Quotes

“I come from the countryside. I come from a bunch of horticulture family members. My best friend was a farmer’s boy.”

 

“The gym is somewhere you can go to just forget for an hour what you do for a living, what you are doing on a daily basis. You just turn up and get on with it.”

 

“For your own self-respect and sanity, your creative freedom, you have to be careful that you don’t rely too much on other people’s opinions of what you do because it can stunt and inhibit you.”

 

“I really loved ‘Fast Five.’ I thought it was a brilliant movie. I thought it was so well done, well directed. The action sequences were really well thought out. It looked fantastic.”

 

“Good suits don’t come from anywhere, though – I mainly wear Armani, Louis Vuitton and Burberry.”

 

“Living in New Zealand, it’s like a different world – it is a different world. It’s very, very cool.”

 

“Basically, Apollo was more of a mediator between Zeus in Olympus and Perseus on Earth. He played much more of an active role.”

 

“I was often looked at as a leper by kids at school because I was a Jehovah’s Witness. They didn’t like it – you were ‘weird’. And on Saturday mornings, you’d be knocking at their doors. I remember standing there with my mum and dad, thinking, ‘Oh my God, I know whose door this is, and I’ll have to see them on Monday.’ It was terrible.”

 

“I used to take my car and go down to the South Island for five or six days and climb glaciers and jump out of planes and jump off bridges and go white water rafting – a bit of thrill-seeking.”

 

“A guy’s biggest style mistake is definitely trying to look too cool. As long as you’ve got a good pair of jeans, a good pair of boots and a few good shirts, you’re fine.”

 

“I always find cardio the most monotonous. Running on a treadmill shows me why hamsters are so crazy.”

 

“Voices are always a challenge. I always have to work at each accent I do.”

 

“To me, growing up in South Wales, a pair of Diesel jeans were the thing to have – if you could afford them.”

 

“I always wanted to sing, as a child.”

 

“And I love to cook! I’ve impressed hundreds of women with my cooking. And they always come back for more.”

 

“Most men have an insecurity of some sort. But we’re brought up to believe that we can’t show them.”