Her mother, Jerri Chastain, is a vegan chef whose family is originally from Kansas, and her stepfather is a fireman.
I was very excited; New York is perhaps the most iconic city in the world.
I mean, I was planning to go on studying, go to university, and do whatever I was planning to do before doing the movie.
What is it like transitioning to an international role? I do and it is good for you.
I think she's really fragile and really lonely and really desperate.
This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.
Her career started in 1971, when of New World Pictures launched.