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So many Hollywood actresses become successful and then just keep on going - they miss out on having a partner and a baby and end up lonely.
I'll always be this once-famous actress nobody recognises because of a nose job.
I think I'm a character actress in a leading lady's body, but the industry doesn't really see me that way.
As an actress, you're already disregarded for a lot of the parts by the people who are setting up those shows. You don't need your agent to be doing the same.
My daughter, Asia, has been in many of my movies. I love working with her. In the beginning, I was not supportive of her being an actress, but now I think she is fantastic.
You could say I'm a character actress. Or maybe a character actress who does peculiar, interesting lead roles.
I am admiring of my fellow peers, black filmmakers and black actors and actresses.
Cuba Gooding, Jr.
I like every single actor or actress in the world, because we never know what the conditions are like when they are working. I give everyone the benefit of the doubt and root for them like a psychotic sports fan.
My thinking is lot more different with many actresses in the industry. I don't understand why people in showbiz put their profession of acting in the back seat after marriage.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
I'm a trained actress and I can do it, but I think that you have to prove yourself.
My first job now is as a mother, everything else is secondary. My kids understand that I am an actress, and they are always so surprised to hear my voice on a cartoon character, or see my face on a video box. If it ever gets to be too much though, the career and the kids, I will simply set the career aside.
I loved working with Jamie Lee Curtis, and I felt she was a wonderful actress even that early in her career.
I'm an actress who likes a strong, communicative director.
Fairy tales opened up a door into my imagination - they don't conform to the reality that's around you as a child. I started reading when I was three and read everything, but I wanted to be an actress.
A lot of actresses I've worked with recently have done so much Botox their faces don't look real anymore. If you freeze everything on your face, you can't emote.
My mom was incredibly supportive when she found out that I wanted to be an actress, and that certainly made things easier and more fun.
I think of myself as a journeyman actress. I will attempt almost anything that I think that I can bring off. It could be almost anything.
I was always telling my family I wanted to become an actress, and I did.
Films with female protagonists don't attract many eyeballs. Most of them are perceived as feminist films. If Bollywood starts giving women major roles in entertaining movies, then the audience, too, will open up to the idea of watching commercial films in which the actresses do more than just play the role of the hero's love interest.
The sad truth for American actors is that they really have no control whatsoever over the material that they get, or can do, particularly actresses. And if you're over 40 and you're an actress, forget it.
When actress Shirley Maclaine arrived 30 minutes late for a class, I asked her to leave.
I think there will always be a double standard between males and females, so I think that an actress is more likely to protect her public persona, so to speak, than an actor would be.
My daughter's wanted to be an actress since she was six years old, but I didn't want her to go through the same experiences as I did as a child actor.
I think of myself as only being an actress when I'm acting, but my friends will say I act all the time.
I've been, for want of a better phrase, a supporting actress so much of my life.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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