The actress (who stars in The Beach Bum, out now) and author of the Marge in Charge series of children’s books shares how she learned to love her natural shade of red hair — and hilarious way she handles being mistaken for Amy Adams.
I knew my hair was special when… After falling in love with [the children’s book] Anne of Green Gables when I was 9 years old. She was the first heroine I could connect with—a lot of the redheaded characters I saw depicted in film and literature were kind of evil or a bit crazy. But she was really cool and spunky. There’s an amazing quote [in the book]: “You’d find it easier to be bad than good if you had red hair. People who haven’t red hair don’t know what trouble is.”
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