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Published on May 26th, 2013 | by Yellow Magpie


Mary McDonnell Quotes: Battlestar Galactica’s President Roslin

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Here is Yellow Magpie’s pick of the very best Mary McDonnell quotes.

‘Actors are part of a certain percentage of people on this planet who have an emotional vocabulary as a primary experience. It’s as if their life is experienced emotionally and then that is translated intellectually or conceptually into the performance.’

‘Ron allowed us to see right away the private piece of a person about to become very public. I suspect we’re going to see more of her very private world – Laura’s private experience. I’m not sure yet how public she’s going to be about the actions she’s going to have to take.’

‘The Cylons are such a frightening concept – not knowing who is real. No way.’

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‘With BSG, sci-fi is the human experience taken beyond the envelope. When I first became involved with the project, I knew that I would be able to play a human being for many years, exploring and reflecting on issues that would impact people’s lives.’

‘I love the idea of a woman being able to discover the idea of power this way, on such a scale. And I don’t know about that, what it means – well, I guess I’d better, or my part’s in trouble.’

‘It’s phenomenally important to me that, if I’m going to be spending years on a project, I need to be interested in the whole thing. I’m not there to be on my own. And if I’m going to be with these people, I’d best be interested in their work.’

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