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TV blokes and babes do bloody good American accents

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A growing number of television actors are not only studying scripts, they're also studying American vowels and consonants. Popular actors from England, Australia and New Zealand have found a home on the small screen playing American characters.

Read the story here, and watch video examples here ...

'ELEVENTH HOUR' -- actor Rufus Sewell (British)

'THE MENTALIST' -- actor Simon Baker (Australian)

'LIFE' -- actor Damian Lewis (British)

'UNITED STATES OF TARA' (full episode) -- actor Toni Collette (Australian)

'TRUE BLOOD' -- actor Anna Paquin (New Zealand)

'HOUSE' -- actor Hugh Laurie (British)

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