I guess the first big name I worked with was Sissy Spacek, and that was really interesting just because she’s so incredible and I learned so much from just watching her. But she’s also so unassuming that I loved working with her. It wasn’t like working with a star, it was Sissy. Not a big deal.
When women are in positions of power it’s a hard place to be, especially when that position involves bossing men around.
You only live once. Trying to do the right thing for other people often doesn’t work out, and you have to follow your own path in order to make things work out best for everyone.
I’m an actor, but I’m also a feminist, and a lot of times in movies there are things that I cannot imagine happening that are on the screen and totally accepted. And I just go, ‘Whaaat?’
I grew up a happy kid in Toronto. I’ve never suffered. I’ve never even had a real job! But I understand sadness and striving, and those two things tie into all the roles that I’ve played.