The glamorous Marlene Dietrich one night came straight from the set from "Kismet" covered in gold paint [late 1943]. I had never seen two thousand men screaming in a state of near mass hysteria. Marlene was one of the most generous in the amount of time she spent at the Hollywood Canteen [during World War II]. Bette Davis in her autobiography "This 'N That" (1987)
Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there. Meryl Streep