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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.
By United Press International
NBC to air 'Funniest of the Funniest' special

NBC to air 'Funniest of the Funniest' special

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. network NBC says it plans to air a special featuring laugh-out-loud scenes from the greatest television shows of all time next month.
DeGeneres in talks to reprise 'Nemo' role

DeGeneres in talks to reprise 'Nemo' role

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and TV host Ellen DeGeneres is in talks to reprise her role as Dory the Pacific regal blue tang in a "Finding Nemo" sequel, a trade newspaper says.
Garner, Molina co-star in new short film

Garner, Molina co-star in new short film

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) -- "Serena," a short film starring Jennifer Garner and Alfred Molina, premiered on YouTube's WIGS digital channel Tuesday.
Josh Duhamel lands voice role on TV's 'Pirates'

Josh Duhamel lands voice role on TV's 'Pirates'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Josh Duhamel is to lend his voice to the character of Captain Flynn on TV's "Jake and the Never Land Pirates."
Report: TNT cancels 'Raising the Bar'

Report: TNT cancels 'Raising the Bar'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- TNT has opted not to renew its U.S. legal drama "Raising the Bar" for a third season, a network representative told E! News.

TV stars Whitford, Kaczmarek divorcing

LOS ANGELES, June 20 (UPI) -- TV stars Bradley Whitford and Jane Kaczmarek have filed divorce papers in Los Angeles, a representative says.
TNT pays tolls to promote new series

TNT pays tolls to promote new series

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- TNT is treating motorists to free tolls in parts of Atlanta, Orlando, Fla., Philadelphia and Chicago this weekend to promote its new series "Raising the Bar."

Costume Designers Guild nominees set

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Two queens and a devil were among nominees for the Costume Designers Guild ninth annual awards ceremonies set for Feb. 17 in Beverly Hills, Calif.

'West,' '24,' 'Anatomy' lead Emmy bids

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 6 (UPI) -- TNT miniseries "Into the West" led the Emmy Award nominations Thursday, followed by network drama series "24" and "Grey's Anatomy."

Judges named for Miss America Pageant

PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- An NFL legend, a multi-platinum recording artist and an Emmy-nominated actress are among the judges for the 2006 Miss America pageant.

'Extra' ready for host's maternity leave

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- "Extra" host Mark McGrath will have an impressive list of celebrity co-hosts when Dayna Devon goes on maternity leave, it was reported Monday.

Longoria snubbed by Emmys

LOS ANGELES, July 14 (UPI) -- Three of the four "Desperate Housewives" were nominated Thursday as best actress in a comedy for the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Fantasia to perform at benefit

LOS ANGELES, May 21 (UPI) -- "American Idol" winner Fantasia will perform at a benefit for the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation in Los Angeles.

Stars line up for St. Jude hospital

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 29 (UPI) -- An all-star lineup is set for a charity fashion show to aid St. Jude's Hospital and to promote the DVD release of "National Treasure," organizers said Friday.
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Jane Kaczmarek
Actress Jane Kaczmarek attends the 10th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills, California on February 19, 2008. (UPI Photo/Seiji Yamada)

University of Wisconsin–Madison,

Jane Frances Kaczmarek (born December 21, 1955) is an American actress. She is best known for playing the character of Lois on the television series Malcolm in the Middle. Kaczmarek is a three-time Golden Globe and seven-time Emmy Award nominee. She lives in San Marino, California.

Kaczmarek was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of Evelyn, a teacher, and Edward Kaczmarek, a defense department worker. She grew up in Greendale and is of Polish ancestry. Kaczmarek was raised as a strict Roman Catholic. She majored in theater at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and later studied at the Yale School of Drama for her graduate degree and was a part of its theater company.

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