Early in her career, critics dismissed Jessie Buckley. She’s having the last laugh

a person wearing a bow tie: Jessie Buckley, star of "Fargo" and "I'm Thinking of Ending Things." (Josh O'Connor)

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Jessie Buckley, star of “Fargo” and “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.” (Josh O’Connor)

When Irish actress Jessie Buckley eventually appeared for a Zoom interview that she had pushed back by a half hour at the last minute, a patterned headscarf covered her short locks, which looked dripping wet, and magenta bathing suit straps peeked from beneath a loose pink cover-up. 

Buckley, who was about to end a six-week stay on the Greek island of Spetses, where she’d been filming Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut, “The Lost Daughter,” explained the delay. Because she’d be flying back to her home in London the following morning, she’d taken one last dip in the Mediterranean Sea.

“I’ve been waking up every morning at 6 o’clock and [going] for a swim in my knickers before I go to work,” she confessed. “I’ve been reticent to reenter real life, so I’ve been clinging on

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