Our favorite celebrity portraits from 2022

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2022... What a year — actually, a tremendous year — where we got to engage with a talented pool of photographers worldwide to create some inspiring and engaging celebrity portrait photography.

Among the hundreds and hundreds of portraits we got the opportunity to produce, I’ve collected a few of memorable ones that moved, delighted and made us pause. Some of these photos have not been previously published.

I am extremely honored to have worked with our small team of entertainment photo editors— Brandon Choe, Calvin B. Alagot and Jacob Moscovitch as we produced, photo directed and curated toward a new vision for entertainment photography at The Los Angeles Times. It was a meaningful experience, day after day, as we were reminded of why we love photography so much.

Onward, Kate Kuo

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Bill Nighy by Craig Fleming

LONDON - DECEMBER 19, 2022: Bill Nighy photographed at the Ham Yard Hotel.
LONDON, UK - DECEMBER 19, 2022: Bill Nighy photographed at the Ham Yard Hotel.
(Craig Fleming / For The Times)

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Judd Hirsch by David Billet

Actor Judd Hirsch photographed at Linwood Dunn Theater for role in Steven Speilberg's 2022 film "The Fabelmans."
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 11, 2022 - Actor Judd Hirsch, who starred in 2022’s “The Fabelmans,” photographed at Linwood Dunn Theater.
(David Billet / For The Times)

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Nafessa Williams by Aaron DuRall

Actor, Nafessa Williams,
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 10, 2022: Actor Nafessa Williams photographed at Park Lane NY promoting the the upcoming film, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”
(Aaron DuRall / For The Times)

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Viola Davis by Oye Diran

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 09, 2022: "The Woman King" star Viola Davis.
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 09, 2022: “The Woman King” star Viola Davis.
(Oye Diran / For The Times)

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Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan by Evan Mulling

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20, 2022: Actors Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan.
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20, 2022: Actors Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan.
(Evan Mulling / For The Times)

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Aubrey Plaza by Maiwenn Raoult

Aubrey Plaza
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19, 2022: “The White Lotus” actor Aubrey Plaza.
(Maiwenn Raoult / For The Times)

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Barry Keoghan by Charlie Gates

Barry Keoghan is photographed for the Envelope in London, UK on November 16, 2022.
LONDON, UK - NOVEMBER 16, 2022: Barry Keoghan from “The Banshees of Inisherin.”
(Charlie Gates / For The Times)

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Emily Blunt by Evelyn Freja

Emily Blunt poses
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07, 2022: Emily Blunt poses for a portrait against a mirror in the Crosby Hotel.
(Evelyn Freja / For The Times)

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Sadie Sink by Victor Llorente

Sadie Sink photographed for the Envelope in New York, NY on November 7, 2022.
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07, 2022: Actor Sadie Sink, who stars in Netflix’s “Stranger Things” and the film “ The Whale.”
(Victor Llorente / For The Times)

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Stephanie Hsu by Tracy Nguyen

Woman lounging on a couch
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 07, 2022: Stephanie Hsu photographed at Shelter PR Offices.
(Tracy Nguyen / For The Times)

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Taylor Russell by Elizabeth Weinberg

"Bones and All” actor Taylor Russell photographed at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 05, 2022: “Bones and All” actor Taylor Russell photographed at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills.
(Elizabeth Weinberg / For The Times)

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Ayo Edebiri by Richie Ramirez Jr.

Ayo Edebiri photographed for the Envelope in New York, NY on November 4, 2022.
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(Richie Ramirez Jr. / For The Times)

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Michael Imperioli by Peter Fisher

Portrait of actor Michael Imperioli in his Manhattan apartment.
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02, 2022: “The White Lotus” actor Michael Imperioli in his Manhattan apartment.
(Peter Fisher / For The Times)
Portrait of actor Michael Imperioli in his Manhattan apartment.
(Peter Fisher / For The Times)

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Tenoch Huerta by Irvin Rivera

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 29, 2022: Actor Tenoch Huerta from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”
(Irvin Rivera / For The Times)

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Michelle Yeoh by Jessica Chou

