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Celebrity Birthdays, April 6

4/6/2007 3:00am EDT
Zach Braff
Happy Birthday to "Full House" actress Candace Cameron Bure (1976), "Scrubs" star Zach Braff (1975), actress Ari Meyers (1969), "Slither" actor Michael Rooker (1955), "Taxi" actress Marilu Henner (1952), "Cheers" actor John Ratzenberger (1947), producer/director Barry Levinson (1942), master of the pan flute Zamfir (1941), "The Empire Strikes Back" actor Billy Dee Williams (1937), country legend Merle Haggard (1937), German composer Andre Previn (1929), and legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy (1866; d. 1909).
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TV Land Awards to Salute Lucille Ball, 'The Brady Bunch,' 'Taxi' & More

4/5/2007 1:48pm EDT
Kelly Ripa
TV Land announced today that it will salute Lucille Ball, Roots, The Brady Bunch, Taxi and Hee Haw among others at the Fifth Annual TV Land Awards hosted by Kelly Ripa on Saturday, April 14. The gala premieres on TV Land on Sunday, April 22nd at 9 p.m. ET/PT and will be rebroadcast on TV Land's sister network, Nick at Nite that same night beginning at 11 p.m. ET/PT.

All of this year's honorees are pop culture icons representing a cross-section of classic television that Boomers continue to love. Legendary comedienne Carol Burnett will bestow the Legacy of Laughter Award on Lucie Arnaz...
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 15

3/15/2007 3:00am EDT
Eva Longoria
Happy Birthday to G-Unit rapper Young Buck (1981), "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria (1975), Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath (1968), Poison singer Bret Michaels (1963), singer Terence Trent D'Arby (1962), Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider (1955), American guitarist Ry Cooder (1947), funk pioneer Sly Stone (1943), Beach Boy Mike Love (1941), Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh (1940), "Taxi" star Judd Hirsch (1935), "Reservoir Dogs" actor Lawrence Tierney (1919; d. 2002), blues legend Samuel "Lightnin'" Hopkins (1912; d. 1982), and 7th President of the United States Andrew Jackson (1767; d. ...
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Maxim.com's Funniest Fake Foreigners

2/26/2007 9:59am EST
Borat
Why outsource those "wacky foreigner" roles when you can have actors put on ridiculously over-the-top accents? Maxim.com presents their list of the "Funniest Fake Foreigners" from television and film.

Borat Sagdiyev (Sacha Baron Cohen, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan)

Sometimes, our friends from overseas come here and end up teaching us all a little lesson about ourselves. Other times, they throw a sack over Pamela Anderson and then chase her through a parking lot. Only the truly great actually pull off both. We're just sorry that h...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 17

1/17/2007 3:00am EST
Kid Rock
Happy Birthday to "Thirteen" star Nikki Reed (1988), Atreyu singer Alex Varkatzas (1982), "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" actress Zooey Deschanel (1980), Detroit singer/rapper Kid Rock (1971), NHL star Jeremy Roenick (1970), Jamaican singer Shabba Ranks (1966), "Bruce Almighty" star Jim Carrey (1962), Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs (1959), British singer Paul Young (1956), roots rocker Steve Earle (1955), "Taxi" star/comedian Andy Kaufman (1949; d. 1984), prolific boxer Muhammad Ali (1942), hunky actor Troy Donahue (1937), "Lamb Chop" puppeteer Shari Lewis (1933; d. 1998), baseball coach D...
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Celebrity Birthdays, October 5

10/5/2006 3:00am EDT
Kate Winslet
Happy Birthday to hotel heiress Nicky Hilton, unsinkable actress Kate Winslet, hoops star Grant Hill, Queen of the Desert Guy Pearce, prolific hockey goalie Patrick Roy (1965), hockey superstar Mario Lemieux (1965), actor Daniel Baldwin (which one is he?)(1960), comedian Bernie Mac (1958), musician and humanitarian Bob Geldof (1954), English horror author Clive Barker (1952), actress Karen Allen (1951), cabbie Jeff Conaway (1950), bandleader Steve Miller (1943), actress Diahann Carroll (1935), actor Donald Pleasence (1919), and 21st President of the United States Chester A. Arthur (1829).
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 6

