Poll picks Winfrey as best girlfriend

SEATTLE, May 17 (UPI) -- Talk show host Oprah Winfrey was chosen the best celebrity girlfriend while "The View's" Star Jones the worst in an online poll by Sisterwoman.com.

AFI honors Arquette family

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) -- The American Film Institute Wednesday honored Hollywood's Arquette family with its AFI Associates Platinum Circle Award at a star-studded gala in Los Angeles.

Cast lined up for 'Into the Wild'

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Actors Vince Vaughn and Katherine Keener have signed on to star with Emile Hirsch in Sean Penn's film, "Into the Wild," it was reported Monday.

LIfetime viewers brand Witherspoon hip mom

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Nearly 1,000 viewers of cable TV's Lifetime Network have voted Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon the hippest mom in the United States.

Aniston, Winfrey discuss bogus wedding

CHICAGO, April 18 (UPI) -- Jennifer Aniston called in to the "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in another effort to quash the rumor that she's marrying boyfriend Vince Vaughn.

Douglas disputes GQ quotes

LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) -- Actor Michael Douglas says he did not make the offensive remarks about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie attributed to him in GQ magazine.

'Today' show interview angers stars

NEW YORK, April 4 (UPI) -- It got a little tense on the "Today" show set Tuesday when guest Jennifer Aniston was asked about rumors that she planned to marry Vince Vaughn.

Former Pitt, Aniston home finally sells

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 29 (UPI) -- The former Beverly Hills, Calif., home of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston has been bought for $22.5 million by an "anonymous foreign businessman."

Comedy Arts Fest wraps with awards

ASPEN, Colo., March 12 (UPI) -- Stand-up comics Mitch Fatel and Aziz Ansari were among the jury award winners at the 12th annual U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo.

List of Oscar presenters grows

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Jennifer Lopez was added Tuesday to the growing list of presenters for the 78th Academy Awards at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre.

Vince Vaughn to star in holiday comedy

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Actor Vince Vaughn is poised to reunite with "Wedding Crashers" director David Dobkin for the Warner Bros. holiday comedy, "Fred Claus."

Aniston, Pitt split settlement finalized

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Brad Pitt will take over the film studio he founded with his ex-wife Jennifer Aniston, KNBC-TV, Los Angles, reported Tuesday.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2006 with 323 to follow.
By United Press International

Owen says Aniston not hurt in filming

LONDON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- British actor Clive Owen says he had no trouble filming rough sex scenes with Jennifer Aniston for "Derailed."

Media frenzy expected at Sundance opening

PARK CITY, Utah, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- "Friends With Money" director Nicole Holofcenter says she was caught off guard when tabloid reporters besieged the set of the Jennifer Aniston film.
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Jennifer Aniston
Actress Jennifer Aniston appears backstage at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 22, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Jennifer Joanna Aniston (born February 11, 1969) is an American actress, film director, and producer. She gained worldwide recognition in the 1990s for portraying Rachel Green in the television sitcom Friends, a role which earned her an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Aniston has also enjoyed a successful film career, having appeared in several Hollywood productions. She gained critical acclaim for her performances in the independent films She's the One (1996), Office Space (1999), The Good Girl (2002) and Friends with Money (2006). She has had her greatest commercial successes with the films Bruce Almighty (2003), The Break-Up (2006), Marley & Me (2008), Just Go with It (2011), and Horrible Bosses (2011).

Jennifer Aniston was born in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California to actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow. Aniston's father is Greek and a native of Crete. Her mother's ancestry is Scottish, Irish, Italian, and "a little splash of Greek". Aniston has an older maternal half-brother, John Melick, and a younger paternal half-brother, Alex Aniston. Aniston's godfather was actor Telly Savalas, her father's best friend. As a child, Aniston lived in Greece for one year with her family. They later relocated to New York City. Aniston attended the Rudolf Steiner School in New York, and graduated from Manhattan's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She worked in Off Broadway productions such as For Dear Life and Dancing on Checker's Grave, and supported herself with several part-time jobs, which included working as a telemarketer, waitress, and bike messenger. In 1989, Aniston moved to Los Angeles, California.

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