Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) urges ballerina Nina (Natalie Portman) to lose herself in her role in Darren Aronofsky's psychological thriller Black Swan. Niko Tavernise via Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Actor Vincent Cassel: A Good Guy Who Plays Villains

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Natalie Portman plays Nina, a ballerina dancing the roles of both the White Swan and the Black Swan, in Darren Aronofsky's psychological horror film Black Swan. Niko Tavernise via Fox Searchlight hide caption

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To Become A 'Black Swan,' Portman Had To Go Dark

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Anne Hathaway at the premiere of Love and Other Drugs. She co-stars in the romantic drama alongside Jake Gyllenhaal. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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Anne Hathaway: From Princesses To Passion

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Leslie Nielsen played Lt. Frank Drebin in the television comedy Police Squad! which later led to starring roles in the Naked Gun franchise. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Surely, Fresh Air Remembers Leslie Nielsen

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'A Billion Chinese' Describes Environmental Perils

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'Go, Science!'

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Where's The Diversity Among Oscar Hopefuls?

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Many Americans Will Spend Holidays Homeless

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'Blackfire' Siblings Rock It Out

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Diverse Family Inspires Comedian To 'Laugh Out Loud'

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Guess Who's Coming To (Thanksgiving) Dinner?

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Thanksgiving Origins: More Than Just 'Turkey Day'

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Food Banks Fill In The Gap On Thanksgiving

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Ellene Montagne decided at 10 she wanted to be a pilot. She's pictured here in 1947 near Fort Belvoir, Va., where she learned how to fly at a local airport. Courtesy of Michael Montagne hide caption

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Radio Host's Mom Recounts Nebraska Childhood

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