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DeVito offers secret to good parenting

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- When it comes to parenting, Danny DeVito offers the following advice: a watched pot never boils.

Analysis: Box-office blues

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- With the holiday movie season well under way, the U.S. box office stands virtually no chance of matching -- or even challenging -- last year's record grosses.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Ewan glad film lion was fake

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Ewan McGregor, meeting reporters in New York Saturday, said he's relieved he didn't have to put his head in a real lion's mouth in his new movie,"Big Fish."

Actress Julianne Moore married

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Julianne Moore, star of such films as Hannibal and Magnolia, has married Bart Freundlich in New York.

Actress Julianne Moore weds longtime beau

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Actress Julianne Moore has married her long-time beau, film director Bart Freundlich.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 8, the 189th day of 2003 with 176 to follow.
By United Press International

Hollywood Digest

IT'S RUBEN!
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

HOW MUCH?
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

It looks like Eminem will be getting coal in his stocking this Christmas. The Grammy Award-winning rapper's semi-autobiographical film, "8 Mile," stole the No. 1 spot out of Santa's sack when it debuted this weekend.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Former talk-show queen Rosie O'Donnell has filed a $125 million counter-suit against her ex-publishing partner Gruner + Jahr.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, July 8, the 189th day of 2002 with 176 to follow.
By United Press International

VideoView --UPI Arts & Entertainment

What's new in the world of home video...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

PUFFY AND J.LO AGAIN?
By United Press International

Billy Crudup triumphs as 'Elephant Man'

NEW YORK, May 14 (UPI) -- Billy Crudup, a Broadway actor recently turned movie star, has returned to the stage to play the most challenging role of the current Broadway season, John Merr
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

'Modern Millie' gets 11 Tony nominations

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- "Thoroughly Modern Millie," a new musical based on a 1967 Hollywood film, was the big winner in the 2001-2002 Broadway season Tony Award nominations lineup anno
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP
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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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