Actor David Harbour playing the hero for a change

Actor David Harbour, who played a police chief in Stranger Things, says he finds acting to be a good emotional release.
Actor David Harbour, who played a police chief in Stranger Things, says he finds acting to be a good emotional release.PHOTO: ENCORE FILMS

No stranger to acting in villain roles, actor David Harbour stars as the titular character in the latest reboot of Hellboy

Actor David Harbour never thought he would be an action hero.

This is because the theatre-trained, Ivy League-educated actor has spent most of his career playing villains and other supporting characters.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 11, 2019, with the headline 'Playing the hero for a change'. Print Edition | Subscribe