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    12 Brilliant Modern Character Actors

    With the rise of streaming services and the golden age of risk-taking television, great character actors are being showcased to the max. Here are 12 brilliant (and versatile) performers to check out right now.

  • Advice

    Standing Ovation: Naomi Watts in ‘I Heart Huckabees’

    Writer and editor Mike Berlin wants everyone to finally acknowledge that, in David O. Russell’s messy existentialist comedy, Naomi Watts proved she can also do funny.

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    Lily Tomlin Elected Governor of TV Academy's Performers Peer Group

    Lily Tomlin will serve out the term of late actor Kathryn Joosten, while Jonathan Murray and David McKillop have been elected as governors for the new Reality Programming Peer Group.

  • Interview

    Lily Tomlin Is Why ‘Grandma’ Exists

    Paul Weitz just wanted to make a movie with Lily Tomlin—so he wrote her the first starring role she’s had in almost 30 years, and assembled an A-list cast to support her.

  • News

    Gayfest NYC Honors Thomas Krever

    Thomas Krever, executive director of the Hetrick-Martin Institute, will be honored at Fall for Harvey Milk gala Oct. 22.

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    2015 L.A. Film Fest Announces Winners

    The winners for the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival have been announced including awards for new indie films starring John Leguizamo, William H. Macy, and Felicity Huffman, a Spirit Award for Lily Tomlin, and recognition for new Hollywood directors and actors.

  • Interview

    7 Questions With...Ernie Hudson

    The former “Ghostbuster” and television mainstay is back on screens this spring as a love interest for Lily Tomlin on Netflix’s “Grace and Frankie.” He talks to Backstage about shoveling dirt, laughing with his costars, and going to Yale with Meryl Streep.

  • News

    8 Netflix Performances to Keep an Eye on This Year

    What’s in store for Netflix this year? In honor of “House of Cards” Season 4 streaming March 4, here are eight new and returning performances on the streaming network you won’t want to miss!