When I started out in independant films in the early 70s, we did everything for the love of art. It wasn`t about money and stardom. That was what we were reacting against. You`d die before you`d be bought.
When I started out in independent films in the early 70s, we did everything for the love of art. It wasn`t about money and stardom. That was what we were reacting against. You`d die before you`d be bought.
There`s a real danger in trying to stay king of the mountain. You stop taking risks, you stop being as creative, because you`re trying to maintain a position. Apart from anything else that really takes the fun out of it.
My cousin, Rip Torn, persuaded me not to change my name. You shouldn`t change what you are in the search for success.
(on why she didn`t want to appear in The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)) "I asked if they could use some backflashes instead. I enjoyed the sequel, but hated my role in the first film. I was awful."
"I had a dozen years to act before starting a family then found that motherhood dwarfed everything else. Once or twice a year, I take a project that appeals to me for its redeeming social value." - Parade, April 1, 2001
(about her daughter Schuyler Fisk becoming an actress) "The business has been good to me. I would be a hypocrite if I tried to convince her not to do this."