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Women in Entertainment 2010 - Power 100 List

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    Donna Langley
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    Donna Langley
    Co-chairman, Universal Pictures

    “I have maintained a solid employee base during a time of great change, reminding people that even in difficult times, this is a great place to work,” Langley says. “I think that’s what I’m most proud of.” You’d think that the anxiety following Comcast’s acquisition of NBC Universal would be drama enough for Langley, but she’s also had to learn how to balance her work and home since becoming a mother. “Having things that require me to go home has actually made me better at my job,” she says. Certainly, things have gone better at work recently for the U.K. native: Langley had some bad luck this year when Wolf Man and Robin Hood turned into box-office duds, but that’s been redeemed by the megasuccess of the summer’s animated, Steve Carell-voiced Despicable Me, which has earned more than $500 million worldwide to date. In October, Langley also landed Sex and the City writer-director Michael Patrick King’s untitled comedy that will star Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock and Oprah Winfrey.

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