Steve Cooper talks with actor Raphael Sbarge. Raphael is currently one of the stars of the hit series Murder in the First and recently recurred on Once Upon a Time, in the role of Archie Hopper and Jiminy Cricket, in the hit ABC fantasy drama. He began working at the age of 4, when a new PBS show called Sesame Street was looking for kids and by 16 he was in his first Broadway show, The Curse of the Aching Heart, opposite Faye Dunaway. At 18, just days after graduating high school, he flew to Chicago to co-star in Risky Business with Tom Cruise. He has appeared in more than 30 films, including Independence Day, Vision Quest and Pearl Harbor. He was a series regular on CBS’s The Guardian and appeared in recurring roles on Dexter, Prison Break, 24 and Star Trek: Voyager and has made more than 100 television guest appearances, with roles on The Good Wife, Castle, CSI, Chicago Fire, Criminal Minds, Grey’s Anatomy and many more. He is also a video game voice artist and his credits include the highly acclaimed series Mass Effect 1, 2 and 3 (The New York Times’ Game of the Year) and Knights of the Old Republic, among others. He has stepped behind the camera, as well, serving as director and co-executive producer of two Web series: On Begley Street, starring Ed Begley Jr. and Jenna’s Studio, starring Jenna De Angeles, who has racked up more than 3 million views on YouTube and directed and produced a documentary about climate change, Is There Hope for Planet Earth. The documentary was filmed at the prestigious California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA.

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