Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan received a B.F.A. in film production from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. To make his meth-making drama realistic, Gilligan seeks guidance from chemists and former drug dealers.
Actor Will Arnett was recently nominated for an Emmy for his guest-starring role on 30 Rock. He has also acted in several movies, including Blades of Glory, Semi-Pro, Ratatouille and Hot Rod.
Ali Soufan testifies from behind a black curtain and a room divider to protect his identity in 2009, during a Senate hearing to examine the Bush administration's detention and interrogation program.
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Margo Martindale is Mags Bennett, a charmingly villainous moonshiner in the FX series Justified. For her performance, Martindale drew on her roots in East Texas and Kentucky. "It's all part of my makeup. It's something I really understand," she says.
Army Pfc. Brayden Panttaja, 23, of Moscow, Idaho, walks past a pile of burning garbage while descending from a hilltop observation post at Combat Outpost Monti in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on Tuesday.