Thursday, June 27, 2013

From LA Examiner: Katie Leclerc Talks 'Switched at Birth'; Tara Summers On Stage in L.A...

The first season and a half of ABC Family's Switched at Birth saw Daphne (Katie Leclerc) as a pretty well-adjusted teenager, effortlessly fitting into her new family while still maintaining all of her old relationships, too. She was strong and self-assured and knew how to fight what she thought was right, let alone what she wanted, as best evidenced by the take-over of Carlton. But now that she is living squarely under the Kennish roof, bonding deeper with Kathryn (Lea Thompson) on the tennis court and volunteering in John's (D.W. Moffett) political office, she is getting a taste of a slightly different world and with it may just come some more questioning. After all, she has already realized her politics and her biological father's don't line up, and Regina (Constance Marie) isn't really around to help her work through the issues. Instead, she's turning to a new friend, Jace (Matt Kane), and perhaps for the first time will be tested on just how strongly she knows herself and what she believes and how far she's willing to go for them... [MORE]

You probably best know Tara Summers from Boston Legal, Sons of Anarchy, Monday Mornings, and Ringer, but often-seen-on-television actress actually has deep roots in theater, having trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, as well as having studied at the National Theater Institute. Though she is about to grace the screen again with FOX's upcoming legal drama Rake, also starring Greg Kinnear, she is spending her summer in Los Angeles as a part of the American cast for Yes, Prime Minister... [MORE]

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