"It’s no doubt changed my life. You have to understand, my life is I get up and I come from my life and I go onto a set and I become Maura, and I’m very grateful. But at the end of the day, you would think I took off my costume as a performer but you never take off Maura. That’s the beauty of what they have created here. Acting is personal and you act as if your life depends on it. (Maura’s) made me a better person, a better parent, a better citizen." Jeffrey Tambor discusses the impact his show Transparent, and his transgender character Maura Pfefferman, has had on his life.