Keeping R and I Together

In this week's on-air puzzle, every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name, in which every word contains the consecutive letters R-I. For example: What a person who might fail an FBI background check might pose. The answer would be: secuRIty RIsk.

Challenge from Last Week: Take the word "step parents." Rearrange these 11 letters to spell two words that are opposites. What are they?

The answer: past and present

The winner: Carole Williams from Fairmont, West Virginia.

This Week's Challenge: Think of a well-known actor. Take the first five letters of his first name, and the last five letters of his last name, together, in order. These letters spell the name of a major American city. Who is the actor and what is the city?

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