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Bruce Willis 'potted' at Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Actor Bruce Willis got "potted" Thursday night at Harvard University on the eve of the national opening of his latest movie, "Hart's War."
DAVE HASKELL

News from the entertainment capital

BUT WHO WILL PLAY HITLER? This week's announcement that CBS is planning a four-hour miniseries on the early life of Adolf Hitler touched off a debate over whether the public is ready for such a thing -- as well as some curiosity over who would play Hitler
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Interview of the week: Jennifer Connelly

NEW YORK, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Golden Globe winner Jennifer Connelly says she would much rather be a good mother to her 4-year-old son, Kai, than a glamorous movie star.
KAREN BUTLER

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

INTO THE HALL
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

CREED
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Rock News Two: The week in pop music

GEORGE HARRISON DIES
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 100TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
By United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE 100TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International

Scott's World -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- There's a place in Hollywood's Pantheon of great actresses for Academy Award-winner Sissy Spacek, who deserves a second Oscar for her new movie "In the Bedroom.
VERNON SCOTT, United Press International
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Meryl Streep
Nominee for Best Actress in a Leading Role Meryl Streep arrives on the red carpet at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood on March 7, 2010. UPI/Phil McCarten
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Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep (born June 22, 1949) is an American actress who has worked in theatre, television and film. She is widely regarded as one of the most talented and respected actresses of the modern era.

Streep made her professional stage debut in 1971's The Playboy of Seville, before her screen debut in the television movie The Deadliest Season in 1977. In that same year, she made her film debut with Julia. Both critical and commercial success came quickly with roles in The Deer Hunter (1978) and Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), the former giving Streep her first Oscar nomination and the latter her first win. She later won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Sophie's Choice (1982).

Streep has received 16 Academy Award nominations, winning two, and 25 Golden Globe nominations, winning seven, more nominations than any other actor in the history of either award. Her work has also earned her two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Cannes Film Festival award, four New York Film Critics Circle Awards, five Grammy Award nominations, a BAFTA award, an Australian Film Institute Award and a Tony Award nomination, amongst others. She was awarded the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004.

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