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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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Melissa Gilbert, 1975

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Melissa Gilbert in a 1975 promotional photo for Little House on the Prairie.
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Melissa Gilbert in a 1975 promotional photo for Little House on the Prairie.


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Kyra Sedgwick, 2009

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Kyra Sedgwick receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009.
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Kyra Sedgwick receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2009.


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Sarah Jessica Parker

While she is best known as the iconic Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City, Sarah Jessica Parker’s roles in theater, television and film have run the gamut from instant classics like 1984’s Footloose and 1991’s LA Story to cult favorites like 1994’s Ed Wood and 1996’s Mars Attacks!

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