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'Six Feet Under'

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'Six Feet Under'

'Six Feet Under'

'Six Feet Under'

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There's an old saying that goes like this: "There are no small parts, only small actors." Television writer Rick Cleveland knows that's just not true. He's written plenty of small parts, including one for a guy who dies of boredom during a bus tour on page three of the script. The actor who was cast had impressive credits in movies and on Broadway. Rick was embarrassed when they met.