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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.
By United Press International
Helen Hunt to direct self in big-screen drama 'Ride'

Helen Hunt to direct self in big-screen drama 'Ride'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. actress and filmmaker Helen Hunt is to direct herself in "Ride," a big-screen drama she also wrote and produced, Deadline.com reported.

List of nominees for 2013 Tony Awards

NEW YORK, April 30 (UPI) -- The musicals "Matilda" and "Kinky Boots" were among the leading nominees when the 2013 Tony Award nominations were announced in New York Tuesday.
Bryan Cranston 'gravitated' to 'Argo' script

Bryan Cranston 'gravitated' to 'Argo' script

TORONTO, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Bryan Cranston says there is a simple explanation for how he managed to star in the celebrated U.S. drama series "Breaking Bad," as well as a dozen films, between 2011 and 2012.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' among 2012's most memorable movies

'Lincoln,' 'Les Miz' among 2012's most memorable movies

2012 saw its share of finely crafted prestige films sure to join next month's Oscar race, as well as Hollywood blockbusters that made millions at the global box office.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007.
By United Press International

Farina joins cast of 'Bagboy' comedy

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Actor Dennis Farina, who has made a film career in dramatic Hollywood fare, has signed onto the upcoming cinematic comedy "National Lampoon's Bagboy."

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2006.
By United Press International

Broadway gets new 'Scoundrels'

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- Keith Carradine and Brian d'Arcy James will take over the leads in Broadway's "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" next month.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2005 with 39 to follow.
By United Press International

Voices set for Reeve animated feature

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Rob Reiner, Whoopi Goldberg and New York Yankees Manager Joe Torre will voice the cartoon "Yankee Irving," directed by the late Christopher Reeve.

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.

Nathan Lane exits London's 'Producers'

LONDON, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Nathan Lane, who saved the London production of Mel Brooks's "The Producers" last month, will leave the musical In January.
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Richard Kind
Actor Richard Kind arrives for the World Poker Tour Invitational at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles, California on February 22, 2006 . (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
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Richard J. Kind (born November 22, 1956) is an American actor known for his roles in the sitcoms Mad About You (as Dr. Mark Devanow) and Spin City (as Paul Thomas Lassiter).

Kind was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Alice, a homemaker, and Samuel Kind, a jeweler. Together with his younger sister Joanne he grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Richard attended Pennsbury High School with fellow thespian, Robert Curtis-Brown. Kind is a 1974 graduate of Pennsbury High School and a 1978 graduate of Northwestern University where he was in the fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon. He is also an alumnus of The Second City Chicago and in Santa Monica.

Kind portrayed Dr. Mark Devanow on "Mad About You" throughout the show's run, although after he took the role of Paul Thomas Lassiter on "Spin City", his appearances on "Mad About You" became rare. He appeared throughout the entire run of "Spin City".

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Richard Kind."
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