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 18, 2022: Michelle Yeoh, star of "Everything Everywhere All at Once."
(Jessica Chou / For The Times)
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Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain by Evan Mulling

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14, 2022: Eddie Redmayne and Jessica Chastain from the Netflix film “The Good Nurse.”
(Evan Mulling / For The Times)

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Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson by Justin Jun Lee

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 14, 2022: Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson from “The Banshees of Inisherin.”
(Justin Jun Lee / For The Times)

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Lainey Wilson by Libby Danforth

Lainey Wilson poses for a photo hours before playing a sold out show at Ascend Amphitheater.
NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 01, 2022: Country star Lainey Wilson poses for a photo hours before playing a sold-out show at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater.
(Libby Danforth / For The Times)
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Eve Hewson by Evelyn Freja

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16, 2022: Eve Hewson poses for a portrait in Central Park.
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16, 2022: Eve Hewson poses for a portrait in Central Park.
(Evelyn Freja / For The Times)
Eve Hewson poses for a portrait in Central Park on September 16, 2022.
(Evelyn Freja / For The Times)

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Matt Smith by Vincent Tullo

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16, 2022: “House of the Dragon” actor Matt Smith at the HBO offices in Manhattan.
(Vincent Tullo / For The Times)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16, 2022: Actor Matt Smith posing for a portrait at the HBO offices at Hudson Yards in Manhattan.
(Vincent Tullo / For The Times)
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Becky G by Amy Lombard

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16, 2022: Singer Becky G photographed at New York’s Civilian Hotel.
(Amy Lombard / For The Times)

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Andrew Watt by Annie Noelker

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 12, 2022: Andrew Watt at his studio.
(Annie Noelker / For The Times)

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Taylor Swift by Kent Nishimura

A woman
TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 09, 2022: Taylor Swift, director of “All Too Well: The Short Film” photographed at the L.A. Times photo studio during the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival.
(Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)
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Niecy Nash-Betts by Jason Armond

Niecy Nash-Betts poses for a portrait on the set of her show The Rookie: Fed.
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 31, 2022: Niecy Nash-Betts poses for a portrait on the set of her show “The Rookie: Feds.”
(Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)

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Wet Leg by Caity Krone

Rhian Teasdale (left) and Hester Chambers (right) of the indie rock duo Wet Leg outside Tail o' the Pup Hot Dog Stand.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 27, 2022: Rhian Teasdale, left, and Hester Chambers of the indie rock duo Wet Leg outside Tail o’ the Pup hot dog stand.
(Caity Krone / For The Times)
Rhian Teasdale (right) and Hester Chambers (left) of the indie rock duo Wet Leg
(Caity Krone / For The Times)

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Jennifer Hudson by Christina House

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 19, 2022: Jennifer Hudson
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 19, 2022: Jennifer Hudson
(Christina House / Los Angeles Times)

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Anthony Carrigan by Annie Noelker

Anthony Carrigan photographed at Santee Alley.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 19, 2022: Anthony Carrigan photographed at Santee Alley.
(Annie Noelker / For The Times)

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Rosalía by SeoJu Park

Rosalia
MEXICO CITY, MX - AUGUST 15, 2022: Rosalia is photographed right before her second show in Mexico City, part of her Motomami world tour.
(SeoJu Park / For The Times)

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Demi Lovato by James J. Robinson

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 11, 2022: Demi Lovato
(James J. Robinson / For The Times)

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J. Smith Cameron by Vincent Tullo

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 31, 2022: J. Smith Cameron posing for a posing for a portrait in her Manhattan apartment.
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 31, 2022: J. Smith Cameron posing for a posing for a portrait in her Manhattan apartment.
(Vincent Tullo / For The Times)

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Doechii by Dania Maxwell

Los Angeles, CA - Rap artist Doechii poses for portraits at Neuehouse Hollywood on Friday, July 29, 2022.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 29, 2022: Rap artist Doechii poses for portraits at Neuehouse Hollywood. She gained popularity in 2021 with the viral success of her song “Yucky Blucky Fruitcake” on TikTok, and in 2022 signed with Top Dawg Entertainment and Capitol Records.
(Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)

