Meg Tilly quote

"I didnt start really making changes in my life until I was actually in my mid-20s. And all of a sudden I was like, wait a minute. I was trying so hard to be what I thought I was supposed to be, instead of just allowing myself to be what I-what I was or what I am."

Meg Tilly

Born: February 14, 1960

Occupation: Actress

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