I don't see myself as the Hunk of the Month.
That's it. I've said all I've got to say on the world of James Bond.
I had to have some balls to be Irish Catholic in South London. Most of that time I spent fighting.
Dark comedy is very difficult. You have to bring the audience in and push them away at the same time.
It never felt real to me. I never felt I had complete ownership over Bond. Because you'd have these stupid one-liners - which I loathed - and I always felt phony doing them.
Some people have a tendency to get knocked down in this business and sulk and whine, and they just create a rod for their back, really. You have to have broad shoulders and get through it.
For me, acting is doing.
I became a connoisseur of that nasty thud a manuscript makes when it comes through the letter box.
I listened to my record and hear lots of influences. And it's very rich... it's got a wide spectrum.
At the last census it indicated that about 22 per cent of Australians were born overseas.
I am, indeed, a king, because I know how to rule myself.
These companies are in it for their dollars, and whatever is hot that is what they follow.
And the most important thing you can do is learn to edit yourself. And then go back and rewrite.