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TV Stars Who Refuse to Be Typecast

Edie Falco has gone from the mob to medicine, for one

(Newser) - Some TV actors seem to play the same character over and over again. (Kelsey Grammer, anyone?) Others have managed to escape that fate. From geeky dad to criminal, the 5 who have stepped outside the box best:
  1. Bryan Cranston: Once known as the goofy dad from Malcolm in the Middle,
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Screen Tough Widmark Dead

Gentle actor gained fame as a gangster

(Newser) - Richard Widmark, the American actor renowned for his sinister portrayals of gangsters, has died at age 93. His first film role—as a giggling, sadistic killer in the 1947 Kiss of Death—made him an instant movie star and gained him a Fox contract for 20 parts in seven years—... More »

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