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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011.
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B'way run of 'Ghetto Klown' extended

B'way run of 'Ghetto Klown' extended

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- The Broadway run of writer-actor John Leguizamo's fifth one-man show, "Ghetto Klown," has been extended, the play's producers said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007.
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Stars line up for Shelly Foundation gala

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A foundation created to honor the memory of filmmaker Adrienne Shelly is planning an inaugural benefit in New York to help female writers and directors.

Fire leaves 'Crazy Love' couple homeless

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A fire forced the married stars of the documentary "Crazy Love" out of their New York apartment, the New York Daily News said Thursday.

Snow patrol rescues celeb skiers

ASPEN, Colo., March 12 (UPI) -- Actors Rob Morrow, Chad Lowe and Fisher Stevens wound up out of bounds and lost on a double-black diamond ski run in Aspen, Colo., but not out of luck.

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UPI almanac for Monday, Nov. 27, 2006.
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Overture Pictures hires show biz veterans

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Overture Pictures is working to produce and release up to 10 U.S. films a year and shooting for a roster that would include veterans of United Artists and MGM.

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Today is Sunday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2005 with 34 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 27, the 332nd day of 2004 with 34 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Nov. 27, the 331st day of 2003 with 34 to follow.
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'Positively Fifth Street' made into film

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- John Ridley is set to adapt and direct James McManus' non-fiction bestseller "Positively Fifth Street" for GreeneStreet Films and Killer Films of New York.
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Fisher Stevens
Director Fisher Stevens arrives at the 33rd American Film Festival of Deauville in Deauville, France on September 1, 2007. Stevens is at the festival with his film "Crazy Love". (UPI Photo/David Silpa)
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Fisher Stevens (born November 27, 1963) is an American actor, director and producer. His most recent successes include the 2010 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for his film The Cove and 2008 Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature for his film Crazy Love. As an actor, he is well-known for his portrayals of Chuck Fishman on Early Edition, Seamus O'Neill on Key West (TV series), Eugene "The Plague" Belford in Hackers, Iggy in Super Mario Brothers, Hawk Ganz in The Flamingo Kid, and Ben Jabituya in Short Circuit and Short Circuit 2. His television credits include Frasier, Friends, Law & Order, Key West, and Lost. He recently appeared on two episodes of the TV show Numb3rs.. Fisher also has a distinguished Broadway and off-Broadway career spanning nearly 3 decades. He played Jigger Craigin in the 1994 Lincoln Center revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel. He had an early success in the 1982 Broadway production of Torch Song Trilogy playing David, the adopted son of the gay protagonist played by the show's writer Harvey Fierstein, and the original Broadway production of Brighton Beach Memoirs, where he succeeded Matthew Broderick in starring role of Eugene. Throughout his career, he has acted in and directed more than 50 stage productions.. In 2010, Fisher co-founded a new media and documentary film company, Insurgent Media, with Andrew S. Karsch and Erik H. Gordon.

Stevens was born Steven Fisher in Chicago, Illinois. He co-founded Naked Angels Theater Company with longtime friends Rob Morrow, Nicole Burdette, Pippin Parker, Charle Landry, Nancy Travis, and Ned Eisenberg in 1986. He also co-founded a film production company called GreeneStreet Films, located in Tribeca, New York City in 1996. Stevens performed as Edgar Allan Poe on Lou Reed's album The Raven in 2003. He is also an accomplished harmonica player.

In 2010, Stevens won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for co-producing The Cove.

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