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Born: 1964-08-02
Profession: Actress
Nation: American
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The theater is who I am - it's where I feel the most inspired, the most at home, the most useful.

Tags: Home, Inspired, Useful

I don't really ever think about whether or not I like the characters I'm playing. I'm more into the minutiae of their behaviour or what they're doing in a certain scene.

Tags: Characters, Playing, Whether

I feel like movies, if there's any kind of budget whatsoever, there's so much sitting, and I really like to work. Otherwise my blood sugar just drops, you know, six hours sitting in a camper.

Tags: Blood, Movies, Work

My favorite scene in all of movies is Gregory Peck in 'To Kill A Mockingbird': You see him where he's on the porch, and his face is almost completely obscured. I don't want to see his face.

Tags: Face, Him, Movies

Words are really powerful. I don't believe that axiom at all - words can absolutely hurt you. Words can wound. They can do a lot of damage. I think they can do way more damage than sticks and stones. I'll take sticks and stones.

Tags: Hurt, Powerful, Words

I certainly was never the pretty girl at school, but I can go to a lot of different places with this face.

Tags: Girl, Pretty, School

It's good to feel stupid sometimes and do things that are out of your comfort zone.

Tags: Good, Sometimes, Stupid

I like to pretend that I'm a tough guy. It's kind of an admission of defeat if I have to ask for help - or even kindness. But if it doesn't come, at some point I snap and demand it.

Tags: Help, Kindness, Tough

I do love my avocados, which are great for the skin. I eat pretty healthfully.

Tags: Great, Love, Pretty

I don't get tired of hearing that somebody liked my work.

Tags: Somebody, Tired, Work

I don't live in Los Angeles and I don't do a lot of superfluous press.

Tags: Angeles, Los, Press

I don't often see the movies I'm in; I'm usually disappointed in myself and it only serves to make me self-conscious.

Tags: Movies, Often, Serves

I don't put myself out there, so people aren't necessarily familiar with me or my face.

Tags: Face, Familiar, Put

I don't think you necessarily have to be part of a traditional nuclear family to be a good mother.

Tags: Family, Good, Mother

I enjoy cooking and baking. Alicia Silverstone's vegan cookbook is awesome.

Tags: Awesome, Cooking, Enjoy

I have a child and I don't want to be at work all the time when he's small. I want to spend time with him.

Tags: Him, Time, Work

I have to say, I haven't really worked with that many people in my career that I haven't liked, which I think is really rare.

Tags: Career, Liked, Worked

I just want to make lunches and organize my kids' playroom.

Tags: Kids, Organize

I like A&E. I like those corny intimate-portrait things. They're so kind of ingenious and artificial and soothing.

Tags: Corny, Ingenious, Soothing

I never feel more useful than when I'm making my kids a bowl of soup.

Tags: Kids, Making, Useful

I never know why people come up to me. I think a lot of them just get super-excited because they recognize me from TV but they don't remember where.

Tags: Remember, Tv, Why

I'm not comfortable with getting a job by being at the right Hollywood party; I'm not a terribly sociable creature.

Tags: Getting, Job, Party

In college, my teachers were usually after me for going after comedy too much, leaning too much in that direction.

Tags: After, College, Comedy

Look, I don't care if anyone likes me when it comes to my work. But I can be massively insecure in other parts of my life.

Tags: Care, Life, Work

Mediocrity is underrated.

Tags: Mediocrity, Underrated

My mother is a beauty.

Tags: Beauty, Mother
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My parents have been together for 65 years. They're both really stubborn. They're not quitters.

Tags: Both, Parents, Together

My sister's fish tacos are out of control. I'd give her a restaurant if I were a gazillionaire.

Tags: Control, Give, Her

My way to combat anything is just to walk straight into it with my fists up.

Tags: Combat, Straight, Walk

People have a problem with me being different, but that propels me forward in life.

Tags: Forward, Life, Problem