YEM Exclusive Interview: Ames McNamara shares what his experience has been like being a part of “The Conners”

Ames McNamara is an actor who is known for his role on The Conners. The show follows the Conners, a working-class family, and is airing its fourth season on ABC. Ames portrays the character of Mark on the show. YEM was able to have an interview with Ames so that he could talk about his experience on the show, his character, and so much more.

In the interview when asked what it is like to play a character like Mark, Ames says “I really enjoy playing Mark, not only for who he is but his family, and his relationship with his family. But I think it’s really cool that there is someone on T.V. like Mark for kids to relate to. I think it’s good to show all sorts of people on T.V. because T.V. should reflect real life. In real life everyone is different. I love playing Mark because he is an interesting person but also a constantly evolving person like everyone is, and I like to see him grow throughout the seasons. Ames also states that “there is never a dull moment for the Conners and something is always happening. For Mark particularly this season we are getting to see him grow up more and deal with the problems with being at a new school and all of the problems that a teenager would”. When asked to give a tease on what’s to come for the rest of the season . 

The interview has so many fun and interesting facts about Ames and his experience being part of The Conners. Ames is full of knowledge and has so many fun things to share about the show. His love of acting and everything he does really shines throughout the interview. Make sure to watch the full interview to find out more about Ames, his character, and the process of making The Conners.

Watch Ames on The Conners on ABC!