"I had some years of definite frustration. Auditioning and not working as much as I would have liked to, or working and being paid a pittance, and sort of scrounging by in New York and sleeping on a chair that folded out into a bed. I’ve always had sort of a guiding passion, which has been acting since I was a kid, which Britta doesn’t have, but I definitely had that struggle: ‘Am I gonna pay my rent? Am I going to be able to have this as a career?’ I relate to that. And I relate to having this idea of yourself, the person that you want to be, and falling short of it. So all of that, I can relate to.”
Gillian Jacobs for Sharp Magazine
Gillian Jacobs, photographed by Morgan Miller for Downtown Magazine.