Daytime royal John Aniston opened up on his first Daytime Emmy nomination and lots more!
Emmy Reels and Finding Out
He said the publicity department over at Days of Our Lives also did him an important favor. They selected which of his scenes to submit for Emmy consideration.
“I think it’s better to have someone pick out your scenes for you,” Aniston said. He noted that one’s own biases and insecurities can get in the way of judging one’s own performance. Very wise!
The Emmy Ceremony
Of course, Aniston confirmed that he’ll be attending the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy ceremony, which will stream live on the Daytime Emmy’s Facebook page on Sunday.
When asked if his famous daughter, Jennifer, would be joining him in support, he said he doubts it.
“She’s busy,” he noted.
Favorites Of All Sorts
“There have been so many in 32 years, it’s hard to pick one. I’ve had a lot of good ones,” Aniston responded when asked to select a favorite storyline from Victor’s colorful life in Salem.
When asked what he loves most about playing the complicated Kiriakis patriarch, Aniston had an answer as fascinating as his character.
“He’s multi-dimensional, which is always fun. He gets to do all the things everybody wants to in life but can’t. He rewards his friends and punishes his enemies,” the actor said.
Victor and Maggie
“I think it’s the chemistry,” Aniston said of what makes his onscreen pairing with Suzanne Rogers work. He mused that they’ve known each other for 40 years. That explains their easy yet solid rapport.
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