Interview with a Devil (or, You Know, Ray Wise)

From BuzzSugar.com:

Speak of the Devil! No, seriously. Ray Wise brilliantly plays the Devil on the out-of-this-world CW comedy Reaper and I recently got to chat with him one-on-one which, you might imagine, was a little bit intimidating at first. I mean, he's a scary dude! But once we got talking it was clear that Ray Wise himself is just a nice, not-demonic man...

Best of all, though, he's made up a word to describe the genre in which Reaper probably belongs: horramedy! That's horror + drama + comedy. I dig it.

It was a fun conversation with the guy who plays one of my favorite characters on TV right now. Check it out. . . .

Buzz: It seems like you have a lot of fun playing the Devil.

Ray Wise: Oh yeah, I have the most fun.

Buzz: Do you base your performance of the Devil on anything or anyone in particular?

Ray Wise: (chuckling) No. No, I'm very steeped in the mythology of the Devil, and I've seen all the great Devils in the movies...There have been a number of great Devils, good ones, ones that I've enjoyed--and all different... But mine, I think, is probably more different than any of them in that there’s a certain charm to my Devil... and also the sense of humor is increased in my Devil, and plus, you know, he's resplendent he likes to wear nicely tailored suits and ties and he takes very good care of himself...

For the rest of this interview, head over to BuzzSugar.com. For more Ray Wise, check out TV.com's previous interview with the actor.

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Mar 26, 2009
Wish I had a wicked grin like Ray's, you know the he pulls when he's handing Sam a lifesaver (made out of lead)
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Mar 26, 2009
He plays the part really well.
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Mar 25, 2009
to bad CW doesnt like this show it seems it needs to not can it maybe with we send in devil horns or something it will not go away i wish the leave this show on and cancel Smalliville
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Mar 25, 2009
Ray is the best devil i seen.
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Mar 25, 2009
Ray is awsome for any role and in his "Satan!!" role rules!!!!



XO XO



:):)
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Mar 25, 2009
i love him as an actor! gives me the shils
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Mar 25, 2009
Ray plays a great Satan
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Mar 25, 2009
Reaper is extremely likable...but I think it's currently on a very thin line. So people, switch on your tv and tune in. Tell CW that this show is one of their best investments.
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Mar 25, 2009
The best devil's interpretation I've ever seen
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Mar 25, 2009
Reaper is a good show.
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Mar 25, 2009
I love it! :D
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Mar 25, 2009
Nice interview. Is there more to it or is this it? Other versions of the Devil pales in comparison to Ray Wise's witty, charismatic, maniacal impersonation.
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Mar 25, 2009
Ray Wise is awesome as The Devil. I hope to see a lot more of him and REAPER to come! The CW better not cancel a show this good!
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Mar 24, 2009
I am gonna miss Reaper. I am pretty sure it will be canceled.
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