Gregory is a city in San Patricio County, United States. The population was 1,907 at the 2010 census. Gregory is located at 27°55′14″N 97°17′33″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2000, there were 2,318 people, 658 households, 561 families residing in the city; the population density was 1,636.8 people per square mile. There were 743 housing units at an average density of 524.6/sq mi. The racial makeup of the city was 70.10% White, 0.60% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.09% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 25.37% from other races, 3.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 94.65% of the population. There were 658 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 14.6% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 3.52 and the average family size was 3.85. In the city, the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males. The median income for a household in the city was $31,250, the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $16,226 for females; the per capita income for the city was $10,752. About 16.8% of families and 18.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.1% of those under age 18 and 20.3% of those age 65 or over. Gregory is served by the Gregory-Portland Independent School District. Stephen F. Austin Elementary School is in Gregory. A new elementary school was built for the 2007-2008 school year. Gregory-Portland Intermediate School, Gregory-Portland Junior High School, Gregory-Portland High School in nearby Portland serves Gregory.
The 1981 film Raggedy Man starring Sissy Spacek was set in Gregory in 1944. She played the town's telephone operator. Gregory once had a high school named Gregory High School that schooled residents of Gregory and Portland, it was moved to Portland, named Gregory-Portland High School and remains there to this present day
Jack Fisk is an American production designer and director. As a production designer, he is known for his collaborations with Terrence Malick, designing all of his eight films including, his other credits include. He made his directorial debut with Raggedy Man and went on to direct films Violets Are Blue, Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will?, Final Verdict, the episodes of television series On the Air. Fisk was art director on Brian De Palma's Carrie, in which his wife, Sissy Spacek, played the title role, he collaborates with directors Terrence Malick and David Lynch. His production design and art director credits include all eight of Malick's feature films and Lynch's The Straight Story and Mulholland Drive, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Art Direction for Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood. He received his second Academy Award nomination for the film The Revenant at the 88th Academy Awards. Fisk appeared in Lynch's Eraserhead as the Man in the Planet, the film's credits give "special thanks" to him and to Sissy Spacek.
Fisk directed Spacek in the films Raggedy Violets Are Blue with Kevin Kline. Fisk met his wife, when working on Terrence Malick's 1973 film Badlands, in which she portrayed the aloof and distant version of Caril Ann Fugate; the couple married on April 12, 1974. They have two daughters, Schuyler Fisk an actress, Madison Fisk, a painter. Jack Fisk on IMDb Eraserhead Interview
Eric Anthony Roberts is an American actor. His career began with a leading role in King of the Gypsies, for which he received his first Golden Globe Award nomination, he was again recognized by the Golden Globes for his interpretation of Paul Snider in Bob Fosse's Star 80. Roberts' performance in Runaway Train, as prison escapee Buck McGeehy, earned him a nomination for a third Golden Globe and a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. In a career spanning over forty years, Roberts has amassed more than 500 credits, including Raggedy Man, The Pope of Greenwich Village, The Specialist, Cecil B. Demented, National Security, A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, The Dark Knight, The Expendables and Inherent Vice, his varied television work includes three seasons with the sitcom Less than Perfect, as well as recurring roles on the NBC drama Heroes and the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless, as well as Saved by the Light, the legal drama Suits, Fox's The Finder, as The Master in the 1996 Doctor Who television movie.
His sisters Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan, daughter Emma Roberts have acting careers. Roberts was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, to Betty Lou Bredemus and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, who met while touring a production of George Washington Slept Here for the armed forces. In 1963, they co-founded the Atlanta Actors and Writers Workshop in Atlanta, off Juniper Street in Midtown, they ran a children's acting school in Georgia while they were expecting Julia. Roberts' mother became a church secretary and real estate agent, his father, a vacuum cleaner salesman. Roberts' younger siblings, Julia Roberts and Lisa Roberts Gillan, are actors. Roberts' parents filed for divorce in 1971 and it was finalized early in 1972. Eric stayed with his father Walter in estranged from his sisters. Walter died of cancer in March 1977. Lisa and Betty moved to Smyrna, after the divorce. In 1972, Betty married Michael Motes, had a daughter with him in 1976, Nancy Motes, who died February 9, 2014, at age 37, of an apparent drug overdose.
