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'Miracle' playwright Gibson dead at 94

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- New York-born playwright William Gibson has died at his home in Stockbridge, Mass., at the age of 94, his family said.
'Delgo' marks Bancroft's last performance

'Delgo' marks Bancroft's last performance

ATLANTA, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The soon-to-be-released animated film "Delgo" features the final performance by Hollywood actress Anne Bancroft, Fathom Studios said Monday.

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Director Sydney Pollack dies

Director Sydney Pollack dies

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) -- Sydney Pollack, 73, known for directing such movies as "Tootsie" and "Out of Africa," died of cancer Monday at his Los Angeles home, a family spokeswoman said.

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Today is Sunday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2006 with 105 to follow.
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Stroman: Brooks is still in mourning

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Personal tragedy, as well as comic and musical sensibility, connected Mel Brooks and Susan Stroman as they created "The Producers" musical.

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Cancer claims actress Anne Bancroft, 73

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actress Anne Bancroft, best remembered for her role in "The Graduate," has died in New York of cancer at age 73, a family spokesman said.

'The Producers' opens on West End

LONDON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- "The Producers" has opened in London to standing ovations for U.S. actor Nathan Lane, who took over when Richard Dreyfuss left the show.

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Today is Friday, Sept. 17, the 261st day of 2004 with 105 to follow.
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Sharon Stone has sexiest legs, survey says

LONDON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Sharon Stone's scene in "Basic Instinct" in which the Hollywood actress uncrosses her legs tops the list of sexiest leg moments on film, a survey indicates.
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Anne Bancroft (September 17, 1931 – June 6, 2005) was an American actress associated with the Method acting school, which she had studied under Lee Strasberg.

She made her film debut in Don't Bother to Knock (1952) and, following a string of supporting film roles during the 1950s, won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Miracle Worker (1962), receiving subsequent nominations for her roles in The Pumpkin Eater (1964), The Graduate (1967), The Turning Point (1977), and Agnes of God (1985). Bancroft's other acclaimed movies as a lead actress include Young Winston (1972), The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975), To Be or Not to Be (1983), and 84 Charing Cross Road (1987).

Later in her career, she made the transition back to supporting roles in theatrical films such as Point of No Return (1993), Home for the Holidays (1995), Great Expectations (1998), Antz (1998),Keeping the Faith (2000), and Heartbreakers (2001). She also starred in seven television films, the last of which was The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (2003) for which she received Emmy and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.

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