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The UPI alamanac for Sunday, May 12, 2002. Today is Mother's Day.
By United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Melissa Gilbert, with an assist from little Laura Ingalls, has been elected president of the Screen Actors Guild.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International
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Bruce Boxleitner
Bruce Boxleitner, a cast member in the motion picture sci-fi thriller "TRON: Legacy", attends the world premiere of the film at the El Capitan Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on December 11, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Bruce William Boxleitner (born May 12, 1950) is an American actor, and science fiction and suspense writer. He is known for his leading roles in the television series How the West Was Won, Bring 'Em Back Alive, Scarecrow and Mrs. King (with Kate Jackson), and Babylon 5 (as John Sheridan in seasons 2–5, 1994–1998). He is also known for his role as the eponymous character of the innovative Walt Disney Pictures film Tron, a role which he reprised in the 2010 sequel, Tron: Legacy.

Boxleitner was born in Elgin, Illinois, the son of a certified public accountant. He attended Prospect High School in Mount Prospect, Illinois, and the Goodman Theater School of Drama of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Boxleitner is best known for his leading roles in the television series How the West Was Won, Bring 'Em Back Alive, Scarecrow and Mrs. King (with Kate Jackson), and Babylon 5 (as John Sheridan in seasons 2–5, 1994–1998). He also starred in The Gambler TV movie series (as Billy Montana, alongside Kenny Rogers: 1980, 1983 and 1987). In 2005 he co-starred as Captain Martin Duvall in Young Blades. He has also starred in several films within the Babylon 5 universe, including Babylon 5: In the Beginning (TV, 1998), Babylon 5: Thirdspace (TV, 1998), Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (TV, 1999) and the direct-to-DVD Babylon 5: The Lost Tales (2007).

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