“He said, ‘The lighting will be harsh.’ I said, ‘Fine. Let it be harsh.’ He said, ‘There won’t be prosthetics.’ I said, ‘We won’t need them.’ He was still reluctant. So I said to him, ‘Test me! You owe me that!”
— Sally Field, 66, on begging Steven Spielberg to let her play Mary Todd Lincoln, despite being 10 years older than “Lincoln” star Daniel Day-Lewis and 20 years older than the character, in an interview with Capitol File.