Feel-Good Interview Series: 7 Things to Know about Actor Ross Jirgl From Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch, Love at Christmas Contest and the Upcoming Butch and Sundance
By: Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist
Ross Jirgl is the star of the new western film Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch, which aired on Tubi. He also starred in the Great American Family holiday film Love at the Christmas Contest opposite Samantha Cope, and also starred in Bodyguard Seduction opposite Jessica Morris, My One True Love, as well as Love Map, and A Professor's Vengeance, among others.
Regarding his favorite films, he said, “I love anything that Paul Newman has done, he is the greatest. I loved Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and The Sting, which makes me thinks of another heist movie series, The Ocean’s.”
Favorite series to binge-watch
Ross Jirgl listed Seinfeld as his favorite series to binge-watch.
Alternate career choice
On his alternate career choices, he said, “I’ve tried everything else, but I didn’t like it. This is what I love. I would probably go back to working in college athletics and giving back to people. I like teaching as well, that’s where my heart would lead me to.”
Favorite cheat meal
He shared that his favorite cheat meal is pizza, especially “2 Bros. Pizza” in New York.
Dream acting partners
On his dream acting partners, Jirgl noted that he would work with “anybody that challenges him such as Daniel Day-Lewis." "Daniel would challenge me to be my absolute best," he said.
Favorite sports to watch and play
He listed “football” as his favorite sport to watch and to play.
Favorite mottos to live by
On his favorite life motto to live by, he shared, “A day at a time, a thing at a time.” “Basically, brick by brick,” he explained.
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