Andrew Scott - Quotes

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I am a private person; I think that's important if you're an actor. But there's a difference between privacy and secrecy, and I'm not a secretive person.

I am a private person; I think that's important if you're an actor. But there's a difference between privacy and secrecy, and I'm not a secretive person.

I'm not a big guy for research. You've got to take a risk. ---->>>

I've played all these extreme guys, but playing an everyman type has its own challenges. ---->>>

The goal is always just trying to stretch yourself as an actor. ---->>>

I do sometimes play characters that are a bit ambiguous. You've got to be brave about that sort of stuff. I like the sense of people not feeling too secure, not immediately knowing what they have in front of them. ---->>>

If one story becomes too hot, then you can't forget it. As an actor, you want to remain fluid. ---->>>

Life's too short.

Life's too short.

I find any sort of acting that doesn't have any humor in it is mind-numbingly boring. ---->>>

It's a thrilling world, and people really like stories about secrets, which is the essence of a spy drama. ---->>>

Never, ever wear three-quarter length trousers. Even in the summer. ---->>>

People get distracted by box-office figures and take jobs because they think it will advance their careers. ---->>>

The kind of actors I admire move through different characters and genres. ---->>>

I have to write in sequence and only in sequence. ---->>>

I don't like it when people ask actors to work for free - on the fringe - as if it's some kind of virtue. That annoys me - actors should be paid well. ---->>>

I find any sort of acting that doesn't have any humor in it is mind-numbingly boring. 'Serious acting' is the kind of acting that I don't ever respond to. ---->>>

Audiences like to be challenged and to be actively involved and try to guess an outcome. ---->>>

I have a terrible superstition of writing things down. ---->>>

I like clothes. ---->>>

I never make a note of anything; I never even write a plot down. ---->>>

I want to keep everything balanced. That's why it's important not to have too much fanfare. ---->>>

It's very difficult to make comedy work; I think it's a very underrated genre. ---->>>

One of my favourite parts of acting is the clothes that you get to wear, because it's very important. ---->>>

It sounds maybe a little old fashioned, but the parts I want to play and I do play, you don't want to inject too much of your own personality. What you sacrifice then is a slight mystery. ---->>>

Really I just want to get on with my job, which is to pretend to be lots of different people. Simple as that. ---->>>

'Serious acting' is the kind of acting that I don't ever respond to. ---->>>

I can totally understand why people say: 'I'm going to do this T.V. series so that I can buy a flat'. But you've got to see what's of value to you as an actor. ---->>>

I had a really fantastic dialect coach that I worked very well with, and I was constantly surprised by the different intonations that the Russian dialect has. ---->>>

I think in my job, it's quite difficult to find work on television... you don't necessarily want to get a profile for something that you don't fully believe in. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Irish
Born: 10-21, 1976
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
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Occupation: Actor
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Andrew Scott (born 21 October 1976) is an Irish film, television and stage actor. He plays Jim Moriarty in the BBC series Sherlock and is currently starring as the lead in a production of Hamlet at the Harold Pinter Theatre directed by Robert Icke. Scott has received various awards including two Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre for his roles in A Girl in a Car with a Man at the Royal Court Theatre, along with his role in Cock, also at the Royal Court (wikipedia)