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(On her stage role as pop icon Nico
in "All Tomorrow's Parties"): "I absolutely fell in love with the character and it's the only time I've played a person who had actually lived. As it's so liberating to work in a foreign accent, the fact that she was German made her extra fun to play!"
Once described as 'the best-known American voice on Radio 4', she has played roles as varied as Patricia Cornwell
's forensic detective Kay Scarpetta and Groucho Marx