Sherilyn Fenn

Sherilyn Fenn
Sherilyn Fenn
  • Born: February 1, 1965
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress

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Sherilyn Fenn is an American actress. She came to attention for her performance as Audrey Horne on the TV series Twin Peaks (1990–1991, 2017) for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award. She is also known for her roles in Wild at Heart (1990), Of Mice and Men (1992), Boxing Helena (1993) and the television sitcom Rude Awakening (1998–2001).

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At the very least, my tastes are out of the ordinary.
Bleaching my hair for Two Moon Junction... my hair was fried and I looked like an idiot.
Generally, Hollywood makes the same stories over and over. I've never wanted to do the same thing twice. If a script doesn't surprise me in some way, I simply can't commit to the project.
Harrison Ford... I love him. He's a man's man. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I can sing, but my voice is untrained. I'd like to do a musical someday.
I don't flirt and I don't play the people that I'm meeting with.
I don't think I could ever do a network sitcom because the humor is often based on some trite circumstance. I don't want to be a part of a show where it's mostly about coming up with the jokes. Humor
I don't want my body to look like a man's. I just want to tone my body.
I love to dance. But I don't like being up in front of tons of people. I didn't have the desire to be performing in front of a lot of people. So it wasn't something I ever seriously considered. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I loved working on Of Mice and Men. It was a wonderful group of people. John Malkovich is to me one of the best actors around right now-and a lot of fun to work with. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I really loved Twin Peaks. When I saw the two-hour pilot, they screened it in the big theatre. I said, I don't know what is going to happen. I'm in this and I don't understand it. This is never going to sell. Who's going to watch this thing?
I say what I feel. I try to be tactful, but I can't not say what I feel. I have a really big problem with that.
I think there's an anxiety in life where we automatically tend to look to the next thing or we're complaining about the past. Worrying is not going to make it happen or not happen. Life
I was a brat. It was crazy, I was very picky. In other words, I didn't take advantage of what was happening.
I was told once that I didn't play the Hollywood game, and that's why I wasn't a big star. What they meant when was that I don't go to parties, and when I go to an audition and I don't like the script, they know it.
I'm contemplating moving to London for a period of time. I've been in Los Angeles for 15 years and I'm really tired of it. I'm continually uninspired by what's being sent to me. Even by huge films that they're doing there. They're just awful. Time
In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films and balance that with some independent films because they seem to be the most challenging and unique.
It's completely different to work with a woman that is my age, maybe younger. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
It's not sometimes realistic to think that something magical can happen, but I think I look for the magic.
I've always been drawn to Marilyn Monroe, but certain aspects of her story may be too sad to tell.
Jessica Lange in Frances... was dramatic and passionate and one of the strongest performances I've seen a woman do.
My mother's been married many, many times and grew up believing in love like that. It's remarkable. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
Now I know why guys like to hug girls. You guys just want to cop a feel. I can't believe that I've fallen for it all these years!
The difference between working with a man and a woman... is immense.
There is something at work that's bigger than us. It's about having a trust in life and being at peace that things are happening the way they should. You do what you do as well as you can do it, and then you don't worry or agonize about the outcome. Life ;Trust ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Twin Peaks was special because it was so groundbreaking. In the early '90s it really changed television a lot. A bunch of weird shows, like Northern Exposure, came on after that.
We all have sadness in our life and things that we can draw upon. Life
When I read the script, I was like, Hello, woman in a box. I had to explore that to the end.
Women do feel like they're in a box. Society, Hollywood, some men-they want to wrap women up in a neat little package. Society ;Women
You say a line and you wait for them to laugh, then you say another line and you wait... It felt weird to me. But it's interesting and the energy is almost like theatre, I suppose, with all the people there.

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