Vivien Leigh was an English stage and film actress. She won two Academy Awards for Best Actress, for her iconic performances as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind and Blanche DuBois in the film version of A Streetcar Named Desire , a role she had also played on stage in London's West End in 1949. She also won a Tony Award for her work in the Broadway musical version of Tovarich .
Sophie Tuck , known professionally as Sophie Tucker, was a Ukrainian-born American singer, comedian, actress, and radio personality. Known for her powerful delivery of comical and risqué songs, she was one of the most popular entertainers in America during the first half of the 20th century. She was widely known by the nickname "The Last of the Red Hot Mamas".
Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini is an Italian actress, filmmaker, author, philanthropist, and model. The daughter of the Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and of Italian neorealist film director Roberto Rossellini, she is noted for her successful tenure as a Lancôme model, and for her roles in films such as Blue Velvet and Death Becomes Her . Rossellini also received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in Crime of the Century .
Emmanuelle Grey "Emmy" Rossum is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her portrayal of Fiona Gallagher in the television series Shameless. Rossum has starred in movies including Songcatcher , An American Rhapsody, and Passionada . Her role in Mystic River garnered her wider recognition. She starred in the science fiction film The Day After Tomorrow and received critical acclaim for her performance in the leading role of Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera . She has since starred in Poseidon , Dragonball Evolution , Dare , Beautiful Creatures , Before I Disappear , You're Not You and Comet .
I never thought I was particularly good looking. But when I see old photographs, I realise that I was. I do wish I had known that at the time because beauty is power. I didn't realise how lucky I was to be young, beautiful and in Hollywood. It didn't hit me. Every day I woke up, went to the film studio and just got on with it.Joan Collins
Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with whom fate brings you together, but do so with all your heart.Marcus Aurelius
There's a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.Jeb Bush
The term 'alpha female' originated in my field of animal behavior, but has acquired new meaning. It refers to women who are in charge, for example, by flirting and dating on their own terms. It is also used maliciously for a loud-mouthed, controlling woman who has no patience with deviating opinions.Frans de Waal