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Rebecca Pidgeon (born October 10, 1965) is an actress, singer, songwriter, and the wife of playwright David Mamet. October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, screenwriter, director, poet, essayist and novelist born to a Jewish family in Flossmoor, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. ...


She was born to Scottish parents in Cambridge, Massachusetts while her father was a visiting professor at MIT. She grew up in Scotland. Thus she holds dual US/UK citizenship. Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Cambridge City Hall Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1636 Zip Code(s): 02139 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ... Mapúa Institute of Technology (MIT, MapúaTech or simply Mapúa) is a private, non-sectarian, Filipino tertiary institute located in Intramuros, Manila. ... Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ...


She attended college and graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. She moved to the United States and made her Broadway debut in David Mamet's Old Neighborhood. She had met Mamet while acting in his play Speed the Plow, and became his wife in 1991. She and Mamet have two children, Clara and Noah. Categories: United Kingdom-related stubs | Performing arts education in London ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, screenwriter, director, poet, essayist and novelist born to a Jewish family in Flossmoor, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. ...


In the mid and late 80s she was the main element of the British folk/pop band Ruby Blue. Pidgeon left Ruby Blue, which sank into obscurity, and concentrated on her acting career, starring in Mamet's plays and films—first the film Homicide, then in the play Oleanna, a part written for her. Ruby Blue were a UK folk/pop band of the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Oleanna is a play by David Mamet about the power struggle between a university professor and one of his female students who accuses him of sexual harassment and, by doing so, spoils his chances of being accorded tenure. ...


Returning to music in 1994, she released the solo album The Raven, followed by New York Girls' Club. A further album, The Four Marys, a collection of traditional Celtic folk songs, followed in 1998. 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated like the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


In October 2005 she released Tough on Crime, which featured Billy Preston on keyboards. She is a convert to Judaism. // Biography Soul musician Billy Preston was born on September 9, 1946 in Houston, Texas and raised mostly in Los Angeles, California. ... Religious conversion is the adoption of new religious beliefs that differ from the converts previous beliefs; in some cultures (e. ... Judaism is the religion of the Jewish people with around 15 million followers as of 2006 [1]. It is the first[Monotheism|monotheistic]] faiths and one of the oldest religious traditions still practiced today. ...


She is a friend of, and was a fellow drama school student with Garbage singer Shirley Manson. Look up Garbage in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Shirley Manson Shirley Ann Manson (born August 26, 1968) is a Scottish musician, the lead vocalist of the band Garbage. ...


Pidgeon has appeared in the following films:

Anton Chekhov (left) and Maxim Gorky in Yalta. ... Homicide is a crime drama written and directed by David Mamet, and released in 1991. ... This article is about the movie. ... The Winslow Boy is an English play by Terence Rattigan based on an actual incident in the Edwardian era, which took place at the Royal Naval College, Osborne House. ... Catastrophe is a short play by Samuel Beckett, written in 1982. ... State and Main is a 2000 comedy film, directed by David Mamet, starring Alec Baldwin and Philip Seymour Hoffman. ... Robbery is the crime of seizing property through violence or intimidation. ... Shopgirl is a 2001 novella written by writer/actor Steve Martin. ... Edmond may refer to: Places in the United States: Edmond, Kansas Edmond, Oklahoma Edmonds, Washington People: Edmond de Goncourt Edmond James de Rothschild Edmond - the 1985 play by David Mamet. ...

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Rebecca Pidgeon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (245 words)
Rebecca Pidgeon (born October 10, 1965) is an actress, singer, songwriter, and the wife of playwright David Mamet.
In the mid and late 80s she was the main element of the British folk/pop band Ruby Blue.
Pidgeon left Ruby Blue, which sank into obscurity, and concentrated on her acting career, starring in Mamet's plays and films—first the film Homicide, then in the play Oleanna, a part written for her.
Nancy Bryan Neon Angel and Rebecca Pidgeon The Raven by Wayne Donnely (623 words)
If memory serves, The Raven was Rebecca Pidgeon's first Chesky recording, and that always sound-conscious company has done well with the DSD remastering and this SACD.
Artistically, Pidgeon is a polar opposite to Nancy Bryan.
Bryan wears her heart on her sleeve; Pidgeon projects an air of ironic detachment, both in her delivery and in the songs she writes, sometimes in collaboration with her superstar husband, playwright and film director David Mamet.
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