Allie Theiss: 3 Steps To Creating Over-The-Top Characters That A-listers Will Love To Play

by Allie Theiss

What do Kramer from ‘Seinfeld,’ Goren from ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent,’ and Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren from ‘Orange is the New Black’ have in common?

All three are characters created with a little bit of crazy and a dollop of extreme.

Characters on TV are rarely like real people. If we wanted to watch real, we’d stare at our neighbors. read article