Though it's conventional wisdom to divide actors into bigscreen and small-screen stars, there has always been overlap. For decades, mature thesps experiencing a decline in their film fortunes (think…
Michael Emerson calls it stillness, a trait he's developed as an actor that audiences are instinctively drawn to. Whether on Broadway or broadcast television -- where Emerson can be seen on ABC's…
Twenty years ago, television tested the waters of suddenly eliminating a major character in a popular series when Patrick Duffy's Bobby Ewing -- a staple of the infamous soap "Dallas" for nearly a…
Neil Patrick Harris is perfectly happy keeping his snappily dressed rascal Barney on the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" in the growth-free zone for the time being.
These actors have all been previously nominated and will once again be top contenders in their respective Emmy races.
If Charlie Brown had ever grown up and pursued a career in medicine, he might have become George O'Malley, the character who always seems to be having one "good grief" moment after another on ABC's…
Emmys 2006: The actor
Forest Whitaker still can't understand how he became the bad guy on last season's riveting cop drama "The Shield."
Denis Leary has been intrigued by firefighters his whole life. Playing Tommy Gavin of the New York Fire Dept. on FX's "Rescue Me," Leary pays his own warped homage to the men and women who risk their…
Dwight Schrute is cut from many cloths -- many comically shaped, weirdly fabricated, strange-to-the-touch cloths. The guy who dresses the part, actor Rainn Wilson of "The Office," is a pretty big fan…
For a network that has broken previous laffer droughts with proven, big-name comedy stars such as Bill Cosby, NBC found what seems like an unlikely sitcom savior in Jason Lee.