Adam Rose: How Covid Catapulted Actor Into A Comedic, Blue Cardigan-Wearing Social Media Sensation – Crew Call Podcast

As the old saying goes, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Like most working actors at the onset of Covid, Adam Rose saw the jobs come a full stop.

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But idle time at home, an old Blue Cardigan sweater, and his penchant for dancing wound up transforming Rose’s career; the actor having worked since his childhood days, beginning with the Woody Allen directed 1997 movie Deconstructing Harry. What started with a dance became a meme that spread like wildfire across the web with even Jessica Alba taking part.

You can listen to our conversation below on today’s Crew Call:

While Rose continues to act, consider it gravy as his profession front and center now is as a digital content creator and social media influencer with a massive audience with over 14M followers via TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook. On TikTok alone, Rose pulls 2.5 million views per video, reaching over 300M accounts across platforms, not to mention he gains a million followers every 30 days on social. Rose is the 12th most viewed YouTube channel. Like a major Hollywood tentpole’s opening at the B.O., Rose pulls in the sweet spot demo of 18-34, his average at a near 67%. The success saw Rose get inked by CAA and Brillstein Partners.

On the acting side, Rose is a recurring on NBC’s New Amsterdam and Disney’s Hamster & Gretel, and has appeared in over 30 TV shows as well as movies from Noah Baumbach, Jason Reitman, and Kenneth Lonergan.

In Crew Call’s second interview with a social media influencer, Rose is but another prolific talent shaking up Hollywood and what we consume.

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