- Culture & Trends
The New Wave of Great Character Actors
While there may be a shortage of matinee idols, we're in a golden age of supporting players—those gritty, versatile actors whose work in popcorn movies, art-house flicks, and premium-cable shows is unforgettable (even if you can't remember their names.)
Droopy-eyed dopes, cold-blooded murderers, well-meaning cops.
You know him best as: The sheriff's deputy in No Country for Old Men; the na´ve grandfather on Raising Hope.
You'll see him soon in: Cogan's Trade, a mobster movie set in the seventies, and Looper, a mobster movie set in 2042.