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Scrappers to hold Traficant night

NILES, Ohio, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Fans attending the Mahoning Valley Scrappers baseball game Wednesday will take part in an unusual promotion as team pays tribute to former Ohio congressman Jame

Traficant closer to expulsion

WASHINGTON, July 19 (UPI) -- With the decision of the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct to recommend the expulsion from Congress of Rep. James Traficant, the full House prepa

Joe Bob's Drive-In: Halloween Resurrection

Well, the only question to answer at this point is: How bad is it?
JOE BOB BRIGGS, Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, Texas

Joe Bob's America: Nazi schmazi art

NEW YORK, March 25 (UPI) -- You've got to clean out your pockets and go through a metal detector to get into the Jewish Museum these days, because everybody's been going berserk over the new art show with the impossible-to-remember name: "Mirroring Evil: Nazi Imagery/Recent Art."
JOE BOB BRIGGS

Cowboys sign Glover for five years

IRVING, Texas, March 12 (UPI) -- The Dallas Cowboys, seeking a pass-rushing defensive tackle, landed the best one available on the free agent market Tuesday, signing La'Roi Glover to a five-yea

Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

?SCAM? EDUCATION If you come to a Web site for McWhortle.com, a company offering investors tremendous financial gains, think twice before clicking.
By United Press International

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PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International
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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
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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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