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    Contact High, Acting Alone, Agent Zero

    How do I know whether I'm calling my agents too much? I don't want to get on their nerves, but I don't want to be invisible.

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    Actors' Fund, Smits Honored

    Nonprofit Americans for the Arts and the U.S. Conference of Mayors have named actor Jimmy Smits and The Actors' Fund among the winners of this year's Public Leadership in the Arts Awards.

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    FX Worker Critical After 'War' Set Blast

    A special effects assistant was critically injured Thursday after a simulated stinger missile exploded during preparations for a scene for an upcoming Tom Hanks movie, authorities said.

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    Best Actor, Actress Races Tighten

    For weeks, Daniel Day-Lewis and Julie Christie have looked like sure bets to win the coveted best actor and actress Academy Awards, but momentum has shifted.

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    Chan Suffers Back Pain During Filming

    Chan said in his Web blog that he aggravated an old back injury when shooting scenes last week in China that required him to throw someone upward.

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    Ossie Davis Endowment Launches

    Friends of Davis start campaign to support African-American students who continue the actor's legacy of artistic activism.

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    SELF-STARTER

    When Joe Tyler Gold talks about superstition, it's not easy to pin him down to an opinion. On the one hand, he says he's a born skeptic. On the other hand, he's an actor, hesitant to set himself completely against his peers. Everyone is familiar with at ...

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    Edinburgh Fest Reports Record Sales

    The recently completed 60th Edinburgh Festival Fringe sold a record 1.7 million tickets -- a more than 10 percent increase compared with 2006 sales.

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    Asteroid Named for 'Star Trek' Actor

    A piece of outer space named for George Takei is in kind of a rough neighborhood for somebody who steers a starship: an asteroid belt.

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    ood acting is good acting, but does it translate

    ood acting is good acting, but does it translate well in all media? Will your classical training convince TV viewers to switch their allegiance from Colgate to Crest? Will your Chekhovian chops allow you to memorize 40 pages a day while persuading a soap opera's die-hard fans that you ...