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  • John Travolta

    "Man, nobody pushed me into showbiz," John Travolta once said, "I was aching for it." He was aching for it so much that the Englewood, New Jersey, native dropped out of school at 16 and began acting...

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  • Emma Thompson

    Emma Thompson was born in Paddington, England. Acting was in her blood as her father was a stage director and her mother an actress. Thompson started acting while she was still a child and later, when...

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  • Billy Bob Thornton

    No one knew who the heck the Hot Springs, Arkansas native with the good-ole-boy name was before his stunning directorial debut with Sling Blade, a film he also starred in. But Billy Bob Thornton had...

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  • Kathy Bates

    The zaftig Tennessee native had an extensive stage resumé before her breakthrough film role in Misery. She made her off-Broadway debut in 1976 with Vanities, following that with the role of...

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  • Maura Tierney

    Known to many television viewers as Lisa Miller from the hit series NewsRadio, Tierney was born in Boston and started her education in an all-girls Catholic school. She continued her schooling at...

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  • Adrian Lester

    Adrian Lester made his American film debut as the idealistic young deputy campaign manager in Mike Nichols' Primary Colors. Adrian's lack of film experience was more than compensated for by his...

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  • Diane Ladd

    DIANE LADD Birth Name: Rose Diane Lanier Birth Date: November 29, 1932 A native of Laurel, Mississippi, Ladd is a cousin of the famous playwright, Tennessee Williams. She graduated from...

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Genre:  Comedy
Running Time:  143 min.
Release Date: March 20, 1998

Current rating: Rating: 3.69
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Cast: John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Maura Tierney, Adrian Lester, Larry Hagman, Diane Ladd