Information | Quotes From Agnes

Being On A Soap Opera...
"Being on a soap made me grow up fast. I never got a chance to be a teenager."

Blue Car Interview
"Itís crazy to be beautiful, and itís beautiful to be crazy."

Her Parent's Divorce...
"In interviews, on the set, talking to people, Iíll just start talking about my parentsí divorce, and go on and on. My momís always like, ĎYou donít have to be that honest. You have to be more fake.í You see some of these actors, they have a permanent smile on their face. How can they do that? It really fascinates me."

On The 'Blue Car' Sex Scene...
"Some sex scenes turn people on, but the one between Meg and Mr. Auster [David Strathairn] is really uncomfortable. It makes you close your eyes when youíre watching it, Thatís so much more real as far as what theyíre going through."

Where you'll find her - On The Dancefloor...
"Anytime I'm at a club or a party. I'm dancing from beginning to end-I don't even think about the bar."

Another Place you'll find her - In Bed...
"I like to sleep alot. I mean I really like to sleep."

On Her Roles...
"I get alot of dark scripts now. I don't wanna be stuck doing movies like American Pie. For someone my age once you get started doing them, it's hard to get out."

Best Advice a Co-Star Has Given...
After he got into an argument with Murder By Numbers Director, Michael Pitt told me"Agnes, never comprimise with people. Never!" [Laughs] "I don't know if that is the best advice."

'Blue Car' Character Devolopment...
"It was pretty easy because, at the time I was kind of going through the same situation- my parents had recently seperated. So I had many real experiences to draw from."

Which Actresses Do You Look Up To...
"Julia Roberts, Natalie Portman, Julia Stiles, Christina Ricci, Angelina Jolie-so many inspire me. But I want to create a new road for myself instead of following in someone else's footsteps."

On Her Name...
"Everyone loves Agnes. It's not a usual name"

On Murder By Numbers' Plot...
"The movie shows what outcasts think, and why they do what they do - why they might even shoot people."

On The Look of Meg for 'Blue Car'...
"...when the makeup lady tried to cover up one pimple I had [Moncrieff] said, 'No, take the makeup off.'"

On Her Character In 'The Bold and the Beautiful'...
"I looked like a gap model living on the streets."

'Blonde Bombshell' Scripts...
"I don't like reading scripts where the blonde bombshell is a cheerleader and gets every guy...as soon as I get to page 5 I have to throw them away."

Hollywood Perfection...
"Its so important for girls to see movies where everyone is not so perfect."

On 'The Bold and the Beautiful'...
"It was a really good experience, and I learned everything I needed to, but it wasn't my cup of tea. About a year and a half into it I decieded I wanted to leave. "

On The Look of Meg for 'Blue Car'...
"They wanted an awkward girl, [The Producer] thought my breasts were too big so I wore sports bra. I didn't put any make up on, let every pimple show."

Being Turned Down...
"I've been turned down so many times in my career. Because I wasn't tall enought, short enough, old enough or young enough - so many different reasons. It was hard for a little while but then I adopted the attitude of, 'If you don't want to hire me, fine. Best of luck to you; I'm going to do something else."

The Gripe...
"There are alot of directors who like to talk around things, and its really annoying. If I'm not doing something correctly just come out and tell me. It saves alot of time."

Information | Quotes From Others

Karen Morcrieff (On Agnes' Blue Car audition)
"She had this vulnerability and fragiality that grabbed my heart"

Karen Morcrieff (On Agnes)
"Toward the end of filming I asked her where she saw herself down the road, and she said sort of unhesitantly 'Winning an Acedemy Award' Which I thought was so great, and I think she will. She doesn't want to be famous; she wants to do great work."

Unknown (On Agnes' Blue Car performance)
"[her performace] will be the envy of actresses twice her age."