Christopher Denham is an American actor, film director, writer, and producer. He directed Home Movie (2008) and is best known for his role in Argo (2012)
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Andrew Ross Sorkin, Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System – and Themselves. Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo, Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty. Barry Eichengreen, Exorbitant Privilege: The Rise and Fall of the Dollar and the Future of the International Monetary System. Edward Glaeser, Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier. Margaret Heffernan, Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at Our Peril. Richard Rumelt, Good Strategy Bad Strategy: The Difference and Why It Matters.
He has a recurring role in the first season of Billions. He is set to appear in the fourth and final season of Rectify. He also appears as Jesse Custer's father in the AMC television series Preacher. He plays Andrew Madoff in HBO's The Wizard of Lies (2017). He starred in the third season of the ABC thriller Quantico as Felix Pillay. *
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Andrew Ross Sorkin, Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System—and Themselves. Jenny Uglow, A Gambling Man: Charles II and the Restoration. Richard Wrangham, Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human. Philip Hoare, Leviathan or, The Whale. Liaquat Ahamed, Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World. Ben Goldacre, Bad Science. David Grann, The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon. Richard Holmes, [[The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science]]. Manjit Kumar, Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality.
He is currently starring in Billions as Todd Krakow, Secretary of the Treasury. Strong was set to appear in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Dean Martin. However, his scenes were cut from the film. At 25, in the hopes of being the lead actor in his own film, Strong wrote a dark comedy about two men who kill an elderly man for his rent-controlled apartment. The film never materialized, but it sparked his desire to become a full-time writer. His first successful script was Recount, a film about the 2000 US Elections, produced by HBO and directed by Jay Roach. The film starred Kevin Spacey, Laura Dern, Denis Leary, John Hurt and Tom Wilkinson and premiered on May 25, 2008.
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Flowers's role in the crisis was portrayed by Michael O'Keefe in the 2011 HBO film Too Big to Fail. In September 2008, Flowers also purchased the First National Bank of Cainesville, a regional bank in Missouri, renaming it Flowers National Bank. Flowers sold the bank to Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri in 2016. In June 2014, Flowers completed the first public listing of a British bank on the London Stock Exchange’s main market for more than a decade when he floated U.K. bank OneSavings Bank (OSB), a small business and mortgage lender he bought into in 2010.
Terry Kinney (born January 29, 1954) is an American actor and theatre director, and is a founding member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, with Laurie Metcalf, Gary Sinise, and Jeff Perry. Kinney is best known for his role as Emerald City creator Tim McManus on HBO's prison drama Oz.
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Ayad Akhtar (born October 28, 1970) is an American-born playwright, novelist, and screenwriter of Pakistani heritage who received the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. His work has received two Tony Award nominations for Best Play and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Akhtar's writing covers various themes including the American-Muslim experience, religion and economics, immigration, and identity. In 2015, The Economist wrote that Akhtar's tales of assimilation "are as essential today as the work of Saul Bellow, James Farrell, and Vladimir Nabokov were in the 20th century in capturing the drama of the immigrant experience."
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The 29th GLAAD Media Awards was the 2018 annual presentation of the GLAAD Media Awards, presented by GLAAD honoring the 2017 media season. The awards honor films, television shows, musicians and works of journalism that fairly and accurately represent the LGBT community and issues relevant to the community. GLAAD announced over 100 nominees in 21 English-language categories in January 2018. Some of the awards were presented in Los Angeles on April 12, 2018 and the remaining awards were presented in New York City on May 5, 2018. The Outstanding Kids & Family Programming Award category was introduced for the first time in this ceremony.
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Jeremiah O'Connell (born February 17, 1974) is an American actor, voice actor, director and talk show host known for his roles as Quinn Mallory in the television series Sliders, Andrew Clements in My Secret Identity, Vern Tessio in the film Stand by Me (1986), Joe in Joe's Apartment (1996), Frank Cushman in Jerry Maguire (1996), Derek in Scream 2 (1997), Charlie Carbone in Kangaroo Jack (2003), and Detective Woody Hoyt on the drama Crossing Jordan. He starred as Pete Kaczmarek in the CBS series The Defenders, until its cancellation in 2011. He also had a starring role in the comedy horror film Piranha 3D (2010).
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Too Big to Fail (book). Too Big to Fail (film). Who is Too Big to Fail?: Does Title II of the Dodd–Frank Act Enshrine Taxpayer Funded Bailouts?: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, May 15, 2013. Who Is Too Big To Fail: Are Large Financial Institutions Immune from Federal Prosecution?: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Financial Services, U.S. House Of Representatives, One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, First Session, May 22, 2013. Federal Reserve - List of Banks with Assets Greater than $10 billion.
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The 30th GLAAD Media Awards is the 2019 annual presentation of the GLAAD Media Awards, presented by GLAAD honoring the 2018 media season. The awards honor films, television shows, musicians and works of journalism that fairly, accurately and inclusively represent the LGBT community and issues relevant to the community. GLAAD announced the 151 nominees split across 27 categories on January 25, 2019 in Park City, Utah. Some of the awards were presented in Los Angeles on March 28, 2019 and the remaining awards were presented in New York City on May 4, 2019.
