INTRO BY ALEXIS ROGERS
INTERVIEW BY CAMI LIBERTY
Brandon Spink made his acting debut in a local theater production of Peter Pan. He scored his first major role at the age of 10 in an ABC comedy based on Johnny Knoxville. In his young career, the 14-year-old has had the opportunity of working with stars such as Queen Latifah, Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner. Spink is well known for his roles in Mother’s Day, Game of Silence, and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, in which he played a Young Bruce Wayne. His latest roles in 2017 included Baelfire in Once Upon a Time and Noah Kirsch in Berlin Station. This young actor has a promising future in which he hopes to win an Oscar and positively impact the world. Read below for our full interview with Brandon Spink!
How did you first get your start in acting?
BRANDON: "I started acting in local theater productions at the age of 7. My first role was 'Smee' in Peter Pan. I really loved performing and that’s when I knew acting was my passion."
What do you remember from your first audition and what it was like?
BRANDON: "My first audition was for the NBC family movie Game of Your Life. I remember being excited when I got the call few days later that I booked the role."
You currently star as Noah Kirsch in Berlin Station. Can you tell us a little about your character and the show?
BRANDON: "My character goes to live in Berlin, Germany with his father, Robert, played by Leland Orser. My parents on the show are divorced, and I try to develop a relationship with my Dad. Berlin Station is a dramatic spy thriller series on EPIX. The story line is great because it relates to real life current events. It’s so incredible to work with such amazing actors and film on location in the city of Berlin."
Do you personally feel like you relate to Noah at all? If so, how?
BRANDON: "I relate to Noah because he is adventurous and not afraid to take chances. He also speaks his mind. I believe I have all of those qualities."
You also played young Bruce Wayne in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. What was that whole experience like?
BRANDON: "The whole experience was really amazing! Playing young Bruce Wayne was a dream come true because Batman is my favorite superhero. Having Zack Snyder as my director was awesome, I got to do some of my own stunts and had a scene with Jeremy Irons."
Is there a certain type of role that you haven’t gotten to play yet that you would love to in the future?
BRANDON: "I've only had one comedic role and that was when I played young Johnny Knoxville in the pilot I shot for ABC. I would love to get the opportunity to do more comedy."
Do you have any goals that you would like to achieve as an actor?
BRANDON: "Of course, my ultimate goal would be to win an Oscar, but also to be a part of projects that help make this world a better place."