‘Ratched’ star and Ryan Murphy favorite Finn Wittrock can trace his flourishing career back to the Berkshires

Finn Wittrock jokes that he was raised with the sounds of “iambic pentameter ringing in my ears.” And indeed, theater first cast its spell on the Lenox native as a kid coming of age amid the hustle and bustle of the world-renowned Shakespeare & Company. Now 35, the actor who stars in the upcoming Ryan Murphy-produced series “Ratched” credits his youth spent in the Berkshires as the time when he caught the acting bug.

Wittrock’s father, Peter, worked as an actor and teacher at the company, and his mother, Kate Crowley, ran the education department. Though the Wittrocks moved to Chicago when Finn was 6, and later to Los Angeles, they returned every summer to Lenox. Until he was 16, Wittrock and his gaggle of friends — the children of company members — played in the woods, engaged in sword fights with sticks, sometimes trod the boards in small roles,

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Ryan Fitzpatrick’s remarkable career continues with another start vs. Patriots Sunday

‘“It’s not something I take for granted. It’s why I love the game so much. I’m honored and I’m really excited to be able to lead this team out there on Sunday.”’

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick probably will never hear his name in the conversation for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But he has had one of the more remarkable NFL careers of the past two decades.

Fitzpatrick is the rare seventh-round pick who made it 16 seasons, yet he has never quite “made it.” He is the only quarterback to throw a touchdown pass for eight different teams. And in 15 NFL seasons, he has not played in a single playoff game. Fitzpatrick’s record as a starter is 55-83-1, for a 39.9 winning percentage.

But it’s hard not to love Fitzpatrick. He’s “The Amish Rifle,” a gunslinger with a long beard and a penchant for interceptions. His career

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Ryan Reynolds Responds To ‘Frenemy’ Hugh Jackman’s Emmy Nomination In The Best Way


Updated 29/07/20: Ryan Reynolds has semi-congratulated his ‘frenemy’ Hugh Jackman following his 2020 Emmy award nomination.

On Tuesday July 28, the Greatest Showman actor received a nomination for his role in HBO’s Bad Education and Reynolds celebrated his pal’s industry recognition by sending him a video.

‘Buddy! Congratulations,’ Reynolds says in the clip. ‘You just got an Emmy nomination, that’s crazy. Not ‘cause you don’t deserve it but…well?’

Jackman shared the video of Reynolds on his Twitter account, adding that the father-of-three looked ‘a bit green’, presumably with envy.

Hours prior, Jackman masterfully took the opportunity to make a dig at Reynolds after news of his nomination broke.

‘It’s a good way to wake up! I feel really good,’ the actor told E! News following the nomination. ‘I’m thrilled the film got nominated. Good day in our house.

‘Lots of texts from everyone I know, nothing from

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