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'Mean Girls' cast members honor the film's 10th anniversary

'Mean Girls' cast members honor the film's 10th anniversary

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- Tina Fey, Rachel McAdams, Lizzy Caplan and other "Mean Girls" cast and crew members recently discussed the film in honor of its 10th anniversary.
Annie Martin
LeBron James taking talents to Hollywood? Set to star with Kevin Hart in 'Ballers'

LeBron James taking talents to Hollywood? Set to star with Kevin Hart in 'Ballers'

Dec. 5 (UPI) -- LeBron James and Kevin Hart set to star as twins in basketball brothers comedy flick "Ballers."
Evan Bleier

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.
By United Press International

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'Harry Potter' actor Richard Griffiths dead at 65 ... Report: ABC's Barbara Walters to retire next year ... Devin Velez eliminated from 'American Idol' ... TNT orders reality series 'Nashville Confidential' ... News from United Press International.
'Harry Potter' actor Richard Griffiths dead at 65

'Harry Potter' actor Richard Griffiths dead at 65

LONDON, March 29 (UPI) -- Tony Award-winning British actor Richard Griffiths has died after complications following heart surgery, his family said. He was 65.

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman back together

LOS ANGELES, March 15 (UPI) -- Married American television stars Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman have reconciled after separating last fall, People.com reported Friday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.
By United Press International

Hurricane Sandy telethon raises $23M

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A telethon featuring Bruce Springsteen raised $23 million to benefit the American Red Cross recovery effort for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, organizers said.
Stars turn out for Sandy telethon

Stars turn out for Sandy telethon

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Native New Yorker Christina Aguilera opened Friday night's telethon by assuring victims of Hurricane Sandy they aren't alone and won't be forgotten.
DeVito and Perlman split up

DeVito and Perlman split up

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- A publicist for Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman says the U.S. television stars have separated after more than 30 years of marriage.
Bob Hoskins retires from acting

Bob Hoskins retires from acting

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Britain's Bob Hoskins announced Wednesday he is suffering from Parkinson's disease and is retiring from acting at the age of 69.
'Hunger Games' still U.S. box office champ

'Hunger Games' still U.S. box office champ

LOS ANGELES, April 1 (UPI) -- "The Hunger Games," based on the young adult novel, surpassed the quarter billion dollar mark in U.S. box office earnings with $61 million in weekend receipts.
'Twins' sequel in the works

'Twins' sequel in the works

LOS ANGELES, March 30 (UPI) -- Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and Eddie Murphy are to play brothers in a sequel to the 1988 comedy "Twins," sources told The Hollywood Reporter.
'Hunger Games' devours U.S. box office

'Hunger Games' devours U.S. box office

LOS ANGELES, March 25 (UPI) -- "The Hunger Games," based on the young adult novel, posted the third-biggest weekend opening in U.S. box office history with $155 million in receipts.

'Jump' leaps to No. 1 box office spot

LOS ANGELES, March 18 (UPI) -- "21 Jump Street," a remake of the TV show with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, led the weekend U.S. box office with $35 million in receipts.
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Danny DeVito arrives for the opening of his new South Beach restaurant "Devito's" in Miami Beach on June 13, 2007. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
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Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. (born November 17, 1944) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on the ABC and NBC TV series Taxi (1978–1983), for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy.

DeVito and his wife, Rhea Perlman, founded Jersey Films, a production company known for films such as Pulp Fiction, Garden State, and Freedom Writers. DeVito also owns Jersey Television, which produced the Comedy Central series Reno 911!. DeVito and Perlman also starred together in his 1996 film Matilda, based on Roald Dahl's children's novel. He currently stars as Frank Reynolds on the FX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

DeVito was born in Neptune, New Jersey, the son of Julia, a homemaker, and Daniel Michael DeVito, Sr., who owned several small businesses, including a dry cleaning store, a dairy outlet, a luncheonette, and a pool hall. DeVito is of Italian descent and was raised a Roman Catholic, growing up in Asbury Park. He boarded at Oratory Preparatory School, in Summit, New Jersey, graduating in 1962, and subsequently trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, from which he graduated in 1966.

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