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1. "I was never, ever the ingenue. The young, innocent lead was just not me."
Author: Anna Chancellor
2. "Certain type of actresses get younger instead of older. I always say, 'Only ingenues age.'"
Author: Elaine Stritch
3. "I could never play the ingenue, the girl next door or the very successful young doctor. That would be a bore."
Author: Jennifer Jason Leigh
4. "I think of myself more as a character actor than that ingenue leading lady, who started out something like Michelle Pfeiffer, or Jessica Lange. I'm a bit quirkier than that."
Author: Joan Allen
5. "I was never an ingenue. I've always just been a character actor. When I was younger, it was a real problem, because I was never pretty enough. It was hard, not just for the lack of work, but because you have to face up to how people are looking at you."
Author: Kathy Bates
6. "Onstage, I was never the ingenue."
Author: Kristen Johnston
7. "I can't be an ingenue forever, and I wouldn't want to be."
Author: Lea Salonga
8. "For me to want to be an actor was an improbable idea. I wasn't beautiful or pretty in any conventional way. I wasn't an ingenue at 22. But I was always certain of it and certain of its power. I felt the power when I went to the theater at 9, 10, 12 and 14."
Author: Linda Hunt
9. "I'm not afraid to play my age. I never was. I've never been an ingenue. I like getting older."
Author: Maria Bello
10. "Le persone dolci non sono ingenue né stupide, né tanto meno indifese. Anzi, sono così forti da potersi permettere di non indossare nessuna maschera. Libere di essere vulnerabili, di provare emozioni, di correre il rischio di essere felici"
Author: Marilyn Monroe
11. "I've never been interested in playing the boring ingenue."
Author: Melissa McCarthy
12. "I'm trying to show I'm a trained actress - I can transform myself into different characters. I'm not just an ingenue."
Author: Ming Na Wen
13. "When you say you're 40, you can't call yourself an ingenue any more."
Author: Molly Ringwald
14. "Women are mere "beauties" in men's culture so that culture can be kept male. When women in culture show character, they are not desirable, as opposed to the desirable, artless ingenue."
Author: Naomi Wolf
15. "I couldn't get any of the ingenue roles when younger because at 5 feet 9 inches with a deep voice I was always too... genue. My career has completely happened since I was 29."
Author: Olivia Williams

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