WOMEN
07/15/2013 05:15 pm ET

Claire Danes Got Some Important Advice From Meryl Streep And Susan Sarandon

AP

We were already obsessed with Claire Danes -- and when we found out who her mentors are, our admiration only increased.

In a recent interview with Vogue, the "Homeland" star opened up about the importance of female mentors in her life. She told Elizabeth Rubin about the wisdom she gained from conversations with actresses like Meryl Streep, Susan Sarandon and Jodie Foster:

You have to pick your battles on set. You have to come to work from a place of love. You have to stay hydrated when you have crying scenes. You have to go to college. And you have to ask for money because there’s always more money and they won’t give it to you because you’re a girl!

We wish Meryl would offer us some career advice, too.

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