4/6/2006 3:05am EDT
Zach Braff
Happy Birthday to "Full House" actress Candace Cameron Bure (1976), "Scrubs" star Zach Braff (1975), actress Ari Meyers (1969), "Slither" actor Michael Rooker (1955), "Taxi" actress Marilu Henner (1952), "Cheers" actor John Ratzenberger (1947), producer/director Barry Levinson (1942), master of the pan flute Zamfir (1941), "The Empire Strikes Back" actor Billy Dee Williams (1937), country legend Merle Haggard (1937), German composer Andre Previn (1929), and legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy (1866; d. 1909).
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Celebrity Birthdays, March 15

3/15/2006 3:00am EST
Eva Longoria
Happy Birthday to G-Unit rapper Young Buck (1981), "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria (1975), Sugar Ray singer Mark McGrath (1968), Poison singer Bret Michaels (1963), singer Terence Trent D'Arby (1962), Twisted Sister singer Dee Snider (1955), American guitarist Ry Cooder (1947), funk pioneer Sly Stone (1943), Beach Boy Mike Love (1941), Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh (1940), "Taxi" star Judd Hirsch (1935), "Reservoir Dogs" actor Lawrence Tierney (1919; d. 2002), blues legend Samuel "Lightnin'" Hopkins (1912; d. 1982), and 7th President of the United States Andrew Jackson (1767; d. ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, January 17

1/17/2006 3:00am EST
Kid Rock
Happy Birthday to "Thirteen" star Nikki Reed (1988), Atreyu singer Alex Varkatzas (1982), "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" actress Zooey Deschanel (1980), Detroit singer/rapper Kid Rock (1971), NHL star Jeremy Roenick (1970), Jamaican singer Shabba Ranks (1966), "Bruce Almighty" star Jim Carrey (1962), Bangles singer Susanna Hoffs (1959), British singer Paul Young (1956), roots rocker Steve Earle (1955), "Taxi" star/comedian Andy Kaufman (1949; d. 1984), prolific boxer Muhammad Ali (1942), hunky actor Troy Donahue (1937), "Lamb Chop" puppeteer Shari Lewis (1933; d. 1998), baseball coach D...
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Americans Think Oprah Is Smartest, Halle Berry Is Best Dressed

12/29/2005 1:53pm EST
Halle Berry
Who made the grade in celebrity superlatives? Which hook-up of '05 shocked Americans most? Parade magazine asked Americans about pop culture and entertainment in 2005. Here are the highlights:

* If Americans were on Survivor with a group of celebrities, 35% would send Paris Hilton packing first. But trailing close behind, with 33% of the vote, is George W. Bush. Tom Cruise got 12%; Britney Spears, 9%; and Jessica Simpson, 7%.

* Smartest celeb is Oprah Winfrey, with 42% of the vote. She beat Donald Trump, 24%, Jon Stewart, 11%, Brooke Shields, 9%, Bono, 8%, and Madonna, 6%.

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New Wave of 'Celebrities' Joins VH1's 'Celebrity Fit Club'

12/19/2005 1:00pm EST
Kelly LeBrock
VH1's popular fitness and nutrition series, "Celebrity Fit Club," is back for a third season on Jan 1. VH1 has gathered a hot new lineup of celebrities including Tempestt Bledsoe (The Cosby Show), Jeff Conaway (Taxi, Grease), Countess Vaughn ("The Parkers"), Bruce Vilanch (writer/comedian, "Hollywood Squares"), Kelly LeBrock (The Woman In Red), Young MC (rapper, "Bust A Move"), Chastity Bono (daughter of Sonny & Cher), and Bizarre (actor/rapper) of D12 (The Longest Yard).

Over two successful seasons, 15 previous Celebrity Fit Clubbers have bitched, battled, bonded (and bitched some m...
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Danny DeVito Goes Back to his Roots

11/17/2005 11:00am EST
Danny DeVito
Danny Devito is returning to the small screen in FX’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” according to reports. He’ll play a retired contractor who has moved back to Philadelphia to spend time with his children. The series' second season is set to debut in June, and DeVito, 61, will co-star in all 10 episodes. The actor hasn't starred in a TV series since Taxi ended in 1983.
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Lions Gate Announces Voice Cast for Foodfight!

10/26/2005 2:14pm EDT
Eva Longoria
Threshold Animation Studios and Lions Gate Family Entertainment are making a trip to the supermarket a superstar affair with the announcement of casting for several voice roles in their animated epic Foodfight! Joining previously announced cast members Hilary and Haylie Duff are Charlie Sheen, Eva Longoria, Wayne Brady, Chris Kattan and Christopher Lloyd. The cast will give voice to the main characters in the feature that will include more than 15,000 characters in what may be the largest animated scene ever.

Foodfight! is scheduled for a Fall 2006 release and takes place in a superma...
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