It's like real life: We don't get a preview of what's coming up, thank God, and we don't build our own character from what we're going to be informed with in the future.
As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage.
If you choose to be Frankenstein with Botox and plastic surgery, you've bought your own private mask.
Marriage is an exercise in torture.
It's actually meditative to sit in a character for an extended period of time, realizing what your relationship is to who you're playing and then letting go, just being there.