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A Reading from the Book of Isaiah

 

Isaiah Washington

“The Sin Seer” Interview

with Kam Williams

A Reading from the Book of Isaiah

Isaiah Washington was born on August 3, 1963 in Houston, Texas. After a stint in the US Air Force, he attended Howard University as a Theater Arts major, then joined the City Kids Repertory, a troupe which performed at schools for at-risk kids.

Isaiah Washington, "The Sin Seer” Interview, with Kam Williams

Isaiah has appeared in such Spike Lee films as Crooklyn, Clockers, Girl 6 and Get on the Bus. Other movies on his resume include Romeo Must Die, Out of Sight, Bulworth and Love Jones.   

His first regular gig on TV was as a regular cast member on Grey’s Anatomy. In his spare time, Isaiah enjoys building model airplanes, and he also wrote a memoir, “A Man From Another Land: How Finding My Roots Changed My Life.”

Here, he talks about his latest offering, The Sin Seer, a thriller where he plays an ex-con-turned-private eye who solves cases with the help of a clairvoyant [Lisa Arrindell Anderson].

Kam Williams: Hi Isaiah, thanks for the interview.

Isaiah Washington: Hi, Kam.

KW: What interested you in Sin Seer?

IW: I thought that the story was very unique for an African-American woman to star in, and I saw yet another opportunity to be a producer on a movie.

KW: How would you describe the film in 25 words or less?

IW: It’s a shocker in the end!

KW: Do you believe that some people have extra sensory powers in real life?

IW: Absolutely!

KW: How would you describe your character, Grant Summit?

IW: As mysterious, loyal and a protector.

KW: What message do you think people will take away from the film?

IW: Watch your friends and family members closely.

                                     

KW: AALBC.com founder Troy Johnson asks: What was the last book you read?

IW: The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey.

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Isaiah Washington, "The Sin Seer” Interview, with Kam Williams

KW: What is your favorite dish to cook?

IW: Grilled shrimp, mussels and rice.

KW: Ling-Ju Yen asks: What is your earliest childhood memory?

IW: Being kissed late at night by my mother before she left for her night shift at work.

KW: Who loved you unconditionally during your formative years?

IW: My grandmother, my grandfather and my mother.

KW: Was there a meaningful spiritual component to your childhood?

IW: Becoming a junior usher at a black church was my entry into the wonder of worship.

KW: Sherry Gillam would like to know what is the most important life lesson you’ve learned so far?

IW: Seek the truth. Tell the truth. Live in truth.

KW: The Viola Davis question: What’s the biggest difference between who you are at home as opposed to the person we see on the red carpet?

IW: I laugh a lot and laugh loudly! [Laughs]

KW: What was your very first job?

IW: I was a dishwasher at a Steak and Ale restaurant.

KW: When you look in the mirror, what do you see?

IW: Change.

  

KW: What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

IW: Become an actor.

KW: If you could have one wish instantly granted, what would that be for?

IW: To provide world travel for each and every human being on Earth.

KW: Is there any question no one ever asks you, that you wish someone would?

IW: I have no clue on how to answer this question. [LOL]

Isaiah Washington, "The Sin Seer” Interview, with Kam WilliamsKW: Harriet Pakula-Teweles asks: With so many classic films being redone, is there a remake you’d like to star in?

IW: Another adaptation of The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

KW: Larry Greenberg asks: Do you have a favorite movie monster?   

IW: Godzilla, of course.

KW: The Tavis Smiley question: How do you want to be remembered?

IW: He was passionate and a man of his word.

KW: Finally, what’s in your wallet?

IW: Canadian money.

KW: Thanks again for the time, Isaiah, and best of luck with the film.

IW: Yaaaasss!

To see the trailer for The Sin Seer, visit: https://vimeo.com/127324245

To order a copy of The Sin Seer, visit:

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B016PGEUSA/ref%3dnosim/thslfofire-20

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