Filmographies is a recurring column for completists written by senior contributor Sheryl Oh. Every edition brings a working actor’s resumé into focus as we learn about what makes them so compelling.

Explore the entire Filmographies archive below

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Mamoudou Athie Deserves to Be a Star


We’ve only just scratched the surface of what the ‘Sorry for Your Loss’ and ‘Patti Cake$’ star can do.

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Carey Mulligan and the Deconstruction of the Likable Woman


To this day, the Oscar-nominated star of ‘An Education’ never stops schooling us on the power of reinvention.


The Inner Lives of Jamie Bell


The star of ‘Billy Elliot’ and ‘Rocketman’ demonstrates just how to take a leap of faith in the film industry.

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Saoirse Ronan’s Unconventional Heroines


The Oscar-nominated ‘Brooklyn’ and ‘Little Women’ star has made it her duty to show us the many facets of onscreen feminine power.

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How Adam Driver Gets Under Our Skin


The ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Girls’ alum repeatedly delivers fresh takes on character tropes, imploring audiences to search for nuance in movies of all genres.