"I used to say, at the very beginning of the series, that it wasn’t going to stereotype me," she said in an interview. "Because I knew… I knew what was inside of me as an actor. I had a belief in myself as an actor and my ability to do things that actors do, to play different kinds of characters, and I just assumed that that would win out in the end.
"And it didn’t. And I think it has been shocking. But I think it was a bit of a conundrum to me for a while that, you know, that the public and the film-making community couldn’t see, you know, me beyond that character, and be willing to take a risk," Anderson said. [X]