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Character Actors: Unsung Heroes

Character actors just can’t get any love. Think about it: there are Academy Awards for Sound Mixing but nothing for these tireless actors who have hundreds of IMDB acting credits, are critical to the success of most films, yet we rarely even know their names. 1,949 more words

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Joan Blondell, Shining Star Forced to be a Satellite

“I don’t know what the secret to longevity as an actress is… maybe it’s the audience seeing itself in you.” … Joan Blondell

Joanie should know. 1,369 more words

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WHAT A CHARACTER! 2016 - Day Two

I’m thrilled to be hosting Day Two of the 2016 What A Character! Blogathon. This is the fifth consecutive year that I co-host this tribute to the lesser known players that enriched so many movies. 446 more words

Blogathons

It's here! 5th annual WHAT A CHARACTER! BLOGATHON: Day 1

The day has finally arrived to honor those unsung heroes of the silver screen, the character actor. For the 5th year, the classic film obsessed trio of Aurora aka @CitizenScreen of… 435 more words

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Announcement: 5th annual WHAT A CHARACTER Blogathon

“What’s great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It’s not about the gloss of your eyebrows.” – Martin Short… 540 more words

Blogathon

Announcing The 5th Annual WHAT A CHARACTER! Blogathon

“What’s great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It’s not about the gloss of your eyebrows.” – Martin Short… 536 more words

Blogathons

From the Cutting Room Floor: Time’s Arrow

I just finished up a submission for a Star Trek: The Next Generation anthology. There were several interesting tidbits I discovered in the course of writing and researching the piece. 521 more words

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