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Ashley Olsen, boyfriend Bennett Miller spotted in New York City

Ashley Olsen, boyfriend Bennett Miller spotted in New York City

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) --Ashley Olsen, 28, and new boyfriend, director Bennett Miller ("Moneyball"), 47, were spotted in New York City over the weekend.
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Sorkin says he and Hoffman talked about drug addiction

Sorkin says he and Hoffman talked about drug addiction

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Hollywood screenwriter and producer Aaron Sorkin says he and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman bonded over their shared battle with drug addiction.
Broadway lights will be dimmed for Philip Seymour Hoffman

Broadway lights will be dimmed for Philip Seymour Hoffman

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The Broadway League says theater marquee lights will be dimmed for a minute Wednesday night in honor of the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Hoffman dead of apparent drug overdose -- police

Hoffman dead of apparent drug overdose -- police

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday of an apparent drug overdose in his New York apartment, police sources told CNN.
Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC

Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in NYC

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- No cause of death reported for Philip Seymour Hoffman, but police source said it was likely a drug overdose.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.
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Lawyer: Harper Lee has agreed to settle 'Mockingbird' lawsuit

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Harper Lee has agreed to settle a lawsuit in New York over the copyright of her classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," a lawyer says.

DNA tests fail to link 'In Cold Blood' killings to Florida cold case

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- DNA from the infamous "In Cold Blood" killers failed to tie them to the unsolved 1959 slayings of a Florida family, the victims' relatives learned Tuesday.

Kate debuts baby bump in first maternity dress

LONDON, April 27 (UPI) -- Kate Middleton, duchess of Cambridge, showed off her baby bump in her first maternity outfit, a pale blue empire-waisted dress, a royal chronicler said.
Broadway's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' to close Sunday

Broadway's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' to close Sunday

NEW YORK, April 15 (UPI) -- The world premiere of Richard Greenberg's new play "Breakfast at Tiffany's" will take its final bow on Broadway Sunday, the show's producers said Monday.

Cat sacked from Broadway's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'

NEW YORK, March 23 (UPI) -- Montie, an understudy for Vito Vincent, the feline co-star of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" on Broadway, has been fired for being unruly, the New York Post said.

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Prosecutor: 'In Cold Blood' not factual ... Cooper to star in gold digging series ... Springsteen honored at gala ... Upton gets third SI swimsuit issue cover ... News from United Press International.

Prosecutor: 'In Cold Blood' not factual

GARDEN CITY, Kan., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- "In Cold Blood" -- Truman Capote's best-seller about the murder of a Kansas family -- is not completely factual, a prosecutor in the 54-year-old case said.

Casting call planned for cat to star in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' on Broadway

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A casting call is being held for a cat to appear in the upcoming Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's new play, "Breakfast at Tiffany's," producers said.

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Cassadee Pope wins Season 3 of 'The Voice' ... Bodies of 'In Cold Blood' killers exhumed ... Britain's Ricky Gervais to star in next Muppet movie ... 'Red' still No. 1 on the U.S. album chart ... News from United Press International.
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This undated photo provided by Sony Pictures Classics shows actor Philip Seymour Hoffman as Truman Capote in a scene from "Capote." "Capote" was nominatd for best picture and Hoffman was nominated for best actor for the 78th annual Academy Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 31, 2006. The winners will be announced at the Oscar ceremony on March 5. (UPI Photo/Sony Pictures Classics/Handout)
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Truman Capote (pronounced /ˈtruːmən kəˈpoʊti/; September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American author, many of whose short stories, novels, plays and nonfiction are recognized literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) and In Cold Blood (1965), which he labeled a "nonfiction novel." At least 20 films and television dramas have been produced from Capote novels, stories and screenplays.

Capote rose above a childhood troubled by divorce, a long absence from his mother and multiple migrations. He discovered his calling by the age of eleven, and for the rest of his childhood he honed his writing ability. Capote began his professional career writing short stories. The critical success of one story, "Miriam" (1945), attracted the attention of Random House publisher Bennett Cerf, resulting in a contract to write Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948). Capote earned the most fame with In Cold Blood (1965), a journalistic work about the murder of a Kansas farm family in their home, a book Capote spent four years writing. A milestone in popular culture, it was the peak of his career, although it was not his final book. In the 1970s, he maintained his celebrity status by appearing on television talk shows.

Born Truman Streckfus Persons in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of 17-year-old Lillie Mae Faulk and salesman Archulus Persons. His parents divorced when he was four, and he was sent to Monroeville, Alabama, where, for the following four to five years, he was raised by his mother's relatives. He formed a fast bond with his mother's distant relative, Nanny Rumbley Faulk, whom Truman called "Sook". "Her face is remarkable—not unlike Lincoln's, craggy like that, and tinted by sun and wind," is how Capote described Sook in "A Christmas Memory". In Monroeville, he was a neighbor and friend of author Harper Lee, who wrote the 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird, with the character Dill being based on Capote.

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