Jennifer Joanna Aniston is an American actress, film producer, businesswoman. The daughter of actors John Aniston and Nancy Dow, she began working as an actress at an early age with an uncredited role in the 1987 film Mac and Me, her first major film role came in the 1993 horror comedy Leprechaun. Since her career grew in the early 1990s, Aniston has been one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood. Aniston rose to international fame portraying Rachel Green on the television sitcom Friends, for which she earned Primetime Emmy, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild awards; the character became popular and was described as one of the greatest female characters in American television history. Aniston has since played starring roles in numerous dramas and romantic comedies, her biggest box office successes include the films Bruce Almighty, The Break-Up, Marley & Me, Just Go with It, Horrible Bosses, We're the Millers, each of which grossed over $200 million in worldwide box office receipts. Some of her most critically acclaimed film roles include Office Space, The Good Girl, Friends with Money and Dumplin'.
She returned to television in 2019, producing and starring in the Apple TV+ drama series The Morning Show, for which she won another Screen Actors Guild Award. Aniston has been included in numerous magazines' lists of the world's most beautiful women, her net worth is estimated to be US$200 million. She is the recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Aniston is the co-founder of the production company Echo Films, established in 2008. Divorced from actor Brad Pitt, to whom she was married for five years, Aniston is separated from actor Justin Theroux, whom she married in 2015. Aniston was born on February 11, 1969, in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Sherman Oaks, the daughter of Greek-born actor John Aniston and actress Nancy Dow. One of her maternal great-grandfathers, Louis Grieco, was from Italy, her mother's other ancestry includes English, Scottish, a small amount of Greek. Aniston has two half-brothers: John Melick, her older maternal half-brother, Alex Aniston, her younger paternal half-brother.
Aniston's godfather was one of her father's best friends. As a child she moved to New York City. Despite her father's television career she was discouraged from watching television, though she found ways around the prohibition; when she was six, she began attending a Waldorf school. Her parents split up. Having discovered acting at age 11 at the Waldorf school, Aniston enrolled in Manhattan's Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, where she joined the school's drama society, she performed in The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window by Lorraine Hansberry and Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov. Aniston first worked in Off-Broadway productions such as For Dear Life and Dancing on Checker's Grave, supported herself with part-time jobs which included working as a telemarketer and bike messenger. In 1988, she had an uncredited minor role in Me; the next year she appeared on The Howard Stern Show as a spokesmodel for Nutrisystem, moved back to Los Angeles. She obtained her first regular television role on Molloy in 1990, appeared in Ferris Bueller, a television adaptation of the 1986 film Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
She starred as a teenager going to summer camp in the made-for-television film Camp Cucamonga, as a spoiled daughter followed by a vengeful leprechaun in the horror film Leprechaun. A 2014 retrospective from Entertainment Weekly identified Leprechaun as her worst role, Aniston herself has expressed embarrassment over it. Aniston appeared in two more failed television comedy series, The Edge and Muddling Through, guest-starred in Quantum Leap, Herman's Head, Burke's Law. Depressed over her four unsuccessful television shows, Aniston approached Warren Littlefield at a Los Angeles gas station asking for reassurance; the head of NBC entertainment encouraged her to continue acting, a few months helped cast her for Friends, a sitcom, set to debut on NBC's 1994–1995 fall lineup. The producer wanted Aniston to audition for the role of Monica Geller, but Courteney Cox was considered more suitable. Thus, Aniston was cast as Rachel Green, she was offered a spot as a featured player on Saturday Night Live, but turned it down to do Friends.
She played Rachel until the show ended in 2004. The program was successful and Aniston, along with her co-stars, gained worldwide recognition among television viewers, her character was popular and was recognized as one of the greatest female characters in American television. The actress received five Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including a win for Lead Actress, she was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards and won in 2003 as Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Aniston became the highest-paid television actress of all time with her $1 million-per-episode paycheck for the final season of Friends, her character's relationship with Ross Geller, portrayed by David Schwimmer in the show, was popular among audiences, the couple was voted as television's favorite couple in polls and magazines. Following a four-year hiatus, Aniston returned to film work in 1996, when she performed in the ensemble cast of romantic comedy She's the One.
