12. Elaine Nardo
There was something about being a taxi driver that always appealed to me — an endless stream of human stories getting in and out of my backseat. Elaine had it all in my eyes. She was ambitious, gorgeous, smart, and had the ability to fit in with the guys. She also led this double life in the art world and drove her taxi to make ends meet. I loved the women who were intent on making their dreams come true.