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And I have a really great agent and I know it’s almost an oxymoron to say you have a smart agent. But she is and…
You’re always close and you never get that big romantic lead.
Why are comedic parts for women the exception, not the rule?
Well did graduate summa cum laude from Fordham University.
The majority of work I do is in independent films, where you’re lucky if you have five takes.
The odds are not in your favor the older you get, especially if you’re a woman in this business.
See, the SAG awards caught me totally by surprise.
New Orleans. Born and raised. I lived there until I was 19.
I’m really a director’s actor. I rely heavily on a director.
It’s never easy with characters in these dark and grave circumstances but that’s my job.
I’m obsessed. I’ve always needed to know what’s going on but now it’s a must.
I’ll read a script maybe twice, but I’ll think about the role more than I’ll rehearse lines.
I think it’s always harder in a film to convey intimacy.
I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies.
I just have a thing for writers. Maybe it because I’m just so not a writer.
I love writers. All of my best friends are writers.
I don’t like a lot of rehearsing.
I have to watch the news or my day is not complete.
I always try to approach character first and foremost viscerally.
But I have had the luxury of working on good films with great people.
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