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Hannah Einbinder by Mariah Tauger

Portrait of comedian and actress Hannah Einbinder at Will Rogers State Beach.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 28, 2022: Portrait of comedian and actor Hannah Einbinder at Will Rogers State Beach.
(Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Portrait of comedian and actress Hannah Einbinder at Will Rogers State Beach on Thursday, July 28, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA.
(Mariah Tauger/Los Angeles Times)

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Bowen Yang by Peter Fisher

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 26, 2022: Bowen Yang photographed on the 11th floor garden of 30 Rock.
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 26, 2022: Bowen Yang photographed on the 11th floor garden of 30 Rock.
(Peter Fisher / For The Times)
Bowen Yang
(Peter Fisher/For The Times)

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Seth Rogen by Annie Noelker

Seth Rogen has just received his first Emmy nomination as an actor, for his role of the handyman in "Pam & Tommy."
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 20, 2022: Longtime comic actor-writer-producer Seth Rogen has just received his first Emmy nomination as an actor, for his role of the handyman in “Pam & Tommy.”
(Annie Noelker / For The Times)

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Toheeb Jimoh by Brandon Michael Young

Actor poses for a portrait
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 18, 2022: Toheeb Jimoh poses for a portrait at the London Hotel in Los Angeles.
(Brandon Michael Young / For The Times)

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Lee Jung-jae by Angella Choe

Lee Jung-Jae (LEE Chung-Jay), who plays "Gi-hun," photographed at Netflix's Raleigh Studios.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 15, 2022: Korean actor Lee Jung-Jae who plays “Gi-hun,” in Squid Game is photographed at Netflix’s Raleigh Studios.
(Angella Choe / For The Times)

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Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas by Victor Llorente

Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas pose for a portrait at the Loews Regency New York Hotel.
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14, 2022 - Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas pose for a portrait at the Loews Regency New York Hotel.
(Victor Llorente / For The Times)
Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas pose for a portrait at the Loews Regency New York Hotel.
(Victor Llorente/For The Times)

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Austin Butler by Whitten Sabbatini

Austin Butler, photographed on a set near Graceland (Elvis' home), poured everything he had into playing Elvis.
Memphis, TN - June 11, 2022: Austin Butler, photographed on a set near Graceland (Elvis’ home), poured everything he had into playing Elvis.
(Whitten Sabbatini / For The Times)

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Bowen Yang, Joel Kim Booster, Conrad Ricamora and Andrew Ahn by Justin J Wee

Bowen Yang, Joel Kim Booster, Conrad Ricamora and director Andrew Ahn of "Fire Island" photographed in a studio.
New York, NY - JUNE 3, 2022: Stars Bowen Yang, Joel Kim Booster, Conrad Ricamora and director Andrew Ahn of “Fire Island” photographed in a Brooklyn studio.
(Justin J Wee / For The Times)
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Lizzo by Kayla James

Lizzo, photographed at a private residence in Hollywood Hills.
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 3, 2022: Musical artist Lizzo, photographed at a private residence in Hollywood Hills, unveils her new reality TV show: “Watch Out For The Big Grrrls,” and her shapewear line, Yitty.
(Kayla James / For The Times)

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Renee Zellweger by Pat Martin

Renee Zellweger photographed for her role in "The Thing about Pam"
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 25, 2022 - Renee Zellweger photographed for her role in “The Thing about Pam,” based on a true story. The narrative follows a murderous suburban housewife.
(Pat Martin / For The Times)

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Adam Scott and Ben Stiller by Devin Oktar Yalkin

Portrait of Ben Stiller and Adam Scott at the London Hotel for "Severence," which Stiller directs and Scott stars. I
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 14, 2022: Ben Stiller and Adam Scott at the London Hotel for “Severence,” which Stiller directs and Scott stars.
(Devin Oktar Yalkin / For The Times)
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Benjamin Benne by Dania Maxwell

Benjamin Benne who wrote the play "Alma" poses for a portrait at Kirk Douglas Theatre.
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 10, 2022: Benjamin Benne, who wrote the play “Alma,” poses for a portrait at Kirk Douglas Theatre.
(Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times)

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John Waters by Genaro Molina

