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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Sunday, May 13, 2007.
By United Press International

ABC to air Sept. 11 film commercial-free

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- ABC, after exploring all advertising avenues, has decided to show its upcoming two-part U.S. film, "The Path to 9/11," commercial-free when it airs next week.

TV shows to mark Sept. 11 anniversary

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A variety of TV programming will mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, from documentaries to live coverage from New York's Ground Zero.

More 'National Treasure' ahead for Cage

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Most of the original cast of the film "National Treasure," including star Nicolas Cage, has signed on to make a sequel of the U.S. film from Disney.

Bracco recalls depression in memoir

NEW YORK, June 2 (UPI) -- "The Sopranos" star Lorraine Bracco writes in her memoir of the crippling depression she was battling when she accepted the role on the HBO mob drama.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2006 with 232 to follow.
By United Press International

Moore, Crudup star in romantic comedy

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Billy Crudup will play a misogynistic children's writer forced to collaborate with Mandy Moore in the romantic comedy, "Dedication."

The Almanac

Today is Friday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2005 with 232 to follow.
By United Press International

Stars line up for DGA Honors

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Oprah Winfrey, Martin Scorcese and Mike Nichols head the list of presenters for the upcoming Directors Guild of America Honors, the DGA has announced.

Kravitz casts blind eye for film role

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Rock star Lenny Kravitz will play a blind man in his first starring movie role, to be filmed later this year.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, May 13, the 134th day of 2004 with 232 to follow.
By United Press International

Springer opera heading to B'way

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- The smash hit West End musical "Jerry Springer -- The Opera" is heading to Broadway, the BBC reported Tuesday.

Outkast's Andre 3000 headed for big screen

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Outkast's Andre 3000 is moving from music to movies with his role in "Be Cool," the sequel to MGM's "Get Shorty," which began filming Monday in Los Angeles.

Celebrities licensed to carry a gun

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A bevy of New York City's biggest stars can carry loaded guns, according to a list of gun-license holders of the police.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2003 with 232 to follow.
By United Press International
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Harvey Keitel
Actor Harvey Keitel portrays TV talk show host Jerry Springer during the debut performance of "Jerry Springer the Opera" at New York's Carnegie Hall on January 29, 2008. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Harvey Keitel (born May 13, 1939) is an American actor. Some of his more notable starring roles were in Martin Scorsese's Mean Streets and Taxi Driver, Ridley Scott's The Duellists and Thelma and Louise, Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, Jane Campion's The Piano, Abel Ferrara's Bad Lieutenant, James Mangold's Cop Land, Nicolas Roeg's Bad Timing, and Theo Angelopoulos's Ulysses' Gaze. His latest work was as Detective Lieutenant Gene Hunt on the American adaptation of Life on Mars.

Keitel (pronounced /kaɪˈtɛl/ ky-TEL) was born in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, the son of Miriam and Harry Keitel, Jewish immigrants from Romania and Poland. His parents owned and ran a luncheonette and his father also worked as a hat maker.

Keitel grew up in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, with his sister, Renee, and brother, Jerry. He attended Abraham Lincoln High School. At the age of 16, he decided to join the United States Marine Corps, a decision that took him to Lebanon, during Operation Blue Bat. After his return to the United States, he was a court reporter and was able to support himself before beginning his acting career.

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