Motes was abusive and unemployed. In 1983, Betty divorced Motes, citing cruelty and stating that marrying him was the biggest mistake of her life. Roberts is of English, Irish, Welsh and Swedish descent. Roberts got his start on the now-defunct NBC daytime soap opera Another World originating the role of Ted Bancroft from February 14, 1977, to June 17, 1977. Roberts received Golden Globe Award nominations for his early starring roles in King of the Gypsies and Star 80, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1985 for his role as the escaped convict Buck in the film Runaway Train. In 1987, he won the Theatre World Award for his Broadway debut performance in Burn This. Roberts' other starring roles included Paul's Case, Raggedy Man, The Pope of Greenwich Village, The Coca-Cola Kid, Nobody's Fool, Best of the Best, By the Sword, Best of the Best 2, The Immortals, La Cucaracha and Stiletto Dance, he had major supporting roles in the films Final Analysis, The Specialist, Shannon's Rainbow.
He played the Archangel Michael in The Prophecy II. In 1996, he appeared in the Doctor; when SFX listed previous Masters in Doctor Who, the magazine said of Roberts: "Out-acted by a CGI snake in the same production." In a darkly comic touch, the onscreen wife of Roberts' human character, killed by her newly possessed husband, is played by his real-life wife. He co-starred in the 1996 television miniseries version of In Cold Blood, in the role of Perry Smith, he starred in C-16 for its entire 1997 to 1998 run. He starred opposite John Ritter in the movie Tripfall in 1998, his recent projects include A Guide to Recognizing DOA: Dead or Alive and Royal Kill. He appeared in The Dark Knight as Sal Maroni, a Gotham City Mafia boss who hires The Joker to kill the titular superhero and a renegade mob accountant. Roberts co-starred on the ABC situation comedy Less than Perfect, he appeared in an episode of CSI: Miami as Ken Kramer, a murderer on death row convicted of killing a young couple. Another notable TV appearance was the episode "Victims" of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit where he played Sam Winfield, a former cop turned vigilante.
In the same year, he was guest starred on The L Word as Gabriel McCutcheon, the father of Shane McCutcheon. In early January 2007, Roberts starred in the two-part miniseries Pandemic as the mayor of Los Angeles. Roberts voiced the Superman villain Mongul in the animated series Justice League, reprised his role in Justice League Unlimited in the episode "For the Man Who Has Everything", he performed the voice of Dark Danny in Nickelodeon's Danny Phantom. He appeared in the first season of Heroes as an associate of Mr. Bennet, he reprised the role in the third-season episode "Villains" and in the fourth-season "The Wall". In 2002 Roberts portrayed an FBI detective in Ja Rule's music video for his song "Down Ass Bitch", as well as its sequel "Down 4 U". Roberts appeared in The Killers' music video for their song "Mr. Brightside" and "Miss Atomic Bomb" as well as in the music videos for Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" and "It's Like That". In 2006, he appeared in the
The New York Times
The New York Times is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership. Founded in 1851, the paper has won more than any other newspaper; the Times is ranked 17th in the world by circulation and 2nd in the U. S; the paper is owned by The New York Times Company, publicly traded and is controlled by the Sulzberger family through a dual-class share structure. It has been owned by the family since 1896. G. Sulzberger, the paper's publisher, his father, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. the company's chairman, are the fourth and fifth generation of the family to helm the paper. Nicknamed "The Gray Lady", the Times has long been regarded within the industry as a national "newspaper of record"; the paper's motto, "All the News That's Fit to Print", appears in the upper left-hand corner of the front page. Since the mid-1970s, The New York Times has expanded its layout and organization, adding special weekly sections on various topics supplementing the regular news, editorials and features.
Since 2008, the Times has been organized into the following sections: News, Editorials/Opinions-Columns/Op-Ed, New York, Sports of The Times, Science, Home and other features. On Sunday, the Times is supplemented by the Sunday Review, The New York Times Book Review, The New York Times Magazine and T: The New York Times Style Magazine; the Times stayed with the broadsheet full-page set-up and an eight-column format for several years after most papers switched to six, was one of the last newspapers to adopt color photography on the front page. The New York Times was founded as the New-York Daily Times on September 18, 1851. Founded by journalist and politician Henry Jarvis Raymond and former banker George Jones, the Times was published by Raymond, Jones & Company. Early investors in the company included Edwin B. Morgan, Christopher Morgan, Edward B. Wesley. Sold for a penny, the inaugural edition attempted to address various speculations on its purpose and positions that preceded its release: We shall be Conservative, in all cases where we think Conservatism essential to the public good.
