She burst onto our collective radar at age 11, winning an Oscar for .(Anna only watched the 1993 film for the first time a few years ago. "Did I really need to see Holly [Hunter] doing it with Harvey Keitel?"They do chemistry reads between actors to make sure they're going to play out well opposite each other." The two started dating publicly in 2009 and wed in 2010.To Ball, the sparks between the two were "completely obvious." But her costars were more surprised.For me, it was cutting myself some slack and not trying to be something that I think is perfect or ideal." Not surprisingly, the instant she learned to accept herself, Anna also found love--right beside her."I'm not sure why people are shocked when actors end up with each other," says Anna of Moyer, who is 12 years her senior and has two children."One of the beautiful things about love is that it can wake up parts of a person, even in a 183-year-old vampire, that have been pushed away," she says, adding that offscreen, the couple has a pretty limited nightlife.After her vagabond childhood, Anna is enjoying a schedule that doesn't demand months far away from home and allows her to work with her husband.
' if you don't potentially want to hear, 'Not really.'" She's brutally honesty with herself, too. "But at a certain point, you need to embrace who you are and the whole package that comes along with it."We feel completely comfortable together," she says matter-of-factly. They're all very gentlemanly about it." We're not sure we'd call the sex on the show --in one scene, Moyer's character, Bill, has his way with his "maker," Lorena, while twisting her head 180 degrees.But it's clear that Anna considers it just another day at work.ANNA'S CHARACTER, SOOKIE, THE SWEET-NATURED diner waitress with psychic abilities and a soft spot for the undead, has become a certified pop-culture icon.
She is the subject of a viral video from Snoop Dogg, helped inspire a was one of the fastest-rising baby names in 2010.
"I didn't honestly believe it was going to happen," she says of her audition.