I'm not a big guy for research. You've got to take a risk.
I've played all these extreme guys, but playing an everyman type has its own challenges.
The goal is always just trying to stretch yourself as an actor.
I am a private person; I think that's important if you're an actor. But there's a difference between privacy and secrecy, and I'm not a secretive person.
I do sometimes play characters that are a bit ambiguous. You've got to be brave about that sort of stuff. I like the sense of people not feeling too secure, not immediately knowing what they have in front of them.
If one story becomes too hot, then you can't forget it. As an actor, you want to remain fluid.
Life's too short.
I find any sort of acting that doesn't have any humor in it is mind-numbingly boring.
It's a thrilling world, and people really like stories about secrets, which is the essence of a spy drama.
Never, ever wear three-quarter length trousers. Even in the summer.
People get distracted by box-office figures and take jobs because they think it will advance their careers.
The kind of actors I admire move through different characters and genres.
I have to write in sequence and only in sequence.
I don't like it when people ask actors to work for free - on the fringe - as if it's some kind of virtue. That annoys me - actors should be paid well.
I find any sort of acting that doesn't have any humor in it is mind-numbingly boring. 'Serious acting' is the kind of acting that I don't ever respond to.
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