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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 28, 2014.
By United Press International
Dianne Wiest to guest star on 'The Blacklist'

Dianne Wiest to guest star on 'The Blacklist'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Double Oscar-winning actress Dianne Wiest is to guest star next month on the U.S. drama series "The Blacklist," TVLine reported.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 28, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 28, 2012.
By United Press International
Allen adapts 'Bullets' for Broadway

Allen adapts 'Bullets' for Broadway

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A stage musical adaptation of Woody Allen's 1994 movie "Bullets Over Broadway" is to open in New York next year, the show's producers said.
McGregor to star in HBO's 'Corrections'

McGregor to star in HBO's 'Corrections'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Ewan McGregor has signed on to star in the pilot for a possible series based on Jonathan Franzen's novel "The Corrections," The Hollywood Reporter said.
Goldberg, Leary named Tribeca jurors

Goldberg, Leary named Tribeca jurors

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- Whoopi Goldberg, David O. Russell, Rainn Wilson, Anna Kendrick, Michael Cera and Denis Leary are to serve on the jury of New York's Tribeca Film Festival.
Katie Holmes to guest star on 'Stone'

Katie Holmes to guest star on 'Stone'

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Katie Holmes is to guest star in an episode of the TV drama "Eli Stone," ABC announced Wednesday.
Katie Holmes to make B'way debut in 'Sons'

Katie Holmes to make B'way debut in 'Sons'

NEW YORK, May 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Katie Holmes is set to make her Broadway debut in Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," one of the show's producers announced Monday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, March 28, 2008.
By United Press International

New HBO drama to air five nights a week

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- HBO will show episodes of its new half-hour U.S. drama "In Treatment" every week night for nine weeks, Zap2.it.com reported.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, March 28, 2007.
By United Press International

HBO's 'In Treatment' adds trio to cast

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The upcoming HBO drama "In Treatment" has added Blair Underwood, Melissa George and Oscar-winner Dianne Wiest to its cast. The trio will support Gabriel Byrne, the star of the series that centers on his character of a professional therapist whose demons o

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, March 28, the 87th day of 2006 with 278 to follow.
By United Press International

Audience and jury agree at Sundance

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The same two films won the grand jury and audience awards in both the dramatic and documentary competitions at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.
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Dianne Wiest
Actress Dianne Wiest cracks a big smile for photographers as she holds up her Oscar for best supporting actress. Wiest was awarded the Oscar for her performance in "Hannah and her Sisters." (UPI Photo/David Vondrak/Files).
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Dianne Wiest (born March 28, 1948) is an American actress. She has had a successful career on stage, television, and film, and has won two Academy Awards, two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. Wiest has also been nominated for a BAFTA Award.

Wiest was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Her mother, Anne Stewart (née Keddie), was born in Auchtermuchty, Scotland and worked as a nurse, and her father, Bernard John Wiest, was a college dean and former psychiatric social worker for the U.S. Army. The two met in Algiers. She has two brothers: Greg and Don Wiest. Wiest's original ambition was to be a ballerina, but in late high school she switched her goal to theatre.

Wiest graduated from the University of Maryland in 1969 with a degree in Arts and Sciences.

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