Lizzy Caplan had 'no desire' to act.
Lizzy Caplan had "no desire" to act until she turned 15 years old, which saw her quit her music lessons in favour of joining a drama school
Lizzy Caplan had "no desire" to act.
The 34-year-old 'Now You See Me 2' star - who began her career in the film industry in 1999 - has admitted she had never planned to be a movie star until she turned 15, and is surprised by her success in the industry, which she believed was just a "fluke".
Speaking about her breaking the industry, Lizzy - who starred as the gothic teenager in the hit film 'Mean Girls' - said: "I actually had no desire for acting until I was 15, which was when I quit the piano and needed to find something else to do at school.
"Drama seemed to be the thing that I could probably pull off or fake my way through. I was drawn to it after that, but it was definitely a fluke."
However, the brunette beauty - who is currently dating actor Tom Riley - has admitted she doubts she would have pursued a career in film if she had of known she'd need to be patient with landing her next role.
She told Stylist: "I think if somebody had told me that it would be such a struggle for so many years, I don't know if I would have stuck with it. It's about patience and perseverance, as boring as that sounds."
Meanwhile, Lizzy - who plays sexologist Virginia Johnson in the American television series 'Masters of Sex' - has revealed her role in the period drama was a "dream come true", because she was able to shed the constant association to one type of character.
She explained: "It was a dream come true to play Virginia. If people start to recognise your work, they have a tendency to see you in only one specific way and I was kind of resigned to that fact.
"I wanted the chance to explore other roles and miraculously, somebody gave that to me.
"So much has changed because of this show."