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Melissa Gilbert recalls dating Tom Cruise decades ago

Melissa Gilbert recalls dating Tom Cruise decades ago

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Actress Melissa Gilbert revealed on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" she dated Tom Cruise when he first arrived in Hollywood decades ago.
Melissa Gilbert once dated Tom Cruise

Melissa Gilbert once dated Tom Cruise

Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Melissa Gilbert had some dirt to dish on her fellow celebrities.
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'Charmed' to get reboot by CBS

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- CBS is working on a re-imagining of the WB witch series "Charmed," Vulture reported.

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Doherty sympathetic towards 90210 co-star

Doherty sympathetic towards 90210 co-star

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- Shannen Doherty says she can relate to what former 90210 costar Jennie Garth is feeling in her very public split from husband Peter Facinelli.
Doherty weds for a third time

Doherty weds for a third time

MALIBU, Calif., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Former "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Charmed" star Shannen Doherty wed for the third time at a private estate in Malibu, Calif.
Latifah, Thiessen bound for 'Dancing'?

Latifah, Thiessen bound for 'Dancing'?

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Queen Latifah, Snooki, Tiffani Thiessen and Rob Kardashian are in talks to compete on "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles, show sources told TMZ.
Shannen Doherty to star in reality series

Shannen Doherty to star in reality series

NEW YORK, July 21 (UPI) -- WE tv says it has ordered a new, 1-hour docu-series tentatively called "The Shannen Doherty Project" and starring the Hollywood actress.
'Heathers' concert planned for September

'Heathers' concert planned for September

NEW YORK, July 27 (UPI) -- A concert version of the new musical adaptation of the iconic 1988 film "Heathers" is to have its New York debut at Joe's Pub in September, Playbill.com said.
Aiden Turner eliminated from 'Dancing'

Aiden Turner eliminated from 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- Aiden Turner and Edyta Sliwinska became the latest couple eliminated from the competition on "Dancing with the Stars" in Los Angeles Tuesday night.
Sade to perform on 'DWTS'

Sade to perform on 'DWTS'

LOS ANGELES, April 12 (UPI) -- Sade will perform on the U.S. competition show "Dancing with the Stars," ABC announced Monday.
Buzz Aldrin eliminated from 'Dancing'

Buzz Aldrin eliminated from 'Dancing'

LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin has become the second celebrity booted from the current season of the U.S. competition series "Dancing with the Stars."
Doherty booted from 'DWTS'

Doherty booted from 'DWTS'

LOS ANGELES, March 30 (UPI) -- Shannen Doherty became the first celebrity eliminated from this season of the U.S. competition series "Dancing with the Stars" Tuesday night.
Anderson, Aldrin to compete on 'DWTS'

Anderson, Aldrin to compete on 'DWTS'

LOS ANGELES, March 1 (UPI) -- Actress Pamela Anderson and astronaut Buzz Aldrin will be among the competitors on the 10th season of the U.S. TV series "Dancing with the Stars," ABC said.
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Shannen Maria Doherty (English pronunciation: /ˌʃænən ˈdoʊɚt̬i/; born April 12, 1971) is an American actress, producer, author and television director, known for her work as Heather Duke in Heathers (1989), as Brenda Walsh in Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–1994) and its spinoff series 90210, and as Prue Halliwell in Charmed (1998–2001).

Doherty was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Rosa, a beauty parlor owner, and Tom Doherty, a mortgage consultant. She has an older brother (by four years) named Sean. Doherty has Irish ancestry with Catholic roots, though she was raised in her mother's Southern Baptist religion. When she was seven (in 1978), her family moved to Los Angeles, and she immediately announced that she wanted to be an actress. She speaks French and Spanish.

Doherty had guest spots on TV series including Voyagers!, Father Murphy, and Airwolf starting in 1981. When a casting notice was released in Hollywood for a regular role on the popular Little House on the Prairie, she jumped at the opportunity and eventually won the role of Jenny Wilder at the age of 11, thanks in part to actor/producer Michael Landon seeing her guest spot on Father Murphy, which he also produced. Doherty stayed in the series until the show's cancellation in 1983. In 1982, Shannen lent her voice talents to the animated film The Secret of NIMH. In 1985, Doherty starred as Maggie Malene in teen-comedy movie, Girls Just Want To Have Fun, alongside actresses Helen Hunt and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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