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Gabourey Sidibe, Blythe Danner Among 2015 NY Women in Film and Television Honorees

New York Women in Film and Television has named a group of 2015 Muse Awards honorees that includes actresses Gabourey Sidibe, Blythe Danner and Patricia Clarkson as well as BBC America executive Sarah Barnett and Marvel Studios’ Victoria Alonso.

Presented every year by the female-focused nonprofit NYWIFT and recognizing distaff achievement in film, TV and digital, the Muse Awards ceremony will also encompass the Loreen Arbus Changemaker Award, which this year goes to Lizz Winstead, the radio and TV personality who started the organization Lady Parts Justice, which fights for women’s reproductive rights.

Sidibe earns a Muse trophy for a career that has included a breakout role in “Precious” as well as stints in “The Big C,” “American Horror Story” and current offerings “Empire” and “Difficult People.” Tony and Emmy winner Danner, meanwhile, recently appeared in “I’ll See You in My Dreams” and is currently shooting the ABC miniseries “Madoff,” while Clarkson, a Tony nominee for her role in Broadway’s “The Elephant Man,” has a list of TV and film credits that includes “Six Feet Under,” “Far from Heaven” and, more recently, “The Maze Runner” and “Last Weekend.”

Barnett, currently the president and general manager at BBC America, has also had leadership posts at BBC in London and at Sundance TV. Alonso, in her capacity at Marvel, has exec produced films including “The Avengers” and “The Guardians of the Galaxy.”

The 35th annual Muse Awards are set for Dec. 10 at Manhattan’s New York Hilton Midtown. Honorees in prior years have included Meryl Streep, Claire Danes, Martha Stewart and Cicely Tyson.

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