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Allison Williams to star as Peter Pan in NBC's live musical

Allison Williams to star as Peter Pan in NBC's live musical

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) --"Girls" actress Allison Williams has been cast as Peter Pan in NBC's production "Peter Pan Live."
Annie Martin
Christopher Walken to play Captain Hook in NBC's live 'Peter Pan'

Christopher Walken to play Captain Hook in NBC's live 'Peter Pan'

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) --Christopher Walken has been cast as villain Captain Hook in NBC's live production of "Peter Pan."
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Clint Eastwood talks about his 'Rawhide' clip in 'Jersey Boys' movie

Clint Eastwood talks about his 'Rawhide' clip in 'Jersey Boys' movie

NEW YORK, June 15 (UPI) --Clint Eastwood says he had a "Hitchcock moment" when a short clip featuring him in his "Rawhide" days was shown on a TV in his movie musical "Jersey Boys."
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UPI Almanac for Monday, March 31, 2014.
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Christopher Walken just wants to dance

Christopher Walken just wants to dance

March 19 (UPI) -- Christopher Walken is not only an actor but a trained dancer and in honor of his amazing skills, Huffington Post decided to create an amazing supercut video.
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Biggie Smalls remembered by Diddy 17 years after his death

Biggie Smalls remembered by Diddy 17 years after his death

NEW YORK, March 9 (UPI) -- Diddy took to social media on Sunday to pay tribute to his late friend and rapper Biggie Smalls.
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Christopher Walken to star in 'Jersey Boys' movie

Christopher Walken to star in 'Jersey Boys' movie

NEW YORK, July 24 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning U.S. actor Christopher Walken is to star in Clint Eastwood's upcoming movie musical "Jersey Boys," the BBC reported.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 31, 2013.
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LA Sheriff's Office: Wagner has declined interviews since Wood's death

LA Sheriff's Office: Wagner has declined interviews since Wood's death

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles County Sheriff's office says actor Robert Wagner has rejected several requests for interviews about the 1981 death of actress Natalie Wood.
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Report: Natalie Wood was bruised, scratched before she drowned

Report: Natalie Wood was bruised, scratched before she drowned

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Actress Natalie Wood suffered bruises and scratches on her arm, wrist and neck before she drowned in the Pacific Ocean in 1981, a report released Monday said.
'PsychoCATS' trailer hits the Web

'PsychoCATS' trailer hits the Web

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- "Seven PsychoCATS," a mock trailer with "Seven Psychopaths" co-stars Christopher Walken and Colin Farrell as tough-talking Hollywood felines, has hit the Web.
'Playbook' wins big at Toronto film fest

'Playbook' wins big at Toronto film fest

TORONTO, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- "Silver Linings Playbook" has won the BlackBerry People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Natalie Wood: New death cause; no leads

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- A recent change in Natalie Wood's death certificate does not mean the actress' 1981 drowning was a homicide, law-enforcement sources told the Los Angeles Times.
Natalie Wood's death no longer 'accident'

Natalie Wood's death no longer 'accident'

LOS ANGELES, July 8 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Natalie Wood's drowning 30-plus years ago has been changed from "accidental" to "undetermined" on her death certificate, members of her family say.
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Christopher Walken arrives at the Film Society of Lincoln Center's 35th Gala Tribute honoring Meryl Streep at Avery Fisher Hall in New York on April 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Christopher Walken (pronounced /ˈwɔːkən/; born March 31, 1943) is an American stage and screen actor. He has appeared in more than 100 movies and television shows, including Joe Dirt, Annie Hall, The Deer Hunter, The Prophecy, The Dogs of War, Sleepy Hollow, Brainstorm, The Dead Zone, A View to a Kill, At Close Range, King of New York, True Romance, Catch Me If You Can, Pulp Fiction, Wedding Crashers, Balls of Fury, Click, and Hairspray as well as music videos by recording artists such as Madonna, Journey and Fatboy Slim.

Walken's films have grossed more than $1.8 billion in the United States. He has also played the main role in the Shakespeare plays Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Coriolanus. He is also a popular guest-host of Saturday Night Live, having hosted 7 times as of April 2008. His most notable role on the show was record producer Bruce Dickinson in the "More Cowbell" sketch.

Walken debuted as a film director and script writer with the short film Popcorn Shrimp in 2001. He also wrote and acted the main role in a play about Elvis Presley titled Him in 1995.

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