Quote: “I have to get used to the idea that I’m there, I wanna come back and look at all the other names. It’s a moment when you feel, 'Wow, I’m hopefully affecting some people out there’." Actress Julianna Margulies unveiled her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday morning (01May15).
Fact: Former E.R. star Julianna Margulies is to be honoured with the 2,550th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday (01May15).
Quote: "It had been written as a psychological thriller about what happens when you have too much of something - money is evil, greed, and these two people start going crazy - so I said yes! It was a big Warner Bros. picture. I was the lead with Gabriel Byrne. Then I got off the plane in Australia and the script had totally changed. Suddenly, I was in a really awful horror movie, and it was shocking." Actress Julianna Margulies on her experience filming Ghost Ship in 2001.
Quote: "When The Good Wife came to me, it came in such a backhanded compliment: 'Ashley Judd was offered this script, but she's turning it down. Now, I'm going to give it to you, but first, we're going to Helen Hunt. And if Helen Hunt passes, it's all yours.' I wanted to hate it, because you know, 'F**k you! You didn't want me to begin with...' But my agent said a great thing: 'No one will know when they watch this show that Helen Hunt was offered it before you.'" Julianna Margulies on coming to terms with the fact she wasn't the first choice to play Alicia Florrick in hit Tv drama The Good Wife.
Fact: A Celebrity Charades charity gala featuring Julianna Margulies, Chris Rock, Justin Long and Paul Rudd has been postponed due to the damage caused by superstorm Sandy. The LAByrinth Theater Company event was expected to take place in New York on Monday (05Nov12).
Quote: "I found out that Sam Jackson... had it in his contract that the snakes had to be within 25 feet (7.6 metres) of him; they could not come closer. He is so scared of snakes; he didn't wanna look at them, he didn't wanna see them or touch them... and I just piggy-backed on his contract, and said, 'Me too'. And so the two leads of the movie all about snakes... said they wouldn't go near them." Julianna Margulies on how she and Samuel L. Jackson steered clear of snakes on the set of cult 2006 film Snakes on a Plane.
Quote: "Television for little children is very dangerous because they become almost like robots. They sit there and they’re not interacting. I want him to be exposed to some of it because I don’t want him to be the one kid in the class who doesn’t know what everyone is talking about. Because that was me and I felt very deprived." Actress Julianna Margulies limits her four-year-old son Kiernan's exposure to television by only allowing him two hours of TV time at the weekend.
Quote: "I've been doing this a while... you feel like you waste time if you write it down, because when you lose you feel like such a loser, you have to actually throw the speech away. I don't write anything down anymore." Actress Julianna Margulies refuses to write acceptance speeches before award shows, because she insists it sets her up to fail. The star took home the award for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday (18Sep11) for her role in U.S. TV show The Good Wife.
Quote: "The last time I wore white was when I won the Emmy in 1995 for E.R. so I thought it was a good luck charm." Actress Julianna Margulies on the Armani Prive dress she chose to wear for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday (18Sep11). The star ultimately picked up the award for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series for her role in hit U.S. TV show The Good Wife.
Quote: "I really love my in-laws. And I'm so proud of how they raised their two sons. My husband and his brother are just remarkable, good human beings. And I really meant it." THE GOOD WIFE star Julianna Margulies on mentioning her in-laws during her Best Actress acceptance speech at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday (30Jan11).
Quote: "I try to watch myself onscreen. First time it’s alone. I sit with hands covering my face. It’s scary. I see every flaw. Fortunately, the small screen is easier on your looks than the big movie screen." Julianna Margulies hates watching herself in hit TV show THE GOOD WIFE.
Quote: "At dinner recently, a friend of mine went through the list of leading men I've kissed: Chris Noth, George Clooney, Pierce Brosnan, Aidan Quinn, Matthew MCConaughey... I realised I've been very lucky." Julianna Margulies' screen career has enabled her to smooch with Hollywood's hottest hunks.
Quote: "You want to be there for your husband, be there for your kids. But at the end of the day, if you put everyone in front of you, what happens to you?" Actress Julianna Margulies ensures she makes time for herself.
Quote: "I think that when you have gotten things out of your system, you are less tempted by distractions. My only temptations now are chocolate and martinis." THE GOOD WIFE actress Julianna Margulies vows not to cheat on her husband, lawyer KEITH LIEBERTHAL.
Fact: Julianna Margulies landed a very special gift for her son Kieran at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday - she took home her first gong on his second birthday (17Jan10).
Fact: ER star Julianna Margulies regularly does voiceover work for commercials for products including vodka, cars, Bayer aspirin and Pampers nappies.