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There was a point when I was very young where I remember talking with my mom about going to drama school and this was maybe…
There are many mediocre entertainers who don’t aspire to much more than fame and glory. It’s very easy to have them as your role models…
One of the reasons I didn’t ever pursue a career – in the music world if you’re black or mixed, you need to be able…
I really feel that I had a genuinely diverse, multicultural upbringing, and I just don’t find New York to be quite as diverse. Maybe I’m…
I make a really delicious eggplant and squash curry that’s inspired by Vij of Vij’s Restaurant, a great chef and restaurateur in Vancouver. I like…
Growing up in London, with a hippie mom, I don’t know that I’m most people’s definition of what a black person is. I’m mixed, yes,…
Great artists are the ones who have put their entire selves out there to be adored, humiliated, to be picked at, cherished, all of those…
Coming from the U.K., I can think of so many great songs and musical moments that didn’t require a belter of a voice; my favorite…
I’ve stayed away from sexy roles. It’s never interested me.
You have to be willing to be afraid if you’re going to be an artist.
I was this very precocious kid with a big personality. When my mother saw that modelling was something I enjoyed, she didn’t dissuade me.
I wanted to work with Mike Leigh. I had my list of British people I wanted to work with, and I wanted to work with…
I can remember being very keen to go to drama school at the age of eight, and practising ballet in my bedroom to Queen soundtracks.
Any good director, and I’ve worked with a few that I would call very good, they know how to disarm any anxieties very quickly.
I was a big fan of John Cassavetes, his wife, Gena Rowlands, and that era of filmmaking which was about realism and which represented the…
I dabbled a little bit in the whole music thing but I’ve always thought about Bernie Taupin, who is Elton John’s lyricist; Elton John is…
As an artist, there’s so many categories that you’re put into, that there are so many things that I’m about that I’ve never explored as…
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