BLOOD – Not a Vampire Story

by Shannonn Kelly
07:56PM, EST, Sunday October 3, 2010

I come across a lot of actors. I’ve met bad ones, good ones and great ones. Everyone from 1st year acting students, to the actor who has no chops, but no one ever tells them; to some of the greats like Robert De Niro, James Earl Jones, Sean Penn and Glenn Close.

Sandy Duarte and Stephen Chambers as dysfunctional siblings in "BLOOD"
Sandy Duarte and Stephen Chambers as dysfunctional siblings in “BLOOD”

I mention Glenn Close in particular, because what she seems like on screen she is not in person. On screen she seems like this 6 foot tall ball-crunching beast.

In person, Glenn Close is maybe 5′ 2″ at best (even though IMDB says she’s 5′ 5″) and speaks with a tiny voice to strangers and appears a bit detached and almost frail.

Sandy Duarte is the Portuguese Glenn Close. Continue reading “BLOOD – Not a Vampire Story”