When Kathryn Morris snared the role of Special Agent Paige Willomina for Rod Lurie's "The Contender" (2000), the TV thesp was at last ready for the bigscreen.
For actors, supporting gigs generally come in two forms: Some, as the description implies, support heavyweight lead thesps, and then there are ensembles without any true leads.
It's a testament to Ian McShane's performance in "Deadwood" that it's impossible to believe he sang on the London stage as the lead in "The Witches of Eastwick."
Prior to having "Arrested Development" picked up for renewal, co-star Jason Bateman saw his weekly ratings battle as a war of a different nature and shared his daily nighttime obsessions with Daily…
Before landing a lead role on the racy cable hit "Nip/Tuck," Julian McMahon kicked around primetime as an investigator on the NBC drama "Profiler" and a demon on the WB series "Charmed."