Mandy Moore on playing a matriarch and making music again

Mandy Moore at KCRW. Photo by Christopher Ho.

At 35, Mandy Moore stars as matriarch Rebecca Pearson in "This is Us," which landed her an Emmy nomination. Her character delivers a stillborn baby, suffers the death of her husband while raising three kids, and gets dementia. She tells us how the role went from daunting to comfortable, how she healed from her marriage with Ryan Adams, and expects to release a new album next year.