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Michael died five years ago this January, and the first thing that really struck me about the script was the part about her peeling off from the funeral and just getting into a rowboat and having a real kind of cry where nobody was.
 

My husband was actually very keen that I would become a Bond girl.
 

People think you know beforehand when you win an Oscar - I can assure you you don't.
 

Seriously, though, I think I never ceased to be grateful of the fact that I am able to do a job that I really love - I never got over that.
 

Since Michael died I think I've worked constantly. Friends and colleagues are very sustaining. They're the people who get you through it... It's no good to be on your own.
 

Some things you know about, you know what the ingredients are - maybe not all of them. But it's up to you to put in the amount. It's up to the director to nag you until you get it right.
 

Sometimes nudity is gratuitous. We just live in a society where everything goes.
 

The Lord Chamberlin was censoring scripts when I first came into the theater.
 

The more I do, the more frightened I get. But that is essential. Otherwise why would I go on doing it?
 

The theater is the thing I love doing most.
 


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