It’s the seventy-third episode of On The List with Brett Gursky. This week’s guest Taylor John Smith talks all about his career as an actor. Taylor shares behind-the-scenes stories from his new movie “Where the Crawdads Sing”. He talks about chemistry reads over Zoom with Daisy Edgar Jones, filming in New Orleans, Reese Witherspoon producing, and Taylor Swift’s original song for the movie. Then Taylor takes Brett back to the beginning, from growing up in Virginia to making the move to California. He discusses everything from his first acting job on the TNT show “Perception” to his appendix bursting on the set of “Grey’s Anatomy”. He tells Brett all about booking the role of Reese Witherspoon & Ryan Phillippe’s love child on the “Cruel Intentions” pilot for NBC and then starring on the second season of the Emmy-winning anthology series “American Crime”. Next, Taylor talks about his first starring role in the movie “Wolves” and the method acting of his co-star Michael Shannon who played his father. He also discusses his hit Netflix movie “You Get Me” co-starring Bella Thorne & Halston Sage. Taylor then talks about how he got his role in the Emmy-nominated HBO limited series “Sharp Objects” opposite Amy Adams- and how she helped lighten the mood on set. Taylor gives Brett more behind-the-scenes from the sets of his all recent films, including “Hunter Killer” with Gerard Butler & Gary Oldman, “The Outpost” with Orlando Bloom & Scott Eastwood, “Shadow in the Cloud” with Chloe Grace Moretz & Nick Robinson, and “Blacklight” with Liam Neeson. Last but not least, Taylor shares his advice for aspiring actors. Be sure to check out his new movie “Where the Crawdads Sing” exclusively in theaters on July 15th.