Bruce Dern: ‘Nebraska’

Actor Bruce Dern Gets Up Close And Personal In ‘Nebraska’
November 14, 2013
http://www.npr.org/2013/11/14/245181141/actor-bruce-dern-gets-up-close-and-personal-in-nebraska

After spending much of his career in supporting roles, actor Bruce Dern is finally getting recognition: He won the best actor award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival for his performance in the new film Nebraska.

Dern, 77, started his acting career …

On his advice to his daughter, actor Laura Dern
Take risks. If you’re going to take roles, go out on the edge of the cliff and take roles other people don’t seem to do or want to do or have passed on for whatever reason, and do it.
Take roles that the behavior might be abnormal, the circumstances might be abnormal, but go with that and trust that and learn from there.