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I had this crazy job, though, when I first got to Los Angeles... I answered this ad in the back of the newspaper to be a telephone psychic, and I did that for two days.

The fun is getting to wear multiple disguises and getting to explore multiple personalities and bring them to life. So a movie career definitely affords me that.

As the lead of a movie, you really set the tone off-camera as well, and that's a really big responsibility.

'Cause it's really hard, it's hard to be an actor.

Even in college I tended to get cast in the comedies more. It was what I liked doing.

I didn't want to go to college. I wanted to move to Los Angeles right out of high school.

I don't have real big aspirations to be a movie star. I would love to be on a long-running hit TV show. You end up playing a defining role.

I get really excited about jewelry.

I spent my whole adolescence, when you just want to be accepted, looking much younger than everyone else.

I went to a little liberal-arts college in Missouri called Truman State University.

I'm a believer in the parent first, friend second philosophy, and trying to find that balance.

I'm not one to air my dirty laundry for the whole world.

Sometimes doing a movie for a short period of time is better than committing eight months to a television show.

The Farrelly brothers make movies the way you imagine a movie set would be when you're a kid - fun all the time.

Tilda Swinton is a great example of a person who completely disappears into a role.

Well, I knew I wanted to be an actor, and I didn't necessarily need or want to be famous or a celebrity actor.

When I'm writing my blog, I think of myself at 13 years old, back in St. Louis, daydreaming about Hollywood.

I know so many amazing actors who don't get work... and then there are a bunch of real duds that work all the time. The industry is just not fair in that way.

I'm a very thoughtful, forward-thinking, planner kind of person. I love Excel spreadsheets and five-year-plans, and I love to review every year how my New Year's resolutions went.

Well, I don't know if this is true of everyone, but I have this relationship with my parents where, despite however mature or articulate or grown-up I think I've become, as soon as I go home, I turn into this petulant 13-year-old, especially with the tone of my voice.