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Lily Rabe

Lily Rabe

Birthday: 29 June 1982, New York, New York, USA
Height: 173 cm

Lily Rabe was born on June 29, 1982 in New York, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for American Horror Story (2011), All Good Things (2010) and No Reservations (2007).

Lily Rabe
No, I'm not feminist. I'm not, not a feminist. No, I'm not feminist. I'm not, not a feminist.
So, for the most part, I really like when I read a scene that scares me and makes me sweat a little Show more So, for the most part, I really like when I read a scene that scares me and makes me sweat a little bit, thinking about doing it. That's usually a good sign to me. Hide
When I was teeny tiny, I definitely had a voice that didn't quite match the way I looked at five. When I was teeny tiny, I definitely had a voice that didn't quite match the way I looked at five.
One of my mother's friends said to me, 'Your ex-boyfriends didn't stand a chance with you and your m Show more One of my mother's friends said to me, 'Your ex-boyfriends didn't stand a chance with you and your mother.' And I think I probably was unfair to them because she was the first person and the last person I called about every single thing. Sorry, ex-boyfriends. Hide
Listen, a cable series is a beautiful thing because there's such amazing writing happening on televi Show more Listen, a cable series is a beautiful thing because there's such amazing writing happening on television, and it's a schedule that allows you to do a play or two. There's a reason everybody wants that job! Hide
I think every script I read has something that sends me into a state of panic but that usually makes Show more I think every script I read has something that sends me into a state of panic but that usually makes me want to do it. Hide
I did have wonderful things to draw from, from my own experience and also just from friends and peop Show more I did have wonderful things to draw from, from my own experience and also just from friends and people I'd gone to school with who were very much immersed in this world right now. Hide
Truthfully, I don't know how those special effects people do it. Truthfully, I don't know how those special effects people do it.
It's sort of scary to work with your parents when you're in the same business. But there was somethi Show more It's sort of scary to work with your parents when you're in the same business. But there was something so very safe about that. Acting with her was just like working with a wonderful actress who just happens to be my best friend and also my mother. Hide
I will say that I've been lucky enough never to have to do a job I didn't want to do, or a play I wa Show more I will say that I've been lucky enough never to have to do a job I didn't want to do, or a play I wasn't in love with. Hide
When I was in high school and college, my other real focus was, actually, fiction writing. So in col Show more When I was in high school and college, my other real focus was, actually, fiction writing. So in college, I had done all these seminars with these various writers-in-residence. Hide
To be working in the theater steadily and to be recognized and appreciated by the community means th Show more To be working in the theater steadily and to be recognized and appreciated by the community means the world. Hide
Lily's birth was announced in the Milestones column of the Time Magazine Issue dated July 12th 1982 Show more Lily's birth was announced in the Milestones column of the Time Magazine Issue dated July 12th 1982 she weighed 3.572100 Kilos or 7 lbs 14 oz at birth on June 29th 1982 in New York City Hide
I had never done a 90-minute play with no intermission, so it is a bit like you get onto the train a Show more I had never done a 90-minute play with no intermission, so it is a bit like you get onto the train and you don't get off until it's over - and it's over very quickly, so don't miss a moment of it. That experience is very rare and specific so don't miss a minute, because there aren't very many minutes of it. Hide
As someone who's been doing a lot of classical theater recently, I loved the idea of getting to run Show more As someone who's been doing a lot of classical theater recently, I loved the idea of getting to run around in Steven Alan, and not be in a corset and a wig, and not have a dialect, and get to be in a 90-minute play with no intermission, and get to do real comedy. Hide
For a long time I was cautious of working with my parents because I wanted to feel separate from the Show more For a long time I was cautious of working with my parents because I wanted to feel separate from them in the community. Now there's no more wasting time. Hide
I'm starting to watch Breaking Bad (2008) and my mind is being blown. It's just beyond, beyond, beyo Show more I'm starting to watch Breaking Bad (2008) and my mind is being blown. It's just beyond, beyond, beyond. Bryan Cranston is one of those actors who doesn't shy away from ugliness, the truth, honesty. He's never making a choice where you feel, 'Oh, he's trying to be liked in some way.' And that is always the thing I want to watch. Hide
You want to feel like people are hiring you because they want to work with you, not because of who y Show more You want to feel like people are hiring you because they want to work with you, not because of who your parents are. Hide
I know it's such a boring interview sometimes with us at 'American Horror Story', but I just can't s Show more I know it's such a boring interview sometimes with us at 'American Horror Story', but I just can't say a word. I would certainly love to be back, that's for sure. It's such a great job. Hide
I can't actually think of a job where I was relaxed the whole time. I don't think I would want to do Show more I can't actually think of a job where I was relaxed the whole time. I don't think I would want to do that job. When I break into a cold sweat when I'm reading, I think, 'Oh good. That's what's supposed to be happening.' Hide
Before I ever start a job that I'm really excited about, I usually have some sleepless nights or wee Show more Before I ever start a job that I'm really excited about, I usually have some sleepless nights or weeks or months. But that anticipation for a person like me... I don't do so well with a lot of time off. Hide
The only thing that matters is the theater! The only thing that matters is the theater!
Mark Conseulos is so amazing. Mark Conseulos is so amazing.
Being a part of the theater community has been important to me from the time I was a child, through Show more Being a part of the theater community has been important to me from the time I was a child, through my parents. Hide
It's very hard when you're doing a new play that you believe in, and you want to tell the story in t Show more It's very hard when you're doing a new play that you believe in, and you want to tell the story in the best way possible. Hide
All I really want to do is someday be in a western. If I could be on a horse with a rifle, I would b Show more All I really want to do is someday be in a western. If I could be on a horse with a rifle, I would be a really happy camper. Hide
I am my parents' daughter, and I always want to be. But I first wanted to make sure that I was stand Show more I am my parents' daughter, and I always want to be. But I first wanted to make sure that I was standing on my own two feet. Hide
The focus of our family life was homework and what was for dinner; getting to ballet rehearsal and g Show more The focus of our family life was homework and what was for dinner; getting to ballet rehearsal and getting my brother to soccer. Hide
Lily Rabe's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (38)
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