DAYS’s Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) and Linsey Godfrey (Sarah) fashioned an prompt bond, on-screen and off
It was love at first sight, mom/daughter model, the second Suzanne Rogers (Maggie) and Linsey Godfrey (Sarah) laid eyes on each other on the DAYS studio. In honor of Mom’s Day, the 2 actresses acquired collectively to talk about their particular bond, bizarre similarities and who’s acquired the higher butt.
Cleaning soap Opera Digest: When did the 2 of you meet?
Linsey Godfrey: My first day. I already knew who Suzanne was.
Suzanne Rogers: I knew who Linsey was, too.
Godfrey: I actually simply walked in and from the day we met, referred to as her mother. Suzanne was within the make-up chair. I used to be like, “Mommmmmmm”. Suzanne was like, “Child”. I went up and I hugged her, and he or she gave me a giant outdated kiss.
Rogers: It was simple. I had watched her on THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL [as Caroline], and I remembered her with blonde hair. I used to be making an attempt to recollect if she had brown eyes. Once they forged Melanie, who was my granddaughter, [Molly Burnett] had blue eyes. I assumed, “I hope this daughter has brown eyes. Any individual has to have brown eyes like me.” I checked out Linsey and mentioned, “And you’ve got brown eyes.” I used to be so thrilled. And he or she has brown hair, which is her pure shade. All of it labored out so superbly.
Digest: Would you name it love at first sight?
Godfrey: I by no means name her Suzanne. It’s at all times, “Mother”.
Rogers: And I by no means name her Linsey. It’s at all times, “Honey” or “Sweetheart” or “Child”. It’s at all times one thing endearing.
Digest: What’s the very first thing you seen about one another?
Rogers: I seen her smile and the way in which her eyes twinkle.
Godfrey: Suzanne has the prettiest pores and skin. It’s like butter. And he or she has no pores. She’s truly product of porcelain [laughs].
Digest: Did you bond instantly?
Rogers: I believe so. We began doing emotional scenes and we have been each there. We have been taking a look at one another and we have been each welling up. It was simple.
Godfrey: We’re each such affectionate folks, too. We’re very sensitive. We’re at all times holding palms or hugging, or my head is on her shoulder. It actually sells [Maggie and Sarah’s] relationship.
Rogers: After we end a scene, I’ll flip round and hug her and say, “Thanks a lot.” It’s automated and it’s real. She’s not placing it on. I’m not placing it on. It’s simply how we really feel.
Godfrey: It was an prompt love for one another and an prompt concern. I at all times know when one thing’s off with Suzanne.
Rogers: And it’s, “Can I do something for you? Can I get you something?” There’s at all times concern for the opposite individual.
Godfrey: I do know if she’s having a nasty day. I can sense one thing’s incorrect, if she’s not her regular sunshine self. I’ll be like, “I’m going to go knock on her door.”
Rogers: I’m going by some stuff with my mother proper now, so it’s actually onerous. Linsey’s been very variety and loving and affectionate. I do know that she’s there for me. She’s like my daughter. She’s like my actual daughter.
Digest: Do you get to spend a lot time collectively between scenes?
Rogers: She’s so busy as a result of she works with Greg [Vaughan, Eric] and Paul [Telfer, Xander] and Kyle [Lowder, Rex]. She’s acquired all the boys.
Godfrey: I’m all over the place.
Rogers: She is aware of the place I’m. If I’m not within the make-up room, I’m in my dressing room. If we have to run strains, it’s simpler for her to search out me than for me to search out her.
Digest: Do you’ve gotten many similarities?
Rogers: We’re so related. We’re the identical dimension, top dimension. We each have brown eyes.
Godfrey: We’re each very optimistic folks. We’re genuinely completely satisfied and really bubbly.
Rogers: We even giggle the identical.
Godfrey: And we make the identical precise hand gestures. We did a scene final week the place Suzanne identified that we have been standing the identical means and holding our palms the identical means the entire time.
Rogers: It’s extraordinary in the identical breath.
Digest: What’s it like working collectively? Do your types mesh?
Godfrey: We work precisely the identical means. We each are very huge on operating strains. We each need to discover the moments [in scenes]. Neither of us needs to cellphone it in.
Rogers: We are available prepared. We all know what the scenes are about. We’ve already labored on the strains. After we are available we will work collectively, see what we’re going to offer to one another, after which give one thing again. It’s so easy.
Godfrey: We each like to remain proper there with one another in scenes. Even after they name minimize, we don’t get away of the character. We keep there and make eye contact. We’re actually shut.
Rogers: Then we hug. We hug one another so tight. We’re the very best huggers.
Digest: Do you see one another outdoors of labor?
Rogers: We’ve tried. Linsey has supplied. However all these items with my mother has occurred within the final month, and I’ve been sort of preoccupied and overwhelmed.
