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Kyra Sedgwick to guest star on Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

Kyra Sedgwick to guest star on Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) --"The Closer" star Kyra Sedgwick will guest star as Captain Holt's (Andre Braugher) rival in two episodes of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."
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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 25, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, April 25, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, April 25, 2014
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Robert De Niro says he still wants to make 'The Irishman' film

Robert De Niro says he still wants to make 'The Irishman' film

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Actor and producer Robert De Niro says he still plans to make his long-gestating film adaptation of the true-crime book "I Heard You Paint Houses."

Peter Bogdanovich gets lifetime achievement award

WOODSTOCK, N.Y., Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Actor-director Peter Bogdanovich accepted a lifetime achievement award at a New York film festival and Andy Garcia explained the sexiest part of being an actor.
Holly Hunter joins 'Manglehorn' cast

Holly Hunter joins 'Manglehorn' cast

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Holly Hunter will star with Al Pacino in director David Gordon Green's latest film, "Manglehorn," producers in Los Angeles said.
'Breaking Bad,' 'House of Cards' up for Emmy Awards

'Breaking Bad,' 'House of Cards' up for Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- "Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "House of Cards" and "Mad Men" were nominated for the Best Drama Emmy in Los Angeles Thursday.
Benjamin Bratt replaces Al Pacino in 'Despicable Me 2'

Benjamin Bratt replaces Al Pacino in 'Despicable Me 2'

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Benjamin Bratt has replaced Al Pacino as the villain in Hollywood's animated sequel "Despicable Me 2," Deadline said Tuesday.

'Kinky Boots' leads Tony nominations with 13

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- Broadway's "Kinky Boots," with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, led New York's Tony Award nominations with 13, followed by "Matilda: The Musical" with 12.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 25, 2013.
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Man ordered to stay away from actress Ellen Page after tweeting threat ... Pacino, De Palma teaming up for Paterno bio-picture ... 'Pawn Stars' personality Rick Harrison sets wedding date ... Bruno Mars' 'Heaven' No. 1 on U.S. record chart for a sixth week ... News from United Press International.
Pacino, De Palma teaming up for Paterno bio-picture

Pacino, De Palma teaming up for Paterno bio-picture

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Actor Al Pacino is reuniting with his "Scarface" and "Carlito's Way" director Brian De Palma for a film about disgraced Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

David Durk, cop who exposed graft, dies

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- David Durk, a retired New York City police officer known for his role in exposing corruption in the 1960s and 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 77.

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Driver suspected in walnut thefts ... Calif. DMV renews blind man's license ... Fla. police bust pee wee football gamblers ... Thief targets traditional Asian medicines ... The world as we know it from UPI.

Calif. DMV renews blind man's license

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- A California DMV office gave a new driver's license to a man who disclosed on his renewal form a medical ailment that had rendered him legally blind.
John C. McGinley joins 'Glengarry Glen Ross' cast

John C. McGinley joins 'Glengarry Glen Ross' cast

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- John C. McGinley has joined the cast of the Broadway revival of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Glengarry Glen Ross," producers said Monday.
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Actor Al Pacino arrives at the taping of the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award gala where he was honored with the 35th AFI Lifetime Achievement Award in Los Angeles on June 7, 2007. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Alfredo James "Al" Pacino (born April 25, 1940) is an American film and stage actor and director. He is famous for playing mobsters, including Michael Corleone in The Godfather trilogy, Tony Montana in Scarface, Alphonse "Big Boy" Caprice in Dick Tracy and Carlito Brigante in Carlito's Way, though he has also appeared several times on the other side of the law — as a police officer, detective and a lawyer. His role as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman won him the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1992 after receiving seven previous Oscar nominations.

He made his feature film debut in the 1969 film Me, Natalie in a minor supporting role, before playing the leading role in the 1971 drama The Panic in Needle Park. Pacino made his major breakthrough when he was given the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather in 1972, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. Other Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor were for Dick Tracy and Glengarry Glen Ross. Oscar nominations for Best Actor include The Godfather Part II, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, the court room drama ...And Justice for All and Scent of a Woman.

In addition to a career in film, he has also enjoyed a successful career on stage, picking up Tony Awards for Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie? and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel. His love of Shakespeare led him to direct his first film with Looking for Richard, a part documentary on the play Richard III. Pacino has received numerous lifetime achievement awards, including one from the American Film Institute. He is a method actor, taught mainly by Lee Strasberg and Charles Laughton at the Actors Studio in New York.

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