'GMA' Actors Studio: Stephanopoulos 'Interviews' 'Lincoln'

George Stephanopoulos gets his chance to "chat" with one of most popular U.S. presidents.
3:00 | 02/21/13

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This nation, under god, shall have a new birth of freedom. A government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall from the earth. There had to be a lot of challenges to shoot. Ah, challenges offend thee. I was wearing this. Give them a little shock. Hello? I had a lot of lines. And not a lot of time to memorize them. Have you ever tried to memorize one of my speeches? Take five. Almost 90 years ago, our -- no. 87 -- no. Ah. Four score and seven years ago. How did you get into character? Makeup is key. You're probably wondering, where's my mustache? Abe, let's get going. You're late for the chute. I only just shaved my mustache. This may be hard to report. But I heard reports that you were difficult on-set. Would I lie to you? I'm abraham lincoln. Can we speak honestly. Bottom line, are you going to win the oscar? Why wouldn't I win the oscar? I mean, what m do I have to do? Okay? I'm on the penny. All right? I'm on the $5 bill. The movie's called "lincoln." I do love that daniel day-lewis. Vote for abe. The future of a newly-united country. Is there an air of continuity? I will tell you this. I was channeling sam. Why bring me into this? I'm not the one that did abe from london. I love my mustache. I'm sorry? Any shot here? Say again? Any shot with josh and acting? I went away for a minute there. I didn't really see everything. Stanley, you were transported, as was -- I was. And I love that -- I had no idea that lincoln had a british accent. It's incredible. You found stuff that -- I felt we needed to know once and for all why there is no mustache with the beard. Right. Yeah. Late to the set. Real acting, tune into the oscars this sunday, at 7:00 p.M. Eastern, 4:00 pacific. Sam, save us all right now. It was the fumes of the shaving cream. Right after that came the british accent. Abe from london.

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