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177 Motivational Quotes By Natalie Dormer

Famous As: English Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Anne Boleyn’ in the TV Series ‘The Tudors’
Born On: February 11, 1982
Born In: Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
Age: 40 Years

Natalie Dormer is an eminent English actress who first hogged the limelight for her role in ‘The Tudors,’ for which she bagged in two ‘Gemini Award’ nominations. ‘Sweet Nothings’ marked her stage debut. She earned widespread acclaim for her performance in ‘After Miss Julie’ at the ‘Young Vic Theatre.’ She gained global recognition for her performance in ‘The Game of Thrones,’ for which she also bagged in two ‘Screen Actors Guild Award’ nominations and earned an ‘Empire Award’ and an ‘EWwy Award.’ Some of her other notable film credits include ‘Captain America: The First Avenger,’ ‘The Hunger Games,’ ‘W.E,’ ‘The Forest,’ and various others. Go through the corpus of popular quotes by Natalie Dormer on acting, time, people, beauty, career, roles, heart, character, writing, life, success, love, nature, travel, etc.

You’re adored and you’re talented and the world is waiting to see the results of hard work for the last year

You’re adored and you’re talented and the world is waiting to see the results of hard work for the last year

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You don't want the white men to be written in a three-dimensional way but the black men, not. I mean, it's just about [how] scripts should always reflect real human beings. So that's what I look for.

You don't want the white men to be written in a three-dimensional way but the black men, not. I mean, it's just about [how] scripts should always reflect real human beings. So that's what I look for.

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You don't want the men to be written in a three-dimensional way and the women, not.

You don't want the men to be written in a three-dimensional way and the women, not.

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You can be a good human being and just be shrewd.

You can be a good human being and just be shrewd.

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Women need to have access to counseling services in the way that American or British women can have if something really bad or upsetting happens to them.

Women need to have access to counseling services in the way that American or British women can have if something really bad or upsetting happens to them.

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When you play a real person, you feel a sense of responsibility that obviously you don't feel when you're playing a fictional character.

When you play a real person, you feel a sense of responsibility that obviously you don't feel when you're playing a fictional character.

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We're getting caught up with labels:

We're getting caught up with labels: "Nudity: bad." It's not about "nudity: bad." It's about gratuitous oversexualization of children; it's complicated.

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We accept women being complete c-nts if they’re doing it for a child.

We accept women being complete c-nts if they’re doing it for a child.

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There's no right or wrong, exercise is exercise and it's incredibly healthy for you and, you know, society. And it's a positive thing, so however you want to do it, each individual to themselves.

There's no right or wrong, exercise is exercise and it's incredibly healthy for you and, you know, society. And it's a positive thing, so however you want to do it, each individual to themselves.

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There's been a sort of mini-revolution, an uprising, as was long overdue, about these subject matters: ethnicity and gender equality.

There's been a sort of mini-revolution, an uprising, as was long overdue, about these subject matters: ethnicity and gender equality.

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The Tudors”) “I walked away thinking, well, if I don't get the job, it doesn't matter - I've kissed Jonathan Rhys Meyers!

The Tudors”) “I walked away thinking, well, if I don't get the job, it doesn't matter - I've kissed Jonathan Rhys Meyers!

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Problems reconciling mom and the wife are difficult in the best of times.

Problems reconciling mom and the wife are difficult in the best of times.

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No one thinks that they're a monster. No one thinks that of themselves. Everyone has an earnest belief that it would be better if they were in power.

No one thinks that they're a monster. No one thinks that of themselves. Everyone has an earnest belief that it would be better if they were in power.

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I’ve spent a lot of recreational time walking around historical castles and estates, in Britain and Europe, and so I know what the real thing looks like

I’ve spent a lot of recreational time walking around historical castles and estates, in Britain and Europe, and so I know what the real thing looks like

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I’ve always been a black sheep. That’s a hard thing to be until you find your calling in life. I was bullied a lot at school, probably because I was perceived to be different from everyone else.

I’ve always been a black sheep. That’s a hard thing to be until you find your calling in life. I was bullied a lot at school, probably because I was perceived to be different from everyone else.

