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Man ordered to stay away from actress Ellen Page after tweeting threat

Man ordered to stay away from actress Ellen Page after tweeting threat

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles judge has ordered Joshua Michael Myers to have absolutely no contact with Ellen Page after he allegedly threatened the actress via Twitter.

Set designer sues TLC for unpaid bill

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A New York set designer is suing the TLC television network for $50,000 in alleged unpaid wages and expenses for the show "What Not to Wear."
'The Exorcist' tops scary movie poll

'The Exorcist' tops scary movie poll

DALLAS, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Blockbuster said the Hollywood horror classic "The Exorcist" topped its "Nightmare-Maker Movies" online survey.

'Guru' unveils new side of Timberlake

HOLLYWOOD, March 1 (UPI) -- Pop singer Justin Timberlake apparently will show off his comedic abilities in the new Hollywood movie "The Love Guru," it was reported.

NFL: Cincinnati 27, Baltimore 20

CINCINNATI, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Michael Myers' end zone interception with a minute left Monday protected the Cincinnati Bengals' 27-20 win over Baltimore.

Timberlake, Myers reunite in 'Love Guru'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- The reunion of U.S. singer-actor Justin Timberlake and Michael Myers will be seen -- not just heard -- in Myers' comedy, "The Love Guru."

Original 'Halloween' released in high def

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The pioneering 1978 horror movie "Halloween" is being re-released in high definition at a limited number of U.S. theatres this month.

Brrowns get Droughns from Broncos

BEREA, Ohio, March 31 (UPI) -- Running back Reuben Droughns, who ran for 1,240 yards and six touchdowns for Denver last season, says he's glad to be joining the Cleveland Browns.

Cowboys ink Tony McGee

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The Dallas Cowboys have signed free agent tight end Tony McGee, who has 11 years NFL experience.

Feature film on Amityville house planned

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A feature film based on the myth of a haunted house in Long Island, N.Y., immortalized in the book and film, "The Amityville Horror," is being planned.

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NY Giants 21, Dallas 17

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Kerry Collins threw three touchdowns passes Sunday, the last being a 17-yarder to third-string tight end Marcellus Rivers for the go-ahead score with 6:51 left,

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Generations differ on movie monster picks

CHICAGO, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- When it comes to favorite movie monsters, researchers at the American Psychological Association meeting in Chicago report the over-30 crowd loves Frankenstein, Dracula or even the giant ape King Kong, but younger movie-goers prefer sadistic monsters like
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Michael Myers
DAL2000102205 - 22 OCTOBER 2000 - DALLAS, TEXAS, USA: Dallas' Michael Myers strips the ball from Arizona running back Michael Pittman. Arizona recovered the ball for loss of yards. The Cowboys defeated the Cardinals 48-7. rlw/Ian Halperin UPI

Michael John "Mike" Myers (born May 25, 1963) is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter and film producer. He was a long-time cast member on the NBC sketch show Saturday Night Live in the late 1980s and the early 1990s and starred as the title characters in the films Wayne's World, Austin Powers, and Shrek.

Myers was born and raised in Scarborough, Ontario, the son of Alice E. (née Hind; b. 1926), an office supervisor who was formerly in the RAF, and Eric Myers (died in 1991), who worked in the insurance business and previously was a cook for the British Army. Both of his parents are from Liverpool. His older brother Paul is an indie rock singer-songwriter, broadcaster and author. He is of English, Scottish, and Irish ancestry, and was raised Protestant. He attended Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute but then changed schools and went to Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute in Scarborough, Ontario. Myers also attended Second City at the age of 19. He began working in commercials at age eight, and at ten he made a commercial for British Columbia Hydro Electric with Gilda Radner playing his mother. He was a very popular person in his school. During high school, to make girls laugh, he would go into the Wayne’s World character that later came to be known as Wayne Campbell. The day he finished his high school finals he got into Second City. Later, he left Second City to tour England with comedian Neil Mullarkey. In May of 2009, Myers announced that he had become a citizen of the United States.

One of Myers' first acting jobs was in a TV commercial when he was ten years old. Gilda Radner played his mother. A few months later, according to Myers, his brother was teasing him about his "girlfriend (Radner) being on some stupid show on Saturday." Myers swore that one day, he too would be on that show.

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