Mimi Leder

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Mimi Leder

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1/26/1952

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Mimi Leder, American film director, was born January 26, 1952 to Paul and Etyl Leder. After graduating from the American Film Institute (AFI) Conservatory in 1973, Leder began working as a television script supervisor for shows like Spawn of the Slithis and Hill Street Blues. In 1986, she…more

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    • Mimi: Traditionally women are shunned at 40, but I think in some ways these women will be able to break that barrier. Fifty is the new 40; forty is the new 30. Women are looking better. Look at Desperate Housewives. Those women are (mostly) all in their 40s, and it's a very successful show. Maybe the world has finally realized all women aren't 20.

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