Cicely Tyson

The veteran actress, who could be seen in this year's film "The Help," said 2011 was one of the most inspiring years in the business for women. "It's the first year that I can remember that so many women have been nominated in both lead and supporting actors categories. We have made the box office pop and the industry never thought that could happen."
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