Actors are an insecure breed. It's hard to have your career depend upon other people's opinions of what you do.
I've dated the sweet mama's boy, the musician rocker, the struggling artist - basically a lot of people without jobs.
Animals, they are one of the most beautiful gifts we have and, you know, if there are people that have compassion, there are very few people that put their money into animal rescue organizations. And if there is someone that has that passion, animals need all the help they can get.
People on series are now given a lot more opportunities, sometimes more than film actors.