Michelle Pfeiffer

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  • Michelle Pfeiffer (On actress Brittany Snow, who played her teen daughter in the 2007 film "Hairspray"): I absolutely loved working with her, and I grew so fond of her that I wanted to stick her in my suitcase and take her home with me. She is just darling.

  • Michelle Pfeiffer: I was considered the black sheep of the family, Neighbors didn't want their kids playing with me.

  • Michelle Pfeiffer: I'm afraid to be alone, I'm afraid not to be alone. I'm afraid of what I am, what I'm not, what I might become, what I might never become. I don't want to stay at my job for the rest of my life, but I'm afraid to leave. And I'm just tired, you know? I'm just so tired of being afraid.

  • Michelle Pfeiffer: I'm a perfectionist, so I can drive myself mad - and other people, too. At the same time, I think that's one of the reasons I'm successful. Because I really care about what I do.

  • Michelle Pfeiffer: Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kid's therapy.

  • Michelle Pfeiffer: I used to smoke two packs a day and I just hate being a nonsmoker...but I will never consider myself a nonsmoker because I always find smokers the most interesting people at the table.

  • Michelle Pfeiffer: For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it.

  • Michelle Pfeiffer: I don't believe men want women to have grotesque plastic surgery or be undernourished and bony. All the plastic surgery in the world can't stop you getting older.

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  • Michelle was considered for the lead role of Donna in the 2008 film version of Mamma Mia, but in the end, the part was awarded to Meryl Streep.

  • Michelle once played Alice in Wonderland in Disneyland's Main Street Electrical Parade.

  • When Barbara Walters spoke of Michelle and Julia Roberts, she said that they are the most beautiful women she has ever interviewed.

  • Michelle has German, Dutch and Irish roots.

  • Michelle declined the part of Clarice Starling in The Silence of the Lambs and Sharon's Stone role from Basic Instinct.

  • In the movie The Prince of Egypt Michelle Pfeiffer does her own singing.

  • Michelle's son, John Henry, was circumcised by Southern California's Dr. Fred Kogen MD, at the actresses wish.

  • Michelle gained real attention from Hollywood when she starred in the famous film Scarface, with Al Pacino.

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