I’ve been very lucky in the characters I’ve chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth.
I’m not in the business of becoming famous. And that’s the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it’s not important to be seen. It’s important to do. There’s a lot of disappointment in this business but my family keeps me grounded.
I’m carded for R-rated movies. And I get talked down to a lot. When I try to go rent a car or buy an airplane ticket or other stuff adults do I get ‘Okaaaaaay honey.’ I remember when I was 18 getting crayons in a restaurant.
I love nerds. Comic-Con junkies are the tastemakers of tomorrow. Isn’t that funny? The tables have turned.
I don’t want to be pigeonholed into doing just romantic comedies. But they’re fun and especially for women it’s nice to go to see them and enjoy that breath of fresh air.
I don’t like staying in hotels. I like to be in my own bed. San Diego as a city is really awesome. The only hard part of it for me is that I’m away from my family and my house. But as far as shooting down there we get amazing locations and the crew is really really stellar down there. They are really fun.
I’d do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I’d like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they’re developing John Waters’ Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it’s not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach.