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Stephen Dorff Reflects on ‘True Detective’ as He Readies for ‘Deputy’

Stephen Dorff Reflects on ‘True Detective’ as He Readies for ‘Deputy’

Stephen Dorff admits that when he first auditioned for the third season of “True Detective,” he “didn’t know what the part really was.” What at first seemed to be a straight-forwarded cop character quickly became so much more as the anthology crime story moved between three different decades, requiring some of the actors, including Dorff and his on-screen partner in policing, Mahershala Ali, to sit in the hair and makeup chair for hours to be turned into older versions of themselves.

But because Dorff says he got a “natural feeling” for who is Detective Roland West was supposed to be internally from those first few scenes, he quickly realized “what a great role I had.” And as the months since the show wrapped went on, Dorff realized he loved Roland so much, he didn’t want to fully shake the man. His next small screen series, “Deputy,” also sees him playing a “horseman lawman,

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