A teacher there told her about a high school where she could study acting, and she enrolled at the Fiorello H.
La Guardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in Manhattan.
She never kept her same-sex relationships secret, smooching Ms.
Jones on live television at the 2005 Tony Awards and, more recently, appearing hand in hand with Ms. Taylor was “probably the most exquisitely beautiful woman I’d ever seen.”They crossed paths again a few years later, when the actress Martha Plimpton asked both to record videos for her reproductive-rights organization, A Is For. Paulson was filming “American Horror Story: Asylum” at the time, and Ms.
Clark, for instance, endured relentless taunts about her appearance and messy home life during the Simpson case in the days before Internet trolls.“To me, her biggest mistake was being so ill prepared for the onslaught of circus activities surrounding the trial,” Ms.
is a rousing, folksy show about the real-life incident where planes were diverted to a small town in Newfoundland on 9/11 and, for the most part, its passengers were welcomed and celebrated. Both were incredible marriages and beautiful weddings. Among the Tony nominees are the openly LGBTQ David Hyde-Pierce, Andrew Rannells, Gavin Creel, and Nathan Lane. Congrats to all for a diverse and stimulating bunch of work.
So varied are her characters that it is hard to point to any quality they share, although Ms.
Paulson, for her part, found the sudden attention “surreal.” She has tried to keep her distance from the hubbub but acknowledged, “My choices in romantic partners have not been conventional, and therefore the idea that it is ‘other’ makes it compelling.”Before dating Ms.
“I think there’s a greater appreciation of time and what you have together and what’s important, and it can make the little things seem very small.
It puts a kind of sharp light mixed with a sort of diffused light on something.
Steadily, she made a career playing such divergent roles as the fragile Laura Wingfield in “The Glass Menagerie” on Broadway and a conservative Christian comedian on Aaron Sorkin’s series “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.”“She’s effortlessly tough,” Mr. There’s no such thing as ‘a Sarah Paulson type.’”Nowhere has her versatility been more evident than on “American Horror Story,” the anthology series on which she has played a lesbian journalist (“Asylum”), the headmistress of a witch academy (“Coven”), a heroin-addicted ghost (“Hotel”) and, perhaps most memorably, a pair of conjoined twins (“Freak Show”).“She just has a real faculty for being somebody else,” said Ryan Murphy, a co-creator of “American Horror Story” and an executive producer and director of “American Crime Story.” “‘If I said, ‘Sarah, next year you’re going to play Pope Francis,’ she’d say, “O. “She does a hilarious impersonation of me, which I also love,” he said. Clark so that she could arrive at a characterization on her own. Clark now wears Acqua di Gio and “smells much better,” Ms. “Steve Mc Queen thinks she’s like Bette Davis, and I think that’s true,” he said.
Her profile has risen in recent years thanks to a string of celebrated films including HBO’s “Game Change,” Steve Mc Queen’s “12 Years a Slave” and “Carol,” in which she played the former lover of the title character, played by Cate Blanchett. Paulson added.)“I like it when I don’t recognize myself,” said the actress, who wears Le Labo’s Musc 25 when she wants to smell like herself. He also attested to her spunky social presence: “There is nobody who is a bigger life of the party than Sarah Paulson.”Inevitably, her success has intensified the spotlight on her free-spirited romantic life. Clark, whose private travails were once splashed across the tabloids, Ms. But she does accept it as a fact of life.“Marcia didn’t ask for any of it,” she said.