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Barbara Walters makes cameo on Season 18 premiere of 'The View'

Barbara Walters makes cameo on Season 18 premiere of 'The View'

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 (UPI) --The Season 18 premiere of "The View" began with the hosts approaching a throne and kneeling to kiss the ring of the show's now-retired creator Barbara Walters.
Karen Butler
Perez, Wallace, O'Donnell and Goldberg featured in new 'View' cast photo

Perez, Wallace, O'Donnell and Goldberg featured in new 'View' cast photo

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) --ABC has released a photo of the new cast of "The View" just days ahead of the chat show's Season 18 premiere Monday.
Karen Butler
Rosie O'Donnell addresses her return to 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell addresses her return to 'The View'

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) --Rosie O'Donnell says the upcoming season of "The View" with new co-hosts Rosie Perez and Nicole Wallace will be "must-see TV."
Annie Martin
Joan Rivers dead at age 81

Joan Rivers dead at age 81

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) --Joan Rivers, the legendary comedian and television personality, died at age 81 on Thursday.
Annie Martin
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace join 'The View' as co-hosts

Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace join 'The View' as co-hosts

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) --Actress Rosie Perez and political analyst Nicolle Wallace have been named the new co-hosts of "The View," ABC announced Thursday.
Karen Butler
Pam Dawber to guest star on PBS's Robin Williams Tribute Special

Pam Dawber to guest star on PBS's Robin Williams Tribute Special

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 3 (UPI) --PBS has announced plans to air a tribute for Robin Williams that features interviews from friends of the late Oscar-winning actor on September 9.
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Billy Crystal leads Emmy tribute for late friend Robin Williams

Billy Crystal leads Emmy tribute for late friend Robin Williams

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) --Billy Crystal offered a heartfelt tribute to his late friend Robin Williams during Monday's Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Karen Butler
Nicolle Wallace, October Gonzalez reportedly joining 'The View'

Nicolle Wallace, October Gonzalez reportedly joining 'The View'

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) --"The View" is expected to hire political commentator Nicolle Wallace and October Gonzalez, wife to NFL star Tony Gonzalez, as new co-hosts.
Annie Martin
Sherri Shepherd to star in Broadway's 'Cinderella' as wicked stepmother

Sherri Shepherd to star in Broadway's 'Cinderella' as wicked stepmother

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 (UPI) --"The View" host Sherri Shepherd will make her Broadway debut opposite Keke Palmer in "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella."
Annie Martin
Rosie O'Donnell officially confirmed for 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell officially confirmed for 'The View'

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) --ABC announced Thursday that former co-host Rosie O'Donnell is officially confirmed to return on "The View."
Annie Martin
Elisabeth Hasselbeck slams Rosie O'Donnell's return to 'The View'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck slams Rosie O'Donnell's return to 'The View'

NEW YORK, July 9 (UPI) --Rosie O'Donnell is reportedly confirmed to return to "The View," and former feuding co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck says the news has ruined her vacation.
Annie Martin
Rosie O'Donnell may return to co-host 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell may return to co-host 'The View'

NEW YORK, July 8 (UPI) --Rosie O'Donnell is reportedly in "active negotiations" to rejoin "The View" following the departure of Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy.
Annie Martin
Barbara Walters bids farewell to 'The View'

Barbara Walters bids farewell to 'The View'

NEW YORK, May 16 (UPI) --Barbara Walters' last episode as co-host of "The View" -- the female-centric, multi-host chat show she created in 1997 -- has aired on ABC.
Karen Butler
Barbara Walters tapes her final episode as co-host of 'The View'

Barbara Walters tapes her final episode as co-host of 'The View'

NEW YORK, May 15 (UPI) --Broadcasting legend Barbara Walters taped her final episode of {i:The View} Thursday and the program will air Friday.
Karen Butler
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' unveils new trailer featuring all four turtles

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' unveils new trailer featuring all four turtles

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Paramount Pictures has released a new trailer for the upcoming "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" film featuring new footage and a first look at all four turtles.
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Whoopi Goldberg arrives for the 10th Anniversary of the New York International Latino Film Festival opening night premiere of "LA Mission" at the School of Visual Arts Theater in New York on July 28, 2009. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Whoopi Goldberg ( /ˈhwʊpi/; born Caryn Elaine Johnson, November 13, 1955) is an American comedian, actress, singer-songwriter, political activist, and talk show host.

Goldberg made her film debut in The Color Purple (1985) playing Celie, a mistreated black woman in the Deep South. She received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her first Golden Globe Award for her role in the film. In 1990, she starred as Oda Mae Brown, a psychic helping a slain man (Patrick Swayze) find his killer in the blockbuster film Ghost. This performance won her a second Golden Globe and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Notable later films include Sister Act and Sister Act 2, Made in America, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Girl, Interrupted and Rat Race. She is also acclaimed for her roles as the bartender Guinan in Star Trek: The Next Generation and as Terry Dolittle in Jumpin' Jack Flash. Her latest role is the voice of Stretch in Toy Story 3.

Goldberg has been nominated for 13 Emmy Awards for her work in television. She was co-producer of the popular game show Hollywood Squares from 1998 to 2004. She has been the moderator of the daytime talk show The View since 2007. Goldberg has a Grammy, two Emmys, two Golden Globes, a Tony, and an Oscar. In addition, Goldberg has a British Academy Film Award, four People's Choice Awards and has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award.

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