” But I was ready for it and I knew I could do it. I’ve just turned 40, I have a son and I feel more settled and driven than ever. I think my 40s will be my most prolific time. It’s a very rare life you get to lead as a sitcom guy. “


” That’s an amazing feeling, to walk onstage, and you’re not thinking about anything, you’re not thinking about your lines or what you’re supposed to do – your body, your brain knows, so there’s freedom. There’s not fear, there’s not nerves. “


” I think there’s a certain objectivity that comes from being Canadian. You’re partly British and partly American, you have a good bird’s-eye view of both countries. So much of the comedy that comes out of Canada is impersonation – it’s less ‘look at me’ than it is ‘look at me playing other people. “


” I think I was very lucky that I didn’t get well-known until my early thirties. If it had happened when I was younger, you might have seen me falling out of nightclubs. I think I conducted myself as a much better human being because I was already married when all that came along (I got married five months after I got the role as Will). “


” As a television actor, there’s a power you’re given to use your image to do something valuable. As a parent, these messages are particularly important to me. “


” If you’re doing an hour-long show, you’re working movie hours, doing a 12-15-hour day. We work three or four hours a day, and get every third or fourth week off to give the writers time to write. It’s the cushiest job in Hollywood. “


” Growing up, my father was a financial analyst for an oil company. He was just a regular dad. And when I would say, ‘Hey, come see my play,’ he’d say, ‘Sure.’ He’d see one, ‘Oh, good play’ – you know, very typical dad reaction. “


” Most people, if you live in a big city, you see some form of schizophrenia every day, and it’s always in the form of someone homeless. ‘Look at that guy – he’s crazy. He looks dangerous.’ Well, he’s on the streets because of mental illness. He probably had a job and a home. “


” I always get a little uppity when I hear the phrase ‘TV actor.’ It’s like saying you’re a magazine reporter. I was in the theater for ten years before I ever had a TV audition. “



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