In her interview with Huffington Post, Outlander’s Caitriona Balfe talks Paris, poetry and growing pains (the good kind). From using modeling as the vehicle to facilitate her passion for acting to learning and growing from her character’s experiences, these days Caitriona from Dublin is in high demand. Go Cait!
“Characters with strength will rub off,” she says. “Doing this job, whether it’s playing Claire or just reflecting, has made me grow. I feel very different than I did three years ago, in good ways.”
“It’s like Robert Frost, the road not taken. Most of us never know what another road would have been like.”
The poem she references, The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost, is one of my favorites. And there are some oddly specific, Outlander-appropriate themes: highlighted.