I remember her as Anna Madrigal in Tales of the City. It was on television at a time when there wasn’t any kind of trans representation beyond “Ha, ha, look at the t***”, and it let young teenaged me know that there was another way out other than suicide.
I just watched the last miniseries of that with Elliot Page. I’ll miss Anna too for pretty similar reasons.
I’ve never seen that, but it looks like it’s on Netflix, so I might check it out.
The netflix one is a sequel, but it looks like it was made so that you don’t need to have seen the previous series.
Paulo Gustavo, Brazilian actor, Covid19.
Edit: He was a very popular comedian in the country. I think He was the first very famous person to die from Covid here.
Another unsung / backroom hero. (Though he did win an Oscar.)
…Glenn Close, who totally trusted him. For Cruella de Vil, the diva villain of Disney’s 1996 live action 101 Dalmatians, and its sequel, she told him: “You do all the clothes and then I shall look in the mirror and know how to play the part.”