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Topic - Dale Dickey
The ballet thriller "Black Swan" won four prizes Saturday at the Spirit Awards honoring independent film, including best picture, best actress for Natalie Portman and director for Darren Aronofsky.
The rural crime thriller "Winter's Bone" earned a leading seven nominations Tuesday for the Spirit Awards honoring independent film, including best picture and acting honors for Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes and Dale Dickey.
"I'm getting some more auditions than I had before," said Dickey, best-known for her comic role as the daytime hooker on TV's "My Name Is Earl." "The residual trickle-down is hopefully, I'll get more work. If I get more work, I'm a happy chick."