As a single mum I have to work, so I'm grateful to have the help of a wonderful and trusted nanny like I had when I was young.
Babies are endlessly fascinating to look at and I'm obsessed about their complete and utter lack of guile.
I really fancy Harrison Ford. I've got to say I think he's really divine. He's, like, an older man, I guess, although he's not really that old, obviously. I don't want to offend him
But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England.
I wouldn't change a thing about what I've done in the past because what may have been bad choices have all led me to this moment.
Anyone who has that weird volition to become an actor probably has a weird volition to do lots of other creative things - to write, to play music, to paint, to cook.
There is absolutely no point in sitting around and feeling sorry for yourself. The great power you have is to let go ... focus on what you have, no that which has been mean or unkindly removed.
People go 'You look a lot like Minnie Driver.' Once I said, 'Thanks, Minnie is a great actress.' But, it blew up in my face. This person said, 'Nah, didn't like the last movie she did.'
I would never judge anyone for going anywhere for money.
I taught myself how to play guitar - pretty badly, but I knew enough about music to start to figure it out.
I wouldn't go back and be 25 again for all the tea in China.
I live a generally quiet life, as it were.
I don't know why my parents split up. I guess they just drifted apart, but I do know they stayed very good friends.
I like the theater enormously, but I truly love films - the whole bizarre, boring process that it can be.
I really believe in the characters I play.
Last year my boyfriend gave me a painting - a very personal one. I really prefer personal gifts or ones made by someone for me. Except diamonds. That's the exception to the rule.
I can't pass a puppy, a kid or a baby without stopping. It's really annoying to every boyfriend I've ever head. My mother will roll her eyes and go, "God, really?!" But, I find children funny and great, and I love them.
I'd prefer not to be the pretty thing in a film. It's such a bloody responsibility to look cute, because people know when you don't and they're like, They're trying to pass her off as the cute girl and she's looking like a bedraggled sack of potatoes.
Singing is my dream and, while it may have not been a commercial success, critically I was thrilled with the reception my first album got.
As an English actress constantly playing Americans, you already had to step way out of your box in that way.
Celebrity is a weird appendage, which is useless unless you do something with it.
I was equally in love with singing and acting from an early age.
I waited a long time to have children because I had this career that was kind of like my kid, it required as much nurturing.
I want a regular pay cheque.
The Masonic aspect of Hollywood is so bizarre.
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