Saturday, June 9, 2012

Longmire - Boston Herald: Katee Sackhoff Interview

Source: Boston Herald [follow link for complete interview]


BOSTON HERALD: ‘Longmire’ winding road for A&E star Sackhoff

By Amy Amatangelo
Sunday, June 3, 2012

People always chase Katee Sackhoff down and offer to buy her a Starbucks coffee.

The 32-year-old actress is best known for playing Starbuck in “Battlestar Galactica,” the critically acclaimed, much beloved Syfy series that ended in 2009.

We created something pretty amazing,” Sackhoff said of the series in a recent telephone interview from New Mexico. “I know that it will be a job that I’m always remembered for, but I do hope that there will be more on top of it. ... I do hope there’s a long career of characters that are just as impressive and iconic...”


... Perhaps Vic Moretti, the character she plays in the new drama “Longmire,” ... which airs Sunday at 10/9C on A&E, could be one of them.

One of the reasons I took the role is because it was so different from anything I’ve done, while at the same time still staying in my wheelhouse,” she said. “This is the closest I’ve ever played to myself, because she’s actually normal. This is the first person I’ve ever played that wasn’t insane to some extent, so it’s kind of nice...”

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