Never Give Up!

CBS Soaps In Depth - - The Bold & The Beautiful In Depth -

When Al­ley Mills ( Pam) was a young ac­tress liv­ing in Los An­ge­les, she was com­pletely dis­heart­ened when her then- agent told her she didn’t have a look that was vi­able. “She said, ‘ I just don’t know what to do with you. I mean, you’re kind of pretty… ’ I told her, ‘I don’t op­er­ate on pretty… I’m a char­ac­ter ac­tor!’” Dis­hear tened by the expe-

ri­ence, Mills re­turned to New York to fo­cus on theater, but it was while see­ing a per­for­mance of Sweeney Todd on Broad­way that she was in­spired to re­turn to Tin­sel­town. “There was an ac­tor in the show, Len Car­iou, and he was so bril­liant that I stood up and screamed ‘Bravo!’ at his cur­tain call, and it just in­spired me to go back and not give up,” she ex­plains. Mills even went so far as to go back­stage to tell Car­iou about the ef fect his per for­mance had had upon her. And when she bumped into him years later in Hol­ly­wood, she re­minded him of that en­counter — which he re­mem­bered!

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