Eddie Marsan Quotes

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Eddie Marsan Quotes

Mike Leigh taught me about making choices - as an actor, you choose between being honest and clever, and with Mike, its always about being honest. I learned how to behave on a film set from Jim Broadbent. He was a great example of someone with a fantastic career who kept his feet on the ground.
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I'm the guy who plays human beings. I understand why the characters are doing what they're doing. When you play a villain, you don't play a villain: you play a human being doing what he thinks he needs to do to get what he wants.

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I've got four kids to feed and a wife to provide for. It's a worry but a great responsibility as well and one I relish.

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I consciously decided not to be a 'London' actor. Those gangster movies made a lot of East End actors think they were movie stars. And I was very aware that they were going to go out of fashion.

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I'd love to play a Bond villain. Yeah, I'd love to play a Bond villain. Everyone always says this to me; they always say, 'You've got to be a Bond villain', 'We're going to make you a Bond villain ... ' But they've never, ever approached me, I've never had a whiff of it. I think I'd love to play a Bond villain; I'd have great fun.

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I have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so.

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I want to be respected as an actor. There's my ego. But I don't have a great need to be liked by an audience.

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Different races never fazed me because coming from Bethnal Green, I'd been around people of different races forever. Different class? That was much harder.

— Eddie Marsan

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