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Ryan Reynolds sells house for $1.405 million

HOLLYWOOD HILLS WEST, Calif., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Actor Ryan Reynolds sold his Hollywood Hills West, Calif., home for $1.405 million, the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday.
Dwayne Johnson to play Green Lantern in Batman vs Superman?

Dwayne Johnson to play Green Lantern in Batman vs Superman?

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Does the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman" movie have its Green Lantern?
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Anna Kendrick thinks Blake Lively "is just heaven"

Anna Kendrick thinks Blake Lively "is just heaven"

Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Anna Kendrick gushed about her "The Voice" co-star, Ryan Reynolds, and his beautiful wife, Blake Lively, while attending the 2014 Sundance Festival over the weekend.
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Abigail Breslin: Working with Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep was like 'acting school'

Abigail Breslin: Working with Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep was like 'acting school'

Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Abigail Breslin learned a lot while shooting her latest film August: Osage County.
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Blake Lively's Christmas wish would bankrupt Ryan Reynolds

Blake Lively's Christmas wish would bankrupt Ryan Reynolds

Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Listen up, Ryan Reynolds! Blake Lively knows exactly what she wants to find under the Christmas tree this year.
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Adam Sandler named most overpaid actor by Forbes

Adam Sandler named most overpaid actor by Forbes

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Forbes doesn't find Adam Sandler's big paychecks very funny.
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Adam Sandler tops Forbes' list of overpaid actors

Adam Sandler tops Forbes' list of overpaid actors

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Adam Sandler is the most overpaid actor in Hollywood, with his films making an average of $3.40 for every $1 he is paid, Forbes reported.
Melissa Joan Hart kisses and tells

Melissa Joan Hart kisses and tells

Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Melissa Joan Hart made the rounds on the Hollywood dating circuit before she met the man who has now been her husband of 10 years.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.
By United Press International
'Croods' tops DVD and Blu-ray sales chart

'Croods' tops DVD and Blu-ray sales chart

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- "The Croods," an animated movie about a lovable prehistoric family, is the top-selling DVD and Blu-ray in the United States, Rentrak announced Monday.
Emma Stone gets animated in family feature 'The Croods'

Emma Stone gets animated in family feature 'The Croods'

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Hollywood actress Emma Stone says she loved seeing how her animated movie "The Croods" came together after she and her co-stars separately recorded the lines for their characters.
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Scarlett Johansson is engaged to journalist Romain Dauriac

Scarlett Johansson is engaged to journalist Romain Dauriac

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Scarlett Johansson is engaged to journalist Romain Dauriac, who presented her with a diamond Art Deco ring last month, People.com said Wednesday.
'Turbo' features music score by British composer Henry Jackman

'Turbo' features music score by British composer Henry Jackman

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood's upcoming animated family comedy "Turbo" will feature music by British composer Henry Jackman.
'Croods' monument erected at Stonehenge

'Croods' monument erected at Stonehenge

LONDON, March 20 (UPI) -- U.S. movie studio 20th Century Fox said it put up a giant rock monument at England's Stonehenge to promote its new prehistoric-themed family film, "The Croods."
'Croods' star Cage says he was once in talks to play Shrek

'Croods' star Cage says he was once in talks to play Shrek

NEW YORK, March 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage says he was once in talks with DreamWorks Animation to play the grumpy green ogre in the "Shrek" film franchise, but the role didn't suit him.
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Ryan Rodney Reynolds (born October 23, 1976) is a Canadian actor. He is known for his roles in National Lampoon's Van Wilder, Waiting..., Just Friends, Definitely, Maybe, The Proposal and Buried, as well as Wade Wilson/Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. His television roles include Michael "Berg" Bergen on Two Guys and a Girl. Reynolds also starred in the DC superhero film Green Lantern alongside Blake Lively and Mark Strong.

Reynolds was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His father, Jim, is a retired Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer who later became a food wholesaler, and his mother, Tammy, is a retail salesperson. He is of Irish ancestry and was raised Roman Catholic. The youngest of four brothers, he graduated from Kitsilano Secondary School in Vancouver in 1994. He then attended Kwantlen College, also in Vancouver, until dropping out.

Reynolds' career began in 1990 when he starred as Billy the botsman in the Canadian-produced teen soap Hillside, distributed in the United States by Nickelodeon as Fifteen. As an adult, Reynolds starred in the National Lampoon movie Van Wilder and the American television series Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place, playing medical student Michael "Berg" Bergen. He also cameoed in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle as a nurse, appeared in The In-Laws with Michael Douglas and Albert Brooks, as well as the Canadian production Foolproof. In 2005 he played a waiter named Monty in Waiting..., and as music executive Chris Brander in the romantic comedy Just Friends alongside Amy Smart and Anna Faris. Reynolds played the protagonist in the 2008 film Definitely, Maybe. He has also appeared in the second season finale of the television series Scrubs, where he played Spence, a college friend of J.D. and Turk. In 2007, Reynolds guest-starred as Brendan's friend Hams in the episode "Douchebag in the City" of the TBS sitcom My Boys. In 2009, he portrayed Andrew Paxton, starring opposite Sandra Bullock, in the romantic comedy The Proposal, and park's repairs technician Mike Connell in Adventureland.

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