Fact: Actress Kathy Bates has her old friend Jessica Lange to thank for landing her a role on the third season of American Horror Story after asking the Big Fish star to lobby producer/creator Ryan Murphy for a job.
Fact: Actress Jessica Lange has turned illustrator after creating a children's picture book. The movie veteran will release It Is About a Little Bird through publishing house Jabberwocky next autumn (13), according to the New York Times.
Fact: Jessica Lange has replaced Glenn Close in the upcoming movie adaptation of Emile Zola's play Therese Raquin. Lange will play mum to Elizabeth Olsen's title character. Harry Potter star Tom Felton is also part of the cast.
Quote: "There are moments when I feel incredibly maternal towards Drew. I remember one time, I went to watch her at a dance rehearsal. She was learning how to foxtrot, and I know it was a hard dance, and I felt this welling of pride. And I realised this is what I would feel like if I were sitting there watching one of my own children." Actress Jessica Lange developed a maternal bond with Drew Barrymore while filming their hit new TV movie Grey Gardens.
Fact: Jessica Lange, who turns 60 on Monday (20Apr09), shares her birthday with Ryan O'Neal, Star Trek's George Takei and Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, who was born 120 years ago.
Quote: "I've never been a great fan of birthdays. I remember even as a little kid, they made me uncomfortable." Jessica Lange is not looking forward to her upcoming 60th birthday.
Fact: Actress Jessica Lange has her sights set on the London stage after signing on to play MADAME RANEVSKAYA in a new London production of CHEKHOV's The Cherry Orchard. The movie star will then portray the character when the production hits Broadway, New York next year (07).
Quote: "I think I look pretty damn good for 56." Sexy screen star Jessica Lange thinks she just get better with age.
Quote: <p>"I've always been most comfortable in a black T-shirt and jeans. Anything more complicated than that and I look goofy." Actress Jessica Lange likes to kick back in comfort. </p>