All posts tagged: actor

Shadow Spotlight: Maggie Gyllenhaal

4.22.19 Hey there! It feels pretty weird being back after a week away, but it’s good to be back because it’s time to get creativity back in the swing. As I promised this month’s Shadow Spotlight belongs to Maggie Gyllenhaal. When it comes to actors, I really don’t have a lot of words. It’s their work that speaks volumes and Gyllenhaal’s definitely speaks a lot. You should see her in HBO’s The Deuce as former prostitute now porn director, Eileen ‘Candy’ Merrell.  I have found two videos, the first describes her performances to a t…   Here’s a clip from season 1 of The Deuce episode 5 What Kind of Bad. Here is Method Man’s character Rodney, a pimp offering his services for Gyllenhaal’s Candy, who has no pimp. She just suffered a terrible beating from one of her clients and you can clearly see that she’s just fed up with the whole prostitute business, but finds interests in a new business venture. I just find Gyllenhaal’s work fascinating. Indeed like the narrator stated in …

Shadow Spotlight: Lee Pace

October 9 / 17 Hey everyone. Hope every one of you guys enjoyed your weekend, even though it was short for some of us. Lee Pace is this month’s Shadow Spotlight. Now, if you don’t recognize the name or face, you should remember him as Ned the Piemaker in ABC’s Pushing Daisies. Born in Chickasha, Oklahoma, Pace has graced the big and small screen for the past fifteen years. His breakout role was in the 2003 film Soldier’s Girl as Calpernia Addams, a transgender showgirl. He won a Gotham Award for Breakthrough Actor and was nominated for several other awards, including a Golden Globe Award. In 2004, Pace was in the short-lived television series, Wonderfalls, as Aaron Tyler. The show was co-created by Bryan Fuller. Fuller cast Pace in the lead role in the fantasy television series Pushing Daisies as Ned, which debuts in October 2007 till June 2009. Pace was nominated for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy, …