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Leland Orser

Actor

“I get very specific references. It’s always interesting, you can see somebody clocking you and frequently coming to you to acknowledge that they’ve clocked you. And to guess before they get there what it is that they’re going to recognize you from. You also get just an overall familiarity. Some people may not even know you’re an actor, but know you from somewhere, whether it be from law school… Read more
“I get very specific references. It’s always interesting, you can see somebody clocking you and frequently coming to you to acknowledge that they’ve clocked you. And to guess before they get there what it is that they’re going to recognize you from. You also get just an overall familiarity. Some people may not even know you’re an actor, but know you from somewhere, whether it be from law school or from a hospital that they were at. Your performances, television and film are so much a part of our society and reach so many people, you kind of get under their skin in some way. 'Am I related to you? Did you operate on me? Did you deprogram me?'” Read less