Hunter Schafer reflects on career in throwback clip shared by Jimmy Fallon on her 25th birthday

'Acting was not in the plan': Hunter Schafer reflects on career in throwback clip shared by Jimmy Fallon on her 25th birthday
Hunter Schafer revisited her unique journey into acting on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: On her 25th birthday, Hunter Schafer, known for her remarkable portrayal in 'Euphoria', revisited a significant moment in her career during an appearance on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'.

In a throwback clip shared by Jimmy Fallon, Schafer reminisced about her unconventional path into acting, shedding light on her journey from modeling in New York to landing a role in 'Euphoria' and subsequently starring in 'The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes'.

Hunter Schafer's unforeseen journey from modeling to acting

The clip captured a candid conversation between Schafer and Fallon, reflecting on her unexpected transition from modeling to acting.

Schafer revealed that acting was never part of her original plan while she was pursuing a career in modeling in New York City.

Her entrance into the acting world happened serendipitously when she auditioned and secured a role in 'Euphoria' despite having no prior acting experience.

"When I was modeling over here, and then and then it just kind of picked up and yeah acting was not in the plan at all I still It's I'm like, I'm just going to ride the wave," she said.

During the interview, Schafer admitted to Fallon that acting was never on her radar. She recounted an amusing anecdote about her brief stint in an acting class when she was just 19 years old. She humorously described "The casting director set me up with this class,and I was like 19 so, I was like, "Yeah, I'll do it i should before we start filming."


Jimmy Fallon joins acting exercise on air, embracing Hunter schafer's charm

Fallon, amused by Schafer's storytelling, joined in the fun, attempting the acting exercise live on the show, much to the audience's delight.

Schafer's candidness and humor about her early experiences in acting resonated with the audience, showcasing her down-to-earth demeanor and genuine personality.

"What I remember is this one exercise It's kind of where you have to put your arms out and then, like, roll your shoulders back like this and then just go, "Haaaaahh!" And you stare at each other while you do that until you start crying."

The clip also highlighted Schafer's excitement about being part of 'The Hunger Games' franchise, a series she had admired since childhood.

Fallon expressed his enthusiasm for the movie and praised Schafer's growth as an actor, acknowledging her exceptional performance in 'Euphoria' and her role in the highly anticipated 'Hunger Games' film.

"I know as a Capitol person as a Capitol person! It's crazy. It's really  yeah, crazy," she said.


Schafer's journey from a novice in the acting realm to a talented and versatile performer resonated with viewers, demonstrating her natural flair for storytelling and captivating the audience's attention.

The clip concluded with a snippet from 'The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes', showcasing Schafer's compelling performance, further solidifying her prowess as an actor.

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