Meet Actor Carin Chea (English Cafe 132)

carin.jpgIn today’s English Cafe 132, Jeff interviewed Carin Chea, an actor as part of our “Ask an American” segment. Carin gave us a behind the scenes (secret or hidden information that most people don’t know) look at what it’s like to be an actor in Los Angeles.

Carin mentioned that one thing an actor needs to have is a headshot, a photograph of one’s head and shoulders, to submit when applying for an acting job. Carin was nice enough to give us a copy of her headshot, so you can put a face to a voice (see what someone looks like after hearing their voice).

When Carin was in the studio (where we record our podcasts), she said she had thought about getting her hair cut short, but that if she did, she would have to get new headshots taken. I guess that’s an occupational hazard of being an actor. An occupational hazard is something that is a drawback, or unfortunately part, of one’s job. You have to think twice (to think carefully before deciding) about changing your appearance!

Carin has been in films, television shows, theater productions (shows), commercials, and many other things. Thanks, Carin, for telling us about life as an actor in L.A.!

~ Lucy

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7 Responses to Meet Actor Carin Chea (English Cafe 132)

  1. Grzegorz says:

    Wow! I hope to see her soon in some romantic comedy.

  2. Nice Interview. Carin looks like a funny woman.

    Take care


  3. Fred says:

    She has a nice voice plus she is beautiful !!!
    I hope she will have a big career.

    t h a n k y o u

  4. darren says:

    Good luck, Carin Chea!

  5. learner says:

    She has nice headshot and
    I like her interviewed very much.
    for soure she gonna be one of the star of actors.
    Thank you, for wonderful job.

  6. emiliano says:

    Hard life looking for a role everyday, every morning get up and start once again……… Yes I think she has to take courage to do what she likes to do.
    She is very kind to talk to us explaining what her work is, and as she is very pretty, has good voice and sure is also a good actress I wish her a lot of
    good roles.
    Thanks Carin and good luck.

  7. jerry says:

    Carin is an Asian American actress. Some clue got from:

    really nice girl, I like her.

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