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I would like to be taller, thinner and more rakish looking.
If someone has an ability to impress an audience there's a tendency to be tempted into doing just that.
I enjoy doing things that involve research because it's part of what I enjoy about acting.
I have a daughter, and fairies meant a lot to her growing up.
If you can define what God is, I can tell you whether I believe in it.
I find increasingly that the more extreme are the things going on in your life, the more cultural reference points fail you. More mythical reference points actually help, and you realise that's what myths are for. It's for human beings to process their experience in extremis.
I think I'm becoming more relaxed in front of a camera. I suppose I'll always feel slightly more at home on stage. It's more of an actor's medium. You are your own editor, nobody else is choosing what is being seen of you.
When I was at drama school, I wanted to change the world, and thought I had some great wisdom to impart to people about humanity. Now that I'm older, I know enough to realise that I know nothing at all.
You know, we're each the hero of our own story and we perceive what's going on around us, and especially in a relationship, from the kind of viewpoint of, 'Well, this is my story, and I'm the hero of that, and I justify what I do around it.'
I am very impatient.
I perceive and relate to the world through where I grew up; that's part of me. It's what I judge everything else against.
I suppose I'm something of an eccentric dresser.
My chief gifts are - naturally good at all sports with a raw talent for pretty much everything, which if nurtured could develop into improper talent.
Normal people - i.e., people who aren't actors - are the most bizarre people you can ever come across. I'll talk to someone and come away thinking, 'They are clinically insane.'
I am prone to get carried away thinking about creative projects.
I can be a lazy dresser.
I suppose I've got a reputation for playing quite extreme characters and making them quite believable.
I try not to pay any attention to clothes fascism and I'd rather be thought of as someone who has his own sense of style.
A lot of the times when I've auditioned for parts in America, the answer is, 'Sorry, we need a bigger name.'
Americans are much more open than people in Britain.
I don't do the whole L.A. nightlife thing.
I don't find the life in Hollywood all that meaningful or inspiring.
I don't want to do something that I've done before; I can't see the point of it.
I think when you work on a Woody Allen film the actors become a real company, probably more than on any other film.
I would never use prosthetics. I don't like sticking things on. I don't really like wearing wigs, either.
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