THR: When you were going through the audition process, what was that like for you? She fought for me and said she wasn't going to do the show without me, so that's how I got the job. THR: Did she share any particular reasons why she was gravitating toward you for Ricky? STORY: ' Secret Life of the American Teenager' to End After Fifth Season THR: How do you think you've evolved as an actor after playing a character for such a long time? It was a different tone from the other episodes because I think we knew we were done.
Kagasoff: Being on the set, in general, you grow that way. We had a lot of guest stars, a lot of people who had been working for a long time; watching the other actors act. Kagasoff: Probably the most fond memory was when I got the job, I didn't know. The finale episode was amazing because everybody knew this was the last time we were all going to be together so it was an emotional thing. The way that Brenda wrote this final episode is heartbreaking.
Maybe the fact that Shailene Woodley wore jeans to her friend's wedding tips the fans that she wasn't serious about the meeting with Daren Kagasoff."I want them to have a sense of closure," he tells also exclusively debuts a tense scene between Amy (Woodley) and Ricky as they encounter Ben (Ken Baumann) in the school hallway.To say Ben won't go away easily is an understatement.I take my craft and work very seriously so it wasn't like after I left the set I screwed around. Brenda Hampton came to my parents' house in an Escalade with a dozen roses telling me I got the job. I remember reading it and [I had] that sense of, "It's really over." Everybody was really serious.We wanted to do the best work because in this business, you never know what your next job is going to be.I was up at San Francisco State studying business management and I kind of couldn't find my niche in anything.