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Top Gun inspiration gets top Pentagon job

Top Gun inspiration gets top Pentagon job

Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The world knows her as Charlie, Tom Cruise's love interest in "Top Gun," but Christine Fox is far more than a pretty face.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
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Tom Cruise's classic 'Top Gun' set for 3-D IMAX release

Tom Cruise's classic 'Top Gun' set for 3-D IMAX release

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Tom Cruise's 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is to be released in 3-D in select North American IMAX theaters this winter, Paramount Pictures said Tuesday.

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'Top Gun' star takes female partner

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- "Top Gun" star Kelly McGillis has entered into a civil union with a female sales executive in Collingswood, N.J.
Kelly McGillis cast in vampire flick

Kelly McGillis cast in vampire flick

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Kelly McGillis has joined the cast of "Stake Land," a vampire movie filming in New York and Pennsylvania, the flick's producers said Wednesday.

Report: McGillis comes out as a lesbian

LOS ANGELES, April 30 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Kelly McGillis has disclosed she is gay and looking for a female companion.

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Today is Sunday, July 9, the 190th day of 2005 with 175 to follow.
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Serial rapist was prescribed Viagra

NEW YORK, June 28 (UPI) -- A New York man convicted of multiple rapes was given a 50-year prison sentence as the court found out he was given taxpayer-provided Viagra.

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McGillis rapist convicted again

NEW YORK, June 13 (UPI) -- Two rape victims wept and applauded as a New York jury found the same man who raped actress Kelly McGillis more than 20 years ago guilty of their attack.

Movie liaison to government dies

SEABROOK ISLAND, S.C., June 12 (UPI) -- John E. Horton, the man movie producers went to when in need of military equipment, died at age 87 earlier this month at his home in South Carolina.

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Today is Saturday, July 9, the 190th day of 2005 with 175 to follow.
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Kelly Ann McGillis (born July 9, 1957) is an American actress whose movies include Witness, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination, Top Gun, and The Accused.

McGillis attended the Juilliard School's Drama Division, where she performed in William Congreve's Love for Love, directed by John Blatchley. She graduated in 1983 and began landing acting roles shortly thereafter. Her breakout role was that of an Amish mother in the movie Witness with Harrison Ford, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe award.

Her next high profile role was that of flight instructor, Charlie, in the 1986 fighter-pilot film Top Gun with Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer. After 1988's The Accused, she appeared in Cat Chaser with Peter Weller, a film she despised and which discouraged her from pursuing an acting career. McGillis appeared in dozens of television and film roles throughout the 1990s before taking a break from acting for a few years.

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