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Fencing great Bob Anderson dead at 89

LONDON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Former Olympic fencer and Hollywood fight choreographer Bob Anderson has died, the British Academy of Fencing said. He was 89.
Charlie Sheen thanks TV bosses, fans

Charlie Sheen thanks TV bosses, fans

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Charlie Sheen, who is undergoing outpatient treatment for drug addiction, has issued a statement thanking his bosses and fans for their support.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 20, 2008.
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Mirren follows up 'Queen' with 'Treasure'

LOS ANGELES , Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Nicolas Cage says he's pleased Helen Mirren chose to co-star with him in the Hollywood film "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" after winning her Oscar.

British stuntman Frank Maher dies

NEWPORT, England, July 20 (UPI) -- Frank Maher, a British stuntman who doubled for actors Errol Flynn, Burt Lancaster and Patrick McGoohan in movies and television, has died at age 78. Maher, who died in Newport, England, July 13, acted and did stunt work in TV and films through the 1970s,

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Hollywood's departed Don Juans honored

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Only in Los Angeles would the centuries-old Mexican tradition of honoring the dead take on a festive bent with a party in a Hollywood cemetery.

Look-alike wanted for Flynn biopic

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Canadian filmmaker Patrick Stark is seeking a double of screen legend Errol Flynn to appear in his his biopic, "Members Only."

Warner Bros. director Vincent Sherman dies

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 20 (UPI) -- Vincent Sherman, whose film directing career began in 1939 at Warner Bros. in Hollywood, Calif., and who made 30 movies and television shows, has died at 99. Sherman died Sunday at the Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, the Los Ange

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Today is Tuesday, June 20, the 171st day of 2006 with 194 to follow.
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Academy to honor Olivia de Havilland

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday announced it will honor Oscar-winning screen legend Olivia de Havilland.

Actress Mildred Shay dead at 94

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- "Hollywood's Pocket Venus" Mildred Shay has died at her daughter's home in Glendale, Calif., at age 94.

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Today is Monday, June 20, the 171st day of 2005 with 194 to follow.
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14 October 1959(1959-10-14) (aged 50) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Errol Leslie Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) was an Australian actor. He was known for his romantic swashbuckler roles in Hollywood films and his flamboyant lifestyle.

Errol Flynn was born in Hobart, Tasmania, where his father, Theodore Thomson Flynn, was a lecturer (1909) and later professor (1911) of biology at the University of Tasmania (UTAS). Flynn was born at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Battery Point. His mother was born Lily Mary Young, but dropped the first names Lily Mary shortly after she was married and changed her name to Marelle. Flynn described his mother's family as "seafaring folk" and this appears to be where his life-long interest in boats and the sea originated. Despite Flynn's claims, the evidence indicates that he was not descended from any of the Bounty mutineers. Married at St John's Church of England, Balmain North, Sydney, on 23 January 1909, both of his parents were native-born Australians of Irish, English and Scottish descent, with convict links to Tasmania long before Flynn's birth. Flynn, living at Mclean Avenue Chatswood, Sydney in 1926, attended Sydney Church of England Grammar School (Shore School) where he was the classmate of future Australian Prime Minister, John Gorton. He was expelled for fighting and, allegedly, having sex with a school laundress. He was also expelled from several other schools he had attended in Tasmania. At the age of 20 he moved to New Guinea where he bought a tobacco plantation, a business which failed. A copper mining venture in the hills near the Laloki Valley, behind the present national capital, Port Moresby, also failed.

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