After years of going in for “Hot Girl No. 2,” former model Balfe landed the starring role on Starz’s “Outlander” based on a self-taped audition—and she hasn’t looked back.
The up-and-coming actor talks about facing “the uglies” of himself to play a top New York City drug dealer, his unlikely inspirations, and working with 50 Cent and “The Good Wife” writer Courtney Kemp Agboh
The British actor can be seen as Captain Flint in the second season of Starz’s pirate drama “Black Sails,” debuting Jan. 24. He talks to Backstage about the arduous filming, the strange business of acting, and his worst survival jobs.
Ahead of the start of the upcoming television season, Starz and ABC shuffled their network leadership.
The British actor is back on American TV screens as the demanding artistic director of the ballet company at the heart of Starz’s “Flesh and Bone,” and chats about silver linings to bad jobs, why his character’s description made him hide the chocolates, and working with Jodie Foster.