Eric McCormack – Changing Our Perceptions
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Eric McCormack – Changing Our Perceptions

Eric McCormack – Changing Our Perceptions by Jay S. Jacobs As TNT’s Perception returns for its second season, Eric McCormack’s “This-ain’t-no-Will” performance as brilliant-but-mentally-troubled Professor Daniel Pierce is taking on fascinating new layers.  Dr. Pierce is the world’s foremost expert in neurology and brain conditions and he has learned his specialty the hard way: he … Continue reading

Debra Messing – Starting Over Again
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Debra Messing – Starting Over Again

Debra Messing Starting Over Again by Jay S. Jacobs Debra Messing has a problem that most actresses would kill for.  When you are known indelibly for a role which hits the pop-culture jackpot, sometimes it’s not easy to get the public to see you as anyone else. Messing spent eight years playing Grace Adler on Will … Continue reading

Leslie Jordan – Pink Carpet Story
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Leslie Jordan – Pink Carpet Story

Leslie Jordan Pink Carpet Story by Ronald Sklar Emmy-award-winning actor Leslie Jordan is perhaps best known as Karen’s arch nemesis, Beverley Leslie, on Will and Grace. However, his association with that groundbreaking series only fortified his own true Hollywood story. He had been “in” as an out actor since he got off the bus in Hollywood … Continue reading

Joshua Malina – Hail to the Chief
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Joshua Malina – Hail to the Chief

Joshua Malina Hail to the Chief by Jay S. Jacobs There are lots of ways that people go about trying to get their first big break in acting.  Some people kill themselves working a minimum wage job while floating from audition to audition.  Some try other arts, like music or modeling, as an entrance. Some people sit on a stool in … Continue reading

Peter Krause- Helping to Make TV Safe for Smart People
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Peter Krause- Helping to Make TV Safe for Smart People

Peter Krause Helping to Make TV Safe for Smart People by Jay S. Jacobs The fall of 1998 was a tough time for television comedy. The networks tried to come up with a plan for post-Seinfeld TV, but the best they seemed to be able to come up with were tired retreads like Jesse, Two of a Kind and Maggie … Continue reading