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Ive got a soft spot for really cheesy 1980s ballads by Pat Benatar and Foreigner. When I'm having my make-up put on at 6am and I need to be warmed up gently, it's always Ella Fitzgerald or Nina Simone.

Ive got a soft spot for really cheesy 1980s ballads by Pat Benatar and Foreigner. When I'm having my make-up put on at 6am and I need to be warmed up gently, it's always Ella Fitzgerald or Nina Simone.

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Isnt it lovely to know that even the great Sherlock Holmes, the quirky and genius Sherlock Holmes, is vulnerable to love as we all are?

Isnt it lovely to know that even the great Sherlock Holmes, the quirky and genius Sherlock Holmes, is vulnerable to love as we all are?

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If you're a loner and you like to go off and run on your own, do that.

If you're a loner and you like to go off and run on your own, do that.

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I've been a member of some good gyms in the past. I love a good spinning class; I love a good aerobics class.

I've been a member of some good gyms in the past. I love a good spinning class; I love a good aerobics class.

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I'm sure it's there traced along my career. I'm sure it is in most actresses' careers.

I'm sure it's there traced along my career. I'm sure it is in most actresses' careers.

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I was a daydreamer as a kid. I want to act because of whatever artistic bone is in my body. I want to explore what it is to be alive. I just want to make good sh-t.

I was a daydreamer as a kid. I want to act because of whatever artistic bone is in my body. I want to explore what it is to be alive. I just want to make good sh-t.

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I think we have to monitor our minds the way we need to monitor our bodies.

I think we have to monitor our minds the way we need to monitor our bodies.

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I think classes can be the most fun. And if you want to make it a social thing and you want to go with friends, then that's the way to do it.

I think classes can be the most fun. And if you want to make it a social thing and you want to go with friends, then that's the way to do it.

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I started writing it, because it was seven years ago. But yes, that is the genesis of why I started writing.

I started writing it, because it was seven years ago. But yes, that is the genesis of why I started writing.

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I started writing it six and a half years ago, so the landscape has changed a lot in that time.

I started writing it six and a half years ago, so the landscape has changed a lot in that time.

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I started writing In Darkness out of a frustration of the quality of roles that I was reading in scripts for women.

I started writing In Darkness out of a frustration of the quality of roles that I was reading in scripts for women.

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I say I’m an atheist but I wouldn’t mind being visited by a ghost.

I say I’m an atheist but I wouldn’t mind being visited by a ghost.

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I meditate but not regularly. I wish I did more meditation. It's always my New Year's resolution to do more.

I meditate but not regularly. I wish I did more meditation. It's always my New Year's resolution to do more.

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I know people think that acting is not quite the occupation of grown-ups, but it is actually the ultimate learning process: You get a multitude of experiences, all for the price of one life.

I know people think that acting is not quite the occupation of grown-ups, but it is actually the ultimate learning process: You get a multitude of experiences, all for the price of one life.

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I just want to play real human beings. You know, I don't care if they're male or female.

I just want to play real human beings. You know, I don't care if they're male or female.

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I have Margaery Tyrell's - I didn't take it, I was given it - but yes, David [Benioff] and Dan [Weiss] gave me Margaery Tyrell's wedding crown. So that is sitting on my bookshelf.

I have Margaery Tyrell's - I didn't take it, I was given it - but yes, David [Benioff] and Dan [Weiss] gave me Margaery Tyrell's wedding crown. So that is sitting on my bookshelf.

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I go to yoga classes as well as practicing myself. I'm always open to new experiences and when I'm in different cities shooting, I try some local classes sometimes.

I go to yoga classes as well as practicing myself. I'm always open to new experiences and when I'm in different cities shooting, I try some local classes sometimes.

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I feel that we live in an age where everyone's trying to reduce, and soundbite, and cut it down to140 characters, and that's not what life is.

I feel that we live in an age where everyone's trying to reduce, and soundbite, and cut it down to140 characters, and that's not what life is.

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I don't think you have to live in the fantasy world of Westeros to have problems with your mother-in-law.

I don't think you have to live in the fantasy world of Westeros to have problems with your mother-in-law.

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I don't think you can be a diver without a shark on the list.

I don't think you can be a diver without a shark on the list.

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I don't believe in nudity for nudity's sake, nothing gratuitous.

