Jul 18, 2019
Jennifer welcomes to the podcast, actor, comedian and mother, Mindy Sterling. A renowned character actor, Mindy honed her skills as a member of the Groundlings Improv Troupe. Since then, she has built a strong acting resume with regular roles on series such as The Goldbergs, iCarly, and A.N.T. Farm. She is perhaps most well known for her role as Dr. Evil’s henchwoman, Frau Farbissina, in the Austin Powers films. Mindy is a 2017 two-time Emmy Nominee for Best Actress in Short Form Comedy or Drama for her work on Con Man and Secs and Execs. Additionally, Mindy does voice over work and can be heard on Scooby-Doo, Chowder, and Loud House, among others.
In this episode, Mindy talks about her acting background, specifically her time working with the Groundlings Theatre & School. She opens up about her unique path to motherhood, one that involved a long and arduous adoption process. Jennifer and Mindy bond over raising young men with differences and share their belief that these differences should be talked about and thereby normalized more in society today. They talk about the challenges women face in show business as well as the ways in which the landscape has changed over the last few decades. Finally, Mindy shares how she manages to balance her hectic acting career with spending time with her son, Max.
Full show notes: https://milfpodcast.com/56