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Lindsay Lohan to make theater debut in West End's 'Speed-the-Plow'

Lindsay Lohan to make theater debut in West End's 'Speed-the-Plow'

LONDON, June 18 (UPI) --Lindsay Lohan told The New York Times she's been preparing for a potential appearance in David Mamet's play "Speed-the-Plow" in the West End in November.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 2, 2013.
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29 N.J. businesses busted in 'Operation Swill'

TRENTON, N.J., May 23 (UPI) -- Twenty-nine New Jersey establishments, including 13 TGI Fridays locations, passed off non-premium spirits as premium alcoholic beverage brands, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 2, 2012.
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Broadway's lights to be dimmed for Silver

Broadway's lights to be dimmed for Silver

NEW YORK, March 18 (UPI) -- The lights in New York's Broadway theater district are to be dimmed Wednesday night to mark the death of actor Ron Silver, Playbill.com said.
Actor, activist Ron Silver dead at 62

Actor, activist Ron Silver dead at 62

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- Ron Silver, a Tony-winning actor, political activist and free-speech advocate, has died of cancer at his home in New York, his family said. He was 62.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 2, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Monday. July 2, 2007.

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Today is Sunday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2006 with 182 to follow.
By United Press International

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Today is Saturday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2005 with 182 to follow.
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Analysis: Hollywood-GOP love-hate story?

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- After a convention week in which President George W. Bush and the Republican Party aimed a number of zingers at Hollywood, it is tempting to conclude that the GOP holds the entertainment industry in contempt. But the party's true feelings about celebritie
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

GOP raps Hollywood at convention

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Hollywood took its lumps on the first day of the Republican National Convention from speakers including Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and actor Ron Silver.

Dirrell reaches middleweight quarterfinals

ATHENS, Greece, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- American middleweight Andre Dirrell advanced to the Olympic quarterfinals Saturday with a third-round stoppage.

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The UPI almanac for July 2, 2004
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New fall TV dramas: Teens, spies, fat guys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- This season's new fall TV dramas run the usual gamut of awful (lots) to mediocre (ditto) to not bad, I'd watch it again (a couple). Here's the rundown of five I
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Ron Silver
Actor Ron Silver addresses the delegates during session two of the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden in New York on Aug. 30, 2004. (UPI Photo/Greg Whitesell)
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Ronald Arthur "Ron" Silver (July 2, 1946 – March 15, 2009) was an American actor, director, producer, radio host and political activist.

Silver was born in New York City, the son of May (née Zimelman), a substitute teacher, and Irving Roy Silver, a clothing sales executive. Silver was raised Jewish on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and attended The East Side Hebrew Institute ("ESHI") and then Stuyvesant High School.

He went on to graduate from SUNY at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Chinese, and received a Master's Degree in Chinese History from St. John's University in New York and the College of Chinese Culture in Taiwan. He also attended Columbia University's Graduate School of International Affairs and studied acting at the Herbert Berghof Studio.

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