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Camille Styles

Dream Job

Actress

May 10th, 2016

When we first created the Dream Job series, finding the perfect actress to interview was at the top of our list. We needed someone who was really living the dream of acting, meaning landing roles and making it work as a real career path (without being from an industry family). When a mutual friend introduced me to Megan Ferguson, I knew immediately that she was our girl. Her IMDb page is already pretty impressive, and she’s most definitely on her way to bigger and badder roles. But best of all, her instagram caption reads “Stay-At-Home Actress” which I found hilariously self-deprecating (especially for a girl who’s already appeared on tv shows like Mad Men and Boardwalk Empire.) This year Megan’s hitting the big screen in the upcoming comedy Bad Moms, and we’re already watching the trailer on repeat. We met up with Megan in her classic Los Feliz casa to talk about auditions, being on set, and what it’s really like to head out to Hollywood with nothing but a headshot and a dream.

photographed by belathée

 

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4 Comments under :: Actress
  1. Traci says:

    Ha, loved the honest thoughts on her husband being an actor. These profiles are interesting, keep em coming.

  2. Marina says:

    Wow, I feel like I just watched a movie short! I really like Megan’s point of view and sense of humor. Hope I will see her cast in a remake of Steel Magnolias one day soon….though I’m seeing her in the Daryl Hannah role 🙂

  3. Is it just me, or is there no mention of her last name?

  4. Jennifer Rose Smith says:

    Thank you for catching that, Lena! Yes, Megan’s last name is Ferguson and we’ve added it to the story now.

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