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Friday, 10 February, 2023

‘I Am a Hollywood Actor with Down Syndrome’ — Newsweek

or as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be an actor. I can’t pinpoint the exact day that I knew this would be my path, but I remember watching shows on TV as a kid and, in my mind, I could see myself being a part of the cast. I even started writing my own scripts.

Growing up, my two older siblings, Daniel and Drew, and their friends would often make short films and they would cast me as the lead actor, sometimes as more than one character. Acting felt amazing because it came so easily to me.

My mom told me that it would be difficult to get into the acting business, especially living in Raleigh, North Carolina. That made me feel sad, but I kept dreaming about it. I truly never felt that I couldn’t be an actor.

Read more at: https://www.newsweek.com/kevin-iannucci-champions-woody-harrelson-acting-down-syndrome-1779812

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