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Born: 1961-05-14
Profession: Actor
Nation: British
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If you meet somebody who's spent any length of time in prison, you don't let your guard down. Ever. And really, that's what that was about-if you open up too much, you're asking to get your teeth kicked in.

Tags: Open, Somebody, Time

There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring.

Tags: Character, Famous, Life

I can't do anything else. So if this falls through, I'm screwed.

Tags: Else, Falls, Screwed

I miss my family, and I like being a tourist when I go back.

Tags: Family, Miss, Tourist

Well, I think first it was rare for me to do anything that had any kind of a romantic note to it.

Tags: Note, Rare, Romantic

Bring back dueling, I say. Drive-by sword fight.

Tags: Bring, Fight, Sword

Everyone is an abused child, if you think about what governments do.

Tags: Child, Everyone

I'd seen musicians act, and it scares me. And they make more money than me.

Tags: Act, Money, Musicians

Ilike ideas writers have that I might not have written. Writers are there for a reason... to write for me.

Tags: Might, Reason, Write

I'm sick of very white teeth and lots of gymnasium practice. I'm bored, you know, send in the next one. I wanted a real man that I could believe was my brother, my father, you know, my next-door neighbor - a real person.

Tags: Bored, Father, Real

A character I would love to play is Iago, from Othello.

Tags: Character, Love, Othello

Certainly coming to America has been extraordinary.

Tags: America, Coming

How would you compare Polanski or Kubrick? I try not to do any comparisons.

Tags: Compare, Kubrick, Try

I get invited to an awful lot of Jewish functions.

Tags: Awful, Invited, Jewish

I will watch everything that Cary Grant did, or Kubrick made or Bergman.

Tags: Bergman, Grant, Watch

My dad was a Communist Party member who fought for his country.

Tags: Country, Dad, Party

The first role I ever did... I played a Nazi skinhead.

Tags: Played, Role

The more varied the characters, the better, as far as I'm concerned.

Tags: Characters, Concerned, Far

There just seems to be more acceptance now of... other kinds of British films, than the picture-postcard ones.

Tags: Acceptance, Films, Seems

When you know youre whoring it hurts. I have kids. I'm not going to run down an actor for doing this.

Tags: Actor, Hurts, Kids
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You read a script and its based on 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction', and it goes right in the bin.

Tags: Goes, Movies, Read

Doing comedy for film is always a challenge because you are in the hands of the editor after the fact. I am hoping I can do some more soon, I enjoy doing comedy.

Tags: After, Challenge, Enjoy

I don't care to analyze acting. On the other hand there is a fascination because distributors are putting out British films. You get films here with great performances you'll never see again. Why compare. We should go after the businessmen.

Tags: Care, Great, Why

I have come close to producing films. But generally by the time they hit the screen, there's about 50 people with producer credits, so what's the point. I usually find scripts I like with no money attached and take them to producers that I know and try to raise finance.

Tags: Finance, Money, Time

I started off on stage because it was the only work I could get. I haven't been back for 11 years. I think any stage experience is good experience, as far as being an actor is concerned.

Tags: Experience, Good, Work

I think every director has a different take, some are good, some are bad. The directors you get on best with sometimes don't make the best films, so who's to say who is right.

Tags: Bad, Best, Good