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Entertainment: Clea DuVall on 25 Years in Hollywood: 'I've Learned to Be the Source of My Own Happiness'

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With 25 years of experience in Hollywood , Clea DuVall has plenty of wisdom to share. © Provided by People Jeff Kravitz/FIlmmagic In this week's issue of PEOPLE, the actress, 43, reflects on her time in the industry: the good, the bad, and the lessons learned . " I was very shy and wasn't really comfortable letting myself be completely open," says DuVall , who rose to fame in the late 199

Clea Helen D'Etienne DuVall (born September 25, 1977) is an American actress, writer, producer, and director.[1] She is known for her appearances in the films The Faculty (1998); She's All That; But I'm a Cheerleader; Girl, Interrupted (all 1999); Identity, 21 Grams (both 2003); The Grudge (2004); Zodiac (2007) ^ " Clea DuVall on 25 Years in Hollywood : ' I ' ve Learned to Be the Source of My Own Happiness '".

With 25 years of experience in Hollywood, Clea DuVall has plenty of wisdom to share.

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In this week's issue of PEOPLE, the actress, 43, reflects on her time in the industry: the good, the bad, and the lessons learned.

"I was very shy and wasn't really comfortable letting myself be completely open," says DuVall, who rose to fame in the late 1990s, appearing in Girl, Interrupted alongside Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie. "I always felt like there was a part of me holding back, and that's probably why I ended up in more serious roles."

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These days, she's having more fun. DuVall — who came out as a lesbian in 2016 and revealed last year that she's happily married — wrote and directed the 2020 queer holiday romantic comedy Happiest Season.

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With 25 years of experience in Hollywood , Clea DuVall has plenty of wisdom to share. In this week’s issue of PEOPLE, the actress, 43, reflects on her time in the industry: the good, the bad, and the lessons learned . “I was very shy and wasn’t really comfortable letting myself be completely open,” says DuVall , who rose to fame in the late 1990s, appearing in Girl “You get more comfortable with yourself, so it’s easier to be more open, try new things and not be afraid to look silly,” she adds. “ I ’ ve learned to be the source of my own happiness .” HouseBroken airs Mondays (9 p.m. ET) on FOX.

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Currently, she executive produces, writes for and lends her voice to the new animated comedy series HouseBroken, about a therapy dog, airing Mondays on Fox.

"The cast is incredible," DuVall says. "There are so many things I love about the show. I mean, as a creator, I love the freedom you have in animation, and how you can really just let your imagination go and do anything."

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At this stage in her career, DuVall has learned to go with the flow — and roll with the punches.

"Life is always changing," says DuVall. "You think you sort of have it figured out, and then things change. But I think what you sort of learn is that there is no constant. It's never going to be any one way for that long a period of time. So it makes the bad times not seem as bad, and it makes you appreciate the good times more when they're there because, who knows, anything can happen."

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Directed by Clea DuVall , and co-written by DuVall and Mary Holland (who also co-stars in the movie), “ Happiest Season” is a coming out story, revolving around Abby (Kristen Stewart) and Harper (Mackenzie Davis). When Harper invites Abby home for Christmas This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

Clea DuVall holding a sign posing for the camera: © Jeff Kravitz/FIlmmagic "You think you sort of have it figured out, and then things change," the actress tells PEOPLE

"You get more comfortable with yourself, so it's easier to be more open, try new things and not be afraid to look silly," she adds. "I've learned to be the source of my own happiness."

HouseBroken airs Mondays (9 p.m. ET) on FOX.

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National pride can lead to greater well-being, but only if you do it right.“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection,” Thomas Paine wrote in his pamphlet series The American Crisis. It was December 1776, shortly after the onset of the war for independence, and Paine was contemplating the purpose and promise of patriotism in building a new nation free of British overreach. A happy patriot, in his view, was one who drew strength and joy even from the nation—especially under adverse circumstances.

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