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Frisky Q&A: Sally Hawkins Of “Made In Dagenham”

Beating Meryl Streep for a 2009 Best Actress Golden Globe is no small feat. After watching actress Sally Hawkins in her latest film, “Made In Dagenham,” I now fully understand her talent. In the movie, which is based on a true story, Sally plays a working-class woman in 1968 Britain who sews car seat upholstery…

Jessica Wakeman / November 17, 2010

We See Chick Flicks: “Made In Dagenham”

Starring Sally Hawkins, Miranda Richardson, Rosamund Pike, and Bob Hoskins

We all know what 1960s America looked like for white-collar professional women like the ones on “Mad Men.” While Joan and Peggy were fighting off handsy account men in New York’s office towers, women in working-class towns like Dagenham, England, were doing hand-to-hand combat…

Jessica Wakeman / November 16, 2010

Five Things To Know About Sally Hawkins

Sally Hawkins beat nominees Meryl Streep, Frances McDormand, Emma Thompson and Rebecca Hall for best actress in a musical or comedy at last night’s Golden Globes. She picked up the award for her role as a schoolteacher in Michael Leigh’s “Happy-Go-Lucky.” Although Hawkins has been acting on stage, film, television and radio since about 1999,…

Annika Harris / January 12, 2009