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Robert Duvall in tobacco satire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Robert Duvall has joined the cast of "Thank You for Smoking," a satire about Big Tobacco, The Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

Ferrell in 'Stranger' comedy

LOS ANGELES, July 20 (UPI) -- Will Ferrell is in talks to star in the comedy "Stranger Than Fiction" for "Monster's Ball" director Marc Forster, Daily Variety said Tuesday.

Hopper to direct first film in 10 years

LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor/filmmaker Dennis Hopper has signed on to direct a new movie for the first time in 10 years, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

'Man on Fire,' a 22-year dream for Scott

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- Tony Scott says he wanted to direct a movie based on the novel "Man on Fire" 22 years ago, but the reviews his film "The Hunger" got then prevented it.

Duvall, 73, plans to 'work 'til the end'

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Seventy-three-year-old actor Robert Duvall told reporters in New York he has no plans of retiring and, in fact, will keep working "right up 'til the end."

Older actors teach Osment about profession

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Teen actor Haley Joel Osment said in New York he learned a lot about his craft from watching masters like Michael Caine and Robert Duvall.

Hoffman recalls leaner days with Hackman

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Dustin Hoffman and Gene Hackman are movie legends now, but they told reporters in New Orleans they remember what it was like to be poor.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Jan. 5, the fifth day of 2004 with 361 to follow.
By United Press International

Robert Duvall to get a Hollywood star

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Actor, writer, and director Robert Duvall will be honored with the 2,236th star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame during ceremonies next Thursday.

'Open Range': Wild West nation building

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- In his slow but strong "Open Range," director Kevin Costner revives the classic cowboy movie. Robert Duvall stars as a wise and good-hearted trail boss who lead
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent

June Carter Cash funeral open to public

NASHVILLE, May 17 (UPI) -- Country singer-songwriter June Carter Cash's funeral Sunday will be open to the public, singer Johnny Cash said Friday.

People

Barbara Walters has won the heated competition for a TV interview with Hillary Rodham Clinton when she begins a tour to promote her new book.
PAT NASON and DENNIS DAILY, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

'RELOADED' ALREADY MAKING A LOAD OF MONEY
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

UPI's Capital Comment for May 15, 2003

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press

Country Music News

Carl Perkins born near Tiptonville, Tenn., 1932. Hal Ketchum born in Greenwich, N.Y., 1953.
DICK KELSEY, United Press International
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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
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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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