When The Fugitive was being shot in Chicago more than two decades ago, a then-unknown local stage actress named Jane Lynch caught a break.
His character of Dr. Richard Kimble was on the lam after being wrongly accused of murdering his wife. Lynch, who had never worked on camera before, played his old friend Dr. Kathy Wahlund who he visits with briefly.
‘He came over to me and said, “I have a little advice for you. I don’t care how smart you are, any time your mouth is wide open like that, you look stupid.”‘
But she had a good excuse: ‘I’m kind of a mouth breather as a person anyway.’