Join the handsome Emmy Award-winning actor Tom Skerritt in his Seattle home and walk with him and The Artist Toolbox host John Jacobsen to Tom's daily stop at his favorite Seattle coffee house. Skerritt has been a presence in American film and television for over half a century, starting his career with Robert Redford and Robert Altman. Audiences have come to recognize Skerritt as 'that rugged outdoors type' in everything from his lead roles in such iconic films as "MASH," "Top Gun," "Steel Magnolias" and "Alien," as well as TV classics like "Picket Fences" and "Cheers" to the popular series of "Guess?" ads in which he was featured. With quality and truthfulness as a benchmark for his work, Skerritt discusses honesty in craft, Hollywood's broken film industry, and the importance of following your bliss with The Artist Toolbox. "Young people approach me and ask me how to get into the business. I have no idea how to get into the business," admits Skerritt. "You can't rely on luck. Luck only comes your way if you put yourself out there. Each day you have to make yourself better."
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Episode #105 / Length: 21 minutes