'Sons of Anarchy' Season 5: Harold Perrineau says there's 'not a lot of difference' between him and drug kingpin Damon Pope

Zap2it: In the new season of FX's "Sons of Anarchy," premiering Tuesday, Sept. 11, you play Damon Pope, a former drug kingpin whose daughter died at the hands of biker gang member Tig (Kim Coates). What did you think when you first got the role?Harold Perrineau: I was a little concerned about myself. I was like, "Can I pull it off?'' And then I thought about it a little bit more, and I think it's the thing I pulled off in my life, if I consider my background, and then the person you see here today. There's not a lot of difference internally between that character and Damon Pope's character.Zap2it: Could you explain that a bit more?Harold Perrineau: My mom passed away a couple of years ago, and one of my cousins said to me, "I'm just so glad you made it. I was really scared that you would die before you ever became a...



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