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Jake Gyllenhaal stars in first 'Nightcrawler' trailer

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in first 'Nightcrawler' trailer

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) --Jake Gyllenhaal stars as a freelance crime journalist on the edge in the intense first trailer for "Nightcrawler."
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 17, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 17, 2012.
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Rene Russo to co-star in 'Thor'

Rene Russo to co-star in 'Thor'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Rene Russo is to play Frigga, the mother of the title character in Kenneth Branagh's upcoming comic-book adaptation "Thor," sources told Variety.
Stars line up for holiday adoption special

Stars line up for holiday adoption special

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Melissa Etheridge, Tim McGraw, Gavin Rossdale and Jamie Foxx have agreed to perform during Faith Hill's upcoming U.S. holiday special, CBS said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2008.
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Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Mall Santa in hardhat after pie attack... 30 percent of Santas peed on... Santa's beard insured... 'No, no, no' turns into 'ho, ho, ho'... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Santa's beard insured

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- A professional Santa who appears at Macy's in New York and makes appearances at the homes of many celebrities has an insurance policy protecting his beard.

Esquire names Biel sexiest woman

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Esquire magazine has named Hollywood actress Jessica Biel "the sexiest woman alive."

Jerry O'Connell in 'Yours, Mine and Ours'

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- Jerry O'Connell has joined the cast of the upcoming remake of the 1968 comedy "Yours, Mine and Ours," The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Pacino, McConaughey set to co-star

LOS ANGELES, June 28 (UPI) -- Al Pacino will co-star with Matthew McConaughey in a drama about sports gambling, The Hollywood Reporter said Monday.

Hollywood Analysis: Is timing everything?

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Just as the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks did, the wave of sniper killings in the Washington area is causing Hollywood to have second thoughts about releasing a mo
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Rene Russo
LAP99072822 - 28 JULY 1999 - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA: Rene Russo, who stars in the remake of the romantic thriller motion picture "The Thomas Crown Affair" with Pierce Brosnan arrives July 27 the Los Angeles premiere of the film. iw/jr/Jim Ruymen UPI
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Rene Marie Russo (born February 17, 1954) is an American film actress.

Russo, an Italian American, was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Shirley (née Balocca), a factory worker and barmaid, and Nino Russo, a sculptor and car mechanic who left the family when Rene was two. Russo grew up with her sister, Toni, and their single mother. She attended Burroughs High School (where her classmates included director Ron Howard), but eventually dropped out in the tenth grade. Due to financial constraints within the family, she began taking a variety of part-time jobs including working in an eyeglass factory, and as a movie cashier.

In 1972, the 17 year old was attending a Rolling Stones concert when she was approached by John Crosby, a scout and manager from International Creative Management. He told her she should be a model and had test photos made of her. Within a few months, Rene signed a contract with Ford Modeling Agency and within a year had become a successful print and photographers model. Soon her modeling breakthrough came when she graced the cover of Vogue. By 1975, she had appeared on numerous magazine covers, was one of the most successful models in America, and was also starting to be seen in several TV commercials through the 1980s. She would define what a top fashion model was for years to come.

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