By People Staff
December 24, 2001 12:00 PM

PEOPLE Profiles

When Jim Carrey’s accountant father was laid off, Jim, who stars in The Majestic (opening Dec. 21), quit high school to make money doing janitorial work. Bill Maher is actively involved in PETA. Andie MacDowell got her first horse when she was 10. Find out more about these stars and hundreds of others in our photo-filled PEOPLE Profiles.

Love Sizzles on the Set

They stare into each other’s eyes, they kiss, and the director yells, “Cut!” Is it a wrap? Not for some romance-minded actors. Our photo-packed report details a dozen star couples who met at work—everyone from Tom and Penélope to the eternal Bogie and Bacall.

The Daily News

What’s the story on your favorite star? Was that watercooler rumor true? Visit PEOPLE.com Monday through Friday for the last word in celebrity news, updated twice a day.

PEOPLE.com Poll

Well, That Was a Surprise

PEOPLE.com asked: Which of these 2001 celebrity news events most surprised you during the year?

Mariah Carey‘s breakdown 62%

Tom & Nicole’s divorce 29%

The Bush girls’ bust 7%

Ben Affleck‘s rehab stint 2%

People ON TV THIS WEEK

NBC

(Dec. 18, 10 p.m. ET)

NBC reveals PEOPLE’S 25 Most Intriguing list for 2001 in the network holiday event, hosted by Jewel.

CNN’S PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

(Dec. 22, 11:30 a.m. and Dec. 23, 8:30 p.m. ET)

Leapin’ wizards! What makes everyone so wild about Harry Potter? We explore the magic.

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