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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011.
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Thorne-Smith set for return to 'Men'

Thorne-Smith set for return to 'Men'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Courtney Thorne-Smith will return in her recurring role of Lyndsey McElroy on the U.S. sitcom "Two and a Half Men" this season, EW.com said Tuesday.
Thorne-Smith lands role on 'Men'

Thorne-Smith lands role on 'Men'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Actress Courtney Thorne-Smith has signed up to play a recurring role on the TV comedy "Two and a Half Men," The Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday.

Thorne-Smith gives birth to boy

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Courtney Thorne-Smith, who has appeared on the small screen in "According to Jim" and "Ally McBeal," has given birth to a boy.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007.
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Courtney Thorne-Smith to be a mother

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Courtney Thorne-Smith is pregnant.

Courtney Thorne-Smith weds in secret

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- "According to Jim" star and "Melrose Place" alum Courtney Thorne-Smith got married in a ceremony so secret her parents weren't even invited. Thorne-Smith and Hollywood marketing executive Roger Fishman tied the knot during the New Year's holiday weekend,

'Jim' star happy to be syndicated

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor James Belushi says he is thrilled his family sit-com, "According to Jim," is now syndicated on the CW network.

Courtney Thorne-Smith writes a novel

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Actress Courtney Thorne-Smith, who was in "Melrose Place," and "Ally McBeal," has signed a deal to write a book for Broadway Books. The book, to be published by the division of Random House, is set to be published in September 2007, TheBookStandard.com re

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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006.
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Today is Tuesday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2005 with 53 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Nov. 8, the 313th day of 2004 with 53 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 8, the 312th day of 2003 with 53 to follow.
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Courtney Thorne-Smith
Actress Courtney Thorne-Smith signs copies of her new book "Outside In" at Barnes & Noble in New York on September 19, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Courtney Thorne-Smith (born November 8, 1967) is an American actress. She is best known for her portraying of Alison Parker on Melrose Place, Georgia Thomas on Ally McBeal, and Cheryl in According to Jim.

She was born in San Francisco, California, and grew up in Menlo Park, a suburb south of the city. Her father, Walter Smith, was a computer market researcher and her mother was a therapist. They divorced when she was 7, and she lived with both at different stages. She attended Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, California, and graduated from Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, California, in 1985. She also performed with the Ensemble Theater Company in Mill Valley while attending high school.

Thorne-Smith made her first film appearance in the 1986 feature film drama Lucas alongside Winona Ryder, Corey Haim, and Charlie Sheen. She was also involved in a number of movies in the late 1980s, such as Summer School (1987), Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987), Side Out (1990), and Chairman of the Board (1998).

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