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Illini Whitney Marcilus gets Hendricks

URBANA, Ill., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- University of Illinois football star Whitney Mercilus has been chosen to receive the Hendricks Award, which is given to the top defensive end.

Oklahoma players involved in assault

NORMAN, Okla., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- At least two Oklahoma University football players were involved in an assault, Sooners Coach Bob Stoops has confirmed.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of the weekend's Thoroughbred Grade I stakes action
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
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Frank Alexander
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Frank Alexander (May 25, 1879 - September 8, 1937) was an American silent film comedian and actor. Alexander, who was morbidly obese (350 pounds), was best known for playing villains in the films of Larry Semon, who are often the father of Semon's love interest.

He is best known to contemporary audiences for portraying a villainous interpretation of Uncle Henry, eventually proclaimed "Prince of Whales" upon reaching the Emerald City in Semon's Wizard of Oz. He was also part of the comedy team called "A Ton Of Fun" with two other large actors, Kewpie Ross and Hilliard Karr.

Richard M. Roberts's article in Classic Images listed the top ten ingredients of a Larry Semon film, which began with these four:

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