TITLE

JASON LEE 'MY NAME IS EARL'

AUTHOR(S)
Frankel, Daniel
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/9/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 49, pA4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the nomination of Jason Lee for best leading actor Emmy Award for playing the role of Earl in the television series, "My Name Is Earl." The sitcom bravely ventures on touchy issues such as homosexuality, the disabled, infidelity, biracial marriage, and illegal immigration. Lee knew that the sitcom could get away with these if its underlying themes of redemption and humanity rang true. INSET: Sound bites.
ACCESSION #
21140743

 

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