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    Favorite Memory of Acting in Los Angeles?

    "I did an episode of Alias in which I played a mob guy from an indeterminate European country. In the scene, Jennifer Garner is sitting poolside at a hotel wearing a bikini and dives into the pool and swims around a bit.

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    Turn a Loss Into a Promotion

    Stephen Tobolowsky talks about “The Mindy Project” and “The Dangerous Animals Club”

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    Terumi Shimazu

    Actors are constantly asked to perform at their best with little preparation. But sometimes little preparation can serve the character.

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    Naked Girls Drinking!

    Kraine Theater

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    Common Mistakes

    "Doing too much in their montages. Even having a montage. Directors and casting directors really want to cut to the chase with you, not see little bits of everything you've ever done."

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    Jamie Bell Dancin' Days

    Jamie Bell's youth belies his remarkable talent and considerable experience as a dancer and an actor. Now 14, the northeast England native started dancing when he was 6 years old, participating in numerous competitions, and toured England with a musical theatre group when he was 9. But with his ...

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    Don't Cheat Yourself or the IRS

    Every year, we are confronted by actors who either didn't know about or simply disregarded the advice to keep their receipts and records.

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    Kids' Managers

    The following is a partial list of personal managers for infants, children, teens, and/or young adults on the East Coast. Those preceded by a plus sign (+) are members of the National Conference of Personal Managers. For further information on the NCOPM, visit its website www.ncopm.com

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    Tough Calls

    So there's no doubt about it: Computers rock. But you know what? I still love my phone.

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    Quiet! Someone's Getting the Job

    Film and television are reactive media. The next time you're watching a TV show or movie, notice that the actors listen and react more than they talk.