So, I’ll start with that. Like Odenkirk, Howerton is a comic actor working on a totally higher than normal physical level. 18. Don is seen working at his fitness center. Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman head the all-star cast that includes Oliver Platt, Glenn Howerton, Bob Odenkirk, and Key & Peele. Everybody says the sitcom is dead, they're waiting for this kind of show. It's tough to describe and make it sound very interesting. I knew that the Coen brothers were involved. 17. Glenn Howerton: “I’d say that the scene I did in the closet with him was a lot of fun, which in the script it was actually a little bit of a longer scene. Don Fargo German professional wrestler. So you don't have to feel the need to watch the first two seasons. Can you name the Fargo Season 1 Cast? Affiliation I don’t know.”. Encuentra todo el reparto de la temporada 1 para la serie Fargo (2014): actores, directores y guionistas. But I had a really good time shooting that scene. You don’t want to do, as somebody from Alabama, you know how frustrating it can be to watch someone do a Southern accent and absolutely just mangle it and make a joke out of it, and I didn’t want to make too much of a joke out of it. I think this guy thinks he doesn’t really know as much as he needs to know, but I don’t know. At the request of the survivors, the names have been changed. It’s a good question. Obviously, there’s the threat of violence behind it all, but I think this guy is not so much afraid of any kind of violence against him as he is just sort of getting caught. 19. Chumph tells him he hoped to use the money to open a Turkish bath, originating in the time of the Ottoman Empire. It was a lot of fun. The Rooster Prince In season seven, we actually did have a similar situation of being trapped in a closet and the trapped in a closet situation. Bo Munk (Lester’s insurance company boss) – Tom Musgrave. Appearances Glenn Howerton (Don Chumph, Season One) Origins: Alabama/London/South Korea Don Chumph is supposed to be a total doofus—one who botches his … The Coen Brothers are not involved in the project aside from their role as exectutive producers, but … Lorne arrives and tells Don that he knows that he wrote the blackmail letter and asking him why the amount of money requested was so specific. Allison Tolman, 39 Molly Solverson. 1 Fargo (8.9) What began as a familiar case of a prestigious reboot has proven to be much more. Susan Park, 36 Linda Park. I don’t know quite how to answer that. So, he always asks me, he threw it out there, ‘Would you ever want to be on one of our dramas?’ and I said, ‘Absolutely.’, So, this came along and even though it’s kind of a comedic role, he felt like it was something that I hadn’t really done comedically before and it was part of a drama. Thank you for becoming a member. Malvo is a character fans want to see return in the future even though he was a psychopathic killer. Glenn Howerton Don Chumph. Watch the first seven minutes of FX's new Fargo limited series, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, and Colin Hanks, premiering April 15th. Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange.This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Season 1 of Fargo will run for 10 episodes. Lorne brings about Don's death by tying Don to a shotgun and fixing them both near the front door of Don's home. Lorne arrives and tells Don that he knows that he wrote the blackmail letter and asking him why the amount of money requested was so specific. After learning that Don Chumph was blackmailing Milos, Malvo took over and made the whole thing sinister. He would turn on his own employers just because he’d find it funny, and he did so with Stavros Milos. Vital information ... Don Chumph Tom Musgrave. He had a supporting role in the film Must Love Dogs with Diane Lane. Don says that he knew of no money, and just included it in the letter to seem more threatening. I think he strove for a certain amount of excellence in his writing where if you said things pretty much word for word that it would convey exactly the message that it needed to convey. Fargo (2014– ) Full Cast & Crew. First seen Associated With. Chumph tells him he hoped to use the money to open a Turkish bath, originating in the time of the Ottoman Empire. And then also, of course, feeling free and loose in a scene but not having to worry about screwing up the accents I think was a little bit of a challenge too. I think he’s just a much more docile, trusting character, Don, whereas Dennis is much more cynical and untrusting.”