04/22/2014 05:41 pm ET Updated Apr 22, 2014

12 Boomers Who Changed TV Forever

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From the 1960s to the 1990s, these pathbreakers tackled lead roles in series television, reflecting a culture quake in the making. Take a look at a dozen of our favorite actresses who led the charge to shatter stereotypes — and glass ceilings.

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