earned some recognition by starring in “Emma” and a few horror movies, but her turn as a 1960s American chess champion in “ ” series put her on the fast track to celebrity. (See the video below.)
The actor said on “” Tuesday that she confronted her exploding fame after shooting a project in Ireland, where she was “too isolated” to realize the impact the drama had made.
“Then when I came back home to London I went for a walk with my mask and my beanie, and the amount of people that stopped me from just this,” she told host, framing her eyes. “I honestly couldn’t believe it, and I think it’s gonna take some time to get used to.”
“But luckily everyone’s so kind. They just really enjoyed the show and they want to talk about Beth and I am up for that,” she added.