Thursday, October 13, 2011

Kiss of the vampire True Blood's Kristin Bauer sinks her teeth into her role.

Kristin Bauer plays vampire Eric Northman's icy-hearted progeny Pam De Beaufort on HBO's True Blood. In real life, Bauer loves playing the baddest bitch in Bon Temps. In a recent e-mail interview with City Link, the actress addressed the perks of playing a vampire and recalled the hilarious television role she played long before she developed fangs.

How has your life changed since True Blood went on the air?
Well, I now have to shower and wear some makeup to go to Starbucks. I have to borrow a little from Pam — be a tad more vain, as I could never say, “no” to a fan wanting a photo because I'm not wearing mascara. And I get asked my thoughts on things and I have lots to say about rights and free will, especially regarding animals, as they are truly innocent and voiceless. It is also possible playing Pam has opened the door to my being seen as a “fierce bitch,” I think is the term and I'm all for that typecasting.

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