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Probably Children of Men because it was such an unusual lead character. It was a guy who had given up. To play someone so listless was very difficult because you don't want to get to the point where people have given up wanting to go on any journey with you. It was a real challenge.
Have you gotten more comfortable having fans? Melody Barnes, TORONTO
Listen, if people appreciate your work, there's nothing nicer. When I was young, I did a big TV show in England called Chancer. I kind of got thrown into the limelight, so I went through a period of finding a way of dealing with it. When things opened up in the States for me, it was less disorienting than it would have been if I hadn't had that experience. But I think most parents stay grounded. My kids keep me very much in check, really. I have very low status in my house. The days are full of disapproving looks.
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