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Jordana Brewster

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Jordana BrewsterJordana Brewster (born April 26, 1980) is a Brazilian-American actress. She began her acting career in her late teens, with a 1995 episode of the soap opera All My Children. She followed that appearance with the recurring role as Nikki Munson in As the World Turns, for which Brewster was nominated for Outstanding Teen Performer at the 1997 Soap Opera Digest Award. She was later cast as Delilah Profitt, one of the main characters in her first feature film, Robert Rodriguez’s 1998 horror science fiction The Faculty. She also landed a starring role in a 1999 NBC television miniseries entitled The 60s.

1. WOMEN ALWAYS WANT TO BE WHAT THEY’RE NOT: IF YOU’RE THE PRETTY GIRL, YOU WANT TO BE THE QUIRKY GIRL. IF YOU’RE THE SMART GIRL, YOU WANT TO BE THE PRETTY GIRL.

2. I LIKE HAVING A ROUTINE, BECAUSE EVERYTHING ELSE… IS SO UNPREDICTABLE.

3. PARKING IS A NIGHTMARE FOR ME… I STILL HAVE SENSORS ON MY CAR THAT HELP ME PARK.

4. I LIKE ACTION MORE THAN ANYTHING TOUCHY-FEELY.

5. AT SCHOOL, I BASICALLY WEAR ONE PAIR OF JEANS AND SNEAKERS FOR MONTHS ON END.

6. I HAD TO TAKE DRIVING LESSONS IN NEW YORK, WHICH WERE REALLY WEIRD BECAUSE IT’S NOT THE SAFEST THING IN THE WORLD.

7. I THINK ESCAPISM IS REALLY IMPORTANT.

8. I WORK OUT WITH A TRAINER FIVE DAYS A WEEK.

9. OSCAR NIGHT IS A RIDICULOUS NIGHT WHERE YOU GO TO THESE PARTIES AND YOU SEE EVERYONE THAT YOU’VE EVER WANTED TO WORK WITH AND ADMIRE.

10. I’M SAYING MY ROSARY EVERY DAY.

11. I THINK THE PLAY ON WORDS FOR ‘PUNKY’ BREWSTER HAS DEFINITELY PLAYED ITSELF OUT.

12. I LOVE WORKING OUT, BUT I NEED MY BRAIN TO BE SOMEPLACE ELSE AS MY BODY DOES THE WORK.

13. I FEEL LIKE DIRECTING IS AN INNATE TALENT.

14. I MOVED TO NEW YORK WHEN I WAS 10, FROM RIO DE JANEIRO. SO THERE WAS NO NEED FOR DRIVING: I TOOK THE SUBWAY, CABS AND THE BUS.

15.I ALREADY HAVE A PRODUCTION COMPANY CALLED J SQUARED AND WE’RE WORKING ON TWO PROJECTS.

16. WHEN I DO MY OWN MAKEUP, I KEEP THINGS PRETTY SIMPLE.

17. PEOPLE SPEND SO MUCH TIME IN THEIR CARS, AND IT’S A LEGAL WAY TO HAVE FUN BY SPEEDING A LITTLE BIT OR TESTING YOURSELF A LITTLE BIT, AND YOU GET TO INVEST IN YOUR CAR. FOR SOME PEOPLE, IT BECOMES THEIR BABY.

18. WHEN I WAS REALLY YOUNG. MY SISTER AND I WOULD CREATE DIFFERENT CHARACTERS WITH OUR BARBIE DOLLS – I’D BE THE CRAZY DIVA BARBIE AND SHE’D BE THE HOMELESS BARBIE.

19. MY DREAM CAR WOULD BE A MASERATI. THAT WOULD BE AMAZING.

20. I MISS THE ANONYMITY THAT COMES WITH NEW YORK BECAUSE EVERYONE AROUND YOU IS SO IMMERSED IN THEIR OWN JOURNEY.

21. I THINK THAT UNLESS YOU GREW UP IN NEW YORK OR CHICAGO OR LOS ANGELES, YOU’RE SHELTERED.

22. EVEN NOW THAT I’M MARRIED AND 28, MY ROOM’S STILL INTACT THE WAY IT WAS WHEN I WENT TO HIGH SCHOOL.

23. I MEDITATE, WHICH I REALLY LIKE. JUST 20 MINUTES TWICE A DAY AND THAT REALLY HELPS.

24. I WILL NOT GO ON A BLIND DATE.

25. I’D LOVE TO BE A BOND GIRL. I MEAN, IF YOU’RE GOING TO BE STEREOTYPED, THERE ARE WORSE THINGS TO BE STEREOTYPED AS.

26. WELL, I WAS LUCKY IN THAT MY BEING AN ACTRESS TOTALLY OVERSHADOWED MY HAVING SOME KIND OF A… LEGACY AT YALE, SO THAT WAS KIND OF GREAT.

27. THE OCEAN IS 20 MINUTES AWAY. NATURE SURROUNDS ME 24/7. I WAKE UP TO THE SOUNDS OF BIRDS CHIRPING. I ALSO LOVE THAT I CAN GO OUT TO DINNER IN JEANS AND FLIP-FLOPS.

28. ALSO, WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT A SHOW THAT YOU USED TO WATCH AS A KID OR AS A TEENAGER, YOU LOOK AT IT THROUGH SORT OF ROSE COLORED GLASSES WHEN YOU REMEMBER IT.

29. THERE WAS ONE DAY WHEN I JUST DIDN’T FEEL LIKE I COULD DO WEIGHT TRAINING AFTER MY CARDIO, SO I DIDN’T. YOU DO HAVE TO KNOW WHEN TO STOP, OR YOU CAN HURT YOURSELF.

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