February 1, 2009 |
Anna Torv stars as agent Olivia Dunham on Fox's "Fringe." She was born in Melbourne, Australia, and lives in New York City until at least April, when shooting is finished on the current season. What do you miss the most about having a life? God, what do I miss the most? I think on the days when I have to get up every morning and wash my hair -- I love sleeping in -- just to turn off the alarm button. Do they make you live in some Fox-approved housing or do you get your own? We found our own.
September 9, 2008 |
Anna Torv isn't so big on gore. But on a recent summer evening, the Australian actress, who plays FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham on Fox's highly anticipated new drama "Fringe," was peering down at a fleshy, mottled heart lying on a metal examination table on the set of a gloomy basement laboratory. Suddenly, the organ jolted to life, sending red rivulets spurting into the air. Looks like Torv better get used to working with blood and guts. If the first glimpses of "Fringe" are any indication, the sci-fi mystery is unstinting in its portrayal of the havoc caused when science runs amok.
July 15, 2008 |
The Television Critics Assn. Press Tour, the semiannual gathering of television journalists from around the country that began July 8, continues at the Beverly Hilton. We offer these dispatches. -- J.J. Abrams learned a lesson from "Alias." It hit him when he was at a friend's house one day and an episode of the ABC spy vs. spy drama was on television. Abrams, the show's executive producer, couldn't follow what was going on. "Literally, it was impenetrable," he said. So for his newest project, Fox's mystery "Fringe," the writer-producer took a different tack.