Fridays 1:00 PM on NBC
Days-of-our-lives

Tamara Braun: The Days of Her Lives

by at . Comments

Tamara Braun recently spoke with TV Guide Canada.

Totally Tamara  Having played complex anti-heroine Carly Corinthos on General Hospital for four years (2001-2005), Braun is now seducing millions of viewers as gun-toting whack job Ava Vitali on Days of Our Lives. Needless to say, we love her.

Here are highlights from the aforementioned interview:

TVGuide.ca: How is life in Salem?
Tamara Braun: I’m enjoying it! Everyone’s so nice over there. It’s great to go into work and enjoy the people I act with.

TVG: Days just cast Ava’s father, Martino Vitali with prime-time vet, Joe Penny. Do you know anything more than we do about Ava? Have you created a back story for her?
TB: I always create a back story for every character I play. Generally, I like to keep that to myself – especially on a soap – because they’ll write what they want to write and sometimes it doesn’t always mesh with what’s in my head.

And to share that would be a disservice to the audience. In a film or in a play with a beginning, middle and end, it’s safer as an actor to share your views on the character because it’s already on the page.

TVG: Your arrival also coincided with a new era at Days of Our Lives. How is the mood on the set. From my couch, it looks like everyone’s having a great time!
TB: That’s great to know. I have nothing to compare to it, because as I said I didn’t watch Days before. Ed Scott’s been fantastic — and he really cares about the show, cast and crew. That always makes for a healthy working environment.

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.

Tags:
Like Us On Facebook

Want more Days of Our Lives?

Sign up for our daily newsletter and receive the latest tv news delivered to your inbox for free!

More From TV Fanatic

Grandma-caroline

Days of Our Lives Recap: The Cupcake Baking Whore

Will turned on his mother as EJ's hopes of reconcilation crumbled. Theresa faced Victor's wrath and Danile, Hope, and Eric planned trips out of Salem. Check out our recap of this week's Days of Our Lives.
Grandma-caroline

Days of Our Lives Photo Gallery: Shocking Revelations

Jennifer gets a shock, Eric asks a favor, and Brady struggles with a life and death decision. Check out these photos for Days of Our Lives from the week of 7/21/2014.
Days-of-our-lives-round-table

Days of Our Lives Round Table: Who Is the Victim?

Our Days of Our Lives Round Table: debates whether or not Abigail is a victim, if Theresa can be redeemed, and if there's any hope for EJ and Sami after this week's Days of Our Lives.
Abigail-is-devastated

Days of Our Lives Recap: The Not-So-Innocent Victim

What went down this week on Days of Our Lives? Let's run it all down, shall we?

Avatar

I thought Tamara was awesome. I am convinced that she can play any part put in front of her. I miss her as Carly on G.H. and wish she would reprise that role.