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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, June 19, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
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Guest spots in demand on 'NCIS'

Guest spots in demand on 'NCIS'

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Actors are flocking to do guest spots on "NCIS," the U.S. TV show's executive producer Gary Glasberg said.
Baryshnikov, Laguna to start tour in Calif

Baryshnikov, Laguna to start tour in Calif

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Dancers Mikhail Baryshnikov and Ana Laguna are to kick off their U.S. tour with a performance at California's Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, organizers said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 19, 2008.
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Zoe carries on Cassavetes family business

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Zoe Cassavetes said being a filmmaker was her choice, not the result of pressure from her parents, director John Cassavetes and actress Gena Rowlands.

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UPI almanac for Tuesday, June 19, 2007.

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Today is Monday June 19, the 170th day of 2006 with 195 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, June 19, the 170th day of 2005 with 195 to follow.
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Feature: Honoring James Garner

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- When he heard that the Screen Actors Guild would honor James Garner with its Life Achievement Award, "The Rockford Files" producer Stephen J. Cannell said Garne
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Today is Saturday, June 19, the 171st day of 2004 with 195 to follow.
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Nick Cassevets to direct 'Martian' movie

LOS ANGELES, June 14 (UPI) -- Director Nick Cassavetes, whose new movie "The Notebook" opens Friday, will direct a science fiction movie starring John Cusack, Daily Vatiety said Monday.

Analysis: 'Fahrenheit 9/11' has a date

LOS ANGELES, June 2 (UPI) -- "Fahrenheit 9/11" has a U.S. release date, June 25, that presents both challenges and opportunities for Michael Moore and the consortium of companies that will
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Memory loss popular Hollywood theme

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood is preparing to release a spate of films featuring one or more memory-challenged characters in the next few months.

Analysis: 'Raymond,' 'Wing' take top Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Voters showed a distinct preference for the warm and fuzzy -- not to mention the tried and true -- as "Everybody Loves Raymond," "The West Wing" and "Door to Do
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Gena Rowlands (born June 19, 1930) is an American actress of film, stage and television. The 3 time Emmy and 2 time Golden Globe winner is best known for her collaborations with her actor-director husband John Cassavetes in ten films, in two of which, Gloria and A Woman Under the Influence, she gave Academy Award-nominated performances.

Born as Virginia Cathryn Rowlands in Madison, Wisconsin, Her father, Edwin Myrwyn Rowlands, was a banker and a state legislator, and her mother, Mary Allen (née Neal), was a painter and housewife originally from Arkansas. The family moved to Washington, D.C. in 1939 when Edwin was appointed to a position in the United States Department of Agriculture; moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1942 when he was appointed as branch manager of the Office of Price Administration; and later moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota. From 1947-50, she attended the University of Wisconsin, where she was a popular student already renowned for her beauty. She left for New York City to study drama at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

In the early 1950s, Rowlands performed with repertory theatre companies and at the Provincetown Playhouse. She made her Broadway debut in The Seven Year Itch and toured in a national production of the play. Rowlands guest starred on such anthology television series as Robert Montgomery Presents, Appointment with Adventure, Kraft Television Theatre, and Studio One (1955). In 1956, she starred in Middle of the Night opposite Edward G. Robinson. She appeared alongside husband Cassavetes on an episode ("Fly Baby, Fly") of the 1959–60 NBC detective series Johnny Staccato.

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