Why Acting in an Ensemble Takes the Pressure Off

WATCH: Aidan Gillen chats “Game of Thrones”

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Actors should want to work on an ensemble TV drama because it makes their job easier. That’s according to Aidan Gillen, at least. The Irish actor has become one of the most recognizable faces of contemporary prestige television, with unforgettable turns on HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and “The Wire,” on Netflix’s “Peaky Blinders,” and now on History’s “Project Blue Book.” In the video above, he explains why he values ensemble work as an actor rather than being the top-billed star.

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