We do not believe that everything in Society is either right or wrong. In 1852, the newspaper started a western division, The Times of California, which arrived whenever a mail boat from New York docked in California. However, the effort failed. On September 14, 1857, the newspaper shortened its name to The New-York Times. On April 21, 1861, The New York Times began publishing a Sunday edition to offer daily coverage of the Civil War. One of the earliest public controversies it was involved with was the Mortara Affair, the subject of twenty editorials in the Times alone; the main office of The New York Times was attacked during the New York City Draft Riots. The riots, sparked by the beginning of drafting for the Union Army, began on July 13, 1863. On "Newspaper Row", across from City Hall, Henry Raymond stopped the rioters with Gatling guns, early machine guns, one of which he manned himself; the mob diverted, instead attacking the headquarters of abolitionist publisher Horace Greeley's New York Tribune until being forced to flee by the Brooklyn City Police, who had crossed the East River to help the Manhattan authorities.
In 1869, Henry Raymond died, George Jones took over as publisher. The newspaper's influence grew in 1870 and 1871, when it published a series of exposés on William Tweed, leader of the city's Democratic Party—popularly known as "Tammany Hall" —that led to the end of the Tweed Ring's domination of New York's City Hall. Tweed had offered The New York Times five million dollars to not publish the story. In the 1880s, The New York Times transitioned from supporting Republican Party candidates in its editorials to becoming more politically independent and analytical. In 1884, the paper supported Democrat Grover Cleveland in his first presidential campaign. While this move cost The New York Times a portion of its readership among its more progressive and Republican readers, the paper regained most of its lost ground within a few years. After George Jones died in 1891, Charles Ransom Miller and other New York Times editors raised $1 million dollars to buy the Times, printing it under the New York Times Publishing Company.
However, the newspaper was financially crippled by the Panic of 1893, by 1896, the newspaper had a circulation of less than 9,000, was losing $1,000 a day. That year, Adolph Ochs, the publisher of the Chattanooga Times, gained a controlling interest in the company for $75,000. Shortly after assuming control of the paper, Ochs coined the paper's slogan, "All The News That's Fit To Print"; the slogan has appeared in the paper since September 1896, has been printed in a box in the upper left hand corner of the front page since early 1897. The slogan was a jab at competing papers, such as Joseph Pulitzer's New York World and William Randolph Hearst's New York Journal, which were known for a lurid and inaccurate reporting of facts and opinions, described by the end of the century as "yellow journalism". Under Ochs' guidance, aided by Carr
Tracey Jim Walter is an American character actor. He has appeared in over television series. Walter was grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey, the son of a truck driver, he played basketball. He has a daughter, he is known for his portrayal of "sidekicks" and "henchmen" such as Bob the Goon in Batman, Cookie in City Slickers, Malak in Conan the Destroyer. He portrayed Frog Rothchild Jr. on the ABC sitcom Best of the West from 1981-82. Walter has acted in six Jonathan Demme films: Something Wild, Married to the Mob, The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia and The Manchurian Candidate, he has been directed by Danny DeVito in three films: Matilda, Death to Smoochy, Duplex. He was directed by Jack Nicholson in The Two Jakes, he and Nicholson have appeared in nine films together, beginning with Goin' South in 1978. He appeared in a small role with Clint Eastwood in the 1982 film Honkytonk Man and has coined the phrase "Right Cheer" while playing a service station attendant as well as "Make'Em Bounce" from the movie Raggedy Man.
His portrayal of Miller, the philosopher mechanic of Alex Cox's Repo Man, earned Walter a Saturn Award in 1985 for Best Supporting Actor. In the 2000 film Erin Brockovich, Walter played Charles Embry, the PG&E employee who supplied the memo that tied an executive at the PG&E corporate headquarters to knowledge of the Hinkley station water contamination. Walter's television credits include guest appearances on Taxi, Charlie's Angels, Hill Street Blues, Amazing Stories, David Lynch's On the Air, Melrose Place, The Division, Veronica Mars, Criminal Minds and Cold Case, he appeared on Nash Bridges as Angel from 1996–2001 and on Reno 911! as Sheriff Walter Chechekevitch from 2003–2006. Tracey Walter Online Tracey Walter on IMDb Tracey Walter
Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will?
Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? is a 1990 American ensemble comedy-drama film. Buford Turnover is suffering from advanced dementia, it's only a matter of time before he dies. Told by Buford's mother-in-law Loyce that their father is dying, his four adult children arrive at the family's homestead to spend time with their father during his last days. It's a mixed bag of personalities: Lurlene, the eldest sister, a minister's wife who visits the rest of the family. All arrive at the Turnover homestead, personalities clash. Eldest sister Lurlene irritates her siblings as she tries to take control of the situation, causing resentment by acting too much like their deceased mother Linnie Sue, she is a bit estranged from the rest of the family, having only returned to the homestead every few years since she married and moved away, leaving her father to try to run the farm alone. For this reason, Lurlene suspects. However, Lurlene tries to keep the peace among them. Sara Lee tries to act as peacemaker, until Evalita has a drunken night at the bar with Clarence, to whom Sara Lee is engaged.
Evalita implies. Orville verbally abuses Marlene criticizing her weight and parenting skills. Orville is seen without a beer in his hand. Marlene is quite unhappy with her husband and life, she and her sisters-in-law and grandmother-in-law get along well, Marlene forms a close bond with Harmony as well. Evalita is drunk and makes her family uncomfortable during public displays of affection with Harmony, she spends most of her time not at the local bar, singing. On one occasion, she forgets her own age. Harmony is distrusted by the family, but manages to win the family over when he demonstrates his piano playing ability by playing "I'll Fly Away" on the family piano; as everybody gathers together to sing along, Buford hears the music and rises from his bed, watching his grown son and daughters sing. He sees them as small children; when Harmony and Marlene secretly share a joint, he tells her that he is falling in love with her, asks her to run away with him. She refuses. Mama Wheelis remembers that Buford kept his will in a strong box buried in the yard.
Harmony helps open the box by picking the lock, telling the family that he had once served time in prison for burglary. Evalita, again drunk, berates him for Harmony leaves; the will is read, though all the siblings had been forgiven by their father in an earlier scene, the will hadn't been changed and Lurlene and Orville each receive only $1 of the $600,000 estate. Jimbo receives. Sara Lee offers to share her inheritance with Orville and Lurlene, but Evalita refuses to give up any of hers. Harmony returns to tell Evalita that he has thrown her belongings out of his van, that he is going back to California. Marlene grabs her suitcase and leaves with Harmony. Buford dies, the family converges in the living room for the funeral, they begin to practice the song they will sing at the funeral, an image of Buford can be seen, watching. Again, he sees his adult children as young children. In their newfound peace, the will is temporarily forgotten. Beau Bridges... Orville Turnover Beverly D'Angelo... Evalita Turnover Tess Harper...
Sara Lee Turnover Amy Wright... Lurlene Turnover Patrika Darbo... Marlene Turnover Judge Reinhold... Harmony Bert Remsen... Buford Turnover Molly McClure... Loyce Keith Carradine... Clarence Carolyn Brooks... Linnie Sue Turnover Emily Bridges... Little Evalita Turnover Schuyler Fisk... Little Sara Lee Turnover Daddy's Dyin: Who's Got the Will on IMDb Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will? at Rotten Tomatoes Daddy's Dyin': Who's Got the Will? at Box Office Mojo
Violets Are Blue (film)
Violets Are Blue is a 1986 American romantic drama film directed by Jack Fisk and starring Sissy Spacek and Kevin Kline. The film was distributed by Columbia Pictures. After fifteen years of traveling around the world, a famous photographer named Gussie returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up, she meets her high school sweetheart Henry, now married to a woman he met when he was away at college and running the local newspaper he has inherited from his father. Soon after, an awkward and tension-filled romance ensues. Sissy Spacek as Gussie Sawyer Kevin Kline as Henry Squires Bonnie Bedelia as Ruth Squires John Kellogg as Ralph Sawyer Jim Standiford as Addy Squires Augusta Dabney as Ethel Sawyer Kate McGregor-Stewart as Sara Mae Annalee Jeffries as Sally Mike Starr as Tony Adrian Sparks as George Violets Are Blue... on IMDb Violets Are Blue at Rotten Tomatoes Violets Are Blue at Box Office Mojo