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    Review: Two

    A dispossessed rabbi asks a mysterious new pupil, "What is a Jew?" -- and the answer to this deceptively simple question drives the drama.

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    Not Afraid of Cross-Dressing

    Jefferson Mays is not concerned that playing a cross-dresser—not once, but twice—will typecast him out of a leading-man gig. Indeed, he doesn't think in those terms at all, insisting he's drawn to parts that intrigue him, regardless of how they may affect his career. "I don ...

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    Video Game Pacts Eyed

    SAG and AFTRA are in the midst of extended talks with a group of video game producers on new agreements covering interactive media.

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    Frankie

    The title character in Daniel Roberts' "Frankie" could be said to live a life of quiet desperation, except that he gets a bit noisy sometimes.

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    States Fight for Role of Boomtown, USA

    Several of his jobs were background work, but he has also earned speaking parts and featured-extra roles in projects such as The Lonely Maiden, Pink Panther 2, and The Bronx Is Burning. No matter the quality of the jobs, they were good enough for Slavin to quit working as a ...

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    The Screen Actors Guild celebrated its 75th

    The Screen Actors Guild celebrated its 75th anniversary June 21 and 22 in the face of a grim reality: There are just a few days left to negotiate a deal with the major producers and studios before the union's TV/theatrical contract expires June 30. Adding to the headaches ...

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    convinced him his career was a failure. He got

    convinced him his career was a failure. He got the lead role in the romantic comedy Chasing Papi after a chance meeting with a vice president of casting for 20th Century Fox. Armed with the raffish good looks of a stereotypical Latin lover and the physical presence of a professional ...

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    Health Plan, Actor Fan

    I'm the emergency assistance administrator at the Screen Actors Guild Foundation. I sympathized with the SAG member who expressed concern about losing health benefits during the strike.

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    Latifah Sets Headline Stop in 'Vegas'

    The actress-rapper-singer will make a cameo appearance in Fox's "What Happens in Vegas... ," starring Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz.

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    Take Five: Take Two!

    Back Stage follows the careers of five working actors in Los Angeles, mapping their successes, failures, and dreams. Check out this year's fresh faces!