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Actor Michelle Yeoh wants to change the way we think of superheroes

When Yeoh first read the script for Everything Everywhere All at Once, she gave a big sigh of relief: Finally, here was a film that put a middle-aged mother in the role of action hero. She spoke with Tonya Mosley about her path from dancer to martial artist to leading lady, as well as joining the boys' club of stunt work.

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From the Archives: Actor and David Mamet Collaborator William H. Macy.

Actor and Theater Director, William H. Macy. A member of Playwright David Mamet's circle of theater innovators, Macy has starred In most Mamet films. Currently he's starred In the new film "Magnolia." He also has a reoccurring role on the TV show "Sportsnight." Macy co-founded the Atlantic Theater Company, an ensemble which performs mainly original works by American writers. Members of the company wrote "A Practical Handbook For The Actor", from notes taken during acting workshops led by Mr. Macy. (REBROADCAST from 5/28/93)

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From the Archives: Stage Actress and Acting Teacher Uta Hagen.

Stage actress and acting teacher Uta Hagen. She's taught acting for more than 40 years. She is considered one of the most important acting teachers in America. This Sunday, she will receive a lifetime achievement Tony award. She taught such actors as Jason Robards, Jack Lemmon, Sigourney Weaver, Matthew Broderick and the late Geraldine Page. Her first book about acting, "Respect for Acting" was published in 1973 and is still in print.

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