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Almost every Marine I've met says I portray a Marine dead-on, which is really, really flattering.
 

But, people are recognizing me more. Sometimes fans just approach me on the street and say how much they love the show. It's great to get that kind of feedback.
 

I didn't figure out the makeup or cute hair or clothes until oh, maybe my junior year of high school.
 

I get letters from kids, teenagers and young girls who just want to be Mac. I've had quite a few people actually say that they're going to become a Marine or a JAG lawyer because of me... the character. I think that's pretty cool!
 

I like all the adventure sports but I like to do them in a safe way.
 

I love cold, rainy weather.
 

I love England though; I've been back a few times and just love it. My favorite thing to do there is going to museums and all the castles. Oh, and my husband and I went mountain biking across England on our honeymoon!
 

I love to go bungee jumping, jump out of planes, ride motorbikes, do kickboxing. I love all that stuff.
 

I started acting when I was about 18. I was a model for a couple of years before that.
 

I started when I was in college because I was shy and thought it would be a good way to break out of that.
 

I think it's great that she's not perfect and wasn't perfect. I think that's maybe why so many young girls and different people look up to Mac and respect her even more.
 

I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life. We grew up in the same house, and he was just a really great, hard-working, honest, ethical person.
 

I understand men much better than most women I know.
 

I'm a firm believer in doing things that scare you.
 

I'm still one of the guys and I always will be.
 

I've always been like that. I was a tomboy when I was a kid, so I was always playing baseball and basketball and football and stuff as a kid with the boys.
 

It's changing a bit, but the thing in LA is everyone is either in the industry, or knows someone who is in the industry. So, they don't let on that they recognize you, that's what I've found out.
 

JAG is an acronym for the Judge Advocate General, which is the judicial system of the military.
 

Not as much as I used to, but I use the Internet for everything. I use it for information. Like if I'm planning a trip or something, I'll check out the place I'm going to.
 

People think I'm crazy and reckless but I'm absolutely not... I'm soooo safe and soooo careful and I won't do anything that feels like I could break something.
 


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