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Acting

Libby Holman, July 9, 1932

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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932.
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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932.


Courtesy of the Library of Congress/Wikimedia Commons.

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Libby Holman, July 9, 1932, cropped

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Libby Holman in July 9, 1932.
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Libby Holman in July 9, 1932.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Eydie Gorme, 1962

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Translator, singer, actress, and songwriter, Eydie Gorme (1928 – 2013) in 1962.

Image courtesy of The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, PA via Wikimedia Commons.

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Translator, singer, actress, and songwriter, Eydie Gorme (1928 – 2013) in 1962.

Image courtesy of The Morning Call newspaper in Allentown, PA via Wikimedia Commons.

Alyson Hannigan, 2003

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Alyson Hannigan at the Buffy wrap party in 2003.

Image courtesy of Patrick Lee via Wikimedia Commons.

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Alyson Hannigan at the Buffy wrap party in 2003.

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Marlee Matlin, May 2009

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Matlee Matlin receiving a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in May 2009.
Courtesy of Angela George/Wikimedia Commons.
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Matlee Matlin receiving a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in May 2009.


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Rose Eytinge

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Rose Eytinge.
Photograph from Shakespeare's Heroines on the Stage, by Charles Edgar Lewis Wingate, 1895.
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Rose Eytinge.

Photograph from Shakespeare's Heroines on the Stage, by Charles Edgar Lewis Wingate, 1895.

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Idina Menzel

A longtime star of the Broadway stage, Idina Menzel became the first person ever to claim both a Billboard Top 10 slot (for Holiday Wishes in 2014) and a Tony Award (for Wicked in 2003).

Gwyneth Paltrow

Known best for her Oscar-winning performance in the romantic comedy Shakespeare in Love, Gwyneth Paltrow has repeatedly sought out difficult roles playing unconventional women, including playing Sylvia Plath in 2003.

Sophie Okonedo

Sophie Okonedo credits her heritage as a “North London, working-class, black, Jewish girl” with giving her the range to act in roles ranging from Hotel Rwanda to Doctor Who.

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.

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