Women's Milestones at the Oscars
Women have earned their place at the podium. Here, we celebrate some of the pioneers who've scored big Oscar firsts
by Kristina Johnson
Photograph: Clockwise From Top Center: Shirley Temple: Hulton Archive/Getty Images, Hattie McDaniel: Courtesy Of Everett Collection, Sophia Loren: Hulton Archive/Getty Images, Julia Philips: Courtesy Of Everett Collection, Linda Hunt: © Mgm/Courtesy Of Everett Collection, Laura Dern: Carolco Rambling Rose/Midnight Sun/The Kobal Collection, Diane Ladd: © New Line Cinema/Courtesy Of Everett Collection, Whoopi Goldberg: Courtesy Of Ampas, Kathryn Bigelow: Photo By Dan Macmedan/Wireimage, Brenda Chapman: © Walt Disney Pictures/Courtesy Of Everett Collection.