Rachael Leigh Cook
You wouldn’t recognize me from one project to the next.
When something is troubling me, people know about it.
You can grow apart from people very quickly.
We were only allowed to watch Sesame Street and Mr. Rogers and 3-2-1 Contact!
When I came into the business, things changed a lot, and my life was in a real state of flux.
Josie needed more of a personality than what the cartoon had to offer.
People always give me styling products and stuff.
I have two cats at home in Minnesota with my family. Beau and Skippy.
I think I’m a million different faces.
I want to try everything.
I didn’t want to start acting like a cartoon.
I have no interest whatsoever in being a high-fashion model, nor is it possible.
But acting just sort of happened and I found that I loved it. It was such a challenge.
But my mother and father were married when my mom was 20 and my dad was 24.
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.