Played "Petra" in "A Little Night Music", a musical by Stephen Sondheim
- Sydney Theatre Company (1990).
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I'm an actor not a movie star. I prefer it that way. I think when you watch big stars on screen; it's really difficult to look beyond that very familiar persona. As an actor, you can play different characters and not be recognized. I know I've got parts that other bigger, more famous actors wanted. I think in some cases their fame is a hindrance because they're too identifiable.
For her portrayal in The Black Balloon
(2008) as Maggie, a mother who uses sign language to communicate with her son who has autism and a condition now known as "selective mutism," she learned more words and phrases in sign language than the script called for so that she could improvise and also give more complete meaning to things her character said when signing with Luke Ford
, who also learned ...