Actresses who didn't get paid enough for their roles
No doubt you already know about the striking gender wage gap in the United States today, where according to the Pew Research Center women earned just 83 percent of what men earned in 2015 for equal, full-time work. And for women of color, the statistics are even worse. And it's been no secret in the news over recent years that, even though we might assume the most privileged among us wouldn't be affected, even the glamorous leading ladies of Hollywood big business are not immune to the worldwide phenomenon of unequal pay for equal work.
In order to highlight the pervasiveness of this sexist holdover practice within the film industry, and many others, I compiled a list of A-list actresses who, despite their massive success and history of bringing in ticket sales, were still compensated with just a fraction of what their male counterparts were paid.