These characters will always have identifiable human traits, the devoted family man and good friend. Inside the monster, you will often find a sad childhood, neglect, bad parents, and exclusion. Is the monster borne out of these circumstances or where they always there?
Actor Darrin Giossi appeared in Season 2 of Mindhunter as a recruit. Looking back at Darrin's career you can see an interesting blend of characters. His last film, News of the World, saw him act alongside Tom Hanks, which it seems to have made a lasting impression on him . We spoke about these experiences, Mindhunter prep and more.
He plays Ted Gunn in Mindhunter, Season 2. This character, Michael explains, is a combination of characters rather. It was interesting to hear the meticulous preparation and rehearsals before each shoot. The genius of David Fincher certainly comes across in every interview in this series.
A humble actor, he has many credits to his name, Into the Dark, NCIS, S.W.A.T., Dawson’s Creek, Mindhunter… I could go on. Some of his favourite moments have been his “pinch me” moments, this could be from being on set with Tom Hanks in From the Earth to the Moon or working with David Fincher on Mindhunter.
Welcome to the first part of my Mindhunter Special. Join me in this new series where I interview cast members about Mindhunter, but also their backgrounds and prep for their characters. From Washington to Pittsburgh First up is Cotter Smith, he played one of my favourite characters, Unit Chief Shepard, in Seasons 1 and 2.... Continue Reading →