Ari Graynor, the Accidental TV Star
Ari Graynor did not want to be a TV star. The lead in CBS’s Bad Teacher said she simply had no desire to do television. So what happened?
"I mean, for years I said I didn’t want to do television. It was just a hard ‘no.’ I didn’t want to read anything, it didn’t matter what it was, it was just ‘no,’" Graynor told E! News. "And then last year, for whatever reason, I decided to just be open to the idea. I wasn’t going out looking for it, but I just said I’ll see what’s around."
With early roles on The Sopranos, Fringe and other guest star work before heading to the big screen with roles in films such as For a Good Time, Call…, The Sitter and What’s Your Number?, Graynor said she was worried about being stuck and bored with a character…until she met her Bad Teacher character, Meredith Davis.
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