Patton Oswalt plays Principal Durbin on NBC’s A.P. Bio, and during our interview with the actor he talked about what makes his character tick.
“He’s a great comedic figure to play in that he’s an authority figure with zero authority and that is so fun to get to do,” said Oswalt. “He can’t reach that level of Zen where you accept that ‘Oh well I have actually no impact on anything and I’m just figurehead and if I can find a level of grace with that, I’d be way happier than I am.’
Click on the media bar to hear Oswalt discuss how A.P. Bio brings up his own memories of high school:
A.P. Bio, co-starring Glenn Howerton, airs Thursdays on NBC (8:30 pm et/pt).