” Acting is about giving yourself away, like the U2 song ‘With or Without You.’ You just don’t stay behind a character and make people laugh or cry. At some point you have to take off that mask, and when you do, you’re a human being, not just an actor. After all, I’m Catherine the person first. You share that. “


” There’s a oneness to showing yourself to an audience. They feel that. It’s healthy. That’s what acting is all about. “


” One of the reasons you take a role is because it’s something you always wanted to do, from going to the movies as a kid. I always wanted to do a 1950s movie, for example. And I got a chance to be in ‘Peggy Sue Got Married.’ I would have taken only one line of dialogue to be in that. “


” People always want you to look pretty. I would like to live in the Midwest in a small town and never put makeup on. But they won’t let you do that. Once I went through a period when I did do that, wore no makeup, wore my hair any which way, and people looked at me like I was a bum. “


” At Cornell, my acting teacher said you cannot be religious and be an artist. I sort of got it, because faith is a comfort and art comes from a lot of places, in a lot of people, from the dark chasm. “


” Before we took down the tree each year, Dad would always say a prayer that we would be together the next Christmas. I cling to that prayer, which serves as a reminder that it’s important to be grateful in the present for the people you love because, well, you never know. “



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Acting is about giving yourself away, like the U2 song
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One of the reasons you take a role is because it
People always want you to look pretty. I would like to live in the Midwest in a small town and never put makeup on. But they won
At Cornell, my acting teacher said you cannot be religious and be an artist. I sort of got it, because faith is a comfort and art comes from a lot of places, in a lot of people, from the dark chasm.
Before we took down the tree each year, Dad would always say a prayer that we would be together the next Christmas. I cling to that prayer, which serves as a reminder that it
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