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    Ed Asner: From Lou Grant to 'FDR'

    "If he was not the greatest president, he was certainly the second greatest," says Ed Asner. "I am distressed by the savagery of the attacks upon him. He's not been honored sufficiently."

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    LaBute Lightens Up

    Playwright-filmmaker Neil LaBute's latest directorial effort, "Death at a Funeral," takes an absurd situation—a wake gone wrong—and plays the farcical bits for all they're worth.

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    Not His 'Final Destination'

    Hiroyuki ("Hiro") Sanada has a broad range of credits under his belt but continues to be most identified with martial arts and action-adventure flicks such as "The Last Samurai" and "Rush Hour 3."

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    Third-Story Guy

    It's no stretch to say that actor John Morris has been involved in the fanciful world of "Toy Story" his entire life. Morris first voiced Pixar kid Andy, owner of Woody and Buzz Lightyear, at age 7, then reprised the role at 14.

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    Building 'Bridges'

    Perhaps best known for playing the sympathetic kid sister May Belle in "Bridge to Terabithia," 10-year-old Bailee Madison has already rolled up an impressive list of credits.

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    Making the Hit

    Though it's a cliché to talk about child actors as wise beyond their years, its pretty much a given in the case of Chloë Grace Moretz, who is quickly making a name as the go-to young performer for heady material.

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    Those Who Can

    Back Stage spoke with five actors who have incorporated teaching or coaching into their working lives.

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    VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with Erik Patterson

    In this week's edition of Behind the Scenes, Back Stage's Jenelle Riley talks to award-winning playwright Erik Patterson about his new play "Sick."

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    Jenna Ushkowitz: A Back Stage Exclusive

    "If you say, 'You've made it,' then you kind of come to a standstill ,and I don't think any actor wants to do that," says Jenna Ushkowitz of Fox's mega-hit TV show "Glee."

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    Tackling 'The Glass Menagerie'

    Perhaps best known as aging and cynical medical student Drew Suffin on the TV comedy "Scrubs," Michael Mosley says his method varies with the project, though usually he finds his character through physicality.