I tend to play characters that I can infuse with certain kinds of humour. Even the baddest guy can be funny in his own particular way. I want the audience to engage with the character on some deeper level so that they leave the cinema still thinking about him.
If you have an opportunity to use your voice you should use it.
I’ve never been to jail. I’ve never been arrested. I’ve never been locked up.
I did ‘Formula 51’ because I got to run around Liverpool in a kilt, with golf clubs.
I get paid all day, every day, which is almost too much for a sensitive artist.
I actually think I have an audience member’s sensibility about going to the movies.
Not everybody goes to movies to get their life changed.
I’ve been fortunate to be in films that are classic, that are going to be around.
I’m a good son, a good father, a good husband – I’ve been married to the same woman for 30 years. I’m a good friend. I finished college, I have my education, I donate money anonymously. So when people criticize the kind of characters that I play on screen, I go, ‘You know, that’s part...