Qualen Bradley (m) was the Stand-In for LaKeith Standfield who plays Darius, and Joel Ray Ishman (r) was Stand-In for Bryan Tyree Henry who plays
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Qualen Bradley (m) was the Stand-In for LaKeith Standfield who plays Darius, and Joel Ray Ishman (r) was Stand-In for Bryan Tyree Henry who plays "Paper-Boi" on FX's Atlanta. Also pictured is Jejuan Smith (left), who was Stand-In for actor Donald Glover.

Host Kalena Boller turns the spotlight on the recognizable but misunderstood job of the stand-in actor.

Two of them are Joel Ray Ishman and Qualen Bradley of Atlanta.

They discuss their experiences working on FX's "Atlanta," and the breakout Marvel Studios' film, "Black Panther." They also provide a glimpse  into the technical side of what being a stand-in actor means. 

Qualen Bradley standing in for Chadwick Boseman on set of  Black Panther.
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Qualen Bradley standing in for Chadwick Boseman on set of Black Panther.
Qualen Bradley sitting in for Chadwick Boseman on set of Black Panther with director Ryan Coogler in the foreground.
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Qualen Bradley sitting in for Chadwick Boseman on set of Black Panther with director Ryan Coogler in the foreground.
Host Kalena Boller talks with stand-in actors Joel Ray Ishman and Qualen Bradley.
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Host Kalena Boller talks with stand-in actors Joel Ray Ishman and Qualen Bradley.
Joel Ray Ishman and Qualen Bradley in the studio talking with host Kalena Boller.
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Joel Ray Ishman and Qualen Bradley in the studio talking with host Kalena Boller.