'This Week' Web Extra: Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart

Veteran actors Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart 'take nothing for granted' in getting roles.
3:00 | 12/22/13

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Have a lot of friends who are actors and it's but really really difficult. Career in terms of the basic problem -- never knowing where your next job is going to come from I'm curious about. Whether the two -- feel that you're over that hump that you'll have worked for went for -- forever as -- as union or does that. He insecurity that I know plagues my friends. Stay with you forever. I -- dancers are not typical -- not. Ever be enough. -- -- announcers were productive that's because in the pop style he took jobs as an actress -- -- and the customers in London. -- you know. There was some risk involved that the virus package of taxes the slightly virtue rewarded but -- -- -- that's. And on opposite you know typical. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Changed his agent because he for a -- wasn't enough for. Several group. Kind of -- -- -- twisted elected. I'm I'm I'm it is a provision was sent them the to be -- -- and the situation where we can initiate tone -- we could suggest something I'm. We can get -- on the top. It's it's some new tricks Carter -- presence in the scares the you know. -- I've done interviews with for the folks who are doing very very well and -- -- it -- -- described it just before they got that job. They didn't know what that there -- gonna do and then I'd say well -- -- now and they say well I feel that way. I think it is commonplace in an -- profession and maybe that's a healthy attitude that we take nothing. Programs and and where both know -- it's. The emotionally he's Lancaster -- Truman which. Is world of difference but we are northerners. And in that sense I don't think we have -- ever assume that this would be for adults I don't. But that makes every day smoking Aureus and every experience. This.

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