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Re: The Walking Dead (Season 2)
« Reply #135 on: March 05, 2012, 05:03:44 pm »
and more info about T-dog

Q&A - IronE Singleton (T-Dog)

IronE Singleton (a.k.a. T-Dog on AMC's The Walking Dead) talks about some challenging moments on set this season and explains which character he'd most like to see again.

Q: How is Season 2 different from Season 1 for you?

A: The first thing that comes to mind is our camaraderie. First season, a lot of it took place in town, obviously, and the cast was a bit segregated between those in town and those at the camp. Everybody is there together this season and that right there has brought us a lot closer as a group.

Q: Is there anything you miss about the "town" group?

A: Merle... If Merle returns... that would make for some epic stuff -- some serious drama I think people would be talking about for a long time.

Q: What was the most challenging thing you had to do this season?

A: The show is so physically demanding. I would have to say the scene we did with the well walker. We had to catch the water pump from falling in the well -- we had to do that so many times. And I was on my backside and I had to kick and claw. The water pump was fake -- but it was quite demanding and really tough because we did it over and over again. By the end of the day, I was exhausted -- it was scorching hot too.

Q: I understand you do a lot of charity work in Atlanta.

A: As much as I can, though not quite as much these days because I've been staying so busy. But normally, it's my relatives. My lineage is out of poverty. A lot of my relatives -- cousins, nieces and nephews -- are in that situation. There's so much depression and poverty within my own family, so I spend a lot of my time with them.

Q: Have you inspired anyone in your family to act? What does your family think of T-Dog?

A: It seems like everybody in my family wants to act now! A lot of friends and family and associates have been coming to me. About T-Dog, they give me some criticism -- some may be a little harsh, like "Yeah you look a little fat on screen!" [Laughs]. But I have a 14-year-old, an 11-year-old and an 8-year-old, and none of them are allowed to watch. We gave my 14-year-old the opportunity and she said no.

Q: I read an article that said you were most famous for your role in The Blind Side. Has that changed since you've been on The Walking Dead?

A: Oh yeah. Now I'm getting more people that recognize me for The Walking Dead. The cat is out the bag -- what can I say?

Q: This season we found out T-Dog is short for Theodore Douglas. Do you have any other nicknames besides IronE?

A: My wife calls me Rob, or Sing-y. I had a name when I was five or six, my mom called me "Ton." I call my son that now. It reminds me of my days when I still had my innocence. I was four or five and I hadn't really been exposed to a lot. After that a lot of my innocence was stripped away, but I'll never forget that that was the most innocent stage in my life.
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