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UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, July 24, 2014
By United Press International
Kristin Chenoweth to be Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas advisor

Kristin Chenoweth to be Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the Seas advisor

MIAMI, June 7 (UPI) --Kristin Chenoweth to take on role as advisor for entertainment for the Royal Caribbean's Quantum of the seas cruise ship.
Danielle Haynes
Kristin Chenoweth will return to Broadway in 'On the Twentieth Century'

Kristin Chenoweth will return to Broadway in 'On the Twentieth Century'

NEW YORK, May 13 (UPI) --Kristin Chenoweth will return to Broadway in February 2015 in an upcoming production of the 1978 musical comedy "On the Twentieth Century."
Veronica Linares
Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Directors Guild of America bestowed its top honors on Alfonso Cuaron, Vince Gilligan and Beth McCarthy-Miller in Los Angeles Saturday night.
Dianna Agron is 'a total tomboy'

Dianna Agron is 'a total tomboy'

Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Dianna Agron may wear plenty of pretty dresses on the red carpet, but the actress is not a girly girl.
Gabrielle Levy
'Duck Dynasty' stars to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

'Duck Dynasty' stars to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Kellie Pickler, Kristin Chenoweth and the stars of "Duck Dynasty" are to take part in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, NBC announced.
Kristin Chenoweth mocks Anthony Weiner with 'Popular' parody

Kristin Chenoweth mocks Anthony Weiner with 'Popular' parody

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Singer and actress Kristin Chenoweth mocked New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner's sexting scandal with a parody of the Broadway tune "Popular."

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 24, 2013.
By United Press International

Fans, celebrities take to Twitter over death of Cory Monteith

HOLLYWOOD, July 14 (UPI) -- Twelve-thousand "Glee" fans retweeted Mark Salling's simple tweet of "no," which posted moments after news broke of his co-star Cory Monteith's death in Canada.
Actress Chenoweth receives honorary Ph.D.

Actress Chenoweth receives honorary Ph.D.

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 12 (UPI) -- Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from her alma mater, Oklahoma City University.
Chenoweth, MacFarlane to close Oscars ceremony with duet

Chenoweth, MacFarlane to close Oscars ceremony with duet

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Kristin Chenoweth and Seth MacFarlane are to perform a special Oscar ceremony-closing musical number at Sunday's show in Los Angeles.
Chenoweth describes 'trip from hell'

Chenoweth describes 'trip from hell'

DALLAS, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Kristin Chenoweth said an American Airlines flight was a "trip from hell" after she was initially barred from boarding with her dog.
Matthew Perry returns to 'The Good Wife'

Matthew Perry returns to 'The Good Wife'

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Matthew Perry is reprising his role as a Chicago attorney on "The Good Wife" for one episode, CBS said.
DeGeneres is winner of Mark Twain Prize

DeGeneres is winner of Mark Twain Prize

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Ellen DeGeneres wins the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor for her "unique contributions" to comedy, Washington's Kennedy Center chairman said.

Colter to return to 'The Good Wife'

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Mike Colter is scheduled to return to CBS' "The Good Wife" where he first made a brief appearance in 2010, The Hollywood Reporter said.
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Actress Kristin Chenoweth wears a red dress creation by designer Rebecca Taylor down the runway at the 2007 Heart Truth Red Dress fashion show during Fashion Week in New York on February 2, 2007. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Kristin Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968) is an American singer and actress, with credits in musical theatre, film and television. She is best known on Broadway for her performance as Sally Brown in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (1999), for which she won a Tony Award, and for originating the role of Glinda in the musical Wicked (2003). Her best-known television role is Annabeth Schott in NBC's The West Wing. As Olive Snook on the ABC comedy-drama Pushing Daisies, she won a 2009 Emmy Award.

An Oklahoma native, Chenoweth sang gospel music as a child and studied opera before deciding to pursue a career in musical theatre. In 1997, she made her Broadway debut in Steel Pier. Besides You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Wicked, Chenoweth's stage work includes five City Center Encores! productions, Broadway's The Apple Tree in 2006 and Promises, Promises in 2010, as well as Off-Broadway and regional theatre productions.

Chenoweth had her own TV series Kristin in 2001, and has guest starred on many shows, including Sesame Street and Glee, for which she was nominated for Emmy awards in 2010 and 2011. In films, she has played mostly character roles, such as in Bewitched (2005), The Pink Panther (2006) and RV (2006). She has also played roles in made-for-TV movies, done voice work in animated films and the animated TV series Sit Down, Shut Up, hosted several award shows and released several albums of songs, including A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas (2008). Chenoweth also penned a memoir, A Little Bit Wicked: Life, Love, and Faith in Stages.

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