Quote: "We didn't have to be actresses. Mum begged my sister and me not to be actors. She said, 'Please be anything but.' And my father was direct. He said, 'Act!' So we had two different role models." Joely Richardson defied her mother Vanessa Redgrave's advice not to pursue an acting career.
Fact: Joely Richardson is moving to New York for two months to be nearer to her late sister NATASHA's teenage sons, Michael, 14, and Daniel, 13. The boys lost their mum after she suffered a brain injury in a skiing accident in March (09).
Quote: "I'm actually very prudish. I don't like watching sex scenes. I don't like SEX + The City because I have to deal with that SAMANTHA character." Lesbian actress Portia De Rossi admits she'll be squirming when watching her first onscreen same-sex scenes with Joely Richardson in the new series of plastic surgery drama NIP/TUCK.
Quote: <p>"I like my CLEOPATRA nose I'm fine with it." Joely Richardson wouldn't consider a NIP/TUCK. </p>