Marianna Palka (Good Dick) Interview | AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On

AFTERBUZZ TV – AfterBuzz TV’s Spotlight On edition, is a long form interview series featuring actors and TV personalities discussing their roles and shows as well as their thoughts, passions and journeys.In this episode host Blake V. interviews Marianna Palka.

Palka was born and brought up in Glasgow and moved to New York City at age 17 to study at the Atlantic Theater Company. She wrote, directed and stars alongside Jason Ritter, Martin Starr, Mark Webber, Charles Durning and Tom Arnold in Good Dick. It was self released in the US in 2009. At the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Palka was a Sloan Juror with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Later that year she performed in “Love Loss and What I Wore” at The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

Palka appeared in Peter Mullan‘s 2011 film Neds. Palka played the lead role of JEVA in director Jeremiah Jones independent film Restive. She appeared in the short Spoonful (by director Jenee LaMarque) and in Bryce Dallas Howard‘s second film, When You Find Me. She played a Scottish book store worker/hipster in director Nathan Sutton’s film Autumn Wanderer. She starred in director Sylvia Sether’s short film, King Of Norway. In 2012 she was in The Ensemble Theater in Santa Barbara, California, reading of The Good Soldier. She appeared in Martin McDonagh‘s The Lonesome West at the Actor’s Gang Theatre, Los Angeles, and in Conor McPherson‘s Dublin Carol at the Ensemble Theatre Company.


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