John Waters strikes an elegant form before a discussion and book signing for his first book of fiction, “Liarmouth."
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 10, 2022: John Waters strikes an elegant form before a discussion and book signing for his first book of fiction, “Liarmouth.”
(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

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Henry Winkler by Peter Fisher

Actor Henry Winkler photographed in his Brentwood home.
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 09, 2022: Actor Henry Winkler photographed in his Brentwood home. Winkler stars in HBO’s “Barry” as the acting teacher who has just discovered one of his students is a hired assassin.
(Peter Fisher / For The Times)
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Jabari Banks by Yuri Hasegawa

Actor Jabari Banks (plays Will), of the "Fresh Prince" remake drama series "Bel-Air" photographed on the Universal lot.
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05, 2022: Actor Jabari Banks of the “Fresh Prince” remake drama series “Bel-Air” is photographed on the Universal lot.
(Yuri Hasegawa / For The Times)

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Matt and Ross Duffer by Kovi Konowiecki

Matt and Ross Duffer, the creators of the sci-fi Netflix series "Stranger Things," are photographed at the Netflix offices.
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 03, 2022: Matt and Ross Duffer, the creators of the sci-fi Netflix series “Stranger Things,” are photographed at the Netflix offices.
(Kovi Konowiecki / For The Times)
Matt and Ross Duffer, the creators of the sci-fi Netflix series "Stranger Things," are photographed at the Netflix offices.
(Kovi Konowiecki / For The Times)

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Imogen Poots by Erik Tanner

Imogen Poots photographed in the photographer Erik Tanner's Brooklyn studio.
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 29, 2022 - Imogen Poots is photographed in the photographer Erik Tanner’s Brooklyn studio. Poots stars in “Outer Range,” which involves supernatural elements out on the Wyoming ranch land.
(Erik Tanner / For The Times)
Imogen Poots photographed in the photographer Erik Tanner's Brooklyn studio.
(Erik Tanner / For The Times)

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Christina Ricci by Elizabeth Weinberg

One-time child actress Christina Ricci, photographed at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
LOS ANGELES, CA 2022 - APRIL 23, 2022: Christina Ricci, photographed at the Beverly Hilton hotel, now stars as Misty in the drama-mystery series “Yellowjackets.”
(Elizabeth Weinberg / For The Times)

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Miya Cech by Jennelle Fong

Miya Cech photographed in Little Tokyo. Cech, 15, stars in her first lead role in "Marvelous and the Black Hole."
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 23, 2022: Miya Cech photographed in Little Tokyo. Cech, 15, stars in her first lead role in “Marvelous and the Black Hole.”
(Jennelle Fong / For The Times)
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Mackenzie Davis and Matilda Lawler by Tracy Nguyen

Mackenzie Davis and Matilda Lawler, photographed in an open field.
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(Tracy Nguyen / For The Times)

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Jonathan Bailey by Jason Hetherington

Jonathan Bailey of "Bridgerton" photographed at The Ambassadors Theatre.
LONDON, U.K., APRIL 20, 2022: Jonathan Bailey of “Bridgerton” photographed at the Ambassadors Theatre. Bailey plays the brooding Viscount Anthony Bridgerton in the period show. Bailey said he had an instinct that the show was going to be something special.
(Jason Hetherington / For The Times)
Jonathan Bailey of "Bridgerton" photographed at The Ambassadors Theatre.
(Jason Hetherington/For The Times)

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John C. Reilly by Roger Kisby

John C. Reilly photographed at Langham Pasadena Hotel.
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(Roger Kisby / For The Times)

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Ben Schwartz by Michael Tyrone Delaney

Ben Schwartz photographed at a private residence. Schwartz co-stars in "The Afterparty" a comedic murder mystery series.
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 15, 2022: Ben Schwartz photographed at a private residence. Schwartz co-stars in “The Afterparty” a comedic murder-mystery series.
(Michael Tyrone Delaney / For The Times)

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Phil Dunster by Sam Wright

Phil Dunster photographed at his home in Hackney, London.
LONDON, UK- APRIL 15, 2022: Phil Dunster photographed at his home in Hackney, London. Dunster plays Jamie Tartt on “Ted Lasso.”
(Sam Wright / For The Times)

