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Which is good, in a way, because the danger in doing something like STAR TREK is that you end up in that pigeonhole and you’re…
Well, I’ve always been a character actor, you know, and you always get your share of character actors who are bad guys. So it never…
Talking about the show reminds you of things that you went through. So it’s fun. When the show was on, I couldn’t have handled it.…
Normally when I’m sent a script I’ll read it through to see how it hangs as a story and then I’ll go back and read…
I usually look at things like that from an audience perspective first, then have a closer look at the specific character they’re talking about me…
If you’re playing the a historical character that’s in the public consciousness, then obviously you’ve got to make an effort to look like that person…
I love doing comedy. You don’t get many good comedy scripts. They’re rare. But, I do love playing comedy. Even in drama, I like to…
Even in the depths of dreadful situations, there’s usually something rather comic, or something you can laugh about afterwards, at least. So, I do look…
As an actor, my background is in the theater and I feel that my strong suit is period work, but I actually didn’t do much…
As an actor, I like to get a bit of momentum going with a character and kind of work a bit quicker. I mean, not…
Well, I’ve always been a character actor, you know, and you always get your share of character actors who are bad guys.
It’s interesting because I haven’t done a lot of period work in the past, but I always wanted to because I’m interested in history.
In the past I’ve worked with directors who saw very much their scene in their head and knew exactly how they were going to cut…
I played trombone for 10 minutes, and then I was in an accordion band in school for even less.
A good comedy’s very hard to make, so good comic writing I really enjoy.
I do probably 80 or 90 per cent of the cooking at home.
There’s no reason not to be in television now. You get to live at home and you’re not on the road all the time, they…
My old manager of the Irish National Theatre said ‘Don’t worry about being a star, just worry about being a working actor. Just keep working.’…
I suppose I look for humor in most situations because it humanizes things; it makes a character much more three-dimensional if there’s some kind of…
I kind of have an interest in all history. And I suspect it comes from being Irish – we like stories, we like telling stories,…
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