Aaron Stanford's Profile
Brief about Aaron Stanford: By info that we know Aaron Stanford was born at 1977-04-18. And also Aaron Stanford is American Actor.
Aaron Stanford Biography
- Aaron Stanford (December 27, 1976) is an American actor known for his consistency in bringing intensity and intelligence in the craft. He is poised qand is said to be one of the promising actors of his generation.
- Born in Westford, Massachussets to a middle-class family, with an English teacher mother, Judith Stanford, a father works in publishing, Don Stanford and a brother, David, who is a musician, Aaron enjoyed the simple amenities of life. He studied at SUNY Purchase College in New York, but later on transferred to Rutgers University Mason Gross School of Arts, where he graduated as magna cum laude in 2000.
- Aaron started his career in local theaters where he would always bring intense focus in his performances. Later on, he worked at the London Academy of Theatre, where his performance on stage would always bring rave reviews. Stanford first appearance was everything but silent. From 2001 to 2002 he appeared several times as a Rusian teen Sergei, in a television series, Third Watch, of which he was named as one of Daily Variety's "Top Ten Actors to Watch" and was included in the "It List" of Entertainment Weekly.
- On screen, he earned critical acclaimed reviews and a nomination for the Golden Globe in his first indie film Tadpole in 2002. He played a precocious 15-year-old boy named Oscar Grubman who fancied his stepmother, played by Sigourney Weaver. Director Bryan Singer was impressed in his performance and casted him in the 2003 blockbuster sequel of X-Men, X2. He played the hot-tempered fire manipulating mutant, Pyro, up until the third installment of the film, X-Men:The Last Stand in May 26, 2006. In 2004, he appeared again on stage in the Vinyard Threatre's off-Broadway production, "Where Do We Live?" and received outstanding reviews. He also starred as Gabe Winter in Winter Solstice opposite Anthony LaPaglia, which he received the Rising Star Award in the Hampton Film Festival in the same year. He then won the "One To Watch" award at the 2006 Young Hollywood Award for his role in the remake of Wes Craven's thriller film, The Hills Have Eyes.
- All through out his career he played a variety of roles and traverse different kinds of media and genre. He played a wannabe tough-guy criminal, John Rudgate in the New Hampshire-based comedy, Live Free or Die, troubled poker genius in an episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent's season 8, Horace Cook Jr. in Mad Men, Birkhoff in Nikita and voiced Pvt. Polonsky in the Call of Duty: World at War.
- He is currently residing in Los Angeles and is still considered an actor to watch for in the next decade.
But a lot of shows, they pose questions and they give you a puzzle where there's no solution.Tags: Give, Questions, Shows
I didn't follow the whole 'X-Men' story because it got too complicated. I'd pick up a comic book and have no idea what was going on.Tags: Book, Idea, Whole
I try to pick characters that I find interesting and complex and that I feel I can bring something of myself to.Tags: Bring, Characters, Try
I've been recognized very seldom. I think I just look different in person than I do as the character.Tags: Character, Recognized, Seldom
It's nice to know when you're a part of a story, it's nice to know at least something about the beginning, middle, and end.Tags: Beginning, End, Nice
Of course, I'm not allowed to talk about the script, but I can say it is a really good story.Tags: Good, Story, Talk
Wes Craven is obviously a horror film icon so I was definitely very interested in bringing something back to life that Wes had created.Tags: Film, Interested, Life
Actors, we like stories, we like storytelling, we love being a part of the story, and if you give us a story that's interesting then we'll want to do it.Tags: Give, Love, Story
I do know that I've read somewhere that it's been statistically proven that in times of war, horror films are much more popular. I don't know why that is. You'd think it'd be the opposite. You'd think people would want to escape from it.Tags: Times, War, Why
My life has been the antithesis of that book 'The Secret'. I've always been interested in doing what I do. I love storytelling and I really enjoyed acting, but it never seemed like a realistic thing.Tags: Book, Life, Love
People have always liked to be frightened. People love to feel that jolt of adrenaline. People love roller coasters. People love skydiving. These things that really get your heart pumping, and horror films are sort of a safe way to get that rush I guess.Tags: Films, Heart, Love
Sometimes they keep us in the dark, but it's TV, so sometimes they keep us in the dark because even they don't know yet. You know what I mean? So, it sort of develops as it goes along and according to various needs that arise.Tags: Dark, Mean, Sometimes
You always take a little bit back with you at the end of the day. I always put a little bit of myself into the characters, too. You find parallels, points of connection, things like that. But I'm not an actor who gets so incredibly haunted by my characters that I can't come back.Tags: Actor, End, Put