Geneva resident Susan Smith, 70, was walking her greyhound, Hollister, in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Schory: Where did you grow up?
Schory: Do you have any pets?
Smith: Hollister, a greyhound rescue
Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?
Smith: Sally Field
Schory: First job?
Smith: Mowing lawns
Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Smith: An actress, but I became a risk and claims manager for an insurance company
Schory: Book or movie you would recommend?
Smith: “Mamma Mia!”
Schory: Favorite charity?
Smith: Breast Cancer Research Foundation – I am a breast cancer survivor.
Schory: Favorite local restaurant?
Smith: Livia in Geneva
Schory: What is an interesting fact about yourself?
Smith: When I was 18, I auditioned as a dancer for the Dean Martin show when I was 18 and I made the second cut. I had just graduated high school in 1969. They did not pick me because I couldn’t sing.