten while going through a stage of wearing all black, how she started acting and got her first agent at 9 years old, her condition which affected her growth, her first movie role as an actor in Lying, playing a lot of victims in Law & Order, appearing on a few episodes of Broad City and how it was her last acting role, Halley's struggle with writing TV comedy, what it was like working and writing on Westworld, her first writing break on Banshee, how she got The Last of Us II the same time as Too Old to Die Young, Halley’s advice on how to get into writing, and more.

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