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Wittrock Given Acting Honor

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ALL MY CHILDREN alum Finn Wittrock (Damon) has been wowing Broadway audiences with his role opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman in the revival of Arthur Miller’s Death Of A Salesman, and now the Juilliard graduate is officially being recognized for being a rising theater star. Broadway.com reports that Wittrock has won the Actors’ Equity Foundation’s Clarence Derwent Award, which honors the most promising male and female performances in the New York metropolitan theater scene. Wittrock and Susan Pourfar, the female winner, will receive their awards on June 12 at Equity’s Eastern Regional Board.

Previous recipients of the prestigious Derwent Award include Annette Bening, Kristin Chenoweth, Morgan Freeman, Allison Janney, Gene Hackman, John Mahoney, Mary Louise-Parker, Anne Hathaway and Christopher Walken. To see Wittrock in Death Of A Salesman at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre before it closes on Saturday, June 2, visit www.deathofasalesmanbroadway.com.

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