As Daniel Holloway argues, it was the series’ then-most-famous actor (“Reading Rainbow,” anyone?) who delivered the best performance week to week.
The showbiz veteran has his latest film “Match” debut in the Tribeca Film Festival and talks to Backstage about how his life informed his latest role, and how young actors can do the same.
Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan, Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Cherry Jones take on classic plays on The Great White Way; Elizabeth Olsen and Julie Taymor tackle Shakespeare Off-Broadway; Norbert Leo Butz leads new Broadway musical offerings.
Who remembers these actors’ voiceover work on the hit show?