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Calum Worthy is worthy of an Emmy bid for disturbing turn on ‘The Act’

Calum Worthy is worthy of an Emmy bid for disturbing turn on ‘The Act’

Best known for his roles as Alex in “American Vandal” and Dez in Disney’s “Austin & Ally,” Calum Worthy got everyone’s attention with his latest small-screen performance in Hulu’s true-crime anthology series “The Act.” With the show contending in the limited series races, Worthy could snatch his maiden Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Best Limited Series/TV Movie Supporting Actor for his incredibly disturbing but powerful breakthrough performance.

The first season of “The Act” is based on Michelle Dean‘s BuzzFeed article “Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter to Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom to Be Murdered,” and chronicles the real-life story of mother and daughter Dee Dee (Patricia Arquette) and Gypsy Rose Blanchard (Joey King), as they move to a new neighborhood in Missouri in 2009. What may seem like an good relationship on the surface is actually masquerading a toxic one below: As a result of

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