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Last Updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2007, 16:53 GMT
In pictures: US writers' strike

Jack Black

A blonde Jack Black joined the picket line in Los Angeles to show his support for the Writers Guild of America strike.

Ugly Betty cast

Ugly Betty cast members marched outside Raleigh Studios to support the strike, prompted by a row over royalty payments.

Jay Leno

Jay Leno stopped by the picket line. His talk show has been off the air since the strike began on 5 November.

Ben Stiller

Actor Ben Stiller supported writers in Los Angeles.

Robin Williams and David Duchovny

Actors Robin Williams and David Duchovny joined strikers at the Time Warner Centre in New York.

ER cast members John Stamos, Maura Tierney and Mekhi Phifer

ER's John Stamos, Maura Tierney and Mekhi Phifer marched outside the Warner Brothers TV studios in Los Angeles.

Friends stars Lisa Kudrow and Matthew Perry

Friends stars Lisa Kudrow and Matthew Perry supported the strike at Universal Studios...

Desperate Housewives

...as did Desperate Housewives stars Felicity Huffman and Nicollette Sheridan. Their show has now run out of scripts.

Elliot Gould

Elliot Gould also joined the picket line in LA. The last writers' strike in 1988 lasted 22 weeks.





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