Before Gabriel Mann scored the role of Nolan Ross on Revenge, he was a professional runway model, which helps explain how he’s able to pull off his character’s eccentric threads.
At Tuesday’s Costume Designers Guild Awards in L.A. — where Revenge costume designer Jill Ohanneson was among the nominees in the category of Outstanding Contemporary Television Series — Mann told EW how wearing Nolan’s wardrobe helps him get into character.
“I show up to work in combat boots, ripped jeans, a leather jacket, and my beanie cap,” the actor admitted. “So the process of taking that stuff off and putting on these very tailored suits — and whatever Nolan’s [hairstyle] is at the moment — completely gives me what I need to walk on set.”
Mann says Nolan’s sartorial style has even started to rub off on him, though, unfortunately for the actor, he hasn’t picked up his character’s talent for breaking and entering. READ FULL STORY