Facts about Michael Gambon

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Michael Gambon is a famous Actor from United Kingdom, he is 78 years old and still alive, born October 19, 1940.

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He is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by Michael.

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Famous quotes by Michael Gambon (20)


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"Television has dried up for my generation, so it's plays and films"
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"I belong to quite a lot of learned societies. We collect firearms and discuss them at dinners and clubs and things"
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"You get used to being lazy doing films, but classical theatre's going to finish me off"
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"I live in fear of being a contented passenger. I'd rather get parts I can't play"
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"Paul Schofield said something like, 'If I'm not acting in a play, I don't really exist.' Those weren't the exact words, but he meant it's only when I'm acting in a play that I've got something to say about the world. And then why should I talk, when people can come to see it?"
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"I've always tried to be an actor who... I just plod on and try to keep my mouth shut, mind my own business. I find the whole thing about people's lives... I can't understand it. I'm always astonished that people want to know anything about me"
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"I'm very flower-like. I love classical music. I go to ballet and I cry. There's nothing so beautiful"
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"I promise myself that I would go and do a play every year"
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"Every part I play is just a variant of my own personality. No real character actor, of course, just me"
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"I'm an anorak. I've always been an obsessive collector of things. Richard Briers collects stamps. I collect cars and guns, which are much more expensive, and much more difficult to store"
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"I am a theatre actor, but the last ten years I've taken parts in movies because it keeps me in money"
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"Yeah, I like causing trouble. It's the teddy boy in me. I used to be a teddy boy. Feeling slightly inferior and wanting to cause a bit of bother and get some action going on in the room rather than get bored stiff"
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"There were no spells at my school, just a smack in the mouth"
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"Oh yeah, I'd love to be a comedian. I've done a lot, but always in the confines of plays"
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"I just play him as myself, I don't ease myself into any role really. I stick a beard on and play me"
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"I just hate the idea of being well known. I know that is almost impossible if you're an actor who has done okay, but I've always fought against it"
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"A child did approach me in a restaurant in Cornwall, but he thought I was Gandalf"
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"There's no subtext in Harry Potter really; it's all magic, anything can happen. Why do I say this? Because it's a magic spell. It's quite nice in a way. There is a real freedom to it"
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"Richard was in heavy, heavy costume, he could hardly sit, you know, and I turned up and they put me in two layers of silk, so I played him much lighter - you know, floating around in a pair of slippers, a bit of a hippy"
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"I learn the lines that JK Rowling or whoever writes them, and say them"


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