WB to BBC: No 'Friends' flick in the works

WB to BBC: No 'Friends' flick in the works

LONDON, July 4 (UPI) -- There are no plans to bring the once-popular U.S. television sit-com "Friends" to the big screen, despite rumors to the contrary, Warner Bros. has told the BBC.
Schwimmer to direct 'Little Britain USA'

Schwimmer to direct 'Little Britain USA'

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) -- U.S. actor-director David Schwimmer reportedly will helm the Los Angeles studio segments of the sketch comedy series "Little Britain USA."

Gore to appear on '30 Rock'

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore has taped an appearance on the hit NBC sit-com, "30 Rock," Zap2it.com reported.

Special VIP list for The Plumm released

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The exclusive list for the VIP room at The Plumm in New York has been obtained and contains names like Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton, a report says.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006.
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Schwimmer wins libel suit

LOS ANGELES, June 17 (UPI) -- Former "Friends" star David Schwimmer has been awarded $400,000 in the Los Angeles defamation suit he filed against a former celebrity fundraiser.

McCormack, Tierney, Drescher in 'Girl(s)'

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- "Will & Grace" star Eric McCormack, "The Nanny" Fran Drescher and "ER" star Mauria Tierney star in Neil Labute's New York debut of "Some Girl(s)." McCormack is a soon-to-be engaged man, while Drescher, Tierney, Brooke Smith and Judy Reyes play his former

Maura Tierney to make NY stage debut

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- "ER" star Maura Tierney was named Wednesday as the first cast member for the Off Broadway production of Neil LaBute's "Some Girl(s)."

David Schwimmer to make Broadway debut

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- "Friends" star David Schwimmer is making his Broadway debut in a revival of Herman Wouk's "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial."

NBC says forget 'Friends' reunion rumors

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker Monday said there is not "one ounce of truth" to widespread reports of a multimillion-dollar "Friends" reunion.

Schwimmer to make Broadway debut

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Former "Friends" star David Schwimmer is preparing to make his Broadway debut, it was reported Thursday. Schwimmer will play the role of Lt. Barry Greenwald in the revival of "The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial," "Entertainment Tonight" reported.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Nov. 12, the 316th day of 2005 with 49 to follow.
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'Kotter' named No. 1 TV educator

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Actor Gabe Kaplan's character on "Welcome Back Kotter" has been named the Most Memorable Teacher on Television by Inside TV magazine.

DreamWorks sees profit in 'Madagascar'

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) -- U.S. movie studio DreamWorks Animation SKG, stung by complaints over a surprising profit shortfall, has lots riding on its new "Madagascar" film.

Stars turn out for 'Madagascar' premiere

NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) -- Some of Hollywood's brightest stars were on hand Sunday for the New York premiere of DreamWorks'latest computer-animated comedy, "Madagascar."
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David Schwimmer
TOR99091202 - 12 SEPTEMBER 1999 - TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA: Actor David Schwimmer stops to do interviews for television crews on his way into the Elgin Theatre for the premiere of his new film "All The Rage" at the Toronto International Film Festival, September 11, in Toronto, Canada. The festival runs till September 18. jr/cc/Christine Chew UPI

David Lawrence Schwimmer (born November 2, 1966) is an American actor and director of television and film. He was born in New York, and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was two. He began his acting career performing in school plays at Beverly Hills High School. In 1988, he graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in theater and speech. After graduation, Schwimmer co-founded the Lookingglass Theatre Company. For much of the late-1980s, he lived in Los Angeles as a struggling, unemployed actor.

He appeared in the television movie A Deadly Silence in 1989. He then appeared in a number of television roles, including L.A. Law, The Wonder Years, NYPD Blue, and Monty in the early 1990s. Schwimmer later gained worldwide recognition for playing Ross Geller in the situation comedy Friends. Aside from appearing in television, he starred in his first leading role in The Pallbearer (1996), which was followed by roles in Kissing a Fool (1998), Six Days Seven Nights (1998), Apt Pupil, and Picking Up the Pieces (2000). He was then cast in the miniseries Band of Brothers (2001) as Herbert Sobel.

Following the series finale of Friends in 2004, Schwimmer was cast as the titular character in the 2005 drama Duane Hopwood. Other film roles include the computer animated film Madagascar (2005), the dark comedy Big Nothing (2006), the thriller Nothing But the Truth (2008), and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008). Schwimmer made his London stage debut in the leading role in Some Girl(s) in 2005, for which he received critical reviews. In 2006, he made his Broadway debut in The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. Schwimmer made his feature film directorial debut with the 2007 comedy Run Fatboy Run. The following year he made his Off-Broadway directorial debut in the 2008 production Fault Lines.

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