Kelly McGillis on Coming Out, Shame, Religion, and Vampires


Click here for my Q&A with Kelly McGillis, who soared to stardom in ’80s blockbusters like Witness, Top Gun, and The Accused, and who now turns up in a stark, apocalyptic vampire film called Stake Land.

Kelly graciously didn’t drive a stake through my heart, even though I kept pestering her with questions about her sexuality, her religion, and her career (though she did boldly call my life “pathetic” at one point, LOL).

Read this fascinating glimpse into a survivor. She’s earned the right to be a little skittish.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 20, 2011

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