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My dad taught me to never be pigeonholed to really allow yourself to reinvent characters as they reinvent you to be bold and to be willing to play seemingly unlikeable people.

Laura Dern in Yourself, Me, People

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To stay true to your art is such a complicated journey, and Dad clearly has done it.

Laura Dern

My dad was always interested in characters he didn't understand - he was such a great bad guy in movies. And that is really the thing that calls me to the material often: something I struggle to understand in human behaviour.

Laura Dern

My dad taught me to never be pigeonholed to really allow yourself to reinvent characters as they reinvent you to be bold and to be willing to play seemingly unlikeable people.

Laura Dern

I'm moved by people who see the world differently than others. People who see the world with a longing for its poetry often can be broken people.

Laura Dern

If you're looking to be loved for a part, it's great and enticing to be adorable in a romantic comedy. But then, as an actor, you get stuck.

Laura Dern

I think my mom exposed me to the concept of using your voice for anything you care about.

Laura Dern

I feel so lucky to have a mom who is not only an extraordinary actor but someone who is game enough to not worry about our relationship versus what we play in movies or television.

Laura Dern

I knew I wanted to become an actor when I was 7 years old. My dad was working with Alfred Hitchcock, my mom was working with Martin Scorsese - and it was the great summer of my childhood.

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Going to the Academy Awards is something I remember since I was six, when I went with my mom for the first time, 14 with my dad, you know, and there I am, at 22, 23, whatever I was, sitting next to my mom. You know, and then again, there with my dad. Like

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Jealousy is a scary thing.

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'Mr. Smith Goes to Washington' is one of the greatest films of all time.

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Me and Woody Harrelson, we're twins. We're the same person. I should only make movies with him.

Laura Dern

Diet is weird. It's elusive. I just try to listen to my body.

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Whatever character you play, it gives you the chance to expose another side of yourself that maybe you've never felt comfortable with, or never knew about.

Laura Dern

I grew up with a tribe of amazing women, but certainly my mother and my godmother really modeled women as actors.

Laura Dern