I'm a character actress, plain and simple.
More Quotes from Frances McDormand:I don't think you can ever completely transform yourself on film, but if you do your job well, you can make people believe that you're the character you're trying to be.
I don't think of myself as a movie star and I can pretty easily convince other people that I'm not a movie star.
Here was a way to actually do it with other people, instead all by yourself with a book, ... Here you can get together, read a play, memorize it and put it on stage.
I am an ordinary person.
The only power you have is the word no.
Most women's pictures are as boring and as formulaic as men's pictures. In place of a car chase or a battle scene, what you get is an extreme closeup of a woman breaking down.
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I confess it, I love the camera. When it's not on me, I'm not quite alive.
To the extent that the judicial profession becomes the daily routine of deciding cases on the most secure precedents and the narrowest grounds available, the judicial mind atrophies and its perspective shrinks.
Irving R. Kaufman
The importance of the river cannot be overstated in the history of the country, or the development of the nation.