How Can Actors Earn on TV?

unemployed actor no money footlightsDeadline Hollywood:  A sobering look at the “new normal” where roles once billed as “Guest Stars” are now day players.  If actors don’t have television to pay the bills, where will they make up the difference?

“Hollywood has become like a third world country,” said veteran actor Kent McCord, SAG’s former first vice president and national recording secretary. “There are a few actors who are very rich, and a large base who can’t make a living. They’re turning the business into something where you have the stars, and the rest are hobbyists.”

About Tracey Paleo

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Tracey Paleo is Associate Editor at FootLights Magazine. She's also the Founder and Chief Editor of the arts and culture site, Gia On The Move, where she often reviews live performance events.

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