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Back to One, Episode 157: Susan Kelechi Watson

We’re catching the super talented Susan Kelechi Watson at an interesting moment. She plays Beth Pearson on the network television phenomenon This Is Us, which just finished its fifth season and announced that the sixth will be its last. On this episode, she talks about what makes a performance “leave the screen,” learning the power of minimalism from watching Sade, how sometimes being a little lost “in the wilderness” is an important part of her process, why she started building her post-This Is Us career many seasons ago, and much much more!
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Shakespeare in the Park’s ‘Merry Wives’ Sets All-Black Cast Including Jacob Ming-Trent, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Shola Adewusi, Susan Kelechi Watson

New York’s Free Shakespeare in the Park production this summer of Merry Wives, a comedy adaptation by Jocelyn Bioh of the Bard’s Merry Wives of Windsor, will feature an all-Black cast including Jacob Ming-Trent (HBO’s Watchmen), Gbenga Akinnagbe (Broadway’s To Kill A Mockingbird), Shola Adewusi (CBS’ Bob Hearts Abishola) and Susan Kelechi Watson (NBC’s This Is Us).
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‘This Is Us’: Susan Kelechi Watson Explains Why She Tries to ‘Distance’ Herself From Beth

This Is Us fans fell in love with the Pearson family when it premiered on NBC in 2016. The series follows each member of the tribe, as well as their romantic relationships. Throughout the show, Beth and Randall Pearson (Sterling K. Brown) have been “couple goals” for several supporters. However, actor Susan Kelechi Watson revealed that she and Beth are two different women.
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‘This Is Us’ Creator Dan Fogelman Joins Stars Mandy Moore & Susan Kelechi Watson In Responding To Season 6 Ending Announcement; Will “Work Hard To Stick The Landing”

This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman took to Twitter on Friday, to respond to the news that his hit NBC drama will end with its upcoming sixth season. “Whoever casually first said ‘All good things must come to an end’ never had to end their favorite thing,” he wrote. “While sad to have just 1 season left, also grateful to NBC for letting us end the show how, and when, we always intended. We’ll work hard to stick the landing.”
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This Is Us: Susan Kelechi Watson Teases Beth's Future After Feeling 'Like a Big Failure'

This Is Us fans' beloved little island girl was front and center again. In the latest episode, titled "The Music and the Mirror," Beth's (Susan Kelechi Watson) dance school shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic and she was left dipping her toes back into her previous career of urban planning — just to have the interviewer ask to reschedule due to double booking. That failed Zoom call made Beth realize that her corporate career was not to be revisited, and audiences saw more of how the end of her ballet journey halted in her college years. All the while, concerned husband Randall (Sterling K. Brown) was there to support his wife.
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‘This Is Us’: Susan Kelechi Watson Opens Up About Working With Sterling K. Brown and It’ll Melt Your Heart

This Is Us fans know Randall (Sterling K. Brown) and Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) have a love story for the ages. The beloved characters truly support each other and highlight what love is supposed to look like. So naturally, many viewers are always wondering about the real-life friendship between Watson and Brown. Then in a recent interview, Watson opened up about working with Brown on This Is Us, and the actor’s comments will make your heart melt.
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This Is Us’ Susan Kelechi Watson Reveals Why Dating Apps Aren't For Her

Watch: Susan Kelechi Watson - 2019 Emmys E! Glambot. Susan Kelechi Watson has a question for men: "Why?!?" On April 9, the This Is Us star—who plays the family drama's ultimate voice of reason, Beth Pearson—appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk with guest host tWitch about what it's like online dating as a single woman. After admitting she is "not good" at the dating apps, she turned her attention over to the guys looking for love online. The problem? Susan can't understand why they post such bad photos of themselves.
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Susan Kelechi Watson talks 'This is Us', dating apps, and her dancer pedigree on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

Susan Kelechi Watson is out here looking for her Randall Pearson. But the 39-year-old This Is Us star doesn't expect to find him by swiping right. "I'm not good at the dating apps," she said during Friday's The Ellen DeGeneres Show. "'Cause, you know what? I feel like—I'm gonna put on the men. Y'all don't know y'all angles. So, I'm not good at picking these pictures.
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The Trait Susan Kelechi Watson And Her This Is Us Character Have In Common

New York native Susan Kelechi Watson was already an established name when This Is Us came calling in 2016. As per IMDb, the actress made her onscreen debut in 2004, appearing in Hack and The Jury in quick succession before nabbing a recurring role in Third Watch. Bit parts in Medium, Private Practice, NCIS, Law & Order and lots more followed but it was playing the tender, elegant and unflinchingly loyal Beth Pearson that garnered Watson a worldwide following.
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Susan Kelechi Watson Was Engaged to This 'Law and Order' Actor

We can’t see Randall and Beth Pearson dating anyone but each other — that is, until we Google Sterling K. Brown and Susan Kelechi Watson and find adorable pictures of the actors with their real-life partners. Article continues below advertisement. While it was previously revealed that Sterling is married to...