Kids: Siri (30), Kelsey (26), Dylan and Hannah (25), Morgan (21), Georgia (18)
Pets: Two Shetland Sheepdogs named Finn and Haddie; four birds named Divot (a Fife Canary), Rosalind and Russell (Lineolated Parakeets), and Sydney (a Rose-Breasted Cockatoo). Favorite season: Fall
Favorite vacation spot: Ireland
Favorite actresses: Liza Minnelli, Katharine Hepburn, Debbie Reynolds, Salma Hayek, Julianne Moore, Meryl Streep. Favorite actors: Trent Dawson, Gregory Peck, Johnny Depp, Colin Firth, Tom Hanks, John Travolta.
Favorite musicals: Follies, Gypsy, West Side Story. Favorite films:
Wizard of Oz, Singing in the Rain, White Christmas, West Side Story, Chicago, Black Swan.
Favorite vintage TV shows: I Love Lucy, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Dick van Dyke Show. Favorite current TV shows: Dancing with the Stars, Degrassi, The Cape, CSI: Miami, The Sing Off, American Idol.
Books I love: I love historical non-fiction and recently read Karen Lystra’s book “Dangerous Intimacy - The Untold Story of Mark Twain’s Final Years.” To escape, I like a good mystery and my favorite author is Daniel Silva. I love all of his books.
Currently on my iPod that I love: Madeleine Peyroux, Michael Buble, Carla Bruni, Jamie Cullum, Duffy, Corrine Bailey Rae, and Barbra Streisand Beauty product favorites: Anything from Clarins or NARS. Best makeup tip I learned: Less is more except when it comes to eyes.
Exercise routine: Working at the ballet barre every night, and doing floor exercises whenever I can.
I love to cook: ANYTHING! But, I am not a baker. I leave that to my girls. Five things I must have in my purse: A 15x magnifying mirror, my wallet, my Blackberry, my Filofax day planner, and breath mints!
I could not live without these household items: Windex, paper towels, coffeemaker, washer/dryer. My dream role would be to play: Mama Rose in Gypsy
My dream co-star would be: Kevin Kline
If I could have a dinner party and invite anyone in the world: Bette Midler, Bill Clinton, Steve Martin.
If I was not an actress, I would be: A teacher
If I could live anywhere, it would be: Right where I am, with my family.