There is an authority to this character that I feel I have because I’ve been doing this a long time. There’s also an insecurity underneath that authority, and that’s something I’m very comfortable with. I don’t feel that secure, you know.
Mary Beth Peil discusses her character, Jackie Florrick:
I think she’s misunderstood. In order to play someone who is arguably the villain, you have to find reasons for why she does what she does. I totally understand and have good reasons to defend every choice she makes and everything that comes out of her mouth, partly because that’s my job and partly because that’s who Jackie is. She thinks she’s doing everything for the right reasons. Now, if I was Mary Beth watching the show and not playing Jackie, I’d think she’s up to no good.
In addition to playing Grams on Dawson’s Creek, she was also “a soprano, performing with the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Opera, and Boris Goldovsky’s company.” (Mary Beth Peil for the win!)
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