Francine on Buddy Hollywood


Mike Parker – You’ve been in this industry – modeling, acting, producing – for more than a quarter of a century, and you’ve achieved a modicum of success. I’m gonna go out on a limb and say that success didn’t come quickly or easily.

Francine Locke – Not if you gage success by how popular you are. In the Chicago market success can be rated by whether or not you can pay your mortgage. I managed to pay my bills, so I suppose you could say I was a success.

Parker – The entertainment industry is a continuous work in progress that rarely allows actors to rest on their laurels. Dealing with this ‘what have you done for me lately’ environment can be wearying. What compels you to continue to pursue a career as a professional actress?