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Julianne Moore Opens Up About Early Career Struggle: 'I Could Not Book A Movie'

Julianne Moore Opens Up About Early Career Struggle: 'I Could Not Book A Movie'

Scoring great roles wasn’t always easy for Julianne Moore – she struggled for years!

“I could not book a movie,” the 56-year-old actress told Alexander Payne during a panel at the Holland Performing Arts Center. “I was like, a movie career is not going to happen for me. Movies in the ’80s were, they were doing things in the ’80s like, what’s that one with Mel Gibson and Danny Glover? ‘Lethal Weapon.’ Those were the years, ’80s movies were like that.”

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“So I was not an ’80s movie person. I thought, well, I’m going to have a career in theater and maybe some television. Suddenly, independent film happened,” Julianne added. “It was like this whole world opened up. When those three movies came out at the same time, I went from being a TV actress to suddenly being a film actress.”

Pictured: Julianne wearing a Stella McCartney ensemble at the 2017 National Sawdust Spring Gala with Renee Fleming and Helena Christensen at Gotham Hall on Wednesday (May 3) in New York City.

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Credit: Marcus Owen; Photos: Startraksphoto
Posted to: Helena Christensen, Julianne Moore, Renee Fleming

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