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‘Secretariat’ was such a magnificent animal, unbelievably beautiful and powerful. It’s always nice to see something that close to perfection, a reason to celebrate.
I don’t mind what I play, really.
I’m an atheist.
I don’t have a saviour or a royal family.
I always wanted to be fashionable.
I think with actors, if you just don’t set about trying to crush their confidence immediately, you’re usually OK.
My life before children I don’t really remember. I’ve heard references to it, but I really don’t remember.
I don’t understand how somebody wouldn’t have a sense of humor about themselves.
I was a very good baseball player and football player as a kid.
I love to watch good actors who surprise and amuse me.
We’re all animals.
You know, I’m really not interested in someone telling me that something’s good or bad.
It’s tough to figure out how do we compete in Europe and North America, when obviously a living wage for us is very different than a living wage in Indonesia.
I am inspired by the appearance of a bohemian of the new millennium.
Well, I like to have fun at work.
I’m not a Method actor. I don’t believe acting should be psychodrama. I look within myself and see what I can find to play the role with. If I’m playing a blind man, I don’t go around blindfolded for days. A lot of good actors would, but I don’t go in for that very much. I like to just make it up as I go along.
The most evocative thing to me is probably when a writer and a group of performers can collectively put together something compelling that asks the really simple question: ‘How do we live?’
Sigmund Freud said we act out our own dreams, but if you are only an actor you are not acting out your own dream. You are simply participating in someone else’s dream.
I’m not a very skeptical person.
I’m more boring and more conservative.
People always say life is short. I’ve never been convinced of that – mine seems to have a tendency to go on and on.