Benicio Del Toro Admires Dustin Hoffman

The actor Benicio del Toro, who is one of the stars of W’s October 2015 issue, talks about his cinematic role models in a short video interview with W’s Editor at Large Lynn Hirschberg.

Released on 9/9/2015

Credits

Starring: Beneicio Del Toro

Transcript

00:04
Pacino, De Niro.
00:07
You can't make a list of great actors,
00:10
and not include Hoffman.
00:12
In, at the top.
00:14
I think that maybe what it is,
00:15
is looking at characters and trying
00:16
to make 'em flesh and bone.
00:19
Look at them three-dimensional,
00:24
and not just superficial.
00:26
And also having an understanding of the story.
00:30
And within that story, that character,
00:34
how does it move the story?
00:36
Which is, I think, that that's kinda like,
00:41
that's what you call an interpretation.
00:42
And so these guys make interpretations.
00:44
I think every actor that we like,
00:46
or any performers that we like,
00:48
there's an interpretation, there's an angle.