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Thriller: Winona Ryder plays a PR role. Photo: Reuters

Thriller: Winona Ryder plays a PR role. Photo: Reuters

Thriller: Winona Ryder plays a PR role. Photo: Reuters

ACTRESS Winona Ryder is finding it easier to make the transition to adult roles now she is in her 40s.

Ryder went through a stage when she continued to be associated with younger roles because of her looks, she told The Sunday Telegraph's Stella magazine.

The 42-year-old plays a mysterious financial PR in David Hare's new thriller, Turks & Caicos, alongside Bill Nighy and Christopher Walken, to be shown on BBC2 later this month.

"I'm actually really enjoying getting older because I went through a period of time where I was technically old enough for roles but always associated with younger ones," she said. The whole of my 30s was spent that way. Now that I'm in my 40s it's getting a little bit easier."

Anxiety

Asked if she had enjoyed being the hottest actress out there, stepping out with the likes of Johnny Depp and Matt Damon, she said: "It was actually pretty weird and traumatic. I was so young that I didn't really understand what was going on."

Meanwhile, Nighy has told The Sunday Times Culture magazine about previously suffering anxiety attacks.

He once was jealous of the lollipop lady, as she could knock off at 10am, whereas he was "on the way to another possible humiliation in the rehearsal room".

 

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