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Felicity Huffman found her 'American Crime' character through research — and Spanx

Felicity Huffman found her 'American Crime' character through research — and Spanx

Felicity Huffman returned for Season 2 of “American Crime,” the often gritty limited series from John Ridley, as part of what has become the show’s repertory company. And while her new character in the show, Leslie Graham, is substantially different in personality from Season 1’s Barb Hanlon, Huffman wanted a distinct change in their physical appearances too.

“What I tried to do with both seasons of ‘American Crime’ was give the audience the opportunity to cleanse their palate from the character I had before – whether it was Lynette in ‘Desperate Housewives’ or Barb,” she said in a visit to the Envelope’s...

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