AMANDA PLUMMER IS 54 TODAY

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Amanda  Plummer is the daughter of actors Tammy Grimes and Christopher Plummer. She is best known for her Tony-winning work on stage and for her roles in such notable films as Pulp Fiction (1994) and The Fisher King (1991), in addition to her Emmy-winning work on television.

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Amanda Plummer in Pulp Fiction

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WILLIAM SHATNER IS 80 TODAY

William-Shatner-Biography 

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William  Shatner became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, captain of  
the Star Ship Enterprise, in the Sci-Fi television series Star Trek from 1966 to 1969,
Star Trek: The Animated Series from 1973 to 1974, and in seven of the subsequent
star Trek feature films from 1979 to 1994. Shatner also played the veteran police sergeant in T.J. Hooker from 1982 to 1986. He has since worked as a musician,
author, producer, director, and celebrity pitchman. He has won two Emmy Awards
and a Golden Globe Award.

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William Shatner in The Twilight Zone episode “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet”(1963)

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GARY OLDMAN ~ 53 TODAY

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Gary Oldman, an English actor, filmmaker and musician, well-known to audiences for his portrayals of dark and morally ambiguous characters. He has starred in films such as  JFK (1991), Dracula (1992),The Fifth Element (1997), and the Batman film series (2005 & 2008). He has come to be regarded as one of film’s most diverse actors, and has been cited as an influence by a number of successful actors. Oldman has received Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, and BAFTA Award nominations for his acting work, and has been described as one of the greatest actors never nominated for an Academy Award.

 
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Gary Oldman is Lee Harvey Oswald in JFK

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Oldman playing Dracula

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Gary as Zorg in The Fifth Element

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FUNNY MAN CARL REINER IS 89 TODAY

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Carl Reiner, actor, film director/producer, writer and comedian has worked
on a wide range of films and television programs. He has won nine Emmy  
Awards and one Grammy during this career. Reiner has the distinction of  
being the only person to appear on all five incarnations of The Tonight 
Show. Carl Reiner is the father of actor-turned-director, Rob Reiner.

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ACTRESS HOLLY HUNTER IS 53 TODAY

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Holly Hunter made her screen debut in the 1981 horror movie The Burning. She
also starred in The Piano (1993) for which she won the Academy Award for Best
Actress. She has also been nominated for an Oscar for her roles in Broadcast
News
(1987), The Firm (1993), and Thirteen (2003). Hunter has also won two
Emmy Awards with seven nominations and has won a Golden Globe Award
with another six nominations.

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Holly in The Burning

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Holly Hunter in a scene from  the Coen Brothers film Raising
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(1987)

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