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Ellie Kemper's High School Acting Teacher was Jon Hamm!

Ellie Kemper and Tina Fey speak to the press while attending the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt panel during Netflix’s portion of the 2015 Summer TCA Tour on Tuesday (July 28) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Also in attendance were their co-stars Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess.

Ellie opened up to reporters about what it was like having Jon Hamm (who guest starred on the Netflix series) as her high school drama teacher.

“He was not ugly,” Ellie said (via People). “He was a wonderful teacher. I was in ninth grade and he taught me the improv section of my theater class, and everyone loved him.”

“When they told us that he would be playing the reverend, it was fantastic. But I was a little scared,” she added. “I think there’s still a teacher-student dynamic, and acting with him was a little bit nerve-racking just because I felt like he was still grading me on some level. But he’s a wonderful man and it was a lot of fun.”

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Nominees Celia Keenan-Bolger, Cherry Jones, & Brian J. Smith Arrive at Tony Awards 2014!

Celia Keenan Bolger brings a pop of orange to the red carpet at the 2014 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 8) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The 36-year-old actress was joined on the red carpet by her Glass Menagerie co-stars Brian J. Smith and Cherry Jones.

All three of the actors are nominated tonight! Celia is up for the Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her performance, Cherry is up for Best Actress in a Play, and Brian is up for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play.

Best of luck! More Here! »

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Neil Patrick Harris Pays Tribute to Fiance David Burtka in Drama Desk Awards Acceptance Speech

Neil Patrick Harris and his fiance David Burtka hit the red carpet at the 2014 Tony Honors Cocktail Party held at the Paramount Hotel on Monday evening (June 2) in New York City.

The 40-year-old actor won the Drama Desk Award the night before for Best Actor in a Musical for his work in Hedwig and the Angry Inch and he gave a touching tribute to his man during his acceptance speech.

“Lastly, I’d like to thank David Burtka, my fiance. We’ve been together for over ten years and when we first met I was doing a show, Cabaret, and he was Tulsa in Gypsy. We were both doing shows at the same time and my path has led us mostly to Los Angeles and it has sort of uprooted him from what he had been doing,” NPH said. “So, thank you so much for your love and for your patience and your sacrifice in all that you do. And I can’t wait for the opportunity soon when these roles get to be reversed and I get to cheer you on up here doing what you do so well.”

Also pictured inside – all of who are nominated for Tonys this year: Neil‘s co-star Lena Hall, All The Way‘s Bryan Cranston, Rocky‘s Andy Karl, Les MiserablesRamin Karimloo, Act One‘s Tony Shalhoub, Of Mice and Men‘s Chris O’Dowd, Cabaret‘s Danny Burstein, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder‘s Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham, The Glass Menagerie‘s Brian J. Smith, Bullets Over Broadway‘s Nick Cordero, and Beautiful‘s Jarrod Spector.

35+ pictures inside of Neil Patrick Harris and other nominees at the party… More Here! »

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Zachary Quinto: 'The Glass Menagerie' Media Day!

Zachary Quinto is handsomely tall while attending the media day for his upcoming Broadway show The Glass Menagerie at the Signature Theatre Company’s Studio on Tuesday (August 20) in New York City.

The 36-year-old actor was joined by his co-stars Brian J. Smith, Celia Keenan Bolger, and Cherry Jones.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Zachary Quinto

The Glass Menagerie is set to start Broadway previews on Thursday, September 5 at the Booth Theatre. The show will officially open on September 26 and run through January 5, 2014. Buy tickets now!

20+ pictures inside of Zachary Quinto promoting his Broadway show The Glass MenagerieMore Here! »

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Zachary Quinto: Broadway Debut in 'The Glass Menagerie'!

Zachary Quinto is set to make his Broadway debut later this year in a revival of the play The Glass Menagerie!

The 35-year-old Star Trek Into Darkness actor will join the rest of the cast from the American Repertory Theater’s acclaimed production for a 17-week run starting on September 5.

The Glass Menagerie is Tennessee Williams‘ poetic masterpiece, anchored by the aging southern belle Amanda Wingfield (Cherry Jones), who hopes for her son Tom (Quinto) to fulfill her dreams of finding the perfect ‘gentleman caller’ (Brian J. Smith) for her shy and damaged daughter Laura (Celia Keenan-Bolger).

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10+ production shots of Zachary Quinto and the cast in The Glass MenagerieMore Here! »

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