Katherine Whitton Baker (born June 8, 1950) is an American actress. Baker began her career in theatre and made her screen debut in the 1983 drama film, The Right Stuff. She received the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress and an Independent Spirit Award nomination for her performance in Street Smart (1987). Baker also has appeared in over 50 films, including Jacknife (1989), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Cider House Rules (1999), Cold Mountain (2003), Nine Lives (2005), The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), Last Chance Harvey (2008), Take Shelter (2011), Saving Mr. Banks (2013) and The Age of Adaline (2015).
In 2016 it signed an exclusive licensing agreement with CBS, providing Stan with the exclusive licence to Showtime series such as Ray Donovan, Dexter and Billions, as well as CBS series including Madam Secretary, Elementary and Under The Dome. Stan is also commissioning its joint owner, the Nine Network, to produce original Australian drama series exclusive to the service and has approached ABC and SBS on the possibility of co-producing shows and films.
Jonathan Freeman (born February 5, 1950) is an American actor, voice actor, singer and puppeteer, known for puppetering and voicing Tito Swing in Shining Time Station and for voicing Jafar in Disney's Aladdin franchise, as well as the Kingdom Hearts franchise and the 2011 Aladdin musical.
He played Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit in the television movie Too Big to Fail, which was broadcast in the United States on HBO. He appeared as an auctioneer on 2 Broke Girls in September 2012, and as the president of India in G.I. Joe: Retaliation in 2013. He also appears in the video game Far Cry 4. In 2007, Ajay was cast as an ad campaign spokesman for Fiber One brand products. *
Arianda co-stars in the Amazon Studios legal series Goliath, first released in 2016, as well as in the third and fourth series of Billions. * Nina Arianda at the Internet Off-Broadway Database. Nina Arianda, Playbill Vault. Nina Arianda, Playbill Vault.
Susan Misner (born February 8, 1971) is an American dancer, and television and film actress. She has appeared in a number of TV series as a guest star, as well as several recurring roles.
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The 8th Critics' Choice Television Awards, presented by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA), honoring the best in primetime television programming from 2017, was held on January 11, 2018 at the Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport in Santa Monica, California. It was broadcast on The CW and hosted by Olivia Munn.
John Heard Jr. (March 7, 1946 – July 21, 2017) was an American film and television actor. He had lead roles in several films, including Deceived, Chilly Scenes of Winter, Heart Beat, Cutter's Way, Cat People, and C.H.U.D., as well as supporting roles in After Hours, Big, Beaches, Awakenings, Rambling Rose, The Pelican Brief, My Fellow Americans, Snake Eyes, and Animal Factory. He also played Peter McCallister, the father of protagonist Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) in Home Alone and its sequel Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, as well as George in Sharknado. Heard was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1999 for guest starring on The Sopranos.
In 2017, he guest starred as Craig Heidecker, an innovative young tech billionaire, in multiple episodes of Showtime's Billions. In 2018, Wolk guessed-starred as FBI Special Agent Jeff Clayton in the Amazon's drama series Goliath. Wolk starred in the CBS psychological thriller Tell Me a Story, anthology series that gives classic fairy tales a modern horror spin. In late-2018 he was cast in a recurring role on the series Watchmen, based on the DC Comics limited series of the same name. The show debuted on HBO on October 20, 2019. Wolk is on the Board of Directors of the Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation.
Amy Lynn Carlson (born July 7, 1968) is an American television actress, known for her roles as Linda Reagan in the CBS police procedural Blue Bloods, as Alex Taylor on the NBC drama Third Watch, and Josie Watts in the NBC daytime soap opera Another World.
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Daniel G. Hedaya (born July 24, 1940) is an American actor. He established himself as a supporting actor, often playing sleazy villains or wisecracking supporting characters.
Too Big to Fail (2011, TV Movie) - Dan Jester. Elevator (2012) - George Axelrod. The Dictator (2012) - Homeless Man. Tuna (2013) - Wes. Psych (2013, TV Series) - Leo Quinn. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) - Retirement Home Administrator. The Cobbler (2014) - Mr. Slick. Blue Bloods (2016, TV Series) - Show Writer Klein. Humor Me (2018) - Zimmerman. The Goldfinch (2019) - Dave (Theo's Psychiatrist). The Big Knife (2013). The Front Page (2016-2017). Junk (2017-2018). Joey Slotnick on The Interview Show.
Scott E. Cohen (born December 19, 1961) is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Wolf in the 2000 NBC miniseries The 10th Kingdom, his performance as detective Steve Thomas in Perfect Murder, Perfect Town, his recurring role as Lorelai Gilmore's love interest Max Medina on the WB series Gilmore Girls, and his role as Josh in the indie romantic flick Kissing Jessica Stein.