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Leatrice Joy

Actor

“After you have had an acting career, it’s real life that seems like play acting and acting becomes the thing that’s vital. It’s so exhilarating. You spend so much of your time being somebody else that you don’t have time to get tired of yourself. That’s one of the things I missed most about being out of the business. Honestly, I used to look in my mirror and say, ‘Are you still around?’ I… Read more
“After you have had an acting career, it’s real life that seems like play acting and acting becomes the thing that’s vital. It’s so exhilarating. You spend so much of your time being somebody else that you don’t have time to get tired of yourself. That’s one of the things I missed most about being out of the business. Honestly, I used to look in my mirror and say, ‘Are you still around?’ I couldn’t get used to always being myself.” Read less