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Actor kills it on the job — for 32 straight years

Since 1987, New York actress Catherine Russell has been repeating the same lines in the role of Margaret Thorne Brent in the off-Broadway production of Warren Manzi’s murder mystery “Perfect Crime.” Every performance day — except for four missed shows in 32 years — Russell says: “Is it me or are you just naturally repulsed by aggressive women?” And “You love me? You’re just saying that because I’m holding a gun on you.” And, “You look well. Murder cases must agree with you.” Think about it: More than three decades years of saying the same thing. And, this is key: Russell says she loves it. “People think I’m crazy,” says Russell, who plays a psychiatrist who may — or may not — have killed her husban ...