I feel more comfortable with stunt people
than with actors
because actors don't know what they're doing
all the time,
especially when you're doing physical stuff.
am maybe too sensitive
and perhaps I sometimes talk
too much. Just ask my husband,
who could say 'Talks too much.' I only pick
when the game is on. I pick that time.
a lot of accumulated joy and tension and
all kinds of emotions
just pouring out of all us. We've all been
preparing for this day and we all knew that
one day we would just have to move on with
even though we all love
and love working
together. But it's still an incredibly emotional
especially for me with a lot of journalists
asking me how it feels about FRIENDS coming
to an end. It's started
to make me think
very deeply about what it's all meant to
me and that's made me ever more emotional!
of the time
I'll pair a piece from my own closet, like
an old T-shirt, with something like a fabulous
pair of Gucci
are vain, they long to be recognised and
to leave something to posterity. They want
to be loved,
and at the same time
they want to be free.
But nobody is free.
continue much longer overwhelmed by business
cares and with most of my thoughts
wholly upon the way to make more money
in the shortest time,
must degrade me beyond hope
of permanent recovery. I will resign business
at thirty-five, but during the ensuing two
years I wish to spend the afternoons in
receiving instruction and in reading systematically.
to have alone time.
However, that's the first thing that goes
on a busy day. Fortunately for me, because
of my job,
I have to find the time to do it. At least
that's the way my mind sees it.
and I gotta tell you, they've gotten a lot
for what is relatively short screen time.
that I believe
you can have it all: I believe you can have
it all, just not at the same time.
being a dad.
Every single day of my life
is significantly better, because I'm a father.
I've got no complaints with my life at this
point in time.
someone were to harm
or a friend
or somebody I love,
I would eat
them. I might end up in jail for 500
years, but I would eat them.
in short bursts, I guess. Little snippets.
I don't think
I can handle being here all
the time, it's pretty nutty.
someone who loves
and tries to focus
on real things and real friendships.
That's why I live very simply. I'm a jeans
and T-shirt kind of girl. I don't spend
fixing myself up or trying to look cool.
I live like a normal person and even though
I'm in a very high-profile business,
I really don't let it affect the way I live.
that in a way we're not showing girls something
that they aren't capable of, right now.
The angels aren't out there going, 'By the
way, this is who you should be and this
is where women
are going to end up.' I think we're holding
up a mirror to women right now and saying
that this is who you are, what you're
capable of, and what you are doing at
doing what I'm doing and I'd get out of
it if I hated
it that much. I've said it many times
before: There are much worse
in the world,
dealing with things that are phenomenally
remember the casting session that I had
where I was a break dancer, having this
punk hair cut. They rejected me and I became
really disillusioned with the business
and said well this is what it's all about,
and I haven't even got in to read a line.
He said don't worry,
some day we're going to get you back into
this and it's going to happen for you, which
I kind of took to heart. It was one of those
situations where I was lucky
and fortunate enough to be at the right
places at the right
time. All of a sudden I was on the set
of Growing Pains and got this audition for
This Boy's Life and was able to jump into
the feature film
world. It's really been just simply the
fact that I'd been able to work,
you know what I mean? I would probably still
be trying to be an actor
even if I was out of work, but I would probably
become a little disillusioned at some point
and move on to other things. But it's the
one thing that I know that I love.
it is very selfish
that I would be able to continue to dedicate
and energies to myself. However, I do thoroughly
a good session on the water and striving
to remain competitive.
a lot. I found the fame
thing really was a torment for a while.
Then you learn
one is master of one thing and understands
one thing well, one has at the same time,
insight into and understanding of many things.
van Gogh Quotes
alive is when I'm painting.
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it's enhanced every single part of my life.
It really, really reminds you of what's
and what brings you great joy.
