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I like smoking! I mean, God, I quit everything else, can't I smoke?
People are not used to seeing an older woman on screen, unless she's playing a character role. Why can't they make a movie about a woman who's forty-five who's falling in love or getting divorced? Why does the leading role always have to be a woman who's twenty-three or twenty-eight?
I don't walk around with fear. I walk around with strength. I believe in cause and effect.
Most people are telling me I look horrible.
I'm more relaxed about life now that I'm older. I like it, despite the wrinkles. It's what I feel inside that's precious.
I don't think I'm beautiful. When I look in the mirror, I just see me - and, I'm pretty used to me.
I would be really happy to be working and be able to do my craft.
It's not about my career now. It's just about finding great work and having a good time.
Oh, my career. What career? I'm over 40.
You know who helped me a lot? Jane Fonda. She said, Look at how many times I've been up and I've been down. So don't worry about anything.
I really love working. It makes me feel like an even better person when I work. I function much better if I have a really rigid schedule. When I'm left to my own devices, I can just be all over the place.
Angelina Jolie may get Antonio Banderas in bed for eight hours on a movie set, but I get him in bed everyday.
Children enhance you.
I've worked a lot. I don't like to watch myself. I don't go to the movies unless I have to go to the premiere.
If they could cut off my head and put it onto another body that was, like, 20 years old, I would do that.
In Spain there's the king - and then there's Antonio.
People who think radio acting is easy are wrong, because you got nothing to work with but your voice.
There are no small parts; there are only small actors.
There's nothing wrong with a male's point of view, obviously, but it's just a different way of telling a story.
I'm not desperate anymore or feeling weird about myself because I'm not working in this business. I'm older and wiser, and there's a lot more to life.
To break boundaries interests me. With all the knowledge that is available now in the world, it should be accessible to everyone. You can get so much information on the Internet now, and yet there are so many places in the world where people just don't have the education.
When I was 34, people would say, What's going to happen to you when you're 40? What are you going to do? You don't have much time left. And I was like, what are you talking about?
I would just like to be able to give to people through acting. If I can entertain people by being somebody else and allow somebody to feel something, then that makes me feel good.
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