I used to go around looking as frumpy as possible because it was inconceivable you could be attractive as well as be smart. It wasn't until I started being myself, the way I like to turn out to meet people that I started to get any work.
You're doing your kids a disservice if they do get everything they want because that's not the way life's going to go, and I think kids have to have some reality.
If I'm going to leave my family for any length of time, it had better be for a role that I haven't played before, with great people. It had better be fun.
I have a ballet barre in my gym. I turn the music up so loud that the walls are pulsating, and I go for it for an hour.
Joan Van Ark