12 year old actor Connor Levins has already appeared in a number of movies, as well as being in a few television shows, despite his relatively young age. Connor recently filmed for his role in the Steven Spielberg television production Falling Skies, which is now into its second season. We at FansShare were fortunate to have Connor take some time to answer a few questions about his career.
FS. You recently finished working on Falling Skies, did you get to see much of Steven Spielberg?
CL. Unfortunately Steven Spielberg wasn’t on set but it was great to work on one of his productions.
FS. What character do you play?
CL. I played the role of Julian. He was an orphan.
FS. How did you prepare yourself for the role?
I got coaching from Nicole Laplaca
. She has been coaching me since I was very little. I also practice my lines with my mom before going on set and auditioning.
FS. What is your favourite role that you have played so far and why?
CL. Thats a really hard question to answer. I have a good amount of favourites but one of them is when I played Julian on Falling Skies.
FS. Do you have a dream role that you would like to play?
CL. I would like to play the role of a famous soccer player.
FS. Have you always wanted to be an actor?
CL. Yes, since I was little I have loved to act.
FS. Do you see yourself pursuing an acting career into adulthood or do you have a different dream job?
CL. Yes, this is what I always have wanted to do.
FS. Who is the best actor/actress that you have worked with so far?
CL. I have worked with so many nice actors/actress. Henry Winkler was one of the nicest and funniest people to work with. He gave me so much advice and I look up to him alot.
FS. What made them stand out from the rest?
CL. He was so nice to me and so much fun to work with.
FS. Could you see yourself moving into directing in the future?
CL. Yes, I would love to do something like that.
FS. What is your favourite movie and why?
CL. Star Wars because I like the fantasy stuff and the characters
FS. Do you hope to win an Oscar in the future?
CL. Yes, that would be my dream.
FS. Which actor/actress would you love to work with and why?
CL. Adam Sandler would be great to work with.
FS. Do you have any projects coming up?
CL. I have had a few auditions lately. Hopefully I book something.
The talented young actor is certainly a rising star and is definitely one to watch for the future. You can catch Connor Levins in season two of Falling Skies, which is set to premiere on TNT in the summer. Be sure to keep an eye out for this future star as his career progresses.