Godfrey: I normally simply head house after work. Between the 2 of us, my boyfriend and I’ve three youngsters, so there are loads of transferring elements.
Rogers: I’m hoping that when issues subside, we will get collectively as a result of I’ll be in a greater place in my head.
Digest: When there’s downtime on the studio, what sort of issues do you speak about?
Rogers: We speak about every part. It’s simply so pure. If there’s an awards present the night time earlier than, we’ll are available and speak about it. “Did you see that outfit? Did you see this?” It’s very girly.
Godfrey: We speak about TV exhibits and flicks. [To Rogers] What film have been we speaking in regards to the different day?
Rogers: It was an outdated movie. The Hugh Grant/Sandra Bullock film, Two Weeks Discover. I used to be saying that Sandra Bullock had made a press release that she couldn’t work with another individual, another comic, after Hugh Grant as a result of he was that good and that simple to work with. She mentioned he made her so significantly better. That’s how I really feel about Linsey.
Godfrey: I prefer to hearken to Suzanne’s tales about working again when she was…
Rogers: A Rockette.
Godfrey: She was additionally telling me about working with Katharine Hepburn [in the Broadway production of Coco].
Rogers: Generally you don’t know if any person needs to listen to that stuff.
Godfrey: I do.
Digest: Do you ever weigh in on stuff like trend?
Rogers: I believe she likes my garments. I had on an orange gown the opposite day with an Oriental sort of coat over it. Linsey was like, “Oh, my God! I really like that gown.”
Godfrey: Mama has model. And he or she at all times attire so good when she involves work. Her wardrobe [on the show] can be superior. We love garments.
Rogers: Yeah. We’re fashionistas.
Digest: Suzanne, do you ever supply Linsey any recommendation?
Rogers: Oh, God, by no means. I actually don’t. I really feel this fashion: She’s so grounded. She has a fantastic daughter.
Digest: What are a number of the variations between the 2 of you?
Rogers: Nicely, she’s acquired a greater butt [laughs]. I needed to throw that on the market.
Godfrey: I’m mouthy … I’m mouthier.
Rogers: She might say greater than I do.
Godfrey: I positively will. If I hear one thing and I don’t agree, I’m going to say one thing. And I’ve somewhat little bit of a mouth of a sailor.
Rogers: I sort of maintain issues to myself, which isn’t to say I gained’t finally pull an individual apart and say one thing to them.
Godfrey: If any person says one thing, I’m like, “What?!”
Rogers: And I’m going, “Uh-oh. Right here we go.”
Digest: Suzanne’s extra the correct Southern belle.
Godfrey: She certain is. My mother is identical means. Suzanne jogs my memory a lot of my mother. I believe that’s why we get alongside so effectively, as a result of I’m such a giant fan of my mother.
Digest: Are you able to cite any favourite scenes you’ve had collectively?
Godfrey: We’ve had some good ones. It’s onerous to recollect specifics. I like our dynamic. Sarah’s mouthy, spunky and fiery. Maggie is the one character that she will likely be mushy with. It’s the one time you’ll ever see Sarah revert to little child mode. That’s the way in which I’m with my mother.
Rogers: There’s honesty between them. I really like our mom/daughter scenes. I really like when Sarah confides in Maggie, or when Maggie has to drag one thing out of Sarah.
Digest: How would you describe Maggie and Sarah’s relationship?
Godfrey: It’s very affectionate, loving and trusting. And it’s equal elements grownup relationship and mom/little one relationship.
Rogers: I’ve to watch out that I don’t deal with her like somewhat woman. However there may be that a part of Maggie the place Sarah will at all times be her little woman. Generally Albert [Alarr, co-executive producer] will come round and say, “Hear, you’ve acquired to be the mom right here. It’s a must to [take a stand].” I’ve to take a step again as a result of it’s onerous. I need to shield her. That’s a part of the entire conglomerate of who the 2 of us are as folks.
Digest: Are there any little tidbits you may share in regards to the different that somebody won’t know?
Godfrey: There’s nothing that stunning. We’re each loopy water folks. We will’t be on set with out water.
Rogers: We at all times have to cover our water glasses and bottles.
Godfrey: You already know what we each do? After we get to work, we each go into the make-up room and…
Rogers: Say howdy to everybody.
Godfrey: We greet every individual and we do it bodily, whether or not it’s a hug or a kiss on the cheek or only a rub on the again. We each at all times do this, each morning, with out fail.
Rogers: Once I first seen that about Lindsey, I used to be like, “Rattling, we’re alike.”
Godfrey: We actually are.
Rogers: And we like one another a lot. Are you able to inform?
By Janet Di Lauro
Filed Beneath: Days of Our Lives, Linsey Godfrey, Suzanne Rogers