Although he grew up in New York City, I could tell Jerry Della Salla’s roots must be New Jersey from the accent and tone. He has a commanding presence even over the phone, yet I feel relaxed speaking with him. A personality dynamic no doubt that is the result of a rough and tumble nature combined with a career background as a classically trained actor in the theater. From Off-Broadway plays, to serving our country as an Iraqi veteran, and ultimately acting alongside Matt Damon in Green Zone, Jerry has had an accomplished and diverse career that seems to only just be beginning.
As we connect via phone for this interview, I look forward to hearing about how his life journey that took him from theater, to fighting in one of the most noted historical battles since the Iraq War began, and eventually Hollywood to act in a major film.
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