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'Sound of Music': Last original Von Trapp sibling dies

'Sound of Music': Last original Von Trapp sibling dies

STOWE, Vt., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Maria von Trapp, last of the original von Trapp siblings, dies.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman is to present the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at Saturday's SAG Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Carrie Underwood says, 'I know I'm not Julie Andrews'

Carrie Underwood says, 'I know I'm not Julie Andrews'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. country music artist Carrie Underwood says she has been getting hate tweets from online critics unhappy she is starring in a "Sound of Music" remake.
Carrie Underwood on 'Sound of Music' role: 'I know I'm not Julie Andrews'

Carrie Underwood on 'Sound of Music' role: 'I know I'm not Julie Andrews'

Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Carrie Underwood is under attack by Julie Andrews fans who claim the American Idol winner is not fit to play Maria in the upcoming remake of the Sound of Music.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
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Stephen Moyer to star in NBC's 'Sound of Music'

Stephen Moyer to star in NBC's 'Sound of Music'

NEW YORK, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- British actor Stephen Moyer has joined the cast of the live holiday production of "The Sound of Music," NBC announced Friday.

'Wizard of Oz' dress sells for $480,000

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The dress Judy Garland wore in the film "The Wizard of Oz" fetched $480,000 at a Hollywood memorabilia auction in California, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
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Vocal cord gel interests Julie Andrews

Vocal cord gel interests Julie Andrews

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A foundation Julie Andrews lent her name to is supporting vocal-cord research that could possibly restore the English film and stage singer-actress' voice.
Dick Van Dyke to get SAG achievement honor

Dick Van Dyke to get SAG achievement honor

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Actor-comedian Dick Van Dyke is to receive a Hollywood life achievement award for his career and humanitarian accomplishments, the actors guild said Tuesday.

Old method to ease back pain now popular

MIAMI, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A little known European holistic technique that relieves back pain, dating back to the 1890s, is gaining popularity in the United States, fitness experts say.
Julie Andrews to host Vienna concert

Julie Andrews to host Vienna concert

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Julie Andrews is to serve for the third time as host of an annual New Year's concert featuring the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna Boys' Choir, PBS said.
'Sound of Music' heads to Salzburg for first time

'Sound of Music' heads to Salzburg for first time

SALZBURG, Austria, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The Salzburg-set musical "The Sound of Music" is to be staged in the Austrian city for the first time, its producers said Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011.
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J. Andrews, others to get special Grammys

J. Andrews, others to get special Grammys

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Julie Andrews, Dolly Parton and the Ramones are to be recognized with Lifetime Achievement Grammys at an upcoming ceremony in Los Angeles.

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Filmmaker Blake Edwards dead at 88

Filmmaker Blake Edwards dead at 88

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmaker Blake Edwards died Thursday at his home in Santa Monica, Calif., his family said. He was 88.
Save the Music to honor Julie Andrews

Save the Music to honor Julie Andrews

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The VH1 Save the Music Foundation says it plans to honor British actress Julie Andrews at its upcoming 2010 gala in New York.
'Sound of Music' cast reuniting on 'Oprah'

'Sound of Music' cast reuniting on 'Oprah'

CHICAGO, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Members of the cast from the classic 1965 movie "The Sound of Music" are to reunite on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" in Chicago, TVGuide.com reported.
Julie Andrews to return to London stage

Julie Andrews to return to London stage

LONDON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Singer and actress Julie Andrews, who sued a New York hospital for damaging her singing voice, is to headline a London concert in the spring, organizers said.
Stars line up for animated 'Despicable Me'

Stars line up for animated 'Despicable Me'

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand and Julie Andrews have agreed to lend their voices to characters in Hollywood's animated movie "Despicable Me."
'Batman' costume fetches $103K at auction

'Batman' costume fetches $103K at auction

CALABASAS, Calif., March 28 (UPI) -- A Batman costume worn by Hollywood actor Michael Keaton sold for $103,500 during a two-day auction of movie memorabilia, dealers Profiles in History said.
Julie Andrews was result of mom's affair

Julie Andrews was result of mom's affair

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- Beloved British actress Julie Andrews has revealed her biological father is not the man her mother was married to at the time she was born.

Emmy Award-winning director Hemion dead

RECTORTOWN, Va., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Television director Dwight Arlington Hemion, who earned 18 Emmy Awards, has died in Rectortown, Va., at 81.

Hollywood history goes up for auction

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Capt. Jean-Luc Picard's command chair from "Star Trek" and a full-scale T-rex head from "Jurassic Park" went on the auction block in California.
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