James Norton Famous Quotes & Sayings

31 James Norton Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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There's so much going on in Andrei [Bolkonsky]. He's wrangling with these big existential conundrums, and he tries out different routes to fulfillment. He tries falling in love, that doesn't work. He goes to war and searches for military glory, that doesn't work. He does the quiet life of a farmer. He's always active. That's what I loved about him, he's always looking, searching. He's really inquisitive. James Norton Sayings: There's so much going on in Andrei [Bolkonsky]. He's wrangling with these big existential conundrums,
As far as people I'd like to work with, the list is endless. I think to work with Steve McQueen would be amazing, and then some of the U.K. talent we have: Eddie Marsan, Olivia Colman, both of whom I have met and admired for a long time. We're very blessed in this country; there is so much talent for people to work with and learn from. James Norton Sayings: As far as people I'd like to work with, the list is endless. I think
For any actor, it's a great privilege to play a character that is very distant from yourself. James Norton Sayings: For any actor, it's a great privilege to play a character that is very distant
It takes a lot of courage, when everyone is asking you what you want to do, if you say that you want to be a musician or an actor; people can be very condescending and say, 'Oh, that's so sweet, good luck with that!' It can be very frustrating. James Norton Sayings: It takes a lot of courage, when everyone is asking you what you want to
I grew up in North Yorkshire, but now London is home. James Norton Sayings: I grew up in North Yorkshire, but now London is home.
When I was playing a psychopath in 'Happy Valley,' it was really weird. James Norton Sayings: When I was playing a psychopath in 'Happy Valley,' it was really weird.
I grew up in the countryside, so I had quite a feral life up until the age of about fourteen. James Norton Sayings: I grew up in the countryside, so I had quite a feral life up until
Being in a person's head for five months, where they're so hateful, is kind of exhausting. James Norton Sayings: Being in a person's head for five months, where they're so hateful, is kind of
When I got into drama school, that's when I knew that I could safely say that I wanted to be a professional actor. James Norton Sayings: When I got into drama school, that's when I knew that I could safely say
If you're constantly stepping outside of the character and judging them, you'll never really be able to fully engage because you'll always be slightly cynical. James Norton Sayings: If you're constantly stepping outside of the character and judging them, you'll never really be
Being in Russia filming War & Peace ... filming War & Peace alone is an extraordinary experience, but to be out there was just magical. James Norton Sayings: Being in Russia filming War & Peace ... filming War & Peace alone is an
'Happy Valley' has really changed things for me. James Norton Sayings: 'Happy Valley' has really changed things for me.
I'm quite a smiley guy, I have my moments, but I think I'm generally of a relatively optimistic nature. James Norton Sayings: I'm quite a smiley guy, I have my moments, but I think I'm generally of
I had the acting bug from a very early age. James Norton Sayings: I had the acting bug from a very early age.
If you compare the violence in 'Happy Valley' to the violence in something like 'Game of Thrones,' it's nothing. But it is shocking because it's so real and grounded. The characters could live next door to you - they're not in a remote fantasy world. James Norton Sayings: If you compare the violence in 'Happy Valley' to the violence in something like 'Game
Half of what creates psychopaths is genetic, but the other half is conditioning. James Norton Sayings: Half of what creates psychopaths is genetic, but the other half is conditioning.
I do a mean mouth trumpet. James Norton Sayings: I do a mean mouth trumpet.
You don't want a character who sits on an even playing field the whole time. James Norton Sayings: You don't want a character who sits on an even playing field the whole time.
I love, when I'm on holiday in cities, going into church and feeling that reverence and that kind of automatic respect: the sort of magic which exists in those kind of religious temples. James Norton Sayings: I love, when I'm on holiday in cities, going into church and feeling that reverence
You really try to work the character out and spend time in the headspace of the character. That's what I did. James Norton Sayings: You really try to work the character out and spend time in the headspace of
Kids used to come round to my house, and I'd force them to do a play in the bay windows of my house and get all the mums and dads to sit and watch. I'd write the programme, write the play and be the star. James Norton Sayings: Kids used to come round to my house, and I'd force them to do a
We live in secular world now, but most of our art and culture is rooted in religion. James Norton Sayings: We live in secular world now, but most of our art and culture is rooted
I wanted to do a degree in something I was interested in before going into acting. James Norton Sayings: I wanted to do a degree in something I was interested in before going into
For a long time I had a vintage stall, where I sold men's vintage clothing, and my girlfriend was convinced it was just to do with a problem I had where I just couldn't stop buying senseless clothes, even if they didn't fit me. James Norton Sayings: For a long time I had a vintage stall, where I sold men's vintage clothing,
The Russians were all really accommodating, and that made it really special. To be allowed in Catherine's Summer Palace ... Lily [James] and I have this scene where we fall in love and we waltz up and down this enormous gold hall with thousands of candles and a live orchestra and 300 Russian extras. To do those scenes in situ really meant it was a once-in-a-lifetime job. James Norton Sayings: The Russians were all really accommodating, and that made it really special. To be allowed
If it's a sunny day, I get this weird guilt if I'm not making the most of it, so I'll walk or go for a swim or get on my bike, or I'll go to the Heath, just have a reason to get out. James Norton Sayings: If it's a sunny day, I get this weird guilt if I'm not making the
I crashed my bicycle on the way to my first date with my ex-girlfriend and was cautioned by the police. James Norton Sayings: I crashed my bicycle on the way to my first date with my ex-girlfriend and
As an actor, I think most people have a tendency to want to demonstrate that they can act, they can emote. James Norton Sayings: As an actor, I think most people have a tendency to want to demonstrate that
I think the mistake lots of people make when it comes to a psychopath is that they completely write off their actions as cruel, callous and completely calculated, but actually, the truth is that they have interests and reasons behind their actions. James Norton Sayings: I think the mistake lots of people make when it comes to a psychopath is
Every day, every scene, you were like, "My god. I'm doing a scene with Brian Cox today and then I'm onto a scene with Stephen Rea." For us young actors, I think we were all very, very star-struck and impressed by the caliber of everyone who came out. James Norton Sayings: Every day, every scene, you were like, "My god. I'm doing a scene with Brian
I love good stories; you have to have a good plot - characters which intertwine with a good plot. James Norton Sayings: I love good stories; you have to have a good plot - characters which intertwine