I don't believe in nudity for nudity's sake, nothing gratuitous.

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I do yoga weekly. I don't know who I'd be without yoga and running.

I do yoga weekly. I don't know who I'd be without yoga and running.

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I do as much research as is physically possible when I'm playing a real person, be they alive or dead.

I do as much research as is physically possible when I'm playing a real person, be they alive or dead.

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I buy the odd book. There's a great book out at the moment called Ego Is the Enemy.

I buy the odd book. There's a great book out at the moment called Ego Is the Enemy.

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For me, the sexiest men don't know they're drop-dead gorgeous. Not that I'd ever rule out a pot-bellied plumber in the right circumstances.

For me, the sexiest men don't know they're drop-dead gorgeous. Not that I'd ever rule out a pot-bellied plumber in the right circumstances.

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Feminist, whatever the definition, whatever you call yourself - I am, I'm not - none of us want little girls being forced into early marriage before they're 12.

Feminist, whatever the definition, whatever you call yourself - I am, I'm not - none of us want little girls being forced into early marriage before they're 12.

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Every role affects an actor a little bit. There's always a little chunk of a character that stays left over in your heart.

Every role affects an actor a little bit. There's always a little chunk of a character that stays left over in your heart.

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Cersei took so many of us out in the last episode and she's really turned dark; even Jaime Lannister can see that, so I don't think that Cersei Lannister is long for her Westeros world. I hope she's not.

Cersei took so many of us out in the last episode and she's really turned dark; even Jaime Lannister can see that, so I don't think that Cersei Lannister is long for her Westeros world. I hope she's not.

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As an actor, your text is your bible, so you're not making a documentary, but you still have to follow the choices made by your writer.

As an actor, your text is your bible, so you're not making a documentary, but you still have to follow the choices made by your writer.

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A character on a page has to feel real, and for me the greatest fun is if you could gender-swap the role.

A character on a page has to feel real, and for me the greatest fun is if you could gender-swap the role.

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You'd have to be an idiot to say no to 'Hunger Games.'

You'd have to be an idiot to say no to 'Hunger Games.'

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You can think what you like of Madonna - about her political choices and her PR - but you have to respect her courage not to let the critics stop her exploring her potential.

You can think what you like of Madonna - about her political choices and her PR - but you have to respect her courage not to let the critics stop her exploring her potential.

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Women have a lot of... attitudes enforced in us about our sense of attractiveness being bound up in long, flowing, Hollywood kind of hair.

Women have a lot of... attitudes enforced in us about our sense of attractiveness being bound up in long, flowing, Hollywood kind of hair.

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Women are over 50 percent of the population.

Women are over 50 percent of the population.

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When you have that long, flowing hair, you feel different - when you cut it, the framing of your face changes immediately.

When you have that long, flowing hair, you feel different - when you cut it, the framing of your face changes immediately.

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When I was a little girl, my grandfather, who I was very close to, used to grow yellow roses. He had yellow roses growing all the way up his drive.

When I was a little girl, my grandfather, who I was very close to, used to grow yellow roses. He had yellow roses growing all the way up his drive.

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When I wake up on a Sunday morning with a slight hangover, in the gym with no makeup on, that's who Natalie Dormer really is. The girl next door who gets a spot on her forehead occasionally.

When I wake up on a Sunday morning with a slight hangover, in the gym with no makeup on, that's who Natalie Dormer really is. The girl next door who gets a spot on her forehead occasionally.

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When girls bully, it's very subtle, and you can't define it. At least with boys, the bullying is usually explicit, and you can deal with it. It's psychological with girls.

When girls bully, it's very subtle, and you can't define it. At least with boys, the bullying is usually explicit, and you can deal with it. It's psychological with girls.

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What makes me really happy is a walk in the English countryside. A nice sunset, that British countryside - it means I'm home.

What makes me really happy is a walk in the English countryside. A nice sunset, that British countryside - it means I'm home.

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We live in one of the most complex ages for young, professional women.

We live in one of the most complex ages for young, professional women.

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We don't have enough young, female antiheroes. We don't accept women as antiheroes the way we do the men.

We don't have enough young, female antiheroes. We don't accept women as antiheroes the way we do the men.