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Paul Bettany and Claire Foy by Mark Sommerfeld

Paul Bettany and Claire Foy photographed at Crosby Street Hotel.
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13, 2022: Paul Bettany and Claire Foy, stars of “A Very English Scandal,” photographed at Crosby Street Hotel.
(Mark Sommerfeld / For The Times)

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Amanda Seyfried by Devin Oktar Yalkin

Amanda Seyfried photographed at Paramount Studios for "The Dropout."
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11, 2022 - Amanda Seyfried photographed at Paramount Studios for “The Dropout.”
(Devin Oktar Yalkin / For The Times)
Amanda Seyfried photographed at Paramount Studios for "The Dropout."
(Devin Oktar Yalkin / For The Times)

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Natasha Lyonne by Emily Monforte

A woman leans over a table eating Mexican food
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 9, 2022: Portrait of “Russian Doll” creator/star/writer Natasha Lyonne. .
(Emily Monforte / For The Times)
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Josh Brolin by Robert Gauthier

Josh Brolin, actor from Avengers and Dune, is the star and executive producer of a new Western series called "Outer Range."
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29, 2022: Josh Brolin is the star and executive producer of western series “Outer Range.”
(Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

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Phoebe Bridgers by JJ Geiger

Phoebe Bridgers photographed at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.
SAN MARINO, CA - MARCH 22, 2022 - Phoebe Bridgers photographed at the Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.
(JJ Geiger / For The Times)
Phoebe Bridgers photographed at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.
(JJ Geiger / For The Times)

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Holland Taylor by Mariah Tauger

Portrait of Holland Taylor at The Pasadena Playhouse on Thursday, March 3, 2022.
PASADENA, CA - MARCH 03, 2022: Portrait of Holland Taylor, actor and star of the one women show, “Ann”, at The Pasadena Playhouse.
(Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)

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Lucius by Myung Chun

Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe are the indie-rock duo "Lucius." Photographed on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA.
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 1, 2022: Holly Laessig, left, and Jess Wolfe make up the indie-rock duo Lucius.
(Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)

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Kristen Stewart by Christina House

Kristin Stewart
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 14, 2022: Kristen Stewart photographed in a Los Feliz home.
(Christina House / Los Angeles Times)
Kristen Stewart is photographed in Los Feliz on Monday, February 14, 2022.
(Christina House/Los Angeles Times)
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Kali Reis by Justin J Wee

Professional fighter and actor Kali Reis, who makes her starring debut in the indie revenge thriller "Catch The Fair One."
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(Justin J Wee / For The Times)

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Darius Scott by Philip Cheung

Darius Scott, musically known as DIXSON.
LOS ANGELES, CA - February 12, 2022: Darius Scott, musically known as DIXSON, a singer, songwriter and producer, poses for a portrait at the Vintage Synthesizer Museum in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA. His song with Beyonce, “Be Alive,” for the film “King Richard,” has been nominated for an Oscar.
(Philip Cheung / For The Times)
Darius Scott, musically known as DIXSON, a singer, songwriter and producer,
(Philip Cheung / For The Times)

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Tom Holland by Charlie Gates

Actor Tom Holland is seen for a portrait at Corinthia Hotell in London, England.
LONDON, UK - FEBRUARY 3, 2022: Actor Tom Holland photographed at Corinthia Hotel.
(Charlie Gates / For The Times)
Actor Tom Holland is seen for a portrait at Corinthia Hotell in London, England.
(Charlie Gates / For The Times)

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Lily James by Ryan Pfluger

 Portrait of actress Lily James, who channels Pamela Anderson.
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(Ryan Pfluger / For The Times)

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Jessie Buckley by Tom Jamieson

Jessie Buckley stars in "The Lost Daughter" as Olivia Colman.
LONDON, UK - DECEMBER 16, 2021: Actress Jessie Buckley stars in “The Lost Daughter” as Olivia Colman’s younger self experiencing the difficulties of motherhood and the hard choices they bring.
(Tom Jamieson / For The Times)
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