My early life was a bit of a mess but it was no one's fault. It was just how it was.
To tell an ally - who is shedding blood next to you - that you can't share information is a crime.
There wasn't a single good character in 'Titanic' who was English and this is typical.
Americans who have travelled and who have English friends know we are not necessarily all baddies, but I think that seeing us being so incessantly nasty on screen has a drip, drip, drip effect on the rest of them.
I don't think I could be happy as an actor if there was a tyrant on the set.
I know that some actors take acting terribly seriously. I take it seriously in that if someone pays me to do it I know I have to deliver.
If people are given quality stuff to watch, they'll watch it.
On film sets, people get put down in public a lot.
There were certain young actors I had trained with at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art who had always got the big parts and I was always the spear-carrier. Suddenly the roles were reversed and I couldn't understand why, and nor could they.
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