Carla Gugino (born August 29, 1971) is an American actress.
She is well known for her roles as Ingrid Cortez in the Spy Kids film trilogy, Dr. Vera Gorski in Sucker Punch, Lucille in Sin City, Amanda Daniels in seasons 3, 5 and 7 of Entourage, Sally Jupiter in Watchmen and as the lead characters of the television series Karen Sisco and Threshold. Her feature film work includes starring roles in Son in Law, Night at the Museum, Race to Witch Mountain, American Gangster, and Mr. Popper’s Penguins. Gugino had a lead role in the 2012 mini-series, Political Animals.
1. WHEN A SPORTS MOVIE REALLY WORKS, IT GETS YOU ON ALL LEVELS, BECAUSE THE STAKES ARE HIGH. IT’S BLACK AND WHITE. IT’S WIN OR LOSE.
2. I’VE JOKED THAT I WOULD HAVE EITHER BECOME SCHIZOPHRENIC OR AN ACTRESS, BUT AS AN ACTRESS YOU CAN DO BOTH.
3. MY FATHER AND MY MOTHER SEPARATED WHEN I WAS TWO.
4. I THINK YOU ALWAYS HAVE TO GO AS AN ARTIST WITH INSTINCT, I REALLY DO.
5. I THINK I’M ALWAYS TRYING TO SUBVERT CONVENTIONS, AND SOMETIMES IT’S MORE SUCCESSFUL THAN OTHERS.
6. I KIND OF KNEW IT WASN’T GOING TO BE UNTIL MY 30S THAT I REALLY HIT MY STRIDE AS AN ACTOR.
7. FOR ME, I NEVER, NEVER, FROM THE MOMENT I STARTED ACTING, HAD A DESIRE TO BE FAMOUS.
8. I’LL ALWAYS TAKE AN ARTISTIC ENDEAVOR OVER A CAREER MOVE.
9. IT’S NOT OFTEN THAT THE IDEA OF CONTINUING SOMETHING FOR A POTENTIALLY LONG PERIOD OF TIME SOUNDS EXCITING TO ME, BECAUSE I REALLY AM A GYPSY BY NATURE.
10. I’M A SENSUALIST. MY TWO MAIN INDULGENCES ARE DARK CHOCOLATE AND MASSAGES.
11. MY FAVORITE THING IS TO HAVE A BIG DINNER WITH FRIENDS AND TALK ABOUT LIFE.
12. YOU KNOW, I USED TO BE MADE FUN OF AS A KID FOR BEING REALLY ARTICULATE; IT WAS SORT OF LIKE A STRANGE THING.
13. YEAH, I GUESS I’M NOT A PARTICULARLY RELIGIOUS PERSON, BUT I DO REALLY BELIEVE STRONGLY THAT WE ALL NEED TO BELIEVE IN SOMETHING, AND THAT’S VERY PERSONAL TO EACH ONE OF US.
14. I GUESS I’VE ALWAYS BEEN REALLY ATTRACTED TO PERIOD PIECES AND ALWAYS FELT VISUALLY I WAS PROBABLY MORE MADE FOR THE ’50S OR THE EARLY ’60S THAN I AM FOR A MODERN DAY.