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I offer my performance as prayer for someone I've worked with as an actor or someone who has died. The image that comes into my head as I walk to the stage, I offer that performance up for that person.
Acting is invigorating. But I don't analyse it too much. It's like a dog smelling where it's going to do its toilet in the morning.
But let's just say, I'm Irish. I grew up in the 1950s. Religion had a very tight iron fist.
I think if you're the son or daughter of successful actors and actresses, it's a double pressure. More is expected of you.
It's interesting, the more successful you become the more people want to give you stuff for nothing.
Hollywood is throwing action movies at me.
I try to stay fit. I try and do something every day but I don't jog. My body hates jogging.
I'm trying to be a comedian, you know?
In Los Angeles, it's like they jog for two hours a day and then they think they're morally right. That's when you want to choke people, you know?
It is fun to explore these kick-butt characters.
Queen's University flies the flag for the arts in Northern Ireland and beyond.
Well, I think they're all basically the same story. Every culture in the world has them. When you strip it down and analyze it, it's the young man or girl who goes through a trial or ordeal and hits a very low ebb but manages to get guidance from a Merlin type figure.
People ask me if I ever feel outside the Hollywood loop, and I never do, because both of us do a lot of theatre, so it's great for New York and it's also half-way between Europe and the west coast, so it's the best of both worlds.
I certainly notice the vitality in Belfast, which wasn't there in the Seventies. There was a war going on then. Now there are cranes everywhere. There really is a sense of renewal and hope.
I thought, well of course, Kinsey absolutely adored teaching. He was a wonderful teacher. So these kids really inspired me. So that was a clue I hung onto. He loved young people, he absolutely loved them. And he loved teaching them and trying to help them.
I don't know if I'm a strict parent or a pushover.
Yes, I'm Catholic; I'm proud of it. But I had lots of Protestant friends.
I keep fit as much as I can.
Well, I think I've made 44 films and only like four times I've played real characters I'm just drawn to people who have a pioneer spirit, this extraordinary energy and commitment to their cause.
Kinsey's quest was really for us all to be tolerant and accepting of each other.
I have to make it my job to be careful with my family.
I was very slow in maths, geometry I actually enjoyed.
To be honest, I'm scared to death of rollercoaster rides.
When I see great boxers, it's like reading a wonderful poem.
I don't think that I am a sex symbol, although it's very flattering.
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