Story | Jul 1, 2011 | 3:10 PM
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Story | Mar 13, 2011Sam Chwat was a master of accents who taught Robert De Niro to talk like an Appalachian ex-convict, Olympia Dukakis to talk like a Holocaust survivor and Peter Boyle to talk like a bigot from the Deep South. A modern-day Henry Higgins, he also trained some actors to lose accents, helping Julia Roberts drop her native Georgia drawl and Tony Danza his distinctive Brooklynese. Chwat even turned his training on himself, muting his own "Noo Yawk" accent to prevent clients from miming the wrong cues.
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Story | Oct 5, 2011 | 1:44 PM
You still may not be sure how to pronounce, let alone spell, his last name, but thanks to such movie blockbusters as "The Hangover" and its recent sequel, along with very successful guest appearances on "Saturday Night Live," you probably know the...
Story | Nov 13, 2011