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Would-be Reagan assassin to get expanded leave

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- John Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate U.S. President Ronald Reagan, may spend more time outside a Washington psychiatric hospital, a federal judge ruled.
Helen Mirren named Hasty Pudding Theatricals' Woman of the Year

Helen Mirren named Hasty Pudding Theatricals' Woman of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals says British actress Helen Mirren will be the recipient of its 2014 Woman of the Year Award.

Man who tried to kill Reagan allowed to spend more time with mom

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- John Hinckley Jr., confined to a Washington mental hospital for his 1981 attempt to kill President Ronald Reagan, was granted more freedom Friday.

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Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver to star in 'Chappie'

Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver to star in 'Chappie'

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Writer-director Neill Blomkamp has begun shooting a science fiction movie, "Chappie," in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sony Pictures Entertainment and MRC said.
Jodie Foster is dating Ellen DeGeneres' ex-girlfriend

Jodie Foster is dating Ellen DeGeneres' ex-girlfriend

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Jodie Foster is dating photographer Alexandra Hedison, ex-girlfriend of talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres, E! News said.

'Elysium' takes weekend box office honors

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- "Elysium," starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, was the No. 1 weekend movie with $30.4 million in gross receipts.
Jodie Foster called to scene of Jamie Lee Curtis crash

Jodie Foster called to scene of Jamie Lee Curtis crash

VENICE, Calif., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Jodie Foster rushed to the scene of a Venice, Calif., car crash in which her friend Jamie Lee Curtis suffered minor injuries, TMZ reported.
Secret Service: Reagan shooter Hinckley is behaving normally

Secret Service: Reagan shooter Hinckley is behaving normally

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- The man who shot U.S. President Ronald Reagan in 1981 behaves normally in forays outside of the mental hospital where he is treated, the Secret Service says.
Matt Damon's sci-fi flick 'Elysium' about space, poverty, pollution

Matt Damon's sci-fi flick 'Elysium' about space, poverty, pollution

LOS ANGELES, April 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Matt Damon's upcoming sci-fi flick "Elysium" is about how rich people escape to a space station after Earth is ruined by pollution and poverty.
Reagan would-be killer seeks more visits

Reagan would-be killer seeks more visits

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Would-be presidential assassin John Hinckley Jr. has earned the right to get more time away from a Washington mental hospital, his lawyer said.
Actress-director Jodie Foster publicly comes out as gay at Globes

Actress-director Jodie Foster publicly comes out as gay at Globes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Actress-director Jodie Foster confirmed she is gay at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.

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Jodie Foster set for Globes DeMille prize

Jodie Foster set for Globes DeMille prize

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Jodie Foster will receive the Cecil B. deMille award for lifetime achievement at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills, Calif., organizers said.
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Alicia Christian "Jodie" Foster (born November 19, 1962) is an American actress, film director, producer as well as being a former child actress.

Foster began acting in commercials at three years old, and her first significant role came in the 1976 film Taxi Driver as the preteen prostitute, Iris, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Also that year, she starred in the cult film The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane. She won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1989 for playing a rape survivor in The Accused. In 1991, she starred in The Silence of the Lambs as Clarice Starling, a gifted FBI trainee, assisting in a hunt for a serial killer. This performance received international acclaim and her second Academy Award for Best Actress. She received her fourth Academy Award nomination for playing a hermit in Nell (1994). Other popular films include Maverick (1994), Contact (1997), Panic Room (2002), Flightplan (2005), Inside Man (2006), The Brave One (2007), and Nim's Island (2008).

Foster's films have spanned a wide variety of genres, from family films to horror. In addition to her two Academy Awards she has won three Bafta Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a People's Choice Award, and has received two Emmy nominations.

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