... I never really knew
very many babies
before. I had hardly ever spent any time
with them. And I just love
him. It's heaven.
am very lucky
because my boyfriend
is half Indian and we spend a lot of time
in India and there is a lot of Indian influence
in some of my stuff.
have to throw away your inhibitions, otherwise
it's excruciating. I mean, it's kind of
excruciating anyway, but it's even worse
if you're self-conscious. So I think
you just have to close your eyes, take a
deep breath and be silly
for a bit. I never really thought about
it. I mean, I mess around all the time
in real life,
and I suppose I hadn't really thought that
see me sort of looking quite perfect
in my makeup ads 'course we all know it's
taken six hours to get me that groomed and
don't know how oftenbut I'm continually
saying, "I'm a professional" and
"I've been doing this since I was born."
I was born into it, and my apprenticeship's
been 38 years, and I seem to be going on
and on about that. I'm doing it all the
in the field, and it's John's [John Stainton,
Steve's producer] job
to edit it up and make sure that it's a
medium of how often it's said or when it's
saidbecause what I'm doing is more
than a stick of dynamite. You know, you
can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you
touch a venomous snake it'll turn around
and bite you and kill
you so fast it's not even funny.
have a little tattoo
of a window on my lower back that i got
a long time
ago because wherever I was, I always wanted
to be somewhere else. I'm going to cover
a long time
I didn't love
and I could see all of my flaws, but when
I became a mum,
I felt really beautiful
and I felt a lot of love come out of me.
of a sudden I had a baby, because it went
really quick. It was like, 'Oh! I have a
So, it's great.
I'm just having a great
with my children. They're here in New
York with me.
especially in our business,
we meet a lot of people
and sometimes you spend so much time
being nice to strangers
So, you know,
just keep a clear head [and] be nice to
meant at the same time
the right and duty to be personally concerned
about your own well-being, to be personally
concerned about your family's
to be personally concerned about your future.
This is hard work.
I was always able to laugh
a lot at the industry - to be detached from
it, even if some of the other models
weren't. Jeez - it's hardly rocket science,
is it? It's not as if you can get to be
a better model..... .you can either get
away with it, or you cant? And most of them
were also acutely aware of the passage of
how it would affect their careers.
character that I do I try to make different,
but I'm just not successful
most of the time.
I think that every character is unique in
it's own way.
obviously counts for a lot and success
obviously counts for a lot, but at the same
if you meet someone who is clear and collaborative
and brave and talented
then you want to work
with them just as much as you want to work
with someone who is a tried and tested genius,
got to believe
in the things you do in
the moment and try to get from the moment
enough of a sense of achievement
and self-pride. And you can't kind of get
beaten down if it's [not well-received].
I just liked the words.
the words walk a very, very fine line of
being at times,
being very much sort of very, very dramatic
and other times unbelievably realistic.
Personally, to me that's what it's all about
- great words. I like great
and it was clear that this was great writing.
like presents that a man
has spent time
on, doing them himself,
like a card or anything that is made by
hand and from the heart.
everyone has their time.
is having her time, and Shirley had her
time, and maybe I will have my time. I just
think they're really insecure about themselves
inside the plane! I never have time
to unpack; I'm always leaving in two days
again. I travel
a lot, and at the beginning it was really
The first time I went inside a plane, I
was 15 years old and I had so much fun.
I like to travel all over the world
[about] new cultures.
Not that many people
have the opportunity
to do that.
is mainly what I focus
on, but, at the same time,
as well. I'll probably be starting
eventually, but my first album was rushed.
I mean I recorded practically every song
in my trailer on the set of Herbie.
I was running myself
down, literally running from set in between
set-ups and singing. I'll have to sit down
and take the time. I also wanna get involved
in starting a charity.
So, we'll see, I don't want to jinx anything.
involved in, like, everything. If I had
to do it myself
[I would], but I wouldn't want to do a website
for myself because that would just seem
I want to interact
with my fans and I want to let people
what I'm doing and stuff like that because
I'd want to know. I think that's a really
cool thing. So I'm pretty involved in it.
can't have a relationship
when you're shooting
a 14-hour day and your husband
is shooting a 14-hour day in the same city.
It's a time
thing and it's a together thing.
have always tried to hide my efforts and
wished my works
to have the light joyousness of springtime
which never lets anyone suspect the labors
it has cost me.
in front of my full-length mirror for a
yesterday. I was all made up with my hair
done. What did I see? My breasts are beginning
to sag a bit. My waist isnt bad. My
ass is what it should be, the best
there is. Legs, knees and ankles still shapely.
