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  • Kevin Spacey

    Born in South Orange, New Jersey, Kevin Spacey's family moved to the West coast when he was a baby and raised him in Los Angeles. A self described "little terror," he was sent to Northridge Military...

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  • Julianne Moore

    Although Julianne Moore was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, she didn't stay there for long. Her father was a military judge, which meant moving a lot. She spent most of her early years in over...

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  • Cate Blanchett

    Born and raised in Australia, Cate Blanchett graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art. She is a long-standing member of Company-B, a loose ensemble of actors including Geoffrey...

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  • Judi Dench

    Born in Yorkshire England, Judi attended Mount School, and studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Her first appearance on stage was in a play at her Quaker junior school. She played a...

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  • Rhys Ifans

    Birth Name: Rhys Evans A native of Clwyd, Wales, Rhys Ifans (pronounced Reese Ee-vans), to whom Welsh is his first language, studied at the Guildhall School. Ifans left Wales at 18 to study acting...

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  • Pete Postlethwaite

    Growing up in Warrington, Cheshire, England, legendary stage, television and film actor Pete Postlethwaite escaped the middle-class life by going to college in London. While completing his studies,...

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  • Jason Behr

    Originally from Minneapolis, Jason Behr is known to audiences for his starring role as Max Evans in the TV series Roswell, which ran for three seasons. Behr made a name for himself and drew a...

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  • Gordon Pinsent

    One of Canada's most beloved and well-known actors, Gordon Pinsent was born in Newfoundland. He began his career at the Manitoba Theatre Centre, which led to roles at the famed Stratford Festival. In...

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The Shipping News

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  120 min.
Release Date: December 25, 2001
DVD: June 18, 2002

Current rating: Rating: 4.25
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Cast: Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench, Rhys Ifans, Pete Postlethwaite, Jason Behr, Gordon Pinsent