Jack O'Connell - Quotes

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I wanted to join the Army when football failed. That was my only realistic form of making an honest living.

I wanted to join the Army when football failed. That was my only realistic form of making an honest living.

If I'm among my boys or people I've grown up with, I can be immature. ---->>>

I like the ideology of there being no such thing as perfection. But I'm of the opinion that I have witnessed perfection at various times, especially in art. ---->>>

I want to create a body of work that is entertaining and speaks to people for a long time. Longer than my life span. ---->>>

I'm actually a hippy in real life. I had three dreadlocks on the back of my head once. They were spawning. ---->>>

I'd be lying if I said I never think about my female fans in certain shots and certain scenes. Like, when I'm topless, I might think: 'This one is for the ladies.' ---->>>

I quite like to sing, actually - just belting out numbers with my guitar. I find that it's a form of tranquility. ---->>>

I've had the good fortune of studying the 17th-century art of Amsterdam in preparation for a film. ---->>>

I feel like I've grown up on screen quite a lot. ---->>>

I need to mature a bit - then I might have something to show for it. ---->>>

I worked on a farm for a little bit. ---->>>

I find the education I got from living in Derby and being streetwise and knowing the people that I know, the lessons that I had to learn growing up, have set me in good stead for this kind of working life. ---->>>

Since I started acting, I've always been aware of the sort of 'beastly entity' that is America and Hollywood, and semi-consciously, I devised a kind of route in - I'd seen a lot of people try and fail. ---->>>

My first experience on a feature film was with Shane Meadows on 'This Is England.' ---->>>

I was a youngster looking up to dudes like Vicky McClure, Joe Dempsie and Michael Socha - in fact, he was a big influence on how I was able to detach drama from the all-singing, all-dancing stigma. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: 08-01, 1990
Birthplace: Alvaston, Derby, Derbyshire, England
Occupation: Actor

Jack O'Connell (born 1 August 1990) is an English actor. Born and brought up in Derby, he trained in acting at the Central Junior Television Workshop in nearby Nottingham, which led to roles in film, television, and theatre. His film debut as a teenaged skinhead, in the coming-of-age drama This Is England (2006), heralded his propensity for playing angry, troubled youth (wikipedia)