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Hurricane Sandy telethon raises $23M

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A telethon featuring Bruce Springsteen raised $23 million to benefit the American Red Cross recovery effort for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, organizers said.
Stars turn out for Sandy telethon

Stars turn out for Sandy telethon

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Native New Yorker Christina Aguilera opened Friday night's telethon by assuring victims of Hurricane Sandy they aren't alone and won't be forgotten.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 8, 2012.
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'Animal House: The Musical' in the works

'Animal House: The Musical' in the works

NEW YORK, March 5 (UPI) -- Canada's Barenaked Ladies are writing the score for a stage musical based on the 1978 big-screen comedy "National Lampoon's Animal House," producers said.
Clooney, Pitt to be SAG Award presenters

Clooney, Pitt to be SAG Award presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Kathy Bates, George Clooney, Jessica Chastain and Ben Kingsley are to be presenters at this weekend's Screen Actors Guild Awards show in Los Angeles.
Stars line up to be SAG Awards presenters

Stars line up to be SAG Awards presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Meryl Streep, Michelle Williams, Kenneth Branagh and Jean Dujardin are confirmed to be presenters at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards show in Los Angeles.
Bacon and Sedgwick's pooch Paulie dies

Bacon and Sedgwick's pooch Paulie dies

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Kevin Bacon says Paulie, the Lab mix dog he and his wife Kyra Sedgwick adopted in 1999, has died.
Facebook users connected by 4.74 degrees

Facebook users connected by 4.74 degrees

MILAN, Italy, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A study by researchers at Italy's University of Milan and Facebook said they have determined all Facebook users are connected by 4.74 degrees of separation.

Ray Stevenson plays heavy in 'G.I. Joe 2'

HOLLYWOOD, July 9 (UPI) -- Ray Stevenson joined the cast of the next "G.I. Joe" film as the villain Firefly, producers of the action flick slated for release next summer said.
'Super 8' dominates weekend box office

'Super 8' dominates weekend box office

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) -- Sci-Fi thriller "Super 8," directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg, owned the box office in its debut with $37 million in gross receipts.

'X-Men' claws its way to No. 1 spot

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- Prequel "X-Men: First Class," starring James McAvoy and Kevin Bacon among others, raked in a whopping $56 million during the weekend for the No. 1 U.S. spot.

Bacon: I'm most at home in NYC

NEW YORK, May 30 (UPI) -- Actor Kevin Bacon says he has loyalty to New York City despite his Philadelphia origins.

Changes offered to Ohio union law

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Republican leaders in the Ohio Legislature said Wednesday they would amend a controversial bill to allow limited public employees collective bargaining.
Spacey, Steinfeld to be Globes presenters

Spacey, Steinfeld to be Globes presenters

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Kevin Bacon, Helen Mirren, Kevin Spacey, Hailee Steinfeld and Vanessa Williams are to be presenters at the Golden Globe Awards show in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Chace Crawford quits 'Footloose' remake

Chace Crawford quits 'Footloose' remake

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- Chace Crawford's publicist says the U.S. television actor has decided not to star in the musical remake of the classic 1984 movie "Footloose" as planned.
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Kevin Bacon arrives for the 5th Annual Musicians On Call Benefit Concert at Hard Rock Cafe in New York on February 24, 2009. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Kevin Norwood Bacon (born July 8, 1958) is an American film and theater actor whose notable roles include Animal House, Diner, Footloose, Flatliners, Wild Things, A Few Good Men, Apollo 13, Mystic River, The Woodsman, Trapped, Friday the 13th, Hollow Man, Tremors, Death Sentence, Frost/Nixon, Crazy, Stupid, Love and X-Men: First Class.

Bacon has won Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Awards, was nominated for an Emmy Award, and was named by The Guardian as one of the best actors never to have received an Academy Award nomination.

In 2003, Bacon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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