Where to see him: "A Serious Man" What he's done: Stuhlbarg has spent most of his career in theater both on and off-Broadway. He received a Drama Desk award and Tony nomination for "The Pillowman" in 2005 but has also worked in the indie film "Cold Souls." What he's playing: Stuhlbarg is sure to turn heads in Hollywood in the Coen brothers' latest film as a mild-mannered physics professor in 1967 dealing with his estranged wife, his problematic children and his deadbeat brother. Read: The Coens found Michael Stuhlbarg to be 'A Serious Man'
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