In the mid-season finale of the hit NBC drama series The Blacklist, which also just happens to be Pt. I went to a meeting/audition with Jon Bokenkamp and read one page of dialogue. I looked at it very carefully, and as it kept going, I was like, “Whew!2 of the story of “Anslo Garrick,” Liz Keen (Megan Boone) disarms the signal jammers to call in back-up, but runs into trouble along the way. And then, to be honest with you, I told my manager, “I don’t want to do this anymore. I was sick of waiting in rooms for people half my age to give me the once-over. You’re gonna try to be Ted Williams, but there’s Joe Di Maggio. When you do a pilot that’s this good, did that make you extra nervous to read the script for Episode 2, and did you breathe a sigh of relief that it was still as good? Okay, it wasn’t an accident.” NBC, these writers and these producers are good at this, so they’re gonna make sure that they keep the ball in the air, so to speak.
Lennix played Calvin Swanwick in the DC Extended Universe.
Lennix attended Quigley Preparatory Seminary South and Northwestern University, where he majored in Acting and Direction.
LENNIX: First of all, when I went there, Tom Cruise was on a panel.
I saw Tom Cruise walk off the stage, and I’m a huge Tom Cruise fan, from the time he started.
I’m really at the point where I’m not doing that anymore. Some of them looked like they weren’t going to be so good, but they got picked up. My brother is a 30-year veteran of the Illinois state police, where he did a lot of DEA work and all sorts of other things. What’s interesting to me is what happened before he was the Assistant Director of Counter-terrorism at the FBI ‘cause there was a before.