Casting agent Marion Dougherty had a knack for discovering talent. During her decades-long career, she plucked many now-iconic actors out of obscurity, among them James Dean, Warren Beatty, Robert Redford, Christopher Walken and Glenn Close. With strong, original opinions about authenticity, Dougherty turned the old studio system on its head and helped usher in the new Hollywood through the casting of landmark films like Midnight Cowboy, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Bonny and Clyde.
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