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'Frankenweenie' premieres: Austin, London

'Frankenweenie' premieres: Austin, London

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie," a Frankenstein parody, will have its world premiere in Austin, Texas, and its European premiere in London, officials said.

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Landau's latest to debut in Milwaukee

Landau's latest to debut in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Actor Martin Landau is scheduled to attend the U.S. premiere of his new movie, "Lovely, Still," at the upcoming Milwaukee Film Festival, organizers said.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 20, 2008.
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Today is Tuesday, June 20, the 171st day of 2006 with 194 to follow.
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Rob Estes signs on to 'Evidence'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- "Silk Stalkings" and "Melrose Place" alum Rob Estes has been cast in ABC's midseason replacement crime series, "The Evidence," it was reported Tuesday.

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Today is Monday, June 20, the 171st day of 2005 with 194 to follow.
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Feature: What would Ed Wood do?

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- The new DVD release of the 1994 feature "Ed Wood" is drawing new attention to the man who is widely regarded as the worst movie director ever, and prompting the question -- what kind of filmmaker would Ed Wood be if he had access to all the digital equipm
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Nominees for 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 15 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 56th Prime Time Emmy Awards, which were announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

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Today is Sunday, June 20, the 172nd day of 2004 with 194 to follow.
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Cary Grant documentary debuted at Cannes

CANNES, France, May 20 (UPI) -- A documentary on what the legendary actor's widow called a "look at the real Cary Grant," has premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.

Ed Wood DVD pulled again

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Buena Vista Home Entertainment has mysteriously pulled a special edition DVD of "Ed Wood" from a scheduled Feb. 3 release.

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Today is Friday, June 20, the 171st day of 2003 with 194 to follow.
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Martin Landau
Actor Martin Landau and Gretchen Becker arrive on the red carpet at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Morton's in West Hollywood, California on March 5, 2006. (UPI Photo/David Silpa)

Martin Landau (born June 20, 1928) is an American actor.

Landau began his career in the 1950s; his early films include a supporting role in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest (1959). He played continuing roles in the television series Mission: Impossible for which he received Emmy Award nominations, and Space:1999. He received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture and his first nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in Tucker: The Man and His Dream, and was also Oscar nominated for his role in Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). His performance in the supporting role of Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood (1994) earned him the Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe. He continues to perform in film and television and heads the Hollywood branch of the Actors Studio.

Landau was born into a Jewish-American family in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Selma (née Buchanan) and Morris Landau, an Austrian-born machinist who scrambled to rescue relatives from the Nazis.

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