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Actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93

Actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- The Hollywood icon died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles.
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Emma Watson admits to being jealous of other actresses

Emma Watson admits to being jealous of other actresses

March 17 (UPI) -- Emma Watson grew up on the silver screen as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter, and she says the transition from child star to adult actress wasn't easy.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
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Colin Farrell says working with Eva Marie Saint was 'a dream'

Colin Farrell says working with Eva Marie Saint was 'a dream'

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Irish actor Colin Farrell, who has expressed in the past his great esteem for film legends like Peter O'Toole and Elizabeth Taylor, says sharing the screen with Eva Marie Saint in the supernatural romance "Winter's Tale" was a career highlight for him.
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Helen Mirren to receive BAFTA fellowship

Helen Mirren to receive BAFTA fellowship

LONDON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts says it plans to present actress Helen Mirren with its Academy Fellowship in London next month.
Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman is to present the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at Saturday's SAG Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Helen Mirren named Hasty Pudding Theatricals' Woman of the Year

Helen Mirren named Hasty Pudding Theatricals' Woman of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals says British actress Helen Mirren will be the recipient of its 2014 Woman of the Year Award.
Tracey Ullman's husband dies after cancer battle

Tracey Ullman's husband dies after cancer battle

Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Allen McKeown, the British comedy producer who was married to singer and actress Tracey Ullman, died at his Los Angeles home on Tuesday after battling prostate cancer.
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Producer Allan McKeown dead at 67

Producer Allan McKeown dead at 67

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Producer Allan McKeown, husband of comic actress Tracey Ullman, has died of prostate cancer at his home in Los Angeles, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.
Colin Farrell: Elizabeth Taylor was my last 'romantic relationship' [VIDEO]

Colin Farrell: Elizabeth Taylor was my last 'romantic relationship' [VIDEO]

Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Colin Farrell tells Ellen DeGeneres how he befriended Elizabeth Taylor in the final years of her life.
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Colin Farrell says he wishes he married Elizabeth Taylor

Colin Farrell says he wishes he married Elizabeth Taylor

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Irish actor Colin Farrell says he befriended screen icon Elizabeth Taylor about two years before her 2011 death and regrets not becoming her eighth husband.
Kim Kardashian channels Elizabeth Taylor in Instagram photo

Kim Kardashian channels Elizabeth Taylor in Instagram photo

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Kim Kardashian posted a photo of herself imitating her idol on Instagram.
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Memorial planned for actress Julie Harris Dec. 3 in N.Y.

Memorial planned for actress Julie Harris Dec. 3 in N.Y.

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A memorial celebration in honor of the late actress Julie Harris is to take place Dec. 3 at the Barnard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York, organizers said.
Advergames targeting children often use foods with empty calories

Advergames targeting children often use foods with empty calories

EAST LANSING, Mich., Nov. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers find online video games by food marketers called "advergames," that target children ages 2-11, often use foods with empty calories.
Michael Jackson tops Forbes' highest earning dead celebrities list

Michael Jackson tops Forbes' highest earning dead celebrities list

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Michael Jackson tops Forbes magazine's list of the highest earning dead celebrities, having earned more than $160 million in the past year.

SAC founder raising funds by selling art

NEW YORK, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Beleaguered SAC Capital Advisors founder Steven Cohen has engaged New York auction house Sotheby's to sell major art works, sources told The New York Times.

Grandson of Hilton hotel founder arrested

BOCA RATON, Fla., May 7 (UPI) -- The 53-year-old grandson of the founder of the Hilton hotel chain was arrested for battery after pushing a woman at a Boca Raton restaurant, police said.
Richard Burton gets Hollywood star

Richard Burton gets Hollywood star

HOLLYWOOD, March 2 (UPI) -- Welsh actor Richard Burton's posthumous Hollywood Walk of Fame star was unveiled on the 50th anniversary of the release of "Cleopatra," officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday Feb. 27, 2013.
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Actor Richard Burton to get posthumous Walk of Fame star

Actor Richard Burton to get posthumous Walk of Fame star

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce says Welsh actor Richard Burton will receive a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next month.
Egypt news official: Holocaust a U.S. hoax

Egypt news official: Holocaust a U.S. hoax

CAIRO, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Holocaust was a U.S. intelligence hoax and the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis actually moved to the United States, an Egyptian state news official said.

Gay critics bestow film, TV Dorian Awards

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Homosexual film critics in Los Angeles have named "Argo" the recipient of the Dorian Award for the Best Movie of the year.

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3.5M people watch 'Liz & Dick'

3.5M people watch 'Liz & Dick'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- About 3.5 million viewers tuned in for "Liz & Dick," a made-for-TV movie starring Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Lohan unfazed by 'Liz & Dick' pans

Lohan unfazed by 'Liz & Dick' pans

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Lindsay Lohan said she's unfazed by criticisms of her "Liz & Dick" performance because she refuses to read reviews, sources told TMZ.
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