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    Finding 'Heaven'

    James Nesbitt says a major challenge in tackling Joe in "Five Minutes of Heaven" was that the character is based on a real person and the seminal event portrayed in the film happened.

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    Life Stages

    Since assembling in February, Lea Michele and her "Glee" cast mates have spent a lot of time together—indeed, it felt like every waking minute, and probably some of the sleeping ones. "Literally, we've been with each other nonstop," says Michele with a laugh. "We are like a family."

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    VIDEO: Anne-Marie Johnson Speaks Out

    Anne-Marie Johnson, one of four candidates for President of the Screen Actors Guild, talked at length with Back Stage about the upcoming election.

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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."