'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.

Poll: Most would send Paris Hilton packing

NEW YORK, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- If U.S. adults were on "Survivor" on CBS, 35 percent would send Paris Hilton packing home first, and 33 percent would send President George W. Bush home.

Grazia readers pick Moss as best dressed

LONDON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- The British fashion magazine Grazia Tuesday named supermodel Kate Moss its Best-Dressed Woman of 2005.

Photog denies trying to sell Aniston pics

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The photographer being sued by actress Jennifer Aniston for taking topless pictures of her says she bears some responsibility for going outside like that.

Pitt is adopting Jolie's children

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Actor Brad Pitt has filed legal papers in Los Angeles to adopt Angelina Jolie's two young children, the actor's publicist said.

Vaughn, Aniston pulled over in Arizona

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston were pulled over by police in Scottsdale, Ariz., where Vaughn was given a field sobriety test.

Julia Roberts is highest paid actress

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts is Hollywood's highest-paid actress, garnering $20 million per film, it was reported Wednesday.
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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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