Dominic Monaghan isn’t a big fan of watching himself on-screen. In a new interview with People, the 45-year-old actor discussed his career in the entertainment industry and revealed he’d never seen an episode of his cult-favorite TV series Lost. Click inside to find out why… “In my early to late 20s, I was still struggling to think, ‘Is this something that I could do for the rest of my life, or am I eventually going to have to grow up and get a proper job?’” he recalled. “I think sometimes you could miss huge elements of your career by worrying about what the next job is.” Dominic went on to say that he rarely watches his on-screen work, explaining: “It’s just not something I do.
I lived those things so completely, I don’t need to repeat them to have the experience.” He admitted that it’s been about 15 years since he’s seen one of the Lord of the Rings films, adding that he’d never actually watched an episode of Lost. “I’m aware that it was a good show and I’m aware that clearly people are continuing to like it now,” he said of the series, which premiere on ABC in 2010 and ran for six seasons. “People will come over to me on the street and they’ve written, ‘Not Penny’s Boat’ on their hand or people will tell me that it was their favorite character or that their kids have just got into it.” “It’s certainly found an audience and continues to do so,” Dominic continued. “It became kind of a piece of pop culture.
I was happy to be involved in a show that for a while there was the biggest TV show in the world.” “I’m aware that being on-set makes me a very fortunate actor,” he concluded. “I’ve learned to live in the moment.” One of Dominic‘s latest projects is the new show Moonhaven, which had its premiere earlier thisRead more on justjared.com