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Dianna Agron is 'a total tomboy'

Dianna Agron is 'a total tomboy'

Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Dianna Agron may wear plenty of pretty dresses on the red carpet, but the actress is not a girly girl.
Gabrielle Levy
Michelle Pfeiffer: Robert De Niro a great influence on film sets

Michelle Pfeiffer: Robert De Niro a great influence on film sets

Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Michelle Pfeiffer really enjoyed working with Robert De Niro on the set of The Family. She even told reporters the movie veteran makes cast and crew fell "at ease."
Veronica Linares
Michelle Pfeiffer recalls her days with breatharianism cult

Michelle Pfeiffer recalls her days with breatharianism cult

LONDON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Actress Michelle Pfeiffer says she briefly belonged to a cult that believed humans could live only on sunlight when she first arrived in Hollywood.

'Insidious' creeps its way to box office No. 1

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- "Insidious Chapter 2," starring Rose Byrne and Patrick Wilson, was No. 1 at the box office during the weekend with $41.05 million.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, April 29, 2013.
By United Press International
'Avengers,' 'Hunger,' 'Dark Knight' earn People's Choice nods

'Avengers,' 'Hunger,' 'Dark Knight' earn People's Choice nods

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- "The Amazing Spider-Man," "The Avengers" and "The Dark Knight Rises" were nominated for the Favorite Movie People's Choice Award in Los Angeles Thursday.
Pfeiffer reunites with 'Batman' director Burton for 'Dark Shadows'

Pfeiffer reunites with 'Batman' director Burton for 'Dark Shadows'

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Michelle Pfeiffer says she so badly wanted a role in Hollywood director Tim Burton's "Dark Shadows" movie, she called him up 20 years after working with him on "Batman Returns" and asked him for a job.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
Romneys reveal guilty pleasures, dreams

Romneys reveal guilty pleasures, dreams

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Republican U.S. presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he likes nothing more than a peanut butter and jelly sandwich accompanied by a glass of chocolate milk.
DeNiro, Pfeiffer begin shooting 'Malavita'

DeNiro, Pfeiffer begin shooting 'Malavita'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- French director Luc Besson began principal photography Wednesday on "Malavita," a film starring Robert DeNiro and Michelle Pfeiffer, producers said.
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De Niro, Pfeiffer to star in Besson's mob comedy

De Niro, Pfeiffer to star in Besson's mob comedy

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 18 (UPI) -- Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones have signed on for roles in French filmmaker Luc Besson's "Malavita," the action comedy's producers said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 29, 2012.
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Stars lining up to be Globes presenters

Stars lining up to be Globes presenters

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Jessica Biel, Robert Downey Jr. and Jimmy Fallon have signed on as presenters at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, organizers said.
'Dark Shadows' starts filming in England

'Dark Shadows' starts filming in England

LONDON, May 24 (UPI) -- Filming has begun in England on the big-screen adaptation of the iconic TV series "Dark Shadows," said Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures.
Anne Hathaway to play Catwoman

Anne Hathaway to play Catwoman

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Warner Bros. studio says Anne Hathaway will play Catwoman in its upcoming Batman flick "The Dark Knight Rises."
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American actress Michelle Pfeiffer attends the premiere of "Stardust" at Odeon, Leicester Square in London on October 3, 2007. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
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Michelle Marie Pfeiffer ( /ˈfaɪfər/; born April 29, 1958) is an American actress and singer. She made her screen debut in 1980, but first garnered mainstream attention with her performance in Scarface (1983). She rose to prominence in the late 1980s and early 1990s with critically acclaimed performances in the films Dangerous Liaisons (1988), Married to the Mob (1988), The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989), The Russia House (1990), Frankie and Johnny (1991), Love Field (1992), Batman Returns (1992), and The Age of Innocence (1993).

Michelle Pfeiffer has won numerous awards for her work, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Motion Picture Drama for The Fabulous Baker Boys, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Dangerous Liaisons, and the Silver Bear for Best Actress for Love Field; each of these films also resulted in a nomination for an Academy Award. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on August 6, 2007. Her star is located at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard.

Pfeiffer was born in Santa Ana, California, the second of four children of Richard Pfeiffer, a heating and air-conditioning contractor, and Donna (née Taverna), a homemaker. She has one elder brother, Rick, and two younger sisters, Dedee Pfeiffer and Lori Pfeiffer. Her father was of Dutch, German, and Irish descent, and her mother was of Swiss and Swedish ancestry. The family moved to Midway City, where Pfeiffer spent her childhood. She attended Fountain Valley High School and graduated within three years, in 1978. She worked as a check-out girl at Vons supermarket, and attended Golden West College. After a short stint training to be a court stenographer, she decided upon an acting career. She won the Miss Orange County Beauty Pageant in 1978, and entered to the Miss Los Angeles contest later that year. After participating in the Miss Orange County contest, subsequently led to cameo roles in television series and cameo appearances in movies.

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