June Squibb has proven she's adept at playing feisty gals -- whether an insult-slinging patient on HBO's "Getting On" or the thorny wife to an alcoholic husband in "Nebraska." There's a reason for that.
"I'm a hot-blooded woman!," she joked Saturday on the SAG Awards red carpet. "I think with any character, you find a bit of yourself in them. I can get fired up like the best of them."
The 84-year-old actress was up for recognition for her role in "Nebraska." A treat, she said, because it allows her to reminisce about her time working on the film -- and among the memories are Bruce Dern's backseat-driver tendencies.
"There's a scene in the film where were in the car and I'm driving," Squibb said. "And Bruce just couldn't let it be. He loved to tease me. He would yell, 'You're doing it wrong! Turn here! Do it this way!'"
She chuckled recalling the moment: "I turned around and said 'Shut up! I'm in control!'"
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