Acting is an art form, and behind every iconic character is an artist expressing themselves. Welcome to The Great Performances, a bi-weekly column exploring the art behind some of cinema’s best roles. In this entry, we examine Lauren Ambrose’s performance as Dorothy Turner in the Apple TV+ series Servant.
If you’ve ever worked in customer service, then you’ve probably met someone with the same energy that Lauren Ambrose brings to her character Dorothy Turner in the M. Night Shyamalan produced Apple TV+ series Servant. Think back to all the difficult customers you’ve encountered, the ones who wear their emotions precariously on their sleeves, with demands as outrageous as their personalities.
Even if you’ve never sat behind a help desk, you’re likely still aware of what those individuals I’m alluding to are like. Just look at any viral video featuring an anti-masker or an indignant Karen having a public