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    Anthony LaPaglia: Fortysomething

    Does an actor need a career strategy to have a career? Anthony LaPaglia is living proof that showing up and doing good, often great work in whatever medium will have him—film, television, stage—is enough to build a fine living as a working actor, and, not coincidentally, a reputation ...

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    Andy Serkis on the Motion and Emotion Needed in Today's Technology

    Best known for his work as Gollum in director Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, Serkis was seen by many as the true heart of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes."

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    Radha Mitchell: Finding Success

    Radha Mitchell has quietly been blazing a path through Hollywood with her solid skills and sensual beauty in such varied films as High Art, Pitch Black, Phone Booth, Man on Fire, and last year's Finding Neverland. In each of these pictures, the striking Aussie has effortlessly hit the ball ...

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    George Clooney: 'I Learned A Lot From TV' (Video)

    While George Clooney is an Oscar-nominated director, screenwriter and actor, he learned a lot about acting from working in television.

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    VIDEO: Zoe Kazan

    Actress Zoe Kazan, of the Broadway play "A Behanding in Spokane," and the upcoming film "The Exploding Girl," talks to Back Stage about her craft.

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    Obstacle Course

    We're all familiar with that important actor's tool, the objective, but don't forget the other "O" word: obstacles. Obstacles go hand in hand with objectives but are less frequently discussed, perhaps even misunderstood.

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    Caroline Aaron: Back to the Source

    Not that long ago, had you told Caroline Aaron she would trade her cramped but beloved New York digs for a home in Los Angeles, she'd have called you crazy. But that's exactly what happened to the veteran stage and screen actor when she came to L.A ...

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    Andrew Ableson & Jeff Sugarman

    Andrew Ableson and Jeff Sugarman, currently appearing in Orson's Shadow at the Black Dahlia Theatre—as, respectively, Kenneth Tynan and Laurence Olivier—each carved out an impressive resumé prior to relocating to Los Angeles. Ableson, an English native with a background in multimedia performance, has numerous London stage credits ...

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    Rising Brit Star Adds Sizzle to `Sherlock Holmes'

    Benedict Cumberbatch's pals call him Ben. Viewers of his TV performance as a 21st-century Sherlock Holmes tend to favor "brilliant."

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    Going for 'Glory'

    The name Kelly Blatz might not ring a bell, but the actor who starred in the TV series "Aaron Stone" and the thriller "Prom Night" is moving on up with TBS's new series "Glory Daze."