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Born: 1967-02-01
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
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I was raised by an actress, and I watched all those women turn 60 and ask, Shouldn't get face work? My mother and Anne Bancroft said, We're not going to fall into that.

Tags: Mother, Women, Work

Luckily, I was raised by people who'd already seen all the yuck stuff, which is why they originally didn't want me to act. I understood the difference between getting a part at a Hollywood party and getting a job.

Tags: Between, Job, Why

Whatever character you play, it gives you the chance to expose another side of yourself that maybe you've never felt comfortable with, or never knew about.

Tags: Another, Character, Yourself

There's something so accessible about heroes who have faults.

Tags: Accessible, Faults, Heroes

The really courageous and bold thing is to make movies about human behaviour.

Tags: Courageous, Human, Movies

I don't turn my nose up at anything. If it's a great part, it's a great part. I'd love to do a box-office hit.

Tags: Great, Love, Nose

I made a commitment to myself; that I wanted to be an actress, and I wanted to do films that make a difference. It has to move people.

Tags: Difference, Move, Wanted

I wanted to go to Jupiter. That was my plan from day one, and David Lynch gave me the ticket.

Tags: Gave, Plan, Wanted

I'm interested in flawed protagonists. I was raised on them.

Tags: Flawed, Interested, Raised

I'm lucky enough that directors sometimes seek me out for little projects that people don't even know about, that just surface later on.

Tags: Enough, Lucky, Sometimes

I've always loved film more than theater.

Tags: Film, Loved, Theater

It would be great to make a movie that had the style of a great '30's film.

Tags: Film, Great, Movie

It's a strange world, as David Lynch would say.

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It's always been a desire of mine to work with my parents.

Tags: Desire, Parents, Work

It's really fun to act like a bimbo. But it's fun to act like a bimbo only when people know that you really aren't one.

Tags: Act, Bimbo, Fun

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is one of the greatest films of all time.

Tags: Goes, Greatest, Time

My mother opened a bank account for me when I made $60 on my first day of work as an extra. She's that kind of mother.

Tags: Mother, She, Work

That's life - to turn each other on, to feel good, to feel in love.

Tags: Good, Life, Love

There's always a side of a woman that likes a man from the other side of the tracks.

Tags: Likes, Side, Woman

Unfortunately, overall, movies are a conglomerate. People buy and sell people in this business, which can get really ugly.

Tags: Business, Movies, Ugly

We like our archetypes and heroes to be what they are at face value. And life doesn't work out like that.

Tags: Face, Life, Work

What do you say when someone has truly inspired you? How do you express to an artist how deeply their work has affected you?

Tags: Artist, Someone, Work

When man decides he can control nature, he's in deep trouble.

Tags: Control, Deep, Nature
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Wild at Heart made a few people angry-they thought I was exploiting women by showing that when a woman says no she really means yes.

Tags: Heart, Woman, Women

I hope we can be consummate artists as women or revolutionaries, or whatever women want to be, and also have love, not only for ourselves but from a partner.

Tags: Hope, Love, Women

I knew you had to go in and audition and maybe they'd hire you, and that's where you start. I had a good understanding about press: that it's the actor's responsibility to publicize his or her films.

Tags: Good, Her, Start

I like movies about longing and desperation, and dark and light things, stories about people struggling to raise children, and to have relationships and be intimate with each other.

Tags: Children, Dark, Movies

I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films.

Tags: Big, Office, Star