Willis, Perry on price of fame

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry may not be happy about their lack of privacy, but they understand it is the price of having jobs they love.

Willis: Comedy not as easy as it looks

LOS ANGELES, April 5 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Bruce Willis may have a gift for making people laugh, but he says that doesn't necessarily mean it is always easy.

'Friends' prepare for 'The Last One'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- "Friends," U.S. television's most popular sitcom for the past decade, will tape its final episode Friday on a closed set with a heavily guarded secret script.

NBC plans 'blowout' for 'Friends'

BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The long-running and highly popular NBC series "Friends" will go off the air with a two-hour finale on May 16, the network announced Wednesday.

Courtney Cox confirms pregnancy

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Arranging for face time at the Olympics

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- When you see a celebrity at a major event -- the Super Bowl, the World Series or the Olympics -- it's a good bet that Vic Garvey, or someone in the same line of
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

J-Lo, Affleck to wed Sept. 14

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez have chosen Sept. 14 as their wedding day, the New York Daily News reported.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 19, the 231st day of 2003 with 134 to follow.
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Nominees for 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 17 (UPI) -- Here is a list of nominees for the 55th Prime Time Emmy Awards, announced Thursday in Los Angeles:

Analysis: 'Sopranos' may show Emmy muscle

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- Emmy handicappers are giving the HBO crime family drama "The Sopranos" good odds of dominating the proceedings when the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, July 8, the 189th day of 2003 with 176 to follow.
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Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

"Down With Love," a new romantic comedy starring Renee Zellweger and Ewan McGregor, will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival tonight.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Commentary: Joe Bob's Week in Review

On the fifth anniversary of Viagra's introduction, two new competitors are hitting the market -- Cialis, which supposedly lasts longer than Viagra, and Levitra,

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, April 10, the 100th day of 2003 with 265 to follow.
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Hollywood Digest

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Matthew Perry
Actors Rosario Dawson, Matthew Perry and Matthew Perry (L-R) share a light moment before announcing nominations for the 2007 Golden Globe Awards during a news conference in Beverly Hills, California on December 14, 2006. The awards presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will be telecast live on January 15, 2007 from Beverly Hills. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)

Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor and comedian, best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Chandler Bing on the popular, long-running NBC television sitcom Friends. He also received acclaim for his portrayal of Ron Clark in the television movie The Ron Clark Story, accompanied by another Emmy nomination as well as a Golden Globe nomination. Perry also starred in the short-lived series Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip and has appeared in a number of films, including Fools Rush In (1997), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), and 17 Again (2009). In 2010 he expanded his resume to include both video games and voiceover work when he voiced a character in the role-playing game Fallout: New Vegas.

Most recently, Perry was the co-creator, co-writer, executive producer and star of the short-lived ABC sitcom Mr. Sunshine, which ran from February to March 2011.

Perry was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. His mother, Suzanne Jane Louise Morrison (née Langford), is a Canadian journalist and former press secretary to Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, and his father, John Bennett Perry, is an American actor and former model. His parents divorced before his first birthday and his mother subsequently married Keith Morrison, a broadcast journalist. Perry was raised by his mother in Ottawa, Ontario and was enrolled at Rockcliffe Park Public School and Ashbury College. While growing up he took a keen interest in tennis and became a top-ranked junior player.

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