I'm very different to my mum. I'm not as beautiful as she is, nor – she probably despairs about this – as groomed. I certainly rebelled against her idea of looking well turned-out. I spent several years with a shaved head in jeans and baggy shirts.
I think that sometimes we open our hearts a little more easily to animals than we do to each other.
When you do casting in Hollywood, it's always the same question: 'Who is available?'
I started in musicals. My first professional experience was Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz' in Palm Springs.
Happiness is not something that just comes to you. It's an active process.
Greek was very much a live language, and a language still unconscious of grammar, not, like ours, dominated by definitions and trained upon dictionaries.