He can approach a man on a subway platform wearing a Zegna coat and say to him, “You want to give me your jacket,” and the man will hand over his jacket.
He can ask a concert cellist to play for him for a week, until her hands are bloody and raw and he has heard enough.
Killgrave is a walking consent metaphor: His power is to extract consent from people who are, in fact, helpless to give it. In the aftermath of Killgrave, his victims can barely believe themselves, haunted by what happened and sick at the ease with which they were made to betray themselves. He has a man run his head into a column until the column breaks, or the head does.
David Tennant meets fellow actors who’ve taken on Hamlet and compares notes on how to play a character that’s been played, probably, a million different ways.
He abuses his power of mind control to get whatever he wants: good wine, good food, fancy clothes, money, sex, distraction, total obedience, Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter).
Relative to world domination, the slaughter of thousands, the destruction of major metropolitan areas, these desires sound pedestrian. And yet he is terrifying and unsettling, far more so than any of the villains the cinematic Avengers has faced. Killgrave can make anyone do anything he wants, just by suggesting it.
She is the daughter of Peter Davison, who played the Fifth Doctor (1982-84), and American actress Sandra Dickinson.
Moffett began acting as a young teenager, and acted in numerous TV shows, often acting opposite her father.
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As a child, his favorite program was the British sci-fi hit .
He appeared in school plays and was noticed by actress Edith Mac Arthur in his first role at age 11.
After acting in school plays and attending drama school, he went on to work on the stage, and in film and television.