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    Naomie Harris Goes Back to School in 'The First Grader'

    Harris plays Jane Obinchu in the heartwarming true story of Maruge, an elderly ex-revolutionary who, in post-imperialist Kenya, seeks the basic education denied him in his youth.

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    Facing the Truth

    Hugh Dancy has no choice but to agree when it's pointed out to him that he has thus far made a career of playing lucky, confident, blithe men in beautiful period pieces.

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    Gary Cole and Edi Gathegi Find 'Donuts' Delectable

    Gary Cole and Edi Gathegi are co-starring in the L.A. premiere of an acclaimed Broadway play. They portray the primary characters in the Geffen Playhouse's staging of "Superior Donuts."

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    Men Behaving Badly

    Brian Kerwin has just finished a rigorous day of rehearsals, and he mentions that he plans to wind down by having a drink with a fellow actor from the show. "It's been one of those 'have-a-drink-after-work' kind of days," he says. But workday pressures notwithstanding, he immediately seems energized ...

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    People Person

    In last year's monster hit "The Hangover," Rachael Harris terrorized audiences as Melissa, a sharp-tongued control freak with no concept of personal space.

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    From 'Deep Space' to 'Cairo'

    As an actor of Arab descent, Alexander Siddig has strong feelings about what roles he'll tackle and conversely pass on.

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    Illuminating Reality

    Liev Schreiber has filled pretty big shoes as an actor. He played Orson Welles in the TV movie RKO 281, which chronicled the making of Citizen Kane and made insane dedication appealing. He stepped into the Laurence Harvey role in last year's remake of The Manchurian Candidate, holding his ...

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    Coming Homebody

    "I feel a director has a responsibility to create a safe environment so that the actor feels comfortable enough to fail. I have to be there 150 percent and listen and be honest with my feedback, and not just say, 'Oh, don't do that.' To be able to have ...

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    Calling Card

    Actor Mark Setlock isn't really an employee of a high-falutin' New York City restaurant, he just plays one onstage. He plays that, plus about 30 of the most high-ego, low-I.Q. morons you'd never want to deal with, in his astoundingly successful one-man show Fully Committed.

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    Ryan's Hope

    Amy Ryan had been a working actor on stage and screen for about 20 years when she became an overnight success in 2007, earning an Oscar nomination for playing the mother of a missing girl in "Gone Baby Gone."