Elizabeth Perkins

Emmy-nominated supporting actress in 'Weeds'

Elizabeth Perkins, Emmy-nominated supporting actress who returns as Celia Hodes in tonight’s “Weeds” season premiere on Showtime.

Last book I bought:
“Skinny Dip” by Carl Hiaasen

Book I’m reading:
“The Year 1000: What Life Was Like at the Turn of the First Millennium: An Englishman’s World” by Robert Lacey and Danny Danziger

Total number of books I own:
500-ish

Three books that mean a lot to me:
“The Loved One” by Evelyn Waugh
“The Feminine in Fairytales” by Marie-Louise Von Franz
“Diving into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972” by Adrienne Rich

Last film I saw:
Daniel Mann’s “I’ll Cry Tomorrow,” starring Susan Hayward

Three films that mean a lot to me:
“McCabe & Mrs. Miller,” directed by Robert Altman
“The Heartbreak Kid,” directed by Elaine May
“Dreamchild,” directed by Gavin Millar

Last CD I bought:
“Either/Or,” Elliott Smith

Song currently playing:
“Cannonball,” by Damien Rice

Songs that mean a lot to me:
“Hejira,” Joni Mitchell
“Sullivan Street,” Counting Crows
“Brooklyn (Owes the Charmer Under Me),” Steely Dan

Favorite Drink:
Diet Coke, but only if it’s in that Big Gulp thing with major ice from 7-11

Favorite Charity:
All dog rescues, my daughter’s school, various friends who need money

Favorite Vacation:
Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts and Martha’s Vineyard

Favorite Vice:
Lengthy, great conversations and endless musings about the erratic state of the world

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Singer Connie Francis, Elton John, my husband cinematographer Julio Macat, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor

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