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Archived: 25 Jan 2007 | Filed In Magazines & Newspapers
This Daughter of a Russian mother and Hungarian father isn't lacking in the looks department. In fact, 16-year-old Agnes Bruckner got her start in show business as a model.
But the Oregon native played ugly on purpose in the drama Blue Car, a hit from last year's Sundance, which opens in theaters May 2.
"They wanted an awkward girl," says the 11th-grader, who plays a lonely teen poet in love with her English teacher. "I let all my pimples show."
Big Goals "I don't want to be stuck doing silly teen comedies like 'American Pie'" adds Bruckner, who was a regular on the soap The Bold and the Beautiful, at the age of 11. "I've always been a drama queen."
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