Jill Clayburgh: It came as no surprise to film aficionados when, in 1999, Entertainment Weekly named Jill Clayburgh to its list of Hollywood's 25 Greatest Actresses. For nearly 30 years, she has delivered stellar performances in a wide variety of roles.
Jill Clayburgh was an American actress. She received Academy Award nominations for her roles in An Unmarried Woman & Starting Over. Clayburgh had chronic lymphocytic leukemia for more than 20 years before dying from the disease at her home in Lakeville, Connecticut, on November 5, 2010. She was 66. The movie Love and Other Drugs was dedicated to her memory. The 2011 film Bridesmaids was Clayburgh's final theatrical appearance.