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Actor Asher Grodman on lessons learned in show business, new show ‘Ghosts’ and more

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As a shy kid from New Jersey, being in show business wasn’t at the forefront of Asher Grodman’s mind. It wasn’t until middle school when he started performing in the school’s jazz band, but it was his 7th grade crush on a girl that got him bit by the performance bug.

“I had a huge crush on this girl. I got up in front of the school and changed the words of the song ‘Brown-Eyed Girl’ to ‘Hazel-Eyed Girl’, it probably mortified her,” Grodman recalled with a laugh. “It didn’t work out very well, but the desire to connect overwhelmed the fear of rejection.”

From there, Grodman entered a scene contest in New Jersey and put on a scene from “The Producers.” His performance earned him second place, and that gave him the confidence to pursue acting opportunities while in…

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