I think most people are interested in our origins; once we understand, it might be easier to become the people we'd like to be. Or, better, become the people we think we already are.
You know what my earliest memories are? Going from one burlesque town to another. My father was in burlesque.
A really great actor, in a lucky performance, can transform himself or herself. I've seen actors do that. But often it's a mechanical transformation, which isn't as interesting, and you've got to be careful how you go about something like that, I think.
It's too bad I'm not as wonderful a person as people say I am, because the world could use a few people like that.