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Groopman’s World

How a nice Jewish doctor became Dr. Ben Gideon in ABC's 'Gideon's Crossing.'

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/groopmans_world_20001006

For those who don't remember, Attanasio is the brilliant creator and writer of "Homicide: Life on the Street," the former NBC series that was always more beloved by critics and its small but fanatically devoted group of viewers than by the public at large. Among the talents spawned by that show, none made more of an impression than Andre Braugher, a Shakespearean-trained actor of enormous power who, during the show's run, got himself a cover of TV Guide which asked the question in banner headlines: "Is this the best actor on television?"

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