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She’s best known for playing neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler on “The Big Bang Theory,” but the award-winning actress has a rich life outside of her acting career, as a teacher, mother — and a real-life neuroscientist.“I Started Crying When I Realized How Beautiful the Universe Is” | People I (Mostly) Admire Ep. 2: Mayim Bialik|Steven D. Levitt|September 5, 2020|Freakonomics
The acting from the amazing ensemble cast is superb and Davies’ pitch-perfect casting displays a deep commitment to diversity.
Meghan had a successful acting career, primarily as a star of the cable series “Suits,” but Netflix said she doesn’t plan to return to performing.Prince Harry and Meghan have signed a wide-ranging Netflix production deal|radmarya|September 2, 2020|Fortune
Kling adds that Rahav—whose acting was “mature”—also expressed a level of naiveté that suited his character.Inside ‘Unorthodox’: How the Netflix series lined up its cast and costume design|radmarya|August 30, 2020|Fortune
Coel’s acting education came in the form of weekly performances at London cafés until the playwright Ché Walker encouraged her to sign up for drama school.
Even the hot Jewish women I mentioned above did something a bit more “intellectual” than pageantry: acting.Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is acting in every sense of the word—bringing an unevolved animal to life and making it utterly believable.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Acting legend talks about what role is closest to her heart.
To judge her acting abilities for yourself, check out her videos on YouTube for “Sex Shooter.”Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the History of ‘Purple Rain’|Jennie Yabroff|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But you know, I had only one other hero in my life acting and that was River [Phoenix].Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He did not once look back at her; his face seemed full of thought, his hands acting as it were mechanically.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
It is not surprising after this to learn that some children are slow in seizing the representative character of acting.
The same is true when children play at being Indians or what not: they are not "acting" in the theatrical sense of the word.
We should infer also from some of the early stage plays, that the "players" used the weed even when acting their parts.
This he did till an evil day when Aunty Rosa pounced upon him unawares and told him that he was "acting a lie."Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling