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    Aaron Houle

    More than ever, actors are getting tired of waiting around for other people to cast them and are taking matters into their own hands. Talbot Perry Simons realized he had the potential to direct his own feature film after an improvised scene about Vietnam vets received applause in his acting ...

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    Greg Nutcher

    Greg Nutcher, a retired police detective turned actor, knew that his training and his experience on the beat would help him land the role of Jimmy Hampshire inThe Wallet.

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    Lee Perkins

    It was no wonder Lee Perkins -- racecar driver, baseball player, and actor -- got cast inGandhi at the Bat, a digital newsreel-style film set in 1933.

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    James Mcknight

    The nonunion feature filmBlake's Divine Comedytells the story of poet and artist William Blake, a self-doubting English teacher.

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    Barbara Rosenblat

    Playing the immigrant who became prime minister of Israel, Barbara Rosenblat performed William Gibson's one-woman play at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton, N.Y.

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    Ron DeStefano

    Ron DeStefano was going to be a chemist; he only took a job doing summer stock to say goodbye to performing before grad school. But he was passionate about being on stage.

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    Jonathan Brown

    One expects to drive a lot in L.A., but Echo Park-based actor Jonathan Brown puts a bit more wear on the radials than most.

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    Ivory Aquino

    Ivory Aquino was born in Manila in the Philippines, and when she was about 10 years old, Lea Salonga, the Filipino stage star and singer, was cast as Kim in Broadway'sMiss Saigon.

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    Rachel Delilah Matos

    Some actors are so convincing in certain types of roles that they have to avoid being typecast. Actor-model Rachel Delilah Matos has struggled with this issue.

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    John Palumbo

    For his latest role, SAG actor John Palumbo didn't really have to prepare to get into character; he just had to play a part that he says he felt like he already knew inside and out.