One thing George R. R. Martin does is surprising things to main characters. But he says so himself.
Most female actresses will have a very difficult time being made unattractive.
I’ve never understood why you would turn down a great role.
If you look at most of the Royal Houses in Europe, the inbreeding was pretty outstanding.
I like to be comfortable.
As an actor, secrets and obstacles fuel the character.
Ever since I was a kid, I always wanted to be an actor.
When I was a kid I was always afraid of small dogs, because they always seemed like the ones that would attack.
All actors tend to be the same messed-up people.
I love political dramas. I love good story-telling.
I’m a fan of great storytelling.
I think we all have the capacity of evil in us.
I was 15 or 16 when I first saw ‘Once Upon A Time In America,’ so I was quite young, but I was completely blown away.
I couldn’t pick up a sword and go fight anyone, let me put it that way. It’s choreography and it’s acting. The best sword fights you see look amazing, but it’s the acting that sells it more than anything.
You always dream of being part of a show that reaches and thrills an audience.