Was there any particular reason you made Extraordinary Measures--a family member suffering from Pompe disease?
I'm glad we're going to be able to affect people's understanding of Pompe. It wasn't about bringing attention to this disease, although that in and of itself would have been worthy. I wanted to make a movie that everybody could go to and experience the drama of John Crowley's story. The character I play represents a number of different scientists and researchers who helped Crowley develop this enzyme therapy, which is now available. And I wanted to play a character different from...