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Famous birthdays for Nov. 13: Neil Flynn, Jimmy Kimmel

Famous birthdays for Nov. 13: Neil Flynn, Jimmy Kimmel

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Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Scorpio. They include: Advertisement -- King Edward III of England in 1312 -- Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson in 1850 -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis in 1856 -- Buck O'Neil, Negro League star and manager, in 1911 -- TV producer/director Garry Marshall in 1934 -- Actor Joe Mantegna in 1947 (age 73) File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI -- Actor Tracy Scoggins in 1953 (age 67) -- Actor Frances Conroy in 1953 (age 67) -- Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in 1953 (age 67) -- Actor Chris Noth in 1954 (age 66) -- Actor Whoopi Goldberg in 1955 (age 65) -- Actor Neil Flynn in 1960 (age 60) -- Football Hall of f...
Jimmy Kimmel apologises for using blackface makeup

Jimmy Kimmel apologises for using blackface makeup

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US TV host Jimmy Kimmel has apologised for using blackface makeup to impersonate stars including Snoop Dogg and Oprah Winfrey.Kimmel said he had thought of his behaviour on Comedy Central's The Man Show, which aired between 1999 and 2004, "as impersonations of celebrities and nothing more". The 52-year-old added he wanted to say sorry to those who had been "genuinely hurt or offended".Kimmel said he had delayed apologising because he thought that it "would be celebrated as a victory by those who equate apologies with weakness and cheer for leaders who use prejudice to divide us".He added: "That delay was a mistake." ...
Tearful Kimmel appears with son after surgery

Tearful Kimmel appears with son after surgery

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US talk show host Jimmy Kimmel had tears in his eyes as he held his baby son in front of the cameras and made a passionate plea over children's healthcare.Kimmel was returning to his late-night show after taking a week off for the boy's second heart surgery.His voice cracking at times, Kimmel gave a monologue calling on the US Congress to restore a children's health insurance programme that has recently lapsed.He said it was "disgusting" that politicians had prioritised "getting tax cuts for their billionaire and millionaire donors".Kimmel's son, Billy, had surgery soon after he was born in April and the eight-month-old had another operation last week.The host wants US politicians to restore the Children's Health Insurance Program, which has been unfunded since September because of a polit...