Did you see me on Fargo last night? Here’s the long path I took to get there. My first serious acting gig was when I was eight or nine years old. I was to play the absent-minded professor, a major character in one of those end-of-year school productions where every grade had to put on … Continue reading My absent-minded journey to Fargo
I worked on my first international production today, and it was a great experience. A US/Canadian set with a very talented group of people. Observation: most of the people running the show (ADs, etc.) are women. This pleases me. A large percentage of the crew is female. As I only appear in one scene in … Continue reading In front of the camera again
I've been remiss in keeping my followers up to date on what's happening this year. In the beginning of the year I worked on a student film called Joy To The World, in which I played the boss of a Mall Santa agency, which refuses to hire the actual Santa Claus, because his résumé isn't … Continue reading Theatre, film, web series and voice acting updates
I was invited by film students from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) to act in their end-of-year project. (Edited to add: The short film is called Joy To The World, and my character was mean to Santa Claus.)
My costume for tonight’s live gig. I played a German ski instructor, who also called a square dance.
I did some shooting yesterday for a couple of commercials. The boom mic is resting on a step ladder because we didn’t have enough crew. Jury, the fearless director, is holding up a whiteboard to provide shade for my scene. The cinematographer chose not to be in the photo. I had to clap my own … Continue reading Weekend shooting: commercials
This is my demo reel, courtesy of Peter Skagen. None of these is my real accent.
I’m happy to be here, and to say hello to all of you. My name is Randolph, and I grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. In 2010 I moved with my spouse to Canada, and have been setting up shop here in the performing arts ever since. I’ve got a page on IMDb, which is … Continue reading Hello from a professional Calgary actor!
This Easter weekend, I participated in the production of a short film, for the Calgary Underground Film Festival's 48-hour Movie Making Challenge. The rules require a film between two and five minutes in length (including titles), and each team is given the same prop and a line to be used in their film. A random … Continue reading Happy Endings
For the longest time, I have wanted to be a B-list celebrity. I get a kick out of being recognised as "that guy" from a play or a television commercial, but I would not want my face plastered across the front page of the newspaper (or Buzzfeed, he said, bringing his references up to date) … Continue reading Engage!