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Robert Duvall buys West Hollywood home

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 16 (UPI) -- Robert Duvall and his wife, Luciana, who live primarily in a Revolutionary War-era estate in Virginia, have purchased a house in West Hollywood, Calif.

Fenway Park featured in 'Fever Pitch'

BOSTON, April 9 (UPI) -- Some in Boston feel one of the stars of the movie "Fever Pitch" is Fenway Park, the major league's oldest ballpark.

'Rookie' director to adapt McKinty novel

LOS ANGELES, March 23 (UPI) -- John Lee Hancock will write and direct the movie version of Adrian McKinty's novel "Dead I Well May Be," The Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2005 with 312 to follow.
By United Press International

Drew Barrymore getting 'Lucky'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Drew Barrymore is set to star in "Lucky You," a drama-comedy about a high-stakes poker player and a Las Vegas singer, Variety said Thursday.

Hollywood mourned passings in 2004

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The roster of entertainment-industry notables who died in 2004 included acting icon Marlon Brando, musical genius Ray Charles, "Superman" Christopher Reeve, com
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Julia Roberts is best-paid actress

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts is still the top-earning actress in Hollywood, according to The Hollywood Reporter's annual ranking of the highest-paid women in movies.

Rick Schroder in TNT TV movie

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Rick Schroder has signed to co-star with JoBeth Williams in the cable TNT network original movie "14 Hours," Daily Variety said Wednesday.

Watercooler Stories

'Get Carter' voted worse remake ... Japan quake stresses pets ... People prefer presidents with pooches ... Watercooler stories from UPI.
By United Press International

'Get Carter' voted worse remake

LONDON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. remake "Get Carter," starring Sylvester Stallone has been voted the worst movie remake of all time by 2,000 film fans in Britain.

Drew Barrymore gets 'Fever'

LOS ANGELES, July 9 (UPI) -- Drew Barrymore is set to star in the upcoming romantic comedy "Fever Pitch," The Hollywood Reporter said Friday.

Smoking in films encourages teens to smoke

SAN DIEGO, June 29 (UPI) -- Teenage girls are more likely to start smoking if they see their favorite movie stars puffing away on-screen, a U.S. study had found.

MTV plans more reality series

LOS ANGELES, June 7 (UPI) -- MTV has ordered 10 pilots for possible new reality-based series for the 2004-2005 season, The Hollywood Reporter said Monday.

Analysis: 'Shrek 2' to the rescue

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (UPI) -- The calendar says summer is still a little more than four weeks away, but the box-office summer is already well under way -- and Hollywood is having a wonderful
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

'Pirates' nominated for 6 MTV movie awards

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- The Disney adventure "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" has been nominated for a leading six MTV Movie Awards, MTV reported Wednesday.
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Drew Barrymore
Actress Drew Barrymore attends the New York premiere of her HBO film "Grey Gardens" held on April 14, 2009. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American film actress, producer, and director. She is a member of the Barrymore family of American actors and granddaughter of John Barrymore. She first appeared in an advertisement when she was eleven months old. Barrymore made her film debut in Altered States in 1980. Afterwards, she starred in her breakout role in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. She quickly became one of Hollywood's most recognized child actors, going on to establish herself in mainly comic roles.

Following a turbulent childhood which was marked by drug and alcohol abuse and two stints in rehab, Barrymore wrote the 1990 autobiography, Little Girl Lost. She successfully made the transition from child star to adult actress with a number of films including Poison Ivy, Bad Girls, Boys on the Side, and Everyone Says I Love You. Subsequently, she established herself in romantic comedies such as The Wedding Singer and Lucky You.

In 1995, she and business partner Nancy Juvonen formed the production company Flower Films, with its first production the 1999 Barrymore film Never Been Kissed. Flower Films has gone on to produce the Barrymore vehicle films Charlie's Angels, 50 First Dates, and Music and Lyrics, as well as the cult film Donnie Darko. Barrymore's more recent projects include He's Just Not That into You, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Everybody's Fine and Going the Distance. A recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Barrymore appeared on the cover of the 2007 People magazine's 100 Most Beautiful issue.

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