Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Sandra Oh

Magazine article The Advocate (The national gay & lesbian newsmagazine)

Sandra Oh

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Oh, Sandra! She steals her scenes in Sideways and the show in Greys Anatomy. Emmy-nominated and a fixture in indie movies--see her this December in Thorn Fitzgerald's AIDS-related drama 3 Needles--Oh never fails to delight and surprise us.--Michele Kort

YOU have played some great lesbian roles. When are we going to get to see you play lesbian again?

I'm in The Night Listener with Robin Williams, and maybe my character's a lesbian--I don't know. I mean, his character is gay, so maybe his bookkeeper is a lesbian!

And in 3 Needles you play a nun.

Yeah, go figure that.

Another lesbian favorite.

Oh, my God, and I play a nun with two other probable lesbian favorites: Chloe Sevigny and Olympia Dukakis! That's because Thom Fitzgerald, our director, that's his taste as well.

Your role in Under the Tuscan Sun--a pregnant lesbian whose partner breaks up with her--was certainly not stereotypical.

Yeah, Kate Walsh--she's my girlfriend [and also a costar on Grey's Anatomy]--gives me a kiss and says hello, and then we say that we're pregnant. It's not as if the character comes on-screen and the second thing from her mouth is "lesbian." It's like being an Asian woman onscreen. …

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