” I think you always learn something in every character you play onstage, either personally or creatively. “


” If you don’t look like Rupert Graves or Hugh Grant, they’ll have you playing the gardener. “


” You get ideas from other people all the time. “


” My father was a Catholic, but my mother wasn’t. She had to do that weird deal you do as a Catholic – they deign to sanction your marriage and you have to bring your children up as Catholics. “


” It used to be that you could do these nuggets of a movie and it would attach itself in terms of credibility to your work and the style of work that you did, that people would be interested and curious about you and your work as an actor. “


” People are fascinated by evil because it’s mysterious and it doesn’t seem to have a rationale behind it, and the second you say that Hannibal Lector was abducted as a child and he had to eat his sister or something like that, it becomes immediately mundane. The character becomes mundane. “


” Mad Men’ is a hard act to follow. Unless you’re called Elisabeth Moss, stuff like this only comes along once in your career. “


” When you’re acting and you need to cry, you want to put yourself in a position where you’re trying not to cry, because that is generally what people try and do. They try to hold on to their emotions, they don’t want to lose them. “


” I wasn’t aware of my dad being an actor when I was young. I remember there was an Australian children’s entertainer on television called Ralph Harris and when I’d say my father was an actor, kids would say, you know, ‘oh, is he Ralph Harris?’ And I had to say no and then they would lose interest. “


” I personally am not religious. I think, put into the wrong hands, it’s incredibly dangerous. It’s the reason for most of the wars that have been fought around the world, and it’s pretty ridiculous when you think about what they’re actually arguing over. “


” When you’re playing someone who drinks a lot, it’s not that interesting to play that condition because as soon as you know that, you got all the information you’re going to get from it. It’s like hitting the same note on the piano over and over again. “


” It’s very hard to connect with a character when you haven’t gotten a sense of who they are. “



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You get ideas from other people all the time.
My father was a Catholic, but my mother wasn
It used to be that you could do these nuggets of a movie and it would attach itself in terms of credibility to your work and the style of work that you did, that people would be interested and curious about you and your work as an actor.
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I personally am not religious. I think, put into the wrong hands, it
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