Q&A Episode 109 "Bitter Sweet Symphony"
Larenz Tate shares his thoughts on what’s next for his character and gives his advice to aspiring actors.
Question: There are some pretty big changes happening in this episode for Alex. What is the greatest lesson that you think Dr. Alex has learned from his recent experiences?
Larenz: It’s a life-changing episode for Alex. I think he’s been reminded just how important his family is to him. Alex chose the lifestyle he did for a reason, I think now he is going to try to get that life back and get back to who he was."
Q: Where do you think Alex and Rush’s relationship is going to go next season? What sort of Alex are we going to come back to?
L: Alex and Rush will always be friends, they’ve been friends since day one, but Alex will have to assess their relationship and what he’s willing to sacrifice because of it. I think we will find Alex trying to regain his wife’s trust, however Alex might find a way to take some more calls while staying true to his morals.
Q: What was your favorite scene of Rush Season one?
L: I still love that scene from the pilot where Alex finds Rush in the bathroom smoking at his son’s birthday party and decides to join him. We improvised a lot of that scene which made it feel authentic. That was one of the first scenes we filmed and it set the tone for the energy of the series.
Q: Do you have any advice for young actors or actresses just starting their careers?
L: Be diligent about your craft, practice. And learn the ins and outs of the business, if you know how the whole machine works you’ll better understand your role.
Q: What’s one fun fact fans might not know about you?
L: I'm a vegetarian