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They’re not bombarding me with offers, although the ones that have come along have been too preposterous to contemplate, so it’s not as if I…
The English people, a lot of them, would not be able to understand a word of spoken Shakespeare. There are people who do and I’m…
People have the idea of missionaries as going out with the Bible and hitting natives with it. It’s not really what they were doing. They…
My primary instinct as an actor is not the big transformation. It’s thrilling if a performer can do that well, but that’s not me. Often…
My parents and grandparents have always been engaged in teaching or the medical profession or the priesthood, so I’ve sort of grown up with a…
My looks aren’t something that come dazzlingly through in everything I do. I can be made to look one way or the other fairly easily……
I work with the options I have in front of me and my reasons for choosing a job can vary enormously depending on the circumstances.…
I think that London is very much like that. I find there’s humour in the air and people are interesting. And I think that it’s…
One of my grandfathers, actually, having gone out there as a minister, decided he would better serve the people as a doctor. So at a…
I have a very long relationship with America. My mother grew up there and I felt to some extent that I partly belong there. I…
We’ve always been involved with America – I have a son who lives there and it’s a big part of my life.
The last thing I would attempt to do is to buy clothes for a child I didn’t know well.
My grandmother was a minister as well, which was not that common in the 1930s.
I’m not patient, and some things drive me crazy. In my work, I get incredibly upset when people don’t get it right or don’t respect…
I haven’t had to struggle very much. I haven’t paid my dues. I think I have been lucky.
I do notice that when I’ve been away and I come back to London. People look at you. People are ready to pick arguments.
Bridget Jones is part of literary lore now and actually to be a part of it is enormously flattering.
If you don’t mind haunting the margins, I think there is more freedom there.
I was delighted to become a popular-culture reference point. I’m still delighted about it actually, and I still find it to be weird.
I have a kind of neutrality, physically, which has helped me. I have a face that can be made to look a lot better –…
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