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There is absolutely, 100 percent, a light at the end of the tunnel for anyone who stutters.
I can understand there are things like shadows they need to fix after a shoot, but it's unfair to represent an image of yourself if it's not true. They're gonna see what you look like on film anyway, so why try to cover all your wobbly bits in a photo?
People quit on jobs. They quit on marriages. They quit on school. There's an immediacy of this day and age that doesn't lend itself to being committed to anything.
I used to look like a deer in headlights on the red carpet. You step out of the car and it's bedlam. Everyone's got crazy eyes.
I think I'm drawn to characters with complexity or who are under duress in some way and have some conflict going on.
I'm kind of effectively bipolar.
I attempted to fish in Scotland and I managed to hook a dog. It was a horrible moment but the dog turned out to be fine.
I think it is nice for people to appreciate a slow-burning, beautiful story that makes you feel good when it is over.
I'm not much of a crier but it is mildly soul-destroying and exposing to do something physical that you are terrible at in front of other people.
People just want to know something, anything. It's all the stuff you never want to talk about, the private stuff.
A lot of period dramas can appear quite arch to most people, stuffy.
I almost broke my coccyx on 'The Wolf Man', and I banged my head once. I had to fall really hard.
It's always a little mind-boggling to realize that these famous actors know who I am.
Personally, I'm an advocate for short engagements. Long sometimes means there is a reason for it. Two years engaged and no wedding... I'd be upset.
When you're in love, you're so happy that you want to tell people about it. But now I have to censor myself. You need to protect the happiness you have.
I think for me the job always has to be the right thing at the right time.
Americans are a lot more open, of course. There's something more declamatory in the way you express emotions. It's a stereotype but it's true. British people can appear repressed in expressing emotions. Not very good at self-evaluating, or affirming situations, touching, anything like that.
The performances I enjoy are the ones that are hard to read or ambiguous or left-of-centre because it makes you look closer and that's what humans are like - quite mysterious creatures, hard to pinpoint.
If you're in America a lot, it's easy to get into playing American. All of it, the sounds, the energies, all very different. But it's really hard to do the accent. I tend to try and stay in it all day, which is the only way I can manage it.
It's nothing to be ashamed of to have a stutter.
Why should you have to atone for making big movies?
I had a non-existent knowledge of Queen Victoria's early years. Like everyone else, I thought of her as an old lady dressed in black. My mom had told me about her, though, that she had a very loving relationship with Albert, that they had lots of kids, and that he died young.
If you can capture the humanity of a family struggling in an economic crisis you can make a difference. You can raise awareness just of the simple humanity.
After this interview, I'm going to immigration to try to sort out my Green Card, just like any other normal person.
I want to find something really wonderful to do next and take my time to search through the dearth of great material, especially for women.
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