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Entertainment Adam Sandler’s Acting Professor Told Him To Quit Acting

17:46  12 november  2019
17:46  12 november  2019 Source:   variety.com

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Adam Sandler confirmed his acting professor told him to quit during an interview with Brad Pitt for "Variety Studios: Actors on Actors ." There’ s an alternate timeline where Adam Sandler (“Uncut Gems”) listened to his professor and never started acting .

When he was a student, Adam Sandler ' s professor told him to stop acting but the comedian did not listen and went on to have a successful career. At the time, his aspirations were crushed by no other than his acting professor , who advised him to consider another career. Brad Pitt tells the story in a

There’s an alternate timeline where Adam Sandler (“Uncut Gems”) listened to his professor and never started acting.

Adam Sandler wearing a blue shirt© Art Streiber

Sandler confirmed the story of how his professor at NYU told him to quit acting during a conversation with Brad Pitt (“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”) for “Variety Studios: Actors on Actors.”

Pitt explained the story he first heard from director Bennett Miller: “You were at NYU, and it was your acting coach, or acting professor, I believe. He took you out for a beer and he kindly said to you, ‘Think about something else. Listen, you got heart, but you don’t have it. Choose another path.'”

“There’s a second part to this story.” Pitt continued. “This is why it’s my favorite Adam Sandler story and I think it says a lot about you. You ran into him when you were getting the ultimate payday, you were with a bunch of friends. Anyone would think, that’s the opportunity to rub it in his face. Reportedly, what you did was, you said hi and you introduced him to your friends and you said, ‘This is the only teacher to ever buy me a beer.’ That’s the guy I know, and I think that’s why you’re here after all these years.”

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Adam Sandler and Brad Pitt recently sat down for a Variety interview with each other. Pitt brought up a story about how Sandler ' s acting professor didn't believe he would make it in Hollywood. But Sandler had a surprising reaction to his professor ' s advice. Despite Adam Sandler ' s sometimes questionable

Adam Sandler was told to quit acting by his acting professor . The 53-year-old actor has had a lucrative television and film career spanning several decades, but was almost convinced not to pursue a place in Hollywood when his acting coach at New York University told him he didn't have what it

“I love you,” Sandler responded. “I gotta tell you, when you tell me I did good in ‘Uncut Gems’ that feels good. What you’ve been doing and crushing for so long. I’m so much more comfortable with comedy, and if you’re saying well in this, that does feel good.”

Variety‘s “Actors on Actors” issue will hit newsstands Nov. 12. The Emmy-nominated companion series will air on PBS stations and the World Channel starting in January.

Watch the Full Interview:

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