Sylvester McCoy - Quotes

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I don't relax. I sit down and contemplate all the energetic things I should do.

I don't relax. I sit down and contemplate all the energetic things I should do.

On stage you look much larger than you are. You can have subtle changes of timing; how you place a punch line in a joke or movement or emotion according to an audience. ---->>>

If anybody asks me to do a job, I say, 'Yes.' I've said yes to everything. ---->>>

I quite enjoy fame, especially when you go to conventions in America where they treat you like a god with stretch limos and the whole fame thing, but then when you come back to Britain, you end up changing in a toilet in a theatre off West End and that's really good, because that is what it's about. ---->>>

As far as I'm concerned, an audience is an audience. Whether it's an audience in Hull or the National Theatre, that's who you play to. It's not money - it's good to get some, but that's not why I do it. You do it because you have to, to tell a story. ---->>>

As far as I'm concerned, Cate Blanchett is a goddess, but she's really down to earth. She's got all those Oscars, she's made all those amazing films and she could spend her whole life doing that, but what does she also do? She gives birth to three boys and creates her own theatre in Sydney. ---->>>

Theatre is the principal job of an actor. An actor's job is to tell a story to someone in a room. TV and film can be great and I really love doing it, but it is a different way of telling a story. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Scottish
Born: 08-20, 1943
Birthplace: Dunoon, Scotland
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Occupation: Actor

Sylvester McCoy (born Percy James Patrick Kent-Smith; 20 August 1943) is a Scottish actor, best known for playing the seventh incarnation of the Doctor in the long-running science fiction television series Doctor Who from 1987 to 1989—the final Doctor of the original run—and briefly returning in a television film in 1996, as well as for his role as the wizard Radagast the Brown in Peter Jackson's film adaptations of The Hobbit (wikipedia)