Jessica Brown Findlay
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Jessica Brown Findlay
The first episodes I actually read for ‘Downton,’ Sybil was really intimidated and hadn’t come into her own. So it’s only in Series Two that…
On the surface, it’s really easy to dismiss certain characters, but sometimes you find that the most interesting parts are disappointingly shallow. It’s your job…
I’ve got four piercings in my left, so we’ve dubbed my right one the ‘period drama ear.’ I have to be filmed from that side…
I’m starting to shake it off, I am quite self-conscious, and it’s only when I’m playing roles that I can escape that. The older I…
I trained as a ballet dancer till I was 18, so I would really like to get back to it. I’d love it if there…
I trained as a ballet dancer and fell in love with Rudolf Nureyev; I thought him the most beautiful creature. My mum had to break…
I like to accessorise shirts with a little ribbon tied round my collar or a country style ascot. I’ve also sewed little hearts on some…
I do so many things. Like when I was younger, if I drove past a house that I didn’t want to live in, I’d hold…
Sometimes when a scene is written or directed to be shouted or played incredibly angrily, I always think it’s way more terrifying when someone is…
You don’t automatically assume everyone will fall for a period drama.
Unfortunately I had an ankle problem and underwent three operations.
There’s a reason hobble skirts are called hobble skirts. You literally can’t move very far in them.
The thing I adore about acting is that it’s not me: you get to experience all these emotions, but essentially it’s not you.
I’ve read my grandmother’s memoirs and she served as a nurse during World War II. What they had to do was incredible.
I’ve been told I make a very good brew.
I’m really into strong, female roles – but they don’t have to necessarily be loud – I’m just as interested in introverts too.
I’m hungry for a cold and mean character. I’d love it if someone thought I could play gritty. I want to play a baddie –…
I love when people become obsessed with ‘Downton.’
I trained as a ballet dancer – well, I started when I was two and a half, and was serious about it from when I…
I have endless playlists on my iPod so will throw on, say, Bruce Springsteen or The Smiths, depending on what kind of day I’m going…
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