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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008.
By United Press International

Jon, Vince to reunite for 'Christmases'

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor and filmmaker Jon Favreau is set to appear in "Four Christmases," a new big-screen comedy featuring his "Swingers" co-star Vince Vaughn.

'Lonesome Dove' prequel to air this winter

LOS ANGELES , Oct. 1 (UPI) -- "Comanche Moon," the Hollywood prequel to the immensely successful TV miniseries "Lonesome Dove," is slated to air on CBS this winter.

3 Emmys found along 'Broken Trail'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- The AMC miniseries "Broken Trail" wrangled three statuettes at the 59th annual Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles Sunday.

'Wounded Knee' tops all Emmy nominees

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 19 (UPI) -- An account of the displacement of American Indians as the United States pushed westward paced all shows nominated for primetime Emmy awards.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Friday, Jan. 5, 2007.
By United Press International

Cable network set to build upon 'Trail'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Building off the recent success of the two-part TV series "Broken Trail," the American Movie Classics network is set to release a new slate of series.

Duvall's Western miniseries on track

CALGARY, Alberta, June 19 (UPI) -- A Western miniseries filmed in Canada and premiering next week was almost corralled when star Robert Duvall threatened to bolt over script changes. Duvall, 75, was upset by changes in the two-part "Broken Trail" script last August that focused on unwarran

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2006 with 360 to follow.
By United Press International

'Lonesome Dove' prequel coming to CBS

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Golden Globe nominee Larry McMurtry is working on a prequel to "Lonesome Dove" for CBS, it was reported Wednesday.

Bush to give Humanities, Arts medals

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Miss Manners is among those who will receive a National Humanities Medal and actor Robert Duvall will get a National Medal of Arts, the White House said.

AMC spends $15 mil on Duvall miniseries

HOLLYWOOD, June 23 (UPI) -- AMC spent a record $15 million on an Old West miniseries that stars veteran actor Robert Duvall, who executive produce the project, "Daughters of Joy."

DreamWorks sets date for 'Bee Movie'

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- DreamWorks Animation has set a Nov. 2, 2007, release date for the animated feature "Bee Movie," Daily Variety reported Thursday.

Pacino to voice 'Scarface' video game

NEW YORK, April 21 (UPI) -- Although he didn't appear in "Godfather the Game," Al Pacino will voice his starring character Tony Montana for Vivendi Universal's "Scarface the Game."

Robert Duvall buys West Hollywood home

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 16 (UPI) -- Robert Duvall and his wife, Luciana, who live primarily in a Revolutionary War-era estate in Virginia, have purchased a house in West Hollywood, Calif.
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Robert Duvall
Actor Robert Duvall, a cast member in the motion picture drama "Crazy Heart", arrives for the premiere of the film at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in Beverly Hills, California on December 8, 2009. UPI/Jim Ruymen

Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an American actor and director. He has won an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards over the course of his career.

Duvall has been in some of the most acclaimed and popular films of all time, among them To Kill a Mockingbird, The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, MASH, Network, True Grit, Bullitt, The Conversation, Apocalypse Now, Tender Mercies, The Natural and Lonesome Dove.

He began appearing in theatre during the late 1950s, moving into small, supporting television and film roles during the early 1960s in such works as To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) (as Boo Radley) and Captain Newman, M.D. (1963). He started to land much larger roles during the early 1970s with movies like MASH (1970) (as Major Burns) and THX 1138 (1971). This was followed by a series of critical successes: The Godfather (1972), The Godfather Part II (1974), Network (1976), The Great Santini (1979), Apocalypse Now (1979), and True Confessions (1981).

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