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I didnt much like Las Vegas. The noise of the place and the whole 24-hour, lets play the slot machines all night culture of the place just left me cold.
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James Nesbitt Quotes: My best friends are still the ones i
My best friends are still the ones I first attached myself to when I went to school because, all of a sudden, I was leaving the rather pampered and occasionally very annoying world of having three older sisters to go to a male-dominated world.

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I went to India with UNICEF in connection with Manchester United to raise money for children's education.

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Brain surgery is a fairly aggressive process. There's a lot to get through. There's the beautiful, delicate shaving first, which is really lovely. There's a wonderful ceremony of putting all the covers on, so only the little bit you're operating on is revealed. But once they make the incision and tear the skin back, the drill comes out.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: If you are going to tell a story about a
If you are going to tell a story about a child going missing, it's going to have similarities with a real life child going missing.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: When you suddenly become successful the
When you suddenly become successful, the change is enormous, both financially and in terms of recognition and the way people treat you. I found that hard to deal with. I got very guilty about it, and I think I put up obstacles to prevent myself enjoying it.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: Brain surgeons are dealing with the very
Brain surgeons are dealing with the very last thread of life, and they have to be very confident, but I think they tend to remember their failures rather than their successes, and that must be very hard. Who do you share that failure with? That's why their personal lives are often disastrous.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: When i was growing up belfast city hall
When I was growing up, Belfast City Hall was surrounded by security, and we had no access to it. But now, people come in and out of it all the time. On a nice day, office workers and students sit on the lawn outside and have lunch. It's great to see how Northern Ireland has changed. To be part of that is fantastic.

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My wife is a very strong woman.

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Acting was a godsend. I found myself because I loved acting.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: Actually i played pontius pilate as nice
Actually, I played Pontius Pilate as nice. An actor spends his life thinking he is Christ, and then he gets to play the character that killed him.

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All my adult life, there was the Troubles. That was the backdrop of my life.

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As fabulous as technology is, it can also make us very anxious.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: As i told piers morgan catholics have
As I told Piers Morgan, 'Catholics have confession, whereas Northern Irish Protestants only have interviews.'

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James Nesbitt Quotes: I am in the public eye and i accept that
I am in the public eye, and I accept that my actions may be open to question.

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I don't know a single person who doesn't regret the things that they did to hurt their parents, or the things they didn't say to them.

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I get an awful lot of people coming up and saying they went to school with me. There must have been 80,000 pupils at that school!

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I lived a dual life, and when my dual life exploded, I began to feel much happier.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: I loved my time growing up in northern
I loved my time growing up in Northern Ireland doing youth drama, that is where it all began for me.

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I spend an awful lot of time by myself and enjoy that.

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I started a French degree at university, but packed it in when I realised I really wanted to be an actor.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: Im an actor learning lines and saying
I'm an actor, learning lines and saying them in the right order.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: Ive never felt that acting was my
I've never felt that acting was my vocation - never had that tortured thing. I love acting, but it doesn't feed my soul.

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Kids at a certain age don't necessarily want to be dragged to the other side of the world.

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Love your parents, but don't have them as your mates.

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My wife would say I'm more Hyde than Jekyll!

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People love watching medical dramas - they also love watching documentaries about the workings of the brain.

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Producers get very jittery about things.

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Some actors can distance themselves from the parts they play, but I fall into the category who use bits of themselves.

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Something about theatre perhaps scared me.

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Supporting drama for young people is close to my heart.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: Unification is less important than the
Unification is less important than the fact Ireland is now conflict-free.

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When I went to university, I was already working professionally with the Ulster Actors.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: When people say youre perceived as a sex
When people say, 'You're perceived as a sex symbol,' I love the idea of that because it's so absurd.

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I didn't much like Las Vegas. The noise of the place and the whole 24-hour, 'let's play the slot machines all night' culture of the place just left me cold.

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I feel old and vulnerable. I now realise that I knew nothing and know nothing, but back when my career was beginning, I thought I was a man when, in fact, I was a dewy-eyed boy who'd not seen an avocado or eaten a tomato.

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There's some irony in playing a journalist after some of the stuff that has been written about me, but it's a great profession, particularly investigative journalism.

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When I turned 40, subconsciously, life was a blank sheet. Before, it was disjointed, and I was very displaced and quite mad, but it was a brilliant time. Everyone thinks I must have been unhappy.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: When you see a tumour in the brain its
When you see a tumour in the brain, it's an ugly looking thing. It's kind of black, grisly and messy. Or it can be white. To see it taken away is just amazing.

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I think often there is great rivalry between neurosurgeons and cardiac surgeons. I think I maybe have a bit of bias with neurosurgeons' opinion that nothing tops neurosurgery! But that makes for a quite interesting conflict between the two.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: Im increasingly realising our
I'm increasingly realising our consciousness and subconsciousness are extremely different, and our subconsciousness motivates us, but so far, I don't know what drove or motivates me.

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James Nesbitt Quotes: My agent sue realised after cold feet
My agent Sue realised after 'Cold Feet' that I could have spent the rest of my life doing similar roles. So she was instrumental in moving me away from that.

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Several years ago, I began losing my hair, and like a lot of men, it was a major concern to me, in fact it was practically an obsession. But, also I'm an actor, so I'm in the public eye a lot and I really felt that my hair loss could affect my career prospects.

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Theatres, along with the likes of the Ulster Orchestra, for example, are the cultural heartbeats of our towns and cities, and without them, we are much poorer for it.

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We have to get behind the scientists and push for a dementia breakthrough. It could be that we fear dementia out of a sense of hopelessness, but there is hope, and it rests in the hands of our scientists.

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What I discovered all over Ireland is that people living simple lives by the sea or in the remote countryside seem a lot calmer than city folk with their iPads and their Android phones.

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Martin Freeman as [Bilbo] is just a revelation.

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