Rufus Sewell Famous Quotes & Sayings

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48 Rufus Sewell Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Rufus Sewell Sayings: 'The Taming Of The Shrew' is probably the first time I've worked in this country 'The Taming Of The Shrew' is probably the first time I've worked in this country for about ten years, apart from theatre, and it's not for want of trying. It was so fantastic to work in London - it felt really glamorous.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: I think the only thing I've got going for me as an actor specifically is I think the only thing I've got going for me as an actor specifically is the fact that I can change.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: I'm in a position where I'm being continually knocked back for the kind of independent I'm in a position where I'm being continually knocked back for the kind of independent films I want to be in because people don't know who I am.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: My feelings about my mortality are less selfish than they used to be. I used My feelings about my mortality are less selfish than they used to be. I used to affect a cavalier attitude to death; now I see it from my son's perspective.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: I've discovered that I've never had much respect for money, and that has meant that I've discovered that I've never had much respect for money, and that has meant that money has ended up ruling me a little bit more than it should have. So I'm trying to learn - at this late stage in life! - to actually control that.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: I don't know if the money I've earned is going to need to last me I don't know if the money I've earned is going to need to last me for the next few weeks or the rest of my life.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: People talk about opportunity knocking, but the gate was always swinging in the breeze before People talk about opportunity knocking, but the gate was always swinging in the breeze before I got to the door.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: Given the choice between someone saying I was handsome in a role or ugly but Given the choice between someone saying I was handsome in a role or ugly but good, I know which I'd choose.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: The reason I am unemployed for six months out of every year is because I The reason I am unemployed for six months out of every year is because I have to turn down most of the films I'm offered. If I didn't, I'd only ever play a dark, satanic count on a horse.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: For a long time, I didn't give anything my all. I was so afraid that For a long time, I didn't give anything my all. I was so afraid that I'd be crap, so I held myself back.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: I'd like an omelet named after me. I'd like an omelet named after me.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: At times, I think of my career as a map. The closer you get to At times, I think of my career as a map. The closer you get to the map, the more you know where you are, but the closer I get to my career, the less happy I feel. At the same time, I have carved out the career for myself which I wanted.
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Rufus Sewell Sayings: It's important to me to be in a relationship when I'm in one, but I'm It's important to me to be in a relationship when I'm in one, but I'm not someone who needs to be in a relationship.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: Hollywood is my domestic idyll. Hollywood is my domestic idyll.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: Don't die with a bottle of champagne in your fridge. Don't die with a bottle of champagne in your fridge.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I've always liked the idea of regularly doing a play but I was offered things I've always liked the idea of regularly doing a play but I was offered things which I felt were too 'celebie' and West Endy.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I do as much comedy as I possibly can, but I'm basically limited by the I do as much comedy as I possibly can, but I'm basically limited by the imagination of the secretaries who make the decisions.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I think I was a bit frightened of having to be a grownup and tried I think I was a bit frightened of having to be a grownup and tried to put that off for as long as I could.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I don't think the roles that I'm necessarily known for in this country are my I don't think the roles that I'm necessarily known for in this country are my best work, or even anywhere near it. I didn't think I was great in 'Arcadia.' I think it's a great part and a great play and had a lot of attention.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I've gone through long periods without being with someone and got a bit lonely, but I've gone through long periods without being with someone and got a bit lonely, but not for a while.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: My career has suddenly started to be the one that I'd always wanted, not in My career has suddenly started to be the one that I'd always wanted, not in terms of level of success, but in terms of - and this is what I've been banging on about - playing different parts in different media.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I'm hoping that a lifetime of compromise and disappointment will read as extra depth and I'm hoping that a lifetime of compromise and disappointment will read as extra depth and layers in my work.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: People talk about me in 'Arcadia' and I think I was okay in it but People talk about me in 'Arcadia' and I think I was okay in it but I've given better performances in other productions that didn't have the same impact. But I knew 'Arcadia' was going to be an event and I wanted to be part of it.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I wasn't a model schoolboy. Of course, I was forced to sit through Shakespeare and I wasn't a model schoolboy. Of course, I was forced to sit through Shakespeare and I really got into some of it, though it depended on who was reading it out.