Oscar winner Melissa Leo couldn't be happier All My Children, the soap opera where she launched her career in 1984 playing Dr. Cliff Warner's (Peter Bergman) troubled sister Linda, is going to live on, now that Prospect Park has licensed the series with plans to take it to the web.
Zap2it'sJay Bobbin recently caught up with the in demand actress to discuss USA's upcoming 9/11 film The Space Between and got her to recall her time on AMC. See Leo's quotes, as well as a video clip of the A-list actress as the scheming Linda Warner terrorizing Nina Cortlandt (Heather Stanford) on AMC, after the jump!
“Every once in a while, something in the world happens that matters to me. Those operations are such employers of people in my industry; we do it for your entertainment, but also for our work. Even back then, when a lot of actors turned their noses up at the idea of doing such a thing, I went into it knowing I would get a chance to act — maybe not every day, but a few times a week — and (there was) the learning a whole new thing every day, and being able to dance with television without knowing what was coming down the pike for your character. Then, you got to see what you’d done. If you didn’t sit just around being critical of yourself, but you learned ... it was like graduate school for me.”