My mom set up relief programs in third world countries. We would do things like go to Bogota with her instead of summer camp.
What I learned on 'Homicide' was that each show deserves its own look.
Film is the only language I speak, and I have been lucky to be involved in some great stories. You don't want to preach to people, but you want them to think about why things are the way they are, the history that is there as well as the possibilities.
I like the yin-yang of a cop's life, where he's part fascist and part saint. That's where the good dramas are.
I'm an actor who directs. Probably always will be.