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    Marina Orlova: A Back Stage Exclusive

    Six years ago, Muscovite Marina Orlova left her snowy homeland and moved to Beverly Hills with a singular mission—to improve the vocabulary of millions of capitalists.

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    VIDEO: Patton Oswalt

    Patton Oswalt, star of "Big Fan," talks with Backstage.com about his new film, his worst audition ever, and what the future holds.

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    A Standup Guy

    Bobcat Goldthwait is virtually unrecognizable from the crazy, screeching persona he created in the 1980s.

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    'Taking' the Lead

    Demetri Martin is one of the hottest comedians working today, with 12 years of standup and a 2007 Comedy Central special under his belt, and now his own TV series.

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    The Greatest

    During his four decades in the entertainment business, Robin Williams has been a standup comedian, a TV phenomenon, a box-office sensation, a "serious" performer, an Oscar-winning actor, and a critical pariah.

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    Shantel VanSanten: A Back Stage Exclusive

    In this BackStage "Actor2Watch" exclusive, Shantel VanSanten of "The Final Destination" shares her thoughts on acting and getting roles.

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    Acting as Ecstasy

    I'm not a Method actor," says André De Shields. "It doesn't serve my bliss."

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    Deja View

    Playwright Brian Christopher Williams was terrified of Anita Bryant. Granted, a 69-year-old, twice-bankrupt former Miss America is the last person you'd expect would strike fear into anyone's heart.

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    'Mad' About Them

    Jon Hamm and John Slattery were journeyman actors, having trod the boards and made countless guest appearances on TV series.  Then a basic-cable show called "Mad Men" changed their careers and lives.

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    From the Ground Up

    Jennifer Cetrone was a working actor, landing roles on TV and a few films, and performing regularly with East L.A. Classic Theatre.