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Gilda Radner as Roseanne Roseannadanna

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Gilda Radner, as her recurring Saturday Night Live character, Roseanne Roseannadanna, who appeared between 1977-1980.
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Gilda Radner, as her recurring Saturday Night Live character, Roseanne Roseannadanna, who appeared between 1977-1980.

Ilana Glazer

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Ilana Glazer.
Photo by Lane Savage, courtesy of Comedy Central.
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Ilana Glazer.

Photo by Lane Savage, courtesy of Comedy Central.

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Abbi Jacobson

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Photograph of comedian Abbi Jacobson by Lane Savage.

Courtesy of Comedy Central.

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Photograph of comedian Abbi Jacobson by Lane Savage.

Courtesy of Comedy Central.

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Gila Almagor

Gila Almagor earned acclaim as a writer, actress, and filmmaker for her autobiographical Summer of Aviya in 1988, but when critics questioned details of her story, she embraced the criticism and went on to create a sequel, 1995’s Under the Domim Tree.

Anouk Aimée

French actress Anouk Aimée captivated audiences in films from Fellini’s La Dolce Vita in 1960 to Altman’s Prêt à Porter in 1994.

Anouk Aimee, 1963

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Publicity photo of French actress Anouk Aimee in 1963 for 8 1/2.

Image courtesy of Embassy Pictures via Wikimedia Commons.

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Publicity photo of French actress Anouk Aimee in 1963 for 8 1/2.

Image courtesy of Embassy Pictures via Wikimedia Commons.

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Bessie Thomashefsky

With suffragette spirit and comedic skill, Bessie Thomashefsky adapted great American and British plays for Yiddish-speaking audiences, from Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Oscar Wilde.

Sydney Taylor

Sydney Taylor’s famous and beloved All-of-a-Kind Family series of children’s books were almost left unpublished and forgotten.

Jacqueline Susann

After a breast cancer diagnosis left her determined to leave a real impact on the world, Jacqueline Susann made history as the first author to have three consecutive New York Times bestsellers, starting with her landmark 1966 novel, Valley of the Dolls.

Cora Baird and her Husband, Bill Cropped

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Cora Baird (1912-1968) found her ultimate destiny linked with her husband and the Bill & Cora Baird Marionettes. Together they performed for vaudeville, Broadway, television and industrial film audiences, entertaining and teaching hundreds of thousands of children and adults.

Institution: Private collection.

Cora Baird (1912-1968) found her ultimate destiny linked with her husband and the Bill & Cora Baird Marionettes. Together they performed for vaudeville, Broadway, television and industrial film audiences, entertaining and teaching hundreds of thousands of children and adults.

Institution: Private collection.

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