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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

After Tony Awards, will Sarah Paulson or Jeremy Strong join the Triple Crown of Acting club? by Tariq Khan

To date, there are 24 distinguished individuals (living and deceased) who have won competitive Oscar, Emmy and Tony Awards. The Triple Crown of Acting, as it’s known — see the list below…

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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Tony Awards rewind: 5 reasons why Idina Menzel (‘Wicked’) defied gravity to win Best Actress by Tariq Khan

It was a battle of the witches for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical 20 years ago. You might say that it was a “Wicked” one. Stephen Schwartz’s musical, which tells the back…

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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Tony Awards flashback: 5 reasons Daniel Radcliffe could have succeeded if he’d been nominated for ‘How to Succeed’ by Tariq Khan

It’s official. Onetime “Harry Potter” star Daniel Radcliffe is now a Tony winner, for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for “Merrily We Roll Along.” That must make him the pride …

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Monday, June 17, 2024

Tony Awards: Top 5 most shocked winners including Danya Taymor, Kecia Lewis … by Tariq Khan

The 77th Tony Awards gave those of us cuckoo for kudos the thing that we love most about show biz celebrations. Surprises. Throughout the course of the evening, the envelopes revealed a numb…

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021

5 reasons why Viola Davis (‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’) will win SAG Award for Best Actress by Tariq Khan

Last year’s Oscar race for Best Actress was over before it even started. Renee Zellweger became the instant frontrunner as soon as “Judy” premiered in the fall. She predictably swept a…

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Dear Glenn Close: 5 reasons why you’re this awards season’s biggest winner by Tariq Khan

Well, Glenn…I’m not even sure where to begin. I consider you to be one of the world’s greatest actresses. And I say that as someone who has been watching your dazzling work in film, te…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Oscar Best Actress battle: Isabelle Huppert (‘Elle’) v. Emma Stone (‘La La Land’) by Tariq Khan

Last year at this time, I was desperately trying to determine which major Oscar category was most likely to see an upset. My hunch? Best Supporting Actor. Like many derbyites, I questioned w…

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Best Actress Oscar battle: Five reasons why Natalie Portman (‘Jackie’) will win over Emma Stone (‘La La Land’) by Tariq Khan

When I made by early Oscar predictions here on Gold Derby, I enthusiastically placed Emma Stone as my number one choice for Best Actress in “La La Land.” I had yet to actually se…

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