This is a really intriguing interview.
The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut.
Well, in two specific places at least! Her mother is a Unitarian minister, of Polish and Finnish descent, and her father, originally from Guatemala, was an emeritus professor of philosophy at California State University, East Bay.
She debuted as a teenager in 1984, and has remained active over the following decades.