Graham Patrick Martin is an American film and tv actor. He is best known for his recurring roles as Eldridge on Two and a Half Men and former teenage con artist Rusty Beck in the series finale The Closer and on its spin-off series, Major Crimes.
- How do you relate to you Great Crimes Rusty Beck’s character?
We both stubbornly stood up for what we thought was right—even after we found out we were wrong.
- Where do you want Great Crimesto go next?
This is the final season, so I want to end it in a way that will satisfy our dedicated fans; some of which have been with us for thirteen years.
- Can you share anything we hope to come in Season 6?
Rusty’s life is in additional than one danger. That became abundantly clear early in the season.
- you starred Bukowski, based on the life of Charles Bukowski. Do you have a favourite work from him?
Take a look at his poem “From the Arms of One Love” you will not regret it.
- What was it like working on a film with James Franco?
That is fun. I only worked on it for a few days. He is a fun director. Not all directors are likable.
- What was the biggest challenge you faced while filming Bukowski?
This is my first time working on a period piece. Although it was a challenge, I enjoyed researching boys of that time period.
- Great Crimeshas been recognized for his roles as a homeless youth in LA and work with The Covenant House. Have you seen how the show has had a positive impact on the perspectives of homeless youth?
As a result of Rusty’s storyline; our show has been given the opportunity to partner with Covenant House on many occasions. Meeting people who share lives similar to Rusty’s, I’m often told “Thanks for telling my story” it is a pretty special feeling.
- You do quite a lot of work with The Sunshine Kids. What’s the better part of spending time with kids?
Seeing the joy they had when they stepped out of the treatment center and experienced the life they fought so much for. The kids I met were a thousand times stronger than me.
- Who is your biggest inspiration?
My friend. They taught me what is right and wrong. I’d like to think it is stuck.
- Do you have any advice for aspiring actors?
Make sure you can look at yourself in the mirror and honestly say that there is nothing else in the world that you want to do. If you are just “trying to act,” you are going to be miserable.