What Didn't Kill Them Made Them Stars: Ramin Karimloo, James Monroe Iglehart and More Turn Rejection Into Tony Success

By Adam Hetrick
03 Jun 2014

Bryce Pinkham
Photo by Monica Simoes

Bryce Pinkham, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder)
I like to think of myself as a young actor [laughs], but I like to tell younger actors who ask me about this, "Every time you get turned down or a door closes, try and think of it as fuel for the fire as opposed to rejection." There are more doors that have closed than have opened in any actor's career, and I've tried to use those moments as fuel to get me to this one. You have to think about "I can't wait for the day when," and so here we are at that day.

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