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Michael Chiklis tapped for 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

Michael Chiklis tapped for 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

March 29 (UPI) -- Michael Chiklis joins Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates and Angela Basset in fourth season of "American Horror Story."
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'American Horror Story' reveals season four setting

'American Horror Story' reveals season four setting

March 17 (UPI) -- "American Horror Story" writer Douglas Petrie has revealed the show's creepy fourth season setting.
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Jessica Lange to be the new face of Marc Jacobs 'Beauty'

Jessica Lange to be the new face of Marc Jacobs 'Beauty'

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Actress Jessica Lange has signed on to become the new face of Marc Jacobs' cosmetic line, Marc Beauty.
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'American Horror Story' Season 4 to be set in 1950

'American Horror Story' Season 4 to be set in 1950

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- The fourth edition of "American Horror Story" will be set in the not so distant past, says Ryan Murphy, co-creator of the supernatural anthology series.
'Boardwalk,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Homeland' earn SAG Award nominations

'Boardwalk,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Homeland' earn SAG Award nominations

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- "Boardwalk Empire," "Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones" and "Homeland" were nominated for Best Drama Ensemble by Hollywood's Screen Actors Guild.

'American Horror Story' to return Oct. 9

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Season 3 of the supernatural thriller series "American Horror Story" is to premiere Oct. 9, FX announced.
'Breaking Bad,' 'House of Cards' up for Emmy Awards

'Breaking Bad,' 'House of Cards' up for Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- "Breaking Bad," "Downton Abbey," "Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "House of Cards" and "Mad Men" were nominated for the Best Drama Emmy in Los Angeles Thursday.
2014 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees announced

2014 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees announced

HOLLYWOOD, June 22 (UPI) -- Liam Neeson and Katy Perry head the list of Hollywood Walk of Fame star recipients for 2014, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced.
Emma Roberts eyes 'American Horror Story' role

Emma Roberts eyes 'American Horror Story' role

LOS ANGELES, May 23 (UPI) -- Emma Roberts is in talks to join the cast of "American Horror Story" for the supernatural drama's third season, TVLine reported.

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Bates confirmed for 'American Horror Story: Coven' role

Bates confirmed for 'American Horror Story: Coven' role

LOS ANGELES, March 18 (UPI) -- The subtitle of Season 3 of "American Horror Story" will be "Coven," the anthology show's creator Ryan Murphy has announced.
Kathy Bates may join 'Horror Story' cast for Season 3

Kathy Bates may join 'Horror Story' cast for Season 3

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Kathy Bates is in talks to play the nemesis of fellow Oscar-winner Jessica Lange's character on TV's "American Horror Story" for Season 3, TVLine said.

Gay critics bestow film, TV Dorian Awards

HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Homosexual film critics in Los Angeles have named "Argo" the recipient of the Dorian Award for the Best Movie of the year.
Peters, Paulson up for 3rd season of 'American Horror Story'

Peters, Paulson up for 3rd season of 'American Horror Story'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters have signed on for a third season of the anthology series "American Horror Story," show creator Ryan Murphy said.
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Jessica Phyllis Lange (born April 20, 1949) is an American stage and screen actress. With a career that has spanned thirty-five years and six Oscar nominations, she may be most notable for her performances in Frances, Tootsie, Sweet Dreams and Blue Sky.

Lange, the third of four children, was born in Cloquet, Minnesota, the daughter of Dorothy Florence (née Sahlman) and Albert John Lange, who was a teacher and salesman. Her maternal grandparents were of Finnish descent, while her paternal grandparents were German and Dutch. She studied art briefly at the University of Minnesota before going to Paris, France, where she studied mime with Étienne Decroux. She returned to New York City, New York in 1973 and took acting lessons while working as a waitress and a fashion model for the Wilhelmina Models agency.

In 1976, Dino De Laurentiis cast her in his motion picture remake of King Kong, which started and almost ended her career. Although the King Kong remake was a top moneymaker for Paramount Pictures, critics were not kind to the film and Lange did not appear in another film for three years, when Bob Fosse cast her as the glamorous figure of death in All That Jazz (1979). The unfavorable reviews were devastating but critics took notice with her impressive turn in Bob Rafelson's remake of The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981).

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