Helen Hunt joins 'Our Town'

Helen Hunt is joining David Cromer's acclaimed Off-Broadway production of "Our Town," The Associated Press reports. The Academy Award-winning actress will play the role of Stage Manager from July 6 through Aug. 1. Cromer's production of Thornton Wilder's play began playing at the Barrow Street Theatre in February 2009. Hunt has performed in the play before. She played Emily in the Lincoln Center, Tony Award-winning production that starred Spalding Gray as Stage Manager in 1988-1989.

Another Sheen car stolen

For the second time in five months, a Mercedes-Benz owned by "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen was stolen and sent off Mulholland Drive near his Santa Monica Mountains home, authorities said Tuesday, according to The Associated Press. Firefighters responding to a report of a traffic accident found the silver Mercedes S600 about 100 feet down a brushy ravine around 3 a.m., Fire Department spokesman Eric Scott said. Nobody was in the car. The car showed no signs of forced entry, police Officer Bruce Borihanh said. He could not confirm television reports that the keys were in the ignition.

Thiessen welcomes girl

Tiffani Thiessen ("Beverly Hills 90210," "White Collar") and husband Brady Smith welcomed their first child, daughter Harper Renn Smith, Tuesday in Los Angeles, her rep told People magazine. Harper weighed in at 8 lbs., 3 oz.

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