RJ Mitte is an actor who is best known for his role as Walter White Jr. on the AMC series “Breaking Bad.” Like the character on the show, Mitte struggles with cerebral palsy in real life. He will be in Pensacola for Pensacon 2023.
For those out there that don’t know you, you were born here in the south. You were born in Jackson, Mississippi, about four hours from Pensacola, and as a teenager you moved to Los Angeles. What kind of got you into acting? Was it the environment that you were living in or was it an interest that you’ve always sort of had?
It was more of an environment that I was living. In 2006, the world was very different. If you moved to California and you didn’t go to school, you didn’t join a gang and you didn’t act, you weren’t really going to make friends. So, I started acting to meet kids my own age and it ended up turning into a career for me.
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