Rashida Jones Almost Gave Up on Acting

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Believe it or not, Rashida Jones turns 40 today. That might seem hard to believe not only because she doesn’t look it, but also because she wasn’t working steadily as an actress until this past decade.

In fact, despite coming from a famous family Jones struggled to land roles and nearly quit acting about ten years ago. In this clip from the Off Camera Show, Jones explains how frustration with not landing auditions nearly drove her out of acting but one break managed to bring her back.

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In college, overachiever Christopher McKittrick double-majored in Film and English because he loves to read, write, and watch movies. Since then Chris – who was born and raised on Long Island, New York and currently lives in Queens – has become a published author of fiction and non-fiction, a contributor to entertainment websites, and has spoken about literature, film, and comic books at various conferences across the country when he’s not getting into trouble in New York City (apparently it’s illegal to sleep on street corners...)For more information about Chris, visit his website here!

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