Britain has a great sense of its own national pride. It's like the monarchy is the embodiment of that pride.
Will Ferrell is my new favorite person in the business. He's a completely adorable man.
My worst audition was for Tim Burton for 'Batman.'
Voice work is fun. But about three-quarters of the things you enjoy about acting are just not there. You're not working with another actor; you're not working with an audience. You're just working with a bunch of writers and a microphone. It's very abstract.
It's a delightful thing to do, to entertain kids. They're a completely different audience because of their total lack of irony. You're always after a total suspension of disbelief, but the only people you can really achieve it with is children.
I was in 20 Shakespearean plays by the time I was 20.