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I do sometimes play characters that are a bit ambiguous. You've got to be brave about that sort of stuff. I like the sense of people not feeling too secure, not immediately knowing what they have in front of them.
I don't like it when people ask actors to work for free - on the fringe - as if it's some kind of virtue. That annoys me - actors should be paid well.
It sounds maybe a little old fashioned, but the parts I want to play and I do play, you don't want to inject too much of your own personality. What you sacrifice then is a slight mystery.
I find any sort of acting that doesn't have any humor in it is mind-numbingly boring. 'Serious acting' is the kind of acting that I don't ever respond to.
Really I just want to get on with my job, which is to pretend to be lots of different people. Simple as that.
I think in my job, it's quite difficult to find work on television… you don't necessarily want to get a profile for something that you don't fully believe in.
One of my favourite parts of acting is the clothes that you get to wear, because it's very important.
I am a private person; I think that's important if you're an actor. But there's a difference between privacy and secrecy, and I'm not a secretive person.
People get distracted by box-office figures and take jobs because they think it will advance their careers.
I had a really fantastic dialect coach that I worked very well with, and I was constantly surprised by the different intonations that the Russian dialect has.
It's a thrilling world, and people really like stories about secrets, which is the essence of a spy drama.
I can totally understand why people say: 'I'm going to do this T.V. series so that I can buy a flat'. But you've got to see what's of value to you as an actor.