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Amy Schumer, 2011

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Comedian and actress Amy Schumer in 2011.

Photo courtesy of Mario Santor via Wikimedia Commons.

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Comedian and actress Amy Schumer in 2011.

Photo courtesy of Mario Santor via Wikimedia Commons.

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Sarah Silverman, 2007

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Comedian Sarah Silverman at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival.
Courtesy of Joan Garvin

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Comedian Sarah Silverman at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival.

Courtesy of Joan Garvin

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Chelsea Handler, 2007

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Chelsea Handler in 2007.

Photo courtesy of Luke Ford via Wikimedia Commons.

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Chelsea Handler in 2007.

Photo courtesy of Luke Ford via Wikimedia Commons.

Helen Reddy, 1975

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Helen Reddy in 1975.
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Helen Reddy in 1975.

Courtesy of Capitol Records/The Midnight Special

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Helen Reddy

Singer Helen Reddy’s feminist anthem “I Am Woman,” the only song she wrote herself, earned her a Grammy and international stardom.

Kitty Carlisle Hart

Actress and singer Kitty Carlisle Hart was honored for her tireless crusade for funding for the arts when the New York State Theater in Albany was named after her.

Estelle Getty, 1985

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Actress and comedian Estelle Getty (1923 – 2008) in 1985.

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Actress and comedian Estelle Getty (1923 – 2008) in 1985.

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Icons for the New Year: Estelle Getty

When actors make it big later in life, they usually have a long history of smaller roles and near misses to back up their rise to fame. There’s no such thing as an overnight success, and so on. Estelle Getty’s journey to her star-making role in The Golden Girls was really just that—an overnight transformation—though it may not have felt that way for Getty.

Steve Benson on the Birth of Kitty Carlisle Hart

This Week in History: On September 3, 1910, actress Kitty Carlisle Hart was born. Steve Benson remembers his delight and surprise when he got the opportunity to talk to Hart about her work.
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