I don't know why people see the things that they do. I wouldn't pay to see them, they don't touch me or move me in any way.
Sherilyn Fenn, quoted in "Sherilyn and Sherilyn Alike", by Dale Brasel. Detour (USA). May 1995. p.46-50.
The world has certain rules — Hollywood has certain rules — but it doesn't mean you have to play by them, and I don't, or I'd be a miserable person.Sherilyn Fenn
I see people giving me looks because I'm so opinionated. That hurts my feelings, but at the end of the day I have to live with me and respect myself. And I've done enough things in my life where I was confused and didn't respect myself that I will not do it any more.Sherilyn Fenn
The studios have their list of five actresses and whether they’re right or wrong for a role doesn’t matter. It’s how much money their last movie made.Sherilyn Fenn
They’ve offered me every variation on Audrey Horne, none of which were as good or as much fun.Sherilyn Fenn
I like taking risks and I decided to put every bit of me into the role.Sherilyn Fenn
People who think they know me would be surprised that my whole life doesn't revolve around sex.Sherilyn Fenn
Playing Elizabeth Taylor was probably the hardest job I’ve ever done.Sherilyn Fenn
Boxing Helena was something that I think was pretty cool, but people judged it without even having seen it. It’s not perfect, but I think for the story that we were trying to tell, it turned out pretty good. What it signified was really powerful to me: how society puts us in boxes one way or another.Sherilyn Fenn
She’s got a brain and all the right emotional instincts, and that’s a great combination.Sherilyn Fenn
One of the keys to understanding Fenn is that when she talks about the characters she plays she's really talking about herself.Sherilyn Fenn
A lot of the sentiment that acting should be about an art form rather than mass entertainment and celebrity is at the core of Fenn’s attitude to the business.Sherilyn Fenn
She's a mysterious girl and I think that actresses like her who have a mystery — where there's something hiding beneath the surface — are the really interesting ones.Sherilyn Fenn
With Sherilyn Fenn, Twin Peaks came on and effortlessly destroyed every other show’s sexuality.Sherilyn Fenn
Director Kevin Connor and I arranged a lunch, not an audition. We knew 10 minutes into our meeting that Sherilyn was it. She has the same striking beauty, and because of that she's experienced some of the things in life and in this business that make Elizabeth such a fascinating person.Sherilyn Fenn