Actress Tisa Key Cast in ‘Forbidden’
Current Project: Forbidden, an 11 Eleven 11 Project.
Where you were born/where you were raised? NYC.
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Why did you take this role?
I liked the script and my character, Pastor Kayla Myles. The script [tells] a really good realistic story and was well written.
Did you have any particular mentors or inspirations as a young actor?
My mom always and will be my inspiration. Both of my parents have been great mentors in different ways. My father is an excellent writer with a vivid imagination; my mom is also very creative and artsy as well. As for me, I’m a mixture of both unique individuals with a splash of charisma and other things.
The one movie – attended – that you will never forget:
The one movie I watched that I would never forget is Roots!
Your personal acting idols:
Diahann Carroll and Angelina Jolie
Last good movie you saw:
Think Like a Man
Some films you consider classics:
Claudine, Imitation of Life, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane
Performer you would drop everything to go see:
Moment you knew you wanted to perform for a living:
In the third grade when I played Peter Pan.
Most challenging role you have played:
Carla – a woman in a wheelchair in a film titled Bye Bi Love.
Worst job you ever had:
Career you would want if not a performer:
Three things you can’t live without:
God, mom and faith