Heroes and Stars of Ladder 49
The producer didn't know when he cast her, that Jacinda's father was a firefighter for 33 years.
"We spent time with the families in Baltimore," says Jacinda, "and pretty soon I realized there were a lot of similarities between American firefighters and my parents. So, I went to my mother and father and asked them to write histories of their early years of marriage and my father's early years as a firefighter. For me, it was great."