Basically, my life is so boring, it's embarrassing.
I just don't believe in love at first sight any more, even though I've based my whole career on the concept.
Now [after doing Pilates], I have muscles of steel and could easily deal with giving birth.
My grandmother was utterly convinced I'd wind up as the Archbishop of Canterbury. And, to be honest, I've never entirely ruled it out.
I could do with more mobbing. Particularly from women. I'd like to be treated like Ricky Martin.
And film acting is incredibly tedious, just by its nature. It's incredibly, mind numbingly slow.
There is space in the supermarket shelf for all of us.
I cling to the fantasy that I could have done something more creative. Like actually writing a script, or writing a book. But the awful truth is that I... probably can't!
Most actors really love it, that's what they want to do. They burn to do it. And so they'll read a script and think, that's an interesting part. And because they love acting, that blinds them to the fact that the rest of it is pretentious nonsense, which it very often is.
I'm a laugh tart. I make no secret of that fact.
I don't particularly like babies. I don't mind them for about four minutes. That's my max. After that I can't quite see what everyone's fussing about.
The only reason my work seems to be eclectic up to a certain period is because I was a failure as an actor.
The moral of filmmaking in Britain is that you will be screwed by the weather.
I had Courtney Love's left bosom out of her dress on my plate in front of me. It was extraordinary. I didn't know where to look.
I don't have any particular burning desire to go back to being cuddly. Not really.
Plus, teaching brings home to you very fast that you actually know nothing. I didn't realize that before.
I quite like Pilates now. I have a Pilates girl in every city.
Strangely enough I'm better on a stage. I love that I feel like I blossom in front of a whole bunch of people.
The reason I turn down 99% of a hundred, I mean a thousand, scripts is because romantic comedies are often very romantic but seldom very funny.
But I just know from experience that accent wise, even if you're an accent genius, crossing the Atlantic is the hardest thing in the world either way.
I don't think there's much point in putting me a deep, dark, heavy, emotional film because there are people who do it so much better than I do.
My dad used to have to open the second bottle of wine in the loo in case Mum heard the cork coming out.
Women are frightening. If you get to 41 as a man, you're quite battle-scarred.
And I particularly like the whole thing of being boss. Boss and employee... It's the slave quality that I find very alluring.
I play the sort of character who would sell his grandmother for career advancement, something I've come across a lot with actors.
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