Check our interview with talented Sag Actress Jane Widdop.
Jane recent credit includes a Recurring role on Amazon Prime Tv Show “The Kicks” as Lily Padgett. She also stars on Abc Educational Tv Show “Making moves” as Kit. Her other Guest starring roles are on Hit Tv Shows such as “Speechless,” “Fresh Off the boat” and “2 broke girls.” She stars in “Lost Girls: Angie’s Story” where she plays the lead character “Angie.”
Hi Jane, please tell us a little about you?
Hi! I’m Jane and I’m a 17 year old actress who lives in Los Angeles! I’ve been acting for 10 years and I’m originally from Memphis, Tennessee!
Describe yourself in 3 words?
Creative, down to earth, strong.
Name one your strengths?
I’m an empath and that really has helped me in acting to be able to really understand the character on a deep level.
Who is your biggest supporter?
My mama who moved to LA with me when I was 9 for my acting career
How did you get started in the industry?
I started because of my brother. He was doing a lot of plays back home in Memphis and I went to his first agency meeting and they wanted to sign me as well!
What was your first acting role?
I was in a country music video called “A Woman Needs” by Jessica Harp. You can actually still easily find it on youtube!
What is the best and worst part of being an actress?
The best is being able to step into another person’s shoes and experience other’s lives through the character. The worst is all the rejection but it does help you develop strength!
Best advice ever given?
How do you prepare for a role?
I like to create playlists for the character and really mediate on what the character is feeling and going through.
What kind of roles do you like or would like to play and why?
I like to play roles that really inspire me! A lot of those are ones that are advocating for change through important causes.
Now tell us about your work in Amazon Prime Tv Show “The Kicks,” and about your role as Lily Padgett?
I loved playing Lily in The Kicks! We developed a little family on set of powerful gals that would come together and play soccer everyday! I think that camaraderie really shines through in the show!
And about Abc’s Educational Tv Show “Making moves?”
“Making Moves” was so much fun even though I was the youngest on set! It was so inspiring to see the hard work everyone put in especially centering around the dancing!
What other projects you have been part of?
My most recent project is a feature film called Lost Girls: Angie’s Story where I play the lead. The project helps against the sex trafficking industry in LA.
What is next for Jane Widdop in 2019?
I’m anticipating the release of Lost Girls! I’m also figuring out what college I plan to go to!!
Who is your favorite Actor/Actress? And why?
Natalie Portman! I love how smart she is and how she uses that in her acting and really does deep research on the character! It’s so important!
What music do you like?
Every genre! I have so many playlists with so many different moods and genres!
Your idea of a perfect Sunday is?
Sleeping in, meditating, donuts at church, and having dinner with my family and the many dogs we have!
What is your own definition of happiness?
Living life through love and compassion.
If you could meet someone living or dead, who would it be and why?
The presiding bishop of the Episcopal church Michael Curry! He is so wise and inspiring and it would just be so incredible to be able to speak with someone who has such love and compassion for the world!
What do you like to watch on Tv?
My favorite tv show is Handmaid’s Tale and I’ve already binged the new episodes for season 3!!
What is your favorite healthy food?
And your favorite cheat food?
Do you support any charities?
Yes! I’m a member of National Charity League which supports many organizations in the Los Angeles area including Ascensia, Door of Hope, Red Cross, and Union Station Homeless Services.
Where we can follow you?
Quote: All will be well.
Holiday Destination: Greece!
Song: Alaska by Maggie Rogers
Sports Team: Boston Red Sox
Movie: Black Swan