At an age when most actresses are being phased out, I am being phased in - with a vengeance.
Happy Birthday Candice Bergen! She caused a huge controversy simply by portraying a woman having a baby by herself on her show Murphy Brown. Thanks for breaking down walls!
Woman of the Day: Candice Bergen, she is an American actress and former fashion model. She is known for starring in two TV series, as the title character on the situation comedy Murphy Brown (1988–1998), for which she won five Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards; and as Shirley Schmidt on the comedy-drama Boston Legal (2004–2008), for which she was nominated for two Emmys, a Golden Globe, and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
I didn’t have a financial need, and I wasn’t very gifted at relationships. I probably was more like what we think of boys as being: hard to pin down and wary of commitment.
A woman has got to love a bad [person] once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one.
Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement, it’s rather frightening and threatening to have others ascribe such importance to something you know you’re just renting for a while.
I like houses to be cozy, comfortable and personal. Not cluttered, but filled with interesting objects and toys and as many jokes as I can get away with.
It takes a long time to become a person.
The most important thing in life is your family. There are days you love them, and others you don’t. But, in the end, they’re the people you always come home to. Sometimes it’s the family you’re born into and sometimes it’s the one you make for yourself.
I used to believe that marriage would diminish me, reduce my options. That you had to be someone less to live with someone else when, of course, you have to be someone more.