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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #310 on: September 04, 2008, 04:31:26 pm »
Here's another strong, gorgeous woman:

Shabana Azmi -
Acclaimed Indian actress, as well as 'a committed social activist, active in fighting AIDS and injustice' (wikip.).
She was one of the leading actresses in one of my fave Deepa Mehta films, 'Fire'.






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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #311 on: September 09, 2008, 03:55:35 pm »
Singer, songwriter, poet...
Jill Scott..
Because she is talented and soulful and definitely gorgeous.  :)




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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #312 on: September 09, 2008, 03:57:45 pm »
British actress,
Janet McTeer.







I love her work, especially in A Portrait of a Marriage, Daphne, The Amazing Mrs Pritchard,  and more..!


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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #313 on: September 09, 2008, 04:00:44 pm »
Another talented British actress,
Sally Hawkins





Okay, I love her smile...  :)




You can check out her performances in Tipping the Velvet, Fingersmith, Vera Drake, Persuasion...


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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #314 on: September 09, 2008, 04:19:49 pm »
Okay, one more and I'm done for today..  ;-)


Folk singer, songwriter, & allround amazing human being...
Ruthie Foster.

I went to one of her concerts months ago and by gosh, The. Woman. Can. Sing.




My fave of her albums:
# (2007). The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster.
# (2001). Runaway Soul.


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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #315 on: September 09, 2008, 04:24:11 pm »
Another talented British actress,
Sally Hawkins





Okay, I love her smile...  :)




You can check out her performances in Tipping the Velvet, Fingersmith, Vera Drake, Persuasion...


Wow!  She looks so different with shorter hair!  Great pics Milli! :)



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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #316 on: September 10, 2008, 12:15:47 pm »
She is bound to be in here already but...


Helen Mirren
(need I say more...?)




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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #317 on: September 11, 2008, 11:50:29 am »
Here are just a few amazing authoresses/poets who inspire:

Catherine Ann Cookson: (1906 - 1998)





Maya Angelou:






Toni Morrison:





Emma Donoghue:





Sarah Waters:





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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #318 on: September 11, 2008, 05:58:49 pm »
Another gorgeous woman to add to the list...



Angélique Kidjo

Beninese singer, songwriter, philanthropist..





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Re: Strong, gorgeous women!
« Reply #319 on: September 12, 2008, 06:15:14 pm »

Miriam Makeba
South African singer, activist...






In the 60's, she spoke up against Apartheid in her homeland, even if it meant her citizenship would be revoked.
She has been going strong since the 50's; she is now 76 years old and is still touring.