Who Am I ?
1: Who am I?
Sean Philip McBride. Male. 25.
2: What do you do and what project are you currently working on?
I am an actor. Currently working on a webseries, How To Fake It In America, and numerous other film and TV projects. I am also a bartender, though my mom prefers the term “mixologist.”
3: Where are you from and where are you going?
Born in Baltimore, MD, raised in Orange County, CA, educated in Berkeley, CA, escaped to Melbourne, Australia, and then settled in Los Angeles almost three years ago. Next step is to be an actor/bartender, but in New York!
4: Who is your biggest hero?
5: What book is your bible?
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera.
6: What are some things you love? And some things you hate?
I love back rubs, head rubs, and winning.I hate being touched unexpectedly and losing.
7: What is your raison d’être?
Probably the same as yours. I’m not sure yet, but I’m pretty sure I’m doing it.
8: What is your favorite color?
9: Who is your favorite comic book superhero?
I never read comic books, so any one of those guys who can fly. I really wish I could fly and it sometimes feels unfair that I can’t.
10: What is your favorite NYC hot spot?
Haven’t lived there yet, so I don’t know. Any place Billy Joel sings about.
11: What turns you on?
Making movies. I love the collaboration. Being on set, working and bonding with creative people, feeling the pressure of time and money, the intense focus on a single goal, the realization of an idea, the drive to make it perfect, the common sense of pride and accomplishment. I love it, it turns me on.
12: What would the last question of this questionnaire be if you were the one asking?
Do you think it is reasonable to predict that teleportation will be developed and utilized within your lifetime?
Sean McBride graduated from UC Berkeley in 2008 with a degree in Rhetoric and a minor in Theatre. He currently resides in Los Angeles where he works as an actor and writer on the webseries How To Fake It in America, created by Elise Holowicki. Last year, Sean and Elise won the award for Best Comedy Pilot at the Beverly Hills Television Festival for their pilot Satan is My Homegirl, and they just wrapped production on their latest pilot presentation entitled DJ PLEASE. Sean also works regularly with The Indie Workforce. His first feature film, Viette, premiers this March.
Questions by PMc Magazine
Edited by Meaghan Coffey
Photography by Adrienne Garcia
Design by Jillian Mercado
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Sean Philip McBride, 2012, Photography by Adrienne Garcia