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UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 27, 2014.
By United Press International
Report: Tom Cruise is not dating Laura Prepon

Report: Tom Cruise is not dating Laura Prepon

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Tom Cruise's publicist said Wednesday contrary to rumors the Hollywood film star is not dating actress Laura Prepon.
Kevin Hart, Josh Gad to star in 'Wedding Ringer'

Kevin Hart, Josh Gad to star in 'Wedding Ringer'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Production has begun in Los Angeles on "The Wedding Ringer," a big-screen comedy starring Kevin Hart, Josh Gad and Kaley Cuoco, Screen Gems and Miramax said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.
By United Press International
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorcing

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorcing

LOS ANGELES, June 29 (UPI) -- Hollywood couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are ending their five-year marriage, the actress' attorney told People.com Friday.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 27, 2012.
By United Press International
Mimi Rogers to guest star on 'Men'

Mimi Rogers to guest star on 'Men'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Mimi Rogers will play the mother of Ashton Kutcher's character Walden in an upcoming episode of the U.S. sitcom "Two and a Half Men," CBS said Tuesday.
Anchor Bay to release Murphy's last film

Anchor Bay to release Murphy's last film

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Anchor Bay Entertainment says it has acquired the North American distribution rights for the last film appearance by the late Brittany Murphy.
Jill Scott to star in Lifetime movie

Jill Scott to star in Lifetime movie

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. singer and actress Jill Scott is to headline the television movie "Sins of the Mother," Lifetime announced Wednesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008.
By United Press International

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Jan. 27, the 27th day of 2006 with 338 to follow.
By United Press International

Katie Holmes to become Kate Cruise

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Katie Holmes says she will distinguish herself from her fiance's first two wives by actually taking the name Mrs. Tom Cruise.

Celebrities vie for $2 million poker prize

LONDON, June 26 (UPI) -- The World Poker Exchange announced its first round of celebrity poker enthusiasts. Willie Garson, Nicholas Gonzalez, Richard Kind and Mimi Rogers join Poker Pros in London this August to vie for a $2 million jackpot.

Cruise, Holmes engaged

PARIS, June 17 (UPI) -- Early Friday morning, atop the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Tom Cruise proposed to girlfriend Katie Holmes.
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Mimi Rogers
Mimi Rogers arrives to the All In Magazine Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament February 22, 2005, in Los Angeles. (UPI Photo/John Hayes)
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Mimi Rogers (born January 27, 1956) is an American movie actress and competitive poker player.

Rogers was born Miriam Spickler in Coral Gables, Florida, the daughter of Philip J. Spickler, a civil engineer. Her father was Jewish and mother Episcopalian. She became a member of the Church of Scientology, but later left. She married her first husband, Jim Rogers, in 1977 and divorced in 1980. Her second husband was Tom Cruise; they were married from 1987 until 1990. Rogers introduced Cruise to Scientology. In 2003, she married producer Chris Ciaffa; they have two children, Lucy (born 1995), and Charles (born 2001).

Her early roles included a 1981 appearance in Hill Street Blues as a love interest for officer Andy Renko (Charles Haid), Blue Skies Again with Harry Hamlin in 1983, and playing the daughter of Hoyt Axton in the TV series The Rousters (1983–1984) starring Chad Everett and Jim Varney. Rogers' breakthrough role was opposite Tom Berenger in Someone to Watch Over Me (1987). She appeared in sci-fi films such as Lost in Space (1998) as well as the television series The X-Files (1998–1999) as Diana Fowley. She appeared as the mother of Vanessa Kensington (Elizabeth Hurley) in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), and in the final season of Dawson's Creek (1998) she played the mother of Jen Lindley (Michelle Williams). In 2006 she starred in a Fox sitcom, The Loop, and in 2010 guest starred in long-running animated sitcom King of the Hill.

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