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Why Actress Patricia Clarkson Loves Her Life

The Cairo Time star talks about shooting nude scenes, her best and worst health habits, and life as a single, 50-something woman.

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If you were recovering in a hospital and could have anyone, from any era, recovering next to you, who would it be and why?

I would probably pick the great actor Peter Sellers. I think he'd be the best of both worlds. I think he would be intelligent and funny.

Is the best part of your life in front of you or behind you?

Oh my God, I hope in front of me. It's been a great life, but I hope it's going to get even better, personally, professionally. I'm very happy right now and I hope it continues.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

I don't think my life will be dramatically different 10 years from now. And I hope it's not. I hope I'm still personally and professionally happy, but [that] I've learned a little something. Hopefully I'm a better person 10 years from now.

Do you still think you'll still be working at the same rate?

Well, I hope! Oh my goodness. That would be swinging -- 60, and to be still going strong!

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Reviewed on September 02, 2010

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