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Ben Schnetzer

Actor

“England is more of meritocracy, you progress on the basis of how good your work is. Celebrity culture is total bullshit in England, whereas in the United States there has always been the American dream thing: 'You came from nothing and you became something.' And another thing, in England, you can do the whole lot: theatre, cinema, television, whereas in the United States they pigeonhole you and… Read more
“England is more of meritocracy, you progress on the basis of how good your work is. Celebrity culture is total bullshit in England, whereas in the United States there has always been the American dream thing: 'You came from nothing and you became something.' And another thing, in England, you can do the whole lot: theatre, cinema, television, whereas in the United States they pigeonhole you and it’s a lot harder to get out.” Read less