Alpha Trivette Talks Becoming Amish In 'Banshee' [Interview]

Posted By on February 14, 2014

Alpha Trivette plays the stern elder of the Amish community in Cinemax’s hit series Banshee, a prominent and pivotal character in the sprawling, media-spanning mythology of the show, but he is also a fan.

Alpha Trivette plays Israel Proctor on Cinemax's 'Banshee', filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Alpha Trivette plays Israel Proctor on Cinemax’s ‘Banshee’, filmed in Charlotte, North Carolina.

“Even if I weren’t in the show, I would still like it,” Alpha told us during our telephone conversation earlier this week for, as we discussed what brought the veteran actor to Banshee, what the future holds for his patriarchal character, and even his thoughts on film tax incentives.

“Watching some of the actors work has been incredible,” Alpha told us about his cast mates. “Working with Ulrich (Thomsen) is just like a clinic every scene I have with him. 

“If I weren’t in the cast, I would still be a fan of the show. Knowing everybody who is in the cast and in the production crew the way I do, I’m just a fan of all of them now actually.”

Click HERE to read Part 1 of our candid interview with Alpha Trivette!


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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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