Posts Tagged Actresses

Episode 204: Elizabeth Taylor, Part Three (FIN)

Posted 16 May 2022 by
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The image most have of Elizabeth Taylor, dazzling movie star…but is that really what she was?

 

Unlike most actors, Elizabeth never left the public view and her entire life played out on magazine covers, scandal sheets, punch lines, and news stories with tales of fact and fiction. But, in this final chapter of her life, she uses that very visible platform to bring money and awareness as a vocal ally for those stricken by a then mysterious and deadly illness, AIDS–going so far as to form her own foundation to fight the disease and support its victims. (And, just because she could, she also became the first celebrity to launch her own perfume line and company.) (more…)

Episode 168: Shirley Temple Black

Posted 8 January 2021 by
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We kick off 2021 with optimism and a charming smile, but Shirley Temple Black was a lot more than just an adorable, emotional cheerleader through the Depression, that was only her first act. (more…)