General Hospital star Jon Lindstrom has played his fair share of sinister scenes on soaps, especially as serial killer Dr. Ryan Chamberlain. What makes a good bad guy? A lot of it is acting technique, Lindstrom told Soaps In Depth.
I’ve learned that one of my stocks-in-trade is restraint. As you get older and become more experienced, you realize that sometimes the less you do, the more impact it has.
When you look at the great TV, movie, and even theater actors, there’s a real pleasure in watching simplicity. I seem to have fallen into a place where I can do that when it’s called for, and I’m really enjoying it.