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Preview Kim Kardashian as a furry alien on 'American Dad'

Preview Kim Kardashian as a furry alien on 'American Dad'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 (UPI) --Kim Kardashian voices a pink, furry alien who crash lands on Earth on Sunday's episode of "American Dad."
Annie Martin
Morgan Freeman joins cast of 'Ted 2'

Morgan Freeman joins cast of 'Ted 2'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (UPI) --Morgan Freeman has joined the cast of Seth MacFarlane's "Ted 2," and will reportedly portray a civil rights lawyer.
Annie Martin
Seth MacFarlane details Christmas album 'Holiday for Swing'

Seth MacFarlane details Christmas album 'Holiday for Swing'

BOSTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) --"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane's second studio album, "Holiday for Swing," includes Christmas classics such as "Let It Snow" and "Baby It's Cold Outside."
Annie Martin
Seth MacFarlane pledges to match up to $1 million in 'Reading Rainbow' donations

Seth MacFarlane pledges to match up to $1 million in 'Reading Rainbow' donations

LOS ANGELES, June 27 (UPI) --"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane has pledged to match up to $1 million in donations for LeVar Burton's "Reading Rainbow" reboot Kickstarter campaign.
Annie Martin
'Maleficent' enchants moviegoers, scores $70 million debut

'Maleficent' enchants moviegoers, scores $70 million debut

LOS ANGELES, June 1 (UPI) --Angelina Jolie's villainous return to the big screen cast a powerful spell over the weekend box office.
Kate Stanton
Seth MacFarlane: 'I'm like the poor man's Paul Rudd'

Seth MacFarlane: 'I'm like the poor man's Paul Rudd'

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) --Seth MacFarlane recently referred to himself as "the poor man's Paul Rudd" in an interview about his new film, "A Million Ways to Die in the West."
Annie Martin
Amanda Seyfried discusses kissing Channing Tatum

Amanda Seyfried discusses kissing Channing Tatum

LONDON, May 27 (UPI) --Amanda Seyfried starred opposite to Channing Tatum in the 2010 film "Dear John," but the 28-year-old actress has no memory of what it was like to kiss him.
Veronica Linares
MTV releases a new trailer for 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

MTV releases a new trailer for 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

LOS ANGELES, May 8 (UPI) --MTV released a new trailer Wednesday for Seth McFarlane's new comedy, "A Million Ways to Die in the West."
Aileen Graef
'Flash Gordon' remake in the works at Fox

'Flash Gordon' remake in the works at Fox

LOS ANGELES, April 23 (UPI) -- 20th Century Fox has brought on "Star Trek 3" writers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay to pen the script for a "Flash Gordon" remake.
Annie Martin
Emilia Clarke undergoing grueling diet for 'Terminator' role

Emilia Clarke undergoing grueling diet for 'Terminator' role

LONDON, March 7 (UPI) -- Emilia Clarke has given up eating "anything that's tastes good at all" as she prepares for her role as in the upcoming film, "Terminator: Genesis."
Veronica Linares
Oscars draw largest audience in a decade

Oscars draw largest audience in a decade

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- An entertainment broadcast hasn't drawn this many viewers since the 2004 finale of "Friends."
Kate Stanton
Amanda Seyfried cast as female lead in 'Ted 2'

Amanda Seyfried cast as female lead in 'Ted 2'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Amanda Seyfried will replace Mila Kunis as the Seth MacFarlane film's leading lady.
Kate Stanton
Harold Ramis -- 'Ghostbusters' writer, co-star -- dead at 69

Harold Ramis -- 'Ghostbusters' writer, co-star -- dead at 69

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Comic actor, director and writer Harold Ramis died Monday in Chicago after a long battle with autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, TMZ reported. He was 69.
'Family Guy' dog returns from the dead

'Family Guy' dog returns from the dead

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Brian, the Griffin family dog, has returned to "Family Guy" three weeks after he was killed off of the U.S. animated series.
'Family Guy' brings Brian Griffin back from the dead

'Family Guy' brings Brian Griffin back from the dead

Dec. 16 (UPI) -- The FOX series resurrected Stewie's best friend for a very special Christmas episode.
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Comedian and television host Bill Maher (L) reacts to comments by animator Seth MacFarlane during an unveiling ceremony honoring him with the 2,417th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on September 14, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Seth Woodbury MacFarlane (/ˈsɛθ ˈwʊdbɛri mɨkˈfɑrlən/; born October 26, 1973) is an American animator, writer, comedian, producer, actor, singer, voice actor, and director best known for creating the animated sitcoms Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, for which he also voices many of the shows' various characters.

A native of Kent, Connecticut, MacFarlane is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he studied animation, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. He was an animator and writer for Hanna-Barbera for several television shows, including Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, Dexter's Laboratory and I Am Weasel, before creating his own series for 20th Century Fox entitled Family Guy in 1999. MacFarlane went on to co-create American Dad! in 2005, The Winner in 2007 and The Cleveland Show in 2009 for 20th Century Fox.

As an actor, he has made guest appearances on shows such as Gilmore Girls, The War at Home and FlashForward. MacFarlane's interest in science fiction and fantasy has led to cameo and guest appearances on Star Trek: Enterprise and voicing the character of Johann Kraus in Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy II: The Golden Army. In 2008, he created his own YouTube series entitled Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy. As a performer, MacFarlane has sung at several venues, including Carnegie and Royal Albert Hall.

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