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Julia Roberts, husband Danny Moder to receive GLSEN awards

Julia Roberts, husband Danny Moder to receive GLSEN awards

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 (UPI) --Julia Roberts and husband Danny Moder will be recognized at the 2014 Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network Respect Awards for their humanitarian work.
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Debra Messing, Sofia Vergara to be presenters at next week's Emmys ceremony

Debra Messing, Sofia Vergara to be presenters at next week's Emmys ceremony

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 18 (UPI) --Debra Messing, Sofia Vergara, Allison Janney and Lucy Liu are to be presenters at the 66th Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, producers announced.
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Julia Roberts reveals why she passed on 'Sleepless in Seattle'

Julia Roberts reveals why she passed on 'Sleepless in Seattle'

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Julia Roberts said she "couldn't" play the lead in "Sleepless in Seattle" even though she was offered the part.
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Julia Roberts jokes she's prettier than Halle Berry

Julia Roberts jokes she's prettier than Halle Berry

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) --Julia Roberts confessed she used to think she was "the prettiest" of actresses while interviewing for the September issue of InStyle magazine.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

On this date in history: Richard Nixon was nominated ... and announced his resignation.
By United Press International
Julia Roberts beats Jimmy Fallon at 'Face Balls'

Julia Roberts beats Jimmy Fallon at 'Face Balls'

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (UPI) --Julia Roberts stopped by Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show" Thursday to play a new game called Face Balls.
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Shailene Woodley talks George Clooney, Miles Teller in Vanity Fair interview

Shailene Woodley talks George Clooney, Miles Teller in Vanity Fair interview

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) --Shailene Woodley spoke about her relationship to co-stars George Clooney and Miles Teller in her interview for the July issue of Vanity Fair.
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'Celebrities Read Mean Tweets' returns to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

'Celebrities Read Mean Tweets' returns to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

LOS ANGELES, May 22 (UPI) --Celebrities read mean tweets about themselves Wednesday night on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' Ashton Kutcher: 'Ashton Kutcher needs to get hit by a bus. ASAP.'
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Julia Roberts' sister committed suicide, coroner rules

Julia Roberts' sister committed suicide, coroner rules

LOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) --The Los Angeles County Coroner's office confirmed Wednesday that Julia Roberts' half-sister Nancy Motes committed suicide.
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Julia Roberts talks tattoos, George Clooney engagement on 'Ellen' [VIDEO]

Julia Roberts talks tattoos, George Clooney engagement on 'Ellen' [VIDEO]

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts tells Ellen DeGeneres that she has four tattoos, one of which was either "brave or idiotic."
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Julia Roberts, Sally Field compete in Kimmel's 'Celebrity Curse-Off'

Julia Roberts, Sally Field compete in Kimmel's 'Celebrity Curse-Off'

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- Julia Roberts and Sally Field play "Celebrity Curse-Off" with Jimmy Kimmel.
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Julia Roberts opens up about her half-sister's death: 'It's hour by hour some days'

Julia Roberts opens up about her half-sister's death: 'It's hour by hour some days'

LOS ANGELES, April 21 (UPI) -- Nancy Motes died of an apparent drug overdose last February.
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Mick Jagger says goodbye at L'Wren Scott's funeral

Mick Jagger says goodbye at L'Wren Scott's funeral

March 26 (UPI) -- Mick Jagger said his final goodbye to girlfriend L'Wren Scott at her funeral on Tuesday.
Annie Martin
'The Normal Heart' teaser trailer debuts online

'The Normal Heart' teaser trailer debuts online

LOS ANGELES, March 10 (UPI) -- HBO's released the first teaser trailer for their upcoming TV film "The Normal Heart" Sunday.
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Pizza delivery guy for the Oscars got $1,000 tip

Pizza delivery guy for the Oscars got $1,000 tip

HOLLYWOOD, March 4 (UPI) -- Edgar, the pizza delivery guy who fed hungry celebrities during the Oscars on Sunday, stopped by "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday to get his tip.
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American actress Julia Roberts attends the premiere of "Duplicity" at Empire, Leicester Square in London on March 10, 2009. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
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Julia Fiona Roberts (born October 28, 1967) is an American actress. She became a Hollywood star after headlining the romantic comedy Pretty Woman (1990), which grossed $464 million worldwide. After receiving Golden Globe Awards and Academy Award nominations for Steel Magnolias (1989) and Pretty Woman, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress in for her performance in Erin Brockovich (2000). Her films My Best Friend's Wedding (1997), Mystic Pizza (1988), Notting Hill (1999), Runaway Bride (1999), Valentine's Day (2010), The Pelican Brief (1993), Ocean's Eleven (2001) and Twelve (2004) have collectively brought box office receipts of over $2.4 billion, making her one of the most successful actors in terms of box office receipts.

Roberts had become one of the highest-paid actresses in the world, topping the Hollywood Reporter's annual "power list" of top-earning female stars from 2005 to 2006. Her fee for 1990's Pretty Woman was $300,000; in 2003, she was paid an unprecedented $25 million for her role in Mona Lisa Smile (2003). As of 2010, Roberts's net worth was estimated to be $140 million.

Roberts has been named one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" eleven times, tied with Halle Berry. In 2001, Ladies Home Journal ranked her as the 11th most powerful woman in America, ahead of then national security advisor Condoleezza Rice and former first lady Laura Bush. Roberts has a production company called Red Om Films.

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