I actually haven’t been approached a whole lot for television, believe it or not.
Steve Martin is one of my favorite performers, writers, artists of all time.
I should be so lucky to be a misfit. I aspire to be a misfit.
My go-to gifts are scarves from my friend Matin Maulawizada’s nonprofit organization, Afghan Hands, which supports disenfranchised women in Afghanistan. In exchange for their beautiful embroidery, the women are given financial aid and classes in math and literacy. The scarves are all stunning and one of a kind.
What I needed was a connection to life that was real and lasting.
Television lets audiences deeply connect with characters.
I would not say that secret-keeping is one of my finer skills, actually.
I particularly love Israel. I’ve had fantastic experiences there.
I like reading novels because it provides insight into human behavior. I am really interested in feelings and think they are what define us as a species. When you really get it right in acting, it’s an act of empathy. You feel less distant from others, and that is really exciting.
The big question is always, ‘Eyes or lips?’ I tend to go with the eyes because I’ve got a lot more material to work with now – and it saves me from reapplying lipstick! I’m a pretty low-maintenance person and it’s too excessive to exaggerate both the eyes and lips.
I think I would make a lousy stay-at-home mom. It just wouldn’t suit me.
You have to stay hydrated when you have crying scenes.
Most people assume that autistic people are not capable of empathy.