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Ashton Kutcher Talks In Depth About His Preparation To Play Steve Jobs

The man himself responded to a Quora question about his prep work.

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"I noticed how he used his hands to talk and how he counted with his fingers (pinky finger first), how he used the words 'aaaaand' and 'noooow' to think about what he was going to say next."


"Then I met with the people that he knew and worked with to unravel some of the subtle quirks and conflicted decision making that I couldn't rationalize."

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"Alan Kay, Avi Tevanian, Jeffery Katzenberg, Mike Hawley, and many others were phenomenal resources."

"But in the end one of the greatest tells of the man were his creations."

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"They were elegant, intelligent, thoughtful, precise, artistic, bold, visionary, complicated, efficient, fun, entertaining, powerful, imperfect, and beautiful on the inside and out.... Just like Steve."