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Tony Awards Snub Hollywood

Daniel Radcliffe, other big names miss out on nominations

(Newser) - Last year's Tony Awards saw a plethora of Hollywood winners— to the annoyance of some —but this year looks to be a different story. Quite a few big names were skipped over when nominations were announced today, most notably former frontrunner Daniel Radcliffe for How to Succeed in ... More »

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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Falco Makes a Naughty, Irresistible Nurse Jackie

Edie soars; script needs a doctor

(Newser) - She's addicted to painkillers, cheats on her husband with a pharmacist, and punishes a diplomat who stabbed a hooker by flushing his ear down the toilet. In Showtime's Nurse Jackie, debuting tonight, Edie Falco is no Carmela Soprano, but a sarcastic, no-nonsense nurse who's better, critics say, than the show... More »

Falco Brings Soul to Mean Nurse Jackie

Actress adopted quietly; is more like Nurse Jackie than Carmela

(Newser) - Former Sopranos matriarch Edie Falco is back, and this time her cable series character is closer to the actress herself—a blue-collar woman who shirks appearances and works hard, Newsweek reports. But Falco isn't quite the brassy protagonist in Showtime's Nurse Jackie, either. The Long Island native is a warm,... More »

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