New Interview with Caitriona Balfe from TV Week   Leave a comment

Here is a new interview with Caitriona Balfe from TV Week

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From TV Week:

For Caitriona Balfe – the centuries-hurdling heroine of Outlander – her previous life as a model in a foreign land helped prepare her for just about anything. The Irish actress, 36, says she’s totally comfortable with her past and present.

More after the jump!

How did you find the move from catwalk to screen?

I started off going to theatre school, so the plan was always to be an actress. I ended up taking a detour in the modelling world for most of my 20s. It was a great opportunity and I got to travel the world, but it was never my passion and I did end up getting quite frustrated.

But, all experiences help shape your future self…

A lot of my experiences during that time really informed me going intoOutlander.

In what way?

When I first went to Japan [on a modelling job], I didn’t speak any Japanese and they would just send me out and give me an address. I’d sort of have to find my own way around. So,

I knew that feeling of being very displaced and having to fend for myself and having to quickly assimilate and figure out how a place works.

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