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Video of the Day: 13 Character Actors Get Their Close-Up in Vanity Fair

Indiewire By Austin Dale | Indiewire February 28, 2012 at 12:26PM

Hollywood has no shortage of brilliant character actors whose faces you've seen over and over but whose names you can never quite recall. Some are indie rock stars who show up now and then in studio films with a scene or two, some are well-known for theater work, but most remain on-call, often typecast, alebit constantly working.
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SAM JONES Margo Martindale in "Thirteen Shady Characters"

Hollywood has no shortage of brilliant character actors whose faces you've seen over and over but whose names you can never quite recall. Some are indie rock stars who show up now and then in studio films with a scene or two, some are well-known for theater work, but most remain on-call, often typecast, albeit constantly working.

Luckily, Vanity Fair magazine called up thirteen of Hollywood's most notable character actors, put them in front to celebrity photographer Sam Jones' camera, and asked them to play out a scene. Needless to say, the results are pretty spectacular.

Click here to watch at Vanity Fair.

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