Who else would you suggest to Vanity Fair that they include? How about a couple of women of color?
Character Actors (Vanity Fair)
September 13, 2012 12:53 PMReply
For character actresses, Charlize Theron, Catherine Keener and Maggie Gyllenhaal immediately came to mind.
February 24, 2012 12:32 AMReply
Joan Cusack, Alfre Woodard, Sandra Oh, Allison Janey, Michelle Yeoh, Linda Hunt, Patricia Clarkson, Joan Allen, Laura Linney, Sharon Gless, Maggie Smith, Rosario Dawson, Diane Weist, Regina King, Martha Plimpton, Jane Lynch, Gabrielle Union, Veronica Cartwright, Illeana Douglas, S. Epatha Merkerson, Edie McCurg, Lauren Velez, Mary Jo Catlett, Betty White, Luch Liu, Sela Ward, Traci Thoms, Beth Grant, Lois Smith, Jennifer Lewis, Christine Baranski, Archie Punjabi, Frances McDormand, Judi Dench, Heather Matarazzo, Lainie Kazan, Conchata Ferrell, Kathy Bates, Kathy Baker, Elizabeth Pena, Amy Madigan, Mary Kay Place, Parker Posey, Fiona Shaw, Pamela Reed, Lynne Thigpen, CCH Pounder, the list goes on.Viola Davis has done a lot of character work, though I think of her as a lead.
February 22, 2012 11:01 AMReply
No Siobhan Fallon?!
February 22, 2012 10:41 AMReply
CCH Pounder and Loretta Devine immediately sprang to mind. We could probably scour the guest star lists of Grey's Anatomy and find a bazillion female character actors of all races, actually.
Sorry i missed you Melissa. Have another one soon!
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