Variety's third annual "Power of Women" luncheon, set for September 23 in Beverly Hills, will honor five women: Annette Bening, Eva Longoria, Lea Michele, Stacey Snider and Olivia Wilde - all recognized for making a significant difference through their philanthropic efforts.
"The goal of Variety's Power of Women is to give voice to the philanthropic and charitable causes closest to our Lifetime Impact Honorees' hearts, and to utilize the influence of the entertainment community to generate momentum for these same causes," said Variety VP and Associate Publisher Michelle Sobrino-Stearns.
Best Actress nominee Annette Bening, who picked up a fourth Oscar nomination for her turn in "The Kids Are All Right," has been giving stellar performances her entire career, from "The Grifters" to "Bugsy" to "American Beauty." But did you know her first feature was the broad comedy "The Great Outdoors," playing Dan Aykroyd's wife?
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The Facebook drama "The Social Network" took home Best Drama at the 68th Annual Golden Globes Sunday night, with "Black Swan" star Natalie Portman and "The King's Speech" actor Colin Firth scoring top acting awards.
In the Best Comedy or Musical category, the Globes went to "The Kids Are All Right" and its star, Annette Bening, with "Barney's Version" star Paul Giamatti winning Best Actor. The Supporting Actor awards went to Christian Bale and Melissa Leo for "The Fighter."