The definition of insanity in Texas is so insane that it's impossible to be insane in Texas.
You've always got to work with the best if you can, and of course, the best are the best because they're different. They expect certain standards, and they're usually very difficult people to work with.
I like to razz the Trekkies a little bit. Who doesn't? It's trainspotting, isn't it? But they are very well-meaning, actually. I've done a couple of Star Trek conventions, and they've only been really welcoming.
Once you commit to something, you've got to commit the whole way. Try and make the best of it.
The thing is, I've never been a handsome leading-man type, so let's not kid ourselves.
If you look a little punkish, then they're going to give you the parts. And if you play an iconic villain early on in your career, you tend to get asked to play one over and over and over again.
An actor cannot be a censor. I'm there to interpret.
I'm not quite as buoyant as I was in my youth.
It is true I'd rather get a hole in one than win an Academy Award.
The most nurturing of directors can make you feel too comfortable, and you don't really push for that extra whatever.
There are no great scripts - just great films.
The villains that I play, I always think that they are grounded, wonderful people with enormous intellects who are very exciting to spend an evening with. I never see them as bad people.
You can't hold back. You can't think of the subtleties of playing. You just have to get out and really bare it all, and hopefully you don't fall off the plank. And if you do, hey, pick yourself up, dust yourself down, and start all over again.
I think we're all a little afraid of the dark. If you lived in the country, as I did, there's nothing quite like country dark, which was really black. And as a child, your imagination runs wild.
Different directors offer you different things, and it's not necessarily the most obvious things.
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