March 24, 2015

People, Lydia Price – The actor, 39, has some real-life experience with kids. Ferguson is heavily involved with Turnaround Arts, an organization that supplies artistic resources to low-income elementary and middle schools.

“I was just with them, sitting in on a rehearsal for Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,’”he said. “One of the boys was worried – ‘I have to hug a girl and I’m so embarrassed and I don’t want to do it!’ So I teach them, ‘Oh, you’re just playing a character and it’s fun, you aren’t yourself anymore, you’re another person.’ They’re very sweet kids. I’m thrilled to be working with them,” he said.

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