Women in entertainment are shaking things up and making history — with Viola Davis as the first black woman to be nominated for an Oscar three times, Anna Kendrick set to play a female Santa Claus and Israeli actress Gal Gadot to star as Wonder Woman in her own stand-alone superhero movie. But these women aren’t, by any means, the first to break stereotypes or shatter glass ceilings. Here are 17 other exciting female firsts.
First woman to go nude in a mainstream movie
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