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Caroline Goodall (1959): Actress who is best known for her British stage work by way of performances with the Royal Court, the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Her theatre experience ranges from contemporary comedies to the Bard’s tragedies, in both her native country and internationally. In the early 1990s, Goodall began to garner attention in mainstream Hollywood with significant supporting roles. The actress was cast in Schindler’s List (1993) as the eponymous hero’s wife, Cliffhanger. Since then she has appeared in Disclosure (1994), White Squall (1996), Rhapsody in Bloom (1998), The Princess Diaries (2001) and Easy in 2003.

Whoopi Goldberg (1955): Her Oscar-winning performance in the 1990 hit Ghost gained the attention of Hollywood. In 1985, she made her feature-film debut in The Color Purple. As a stand-up comedienne and performance artist, Goldberg racked up over 80 appearances on TV specials during the second half of the 80s, most notably “Comic Relief”. She also played a recurring role on the television series “Star Trek: The Next Generation” (1988-94). Goldberg began hosting a late night chat show in 1992, “The Whoopi Goldberg Show”, though it was canceled in 1993. Other notable films include Sister Act (1992), Boys on the Side (1995), How Stella Got Her Grove Back (1998), The Deep End of the Ocean (1999), amongst numerous others. After a successful run in the center square on “Hollywood Squares,” Goldberg launched her own sit-com, "Whoopi."

Garry Marshall (1934): This actor, director, writer and producer began his career as a copyboy and sports reporter for the New York Daily News. In 1960, he was was hired to write material for the original “Tonight Show." In 1970, he paired up with writer, Jerry Belson to develop Neil Simon’s Broadway hit into “The Odd Couple” (1970-75). Soon after, “Happy Days” (1974-84), “Laverne and Shirley” (1976-83) and “Mork and Mindy” (1978-82) followed. Marshall made his film-directing debut in the early 80s with Young Doctors in Love, and is best known for Pretty Woman. In 1983, Marshall received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Madeleine Sherwood (1922): Actress who is best known as the conventional Mother Superior on “The Flying Nun” (1966-70). In the 1950s, Sherwood worked extensively on Broadway. Her stage debut took place in her native Montreal with “The Corn is Green,” and by the early '50s made her Broadway debut in New York in Horton Foote’s “The Chase”. In 1953 she played Abigail in “The Crucible”. Two years later, Sherwood was caste as Mae in Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”. She made her film debut in Baby Doll (1956). Other supporting roles include Teachers (1984) and Silence Like Glass (1989).


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