Nip/Tuck: Kelly Carlson played her ugly side beautifully in 'Nip/Tuck'
Source: Star Tribune
Emmy and Golden Globe should be calling the name of beautiful Kelly Carlson after her outstanding season-ending "Nip/Tuck" performances, complete with ugly makeup.
She uglied up impressively for the scenes in which the disfiguring work of "The Carver" was repaired by the plastic surgeon played by Julian McMahon. "Oh, good. I was suppose to!" said Carlson, who was in the metro visiting family and friends for the holiday.
She explained that the makeup and a skull cap helped her pull off looking especially mangy about the head.
"It was great," she said. "It took three hours to put all that makeup on. I would just fall asleep. My writers did me a big favor by doing that. I think it was intentional. They said, No one will be able to say you're on this show because you're pretty and you can't act. It was a really nice thing for them to do." Nicole Kidman got an Oscar out of a fake nose and some good acting.
It's hoped that "Nip/Tuck" is finished with butcher story lines, although "The Carver" finale was popular. E! News' Joal Ryan reported that a record was set for an original F/X series with 5.7 million viewers.
"As long as the viewers are happy and my performances are good, I'm happy," Carlson said.
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