10 Questions for Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Actress, environmentalist and really good dancer Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Vice Presidents, anger and spell-check

Javier Sirvent for TIME

Insane schedule, smiling all the time, being recognized — how similar is the character you play on Veep to your life?
Well, let's see. I personally am not the Vice President of the United States. I want to make sure everyone understands that. But the aspect of presenting yourself in a certain way to the public and the desperation to be liked — there is a parallel between public life and life as a person in show business, and that's sort of fun to draw on. I'm trying to watch a lot of in-between moments on C-SPAN.

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