She really cared about equality and helping out the little guy. She never wanted to act rich and famous. She said you do this kind of work because you want to reach people.
But then in the last day, I happened to be with her two hours before Gerry got there and a lot of the talk was about Gerry and it just happened.
The minute Gerry came in he went, 'Darling, darling darling,' and they kissed each other all over. And they were like two 18 year olds. And then I just started the light invocation and went from there and then at a certain moment, I saw her look at me sort of, like, well, you can go now Sally.
Lately they do this new thing. They ask anything.
A lot of my joy this year has been to give away awards to young people, no matter of race, creed or color, because they were a terrific violinist or a terrific dancer.
My point is that, over the years, I've taught five thousand people acting and lately I have a lot of energy on these kids, having the same break I had as a high school girl.
Everyone should have a moment with Ron Howard in their life to give you faith in our industry.
Probably what my comment meant was that I don't care about the circumstances if I can tell the truth.
I had art as a major, along with English, French and History. I had dance, modern dance. In English I was allowed to write my own poetry, which I eventually got published.
I'm on Governor Gray Davis' California Alliance Towards Education to bring the arts back to high schools.
With my ministry of light, part of what I do is work on the California Alliance For Arts Education.
I had no idea that he was going to write that, but I've always believed that insecurity was what would keep you always in your innocence, no matter what the business did.
In the case of Marilyn and John Kennedy, I think they did affect change.
I suppose if I wanted to be the girl next door, I could have been. I think America is confused by someone who appears to be sexual and spiritual at the same time.
When I was growing up watching Marilyn Monroe, I learned that you can be very beautiful, very glamorous and very vulnerable and not give up your soul just because you were a movie star.