Noah Emmerich, otherwise known as Stan Beeman on The Americans, joins Brian to talk about the subtleties in his craft, how he went from being a musician and travel writer to an actor, and how Brian broke Noah the news that he couldn’t land a role in the Kevin Costner film, For Love of the Game. Noah also dives into the backstory of how he landed his role as Marlon, Truman’s best friend, on The Truman Show and the lessons we can all learn from chasing your fears. Mentioned this week: The Truman Show, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Gallipoli, and Witness – Peter Weir films Pride & Glory, Warrior, and Miracle – Gavin O’Connor films The Americans Beautiful Girls and Monument Avenue – Ted “Teddy” Demme films Rounders Floyd Abrams @DanAbrams Paul Giamatti Ron Livingston @JoshMalina @WhitfordBradley @DuleHill A Few Good Men Atlantic Theater Company Things I Have Learned Playing Poker on the Hill an essay by David Mamet Harold Evans Lincoln Center Library True West a play by Sam Shepard Burn This a play by Lanford Wilson The Qualms a play by Bruce Norris Ron Stetson – Neighborhood Playhouse teacher Ed Harris Lee Krasner Kurt Russell Coach K Andrew Niccol writer of Gattaca and The Truman Show Susan Smith – Talent Agent @JimCarrey Bulworth a Warren Beatty film Cop Land a James Mangold film Harvey Keitel @RayLiotta Arthur Nascarella For Love of the Game a film starring Kevin Costner Scott Rosenberg writer of Beautiful Girls @JoeWeisberg Making Movies a book by Sidney Lumet This episode of The Moment is sponsored by Quickbooks Self Employed. Visit tryselfemployed.com/moment for your free 30 day trial.
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