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Claudia Christian: Actress, Author, TSM Advocate

Claudia Christian:  Actress, Author, TSM Advocate

 

 





Introduction to Claudia Christian.   1:20 min.  Interview:  Raymond Elman.  Post-Production:  Fabián Osorio. Recorded via Zoom:  8/23/2021, Miami.

 

CLAUDIA CHRISTIAN has been in the film and television business as a performer for over 35 years. She has starred in more than 50 films and hundreds of hours of television. Sci-fi fans around the world know her from her work on the Hugo and Emmy award winning show “Babylon 5.”

She is the author of two autobiographical books, “My Life with Freaks and Geeks”(2010) and “Babylon Confidential” (2012), and the novels “Wolf’s Empire” (2016) and “The Original” (2016).

She is also the most recognized advocate for the Sinclair Method, a treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD). In 2013 she started the C Three Foundation to help raise awareness of the treatment. She also became an accredited substance abuse counselor in the UK in 2015.

In 2014 Claudia’s award winning documentary about the Sinclair Method, “One Little Pill” was released.

Christian has spoken at UCLA, USC, and at medical conventions around the country. She has also appeared on Larry King Now and been interviewed for NBC’s Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly to educate people about this inexpensive, life-saving treatment.

She continues to work in TV and film and lends her distinctive voice to some of the biggest games in the world including SkyRim, Guild Wars, World of Warcraft , Halo, Call of Duty, and Fallout 4.

Christian is currently working on a new book for Tor Books with her writing partner Morgan Grant Buchanan and “Journeys,” a book about individual experiences on the Sinclair Method.

The videos below were recorded via Zoom, are organized by Success Factor, and run between 30 seconds and 8 minutes. Click on any video. You must be connected to the Internet to view the videos.

 

 

INSIGHT & INSPIRATION:   0:30 sec.





Where did you grow up and what was your first awareness of art of any discipline?

 

 INSIGHT & INSPIRATION:   2:12 min.





What was your first experience with acting?

 

OVERCOMES CHALLENGES TO SUCCEED:  0:25 sec.





Did the tinnitus ever go away?

 

SELF-CONFIDENCE:  3:54 min.





When did you develop the passion and confidence to pursue acting as a career?

 

PERSEVERANCE FURTHERS:  2:36 min.





What did you do to develop your skills?

 

SEIZES OPPORTUNITIES:  1:55 min.





Had you graduated from high school when you landed the acting job in “Dallas”?

 

 INSIGHT & INSPIRATION:   1:01 min.





How did the experience in “Dallas” match your expectations?

 

CREATIVE FLEXIBILITY:  2:38 min.





What are the things that you’ve done that you are most proud of or that were the most fun?

 

STRONG DRIVE FOR ACHIEVEMENT:  1:44 min.





What are you looking forward to in your acting career at this point?

 

COLLABORATION:  3:22 min.





Of all the people you worked with, who did you enjoy working with the most?

 

INSIGHT & INSPIRATION:  1:04 min.





I have been deeply involved with and love technology, but I hate what it’s done to my life.

 

DEVELOP A VOICE:  2:54 min.





When and why did you decide to write a book?

 

DCOMMUNITY VALUES:  6:18 min.





Tell us about the Sinclair Method.

 

COMMUNITY VALUES:  2:13 min.





Your description of the difference between drinking alcohol mindfully and being totally abstinent is really interesting.

 

COMMUNITY VALUES:  3:26 min.





It sounds like your non-profit organization is pretty large. How much of your time does it require?

 

COLLABORATION:  3:01 min.





Do you have a network of doctors who prescribe the medication?

 

EXPOSURE TO BROAD INFLUENCES:  1:15 min.





You are very convincing. Have you ever thought about writing a screenplay regarding your successful pursuit of a cure?

 

 PERSEVERANCE FURTHERS:  1:43 sec.





How do you allocate your time among all your varied activities?

 

CREATES A UNIQUE PERSONAL BRAND:  0:32 min.





Tell me about your book “Snack Hacks.”