Stephen Graham - Quotes

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I always try and keep a jacket from everything I do. I've still got my original coat from 'Snatch' and my jacket from 'This Is England'.

I always try and keep a jacket from everything I do. I've still got my original coat from 'Snatch' and my jacket from 'This Is England'.

I wouldn't rule out L.A. life, but I love England. I have a lovely house and nice garden, I walk my kids to school - family is most important to me. ---->>>

I was going to become a youth worker because I do voluntary work with the kids in the little village where I live. I make little films with them and stuff when I'm not working. I thought, I'll pack it in then, and go and do something I love doing, and get a regular job because I've got two kids and a mortgage. ---->>>

I'm a mixed race lad from Liverpool. I get to play a lot of hard characters, and some people perceive that's what I'm like, but it's great for me 'cos they're always the most interesting characters. ---->>>

I love my creature comforts. ---->>>

If I get the walk of a character, that helps me find them. So I'm constantly looking at airports and train stations, registering walks. ---->>>

I was 10, and I played Jim Hawkins in 'Treasure Island' at school, and this great Liverpudlian actor called Andrew Schofield - he was Johnny Rotten in 'Sid And Nancy' - came to watch it, and he had a word with my mum and dad afterwards and told them I should have a go at the Everyman youth theatre. I've never looked back. ---->>>

I'm more of a shirt, jeans and trainers man, and I'll never stop that. ---->>>

There has to be something that I like about a character for me to be able to play him. ---->>>

When I was 27, I didn't have a clue what was going on! At that age, to have that much power and to have that much ambition is something. ---->>>

I like how TV used to be - 'Boys from the Blackstuff' and 'Play for Today', instead of 'Stars in Your Eyes' and 'Celebrity Come Cook With Me' or whatever. I hate all that stuff. ---->>>

I adore my job. I think I'm one of the luckiest people out there. I've worked hard, but I get to mess about every day - that's how I see it. ---->>>

I did 'Gangs of New York' with Martin Scorsese, and they used to call me 'Little Joe Pesci' on the set. ---->>>

I don't need to move to the States; I love our little village, Ibstock. ---->>>

I like time ticking the way it is. ---->>>

I work to live, not live to work, so my head's at home, not in some showbiz life. ---->>>

I'm drawn to dramas that make people think. I want to make an impact. ---->>>

I've become very close with Tom Hardy. I love Tom to bits. ---->>>

Mum and Dad always wanted me to do whatever I was happy doing. I nearly went to art college at 16, but decided to do a BTEC in performing arts. ---->>>

People in New York are surprised when I open my mouth. ---->>>

Rudeness makes me very angry. ---->>>

I'm great at telling stories with the kids. I do all my different accents. We make our own stories up all the time, the four of us, me and Hannah and the kids. ---->>>

There are always certain things that you tap into, your own personal experiences, and I try to base my characters on someone I know or someone I've seen. ---->>>

There are moments when you're stepping out of a really nice car on to a red carpet, and you feel inside like, 'This is quite nice,' but I'm never whisked off my feet. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 08-03, 1973
Birthplace: Kirkby, Lancashire,
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Occupation: Actor
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Stephen Graham (born 3 August 1973) is an English film and television actor, best known for his roles as Tommy in the film Snatch (2000), Andrew "Combo" Gascoigne in This Is England (2006) as well as its television sequels, This Is England '86 (2010), This Is England '88 (2011) and This Is England '90 (2015), notorious bank robber Baby Face Nelson in Public Enemies (2009), Scrum in the Pirates of the Caribbean films and Al Capone in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire (wikipedia)