Secret life of the american teenager cast dating
As an actor, you just want to be working and I'm just so thankful for that time. I went in and read, and ended up reading for the creator of the show. It came down to Brenda Hampton, who made the final decision of giving me the part, because the network wasn't too fond of me at the time. It was a pretty substantial character in the show and I don't think they necessarily trusted me with the material, but Brenda did. When [Shailene Woodley] walked in and read for her role, the second she saw her, she knew she was the girl. You could have a hundred actors reading for one part and they could all be spectacular but one sticks out for some reason.
THR: When you were going through the audition process, what was that like for you? She fought for me and said she wasn't going to do the show without me, so that's how I got the job. THR: Did she share any particular reasons why she was gravitating toward you for Ricky? STORY: ' Secret Life of the American Teenager' to End After Fifth Season THR: How do you think you've evolved as an actor after playing a character for such a long time? It was a different tone from the other episodes because I think we knew we were done.
The two get illegally married (The Secret Wedding of the American Teenager), though the marriage is deemed invalid by both Amy's and Ben's parents because of their ages and the fact that they used fake IDs.
Pressured by her friends, pediatrician, and sister, who have all figured out that she is pregnant, Amy reveals her pregnancy to her mother (Love for Sale).
We wanted to do the best work because in this business, you never know what your next job is going to be.
You're only as good as your last project, so right now I'm only as good as my last episode on THR: A lot of the fans wanted to know if Ricky and Amy will ultimately have a happy ending.
Despite her pregnancy, Amy starts dating Ben Boykewich after he asks her out.
They soon fall in love, and the two stay together throughout the season, even after Amy confesses to Ben that she is pregnant with Ricky's baby (What Have You Done to Me? Ben decides to get engaged to Amy after finding out about the pregnancy, thinking it will help her situation.
I take my craft and work very seriously so it wasn't like after I left the set I screwed around. Brenda Hampton came to my parents' house in an Escalade with a dozen roses telling me I got the job. I remember reading it and [I had] that sense of, "It's really over." Everybody was really serious.
THR: You were cast in the Fox pilot , I got to see it and it turned out absolutely amazing.
The only thing I'm mad about is my fans don't get to see me in another light. My main focus is doing stuff I'm passionate about and that I want to do.
Daren Kagasoff, who plays bad boy Ricky, hopes that viewers will be happy with the way things end for all the characters.
"I want them to have a sense of closure," he tells also exclusively debuts a tense scene between Amy (Woodley) and Ricky as they encounter Ben (Ken Baumann) in the school hallway.