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Born: 1977-12-10
Profession: Actress
Nation: Canadian
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The girl next door isn't necessarily blonde and blue-eyed anymore. So I don't feel like I need to morph into that all-American thing.

Tags: Door, Girl, Next

We have this idea of perfection that is so unrealistic. We are our own worst enemy. No one is noticing that little scar.

Tags: Enemy, Idea, Perfection

When I look up and see a star, I know my mom is there. She's with me all the time. It's a powerful connection.

Tags: Mom, Powerful, Time

When you have confidence, that's what becomes attractive to other people and makes them want to work with you and spend time with you.

Tags: Confidence, Time, Work

When you're starting out, every line in a show or a commercial is like a huge success.

Tags: Line, Show, Success

A great day in New York would be to wake up, get a cup of coffee and head up to Central Park for a nice walk. Then I'd go down to the East Village and stroll around. After that, maybe I'd go check out a museum or catch an indie film at the Angelika.

Tags: After, Great, Nice

As a child I was given the freedom to explore my passion for acting, but I also grew up in a home where there were a lot of rules. I didn't have 'yes' parents.

Tags: Freedom, Home, Parents

Generally for red carpet, I love to relax first. I love to work out. I love to eat well, drink tons of water beforehand, so on the night of the red carpet I feel good and ready to go. I also love to get a good body scrub.

Tags: Good, Love, Work

My mom was an aesthetician and she went to beauty school back in the '60s. I just remember watching her do her makeup all the time. She always had her nails done, makeup on - her face was ready to go when she went out. I loved it.

Tags: Beauty, Mom, Time

One tip I like is don't forget your reusable bags when you go to the drug store or to the mall. I think most people think of the bags for the grocery store, but I try to take mine wherever I go.

Tags: Forget, Mine, Try

The beauty of voice-over work is that maybe you come in and record once every two weeks for a couple of hours and do a couple episodes a session. It's awesome! You spend an afternoon playing in the booth, and there you have it. It doesn't interfere with much.

Tags: Awesome, Beauty, Work

I always describe my career as something where nothing ever popped overnight.

Tags: Career, Describe, Overnight

I'm actually very sensitive to energies, and when people are not aligned, I can feel that.

Tags: Actually, Aligned, Sensitive

Never reveal your insecurities to a man, because nine times out of 10 they have no idea they even exist.

Tags: Exist, Idea, Times

I look at my father. He is one of my heroes. He is such an incredible, classy man. He was such a great father and such a great husband in so many ways, and we lived through some pretty tough times losing my mom. When I see all that he did, I think, 'Wow, that's a really wonderful man.'

Tags: Great, Husband, Mom

Acting is not glamorous. It's not. Anybody who wants to get into acting for the glamour is in for a hard time.

Tags: Acting, Hard, Time

For the record: I wear makeup. All. The. Time. But I do it in a way that looks natural.

Tags: Looks, Natural, Time

I appreciate humor so much, but I'm actually not a funny girl.

Tags: Funny, Girl, Humor

I can celebrate food anytime. I love cheese. When I crave a certain food, I just eat it.

Tags: Eat, Food, Love

I don't know why, but in my career and in my life, I often find myself in situations where I am the only girl among boys.

Tags: Career, Girl, Life

I feel like I want to be known first and foremost for my work.

Tags: Foremost, Known, Work

I generally circuit train and do Pilates.

Tags: Circuit, Pilates, Train

I had to deal with death at a really young age.

Tags: Age, Death, Young
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I have a theory that most people in Hollywood are from Texas.

Tags: Hollywood, Texas, Theory

I have to be honest, I am a true jeans and t-shirt girl.

Tags: Girl, Honest, True

I love doing voice-over. It's so fun.

Tags: Fun, Love

I love European films in general. If I were to go to the movie store or something, that's what I like to see.

Tags: General, Love, Movie

I love what I do, but I never want to OD on celebrity.

Tags: Celebrity, Love

I tell the most horrible jokes.

Tags: Horrible, Jokes, Tell

I'm this little Canadian Jewish girl, and I'm living my dream.

Tags: Dream, Girl, Living

Is it easy to avoid paparazzi? It is, it really is.

Tags: Avoid, Easy, Paparazzi

Most actors want to sink their teeth into amazing material.

Tags: Amazing, Material, Teeth

My career has been successful, but it's been a grind of hard work.

Tags: Hard, Successful, Work

My elbows are double-jointed, so I can flip them inside out.

Tags: Elbows, Flip, Inside

Reese Witherspoon is my everywoman. She's managed to have a family and this amazing career. That's the goal.

Tags: Amazing, Career, Family

Someone once told me that the most dynamic actors are people who have stories. People who have lived life. People with experiences.

Tags: Life, Once, Someone

The simplest and most basic meaning of the symbol of the Goddess is the acknowledgment of the legitimacy of female power as a beneficent and independent power.

Tags: Female, Meaning, Power

Our great symbol for the Goddess is the moon, whose three aspects reflect the three stages in women's lives and whose cycles of waxing and waning coincide with women's menstrual cycles.

Tags: Great, Lives, Women

Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands of years will be questioned as never before.

Tags: Beliefs, Thousands, Values

In Goddess religion death is not feared, but is understood to be a part of life, followed by birth and renewal.

Tags: Death, Life, Religion

I first became interested in women and religion when I was one of the few women doing graduate work in Religious Studies at Yale University in the late 1960's.

Tags: Graduation, Religion, Work

The women's movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind.

Tags: Leaving, Religion, Women

The mother must socialize her daughter to become subordinate to men, and if her daughter challenges patriarchal norms, the mother is likely to defend the patriarchal structures against her own daughters.

Tags: Become, Men, Mother

At first the ancient images of the Goddess did not interest me.

Tags: Goddess, Images, Interest

Because religion has such a compelling hold on the deep psyches of so many people, feminists cannot afford to leave it in the hands of the fathers.

Tags: Cannot, Deep, Religion

Subversive language, however, must be constantly reinvented, because it is continually being co-opted by the powerful.

Tags: However, Language, Powerful

The simple act of telling a woman's story from a woman's point of view is a revolutionary act: it never has been done before.

Tags: Done, Simple, Woman

Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation affirming my connection to the earth body.

Tags: Become, Daily, Earth

Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device that has never meant that God is male?

Tags: Everyone, God, Why

Women must be the spokesmen for a new humanity arising out of the reconciliation of spirit and body.

Tags: Body, Humanity, Women

After much diligent research, aided by other women, I gradually came to understand that beneath the familiar Goddesses of the patriarchy, there is a much more ancient Goddess.

Tags: After, Understand, Women

If we do no mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well?

Tags: God, Mean, Why

In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.

Tags: Book, Nature, Religion

In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.

Tags: Making, Old, Women

The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration.

Tags: Death, Life, Nature

The often cruel behavior of Christians toward unbelievers and even toward dissenters among themselves is shocking evidence of the function of that image in relation to values and behavior.

Tags: Often, Themselves, Values

Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants.

Tags: Great, Women, Work