Martin Freeman

I did a play once where a reviewer said, 'Martin Freeman's too nice to play a bad guy.' And I thought: 'Well, bad guys aren't always bad guys, you know?' When I see someone play the obvious villain, I know it's false.Martin Freeman

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My idea of a good night out is staying in.Martin Freeman

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We all know that people who've never been on a film set think it's way more glamorous than the people who work on them.Martin Freeman

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If you are a plumber, you can work on a shed, or you can work on a mansion. It's just scale.Martin Freeman

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Being an actor is just like being any other sort of self-employed person - we're all just happy to have a job in the first place, but we also thrive off the uncertainty of it.Martin Freeman

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People misunderstand me.Martin Freeman

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I've always got my eye on my deathbed.Martin Freeman

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I am a fan of the Coen brothers. I'm not a fanatic. I'm a big admirer. They create unique worlds, and there is a real atmosphere to their films. Not everyone can get that. That's a massive part of their appeal: you can recognise them. Like all the great directors or artists, you know it when you see it.Martin Freeman

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I think what 'The Hobbit' and Middle-earth deal in are quite universal and timeless themes of honour and love and friendship... so they're things that do resonate with people.Martin Freeman

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I'm a big believer that life changes as much as you want it to.Martin Freeman

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I've always loved Christmas and that's not really gone away from me from being a child to now. It's always a magical time and I'm unashamed in my love for Christmas.Martin Freeman

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You absorb 2,000 years of history just by being near the Thames.Martin Freeman

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I can spot someone with similar fashion sense to me a mile off.Martin Freeman

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I would wear a full-length cape if I could get away with it - I do love a good swirl in a fog.Martin Freeman

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I don't want to sound like a grumpy old man, but nothing winds me up more than people saying, 'Chill out' to me when I'm irritated!Martin Freeman

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There was very little drama and performance at my school, so I've never forgotten the people who did encourage me and I've thought whether it would be a good idea to even get in touch with them and just say thanks, because they really opened a door for me mentally and emotionally - that's really important.Martin Freeman

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Why does everyone have to pretend to be stupid and not know long words?Martin Freeman

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I've got a stag weekend coming up and I've said I'm not doing anything more than a few drinks. I won't have it. I'll go home and watch Antiques Roadshow.Martin Freeman

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Most people have a passive relationship with music and clothes, with culture. But music was my first contact with anything creative. Music is it, as far as I'm concerned.Martin Freeman

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I have a very extreme state of mind. Things are very black or very white.Martin Freeman

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This isn't meant to make me sound interesting and rock 'n' roll, but I wouldn't want to live with me a lot of the time.Martin Freeman

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I'm one of the few people I know who believes in God.Martin Freeman

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Name anything - high-definition TV, computer obsolescence - and I'm pretty much annoyed by it.Martin Freeman

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You could say I'm a mod, but with a small 'm'; I don't wear a parka, but I do question what I wear and what I listen to, which is what it's all about.Martin Freeman

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Most actors are either a shower of bloody scruffs or think they should dress like Hamlet off stage.Martin Freeman

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Being a mod is more of a sensibility than a style.Martin Freeman

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I love that pre-mod jazz look of the late Fifties, the Steve McQueen style that influenced the British modernists.Martin Freeman

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I only really watch my own films, I don't watch any other films and I don't particularly like any other actors.Martin Freeman

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I like bootcut jeans in a plain style with a nice line.Martin Freeman

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I love a good suit.Martin Freeman

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