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We all need some TLC and to pat ourselves on the back from time to time.

We all need some TLC and to pat ourselves on the back from time to time.

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Travel is so important in its capacity to expand the mind. It's exciting to start as young as possible - you get to see how other cultures live, challenge your senses, and try different cuisines.

Travel is so important in its capacity to expand the mind. It's exciting to start as young as possible - you get to see how other cultures live, challenge your senses, and try different cuisines.

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These are moments in your life to be cherished; they don't come around that often. To be flying around in a 'Game of Thrones' jet, to be greeted by massive enthusiasts.

These are moments in your life to be cherished; they don't come around that often. To be flying around in a 'Game of Thrones' jet, to be greeted by massive enthusiasts.

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There's a real mischievousness about Irishmen, don't you find?

There's a real mischievousness about Irishmen, don't you find?

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There's a part of my heart that forever has Anne Boleyn written on it, who I played in 'The Tudors.'

There's a part of my heart that forever has Anne Boleyn written on it, who I played in 'The Tudors.'

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There was a woman in Elizabeth I's court that happened to have the same family name as me.

There was a woman in Elizabeth I's court that happened to have the same family name as me.

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The world is changing so quickly, and actors now have this huge platform of social media to interact with their audiences, but I choose not to have a social media footprint. I'm old-school like that.

The world is changing so quickly, and actors now have this huge platform of social media to interact with their audiences, but I choose not to have a social media footprint. I'm old-school like that.

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The train system in India is chaotic and fun - it's the best way to see the landscape. Being in with all the families and also being the odd animal is a colourful experience you'll never forget.

The train system in India is chaotic and fun - it's the best way to see the landscape. Being in with all the families and also being the odd animal is a colourful experience you'll never forget.

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The most amazing set where I've shot 'Game of Thrones' is definitely Croatia, in Dubrovnik. It's such a stunning country with lots of good watersports there as well. Just a beautiful, beautiful place.

The most amazing set where I've shot 'Game of Thrones' is definitely Croatia, in Dubrovnik. It's such a stunning country with lots of good watersports there as well. Just a beautiful, beautiful place.

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The hair department on 'Game of Thrones' is incredible.

The hair department on 'Game of Thrones' is incredible.

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The Gili Islands gave me some of my best scuba diving experiences, including tons of turtles.

The Gili Islands gave me some of my best scuba diving experiences, including tons of turtles.

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Sometimes a woman's looks or sensuality are too readily wrapped up in their power.

Sometimes a woman's looks or sensuality are too readily wrapped up in their power.

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Shaving half my head was a look that meant I could go punkier with my style.

Shaving half my head was a look that meant I could go punkier with my style.

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Sci-fi always runs out a little bit ahead of reality, right? Automatic doors in 'Star Trek,' stuff like that. It all happened, didn't it, finally?

Sci-fi always runs out a little bit ahead of reality, right? Automatic doors in 'Star Trek,' stuff like that. It all happened, didn't it, finally?

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Perfect is very boring, and if you happen to have a different look, that's a celebration of human nature, I think. If we were all symmetrical and perfect, life would be very dull.

Perfect is very boring, and if you happen to have a different look, that's a celebration of human nature, I think. If we were all symmetrical and perfect, life would be very dull.

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Obviously, you have quieter years than others - you don't go jumping out of a plane every day.

Obviously, you have quieter years than others - you don't go jumping out of a plane every day.

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Nothing is taken lightly in 'The Hunger Games.'

Nothing is taken lightly in 'The Hunger Games.'

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Network shows shoot so fast, so you kind of have to just go with your instinct.

Network shows shoot so fast, so you kind of have to just go with your instinct.

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My yoga mat comes everywhere. Keeps me stretched out after sitting still on all those planes, trains and road journeys.

My yoga mat comes everywhere. Keeps me stretched out after sitting still on all those planes, trains and road journeys.

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My role as Ewan McGregor's girlfriend in the film 'Incendiary' ended up on the cutting-room floor, but at least I had two brilliant days of acting with Ewan.

My role as Ewan McGregor's girlfriend in the film 'Incendiary' ended up on the cutting-room floor, but at least I had two brilliant days of acting with Ewan.

