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Bryan Cranston is best known for his roles in Breaking Bad, Seinfeld, Malcolm in the Middle, and Sneaky Pete. His performance on Breaking Bad earned him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series four times (2008, 2009, 2010, and 2014). In 2014, Cranston earned a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his portrayal of president Lyndon B. Johnson in the Broadway play All the Way, a role he reprised in HBO’s 2016 television film of the same name. In 2018, he received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Play for his portrayal of Howard Beale in Network at London's National Theatre, later winning his second Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for the same role on Broadway.
Wright has appeared in over 40 stage productions on and off Broadway. He began his acting career as a member of The People's Light and Theater Company. Wright also spent four years at the National Playwrights Conference and two summers at the Sundance Institute. On Broadway, he performed in A Taste of Honey. Some of the notable theaters in which he has appeared include the American Place Theater, Manhattan Theater Club, New York Theater Workshop, Actors Theater of Louisville, Center Stage, Yale Repertory Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Hartford Stage, and Theatre De La Jeune Lune.
John Cullum has worked on the stage for nearly half a century, playing leading roles in Broadway musicals as well as classical theater. His honors include two Tony Awards for Best Actor in a Musical, including Shenandoah (1975) and On the Twentieth Century (1978), winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for each. The stage has dominated Cullum’s career, having earned Tony nominations as Caldwell B. Cladwell in Urinetown (Best Actor in a Musical) and in the revival of 110 in the Shade opposite Audra McDonald (Best Featured Actor in a Musical). He is also a familiar presence on television, most recognizable as tavern owner Holling Vincoeur in the television drama series Northern Exposure, gaining an Emmy Award nomination (Best Supporting Actor in a Drama) as well as in TV shows including ER, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Mad Men. His films include The Prodigal, Sweet Country, Inherit the Wind, Held Up, and Blackwater Elegy. In 2007, Cullum was voted into the Theater Hall of Fame.
Lorraine Toussaint is a Trinidadian-American actress and producer. Toussaint began her career in theatre before supporting performances in films such as Breaking In, Dangerous Minds, and Hudson Hawk. As lead actress, she is best known for her role as Rene Jackson in the Lifetime TV series Any Day Now, from 1998 to 2002, and her recurring role as defense attorney Shambala Green in the NBC legal drama Law & Order. Toussaint later appeared as a regular cast member in the NBC police series Crossing Jordan and the TNT crime drama Saving Grace.
Perhaps best known for her breakthrough role as Maggie Seaver on the popular 1980s television sitcom Growing Pains, the seasoned actress-turned-director has worked extensively behind the camera as well on numerous series, including: Ally McBeal, Felicity, Judging Amy, and Boston Public. In front of the camera, she appeared on Magnum, P.I., The A-Team, and Hill Street Blues before stepping into the role of loving mother on Family Ties. More recent projects include playing Winona Ryder's distant mother in Girl, Interrupted, as well as the mother of Alison, the ambitious television producer Knocked Up by Seth Rogen, In 2009 Kerns wrote and directed the short The Gold Lunch.
Alfred Molina has appeared in over 200 film, television and stage productions. He first rose to prominence in the West End, earning a Laurence Olivier Award for Best Newcomer in a Play nomination for his performance in the production of Oklahoma! in 1980. He made his Broadway debut as Yvan in a production of Art from 1998 to 1999. His other Broadway roles include Tevye in the musical Fiddler on the Roof from 2004 to 2005 and Mark Rothko in the play Red from 2009 to 2010. For his portrayal of Robert Aldrich in the miniseries Feud (2017), he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award. He received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Frida (2002), and has also been nominated for an Independent Spirit Award, a British Independent Film Award, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, and four Tony Awards.
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