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Born: 1964-01-23
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
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I want to be a fun mom. Not a gasping for air mom.

Tags: Air, Fun, Mom

I was lucky enough to have a father who said, 'Don't quit.' So I just kept going.

Tags: Enough, Father, Said

I'm a ready-shoot-aim kind of gal.

Tags: Gal

I'm an L.A. girl who became a tough New York cop.

Tags: Girl, Tough, York

If I eat clean, I look 10 years younger.

Tags: Clean, Eat, Younger

If you stop for one second and do something, everyone is happy. You pay it forward and it comes back to you twelve-fold.

Tags: Everyone, Forward, Happy

It's a new skill to have two children that want you at the same time.

Tags: Children, Skill, Time

It's very difficult leaving the house anytime with my baby at home.

Tags: Difficult, Home, Leaving

Life begins at 40, and I'm living proof.

Tags: Begins, Life, Living

My heart just keeps getting bigger and bigger.

Tags: Bigger, Getting, Heart

Of course everyone says they hate baby talk, but mine was not annoying.

Tags: Everyone, Hate, Talk

There's the occasional script that just hammers you, that you can't shower off.

Tags: Occasional, Off, Shower

When we're on the street and someone drops something, I pick it up.

Tags: Pick, Someone, Street

When my body is strong, I feel stronger inside. I feel more capable of handling emotional situations. Usually I'm more of a inside-out person, but this was a great case of me from the outside in.

Tags: Emotional, Great, Strong

You know how you wake up in the morning and sometimes you look gorgeous and other times you look like you got hit by a mack truck? I realized that my mack truck is food. If I have no sugar, yeast or wine, I have no undereye bags and my skin is perfect.

Tags: Food, Morning, Perfect

Everything has combined to make my life in New York an amazing experience. I told my manager a few years ago that I wanted to move here and try acting in the theater.

Tags: Amazing, Experience, Life

I'm living every ten-year-old boy's fantasy. The other day, Chris and I had this big scene where we had to pull out our guns, and I was thinking, 'Here we are in New York City - a place where every actor wants to be - and we are literally playing cops and robbers. How great is that?'

Tags: Great, Living, Thinking

When I read the script sometimes, it's like 'Christ! Enough!' I can't sleep at night sometimes. There's the occasional script that just hammers you, that you can't shower off.

Tags: Enough, Night, Sleep

When I was in my early 20s, I had my hair permed. Bad idea! It turned into total frizz. My advice to women is, if you have nice hair already, don't get a perm, leave your hair alone!

Tags: Alone, Nice, Women

When I was pregnant, I was so huge and people on the bus would get up for me. That made me feel so precious and valued and valuable. I try to treat everyone like they're pregnant.

Tags: Everyone, Treat, Try

Sometimes things in life happen that allow us to understand our priorities very clearly. Ultimately you can see those as gifts.

Tags: Happen, Life, Understand

Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciusness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.

Tags: Feeling, Good, Moment

Yes. I did more research than I ever wanted to and saw some things I wish I didn't. I went on ride-alongs, spent time with Homicide, Cold Case, and SVU detectives, hung out in subways learning how to spot pervs and pick-pockets, viewed an autopsy, went to a police firing range, and witnessed court cases and I read, read, read.

Tags: Learning, Time, Wish
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It's a life's journey of finding ourselves, finding our power, and living for yourself, not for everyone else.

Tags: Life, Power, Yourself

I say to everybody, 'Adoption is not for the faint of heart.'

Tags: Adoption, Everybody, Heart

My weekends are extremely precious.

Tags: Extremely, Precious, Weekends

You've got to kick fear to the side, because the payoff is huge.

Tags: Fear, Kick, Side

I have so much love that I didn't even know about.

Tags: Love

I think because I became a mom later in life, everything in life means more.

Tags: Life, Means, Mom

When you see a girl like me bustin' perps, there ain't no time to be pretty.

Tags: Girl, Pretty, Time

You make sacrifices to become a mother, but you really find yourself and your soul.

Tags: Mother, Soul, Yourself

As an actress, there were so many months, years even, when I didn't get work, when I wanted to quit.

Tags: Quit, Wanted, Work

Becoming a parent erased many of my negative childhood feelings and filled them in with something new.

Tags: Feelings, Negative, Parent

Every day is deeper and richer and more soulful.

Tags: Deeper, Richer, Soulful

Golf made me feel like a loser. So I dismissed it.

Tags: Dismissed, Golf, Loser

Having a child changes everything. All of a sudden you have so much to lose, so much to live for.

Tags: Changes, Child, Lose

I am grateful that I didn't let fear get the best of me. It only holds you back from possibilities and greatness.

Tags: Best, Fear, Grateful

I am proud to be a role model for my viewers. I am finding out that helping victims is as or more rewarding the all the awards I win.

Tags: Proud, Role, Win

I definitely have my days where I look like I got dressed in the dark.

Tags: Dark, Days, Definitely

I get very excited about my double stroller. Every time I look at it, I get a shot of adrenaline and joy because I think, This is real!

Tags: Joy, Real, Time

I have a more developed sense of my priorities. Life has so much more meaning now.

Tags: Life, Priorities, Sense

I have a nest egg, and I don't buy above my means.

Tags: Above, Egg, Means

I have everything I need. Our house is very joyful.

Tags: House, Joyful

I realize that you have to show up for your life.

Tags: Life, Realize, Show

I think people were expecting me to be that kind of glamorous sexpot. So they were always, Wow you're not what I expected.

Tags: Expecting, Glamorous, Wow
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