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    Strong 'Intent'

    Saffron Burrows has recently come on board "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" to play Detective Serena Stevens, an educated, upscale, single parent whose street savvy complements her intellect.

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    It's Not a Drag

    It's not simply that Brian Bedford has worked steadily from the time he left acting school in the mid-1950s. The Yorkshire-born actor has been able to have "an English actor's career."

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    Remember Their Names

    Kevin Tancharoen wasn't alive when "Fame" came out. But the 25-year-old already had an extensive background in dance, music, and videos when he was approached to direct.

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    VIDEO: Rob Ashford and 'Parade'

    Director and choreographer Rob Ashford talks to Backstage.com about the musical "Parade," currently running at the Mark Taper Forum.

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    The Designated Artist

    He is not now, nor was he ever, a matinee idol. But Wallace Shawn has amassed an astonishing number of rich, varied credits—as an actor and as a writer.

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    Kathryn Hahn, "Free Agents"

    Hahn has taken on the female lead in "Free Agents," a new NBC comedy based on a British series, which pairs her and Hank Azaria as co-workers tentatively inching toward more.

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    Self-Employed

    by Laura Weinert

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    Inspiring Reads

    Aspiring actors look to books that are primers—how-tos about the craft and the business. Working actors look to books for other things: inspiration; a sense of community, of their place in the grand history of the art form; solutions to recurring acting problems; reassurance and entertainment.

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    Taking the Lead

    Christopher Walken walks by fellow guest Sam Rockwell, slumped in a couch in the rear corner of the hotel lobby at Chateau Marmont, a Hollywood haunt of the hip and famous. Walken doesn't notice Rockwell, who has long been one of the best-kept secrets in cinema.

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    Anne Reid: A Mother of a Role

    Once in a long while, the right actor and the right role coincide, and the result redefines the actor's public persona. Anne Reid's performance in the just-released film The Mother exemplifies this confluence and has garnered her critical praise, public attention, and also a Best Actress nomination at ...