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Teaneck, N.J. Native Julianne Michelle Discusses Upcoming Movies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Local actress Julianne Michelle is starring alongside Mischa Barton and Rebecca De Mornay in a new horror movie coming to theaters this week.

Michelle is a Teaneck, N.J. native and has attended Cornell, Columbia and Marymount Manhattan College.

She sat down with CBS 2's Cindy Hsu on Sunday to discuss her career.

"It's something I always loved doing," Michelle said of acting.

Her new film, "Apartment 1303," opens in 3D on Wednesday.

Michelle offered advice to others thinking of pursuing acting.

"Persistence. I think that's really important," she told Hsu.

Michelle is also starring in the upcoming movie "Awakened," which was filmed in Southampton.

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