Gal Gadot Quotes
Gal Gadot-Varsano (Hebrew: ?? ??????, pronounced [??al ?a?dot]; born 30 April 1985) is an Israeli actress and model. Gadot is primarily known for her role as Wonder Woman in the DC Extended Universe, starting with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), continuing as the lead in Wonder Woman (2017), and thereafter in the first part of the Justice League films.
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In real life I'm the type of girl who doesn't take herself too seriously. I'm very serious when it comes to work, but I like to make jokes and have a good laugh and make fun of myself.
I definitely have a strong sense of my Jewish and Israeli identity. I did my two-year military service; I was brought up in a very Jewish, Israeli family environment, so of course my heritage is very important to me.
I try to eat healthy. But sometimes, though, I eat cheeseburgers. That's good for the soul. I make sure to balance everything out. I drink tons of water.
For me especially, I travel a lot, and with the weather change and everything, my skin gets dehydrated very fast.
By the way, Wonder Woman is Amazonian, and historically accurate Amazonian women actually had only one breast. So, if I'd really go 'by the book' ... it'd be problematic.
I always tell myself that it is very, very important for me to be a good role model for Alma, my daughter.
I've never experienced a bad situation with men being sexist with me. I've been very lucky - even when I was just starting and modeling in Milan and Paris.
Once you become a mother, you always have a guilt trip. You always try to do the best, but you feel you can always be better.
There aren't enough good roles for strong women. I wish we had more female writers. Most of the female characters you see in films today are the 'poor heartbroken girl.'
I didn't want to do the obvious role that you see in Hollywood most of the time, which is the heartbroken girl who's waiting to be rescued by the guy, blah, blah, blah. I wanted to do something different.
I wish we had more female writers. Most of the female characters you see in films today are "?the poor heartbroken girl.' That's why I'm so proud of the Fast movies. I feel like Giselle is an empowering woman.
My agent called me and said, "You have an audition for James Bond. They're looking for the girl." And I told him, "Listen, it's all in English. I'm not an actress. I'm not going to go." He thought I was kidding with him.
When you play a character, you bring yourself into the character. You get a chance to shine and show your translation for the character and her state of mind.
I never planned on being an actress, just as I never planned on being a model. I went to law and international-relations school. It wasn't my direction. It kind of happened to me. And because it wasn't my dream when I started, I wasn't starstruck.