Born: April 4, 1960 in Ibadan, Nigeria
I’m ‘of the world’. There was a time when I thought, ‘Oh, I must go back to England. I feel English.’ Then I went and the longer I was away, the more Australian I felt. Now, I’ve come back here and I don’t feel entirely Australian. But I certainly feel like this is my country. This is where I live and this is where I want to work.
One of the first things that made me want to be an actor was listening to Prokofiev’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’. I was intensely moved by it. I think I was about nine – I went to see the ballet. That’s what made me interested in Shakespeare.
I think films have a limited ability to change the world, but that doesn’t mean you don’t stop trying. You do what’s right for you, make the…
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