And my feet are not too big. Ok, Marilyn,
you have it all there. It is decision
Clark Gable: In the kissing
scenes, I kissed him with real affection.
I didnt want to go to bed with him,
but I wanted him to know how much I liked
him. He told me he had been a hunter for
a long time,
but he had decided
not to kill
animals. He said if he had children,
he would teach
them to hunt with a camera instead of a
I sort of began to think
I was famous,
I was driving somebody to the airport, and
as I came back there was this movie
house and I saw my name in lights. I pulled
up at a distance down the street, it was
too much to take up close, you know, all
of a sudden. And I said, "God,
somebody's made a mistake."
But there it was, in lights. And I sat there
and said, "So that's the way it looks,"
and it was all very strange
to me, and yet at the studio they had said,
"Remember you're not a star."
Yet there it is up in lights.
spent a lot of time
with transsexuals and transvestites- I went
out clubbing with them in London
as the character. And of course, theres
a lot of grooming involved. Hats off the
ladies- I understand
an easy job
being a lady.
A lot of plucking and shaving and that sort
of thing. It was wonderful- it was one of
those transformative roles.
For an actor,
theyre the ones that you look forward
to the most.
fact that I have entered into IT-related
is proof that businesses have to evolve
and keep with time.
One has to re-invent continuously.
takes a long time
to become young.
have a hard
with morals. All I know
is what feels
right, what's more important
to me is being honest
about who you are. Morals I get a little
hung up on.
us be the ones who say we do not accept
that a child dies
three seconds simply because he does
not have the drugs
you and I have. Let us be the ones to say
we are not satisfied
that your place of birth determines your
right to life.
Let us be outraged, let us be loud, let
us be bold.
assert that the subject is crucial and only
that subject matter is valid which is tragic
That is why we profess a spiritual
kinship with primitive and archaic art.
deals not with the particular anecdote,
but rather with the Spirit of Myth, which
is generic to all myths at all times.
of a painter's
as it travels
from point to point, will be toward clarity..
toward the elimination of all obstacles
between the painter and the idea..
and the idea and the observer.. To achieve
this clarity is inevitably to be understood.
than you think
it is ... It's a lot of long hours,
a lot of traveling
and a lot of being away from your friends
is an expression, "Cash
is king." In bad
it's perfectly fine to put your cash in
return rates are low, they are stable.
have made the tough
always with an eye toward the bottom line.
Perhaps it's time
was run like a business.
how it usually works out that I end up dying.
It sort of works out, because by the time
I die, I'm usually tired of working
on that particular movie,
so I look forward to it." - about how
a lot of his characters
end up dying.
could hear my inner voice
telling me it wasn't time,
don't do it. And people
around me whom I love
me to wait until I was sure everything was
ready, but I thought
I could make it all right because I wanted
it to be all right. I was pleased that I
had an opportunity
to make it happen, and I wanted to get my
juices flowing. But I wasn't ready for it.
that there is a lesson
in everything that happens to us. So I tried
not to spend my time
"Why did this happen to me?" but
trying to figure out why I had chosen
this. That's the answer
you need. It's always a question of accepting
for your choices. Anytime you look outside
for answers, you're looking in the wrong
needed to take some time
and to get centered.
I needed some time for me. So I started
spending more time on my farm. I've never
a place the way I love my farm. I grew up
in the country, which is probably why I'm
so attached to the land. I love it. I love
the lay of the land. I love walking the
land. And I love knowing
that it's my land.
have been times
when I have been unhappy,
but I realize that I created that unhappiness
because I was so busy worrying
about the next thing. I was worried about
how I was going to fit into a certain image
that other people
had of me. But not any more. I feel
I'm back in control
of my life
now, personally and professionally.
spend a lot of time
and I consciously do that to strengthen
myself and to stay centered.
couldn't do the kinds of shows
that I see some other people
do, I just couldn't. I've reached a level
of maturity in this work
There was a time,
when I first started
out, that it was far more exploited.