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Cromwell arrested in protest


Actor James Cromwell was arrested Thursday after he allegedly disrupted a University of Wisconsin Board of Regents meeting in Madison where he was protesting animal testing.

University police Sgt. Brent Gruber says Cromwell, 73, was arrested and ticketed on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. Cromwell and an activist from an animal-rights group also arrested were released from jail Thursday afternoon.

‘Office’ finale set

“The Office” will end its run May 16 with an hour-long series finale that will also mark its 200th episode, the network said in a news release Thursday.

Baby arrives

Cam Giganet and his fiancée, Dominique Geisendorff, have welcomed their second child, a spokesperson for the actor confirmed to the entertainment news site

Son Rekker Radley joins 3-year-old sister Everliegh Rae.

Please cover up

CBS is asking stars not to bare too much skin at the Grammy Awards on Sunday.

The network requests that “buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered” for the televised award show. The memo sent out Wednesday also warned against “see-through clothing,” exposure of “the genital region” and said that “thong type costumes are problematic.”

Representatives for CBS and the Recording Academy declined to comment on Thursday.

Happy birthday

Among celebrity birthdays today: Actor Nick Nolte is 72. Comedian Robert Klein is 71. Actress Mary Steenburgen is 60. Author John Grisham is 58. Singer Vince Neil is 52. Actress Mary McCormack is 44. Actor Seth Green is 39. Actress Karle Warren is 21.