Life imitates art for actress Parker Posey

03/14/2008 at 11:20 AM ET

In The Return of Jezebel James, which premieres tonight on FOX, actress Parker Posey portrays a single, children’s book writer who starts to feel her biological clock ticking.  But does the 39-year-old feel the same way as her character?

Oh my god, yes, I have such maternal instincts. And [I’m turning] 40 — things are getting real for me. I’m like, "What kind of woman am I? What kind of partner could I have?" I want to have it all work. I don’t want to feel I have to sacrifice anything to have the experience and the enormous life change that having a child would be. I’m figuring it out.

I’m like, "Do I have a fear of family or is that a sacrifice or what? Can I have a family and a career and be as focused and as passionate? I mean, hey, I’m about to work with Demi Moore, and she’s got it all. I mean, that’s a modern woman right there. Right?!

Source: TV Guide

FILED UNDER: News , Parenting

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Pam on

I love her. So psyched for her new show. I love Lauren Ambrose too. I hope it’s good. And I hope Parker gets her baby!

chatty cricket on

I know Pam- love the two of them. Can’t wait to see this show.

Michelle on

I really, really, really, really hope the rumors are true about her and Keanu Reeves. They’d make such a nice couple – not to mention cute babies!

Aitch on

LLuuuuvvvv Parker. My favorite actress! She deserves an Oscar– and a baby!

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