Jayne Amelia Larson

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Jayne Amelia Larsonis an actress and independent film producer based in Los Angeles. She’s also been an occasional chauffeur between gigs. Her award-winning one-woman show, Driving the Saudis, has shown across the country.

photograph by Amy J. Schmidt

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Driving the Saudis


Driving the Saudis by Jayne Amelia Larson

Jayne Amelia Larson offers a funny and insightful memoir about the time she spent as a driver for members of the Saudi royal family visiting Beverly Hills.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. live free now

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Naive Melody (Talking Heads), Wild Horses (Rolling Stones), Breathe (Pearl Jam) and 100 others...

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. My friend told me I always say: "The truth is...

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Steak. But oh no! I recently became a vegetarian!

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Well, I know I haven't found it yet.  It might start with a sunny day lolling around in the pool but would only be truly complete if I were physically and mentally engaged in a demanding, challenging, and rewarding activity. Aristotle talked about eudaemonia in terms of an all around well being that encompasses many facets of life that create a full and happy life.

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