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Gwyneth Paltrow's mom, Blythe Danner, reportedly devastated by split

Gwyneth Paltrow's mom, Blythe Danner, reportedly devastated by split

March 30 (UPI) -- Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced their separation last week.
Kate Stanton

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.
By United Press International
Sarah Jessica Parker, Blythe Danner to star in Amanda Peet's new play

Sarah Jessica Parker, Blythe Danner to star in Amanda Peet's new play

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Sarah Jessica Parker and Blythe Danner are to star in the world premiere of Amanda Peet's play "The Commons of Pensacola," the Manhattan Theatre Club said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
By United Press International
Danner finds 'Nice Work' on Broadway

Danner finds 'Nice Work' on Broadway

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Actress Blythe Danner is joining the cast of the Broadway musical comedy "Nice Work if You Can Get It," producers announced Thursday.
Zac Efron talks training for 'Lucky One' role

Zac Efron talks training for 'Lucky One' role

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Zac Efron, an actor best known for his work in cheerful, youth-skewing movie musicals, admits he felt a bit out of place when he showed up for training to play a United States Marine in the romantic drama, "The Lucky One."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Douglas, Danner star in oral cancer PSAs

Douglas, Danner star in oral cancer PSAs

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. film stars Michael Douglas and Blythe Danner have signed on to appear in a public-service campaign for The Oral Cancer Foundation, organizers said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 3, 2012.
By United Press International
Mom: Gwyneth used to scat to 'Sesame'

Mom: Gwyneth used to scat to 'Sesame'

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Blythe Danner, the mother of Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow, says she isn't at all surprised her daughter is garnering praise for her singing on TV's "Glee" and in the film "Country Strong."
KAREN BUTLER
Efron filming 'Lucky One' in New Orleans

Efron filming 'Lucky One' in New Orleans

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Principal photography has begun in New Orleans on the big-screen adaptation of Nicholas Sparks's novel "The Lucky One," Warner Bros. said.
Dern joining 'Meet the...' franchise

Dern joining 'Meet the...' franchise

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Actress Laura Dern has signed up for a role in the next installment in the "Meet the Parents" film franchise, sources told The Hollywood Reporter.
Blythe Danner to guest star on 'Medium'

Blythe Danner to guest star on 'Medium'

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Blythe Danner is to guest star on the supernatural TV drama "Medium," NBC announced.
Paltrow happy to do one film a year

Paltrow happy to do one film a year

NEW YORK, May 21 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Gwyneth Paltrow says that after feeling burned out for awhile, she has found a way to balance her career with her family life.
Danner: Paltrow, Martin doing fine

Danner: Paltrow, Martin doing fine

NEW YORK, April 3 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Blythe Danner said her daughter Gwyneth Paltrow and her British rocker husband Chris Martin are not splitting up, contrary to media reports.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 3, 2008.
By United Press International
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Actress Blythe Danner arrives at the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards in Los Angeles on June 12, 2009. The awards, presented by Women In Film, Los Angeles, honor outstanding women for their contribution to the entertainment industry. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Blythe Katherine Danner (born February 3, 1943) is an American actress. She is the mother of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and director Jake Paltrow.

Danner was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Katharine and Harry Earl Danner, a bank executive. She has a brother, opera singer/actor Harry Danner, a sister, former performer turned director Dorothy (Dottie) Danner, and a half brother, violin maker William Moennig. Danner is of Pennsylvania Dutch ancestry. She attended George School, a private Quaker secondary school in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and Bard College, where she graduated in 1965.

Danner first appeared on stage with the Theater Company of Boston and the Trinity Square Repertory Company (now Trinity Repertory Company) in Providence, Rhode Island. She first gained national attention at age 25 by winning the Theatre World Award for her performance in the Lincoln Center Rep's production of The Miser. In 1970, she appeared in her first film role, in a television production of Dr. Cook's Garden. She was the toast of Broadway when she created the adorable ingenue in Butterflies are Free for which she won a Tony Award in 1970 (a role Goldie Hawn played in the film).

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