‘Actor Seeks Role’, A Short Film About a Man Who Portrays Various Illnesses for a Living

In the short film “Actor Seeks Role“, a struggling actor, played by Alex Karpovsky from Girls, makes his living portraying various unusual illnesses for medical students. The illness are assigned to him by an eager medical instructor wonderfully played by Dylan Baker (The Good Wife, Damages).

This short film, directed by Michael Tyburski and written by Ben Nabors, features Alex Karpovsky playing an aspiring method actor who — without much luck in traditional gigs — has resorted to acting out the symptoms for a variety of illnesses for the benefit of medical students.