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    Late Bloomer

    Selma Blair's raw, vanity-free performance in "The Poker House" is a sharp contrast to the stunning, outgoing figure she cuts in real life. In fact, upon meeting the gregarious Blair, it's hard to believe she's made a career of playing tortured souls.

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    It's a 'Mother' of a Role

    What might Buck Henry do differently if he could redo his career? "I'd be born later," the veteran actor-writer quips. "That means I'd be younger."

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    Isle of Mann

    Leslie Mann came to Hollywood with a strategy: She was going to get on a TV show and learn the basics, land a part in a movie, then move on to lead roles in films.

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    Perfect Fit

    For Kimberly Faye Greenberg, being a Broadway dresser while pursuing her onstage career is a perfect fit. "I'm well-organized, I can memorize a lot of things quickly, I can move around quickly, I get along with people, and I understand the workings of a show ," she says.

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    A Girl For All Seasons

    Zooey Deschanel is the girl next door in the coolest neighborhood in town. At age 29, the actor has already established herself as a type: A Deschanel role usually calls for a dry wit and a sardonic humor.

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    Into the Knight

    John O'Hurley might be one of the most quotable men in the world. As J. Peterman on "Seinfeld," O'Hurley used a booming voice and dramatic inflection to deliver some of the most memorable lines on the series.

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    Seattle Spirit

    In the offbeat indie comedy "Humpday," Alycia Delmore plays one corner of a very strange triangle. Though the men drive the plot, Delmore's performance is the glue holding the piece together.

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    Actress Karen Dyer Is Pretty 'Evil'

    Ok, it's not "Hamlet."  But Karen Dyer has added a solid credit to her resume -- as well as creating a fantasy figure for thousands of gamers -- as the voice and screen capture image of Sheva Alomar, a character in the bestselling video game "Resident Evil 5." 

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    Keeping Paice

    Backstage at the Helen Hayes Theatre, where "39 Steps" is playing, actor Jill Paice points to a rack of costumes, including shoes and hats. She's explaining what's involved in those quick costume changes, which are an integral part of the show.

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    Phoenix Rising

    Several years ago, Jennifer Lynch answered her phone in the middle of the night and heard a voice mutter, "You're the sickest bitch I know."