“Breaking Bad” led working actor Betsy Brandt to her breakout role!
In the hit AMC series, Brandt portrayed Marie, Skyler’s (Anna Gunn) oftentimes clueless sister. She recites her lines so naturally in the audition video below, it’s like she’s just having a conversation with the reader. A multitude of emotions flicker across her face over the course of the reading, especially when Marie is told that she will become “a basket case” when she reaches 40. The quirks and flaws that Brandt brought to the role from that first moment made Marie a highly complex character—someone many loved to hate, but couldn’t seem to stop watching. Check out her audition right here!
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