Stage to the Wild West: Eric Nelsen Unplugged

Actor Eric Nelsen discusses his role in 1883, answers the Rockin’ 8 & shares his perspective on perseverance in this Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

Welcome Eric:

We’re joined on the Starline by actor, producer and stage star. You’ve seen him in Broadway in 13 and on All My Children. His latest effort is 1883 which will premiere on the Paramount Network. We welcome Tony and four time Emmy Award winner Eric Nelsen.

Eric, let’s go Beyond the Mic. How does a Bak Middle School of the Arts student from West Palm Beach, work his way up to play a cowboy?

How has the experience of shooting 1883 change you?

When people see you playing Ennis, what do you want them to feel?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. How is being a dad to Mick and Molly special for you?

2. One thing your wife Sainty does for you that you love?

3. Describe Bucking Bull Bourbon in three words?

4. You won the Careity Celebrity Cutting Competition. What was the name of your mare?

5. Who has the better hair, you or your wife?

6. Best moment with Isabel May?

7. Possum Kingdom or Eagle Mountain?

8. Snowboarding or Water Skiing? 

One Big Question:

You say “Perseverance is a virtue that cannot be understated.” How have you been tested lately and how does your tenacity keep you moving forward?

Why should people watch 1883 on the Paramount Network?

The Wrap:

His kids loves him unconditionally, celebrating his 10th anniversary with his wife and loves snowboarding. Eric Nelsen wants you to watch 1883 now on the Paramount Network.

Eric thanks so much for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

Listen to other Beyond the Mic conversations with actors here.

See Eric’s photos here.

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