Richard E. Grant
is earning major Oscar buzz for his scene-stealing role in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” as Jack Hock, friend and accomplice to literary forger Lee Israel
). While he won numerous awards as part of the cast of “Gosford Park
” in 2001 including the Screen Actors Guild Award, “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” is giving him one of his first awards runs as an individual, with nominations at the Gotham Awards and Independent Spirit Awards plus a win with the New York Film Critics Circle.
Grant spoke with Gold Derby managing editor Chris Beachum
and contributing editor Zach Laws
in October about how he found his way into Jack Hock, working with McCarthy and director Marielle Heller
, and what it would mean to earn his first-ever Oscar nomination. Watch the exclusive video chat above and read the complete interview transcript below.
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