Catherine Zeta Jones is opening up about its illustrious Hollywood career and the roles in which she has been “pigeonholed”.
In an interview with Sunday life, the 51-year-old Prodigal son star commented that “there has always been a kind of beauty aspect” in her career.
“I was typecast for so many years as a musical comedy actress,” Zeta-Jones said.
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“I always wanted to be chosen for one of Helena Bonham Carterroles in those period dramas. I dreamed about it, but it never really occurred to me. I think it was too Welsh! “
When asked if she feels the pressure to be known as beautiful, the Welsh-born actress said she would “never consider” herself to be “a great beauty”, although her mother always told her to “do your best”. herself. .
“When I read a script and the character description has the prefix ‘beautiful, dazzling, beautiful,’ it is always intimidating,” said the Chicago Star told the publication.
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“For many years I have avoided pretty roles, hoping that they will play much more developed, lifelike characters with all kinds of warts. There are some interesting roles for women and it is getting better for women. A certain age.”
Although beauty may be a factor in the roles of this High Fidelity star, who, when marrying actor Michael Douglas in 2000, became part of the late actor Kirk douglas‘A lister dynasty, Zeta-Jones’ career comes from blood, sweat and tears.
“I was raised going to London, standing in the cold to audition, getting turned away, turning the corner and lining up again,” Zeta-Jones said.
“You are hardened by rejection; it takes a certain type of person to be able to cope with it at a very young age.”
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