Chrissy Metz , the actress behind Kate Pearson on This Is Us , has never shied away from expressing how she feels about body image and weight issues. Show creator Dan Fogelman modeled the role after his own sister's weight-loss journey — and the authenticity rang through the first time Metz read the script. Here's what the actress has said about self-image and her own weight-loss experiences, and how it's affected her role on the show. Metz spent her childhood Gainesville, Florida, with her mother, stepfather, and four siblings. It was devastating. I really valued that attention. Let me eat my feelings.
The family later moved back to Gainesville, Florida , where she attended elementary, middle, and high school. She fondly recalls how her manager treated both her and her fellow employees with respect and dignity, and how she learned early on the benefits of hard work and the advantages one can gain from being nice to other people. Metz is a singer in her band Chrissy and The Vapors. In early , it was announced that Metz would star in Breakthrough , working with producer DeVon Franklin. The movie, based on the book written by Smith herself, tells the story of how a mother gives credit to God for bringing her son back to life through prayer. Metz studies with acting coach John Kirby. Metz is a Christian. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American actress.
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