” Acting is way of making yourself exist. “


” At least when you’re acting you can be someone. In front of the camera you have to be yourself. And who am I? “


” I didn’t want to be seen as just a guy on a list. I’m interested in good scripts, scripts that are about something, scripts that move your acting along. “


” I don’t feel ashamed of my wife’s political background, and I don’t think she should either. I feel that the people who administered the North of Ireland for the last 20 years should be ashamed. There you are. “


” That was the beginning of modern acting for me. You don’t have to tell a camera everything. It gets bored if you do and wants to look elsewhere. “


” The worst thing for an actor is a director that gets on your nerves and says things that actually confuse you. “


” You have to know who you are, if you don’t you have nightmares. “


” You do small movies because the script is good and because you believe in the director. You don’t care about the money. And when they disappear, it’s a pity. “


” I’m not in denial about technology, but my mother used to say when I was a kid, ‘Son, you’re handless,’ because I couldn’t fix anything. My ambition is to be a Luddite. “


” If you’re playing a lead, you’re shaping the movie. When you’re playing a supporting role, you’ve got only a moment to make it count. “


” I never watch TV. I know I’m missing so much, aren’t I? I’m probably not. I can’t stand popular TV. I’ve got too much to do to watch it. I know that sounds pretentious and pompous, but there you are. “



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The worst thing for an actor is a director that gets on your nerves and says things that actually confuse you.
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You do small movies because the script is good and because you believe in the director. You don
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