actors

  • Cast member Juliette Binoche poses at a screening of "The 33" during AFI Fest 2015 in Hollywood, California November 9, 2015. The movie opens in the U.S. on November 13.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni - RTS68Y4
    November 12, 2015  

    Prolific performer Juliette Binoche is best known for her roles in movies such as “The English Patient” and “Chocolat.” But she’s also remained a dedicated theater actor, recently wrapping up a tour of “Antigone” that took her around Europe and the U.S. She speaks to Jeffrey Brown about what has moved and motivated her throughout her career, and what she’s still learning. Continue reading

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    November 4, 2015  

    Early on in his acting career, Jeff Daniels and his wife decided they would take a risk: leave New York and return to the small town of Chelsea, Michigan, to raise their family. There, the TV and movie star built a theater and his own company of actors and technicians, launching an apprenticeship program and commissions for new plays. Daniels gives Jeffrey Brown a tour of the unlikely arts mecca he calls home. Continue reading

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    August 27, 2015  

    Wendell Pierce is perhaps best known for his acting roles on “The Wire” and “Treme.” Lately, he’s taken on a different kind of role, as community rebuilder. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Pierce invested time, money and art into to bringing back the neighborhood where he grew up. Ten years later, Jeffrey Brown accompanies Pierce for a look at his home that has not only survived but thrived. Continue reading

  • Americans
    August 11, 2014   BY Larisa Epatko 

    Comedian and actor Robin Williams was found dead Monday morning at his Northern California home from an apparent suicide, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. He was 63. Continue reading

  • February 13, 2008  

    Members of the Writers Guild of America returned to work Wednesday, after voting to end a 100-day strike that left many out of work and TV shows in reruns. Michael Winship, president of the WGA-East, discusses the details of the agreement reached with the studios. Continue reading