Magazine article Variety

Charlie Weber: 'In a Weird Way, Every Gig Is a Big Break'

Magazine article Variety

Charlie Weber: 'In a Weird Way, Every Gig Is a Big Break'

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When Charlie Weber was a child, his mother put him in a drama class to help him come out of his shell. Now the star of ABC's "How to Get Away With Murder" can't imagine doing anything else.

What was the first moment you felt like the decision to pursue acting was the right one?

I came out to visit Los Angeles, and from a general meeting, I got a line in a movie. And then once I got out here, I got a pilot that didn't go and then a part on "Buffy [the Vampire Slayer]," a job I was going to have for a while on a reputable cult hit TV show. So it was just like, "We'll see where this goes, but it feels like this is happening."

Would you consider "Buffy" your big break?

In a weird way, every gig is a big break. I've been a professional actor for 18 years, and for me to get to here, it was peaks and valleys, but I was always working. I'm one of those people who something like "How to Get Away With Murder" came around [for] because I stayed in the game. …

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