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Malcolm-Jamal Warner is best known for playing Theo Huxtable on The Cosby Show. His performance earned him an Emmy Award nomination when he was just 16 years old. Warner is also an accomplished poet and musician and a Grammy Award winner. recently he Acquired the film and television rights to the novel Freedom Shore: Tunis Campbell and Georgia Freedmen by Russell Duncan. He will produce and star in the project about Campbell, an abolitionist who became a Georgia state senator during Reconstruction after the Civil War.
Warner is also one of the stars of the Fox show resident, which has just finished its fourth season. He called Dr. A.J. “The Raptor” plays Austin, a cruel and arrogant doctor. The role is in stark contrast to Warner’s calm, thoughtful and passionate personality.
On Nerdshala’s I’m So Obsessed podcast, Warner explains the joy of playing a cocky doctor who has the knowledge and skills to support his ego. But it is also a bit of a challenge.
“He is one of the top cardiothoracic surgeons in the country,” Warner said. “And he doesn’t care what people think of him. He’s pretty much someone I don’t let myself be in real life. And that’s hard, because as an artist we want to be in that space Where we don’t care what people think of us. But the success of our craft depends on what people think of us. There’s a fine line. There’s a tricky dance.”
You can listen to my full conversation with Warner in the podcast player above or on Apple Podcasts. He talks about being a father, hosting Saturday Night Live, recording a song that won a Grammy and playing Theo.
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