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2009-06-13 03:28:10 PM
SmackLT: Also agree with the author of the article saying that McGinley should have several Emmys sitting on his shelf.

He played the killer in the TV movie version of Dean Koontz's "Intensity". Outstanding job; absolutely outstanding.

98K514: No Christopher Meloni? It's not his fault Neal Baer has turned the show into Law and Order: Olivia Benson Saves the World. Or that the writing sucks mightly because of it.

Frankly, I prefer the non-Olivia/Eliot episodes myself. I was kinda hoping that NBC would tell the two of them to take a hike when they asked for a salary bump.
 
2009-06-13 03:32:36 PM
i172.photobucket.com
 
2009-06-13 03:34:37 PM
Brxa: I love MCginley on Scrubs, but doesn't it seem like he always plays the same character? Kind of a loud, sarcastic, jackass type.

Been on fark for a while? What would you say you DO here?

/i.e.: NO
 
2009-06-13 03:36:44 PM
JosephFinn: sickb0y: Wood Harris

I have to agree; Idris Elba was so freaaking good that Wood Harris was unfortunately overshadowed. But wow, he was good. What is it, end of second or first season when he gets s light sentence and just smirks at the McNulty crew? Fantastic performance right there.


At least Elba and Harris consistently get work in mainstream projects. I haven't seen Michael K. Williams in anything since Omar died.

His imdb has his last roles as "Harlem Bystander" in the Hulk and a hood of the week in an episode of CSI New York. It's a damn shame
 
2009-06-13 03:38:39 PM
Mathew Fox is a horrible actor. Horrible.

My number 1 would be Michael Imperioli.
 
2009-06-13 03:40:55 PM
DamnYankees: RevMercutio: I'd drop Lowe for John Glover, but Glover's been underappreciated for 30 years.

/in before Michael Hogan's son-in-law?

Who the hell is John Glover?

*checks*

Smallville? I wasn't aware that show had any good actors.


You shut your whore mouth.
 
2009-06-13 03:44:40 PM
Oh, yeah, Charlie's performance in "Hundred Dollar Baby" (from Always sunny in Philadephia), should have won every award that it qualified for, and even a few others.
 
2009-06-13 03:48:12 PM
John Glover MADE the show "Brimstone". It was superb; another that the critics loved but the viewers hated.

/Lori Petty never did much for me though, except make my skin crawl whenever she spoke.
 
2009-06-13 03:48:54 PM
James Spader in Boston Legal or GTFO.
 
2009-06-13 03:51:42 PM
2.bp.blogspot.com

Mmm, Jenna Fischer. I would penis her vagina repeatedly.

/as hot as she is
 
2009-06-13 03:57:51 PM
I totally agree with the choice of John McGinley.

He owns that role.

Hell, in everything I've seen him in, he's never once struck me as 'acting'. He takes the roles so completely, invests himself into them so perfectly, that you honestly believe he is just playing himself on screen, no matter how different the characters are.
 
2009-06-13 03:59:00 PM
Lee451: John Glover MADE the show "Brimstone". It was superb; another that the critics loved but the viewers hated.

Best devil evar!
 
2009-06-13 03:59:05 PM
i.cdn.turner.com

really?
 
2009-06-13 04:00:24 PM
FTFA2. Jessica Walter (Lucille Bluth on Arrested Development)

Her? Yes, her. The single funniest female character in TV history. There's really no one who even comes close.


O'RLY?
of the top of my head...
myhero.com

thinkpeace.files.wordpress.com

www.ugo.com

www.seinfeld-fan.net

hoyestoyraro.files.wordpress.com
 
2009-06-13 04:01:56 PM
Madbassist1: O'RLY?
of the top of my head...


Are you 70 years old or something?
 
2009-06-13 04:03:59 PM
Tony Stark:
At least Elba and Harris consistently get work in mainstream projects. I haven't seen Michael K. Williams in anything since Omar died.