. Oscars Best Picture Winners Best Picture Winners Golden Globes Emmys STARmeter Awards San Diego Comic-Con New York Comic-Con Sundance Film Festival Toronto Int'l Film Festival Awards Central Festival Central All Events How difficult is that to play? https://fargo.fandom.com/wiki/Don_Chumph?oldid=13201. Greta Grimly (Gus’s daughter) – Joey King. I’m always a little bit concerned anytime I get into a scene with somebody who I have as much respect for as an actor as I do with Billy just because they say, ‘Never meet your idols.’ And so I’m like, ‘I don’t want to meet this guy and have him be a son of a [bitch] or something,’ but he could not be a nicer, easier to work with person. Responding police officers force their way in and kill Don before they realize that he could not have been the shooter. Deceased How do you think Dennis and the It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia gang would have handled this situation that Don found himself in? Glenn Howerton It's going to be very good, a very subversive, dark comedy. 19. Fate Rachel Blanchard, 44 Kitty Nygaard. Don Chumph (the personal trainer) – Glenn Howerton. He’s very, very easy to work with, very professional, came to the set knowing all of his lines. I’m not accustomed usually to playing sort of, for lack of a better word, the dumb one in the comedic relationship. He and I are always going to have a different take on things. It was really funny. I’d say that was a little bit of a challenge for me, but it was also what made it so fun. Glenn Howerton Fargo Interview Glenn Howerton: “I think the biggest challenge really is sort of getting into the mindset of someone who is, as one of the other people put it, not the sharpest tool in the shed just because I tend to get cast more often as the smart guy, some characters who might not be the sharpest tool in the shed but they think they are. As a writer/actor on another popular show, did you have any input into the writing as far as your character goes in Fargo? Keith Carradine, 71 Lou Solverson. Don Chumph was an ambitious personal trainer for Helena Milos. Glenn Howerton Don Chumph 28 Episodes (2014-2017) Martin Freeman Lester Nygaard 28 Episodes (2014-2017) Bob Odenkirk Deputy Bill Oswalt 28 Episodes (2014-2017) Portrayed by He attempted to blackmail her husband Stavros Milos. Best known for his role as Dennis on FX's critically-acclaimed cult comedy It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Glenn Howerton is currently playing against type as the not so bright Don Chumph on Fargo. Lorne … But they to are very good as weel 15. During his career, he held over 55 championships including 14 reigns as NWA World Tag Team Champion, most famously with Jackie Fargo as part of The Fabulous Fargos. Glenn Howerton: “That’s a difficult question to answer simply because we most of the guest star roles we have on Sunny are sort of mowed over by our extremely energetic, forceful characters. It is a very different character than the character I play certainly on Sunny who thinks he knows everything. Russell Harvard, 39 Mr. Wrench. Fargois an Americanblack comedy–crime dramatelevision series created and written byNoah Hawley. Fargo airs on Tuesdays at 10pm ET/PT and in support of the show’s critically acclaimed first season, Howerton took part in a conference call to discuss his role, working with Billy Bob Thornton, and playing someone completely different than his Sunny character. Last seen Don Chumph He explained the concept to me, who the character was, what the tone of the show was. Family Life. What it was like working so closely with Billy Bob Thornton? He’s extremely open to suggestion. Out of … Glenn Howerton is best known as douche-playboy Dennis Reynolds on the always brilliant comedy It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. See agents for this cast & crew on IMDbPro Series Directed by . Fargo (season 1) Popularity TV Show #1807. We talked to him about diving into the dimwitted yet sweet Don, working in the Coen brothers’ world, and what the “It’s Always Sunny” gang would do if they were in a “Fargo” situation. Remington 870 Police Magnum with stock folded (the one used did not have a folding stock). I’m usually the straight man. I don’t know. He is portrayed by Billy Bob Thornton, who received critical acclaim for his performance and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and won a Golden Globe Award and a Critics' Choice Television Award. