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Sandra Oh on Choosing Not To Be a “Celebrity”
April 5, 2012
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Most people know Sandra Oh as Dr. Cristina Yang from Grey's Anatomy. Yet despite Sandra's role in a hit TV show, she makes a very conscious choice to remove herself from the insanity of Hollywood, even limiting the amount of press she does. In this clip, Sandra explains why she values her identity as an actor above her identity as a celebrity, and how she'd react to the end of Grey's.

Sandra's on the program tonight along with Paul Franklin.

Quotes from this clip:

"It's too hard to be an actor in this business -- especially now, I don't know why but I feel like it's harder now -- to not have a way bigger picture, and to be aligned with something much greater than getting a part, or being famous, or making money. For me, that's not fulfilling."

"One thing I'd like to bring up is this whole notion of celebrity. For me, I have no idea when I stopped being an actor. I do not consider myself a celebrity. I know many actors who don't consider themselves celebrities, and I just want to publically make that statement, and that differentiation. There's a big difference."


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