#405 Brenda Vaccaro / Margaret Atwood – 18 November 1939

Brenda Vaccaro

Brenda Buell Vaccaro (born November 18, 1939) is an American stage, television and film actress. The husky-voiced actress is a three-time Tony Award nominee, for Best Featured Actress in a Play (Cactus Flower), Best Actress in a Musical (Dow Jones), and Best Actress in a Play (The Goodbye People). Vaccaro co-starred in the 1969 Dustin Hoffman/Jon Voight film Midnight Cowboy, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. For her performance in the 1975 film adaptation of Jacqueline Susann’s Once Is Not Enough she garnered an Academy Award nomination and won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress. She has been nominated for an Emmy Award three times and won for Best Supporting Actress in Comedy-Variety, Variety or Music for The Shape of Things in 1974.

Margaret Atwood

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Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC, O.Ont, FRSC (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is among the most-honoured authors of fiction in recent history; she is a winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias award for Literature, has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, winning once, and has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award seven times, winning twice.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brenda_Vaccaro
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Atwood

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