TV commercial for Independent Film Channel (2000)
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[on playing Annie Sullivan] I think when you're playing a real character you have an extra responsibility to do it really right, so because of that, I do extensive research. I really try and figure out the person inside and out. I read the lines, but I read in-between the lines and try and find the qualities in that person that makes them human and I hopefully try and bring that out in what I do.
Although she was naturally athletic from high school, she totally changed physically to play Maggie in Million Dollar Baby
(2004). She gained nearly 20 pounds, becoming so buff that her former clothes are still too small for her.
Her characters often go through an immidate or slow transformation in either appearance or skills.