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'Jeopardy' winner is 'Millionaire' expert

'Jeopardy' winner is 'Millionaire' expert

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Game-show titan Ken Jennings has agreed to sit in as resident expert on the U.S. television game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," ABC said.

New data challenge Earth atmosphere theory

TROY, N.Y., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. geochemists challenged commonly held theories about how gases are expelled from the Earth and how a planet's atmosphere is formed.

Thomas recommended at Nicholls State

THIBODAUX, La., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Jay Thomas Wednesday was recommended as the new football coach at Nicholls State University in Louisiana.

Feature: Woody Allen mounts one-acts

NEW YORK, June 18 (UPI) -- Woody Allen has written and directed mostly films for the past 35 years, so his rare forays into the theater are occasions of exceptional interest.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Woody Allen's winning new one-acts

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Woody Allen has written and directed mostly films for the past 35 years, so his rare forays into the theater are occasions of exceptional interest.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Richard Portnow of TV's "The Sopranos" is one of the few actors directed by Woody Allen on both stage and film.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Comedian Bernie Mac says he decided to become a comedian when he was just 5 years old and tried to make his mother laugh.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
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Jay Thomas (born July 12, 1948) is an American actor and disc jockey.

Thomas was born Jon Thomas Terrell in Kermit, Texas, the son of Katharine "Kathy" (née Guzzino) and T. Harry Terrell, Sr. He was raised in New Orleans, where he attended Jesuit High School, New Orleans. He and his wife Sally live in Southern California and are parents to two sons, Samuel and Jacob. Jay fathered a son years earlier with another woman and gave the child up for adoption. Jay and his son John Harding have spoken about their reunion on the Dr. Phil show. John Harding is the lead singer of the band JTX.

Thomas is perhaps best known for his recurring roles. The first on the sitcom Mork and Mindy, on which he played Remo DaVinci, the Italian deli-owner, from 1979 until 1981. He then played the hockey-player-turned-travelling-ice show-skater second husband, Eddie LeBec, of Carla on Cheers (1987-1989). He also appeared on Murphy Brown as a tabloid talk show host, Jerry Gold, who was also one of Murphy's love interests (1989-1998). Thomas won Emmy Awards in 1990 and 1991 for "Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series" for his portrayal of Jerry Gold on Murphy Brown.

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