Jill Clayburgh's Legacy: After 'An Unmarried Woman,' Actresses Redefine Independence

Back in 1978, in the movie "An Unmarried Woman," Jill Clayburgh played a well-to-do woman, Erica, whose husband told her he was leaving her for a younger woman. It was the heave-ho heard around the cinematic world. Clayburgh, who died last Friday after a long illness, gave extraordinary flesh and form to a woman thrown back into the proverbial dating pool – having to redefine her unpreparedness, sexuality and new marital status – after the dissolution of her 16-year marriage. Erica's...Full Story
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