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: Yes, years of compromise and disappointment have added depth to my acting. Yes, years of compromise and disappointment have added depth to my acting.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: As a person I'm perfectly vain, I'm just vainer as an actor about my ability. As a person I'm perfectly vain, I'm just vainer as an actor about my ability. My acting vanity trumps my human vanity.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I think if a character appeals to you, there are certain parts of yourself will I think if a character appeals to you, there are certain parts of yourself will come to the fore and other parts that will play down.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I want to be able to do anything. I know it's probably not reasonable to I want to be able to do anything. I know it's probably not reasonable to expect, but that's what I'd like to do.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: Of course, I want to look good, as that helped me get jobs. But it Of course, I want to look good, as that helped me get jobs. But it didn't get me the jobs I wanted and it held me back.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I recognize myself to a lesser or greater extent in everything I read, good and I recognize myself to a lesser or greater extent in everything I read, good and bad, and that's part of being a human being if you're honest enough. And obviously the darker parts are the things you don't let control you.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: Lazy journalists, they'll read stuff and get a quote then ask the same question again Lazy journalists, they'll read stuff and get a quote then ask the same question again hoping I'll say a similar thing; it's very tiresome.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: For a long time, I've had to hustle. If a film role is obviously great, For a long time, I've had to hustle. If a film role is obviously great, then it's been difficult for me to get a look-in.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I was very frustrated, in a physical sense, by people seeing me in a way I was very frustrated, in a physical sense, by people seeing me in a way that I wasn't. And I was beginning to find myself boxed into a corner. Hopefully things have loosed up a bit, and I've gotten better and become more relaxed as an actor.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I'm only based in L.A. because I couldn't get any work in England. I'm only based in L.A. because I couldn't get any work in England.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: Billy is a funny, cheeky, lovely boy and I love being with him. Parenthood is Billy is a funny, cheeky, lovely boy and I love being with him. Parenthood is terrifying though. I can barely walk past a building without panicking that it's going to collapse on his head.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I don't have any shame about the way I conducted my professional life. I don't have any shame about the way I conducted my professional life.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I'm very, very happy with my recognition/lack of recognition in England in terms of my I'm very, very happy with my recognition/lack of recognition in England in terms of my life. In terms of household name-age. The public's memory is very short, luckily.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: If my British film career was a girl, then I'd been hanging around outside her If my British film career was a girl, then I'd been hanging around outside her apartment a little bit too long.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: It's nice when women fancy me, but I think I will only disappoint them so It's nice when women fancy me, but I think I will only disappoint them so I prefer it if they don't know who I am.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I've always believed very, very strongly that the way you treat people is more important I've always believed very, very strongly that the way you treat people is more important than anything, professionally or otherwise.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I was the lead in 'Interview With The Vampire', until Tom Cruise decided he was I was the lead in 'Interview With The Vampire', until Tom Cruise decided he was interested. I was in 'The Wings Of The Dove' with Uma Thurman, until that got cancelled. I was in 'Shakespeare In Love' with Julia Roberts, until that fell apart.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: For me, if I were to be at home in any kind of style, it For me, if I were to be at home in any kind of style, it is more comedy than anything else.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: A large part of my adolescence was spent doing my very best to draw attention A large part of my adolescence was spent doing my very best to draw attention to myself.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I no longer have a style to maintain. I rent a little flat in Los I no longer have a style to maintain. I rent a little flat in Los Angeles, I don't take holidays, I don't dine out and I take cheap flights.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I was a very undisciplined person but acting was something that actually motivated me to I was a very undisciplined person but acting was something that actually motivated me to get up in the morning. I hadn't experienced that before, but it was something that really excited me. I think I could be quite self-conscious and it gave me a release.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: I don't know why the universe is so determined to keep my feet on the I don't know why the universe is so determined to keep my feet on the ground.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: Well, thing is, after they cancelled 'Zen', I didn't work for eight months. And in Well, thing is, after they cancelled 'Zen', I didn't work for eight months. And in that case, it was not my choice. After I've done something that I'm really proud of and I think changes the way I'm perceived, the immediate reaction is: nothing.
Rufus Sewell Sayings: When I left drama school, my fear was that I'd get pigeon holed into comic When I left drama school, my fear was that I'd get pigeon holed into comic acting and I did so much to counter it that I got stuck in the opposite.