Feral Child

DS Anderson.1

Colin’s comment in a previous interview about being an actor:

I’m just this sort of feral child; it goes wherever it wants! [laughs]

An accurate description it seems. 🙂  Looking over the past, beginning with Merlin, he has been:

a Sorcerer who dons other characterizations along the way (Dragoon, Dolma, Emrys),

an innocent boy cloistered on an Island away from the ways of the world,

a street kid strung out on drugs, befriending an older man,

a fairy sprite, appearing from here to there, awaiting his master’s call,

a street tough engaged in a rough life with seedy companions,

a cocky, young journalist,

a young soldier ready to die defending his country,

a chauffeur to a gangster,

an ambitious police detective,

a human in love with a Synth

Ten completely diverse characterizations, all done expertly, with sincere devotion to his craft … one might say lovingly done because acting is his first love, and he pursues it with intelligence and humility.  His fans admire him for these qualities, as well as for his remarkable acting talent.  He is an inspiration.

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