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My dad discouraged me and my older sister watching too much TV. I don't want to portray them as crazy hippies, but I definitely feel like I was influenced by their creativity. But did I want to have an acting career myself? I didn't think so. I think my goal really was to direct. I really wanted to make stories in that capacity.
Her debut professional role as Rosamond Oliver in Jane Eyre
(2006) almost did not occur, as she suffered a ruptured appendix halfway through filming of her scenes. The production subsequently reshot the scenes with another actress, but when King made an unexpectedly fast recovery, she was able to reclaim the role and complete filming.