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It's not like I was trying to be sexy but I had to get fit because I had to be able to do stunts. Also I wanted that, if Bond took his clothes off, he looked like a man who did what he did, which was kill people for a living. I thought the only way to do that was to work out and get fit and buff and get physically into shape.

It's not like I was trying to be sexy but I had to get fit because I had to be able to do stunts. Also I wanted that, if Bond took his clothes off, he looked like a man who did what he did, which was kill people for a living. I thought the only way to do that was to work out and get fit and buff and get physically into shape.

I like going to the gym every day because I'm in physiotherapy every day. ---->>>

You need to impress me, outwit me, compete with me? Go ahead, knock yourself out, I have no problem with that at all. ---->>>

You get used to the rejection and you don't take it personally. ---->>>

I was sick and tired of being an English actor who did a lot of American movies because I was cheap and good.

I was sick and tired of being an English actor who did a lot of American movies because I was cheap and good.

When you read a novel, your own imagery is the most important. It's what makes reading such a wonderful thing. ---->>>

I didn't want to do a zoo show. I didn't want to do a study of someone with mental illness. I just wanted to show someone who was trying to live their life. ---->>>

As soon as someone tells me: 'You're rather sexy,' I wish I could disappear. If somebody says: 'You were voted the world's sexiest man,' I have no idea what that means. How do I respond? 'Thank you' is the best you can do. George Clooney is the world's sexiest man, anyway. ---->>>

At some point, life starts to pass you by and becomes about avoidance. I want to stay clear from that situation, because I don't like that. ---->>>

The subject matter is very tricky. It's about the Munich massacre and what Mossad did afterwards with the assassination squads. I think it's a turning point in history, especially for the Palestinians. ---->>>

The days of the misogynistic Bond are sort of over.

The days of the misogynistic Bond are sort of over.

Revenge doesn't stop.

Revenge doesn't stop.

I stopped worrying about being desired a long time ago.

I stopped worrying about being desired a long time ago.

Sexiness, particularly in movies, is the chess game in the 'Thomas Crown Affair'. It's, it's, I don't know, but Faye Dunaway comes up a lot in that thinking. It's the subtlety of sexiness. The moment you try to be sexy, then it's not.

Sexiness, particularly in movies, is the chess game in the 'Thomas Crown Affair'. It's, it's, I don't know, but Faye Dunaway comes up a lot in that thinking. It's the subtlety of sexiness. The moment you try to be sexy, then it's not.

I don't say: 'can't do that', 'won't do that'. I've never thought in that way about work. ---->>>

There's a conscious decision to everything I do. ---->>>

I've always retained my privacy, but now I protect it even more. ---->>>

As a kid, I kind of spent my life being amazed by being tricked. I love being tricked. I still love it today.

As a kid, I kind of spent my life being amazed by being tricked. I love being tricked. I still love it today.

I've always loved to dress up a bit and show off. ---->>>

The worst situation you can have in a thriller is a lead who looks like he can handle himself. ---->>>

I just felt that you can't have a character fall in love so madly as they did in the last movie and not finish it off, understand it, get some closure. That's why the movie is called 'Quantum of Solace' - that's exactly what he's looking for. ---->>>

I used to think the press was a necessary evil and now I don't think it is. I think it's something you choose. ---->>>

I'm potentially worth a lot of money, but I've got to go and make something that's worth a lot of money.

I'm potentially worth a lot of money, but I've got to go and make something that's worth a lot of money.

There's always going to be someone with a bigger toy than yours. ---->>>

The truth is, I don't have any problem with journalists - I count some of them as friends - also some of my heroes are journalists, I'm a big fan of Robert Fisk - great people or crazy people who are prepared to stand up for what's right.

The truth is, I don't have any problem with journalists - I count some of them as friends - also some of my heroes are journalists, I'm a big fan of Robert Fisk - great people or crazy people who are prepared to stand up for what's right.

I don't care what other people are doing. ---->>>

I just think that the collective experience of going to see a film is something you can't recreate. ---->>>

I know in my life there's stuff that will come back because I haven't dealt with it, and it's the same with everybody. ---->>>

Now, product placement, whichever way you look at it, whether you like it or you think it's disgusting, or whatever, it's what it is. ---->>>

When you're making movies you've got to get obsessive. ---->>>

You've got to live your life, you've got to enjoy it. ---->>>

The idea of regretting not doing this seemed insane to me. Sitting in the corner at a bar at age 60, saying: 'I could've been Bond. Buy me a drink.' That's the saddest place I could be. At least now at 60 I can say: 'I was Bond. Now buy me a drink.'

The idea of regretting not doing this seemed insane to me. Sitting in the corner at a bar at age 60, saying: 'I could've been Bond. Buy me a drink.' That's the saddest place I could be. At least now at 60 I can say: 'I was Bond. Now buy me a drink.'

