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    Dawn Olivieri: A Back Stage Exclusive

    "I think being ostracized a lot, being the outcast and odd kid, you learn to be by yourself and cultivate yourself," says Dawn Olivieri. And cultivate she has.

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    A Whole New Look, Charlize Theron

    In Hollywood it's ironic that beautiful actors who become homely or repulsive for a role get more notice for doing so than they do for the performance.

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    ‘Smash’ Star Brian d’Arcy James on the Move from Stage to Screen

    A Broadway veteran, Brian d’Arcy James has played characters ranging from a lonely, 1950s press agent to an angry green ogre.

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    Young at Heart

    Even before his breakthrough role in Alexander Payne's "Sideways," the industry had caught on to Paul Giamatti.

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    Behind the Scenes with Yuri Lowenthal

    In this week's edition of Behind the Scenes, Back Stage's film editor Jenelle Riley interviews actor, filmmaker and horror expert Yuri Lowenthal.

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    Proud as a Peacock

    In describing how her lengthy and distinguished career began, veteran actor-singer Mimi Hines giggles with a childlike sense of mischief. "When I was 2 years old, I used to sing songs like 'Chattanooga Choo Choo,'" she begins. And I especially loved 'Rosalie,' a Nelson Eddy song." She stops to sing ...

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    Sam Lloyd: A Talent for Pain

    Sam Lloyd is the rare actor you can both laugh with and laugh at—and he doesn't mind. As the hapless, increasingly suicidal hospital attorney Ted Buckland on NBC's delightfully warped comedy Scrubs, Lloyd even makes depression funny. His Ted is that rare creation; a Mr. Cellophane who ...

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    A World of 'Hurt'

    Jeremy Renner's virtuoso performance in 'The Hurt Locker' has already earned him Spirit Award and Gotham Award nominations and a Hollywood Breakthrough Award for best actor.

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    Beau and Jordan Bridges

    It helps to have a father who knows a little something about the biz—and a grandfather, an uncle, two brothers, and a sister. Indeed there's no shortage of talent in the acting dynasty started by actor Lloyd Bridges. Yet more than simply offering his sons that first break ...

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    Stacey Oristano: A Back Stage Exclusive

    The daughter of a stage actor, Stacey Oristano of "Friday Night Lights" remains devoted to theater work and confesses that she still sings along to "Les Miserables" in her car at full volume.