ADTV talks to award-winning actress Ann Dowd about her character’s journey in The Leftovers
Any nerves of excitement or apprehension AwardsDaily TV’s Robin Write may have before diving into an interview with great actors, writers, or directors soon vanishes when you speak to someone so warm, and humble as award-winning actress Ann Dowd. Their pleasant conversation started with discussing their respective children, showing an encouraging enthusiasm for Robin’s little newcomers, and wishing him luck with them. Then he asked her about her terrific body of work on TV, film, and in the theater.
Dowd’s scene-stealing role as Patti Levin in HBO’s The Leftovers was a delight to watch, even in her most sinister moments. In season two, Patti makes an unimaginable evolution, filling the screen with the elusive partnership she shared with co-star Justin Theroux. The grounded, grateful actress behind Patti Levin is still learning, simply happy to be here, and enjoying the challenges of her work. This would be a walk in the park for Robin.