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Acting

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal has garnered critical acclaim for her performance in difficult roles in 2002’s Secretary, 2009’s Crazy Heart, and 2014’s The Honourable Woman.

Patricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette has navigated a career path from Hollywood to television and back again, culminating in a landslide of awards for her supporting role in 2014’s Boyhood.

Julianna Margulies at the 66th Emmy Awards, September 22, 2014

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Actress Julianna Margulies at the 66th Emmy Awards Media Press Room, September 22, 2014.
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Actress Julianna Margulies at the 66th Emmy Awards Media Press Room, September 22, 2014.

Courtesy of Mingle Media TV.

Julianna Margulies at the Metropolitan Opera, 2008

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Julianna Margulies at the Metropolitan Opera opening in 2008.
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Julianna Margulies at the Metropolitan Opera opening in 2008.


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Lizzy Caplan, March 24, 2014

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Lizzy Caplan at The Paley Center For Media's PaleyFest 2014 honoring Masters Of Sex. March 24, 2014.
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Lizzy Caplan at The Paley Center For Media's PaleyFest 2014 honoring Masters Of Sex. March 24, 2014.


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Idina Menzel in her "Barefoot at the Symphony" Concert Tour

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Idina Menzel in her Barefoot at the Symphony concert tour, which ran from 2010 to 2013.
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Idina Menzel in her Barefoot at the Symphony concert tour, which ran from 2010 to 2013.

Photograph courtesy of Robin Wong and Idina Menzel.

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Maggie Gyllenhaal, March 7, 2010

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Maggie Gyllenhaal arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, nominated for supporting actress for "Crazy Heart," March 7, 2010.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal arrives at the 82nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, nominated for supporting actress for "Crazy Heart," March 7, 2010.


Photograph by Sgt. Michael Connors, courtesy of the U.S. Army.

Patricia Arquette at Heart Truth Event, 2009

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Patricia Arquette on the runway at The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week. February 13, 2009 at Bryant Park.
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Patricia Arquette on the runway at The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection Fashion Show during New York Fashion Week. February 13, 2009 at Bryant Park.
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Sophie Okonedo, 2008

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Actress Sophie Okonedo at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival.
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Actress Sophie Okonedo at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Gwyneth Paltrow in Venice, 2011

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Gwyneth Paltrow at the 2011 Venice Film Festival.
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Gwyneth Paltrow at the 2011 Venice Film Festival.


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