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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.
By United Press International
Melissa McCarthy addresses Rex Reed's 'tractor-sized' comment

Melissa McCarthy addresses Rex Reed's 'tractor-sized' comment

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- Actress Melissa McCarthy says she "felt really bad" for Rex Reed, the film critic who called her tractor-sized and obnoxious in a February movie review.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
By United Press International

Thaxter, played Superman's mom, dies

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Phyllis Thaxter, who played Superman's mother in the 1978 movie about the comic book superhero, has died in Florida, her daughter said. She was 90.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct, 2, 2011.
By United Press International
Report: Parker has chin mole removed

Report: Parker has chin mole removed

NEW YORK, July 17 (UPI) -- A friend of Sarah Jessica Parker says the U.S. actress recently had a prominent mole taken off her chin.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007.
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The Almanac

UPI almanacs for Monday, Oct. 2, 2006.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2005 with 90 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Oct. 2, the 276th day of 2004 with 90 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2003 with 90 to follow.
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Hollywood Digest

PRODUCER-WRITER PAUL MONASH DIES
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2002 with 90 to follow.
By United Press International

'Potter's assault on the record books

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Although it remains to be seen how the marketplace will accept "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" over the long haul, the screen adaptation of the first of
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Jockstrip: The World As We Know It

TO REBUILD OR NOT?
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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Rex Reed
Rex Reed poses for pictures at the premiere of "Games People Play: New York" at Chelsea Clearview 9 Cinema in New York on March 9, 2004. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Rex Taylor Reed (born October 2, 1938) is an American film critic and former co-host of the syndicated television show At the Movies. He currently writes the column "On the Town with Rex Reed" for The New York Observer.

Reed was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the son of Jewell (née Smith) and James M. Reed, an oil company supervisor.

He has also acted occasionally, as in the movie version of Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge. Reed has also appeared in the films Inchon! and Superman (as himself). Reed was also a regular on the TV show The Gong Show in the late '70s. Reed also served on the jury at the 21st Berlin International Film Festival in 1971. He has also guest voiced as himself on the animated series The Critic.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Rex Reed."
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