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There are not a lot of places for an actor to explore what it’s like to be a woman in her 60s. There aren’t any…
The only thing that matters to me is getting to the work – getting to do the work. And I don’t really care where it…
In the 1970s and 1980s, I got to do some great work. The Oscars are really nice, but the best part is that I had…
I’d been kind of a hiccup in my parents’ lives. They lost track of me and I didn’t know what I was going to do…
I would take plays and I would cut out all the other dialogue and make long monologues because I felt the other kids weren’t taking…
I really have no ulterior motive in taking on certain roles. I have no larger issue that I really want to show people. I’m an…
I mean, the only thing that matters to me is getting to the work – getting to do the work. And I don’t really care…
I grew up in a show-business family, but we were working-class show business. There was nothing glamorous about it. You had great things one day…
There was really a snobbery from people in film – they did not want people who had come from television. It was the poor relation…
You know, people really don’t understand what actors do.
You lose your habitual behavior, which allowed you to sort of zone out. You have to be here, you have to be now, you have…
You can’t help but feel all the human-rights issues.
The roles… the deep roles that I’ve gotten to play have turned my course. They’ve changed my life experience.
The opportunities I’ve had to play really complex characters – which haven’t been a lot, but some – you never get over them.
My last son is leaving to go to college; my grandchildren are being born. My mother is living with me.
People really don’t understand what actors do.
I’ve had such an odd career.
My agent said, ‘You aren’t good enough for movies.’ I said, ‘You’re fired.’
I’ve done some good work and some not-good work.
I really like cable T.V.
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