Rene Auberjonois

Born: June 1, 1940

Occupation: Actor

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Rene Auberjonois

I came out of repertory theater, where I worked 50 weeks a year, and I loved working with the people.

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My daughter is here in town doing a play, and her dog is staying with us. We live up in the hills, so he has access to thousands of acres of wilderness.

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They've got to deliver twenty-six episodes a season and they're not going to beat their heads up against a wall if they feel something didn't, like, pan out the way they had hoped.

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And my father, being a good Swiss puritan, always really insisted that if I was going to be an actor, I shouldn't just be an actor, I should know about the whole process.

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I just wait for something to present itself, and then I consider it.

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The only other series I worked on a regular basis was Benson, and that was a sitcom, so there really wasn't a chance to go deeply into the characters.

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And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater, and a lot of my closest friends are not actors, but in the other end of the business.

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For me, as I began to see the light at the end of the tunnel, I became aware of how on an instinctive level I made choices to cover myself.

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It always takes awhile to find out who the characters are.

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So, yes, the five years that we've been working on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine has evidenced a real deepening of all the characters, not only mine.

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The best scene is the last great scene I did.

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The writers and producers always have an idea, then they cast the role and the instrument starts to tell them how to play the music.

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Well, I'm a character actor, and actually throughout my life I've... I have relatively speaking played few heroic leads, but I've done it.

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At this point we've answered about every question you could possibly imagine about Deep Space Nine, so we do this thing called Theatrical Jazz, where we do a show of bits and pieces of things from plays...

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