Rachel Ward — English Actress born on September 12, 1957,

Rachel Claire Ward, AM is an English-born Australian actress, columnist, film director, and screenwriter... (wikipedia)

I remember having to take detours around the Hollywood sign to avoid having to see this grotesque poster of myself on Sunset Boulevard.
Having done something like The Thorn Birds gives you enormous longevity. You can keep picking and choosing the roles for a bit longer.
All anything takes, really, is confidence.
When I wanted to be an actress, I never wanted really to be the kind of actress I became.
You're in a movie because you're appealing and because you represent the aspiration, the fantasy, the ideal.