In a career that’s seen her portray the loving mother more often than not, actor Gail O’Grady (pictured above) takes a decidedly different approach to parenting with her latest character in the Lifetime movie Identity Theft of a Cheerleader. For O’Grady, the chance of taking on over-achieving, demonstrative smother Angie Patterson was simply too good an opportunity to refuse. “I think I read two pages of this,” O’Grady laughed during a recent exclusive chat with MediaVillage. “As soon as I read the title and it had the word ‘cheerleader’, and ‘identity theft’, I was in. Actually, during the first few pages I started dialing my manager and said, ‘Take it!’”
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