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I went further and further back through the centuries to get a sense of perspective but now at least I understand why Irish history evokes…
Although this is a fictitious story the history is real. You don’t want to re-write history but you certainly want to portray events and characters…
When I left school I went to Australia for a year and worked in the drama department of a school in Perth.
There is an odd sense of responsibility attached to appearing in a drama about a real piece of history. A work of fiction is fun.
The reason I wanted to be an actor is that I don’t want to play me for the rest of my life and make money…
I’m not really very ambitious. I’m more interested in enjoying my life and looking after my family than being hugely successful.
Now here I am playing a passionate young Irishman who would die for what he believes in.
I’m attracted to seeing how different I can be, pushing the boat out.
I talked to everyone about the project: actors and extras, members of the crew and passers by.
I find it incredibly romantic that people should fight for a cause they believe in and be prepared to die for it.
I’m more interested in enjoying my life and looking after my family than being hugely successful.
I don’t have any expectations as an actor, and being rich and famous is not my driving force.
It’s difficult to gauge that. With a bad guy you just know you’re bad. To play a nice guy is harder – unless you are…
I’m not really very ambitious.
Baddies always do get the best lines, that’s the honest truth.
The good guy only gets the girl in a soppy way.
It was only when I finished the course and left my graduation diploma on the bus that I realised I’d become an actor.
It felt good doing a physical job, and going home each evening feeling like I had really done a day’s work.
There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don’t necessarily want to be like them. I’m too happy being myself.
There are lots of people I admire and respect, but I don’t necessarily want to be like them. I’m to happy being myself.
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