For his latest American TV role on the Fox drama 9-1-1, British born actor Oliver Stark [Into the Badlands] looked no further than his own persona to form his character. As rogue rookie emergency responder Evan “Buck” Buckley in the hit drama from super-producer Ryan Murphy, it was apparent very early that there was more to this cocky newbie than met the eye, and Stark’s sensitive side was the key to getting a handle on him. “I'm totally emotional and I cry about stuff and I'm totally okay with that,” Stark told MediaVillage in a recent interview. “I feel like as a young man growing up often you are told you shouldn’t be okay with that and there's a kind of toxic masculinity that comes from that; so I love being able to push the fact that it's okay to care about stuff. Often as a young man growing up, you are told it's much cooler to not [care].
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