Anna Friel Quotes.
Well ironically my last three roles have all been a mother. One was a Canadian film where the baby was taken away because she is a drug addict, in Irish Jam I play a mother to a four year old. I think in the future I’ll be able to handle the role with a lot more depth.
For me personally, everything is on a kiss.
For Closer, we’ve had five weeks. You go into every single word because it’s very, very concentrated dialogue.
It’s really important to draw the line on what we do as actors.
People became more interested in my love life than in me, and that has a certain effect. You start to feel very empty and worth nothing, you start to become a piece in a board game you never wanted to play.
When I was younger I thought I’d meet the man of my dreams, get married and have a child, but it all went higgledy-piggledy. Never say never, though.
It’s so important to raise awareness of this problem that continues to affect 1 in 4 women at some point in their lifetime, regardless of career, wealth or background.
David is 13 years my senior and has much more experience.
In Hollywood I got work but not the right work until Pushing Daisies. Every girl in LA wanted the part of Chuck. I was terrified – I didn’t know if I could be funny.
The doctors say it dates back to a film where I had these huge prosthetic breasts because my character was breast-feeding. The weight of them, and of the baby, did my back in.
I’ve been on sets where the turnaround is so fast and the budget so small that the actors have been asked to speed things up and save money by changing in the public toilets. There’s no room for vanity at times like that. It’s the best way: get on with it!
As long as she is talented enough and passionate about doing it herself then I will be happy and support her. I think I will be sensible – my parents said I could only do it if I got my education and so I had something to fall back on.
And the most important thing – apart from telling a good, believable story, and being a true character – is to be someone the audience will care about, even if you’re playing a murderer or rapist.
I want more children but for the next three years I want to act.
If oil exploration can threaten a place as beautiful and meaningful as Virunga, where next?
I was just disciplined. I knew I had to get back into shape after six weeks for the film Goal II, but I cheated in the end – I wore a corset. I loved my pregnancy, I blossomed. I felt goddess-like and very secure. I found it comforting to have a little thing growing inside me, and very calming.
I look at being an actress as being like a mummy: You’re bandaged up and preserved as soon as you start making other people money.
I’ve never been onstage in my life.
We will spend more time in America, we’re going to get a place in LA as hotels aren’t great for the baby.
I play a character every day of my life, and I don’t want to play a character as myself. They can judge me as an actress, not as a person. I’m not a spokeswoman for Anna.