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My party trick is that I can get ready to go to the party really quickly. I'm actually a woman that can have a shower, dry and style her hair, do her make-up and get dressed in under an hour.

My party trick is that I can get ready to go to the party really quickly. I'm actually a woman that can have a shower, dry and style her hair, do her make-up and get dressed in under an hour.

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My first time to Rome was when I was backpacking with my best friend around Europe for a month at 18 years old, so I remember that excitement of being away from home properly for the first time.

My first time to Rome was when I was backpacking with my best friend around Europe for a month at 18 years old, so I remember that excitement of being away from home properly for the first time.

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More often than not, I get cast as quite Machiavellian roles - it's something about my face; I'm quite shifty or something!

More often than not, I get cast as quite Machiavellian roles - it's something about my face; I'm quite shifty or something!

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Make-up is all about shading; it's about tactical application.

Make-up is all about shading; it's about tactical application.

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Madonna is completely down-to-earth. She's an absolute professional.

Madonna is completely down-to-earth. She's an absolute professional.

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Long skirts are annoying; they get in the way.

Long skirts are annoying; they get in the way.

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Kids are very cruel to each other.

Kids are very cruel to each other.

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Jennifer Lawrence is just the coolest girl.

Jennifer Lawrence is just the coolest girl.

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It's funny how being an actor forces you to do things or go places that you wouldn't ordinarily.

It's funny how being an actor forces you to do things or go places that you wouldn't ordinarily.

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It's fascinating how much of our sense of attractiveness and feminine identity is bound up in our hair.

It's fascinating how much of our sense of attractiveness and feminine identity is bound up in our hair.

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It's a writer's or director's role to be cerebral, whereas for an actor it should be a visceral, gut thing. When the action starts, it's best to turn the brain off and let it become an instinctual thing.

It's a writer's or director's role to be cerebral, whereas for an actor it should be a visceral, gut thing. When the action starts, it's best to turn the brain off and let it become an instinctual thing.

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It really bugs me the way people criticise how actors look. We're not models. Models exist.

It really bugs me the way people criticise how actors look. We're not models. Models exist.

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It is impossible for human beings not to view something subjectively.

It is impossible for human beings not to view something subjectively.

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Isn't it lovely to know that even the great Sherlock Holmes, the quirky and genius Sherlock Holmes, is vulnerable to love as we all are?

Isn't it lovely to know that even the great Sherlock Holmes, the quirky and genius Sherlock Holmes, is vulnerable to love as we all are?

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If there's 'game' in the title, I'm there! Ready to play!

If there's 'game' in the title, I'm there! Ready to play!

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I've taken my clothes off enough in my career.

I've taken my clothes off enough in my career.

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I've played a lot of elegance and refinement, so to do something really down and dirty is a great attraction.

I've played a lot of elegance and refinement, so to do something really down and dirty is a great attraction.

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I've never been far from the river. I'm sort of like a Thames-nymph.

I've never been far from the river. I'm sort of like a Thames-nymph.

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I've been told that N.Y. in the spring is pretty special.

I've been told that N.Y. in the spring is pretty special.

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I've been spoiled rotten with the costumes I've worn.

I've been spoiled rotten with the costumes I've worn.

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I've been insane from a very early age.

I've been insane from a very early age.

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I've always been a history lover. I've spent a lot of recreational time walking around historical castles and estates, in Britain and Europe, and so I know what the real thing looks like.

I've always been a history lover. I've spent a lot of recreational time walking around historical castles and estates, in Britain and Europe, and so I know what the real thing looks like.

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I'm very lucky to be in projects that have such skilled writing in them.

I'm very lucky to be in projects that have such skilled writing in them.

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I'm quite physical. I'm from one of those dog-walking families where hiking up a mountain is meant to be fun.

I'm quite physical. I'm from one of those dog-walking families where hiking up a mountain is meant to be fun.

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I'm not going to comment about potential jobs in the future because that's a rabbit hole to go down and get caught up in, but all I'll say is I'll go where the good scripts are.

I'm not going to comment about potential jobs in the future because that's a rabbit hole to go down and get caught up in, but all I'll say is I'll go where the good scripts are.

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I'm not clever enough to be in machinations and real politics.

I'm not clever enough to be in machinations and real politics.

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