Aniston's first starring vehicle was Picture Perfect, in which she played a str
The following are the Pulitzer Prizes for 1974. Public Service: Newsday, Garden City, New York, for its definitive report on the illicit narcotic traffic in the United States and abroad, The Heroin Trail. Local General or Spot News Reporting: Arthur M. Petacque and Hugh F. Hough of the Chicago Sun-Times, for uncovering new evidence that led to the reopening of efforts to solve the 1966 murder of Valerie Percy. Local Investigative Specialized Reporting: William Sherman of the New York Daily News, for his resourceful investigative reporting in the exposure of extreme abuse of the New York Medicaid program. National Reporting: Jack White of The Providence Journal and Evening Bulletin, for his initiative in disclosing President Nixon's Federal income tax payments in 1970 and 1971. National Reporting: James R. Polk of the Washington Star-News, for his disclosure of alleged irregularities in the financing of the campaign to re-elect President Nixon in 1972. International Reporting: Hedrick Smith of The New York Times, for his coverage of the Soviet Union and its allies in Eastern Europe in 1973.
Commentary: Edwin A. Roberts Jr. of the National Observer, for his commentary on public affairs during 1973. Criticism: Emily Genauer of Newsday Syndicate, for her critical writing about art and artists. Editorial Writing: F. Gilman Spencer, editor of the Trentonian of Trenton, New Jersey, for his courageous campaign to focus public attention on scandals in New Jersey's state government. Editorial Cartooning: Paul Szep of The Boston Globe, for his editorial cartooning during 1973. Spot News Photography: Anthony K. Roberts, a free-lance photographer of Beverly Hills, California For his picture series, Fatal Hollywood Drama, in which an alleged kidnapper was killed. Feature Photography: Slava Veder of Associated Press, for his picture Burst of Joy, which illustrated the return of an American prisoner of war from captivity in North Vietnam. Fiction: No award given. Drama: No award given. History: The Americans: The Democratic Experience by Daniel J. Boorstin Biography or Autobiography: O'Neill and Artist by Louis Sheaffer Poetry: The Dolphin by Robert Lowell general Non-Fiction: The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker Music: Notturno by Donald Martino A chamber music piece commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation and first performed May 15, 1973, at Alice Tully Hall, New York City, by Speculum Musicae.
Music: Roger Sessions, a special citation to Roger Sessions for his life's work as a distinguished American composer. Official website
The Sandwich Fair is an annual event held on Columbus Day weekend in Sandwich, New Hampshire. The midway is open the three days of the Friday night prior to the fair's start. Two parades are part of the fair: an antique auto parade on Saturday and the "Grand Street Parade" on Sunday, including marching bands from Inter-Lakes High School and Moultonborough Academy; the fair was first held on Sunday October 1909 as a Grange fair. The fair celebrated its centennial with 35,000 people attending. 5,000 attended in 1921, some sporting events were cancelled because of rain that day. The fair was a three-day event for the first time in 1988 and is now held annually on Columbus Day Weekend; the fair is held on the fairgrounds near the Samuel Wentworth Library and the tennis courts and the field after the fire station. The Fair is managed by the Sandwich Fair Association; the Gillette Shows company of Pittsfield, Massachusetts manages the midway attractions. Friday night has been the midway preview for several years.
A bracelet can be purchased and the rides can be ridden as many times as you like from 4 pm until 9 pm, admission is free. Exhibit halls are not open on Friday night. Saturday has been "kids" day with a ride special bracelet. Purchase a bracelet and ride all the rides from 9 am - 2 pm as much as you want. Exhibit halls open at 9 am and the animal shows start on Saturday for everyone to see. Sunday has always featured the "Grand Street Parade" and is still a major feature of the day along with all of the open animal shows. Horse and oxen pulling have always been well attended. An original Abbot-Downing Company Concord coach leads the annual parade. Monday is "Senior" day; the rides are still going and this is the day to see all of the "4-H" animal shows. Seniors get a discount admission price today. Official website