Milo Ventimiglia Says He Almost Quit Acting Three Different Times

Close your eyes for a moment and imagine a world where This Is Us, Gilmore Girls, and Heroes looked different. Scary, huh?

Well, according to Milo Ventimiglia, the beloved shows almost didn’t star him. In an interview with Jess Cagle, People and Entertainment Weekly Editorial Director, Ventimiglia admitted that he’s almost given up on his acting career three times.

One such instance, according to EW, followed an unsuccessful Gilmore Girls spin-off attempt back in 2003.

“I was just fed up,” he said during The Jess Cagle Interview. “I couldn’t catch a break to lock on to some work and be creative.”

So what was Ventimiglia going to do instead?

“I was going to go be an auto mechanic,” he told Cagle. “In Southern California there’s this auto school and it’s advertised ‘Everybody needs mechanics, because they need those cars fixed’ and I’m like, ‘That’s a job that’s going to be in demand, so why don’t I learn more than I already know about cars and professionally fix cars.’”

A post shared by Milo Anthony Ventimiglia (@miloanthonyventimiglia) on Dec 22, 2012 at 7:49am PST

Though picturing Ventimiglia working on a car isn’t necessarily an unpleasant image, it’s definitely not as gratifying …read more


Source:: Fresh News – Culture

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