Charles Dance Quotes

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Charles Dance Quotes

I like to be busy. I once shared an agent with the late Sir John Gielgud, who, at 96, was apparently still ringing up, saying, Hello, Gielgud here, any work? Good on him. Weve got to keep working. If we retire, therell be nobody to play the old wrinklies, and that would be a dreadful shame.
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We had five goats, two dogs, a cat and racks of commentaries on Shakespeare.

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If I was to put a little flag in everywhere I've been in the world, there'd be a lot of little flags.

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I phoned this number and said, Please, sir, I want to be an actor.

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I like to keep up with London theatre, but it is a question of time.

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I'm riddled with cynicism. Whenever anyone says 'trust me,' the hairs go up on the back of my neck.

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A handful of older, romantic leading men, like Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, and Robert Redford are still landing parts.

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Actors can't retire. If actors retired, there would be nobody left to play old, wrinkly people. You have to keep going, darling - don't you?

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I would have liked to have worked with Ralph Richardson and Paul Scofield, but they're dead now.

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Runners are the lowest of the low in film units. They're paid very, very minimal wages - probably below the national average. And runners are now being asked to drive actors about, as well as their runner duties. It's kind of the same as taking advantage of nurses - it's appalling.

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The quality of writing attracts me to films, also who the other actors are, who the director is, where it's being shot. Any or all of those things. But if the writing is really appalling, then the money had better be really good. Sometimes you say yes to something you wouldn't always do because you need the money.

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You should encourage a child to show off. You can say to a child, 'Stop being rude,' 'Stop shouting,' 'Stop jumping around on the furniture.' But 'Stop showing off'? That's awful.

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I spent a lot of time [between takes] apologising to Peter Dinklage [Dance's on-screen son, Tyrion Lannister] because I treat him appallingly.

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