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PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Film of the Week: 'Cradle 2 the Grave'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- I had originally guessed that "Cradle 2 the Grave" would be a Masterpiece Theatre-style historical drama about the British Labor Party's creation of an all-enco
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

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HONORS FOR SCHWARZENEGGER
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced that Gene Hackman will receive the 2003 Cecil B. DeMille Award, in recognition of his "outstanding contribution to the entertainment field."
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Video of the Week: 'Bad Company'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- "Bad Company," a Jerry Bruckheimer action thriller that took in $30 million last summer despite a $70 million budget, is out Tuesday on DVD ($29.99 list) and VH
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

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'MINORITY' WINS BOX-OFFICE PLURALITY The new Tom Cruise-Steven Spielberg futuristic thriller "Minority Report" was No. 1 at the U.S. box office in its opening weekend.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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ZOINKS!
By United Press International

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DEPP MAY CHANGE HIS HOLLYWOOD PERSONA If you look up the phrase "quirky actor" in the dictionary, you'll likely see Johnny Depp's picture.
DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Film of the Week: 'Bad Company'

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) -- "Bad Company" is a Jerry Bruckheimer action thriller starring the brilliant stand-up comic Chris Rock. He plays dual roles as high-IQ identical twins separated
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

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NETWORKS GET POOR GRADE ON PRIMETIME DIVERSITY
By United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

ROSIE O?DONNELL Rosie O'Donnell's upcoming memoir, "Find Me," isn't due in stores until April 23, but various published reports indicate that the talk show queen turned magazine publisher reveals in the book that she is a lesbian.
By United Press International

Hollywood Analysis: 'Down's' home appeal

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- While "Black Hawk Down" is a hit at the U.S. box office, it will be interesting to see how it does with audiences in foreign markets.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

'Hawk' wins US box office easily

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- War drama "Black Hawk Down" easily won a healthy weekend at the nation's box office with an estimated $29 million at 3,101 theaters during the Friday-Sunday per
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SECURITY TIGHT FOR GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
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Jerry Bruckheimer
Producer-director Jerry Bruckheimer arrives for the premiere of his new film "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" held at New York's Ziegfeld Theater on December 13, 2007. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Jerome Leon "Jerry" Bruckheimer (born September 21, 1945) is an American film and television producer. He has achieved great success in the genres of action, drama, and science fiction. His best known television series are CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Eleventh Hour, Without a Trace, Cold Case, The Amazing Race, and Dark Blue. His best known films include Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, The Rock, Con Air, Coyote Ugly, Crimson Tide, Armageddon, Enemy of the State, Gone in 60 Seconds, Black Hawk Down, Pearl Harbor, Pirates of the Caribbean, G-Force, King Arthur, Prince of Persia and the National Treasure franchise.

Many of his films were produced by Paramount and Disney, while many of his television series were co-produced by Warner Bros.

The son of German Jewish immigrants, Bruckheimer was born in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Mumford High School in Detroit until moving to Arizona for college at age 17. Bruckheimer was also an active member of the Stamp Collecting Club. He graduated with a degree in psychology from the University of Arizona with an algebra minor. He was a member of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. A film buff at an early age with an interest in photography, Bruckheimer would take snapshots when he had the opportunity. After college Bruckheimer worked in advertising in Detroit and New York City, producing award-winning commercials.

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