It is not easy to get parts in mainstream films for most people of color. Hollywood and British writers are not writing parts for us, or the directors are not interested in casting us in parts that are color-blind.
On first reading the script for `Lost`: "When I first got the premise, it was limited at best and dreadful at worst. People crashing on an island - how many possible permutations can you get out of that?" (Esquire, July 2007)
Older women know who they are, and that makes them more beautiful than younger ones. I like to see a face with some character. I want to see lines. I want to see wrinkles. (Esquire, July 2007)
I think we all had that as a concern. That monster there is like a producer`s dream, isn`t it? Any one of us could get bumped off at any time and we`re all aware of it. It keeps you on your toes. - on the potential short life-span of characters on "Lost"
A slice of hot, buttered toast is the perfect meal. It`s not too much and not too little, and it gives you just the right buzz. (Esquire, July 2007)
The older I get, the more I`m prepared to do things for the money - a reference to stereotypes of minorities in the movies