CCH Pounder On Going From TV Victim To Butt-Kicker
Huffington Post - over 3 years
CCH Pounder has been lots of things throughout her career -- detectives, aliens, lawyers, doctors and so much more -- but chances are none of it would have happened if it wasn't for a childhood accident.
"When I was a kid, a pickleball hit me in the back of the head and I had memory problems," Pounder told The Huffington Post in a phone interview. "I was in a boarding school and the nuns gave me poems to remember, to try and get the memory going again. After a couple of weeks there would be a couple of nuns, and then four, then six, then it was like, 'Oh, I think they like me.' At first I thought they were checking on my accuracy with the words, but then I realized that they were being entertained. I liked it."
Pounder's impressive list of film and TV credits (there are at least 120 credits on IMDb in her almost 35-year career, including "Avatar" and "The Shield," ) make her the perfect subject for "Isn't That ... ?," a HuffPost feature highlighting those character acto
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