Actor Dan Feuerriegel talks ‘Spartacus: War of the Damned’

Actor Dan Feuerriegel recently spoke with “Breakthrough Entertainment” about his role as Agron in Starz’s television series “Spartacus: War of the Damned,” which is now available on Blu-ray and DVD at retail stores and rental outlets throughout the Valley.

Listen to “Breakthrough Entertainment’s” full interview with Feuerriegel by clicking HERE. The following is an excerpt from the interview in which the actor discusses the series’ progression over the course of its three seasons.

Agron came in about halfway through the first season – ‘Blood and Sand.’ He was sold into slavery with his brother – Ande Cunningham’s Duro. He is a very passionate and quite angry character. He is very protective of his brother and certain events occur which cause him to join Spartacus’s revolution.

He is one of the gay characters and he has a very intense relationship throughout the entire three seasons which has been closely watched and has a great following. And that is fantastic. But he is Spartacus’s right-hand man and a bit of a hothead.

I remember coming into the first season and they were just flying by the seat of their pants basically. Everything was new and it kind of got released and had a small following. As time went by, it generated this great cult following. The second season obviously had to top the first and then the third season had to top it even more.

By the end of the third season, everybody knew exactly what they were doing. It just kept getting bigger and bigger and the technology just kept getting better and better. Actors, special effects guys and directors started to really want to push the boundaries as far as they could with what the budget allowed and I think that they did a fantastic job.” – Dan Feuerriegel

Joseph J. Airdo

Joseph J. Airdo is a film critic, producer and on-air personality for Breakthrough Entertainment, a talk radio show airing 10-11 a.m. Saturdays on KPHX 1480 AM and that shines a spotlight on the practical perspectives of the topics and themes explored in movies. He has a pet duck named Frozen who is as opinionated about movies as he is. E-mail him at

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