Natalie Dormer Quotes

'The Hunger Games' has something for everyone.... - Natalie Dormer

'The Hunger Games' has something for everyone.
— Natalie Dormer

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A lot of boys in my poker circle are mathematicians who play on probability. I don't have that kind of brain, so I rely on instinct. But I recently found out that poker and cards in general go way back in my family gene pool.

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Actors have this amazing skill - we bond quite quickly but equally we move on quite quickly. There's nothing particularly cold or capricious about it - we're troubadours and lead a troubadour's lifestyle.

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Anne Boleyn is an intriguing character. She seems to appeal to modern-day women in a very potent way. Because she was such an independently opinionated and spirited young woman, which at the time was unheard of.

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As a child, I was prancing around in my mother's high heels and a ra-ra skirt, singing 'Material Girl' into my hairbrush.

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As an actor, you spend a lot of your life in hotel rooms.

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As an actress, as you get older, you find yourself in a situation where you play mothers or women who are hoping to be mothers.

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As an actress, I think it's important to look back and realize that we aren't always quite as original as we think we are. There's this grand, textured history for us over the last 100 years of incredible writers, directors, and performers.

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Because of my job, I get a lot of opportunity to grab a few days here and there in many cool cities for press commitments, magazine shoots and premieres - Barcelona, Madrid, Rome, Paris, Stockholm, New York, Berlin. I always try to get to a gallery or museum if there's time.

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Being seduced by a man on crutches was an interesting experience.

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Cutting one side of your head for a few months is not a big deal compared with what other people have to deal with in the world. Plus, hair grows back.

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Dormer by name, Dormer by nature: I love to sleep.

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Emilia Clarke has beautiful brunette hair.

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Everything that I do to my own hair and makeup I learned from professionals.

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Famously, Anne Boleyn was not a beauty: she was more about quirkiness and an innate sensuality, and there are a lot of references to her eyes. Which sends out a great message for women, because life is not about the aesthetic all the time.

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Fashion, historically, is how people make statements about themselves or communicate.

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For me, it's not necessarily interesting to play a strong, fearless woman. It's interesting to play a woman who is terrified and then overcomes that fear. It's about the journey. Courage is not the absence of fear, it's overcoming it.

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From my experience of shooting 'Tudors' on the island of Ireland, you cannot predict the weather.

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Good style - regardless of fads - means the thing that suits your body.

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I always tell people this: to be a savvy politician or a good head of state and to be charitable are not mutually exclusive things.

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I couldn't pick just one defining breakthrough role. I like to think that they're all a part of me.

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I did every job under the sun from bartending to ushering to temping.

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I don't know if I'm a daredevil, exactly, but I do enjoy a good challenge. It's the only way you grow.

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I feel like I've really earnt my stripes - I feel ready to play a lead. I would just love to prove I'm good enough to carry a project.

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I get accused of having a haughty smugness. I have a lopsided mouth. I can't help it. I was born with it. It looks as if I am smirking. I have had my publicist tell me, 'Don't do that smile on the red carpet.' I'm, like, 'That's my smile.'

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I had a period of unemployment for about nine months after my first big break, and it's the greatest lesson I ever could have learned, never to believe you're home and dry.

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I have been to Canada several times. It was autumn when I visited Vancouver, and I will always remember the colour of the trees in British Columbia were stunning.

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I know I'm not a conventional beauty. You can read a lot of painful things on the Internet, which criticise you aesthetically - but as far as I'm concerned, that's not what an actress is.

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I love being part of huge mega blockbusters, and I love being a part of small independent films and small stage.

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I love cycling.

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I love going out of my comfort zone - I live to go out of my comfort zone.

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I love my camera crews on all my jobs. It's the half of the job that the audience never gets to see. They're integral. They're as much a part of making a movie or television show as I am.

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I love poker!

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I love to drive. My present to myself from 'The Tudors' was a red Mazda MX5 hard-top convertible. I loved that car, and also what she represented - my first success.

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I love watching the old movies. I love Katharine Hepburn. I just adore her and everything that she stood for. I find it interesting watching the likes of Gene Tierney and those classic movies of the '40s.

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I meet fascinating people I respect and idolise all the time.

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I screen tested for 'The Tudors' in N.Y. That was my first experience of N.Y., being flown here to screen test with Jonathan Rhys Meyers. So I have very, very fond memories of New York - New York helped give me my first big break.

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I think every actor brings something personal to a role, right?

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I think the beauty of the writing of 'Game of Thrones' is not that the characters are fearless; it's how they overcome their fear, you know?

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I think we all remember Emma Peel from 'The Avengers,' the feminist icon that she was in the late '60s.

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I think women have always been trying to look healthy. The makeup artists just teach you the quick cheats.

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I try to stay consciously away from the roles of the girl who throws herself at the leading man, because I've done it a lot and I want to move on. I ticked that box.

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I want to keep people guessing.

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I was a very physical child... I was a tree-climber; I was a tomboy.

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I was frequently told at drama school that I was thinking too much. And I still have to suppress that part of me because it can sometimes be a hindrance.

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I was so excited to work with Ridley Scott. Who wouldn't be?

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I would love to go to the Himalayas and cross over into Nepal to do the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

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I'm a 'Blackadder' girl.

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I'm a bed monster.

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I'm a feminist in the true sense of the word. It's about equality.

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'The Hunger Games' has something for everyone.

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