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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013.
By United Press International

Broussard sentenced to 46 months

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Louisiana politician Aaron Broussard was sentenced to 46 months in prison on bribery charges, his ex-wife and former parish attorney receiving probation.
Penelope Wilton understood, but didn't agree with her 'Marigold' character

Penelope Wilton understood, but didn't agree with her 'Marigold' character

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- British actress Penelope Wilton says she thinks her character in the film "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" is easy to relate to since, like Jean, many people don't like being out of their comfort zone.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012.
By United Press International
'Broken' leads with nine BIFA nods

'Broken' leads with nine BIFA nods

LONDON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- "Broken" earned a leading nine nods when nominations for the 15th annual Moet British Independent Film Awards were announced in London.

La. official admits corruption

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A former local official in the New Orleans area said he has gone from "dragon slayer" to "dragon" as he pleaded guilty Tuesday to corruption charges.
'Hotel' reunites 'Shakespeare' director with stars Dench, Wilkinson

'Hotel' reunites 'Shakespeare' director with stars Dench, Wilkinson

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- British actress Judi Dench says she was thrilled to work with director John Madden on a third film, "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," after their successful collaborations on "Mrs. Brown" and "Shakespeare in Love."
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International
'Lone Ranger' starts shooting in N. Mexico

'Lone Ranger' starts shooting in N. Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Shooting has begun in New Mexico on Disney's big-screen adaptation of "The Lone Ranger," starring Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp, producers said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 12, 2011.
By United Press International
GM restores merit pay for some executives

GM restores merit pay for some executives

DETROIT, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- General Motors Co. said it would reinstate merit pay for salaried employees except for top executives whose salary is set by the U.S. Treasury Department.
Stars line up for Redford's Lincoln movie

Stars line up for Redford's Lincoln movie

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor-director Robert Redford has cast Tom Wilkinson, Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Kline and Alexis Bledel in his film "The Conspirator."
Byrne, Paquin win top TV Globes

Byrne, Paquin win top TV Globes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Gabriel Byrne and Anna Paquin won Golden Globes for actor and actress in a television drama series in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sunday night.
'Valkyrie' actors speak in natural accents

'Valkyrie' actors speak in natural accents

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. director Bryan Singer says he decided not to have the international cast of "Valkyrie" speak with German accents because it would be distracting.
HBO film 'Recount' to premiere in Florida

HBO film 'Recount' to premiere in Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 30 (UPI) -- HBO, Comcast and the Jacksonville Office of Film and Television will roll out the red carpet for the premiere of "Recount" at the Florida Theatre.
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Tom Wilkinson
British actor Tom Wilkinson attends the world premiere of "Rocknrolla" at Odeon West End in London on September 1, 2008. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
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Thomas Geoffrey "Tom" Wilkinson, OBE (born December 12 1948) is an English actor.

Wilkinson was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire, the son of Thomas Wilkinson, Sr., a farmer. At the age of four, he moved with his family to Canada, where they lived for several years before returning to England and running a pub in Cornwall. Wilkinson graduated from the University of Kent, where he was a member of T24 Drama Society (then named UKCD) and attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

Wilkinson currently lives in North London with his wife, actress Diana Hardcastle, and their two children, Alice, 21, and Mollie, 19.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Tom Wilkinson."
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