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Dougray Scott Quotes

Being a salesman and an actor were not that dissimilar: It is a good lesson in covering up your feelings. No one wants to buy from someone who looks depressed.

Fairfax was incredibly important to the shaping of the country.

I am an actor through and through.

I don't like acting things; I like feeling things.

I got involved in script development from the beginning. It was nice to see how a film gets made right from the beginning. It was quite hands-on for me.

I just love jumping into someone else's life. It is a relatively cheap way to experience things you would be too scared to contemplate in your own life.

I tend to do golf charity things because it's much safer and you don't get much chance of a broken arm or leg.

I try and do films I know I'm going to enjoy watching as well as being in.

I'm doing a Dylan Thomas film, Map of Love, with Mick Jagger producing again. It's a wonderful script.

In terms of jumping into a character's skin, I try to immerse myself in the role as much as possible to bring me closer to them. All I do is what's required to achieve what I want to achieve.

It quite often happens that they attach a name to a project and it doesn't get all the financing it needs.

It's difficult to get films made, especially films about poets.

It's nice to be asked to do good projects.

Method acting is a label I don't really understand, because there's a method to everybody's acting.

My focus never wavered; I never accepted the film was not going to be finished.

People go to see a film because it's a great story and it's visually exciting to watch.

Sometimes it is easier to play someone who is far away from you.

Sometimes people say to you that you should try to be in a bigger film, but it's the way it pans out.

Sometimes you just can't walk away from films you're offered, like the Dylan Thomas thing.

The point is to be involved in the moment.