We were only allowed to watch Sesame Street and Mr. Rogers and 3-2-1 Contact!
— Rachael Leigh Cook
But my mother and father were married when my mom was 20 and my dad was 24.
I think I'm a million different faces.
But acting just sort of happened and I found that I loved it. It was such a challenge.
People always give me styling products and stuff.
Josie needed more of a personality than what the cartoon had to offer.
I'm not small, I'm space-efficient.
Sometimes I say things that I can't believe came out of my mouth. Or I won't mean something and it will come out completely nonsensical.
I want to try everything.
You can grow apart from people very quickly.
I was very involved with school by the time I was 15 and wasn't working much as a model.
When something is troubling me, people know about it.
You know, we have to take these characters - who, granted, have their separate personalities but, on a lot of levels, are pretty two-dimensional - and make them into people with flaws, with insecurities.
They're not poodles, they're art.
Yeah, I definitely want to find that right person and fall in love and have kids someday.
You wouldn't recognize me from one project to the next.
When I came into the business, things changed a lot, and my life was in a real state of flux.
I have no interest whatsoever in being a high-fashion model, nor is it possible.
I have two cats at home in Minnesota with my family. Beau and Skippy.
I didn't want to start acting like a cartoon.
If this whole acting thing doesn't work out, I'll just get a talk show.