Exclusive Red Carpet Interviews with Sam Witwer, Christopher Judge, Kurtwood Smith and Vanessa Marano at the Saturn Awards

     June 29, 2011


While at the 37th annual Saturn Awards, we got the chance to speak with Sam Witwer (Being Human), Christopher Judge (Stargate SG-1), Kurtwood Smith (Robocop) and Vanessa Marano (Switched at Birth). The actors talked about their projects past and present, with Witwer speaking about the filming experience of Crank and Judge giving his reaction to X-Men: First Class.

Hit the jump to see the interviews, and if you missed our previous Saturn Awards coverage be sure to check out our conversations with Marvel Studios VP of Production Tom Cohen, Let Me In director Matt Reeves, makeup artists Rick Baker and Dave Elsey, Brandon Routh, Fringe’s Lance Reddick, producer Dean Devlin, Frank Darabont and Gale Anne Hurd from The Walking Dead, and Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan.

Sam Witwer

  • :08 Talks about his attraction to Being Human.
  • 1:36 Working on Crank. Talks about the filming process.
  • 2:37 Upcoming projects. He’s doing a number of episodes of Clone Wars.


Christopher Judge

  • :05 Talks about the Saturn Awards
  • :26 The iconic status of Stargate SG-1.
  • :56 Talks about Stargate fans.
  • 1:16 How writing a few episodes affecting his view on acting.
  • 2:28 His thoughts on X-Men: First Class.

Kurtwood Smith

  • :10 Was the line “bitches leave,” in Robocop scripted or did he improvise?
  • :31 Talks about working on That 70’s Show, how he was cast.
  • 1:21 His upcoming projects. Talks about Chaos, he’s doing a short film in the sci-fi vein, some animated shows, Robotmonster.
  • 2:30 Do people yell lines at him on the street?

Vanessa Marano

  • :03 Talks about the awards she’s presenting.
  • :23 She talks Switched at Birth
  • :35 How working at ABC Family differs from working on network television.
  • 1:01 Is she a fan of other ABC Family shows?
  • 1:16 Did she ever think that she was adopted as a kid?
  • 2:12 Talks about being renewed for a second season.

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