His imdb has his last roles as "Harlem Bystander" in the Hulk and a hood of the week in an episode of CSI New York. It's a damn shame


I believe he is in the upcoming adaptation of the Road, which I have been waiting for since it was supposed to be released, last November. Also, he seems to have a recurring role on the new James Purefoy show,"The Philanthropist" , which considering is NBC could be hit or more likely miss. (Purefoy, I would argue, could belong on that list as well, but with such great, extensive casts, I understand the difficulty of picking one from such shows as the Wire, Rome and Deadwood)

Speaking of NBC, I was really disappointed with the first few episodes of Kings, even though the concept is novel and Ian McShane is effing brilliant. If only that show were made for HBO. Did someone say they are bringing it back on the air? Just to finish the season, I imagine.
 
2009-06-13 04:04:18 PM
John Glover in Smallville was really that shows pleasant surprise.
 
2009-06-13 04:08:39 PM
DamnYankees: That choice for #1 was obvious.

Yep. The man needs more work, seriously.
 
2009-06-13 04:09:59 PM
DamnYankees: Madbassist1: O'RLY?
of the top of my head...

Are you 70 years old or something?


Nope but when you use the phrase "best in history" its good to have a memory longer than 10 minutes.
 
2009-06-13 04:10:39 PM
Madbassist1: Nope but when you use the phrase "best in history" its good to have a memory longer than 10 minutes.

How is the mom from Happy Days even in the discussion?
 
2009-06-13 04:14:41 PM
DamnYankees: Madbassist1: Nope but when you use the phrase "best in history" its good to have a memory longer than 10 minutes.

How is the mom from Happy Days even in the discussion?


she's funny. Not the funniest, granted, but funny. My point, as I see you've missed it, is that it's not a good idea to speak in absolutes about subjective material. Marion Ross' ability as a comedic actress is secondary...

...you're right though she really don't belong.
 
2009-06-13 04:17:32 PM
Madbassist1: My point, as I see you've missed it, is that it's not a good idea to speak in absolutes about subjective material.

Isn't it implied that any list like this is just the opinion of that one guy? Don't get too worked up over it.
 
2009-06-13 04:17:35 PM
I was impressed that an actor can go from one of the first real gay shows to acting in the states...

www.sofacinema.co.uk

Aiden Gillen front and center...

/the real queer as folk - not the cheap half-assed spin off on showtime
 
2009-06-13 04:19:41 PM
How about Will Ferrell? I know a LOT of folks who don't appreciate him. Including me.
 
2009-06-13 04:19:44 PM
DamnYankees: Madbassist1: O'RLY?
of the top of my head...

Are you 70 years old or something?


Is Betty White gonna have to choke a biatch?
 
2009-06-13 04:29:05 PM
98K514:

Is Betty White gonna have to choke a biatch?


QFT
 
2009-06-13 04:29:49 PM
Mr. Titanium: How about Will Ferrell? I know a LOT of folks who don't appreciate him. Including me.

Ha. Ha-ha. Good one.
 
2009-06-13 04:30:55 PM
spiderland: James Spader in Boston Legal or GTFO.

Totally. But he also owes the character success to excellent writing.
 
2009-06-13 04:38:57 PM
I want to play doctor with Dr. Cox.
 
2009-06-13 05:22:54 PM
98K514: No Christopher Meloni? It's not his fault Neal Baer has turned the show into Law and Order: Olivia Benson Saves the World. Or that the writing sucks mightly because of it.


This.
 
2009-06-13 05:26:09 PM
www.watchingbsg.com

www.skyone.co.uk

Agreed.
 
2009-06-13 06:06:07 PM
I've never even seen Scrubs but in Office Space when Lumbergh disagreed about Peter being a "straight shooter" and John McGinley got up about to his his ass and the other Bob had to restrain him was farking hilarious.
 
