Catherine Zeta-Jones wanted to be an actor from a young age.
Born and growing up in Wales, 'The Darling Buds of May' star Catherine Zeta-Jones says she had a very normal working class upbringing. There was no background in theatre, acting or show business in her family.
At an early age she auditioned for roles in 'Annie' and 'Bugsy Malone' and go the parts. From then on, she had the acting bug.
I always had this drive to want to be an actress.
Catherine Zeta-Jones left school at the age of 16 to pursue an Equity card. While her parents were nervous her taking on the rather precarious profession of acting, they were fully supportive of her choice.
Her father David Jones is the owner of a vending machine business and here mother used to draw and design dresses to sell. David Jones started his business after winning some money playing bingo, a game with which Catherine Zeta-Jones is very acquainted.
I've been to bingo all my life.
Catherine Zeta-Jones was in Dublin to promote the film 'Splitting Heirs'. She was accompanied by former Monty Python funnyman, co-star and writer of the film Eric Idle.
This episode of 'Kenny Live' was broadcast on 27 March 1993. The presenter is Pat Kenny.
'Kenny Live' was a Saturday evening talk show on RTÉ Television presented by Pat Kenny. First broadcast on 15 October 1988, it ran until 22 May 1999.