Whether they are on the big stage, on TV or the big screen – characters with various disabilities keep turning up. But how are the characters being portrayed? What impression do they leave with viewers? And are they actually played by actors with disabilities? REHACARE.com got a small overview over the industry.
Whether it’s the stage or a television camera – John Patrick Garth feels comfortable about slipping into the role of another person. He is an actor with all his heart and soul. Nevertheless, he is not always the first choice at auditions because as an actor living with spasticity, people often don’t have high confidence in his abilities.