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    Look Like Someone Famous?

    "That's a tough one. [In] the casting director game, it's half this and half that. There are situations where it could help." -- John Papsidera

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    If the IRS Calls

    There are numerous reasons why the Internal Revenue Service may contact you throughout the year, so if you receive an IRS missive in the mail, don't panic.

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    When Men Age

    There is much to be learned from playing characters older than yourself when the chance arises.

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    Jonathan Deroko

    Jonathan Deroko didn't think his six years as a corpsman and medic in the Navy and Marines would ever relate to his acting career.

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    Honing and Honoring

    Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the Strasberg Institute boasts a history that links it to the father of Method acting, Konstantin Stanislavsky, and an impressive list of remarkable alumni.

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    From the Studio to 'Wall Street 2'

    Funny how a phone call or chance meeting can seemingly change your life, right? Isn't that what we all dream about?

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    A Kick to the Head

    I seem destined to be that actor that gets pummeled, kicked, and bruised every time I try to do a stunt. But why?  "Was I doing something wrong?" I asked.

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    Becoming Pilot-Worthy

    It amazes me how actors with few credits and no representation think they have a chance of booking the holy grail of acting jobs during this frantic time of year.

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    Trunk Show

    Actors looking to transplant themselves to Los Angeles have no doubt heard this all-too-familiar refrain: Traffic is a nightmare.

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    How Long to 'Make It' in a Major Market?

    "Although the business can be a bit overwhelming in a large market, things started off solid for me. I booked a national commercial on my first L.A. audition, and I was excited!" — Michael Woodley