I would love to do a rom-com, but they are not good – good and successful doesn’t equate to the same thing.
I try to be straightforward and honest with my kids, and I believe nothing beats good old hard work.
I don’t like fancy fiddly girlie stuff.
I’ve always been really drawn to that kind of sexual earthiness in European women, and Sophia Loren covered all the bases, including the whole mummy fantasy.
When I have to play the same role every day, I have the flexibility to play the character in so many different ways. It’s almost like playing five different roles.
I didn’t grow up with money, but I grew up with a lot of space. All I did was surf. I was committed to the ocean. That’s one thing about Australians; we have the capacity to embrace life.
I need some challenges in love or I’m bored.
Every TV show is a crapshoot, really. But every once in a while, a show gets anointed as ‘the show.’
I think my kids are pretty well-rounded citizens of the world.
My kids think I’m old and over the hill.
There’s more of a family connection when you’re working on a TV show. That’s not to say that you don’t make great connections when you’re working on films, but it’s different unless you’re there working every day.
If you can’t be proud of what you do, go and sell shoes. Do something else.