3 Interviews |
1 Pictorial |
John 'Scoot' McNairy
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[performing Jesse in 'Touchy Feely'] I think I'm incredibly distanced from a character like that. I'm not somebody who's thirty or thirty-one and lost. I'm very specific in what I want in my life, and I'm going after it, whereas Jesse is more like, 'Whatever happens happens. Who cares?'. I personally have never felt that way.
One of his first big acting jobs was in a Levi's commercial where he had to allow himself to be thrown from a mechanical bull, even though he had grown up in Texas simulating just this kind of bull-riding with friends--practicing on ''barrels that you tied to four trees with springs on them. A guy would get on each rope and rock the barrel back and forth...'.
Portraying colorful and individualistic young men with a slightly rebellious edge.