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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 8, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 8, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 8, 2014
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 8, 2013.
By United Press International
Crudup, Hensley to co-star with McKellen, Stewart on B'way

Crudup, Hensley to co-star with McKellen, Stewart on B'way

NEW YORK, May 7 (UPI) -- Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley are to co-star with Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart in "No Man's Land" and "Waiting for Godot" on Broadway, producers said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 8, 2012.
By United Press International
Crudup, Colin set for 'Arcadia' revival

Crudup, Colin set for 'Arcadia' revival

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Margaret Colin, Billy Crudup and Raul Esparza have signed on to star in the Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's stage comedy, "Arcadia."
'Watchmen' opens at No. 1 in U.S. theaters

'Watchmen' opens at No. 1 in U.S. theaters

LOS ANGELES, March 8 (UPI) -- "Watchmen," the superhero movie based on the complex graphic novel, burst into U.S. theaters at No. 1, Box Office Mojo figures showed Sunday.
Timberlake to be a guest on 1st 'Fallon'

Timberlake to be a guest on 1st 'Fallon'

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Justin Timberlake is to join Robert De Niro and musical guest Van Morrison for the premiere episode of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," NBC said.
De Niro to appear on first 'Fallon' show

De Niro to appear on first 'Fallon' show

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. film star Robert De Niro and rocker Van Morrison have agreed to appear on the premiere episode of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," NBC said Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 8, 2008.
By United Press International

Pitt thinks Parker adoption a 'great idea'

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Brad Pitt is applauding the decision of his co-star Mary-Louise Parker to adopt a baby girl from Africa.

Parker adopts baby girl from Africa

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. stage and television star Mary-Louise Parker has adopted a baby girl from Africa.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, July 8, 2007.

'Awakening,' 'Utopia' tops at Tony Awards

NEW YORK, June 10 (UPI) -- Best musical "Spring Awakening" won eight Tony Awards and best play "The Coast of Utopia" won seven Sunday at the 61st Tony Awards in New York.

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Today is Saturday, July 8, the 189th day of 2006 with 176 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for July 3-9, 2006.
By United Press International
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Billy Crudup
Actors Claire Danes and Billy Crudup who became lovers on the set of their latest film "Stage Beauty" have tried not to be photographed together during promotional stints for their film however due to limited lobby space at new York's Paris theatre during the Oct. 4, 2004 premiere danes had to walk pass Crudup for a film cast shot. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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William Gaither "Billy" Crudup (pronounced /ˈkruːdəp/; born July 8, 1968) is an American Tony Award-winning actor of film and stage. He is well known for his roles as guitarist Russell Hammond in Almost Famous, Will Bloom in Big Fish, and Ashitaka in Princess Mononoke. He also starred in the 2007 romantic comedy film "Dedication (film)", alongside of Mandy Moore. He appeared as Doctor Manhattan in the 2009 film Watchmen.

Crudup was born in Manhasset, New York, the grandson of Billy Gaither, a well-known Florida trial lawyer. His parents divorced during his childhood, and later remarried, before divorcing a second time. Crudup has two brothers: Tommy, an executive producer, and Brooks, also a producer. He left New York with his family when he was about eight years old, first living in Texas, then in Florida. He graduated from Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1986.

Crudup attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received an undergraduate degree, and he continued his passion for acting with the undergraduate acting company, Lab!Theatre. He was a member of the Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon. He then studied at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts in 1994. A year after graduating, he made his debut on Broadway in the Lincoln Center Theater production of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia.

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