quote by Chloe Sevigny

I am a Scorpio, and playing the seductress appeals to me. There are a lot of women throughout film history, like Marlene Dietrich or Mae West - those are the women I was always attracted to. The bad girls.

— Chloe Sevigny

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Marlene Dietrich and Roy Rogers are the only two living humans who should be allowed to wear black leather pants.

Marlene Dietrich for the way there was something so unique about her - the way she entered into a frame and everybody looks at her and the way she winks and looks up.

My chief literary influences have been Paul Laurence Dunbar, Carl Sandburg, and Walt Whitman. My favorite public figures include Jimmy Durante, Marlene Dietrich, Mary McLeod Bethune, Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Marian Anderson, and Henry Armstrong.

I have a big box of autographs. I took photographs of me and Marlene Dietrich, me and Ida Lupino. I took pictures of Myrna Loy and Joel McCrea in front of the studios. I loved Hollywood. I have 500 autographs and 500 photographs I took.

I think movies also played a part in my interest in fashion.

I've also always been hooked on the movies. From my early teens on, I always had my favorite movie stars who I admired, like Carole Lombard and Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich, and the men in my life who I loved, like Gary Cooper.

I separate the performer from the private citizen because it works for me.

That gives the surprise element to my show. It doesn't change my playing. But if in a business suit they would think I was crazy. It's like putting Marlene Dietrich in a housedress.

I would love to play Marlene Dietrich in a movie.

My dad's from Germany and so I feel like that would be a really interesting person to play.

When I grew up, you wanted to look like Marlene Dietrich, Betty Grable.

Fortunately, I didn't know that I really wanted to look like Lena Horne. When I grew up... black stars were stigmatized. Nobody wanted to look like Lena Horne.

People like Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, Marlene Dietrich and Sammy Davis Jr.

all walked me down this path of entertainment.

I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe.