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Born: 1965-11-25
Profession: Actor
Nation: Scottish
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In terms of jumping into a character's skin, I try to immerse myself in the role as much as possible to bring me closer to them. All I do is what's required to achieve what I want to achieve.

Tags: Character, Possible, Try

What was the reason for invading Iraq' Was it a humanitarian crusade or an economic one' I would be inclined to say the latter. It was the same with the Civil War, because the landed gentry's money was being stolen by the king.

Tags: Money, Reason, War

When I'm playing a character like Jonathan in Ripley's Game I want to be in the moment when he's feeling pain; this very ordinary person who finds himself in extraordinary circumstances.

Tags: Character, Feeling, Pain

You'd have to have one hell of an imagination to completely make up a story, but historians are very anal about what they think should be portrayed on screen. Thankfully they don't make movies; we do.

Tags: Hell, Movies, Story

You're making a movie, not a documentary. If you made a film like the historians would like you to make, you're not going to go and see it. I'd rather see paint dry.

Tags: Film, Making, Rather

Being a salesman and an actor were not that dissimilar: It is a good lesson in covering up your feelings. No one wants to buy from someone who looks depressed.

Tags: Feelings, Good, Someone

You should be careful what you wish for, as the reasons for war get confused. One person can be very clear in their motives, but others can have different agendas.

Tags: Confused, War, Wish

Fairfax was incredibly important to the shaping of the country.

Tags: Country, Incredibly, Shaping

I am an actor through and through.

Tags: Actor

I don't like acting things; I like feeling things.

Tags: Acting, Feeling

I tend to do golf charity things because it's much safer and you don't get much chance of a broken arm or leg.

Tags: Broken, Chance, Golf

I try and do films I know I'm going to enjoy watching as well as being in.

Tags: Enjoy, Films, Try

I'm doing a Dylan Thomas film, Map of Love, with Mick Jagger producing again. It's a wonderful script.

Tags: Again, Love, Wonderful

It quite often happens that they attach a name to a project and it doesn't get all the financing it needs.

Tags: Happens, Often, Quite

It's difficult to get films made, especially films about poets.

Tags: Difficult, Films, Poets

It's nice to be asked to do good projects.

Tags: Asked, Good, Nice

Method acting is a label I don't really understand, because there's a method to everybody's acting.

Tags: Acting, Everybody, Understand
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My focus never wavered; I never accepted the film was not going to be finished.

Tags: Film, Finished, Focus

People go to see a film because it's a great story and it's visually exciting to watch.

Tags: Film, Great, Story

Sometimes it is easier to play someone who is far away from you.

Tags: Away, Someone, Sometimes

Sometimes people say to you that you should try to be in a bigger film, but it's the way it pans out.

Tags: Film, Sometimes, Try

Sometimes you just can't walk away from films you're offered, like the Dylan Thomas thing.

Tags: Away, Sometimes, Walk

The point is to be involved in the moment.

Tags: Involved, Moment, Point

The success of the film is down to the crew.

Tags: Crew, Film, Success

When you do bigger films, the financiers take more risks.

Tags: Bigger, Films, Risks

With the situation now, people might be intrigued to see how a country coped with war all those years ago.

Tags: Country, Situation, War

You couldn't take football away from me, you couldn't take acting away from me.

Tags: Acting, Away, Football

You grow up a lot in terms of your understanding of the industry and how to deal with the corporate things.

Tags: Deal, Grow, Industry

I got involved in script development from the beginning. It was nice to see how a film gets made right from the beginning. It was quite hands-on for me.

Tags: Beginning, Film, Nice

I just love jumping into someone else's life. It is a relatively cheap way to experience things you would be too scared to contemplate in your own life.

Tags: Experience, Life, Love