Becoming Another Person: Character Transformation
How does an actor effectively portray another person?
3. Personalities

Personality actors are known for playing slight variations on themselves. They have an easy way about them which is comfortable to an audience and they are expected to play a small range of characters in a similar way.

 

Look at Arnold Schwarstenegger. He is an iconic personality and his film roles, while different in name and location, are all, essentially, variations on Arnold.

 

 

 

 

Can you think of other personality actors?

 

Your assignment is to list three famous personality actors on your blog and find at least two examples on YouTube and link to clips. Then write a 250 word response to the group discussion board on why these kinds of actors are popular. Respond to a minimum of two posts.