Constance Zimmer

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  • Constance Zimmer: (when asked about her return as Dana Gordon to Entourage) Well, it's funny, because I haven't been able to tell anyone. But now I can. Yes, I am coming back this season. With a vengeance! I get the upper hand [with Ari], which is fantastic, because I haven't had it yet.

  • Constance Zimmer: (discussing a woman for president) Well, maybe there would be a little more sensitivity in the world. Maybe some decisions would be made with a little bit more thought, because men don’t really think that hard.

  • Constance Zimmer: (discussing her Entourage character) I was fired and banished in the last season finale because I told Ari some secret information. I was very excited when they said I was coming back. Dana Gordon is a blessing in disguise. She's a character that people just love, and that makes me so happy.

  • Although David E. Kelley knew Constance from her audition for Boston Public, he didn't create the Claire Simms character with her in mind, so she has been able to bring her personal traits into the role. Constance Zimmer: All I got was that this was a tough broad from New York, sarcastic and dry. I laugh about that all the time. Apparently, I'm really good at playing that, but I think I couldn't be farther from that in real life. Maybe because I'm not that, you can see her softer side come through.

  • Constance Zimmer: (discussing her role as Claire Simms) I was very, very nervous because of the caliber of the actors and also because of David E. Kelley being the creator. The highest compliment people have given me is that I seem like I've been there from the start; you never want to look awkward among others who are so comfortable in what they do.

  • Constance Zimmer: (discussing Boston Legal) [David Kelley} blows my mind. It's very exciting to read the scripts because he has his finger on the pulse of whatever everyone's talking about in the news and at the water cooler. I've learned almost as much as you can learn listening to National Public Radio since I've been on this show.

  • Constance Zimmer: (in a February 2006 interview for TV Guide regarding In Justice) The pilot was really well written. I thought it was different from the other procedurals on the air - getting people out of jail as opposed to putting them in. It's a part of the judicial system that a lot of people aren't aware of, sad to say. I wasn't aware of how many people are in jail who shouldn't be, so that was shocking to me. As an actor, I like to do work that makes people aware in general, whether it's of something as specific as the judicial system or...

  • When asked by Matt Webb Mitovich (TV Guide) which of her guest-starring appearances has been most memorable, she replied: Constance Zimmer: Seinfeld is definitely up there because I was such a huge fan and it was the last season of the show - I really got in right under the wire. Mind you, I only had two lines!

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  • Constance and daughter, Colette Zoe, attended the "A Time for Heroes Celebrity Carnival" on June 8, 2008. The event was held at the Wadsworth Theater in Los Angeles and benefited the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

  • Constance has joined the cast to co-star in NBC's multicamera comedy pilot, The Man of Your Dreams, which centers on Larry, a womanizer who uses his expertise to help romantically challenged women. She will play Larry's sister Liza, a smart, hardworking divorcee who is raising her teen-aged daughter while running a wedding-planning business.

  • Constance and Russ Lamoureux welcomed their baby girl, Colette Zoe Lamoureux, on January 5, 2008. Collette weighed 8 lbs. 10 oz. and was born at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California.

  • On December 20, 2007, Constance was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild award in the "Ensemble in a drama series" category for her performance on Boston Legal.

  • Constance made an appearance at the 17th annual Environmental Media Awards (October 24, 2007), an event to honor the television shows, films and musicians who use their art to showcase eco issues.

  • Constance was in the audience at the Petro Zillia ready-to-wear show at Mercedes-Benz LA Fashion Week Spring 2008: Runway (October 18, 2007).

  • On October 9, 2007, it was announced that Constance will be part of the "Every Baby Has a Story" tour, a new grassroots and integrated media project celebrating babies who are born healthy as well as those who need help to survive and to thrive, which is promoted by the March of Dimes.

  • It was announced June 13, 2007, that Constance will not be returning to Boston Legal in her role as Claire Simms.

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