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Zosia Mamet, of HBO's Girls, Shares Her Summer Reading List

1 September 2012 12:00 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

On HBO's breakout hit Girls, Zosia Mamet's character Shoshanna was more likely to read a self-help book - and then talk incessantly about it - or take a trendy exercise class than sit down with a great American novel. But that's not the case in real life for the actress, 24, who tells People she and her bubbly, trend-obsessed character "are just literally the opposite human being." Mamet, the daughter of director and playwright David Mamet and actress Lindsay Crouse, is currently filming season 2 of the Emmy-nominated comedy in New York - the show is slated to return to HBO »

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Cinema Retro's Exclusive Interview With Bradford Dillman

31 March 2012 3:35 AM, PDT | | See recent CinemaRetro news »

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Bradford Dillman: A Compulsively Watchable Actor

By Harvey Chartrand

In a career that has spanned 43 years, Bradford Dillman accumulated more than 500 film and TV credits. The slim, handsome and patrician Dillman may have been the busiest actor in Hollywood during the late sixties and early seventies, working non-stop for years. In 1971 alone, Dillman starred in seven full-length feature films. And this protean output doesn’t include guest appearances on six TV shows that same year.

Yale-educated Dillman first drew good notices in the early 1950s on the Broadway stage and in live TV shows, such as Climax and Kraft Television Theatre. After making theatrical history playing Edmund Tyrone in the first-ever production of Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night in 1956, Dillman landed the role of blueblood psychopath Artie Straus in the crime-and-punishment thriller Compulsion (1959), for which he »

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