Sunday, April 19, 2009

Anna Paquin and Tavis Smiley talk about the real Irena Sendler

Great interview of Anna Paquin by Tavis Smiley about her performance in The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler and what she learned about the real hero.

Anna Paquin

original airdate April 15, 2009

Since garnering instant fame by winning an Oscar at age 11 for her performance in The Piano, Anna Paquin has remained in the limelight with roles in numerous projects. She also has an exec producer film credit (Blue Slate) and won new fans—and a Golden Globe—for the lead in HBO's True Blood. Born in Canada and raised in New Zealand, Paquin attended Columbia University in New York, where she began working in the theater. In addition to her series, she stars in the TV biopic, The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler

Excellent 12 minute video interview:

Audio and transcript also available.

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler,” tonight at 8 pm CBS

Anna is doing lots of interviews before tonight's showing of The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler,” tonight at 8 pm cst on CBS. This was from the Boston Herald this morning.

Anna Paquin feels humbled by her latest project.

The actress stars as Nobel Peace Prize nominee Irena Sendler, who risked her life to rescue Jewish children during World War II, in “The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler,” tonight at 9 on WBZ (Ch. 4).

“She did an absolutely extraordinary thing, and she was so young and that’s intimidating,” Paquin said in a recent interview from Los Angeles....

Paquin is dating Stephen Moyer, who plays vampire Bill Compton on “True Blood.”

“I have a very, very ridiculously perfect setup because usually the thing about acting and relationships is someone is on the other side of the planet,” she said. “So it’s an incredible luxury to get to spend your work time and your personal time with the person you want to be with all the time.”

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