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GQ picks Aniston as Man of the Year

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Jennifer Aniston has become GQ magazine's first (Wo)Man of the Year.

Aniston trespasser sentenced to jail

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A man who entered Jennifer Aniston's Malibu, Calif., home in August was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday as part of a plea deal in Los Angeles.

Aniston stars in thriller 'Derailed'

NEW YORK, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Jennifer Aniston says she doesn't mind being called "America's Sweetheart."

Aniston speaks out about break-up

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The break-up of her marriage to Brad Pitt may be big news for tabloids, but the Jennifer Aniston insists she doesn't read what is written about it.

Sandra Bullock says she's not pregnant

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Newlywed actress Sandra Bullock says everyone "seems to think" she's pregnant but "it's called weight gain."

People photo goof halts press run

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- People's proof of an alleged romance between Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston had one small problem -- Aniston wasn't the woman in the picture with Vaughn.

Aniston repairs relationship with mom

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston and her mother, Nancy, are speaking again after nine years of estrangement.

Aniston's divorce from Pitt becomes final

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The divorce between former Hollywood golden couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston is now official.

Brad, Jenn's house listed for $28 million

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt have listed their Beverly Hills, Calif., for $28 million, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.

Vince Vaughn moves to the Windy City

CHICAGO, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Vince Vaughn is leaving California for another west coast -- the west coast of Lake Michigan.

Oprah Winfrey kicks off 20th season

CHICAGO, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Oprah Winfrey kicked off her 20th season on TV Monday by announcing a personal $10 million donation to victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Man ordered to stay away from Aniston

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Although he's in jail, Jennifer Aniston has made triple sure a homeless man who walked into her Malibu, Calif., home will not be back any time soon. A judge granted Aniston's request for an order keeping David Hesterby, 48, at least 100 yards away from h

Cable nets join in Katrina telethon effort

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- About 20 cable TV channels are joining the major networks in airing the "Shelter from the Storm" telethon for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Young Brits want Pitt and Aniston's looks

LONDON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- More than a quarter of British women say they want to look like U.S. actress Jennifer Aniston while British men chose her ex, Brad Pitt.

Brits pick Eva Longoria TV's sexiest siren

LONDON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A British supermarket chain says "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria is TV's all time sexiest star.
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Actress Jennifer Aniston appears backstage at the 81st Academy Awards in Hollywood on February 22, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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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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