2009-06-13 06:06:49 PM
i slept with Gaius Baltar and all I got was herpes.
 
2009-06-13 06:26:11 PM
pacified: i slept with Gaius Baltar and all I got was herpes.

wait wait wait you also got a friggin t-shirt informing everyone of the event.
 
2009-06-13 07:13:50 PM
pacified: i slept with Gaius Baltar and all I got was herpes.


Space herpes?
 
2009-06-13 07:16:42 PM
Came for Michael Hogan and James Callis, left satisfied.
 
2009-06-13 07:53:49 PM
JosephFinn: But going back to #1; McGinley when he has to deal with the rabies epidemic. Sheesh, I SOBBED at that. Cox is such a jerk at times, but he cares so, much.

Who didn't cry when that happened seriously?
 
2009-06-13 08:08:56 PM
DamnYankees 2009-06-13 04:10:39 PM
Madbassist1: Nope but when you use the phrase "best in history" its good to have a memory longer than 10 minutes.

How is the mom from Happy Days even in the discussion?


Yup. And I know Im in the minority here but I don't love Lucy,
I dispise her and her piss-poor excuse for comedy.
 
2009-06-13 08:19:51 PM
I second the call for Stephen Root.
 
2009-06-13 09:21:09 PM
Mary McCormack (as Mary Shannon) on In Plain Sight.
 
2009-06-13 09:28:50 PM
Brxa: I love MCginley on Scrubs, but doesn't it seem like he always plays the same character? Kind of a loud, sarcastic, jackass type.

Um...

www.hotflick.net

About that...
 
2009-06-13 10:51:11 PM
Every character from The Wire.

Chris Merloni as well.

Pretty much everyone from the OZ - Wire - Lost - Law and Order roulette.
 
2009-06-13 11:07:30 PM
Tony Stark: At least Elba and Harris consistently get work in mainstream projects. I haven't seen Michael K. Williams in anything since Omar died.

His imdb has his last roles as "Harlem Bystander" in the Hulk and a hood of the week in an episode of CSI New York. It's a damn shame


He also had a small part in Gone Baby Gone -- I remember seeing him in the background of one scene, and thinking "Hey, is that Omar?" Then later he had some lines, and a closeup, and I thought "Holy crap, that scar's real!"
 
2009-06-13 11:26:17 PM
Summoner101: Brxa: I love MCginley on Scrubs, but doesn't it seem like he always plays the same character? Kind of a loud, sarcastic, jackass type.

Um...



About that...


Don't forget Surviving the Game.

/Don't ever steal my kill.
//Speaking of Surviving the Game, Charles S Dutton's done some nice tv work as well.
 
2009-06-13 11:30:28 PM
John C. McGinley is awesome. That is all.
 
2009-06-13 11:36:21 PM
DamnYankees: Rannuci: No love for Stephen Root?

Newsradio was in the 90s.


Stephen Root's performance was good enough to transcend time.
 
2009-06-13 11:46:59 PM
Rannuci: No love for Stephen Root?
DamnYankees: Newsradio was in the 90s.
Crudbucket:Stephen Root's performance was good enough to transcend time.


Well said, Crudbucket. Actually, I was thinking of the final two seasons of "The West Wing," the final nine seasons of "King of the Hill," and every thing else he's been in this decade.
 
2009-06-14 12:08:13 AM
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2009-06-14 12:09:22 AM
Rannuci: Rannuci: No love for Stephen Root?
DamnYankees: Newsradio was in the 90s.
Crudbucket:Stephen Root's performance was good enough to transcend time.

Well said, Crudbucket. Actually, I was thinking of the final two seasons of "The West Wing," the final nine seasons of "King of the Hill," and every thing else he's been in this decade.


Ha, I had to pause and think what he did on The West Wing. I guess it took a moment because Alan Alda's story arc was so clearly second tier to Jimmy Smits'.
 
2009-06-14 12:24:06 AM
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