Saturday, February 27, 2016

““[‘L.A. Law’] was really impactful in a positive way. I’m...

""['L.A. Law'] was really impactful in a positive way. I'm carrying the role model flag. But at the same time, the actor part of me [wanted] to do as many different things as possible. There were times where I wasn't very comfortable with it." — Jimmy Smits, actor in "The Get Down," which is coming soon on @netflix, and the co-founder of National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts

The statistics are unequivocal: Women and minorities are vastly underrepresented in Hollywood. Jimmy Smits is just one of the 27 industry players the @nytimes reporter @melenar interviewed about what it's really like to work in Hollywood — that is, if you're not a straight white man. Follow along this #nytweekender to see more portraits, like this one taken by @ryanpfluger." By nytimes on Instagram.

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