Kathy Applebee as
Investigative reporter Nellie Bly garnered many firsts as a daring reporter including reporting on conditions on Blackwell's Island Insane Asylum for Women, traveling around the world in fewer than 80 days and being one of the only women allowed to report from the frontlines in WW2. She married a millionaire, held patents for her inventions and was a social reformer.
Zelda Fitzgerald, dubbed the original flapper by her novelist husband, F. Scott Fitzgerald, was his muse, the darling of the Jazz Age, a ballerina, painter and writer. She struggled with a tempestuous marriage, mental illness and a woman's place in the changing times.
Kathy has been involved in a number of school, church, community and professional acting troupes. When she's not on stage, she write plays and directs and performs with Mesa Murder Mysteries. Film and TV credits include A Haunting, Machine Head and Flight of the Bumblebee.
Known as Australia's Diving Venus and America's Million Dollar Mermaid, Annette Kellermann entertained audiences at NYC's Hippodrome, Vaudevile and the silver screen. She innovated and promoted the modern day swimsuit and authored three books and numerous magazine articles on fitness. Not bad for a girl who began life wearing clunky steel leg braces. Her never give up attitude has inspired thousands to aim for the star(fish)s.
Nancy Blain Underhill
In April of 1882, 18 year old Nancy crossed the Rockies to be one of Grand Junction's first citizens, the first school teacher and the first person to preach a funeral. Listen as Nancy tells what pioneer life was like in the Grand Valley.