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Birth of writer Marisa Silver

April 23, 1960
"I write like a collagist might work. I piece together random things and try to find their underlying joins. I don’t assert meaning or purpose. I let all that emerge." - Writer Marisa Silver

Marisa Silver

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Marisa Silver.
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Marisa Silver.
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Claire Bloom

From her first film role in Charlie Chaplin’s 1952 Limelight to her performance in 2010’s The King’s Speech, Claire Bloom has remained a favorite of many acclaimed directors.

Claire Bloom

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Actress and writer, Claire Bloom.

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Actress and writer, Claire Bloom.

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Sophie Tucker Performing

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Singer and comedian Sophie Tucker performing.
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Singer and comedian Sophie Tucker performing.

Lisa Edelstein, September 9, 2007, cropped

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Lisa Edelstein, on Septermber 9, 2007, at Fashion Week.
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Lisa Edelstein, on Septermber 9, 2007, at Fashion Week.

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Lisa Edelstein

An actress with a long history of activism, House star Lisa Edelstein organized her first protest at age sixteen as a cheerleader for Donald Trump’s New Jersey Generals, outraged that the cheerleaders were forced to flirt in bars.

Melissa Gilbert

After a highly successful decade as the lead on Little House on the Prairie, Melissa Gilbert defied the odds for child actors by becoming a Hollywood power-broker as president of the Screen Actors Guild from 2001–2005.

Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Sedgwick earned praise for a variety of supporting and starring roles in films, but it was her award-winning, seven-year stint as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson on The Closer that made her a household name.

Lisa Edelstein, September 9, 2007

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Lisa Edelstein, on Septermber 9, 2007, at Fashion Week.
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Lisa Edelstein, on Septermber 9, 2007, at Fashion Week.


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