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    Still 'Lovely'

    Veteran actor Ellen Burstyn believes that young actors are misguided in thinking an agent is a panacea. "They feel the most important thing is to get an agent," she says. "It's not."

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    The 'A' List

    Patricia Clarkson and Stanley Tucci share more in common than critical accolades and impressive resumes. (Check out our exclusive photo gallery with these terrific actors!)

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    Deep in the Heart

    On May 15, Emmy Award–winning actor Holland Taylor ("Two and a Half Men") stepped onto the stage of the Galveston Opera House in what may turn out to be a career-defining role: former governor of Texas Ann Richards.

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    First Steps

    Geoffrey Soffer, a former ABC casting exec and the CD for 'Ugly Betty,' offers his advice on launching your career.

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    Page to Screen

    Back Stage caught up with journalist and author Lawrence Wright to talk about the documentary based on Wright's one-man show, "My Trip to Al-Qaeda," as well as his unexpected transformation from writer to actor. 

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    At the Helm

    Back Stage spoke with an executive producer and/or showrunner from one new fall show on each broadcast network to see what actors can look forward to.

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    The Good Guy

    Jason Ritter got his first taste of acting when he was a toddler with a predilection for set-crashing. Over the years, he has built a solid career crafting a résumé that marries beloved indies with mainstream fare.

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    Hot Nights With Swamp Rats and Demons

    Patrick Fabian of "The Last Exorcism" discusses real exorcisms, wrestling Ashley Bell, and things that go bump in the New Orleans night.

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    'Last' Dance

    Ballerina-turned-actor Amanda Schull stars in "Mao's Last Dancer," a new movie based on dancer Li Cunxin's bestselling autobiography.

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    'Enemy' of the People

    Playing a rageful character living an aimless existence (the drama "La haine") or playing a literally lifelong criminal (the action film "Dobermann"), Vincent Cassel excelled at the quintessential angry young man.