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Emmett | Debbie Winger
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[She earned Best Actress Oscar nominations for playing young women who died of cancer in Terms of Endearment
(1983) and in Shadowlands
(1993)] I remember walking through the living room years ago when the series Roseanne
(1988) was on. John Goodman
said, "Come on, do you want to go down to the multiplex and watch Debra Winger
cough up another lung?" It was the funniest line to me. Then I realized...
She spent a good part of the 1980s trying to get the studios to cast her in a biography of the torch-singer Libby Holman
, and another on Isabel Eberhardt, a 19th-century mystic who became involved in fighting religious wars in the Middle East. But she had burned bridges with influential Hollywood people with her outspokenness, and the studios were also reluctant to finance female-driven films, so...
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