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Status Glenn Howerton: “Billy is great. Glenn Howerton: “I assumed the same thing you did when I read the script that it was a pretty clear homage to that character. Do you think that Dennis would have been manipulated by Malvo to the point where he would have executed his plan? It's called "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and it premieres August 4th on FX. I’m a big fan of people who I feel like when I’m talking to them in a scene, they’re actually listening to what I’m saying. Fred Melamed, 64 Howard Zimmerman. What was the biggest challenge in playing your character? Could you see a little bit of Brad Pitt’s character from Burn After Reading in your character? We talked to him about diving into the dimwitted but sweet Don, working in the Coen brothers’ world, and what the “It’s Always Sunny” gang would do if they were in a “Fargo” situation. Squat Fitness Emporium Glenn Franklin Howerton III (born April 13, 1976) is a American actor who played Don Chumph in Season 1 of Fargo. Fargo (TV Series 2014– ) Glenn Howerton as Don Chumph. It was a lot of fun. Red Carpet recently had the opportunity to speak with “Fargo” star Glenn Howerton, who plays an ambitious personal trainer named Don Chumph. Television moves at a different pace than film. Glenn Howerton full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. So, I really stuck pretty closely to the script on this one. It kind of became like a really weird sort of Abbot and Costello-ey kind of relationship where I kind of end up becoming his lackey. Glenn Howerton: “I didn’t know a whole lot about it when I said yes to it, if I’m being honest. Your character is not exactly the sharpest tool in the shed. The Fargo 2014 television series is a dark US drama, based on the Coen brothers 1996 Oscar-winning film of the same name. Desc: Donald Vincent Kalt, better known by his ring name Don Fargo, was a German-born American professional wrestler. 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Otherwise, it becomes a very intellectual exercise if I start thinking about it too much. He has two sons named Miles and Isley with wife, Jill Latiano. So, I was not in my comfort zone playing sort of the dumb guy, the non-straight man character in the scene. David Thewils plays a great role as squirrely villian. Breaking Bad's Bob Odenkirk and It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia's Glenn Howerton have signed on to FX's 10-episode limited series Fargo. 13. Later when Lorne is studying the blackmail note given to him by Stavros, he notices tanning grease on the note and deduces that Don is the blackmailer. I think it’s more, for me, getting into a very open-minded mindset where, for me, I felt like this was the kind of guy who is very easily influenced, especially by someone with such a presence as ‘Lorne Malvo’ has. I enjoy how each season is a stand alone story. For four seasons and counting, Fargo has long since delineated from the plot of the Coen brothers' classic film, has been a consistently critically-acclaimed series for FX, and, perhaps most notably, has provided a playground for actor experimentation. How hard is it to resist the urge to sit down and start writing new lines? It’s so awkward to be literally inches away from someone’s face doing a scene, but I think that’s part of why it was so awkward and funny to shoot.”. I’m a big fan of the movie, Fargo, and I basically without ever even seeing a script, I said yes just because of all the people that were involved.”. Lorne informs him that he is an idiot, and that he is working for Lorne now, who is taking control of the blackmail. Don is first seen at the Milos residence training with Helena Milos. Occupation I don’t know. Fargo premieres Tuesday, April 15th on FX.The show is a loose adaptation of the Coen Brothers' classic film but features new characters and a new story. Statistics Joshua Close, 39 Chaz Nygaard. 16. Personal trainerCon man Glenn Howerton: “It’s not hard for me to resist it because it’s not something that…it’s going to sound weird but I’m not compelled often to be a writer. Buridan's Ass Writer Noah Hawley has talked a lot about how he’s put little references to other Coen brothers’ films and not just Fargo in the series. Don is seen working at his fitness center. This may be a reference to the character of LaBeouf from True Grit, a film directed by the Coen Brothers who created the original Fargo. So, I think the homage was clearly there, but I certainly tried to stay away from anything that Brad did in the movie, especially because I actually did re-watch a lot of Coen brothers’ movies including Burn After Reading, and I was like, ‘My God, Brad Pitt’s performance in that is so brilliant, I don’t even think I could match it even if I wanted to.'”