Rachel Griffiths, Emmy-nominated supporting actress for her portrayal of Sarah Whedon on ABC’s “Brothers and Sisters.”
Last book I bought:
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J.K. Rowling
Book I’m reading:
“52 Weeks in the California Garden” by Robert Smaus
Total number of books I own:
Hundreds, with my husband…thousands
Three books that mean a lot to me:
“Playing Shakespeare” by John Barton
“Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor E. Frankl
“The Adventure Series” by Enid Blyton
Last film I saw:
“Hairspray,” directed by Adam Shankman
Three films that mean a lot to me:
“Scenes from a Marriage,” directed by Ingmar Bergman — Liv Ullmann’s performance remains my bench mark of being human on film.
“Blazing Saddles,” directed by Mel Brooks — The best time I ever had with my dad.
Michael Apted’s “7 Up” series — Now that I am a mum, it resonates even more powerfully.
Last CD I bought:
My husband buys them, I just listen to NPR.
Song currently playing:
The monotonous heartbreaking and compelling song of a nation trying to find its way out of Iraq.
Songs that mean a lot to me:
“Four Seasons in One Day,” Crowded House
“Space Oddity,” David Bowie
“Wish You Were Here,” Pink Floyd
Our beach house in Australia
Decorator porn….particularly the imported hardcore stuff…Italian Vogue Casa, ect.
Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
J. K. Rowling, John McCain, Marc Newson, Michael Mann, Christiane Amanpour