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GEARING UP FOR GRACE & FRANKIE SEASON II

Posted on July 2, 2015, in My Blog, with 0 Comments

I feel much better going into this new season than I did last year and I’m very grateful that we got another go at it.

Last year I was new to episodic television (I say television even though Netflix is streaming, not TV– but still, the shooting of it is more or less the same). I’d been a guest star …

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STOPPING SHELL OIL

Posted on June 14, 2015, in My Blog, with 38 Comments

with First Nations Leader Melina Laboucan-Massimo and Rachel McAdams (Photo: Jason Van Bruggen)

I’ve been in Vancouver for 2 days where I joined with Greenpeace activists, First Nations peoples, parents, grandparents, professors, students at an amazing 6-hour ‘Toast The Coast’ rally on Jerricho Beach to celebrate the pristine beauty of the Northwest coastline and to stop Big Oil …

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CANNES PART 2 . . . ST TROPEZ, W MAGAZINE, AND “YOUTH”

Posted on May 26, 2015, in My Blog, with 20 Comments


The week in Cannes continued. I wanted to share this photo of what is called The “Cinéma de la Plage” (Cinema on the beach). Also part of the festival, the outdoor screenings feature Classic Cannes films and films Out of Competition. Looks like fun.


I had a long week planned in Cannes, but I was able to take a day …

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STILL GOING……CANNES 2015 Part 1

Posted on May 18, 2015, in My Blog, with 19 Comments

I could barely settle into the excitement of the Grace & Frankie Premiere on May 8th, before I was off to Cannes.
I attend the festival as a Brand Ambassador for Loreal, as I have for the past several years, but this year I also attend as an Actress with a film in competition. The Film by Paul Sorrentino is …

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GRACE AND FRANKIE NOW STREAMING

Posted on May 12, 2015, in My Blog, with 100 Comments

Ah the Netflix of it all! I got on a plane Friday morning to fly from New York to Los Angeles. Grace & Frankie had streamed that midnight. By the time I landed in L.A. and opened my cell phone, I had received texts and emails from friends and acquaintances saying things like “I’m on episode 6 and can’t stop,” …

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GRACE AND FRANKIE PREMIERS TOMORROW!

Posted on May 7, 2015, in My Blog, with 30 Comments

Only one more day until Grace and Frankie becomes available on NETFLIX! Netflix has truly changed the television landscape. It gives viewers the choice about when and how to watch their favorite programs, so you can watch anytime, on any device. And all episodes are available at once, so you can watch the whole first season of “Grace and

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COUNTDOWN TO GRACE AND FRANKIE PREMIERE!

Posted on May 6, 2015, in My Blog, with 2 Comments

I’m in New York with Lily for the final leg of our Grace & Frankie Promotion. We are beyond excited for all of you to finally see the show this Friday May 8th on NETFLIX. The entire 13 episode season which is a total of 6 and a half hours will be available on Friday so you will be able …

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AN ECLECTIC WEEK OF EXCITEMENT PLUS BOB REDFORD

Posted on April 29, 2015, in My Blog, with 8 Comments

It started in New York where I was honored at the Stoney Brook University gala. The annual gala raises scholarship money as well as funds for one of the university’s centers. In the past, for example, actor Alan Alda was honored and funds went to the science center where he is a visiting professor. This year funds went to the …

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A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF ME

Posted on April 15, 2015, in My Blog, with 15 Comments

With Marsha Mason at the L.A. Theatre Works 40th anniversary gala



This particular week began with rehearsals for a performance of a pivotal scene from the play, “Top Secret”, by Geoffrey Cowen about the Pentagon Papers. The cast included Stacy Keach and Holly Palance, Jack’s daughter. We were going to perform the scene at a fundraising gala celebrating the 40th

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