. "I have a TV show coming out on FX. Can you talk about what originally attracted you to the character and why you took the part? Fargo airs on Tuesdays at 10pm ET/PT and in support of the show’s critically acclaimed first season, Howerton took part in a conference call to discuss his role, working with Billy Bob Thornton, and playing someone completely different than his Sunny character. Fargo Critics Consensus ... Glenn Howerton Don Chumph. Lorne asks why the letter stated that the blackmailer, "knew about the money," as though Stavros Milos had some illicitly gained money. But watching an actor have fun with a role isn't enough to get me to tune in each week. So, it was a lot of fun not playing the straight man.”. It's a show that I produced and wrote. It’s just sort of getting a feeling of being innocent again. January 2006 The show is inspired by the 1996film of the same namewritten and directed by theCoen brothers, who serve as executive producers on the series. So, I think the difference between Don and Dennis is Dennis would have spent the entire time trying to figure out how to get out of that closet whereas Don just spent the night eating whatever he had in the cabinet and peeing into his shoe or whatever the hell he did. 14. Died Don Chumph. This critically acclaimed show is broadcast on FX in the United States and Canada, on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom and on SBS One in Australia. Shot to death by the Duluth Police Department With Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks. Malvo sets the 870 down. I don’t remember ever actually having that conversation with Noah, but I know that he definitely wanted to distinguish it enough from that character, which I think is something that happens naturally when you cast two different actors. The events depicted took place in Minnesota in 2006 (season 2: 1979; season 3: 2010). Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) duct tapes a pistol gripped Remington 870 to the hands of Don Chumph (Glenn Howerton) before staging a shooting to distract the Duluth Police Department. N T Daily recently had the opportunity to speak with “Fargo” star Glenn Howerton, who plays an ambitious personal trainer named Don Chumph. Fargo has yet to let me down and third season was no exception. Do you have a favorite scene you can talk about? You have a lot of blunt instruments in the tool shed. Malvo ejects the shells from the shotgun. [1]Future seasons will follow ananthologyformat with each season being set in a different era along with a … Something very different for the people who are waiting for a different comedy. He shakes hands with Lorne Malvo as he arrives, getting tanning grease all over him. But to be honest, most of the time I stuck pretty closely to the script.”. But to Noah’s credit, there were certain sections where […]he was absolutely open to me changing or altering things in any way that I saw fit. "THIS IS A TRUE STORY. I guess it’s just bringing a real openness to the role, more listening than demanding or saying. I don't mean he falls down a lot, I mean he embodies his character with an … Created by Noah Hawley. He played the character Don Chumph in the first season of the FX series Fargo. It premiered on April 15, 2014, onFX. Glenn Howerton: [Laughing] “Well, some of the tools are not meant to be sharp. He is just terrific. I am a huge Ewen McGregor fan, he plays the role of twins on the show. Adam Goldberg Joey King ... Billy Bob Thornton Says His Goliath Character Picked Up the Actor’s Bad Habits in Season 2. Ida Thurman (Police Chief Vern Thurman’s wife) – Julie Ann Emery. B… It’s kind of a difficult question to answer only because I know I’m one of those guys that I have to just kind of feel it. I’ve been a big fan of FX dramas for a while, and obviously, I’ve been a part of the family for many, many years, and the president of FX, John Landgraf, called me and he’d been speaking about…he knows that my background is not really in comedy and a lot of my background is actually in more dramatic stuff, which is weird. So, even if I did flub a line, he was listening to me and he’d pick up on it. Lorne fires shots out the window of Don's house. When Lorne Malvo confronts Don Chumph regarding the blackmail letter in the broom closet, there is a box on a shelf with "LaBeouf Miscellaneous" written on the side. I would much rather, as an actor, get something that’s so well written that I don’t feel the desire to write it or rewrite it, and that was certainly the case with Noah’s writing. There was more in there, but as I’m well versed on with Sunny, you only have so much time to tell a story so you have to cut out anything that’s not absolutely essential. 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