“I Wanted To Always Be Able To Be A Kid At Heart: A TDQ Q&A With Actress Ruth Reynolds

Ruth Reynolds

It’s Ruth Reynolds, everyone. You can get lost in those eyes. Just stare into them. Nothing jarring is going to happen. Keep staring.

This week’s TDQ Q&A is with actress Ruth Reynolds. Ruth spoke to us about her latest movie, “Voodoo,” how she got into acting and how she handles bad advice. Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A with Ruth Reynolds: 

The Daily Quarterly: What made you want to be in show business?

Ruth Reynolds: I loved where your mind got to when watching a movie. You became a part of it. We would re-enact moments from films and TV that we found amusing. I realized as a kid these adults were getting to tell stories and play pretend. I wanted to affect people in the same way when I grew up. I wanted to always be able to be a kid at heart. Show business was perfect for that. 

TDQ: Who was your favorite actress growing up?

RR: I had many actresses I’ve looked up to throughout the years but growing up my favorite was and still is Lucille Ball.

TDQ: What was your favorite movie growing up?

RR: It was a tie between “Braveheart” and “Dirty Dancing.”

TDQ: Who are your influences?

RR: Too many to mention. My biggest influence in life would be my siblings. They always taught me that if you love what you do, then you should follow that passion. 

TDQ: What is the best advice you have ever gotten?

RR: Life begins after your comfort zone.

TDQ: What is the worst advice you have ever gotten?

RR: I don’t believe in bad advice… If someone gives you bad advice then you can question it and realize there is always something to learn and gain from. 

VooDoo

VooDoo is a wholesome family film starring Ruth Reynolds.

TDQ: Tell us about your latest movie, “VooDoo”

RR: Voodoo was a blast to shoot. An amazing cast and crew. It was a cool experience going from the fun loving cousin to a possessed being. Don’t want to give any spoilers away. 

TDQ: What project are you working on next?

RR: I’m in the process of producing and acting in a film called “Walk of Shame” and within the next year will start working on a thriller film called Witchula.

TDQ: What advice would you give to someone who wants to become an actor or actress?

RR: Be yourself, love what you do and don’t give up.

TDQ: Where do you see yourself in five years?

 RR: Bringing stories to life. 

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“The General Population Feeds Me With Perspectives, Emotions, And Appreciation For Being:” A TDQ Q&A With Actress Tracey Birdsall

Tracey Birdsall

Tracey Birdsall plays the role of a character suspected of being the adult film star Jenna Jameson in the film Who’s Jenna Jameson.

This week’s TDQ Q&A is with actress Tracey Birdsall. Tracey took the time to speak with us about the differences between working on a feature film and a soap opera, who and what inspires her and the social media “spat” between Jenna Jameson and the producers of Tracey’s latest film, “Who’s Jenna Jameson.” Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A with Tracey Birdsall: 

The Daily Quarterly: Who was your favorite actress growing up?

Tracey Birdsall: I was (and am) a huge fan of comedic actresses growing up. My favorite would have been Lucille Ball, followed by Goldie Hawn.

TDQ: What made you want to work in show business?

TB: I first set foot on a stage at the age of 5 doing a singing and tap dancing number to “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love – Baby” and it was the most exhilarating moment ever. That was it.

Jenna Jameson

We found this image of adult film star Jenna Jameson after an extensive internet search. We must say, the resemblance is uncanny. More so before the censors made their adjustments.

TDQ: What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten?

TB: Do something every day to move your career forward. Mark Sikes, the casting director told me that in passing one day. I tried it for 30 days and never stopped. That was many years ago.

TDQ: What’s the worst advice you’ve ever gotten?

TB: Don’t ever say no. You have to be very selective.

TDQ: Who are your influences?

TB: Humans influence me. Although I have my mentors and my favorite actors and actresses, I’m most inspired by humans everywhere – all types. The general population feeds me with perspectives, emotions, and appreciation for being. Our environment is our fuel if we enjoy living as other people when we film more so than just acting what’s on the page. If you’re not living it, then you’re really missing out.

TDQ: Tell us about your latest project, “Who’s Jenna Jameson?”

TB: In Who’s Jenna Jameson? I play a lawyer who is a virtual doppelganger for the famous porn star. It’s a big comedy so the jokes are endless and unrelenting! It’s the twists in this movie that make it really incredible… did I say enough?! Continue reading

“I’d Entertain Audiences ‘Til The Day I Die:” A TDQ Q&A With Actress And Dancer Katrina Norman

Katrina Norman

While Katrina Norman may be a force of nature she has caused way less property damage than hurricane Katrina and is much better looking than Stormin’ Norman Schwarzkopf.

This week’s TDQ Q&A is with actress and dancer Katrina Norman. Katrina spoke to us about her work on VH1’s “Hit the Floor,” her plans for the future and following her gut. Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A With Katrina Norman:

The Daily Quarterly: Who was your favorite actress growing up? 

Katrina Norman: That’s a toss up between Julia Roberts and Lucille Ball.

TDQ: Who was your favorite dancer growing up?

KN: I had several influential dancers in my life but I can remember wanting to be just like Tina Caspary.

TDQ: What made you want to be in show business?

KN: I simply loved entertaining people!

TDQ: What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten?

KN: Always follow your gut.

TDQ: What’s the worst advice you’ve ever gotten?

KN: Don’t follow your gut.
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“Whenever I Tell A Really Complicated, Fantastic Joke, I Pass Out:” A TDQ Q&A With Actress, Writer and Comedienne Lauren Pottinger

Lauren Pottinger

Don't make Lauren Pottinger angry. You wouldn't like her when she's angry.

This week, we chat with actress, comedienne, musician and writer Lauren Pottinger. Lauren spilled the beans on actor Jeffrey Donovan from “Burn Notice,” dishes on the upcoming “Comikaze Expo” and objectifies a couple of male web journalists. (Don’t send letters or e-mails, we’ll recover.) Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A with Lauren Pottinger:

The Daily Quarterly: How did you hear about thedailyquarterly.com?

Lauren Pottinger: A dear friend of mine, Danielle Bouloy, was interviewed.  She said that it was the most amazing experience of her life and that she wished she could do it over and over again.  So, I checked out the site and crossed my fingers that I would someday be so blessed as to be on this life altering, ground breaking website.

TDQ: How excited were you that The Daily Quarterly asked you for an interview?

Pottinger: I actually peed a little.  Like a small dog that piddles when its owner gets home.  So, pee in pants excited.
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