I just wanted to play a cowboy for a long time. ---->>>

Look, I'm in love. I'm very happy. ---->>>

There's a passion about this because people take it very close to their hearts and they have grown up with James Bond - and so have I. But I was being criticized before I had presented anything, so it was name calling. ---->>>

In all good westerns, the good guy is always a little bit questionable because he kind-of has to make moral judgments. ---->>>

Being on your own would be sad, sick and weird. I don't trust myself. I need that balance. ---->>>

A secret is a secret in my mind. ---->>>

Although I'm not from London originally: I moved down here when I was 16, so it's played a part in my life. It's where I've lived for all that time. ---->>>

I had to have shoulder reconstruction. ---->>>

I have never played a role in which someone's dark side shouldn't be explored. ---->>>

I take my work seriously. ---->>>

I think there's a lot to be said for keeping your own counsel. ---->>>

I'm not trying to be macho, I promise you. ---->>>

I don't care about how much other actors get. ---->>>

I have to be myself. ---->>>

I know what I like in other actors: truth. That's the best. It makes you say, 'OK, I'll go with you on this.' ---->>>

I want people to treat me as normally as they can. Anybody who doesn't, I feel awkward with. ---->>>

Good scripts are hard to find.

Good scripts are hard to find.

I got through college. ---->>>

It's a Tim sandwich. The meat is fresh, but the bread is moldy. ---->>>

My mother gave me a real kick toward cooking, which was that if I wanted to eat, I'd better know how to do it myself. ---->>>

There's more than one way to sense violence.

There's more than one way to sense violence.

Suits are looked at more now as a business thing which is kind of a shame. If you're not wearing it just for work, you should try and trick it up a bit. ---->>>

I know it's surprising, but there is a generation of people who haven't seen a Bond movie. They have no idea what it is. I want to entertain them as much as anyone else. ---->>>

We agreed to do it when I was drunk at his house one night, then on the day I had to have four large brandies - they didn't touch the sides at all. People just got on with it though. It didn't gather a crowd! ---->>>

Any voices or fantasies, he lives with. Those are his everyday life things. ---->>>

Even the worst Bond movies, there's something to love about them.

Even the worst Bond movies, there's something to love about them.

It's not like I go out there to be a sex symbol. I mean, it's nice of course - but embarrassing. ---->>>

I'm a really bad liar. ---->>>

I'm obsessive enough about getting fit, it's ridiculous. I'm 40 now, and I've got to stop doing it soon. I have to start getting fat and old! ---->>>

You know, I think the film business is its own worst enemy because it sells movies on DVD footage and 'behind the scenes,' and now it's a real struggle trying to keep storylines and plotlines a secret. ---->>>

The genuine truth, and I do think about this a lot, is that I'm one of the least competitive people you'll ever meet. Except with myself. ---->>>

Anybody can leap off a building.

Anybody can leap off a building.

I always wanted to make movies. ---->>>

I can't really dress rock 'n' roll any more because I'm the wrong side of 40, but I want that to be the fashion. ---->>>

I guess you could say I've been in my share of violent movies. ---->>>

I love that my friends are all freaks. ---->>>

I've never really had a desire to do Shakespeare. For me, it's just too many lines. ---->>>

If I wanted to make spy movies for the rest of my life, that would be one thing, but I don't want to just make spy movies. ---->>>

In many films, as many different characters, I've killed many different people. ---->>>

Sometimes shooting on a smaller scale, as long as things don't blow out of proportion, is very liberating. ---->>>

The bad reviews get to me, believe me. ---->>>

There's no real side to be on because I think it was a mess. ---->>>

Things need shaking up politically, culturally.

Things need shaking up politically, culturally.

He knows that you have ability and what he does is he manipulates it and sort of empowers you. ---->>>

I can't go to war with paparazzi. ---->>>

I find it very easy playing Bond. I think he's hilarious. He gets himself into some extraordinarily funny situations. ---->>>

I genuinely believe that if you want to get in the film business, get in the film business. ---->>>

I never really had a strong accent. ---->>>

I take stuff because I'm inspired by it. ---->>>

I'm definitely not satisfied about my career. I don't know how you can be, it's the very nature of things. ---->>>

I've always reverted to a sense of childhood, just in everyday life. ---->>>

I've been very lucky. ---->>>

I've done a lot of things in my life. ---->>>

I've got to be high class... Which is sad, because I like bars. ---->>>

Intimate scenes on a movie set are just dry, bizarre things; people standing around. ---->>>

My family and friends treat me as they always have. ---->>>

You're creating new things in movies and people are going to steal them. ---->>>

It's a huge challenge, a huge responsibility. Bond is a huge iconic figure in movie history. These opportunities don't come along very often so I thought, 'Why not?' ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 03-02, 1968
Birthplace: Chester, Cheshire, England
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Occupation: Actor
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Daniel Wroughton Craig (born 2 March 1968) is an English actor. He trained at the National Youth Theatre and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1991, before beginning his career on stage. His film debut was in the drama The Power of One (1992). Other early appearances were in the Disney family film A Kid in King Arthur's Court (1995) and the biographical film Elizabeth (1998), as well as in the historical war drama television series Sharpe's Eagle (1993) and the action-adventure drama series Zorro (wikipedia)