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    8 Questions With...Toby Stephens

    The British actor can be seen as Captain Flint in the second season of Starz’s pirate drama “Black Sails,” debuting Jan. 24. He talks to Backstage about the arduous filming, the strange business of acting, and his worst survival jobs.

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    6 Questions With...Kathleen Rose Perkins

    The star of Showtime’s “Episodes” talks about her horrible survival jobs, her acting crush (Kristin Wiig!), buying into AFTRA back in the day, and her amazing, jaw-dropping, worst audition story.

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    7 Questions With…Ian Harding

    Returning to “Pretty Little Liars” as everyone’s favorite teacher, Ezra Fitz, Ian Harding chats about his acting crushes, using his “PLL” fame to help out his fellow creatives, and the one thing he wishes he’d known before he started acting.

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    7 Questions With…Tony Danza

    The “Taxi” and “Who’s the Boss?” star gives us the scoop on his new Broadway musical “Honeymoon in Vegas,” how he got SAG-AFTRA and Equity cards, and his acting crush of the moment.

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    10 Questions With…Saffron Burrows

    The “Mozart in the Jungle” actor talks to Backstage about the one topic you probably shouldn’t bring up in the audition room, the lengths to which she once went to prepare for a role (it involves trespassing), and her plan B if acting doesn’t work out.

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    9 Questions With...Ricky Gervais

    The actor-comedian-writer-director talks about his role in “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb,” writing his original Netflix series “Derek,” and why, after all his success, he still feels like he’s getting away with something.

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    10 Questions With...Johanna Day

    The “You Can’t Take It With You” star dishes about her worst survival job—lobsters!!—and some of her most challenging experiences in the New York theater.

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    6 Questions With…Isabella Rossellini

    The actor and model known for her iconic roles in “Blue Velvet” and “Death Becomes Her” chats with Backstage about her acting crush, her worries about living in her famous mother’s shadow, and her most challenging role.

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    9 Questions With…Matthew Goode

    Backstage chats with “The Imitation Game” actor about his latest character, World War II code-breaker Hugh Alexander, his acting crushes, and the epic lie he told to get out of his worst survival job.

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    8 Questions With...Kristen Johnston

    The star of TV Land’s “The Exes” talks about auditioning herself out of a job, the need for additional creative outlets, and spending one very dark holiday season working at Macy’s.