You know you've made it when you've been moulded in miniature plastic. But you know what children do with Barbie dolls it's a bit scary, actually.
Working with Martin Scorsese was an absolute minute-by-minute education without him ever being grandiose about it.
Violence and racism are bad. Whenever they occur they are to be condemned (and) we should not turn a blind eye to them.
They stick out a lot and tend to catch the wind. I loved skiing as a teenager but I had to stop because my ears got so cold.
Thank you to Martin Scorsese - I hope my son will marry your daughter.
My agent insisted that I get one. But I never answer it. I suppose I should keep it switched off, but it has such a pretty ring.
Look, it's one of the great mysteries of the world, I cannot answer that question. I think I'm vaguely blonde. To be perfectly frank, I don't know.
It was only when I realized how actors have the power to move people that I decided to pursue acting as a career.
If you know you are going to fail, then fail gloriously!
I think that's what I love about my life. There's no maniacal master plan. It's just unfolding before me.
I love strange choices. I'm always interested in people who depart from what is expected of them and go into new territory.
I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that. Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me. It was another world completely. But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears. I thought they would really work with my bare head.
I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this. You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside. Can I have my champagne now?
I certainly think that when I flick through all the magazines at the hairdresser's I like to see and am drawn to images that have an intelligence and mind at work behind them.
He thought I was aloof and I thought he was arrogant. It just shows you how wrong you can be. But once he kissed me that was that.