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MICHAEL J. FOX LIKES 'AMERICAN IDOL,' VOICEOVER WORK
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

ROCK ROLLS INTO BOX OFFICE
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2002 with 259 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter.
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What's new on the home video scene...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

BILLY WILDER DIES The filmmaker responsible for such gems as "Double Indemnity," "Sunset Boulevard," "The Seven Year Itch" and "The Apartment" has died.
By United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

WORLD MUSIC AWARDS Enya, Destiny's Child and Dido were the big winners at the 14th Annual World Music Awards, presented Wednesday night in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

SEAN 'P. DIDDY' COMBS After being threatened with jail time for failing to appear at several court hearings in a paternity suit brought by the mother of his young son, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs paid a visit to Manhattan Family Court Tuesday.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

News from the entertainment capital

CRITICS LIKE CROWE, HOWARD FOR THEIR 'MIND'
PAT NASON, UP Hollywood Reporter

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What's new on the home video scene...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

'Potter' dominates US box office

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The second weekend of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" continued breaking the nation's box office records with an estimated $58.6 million at 3,672 theate

News from the entertainment capital

FOR THE RECORD
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

'Harry' sets US box office record

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- "These are the same kind of numbers you expect for a 'Star Wars' film," said analyst Arthur Rockwell of Rockwell Capital Management. "It's the first original id

'Harry' sets US box office record

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The opening of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" smashed the nation's box office records with an estimated $93.5 million at 3,672 theaters during the Frid

Exhibitors optimistic about holiday movies

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- With monsters already pulling in big bucks and wizards ready to work amazing box-office magic, America's movie theater owners and operators are optimistic that
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Holiday movie schedule is loaded

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- This year's holiday movie schedule is shaping up as one of the most competitive ever.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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Martin Lawrence
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Shamika Gibbs (2010–present); 2 children

Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence (born April 16, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer. He came to fame during the 1990s, establishing a Hollywood career as a leading actor, most notably the films Bad Boys and Bad Boys II. Lawrence has acted in numerous movie roles and starred in his own television series, Martin, which ran from 1992 to 1997.

Martin Lawrence born in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany, where his father, John Lawrence, served in the U.S. Military. He was given his first name after Martin Luther King, Jr. and his middle name after that of John F. Kennedy. After his parents divorced in 1973, Lawrence rarely saw his father, who worked as a police officer at the time. His mother, Chlora, began working several jobs to support her family. During his teen years, Lawrence excelled at boxing. While living in Maryland, he attended Thomas G. Pullen School of Creative and Performing Arts (Landover, Maryland), Fairmont Heights High School (Fairmount Heights, Maryland), Eleanor Roosevelt High School and also Friendly High School in Fort Washington, Maryland, becoming a Mid-Atlantic Golden Gloves boxing contender.

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