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Jacqueline Bisset wins Golden Globe, gives awkward acceptance speech

Jacqueline Bisset wins Golden Globe, gives awkward acceptance speech

Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Jacqueline Bisset was very surprised to be the winner of Sunday night's Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal to star in Sundance thriller

Maggie Gyllenhaal to star in Sundance thriller

NEW YORK, July 29 (UPI) -- Maggie Gyllenhaal, Stephen Rea and Janet McTeer are to star in "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part mini-series shooting in the United Kingdom and Morocco.
Starz adapting Gregory books as series

Starz adapting Gregory books as series

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. cable television network Starz says it is adapting Philippa Gregory's three-book "The Cousins War" series as a small-screen drama.
'Potter' stars Radcliffe and Hinds reunite for 'Woman in Black'

'Potter' stars Radcliffe and Hinds reunite for 'Woman in Black'

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- British movie star Daniel Radcliffe says he was happy to work with Northern Irish actor Ciaran Hinds again in "The Woman in Black" after the pair shared the screen in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
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Spielberg, Pitt, Streep attend Oscar lunch

Spielberg, Pitt, Streep attend Oscar lunch

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, George Clooney and Steven Spielberg were among those who attended Monday's Oscar nominees luncheon in Los Angeles.
Radcliffe talks about post-Potter role in 'Woman in Black'

Radcliffe talks about post-Potter role in 'Woman in Black'

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- British actor Daniel Radcliffe, who spent more than a decade playing the titular wizard in eight special effects-laden Harry Potter blockbusters, says he loved starring in the old-fashioned, low-tech ghost story "The Woman in Black."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'Hugo' leads with 11 Oscar nods

'Hugo' leads with 11 Oscar nods

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" led the field with 11 nods, including one for Best Picture, when Oscar nominations were announced in Los Angeles Tuesday.
'Help,' 'Moneyball' score Globe nods

'Help,' 'Moneyball' score Globe nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- "The Descendants," "The Help," "Hugo," "The Ides of March," "Moneyball" and "War Horse" were tapped for the Best Drama Golden Globe in Los Angeles Thursday.

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'Help,' 'Descendants' lead SAG Award nods

'Help,' 'Descendants' lead SAG Award nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- "The Artist," "The Help" and "The Descendants" earned multiple Screen Actors Guild Award nominations in Los Angeles Wednesday.
'Artist,' 'Shelter' earn 5 Spirit nods each

'Artist,' 'Shelter' earn 5 Spirit nods each

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- "The Artist" and "Take Shelter" were each nominated for five Independent Spirit Awards in Los Angeles Tuesday.
B'way's 'Carnage' to mark 400th show

B'way's 'Carnage' to mark 400th show

NEW YORK, April 21 (UPI) -- The Tony Award-winning comedy "God of Carnage" is to mark its 400th performance on Broadway, the play's producers said.
Gandolfini, Fonda up for Tony Awards

Gandolfini, Fonda up for Tony Awards

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- James Gandolfini, Jeff Daniels, Jane Fonda, Marcia Gay Harden and Janet McTeer were among Broadway stars nominated for Tony Awards in New York Tuesday.
'Mary Stuart' heading to Broadway

'Mary Stuart' heading to Broadway

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- The new West End production of Friedrich Schiller's play "Mary Stuart" is heading to Broadway next spring, the show's producers said.
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NYP97060206- 2 JUNE 1997-NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Actor Alec Baldwin raises Janet McTeer hand in victory after presenting her with the Tony Award for "Best Leading Actress in a Play" (A Doll's House) at June 1st 1997 Tony Award Ceremonies held at Radio City Music Hall in New York . UPI ep/Ezio Petersen
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Janet McTeer, OBE (born 8 May 1961) is a British actress.

McTeer was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom, the daughter of Jean and Alan McTeer. She trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and began her successful theatrical career with the Royal Exchange Theatre after graduating.

McTeer's television work includes the BBC production of Nigel Nicolson's book Portrait of a Marriage in which she played Vita Sackville-West and the popular ITV series The Governor written by Lynda La Plante. She made her screen debut in Half Moon Street, a 1986 film based on a novel by Paul Theroux. In 1991 she appeared in Catherine Cookson's The Black Velvet Gown , with Bob Peck and Geraldine Somerville, it won the International Emmy award for best drama. She appeared in the 1992 film version of Wuthering Heights (co-starring Juliette Binoche and Ralph Fiennes) and the 1992 film Carrington (which starred Emma Thompson and Jonathan Pryce).

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