And though she’s admitted in the past that she gets tired of hearing this line so often, make no mistake: Coolidge is grateful for her contribution. Legit Blonde—And she took on many of the roles she had over the years, including roles in American Cakes, The best in the showand HBO series White Lotusfor which she earned her first Emmy nomination.
“The first most frustrating lesson I learned on set was when I went to work Legit Blondeand there’s an actor – a TV actor I’ve seen on TV, a funny guy – and he’s a valet [for the studio]. And I remember thinking, we have to be grateful,” she said Limit line. “I was thinking, I can make this movie here, and then it can go back to waitressing. Nothing is written in stone.”
She continued, “So I remember thinking it was a privilege to get this job. I thought, God, you really have to be grateful in this business. It’s been a rollercoaster ride of being an actor and we have to be thrilled to get these jobs, because sometimes they don’t come back for a long time. Or never.”