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Hollywood Analysis: Out with a whimper?

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. box office has provided one of the few bright spots during the long-running national economic slowdown, but there are signs that the movie business is
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Digest

List of nominees for 54th Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, July 18 (UPI) -- The following is a list of nominees for the 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced in Los Angeles Thursday by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Video of the Week: 'Monster's Ball'

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) -- The Academy Award-winning art-house film "Monster's Ball" has a wonderfully self-parodying premise: Racist prison guard Billy Bob Thornton learns to appreciate black people by sleeping with Halle Berry!
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

VideoView -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

What's new in the world of video...
JACK E. WILKINSON, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

BROSNAN DINGED ON 'BOND' SET
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz news

SAG AWARDS NOMINATIONS The honors keep on coming for Russell Crowe and Sissy Spacek. The two are among the nominees for the eighth annual SAG Awards, announced Tuesday in Los Angeles by the Screen Actors Guild.
By United Press International

Crowe, Spacek lead SAG nominees

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Russell Crowe and Sissy Spacek added to their awards season riches Tuesday when the Screen Actors Guild announced the nominations for its eighth annual SAG Awards.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Here is a list of the nominees for the 8th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Tuesday:

Film of the Week: 'Monster's Ball'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- When taking your kids to the movies this weekend, try not to confuse "Monster's Ball" with "Monsters, Inc."
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 18, the 291st day of 2001 with 74 to follow.
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Peter Boyle
Actor Peter Boyle, shown in a March 20, 2004 file photo at the premiere of the movie "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed", died in the evening of December 12, 2006 at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Boyle had been suffering from multiple myeloma and heart disease, he was 71 years old. (UPI Photo/Peter Banks/FILE)
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Peter Lawrence Boyle, Jr. (October 18, 1935 – December 12, 2006) was an American actor, best known for his role as Frank Barone on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, and as a comical monster in Mel Brooks' film spoof Young Frankenstein (1974).

Boyle, who won an Emmy Award in 1996 for a guest-starring role on the science-fiction drama The X-Files, won praise in both comedic and dramatic parts following his breakthrough performance in the 1970 film Joe.

Boyle was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania of Irish descent, the son of Alice and Peter Boyle, Sr. He moved with his family to nearby Philadelphia. His father was a Philadelphia TV personality from 1951–1963 who, among many other things, played the Western-show host Chuck Wagon Pete, and hosted the afterschool children's program Uncle Pete Presents the Little Rascals, which showed vintage Little Rascals and Three Stooges comedy shorts and Popeye cartoons.

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