Wednesday, December 23, 2009

True Blood creator Alan Ball praises his actor Ryan Kwanten, formerly of Home and Away

From Herald Sun

AUSSIE actor Ryan Kwanten has hit it big in the US vampire drama True Blood and no one could be happier for him than the show's creator, Alan Ball.

Ball - whose credits include Academy Award-winning film American Beauty and Emmy-winning Six Feet Under - is full of praise for the former Home and Away actor who plays Jason Stackhouse in the series.

For True Blood all the actors have to leave their inhibitions behind, especially Kwanten who seems to get his clothes off in most episodes.

The series is set in the fictional town of Bon Temps, where humans co-exist with vampires, and stars Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer and Kwanten.

"One of the things I really appreciated about Ryan is his willingness to look foolish," Ball says

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