These “role models” are horribly unrealistic, and actually alienate the female audiences they're meant to inspire: Of course, I get the point of characters like these.
It's funny, but I can't wear my own normal perfume when I'm playing a character." Out of the ordinary, sure, but inspiration is inspiration, and Tyler, who just turned 34, is finding exactly that in lots of places as she approaches her 18th year as an actress.
This movie helped me understand the intensity that others can have.
I feel like I understood that for the first time." Her background is so famously diverse it could be a movie itself.
Being a mother to an almost-first grader is another source of it, as are movies that challenge her.
The latest of those is "The Ledge," opening Friday, in which she plays Shauna, a fearful, confl icted woman whose intensely evangelical husband (Patrick Wilson) takes it upon himself to save a nonbelieving neighbor (Charlie Hunnam) who also happens to be Shauna's lover.