By Robert Philpot Some actors wear their roles like a second skin. Here are the ones who kept us coming back for more this season. Irina Derevko (Lena Olin), Alias: Usually, when an actor better known for movies makes the transition to a recurring TV role, it's either a stunt or a sign of a career on the skids. But as CIA agent Sydney Bristow's nefarious mother -- who shot Sydney in the season premiere, then claimed it was an act of love -- Olin became an integral part of the series' intricate drama and displayed acting chops she hasn't shown since 1988's The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Read the full article at the Star Telegram.