True Blood’s Kristin Bauer has been interviewed by Melissa Maroff at scribd.com about her love for animals and how she feels at home on HBO since so many of the cast are animal lovers, too.
Growing up on a farm in Wisconsin, riding horses and shooting guns… Kristin Bauer never dreamed her path would lead to Hollywood, acting and animal activism… let alone playing avampire on a hit TV series.
Part of the stellar ensemble of HBO’s True Blood, Kristin plays“Pam De Beaufort,” second incommand to the head vampire and bouncer at the Fangtasia Bar. Her acting chops are evident asshe transforms from her easy-going, real-life self into the blunt, unapologetic vampire with amorbid sense of humor (a rare quality in vampires), which makes her popular among True Blood devotees. “I used to watch HBO shows, which were my favorite, and think, I’d kill to be on ashow like that. Now I get to be on a show like that…and kill,” she laughs.
Between dogs, cats, horses, her pet chicken on the farm, and pets throughout her adult life, Kristin says, “I was always around animals; I never not had animals living with me, not even forone week my entire life.” This is precisely why she feels at home with True Blood. “There aremany dog lovers on the set who have brought their dogs, which I believe are mostly rescues,” she says. “I am so lucky to be included in this cast and to be part of such great writing, but dogfriendly is the cherry on the sundae!
To read the rest of this interview, go here: scribd.com