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#1. I love a bit of political drama; 'The West Wing' is probably my favourite television series of all time. - Author: David Tennant
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#2. I've been quite lucky in that I've managed to tick off a few of my dream roles, really. Beyond that, you wait for the next script to come in that will have the dream role that you don't know exists yet, I suppose. - Author: David Tennant
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#3. You know, I've just about got used to the fact that people in Britain know who I am on some level, but the notion that there's any kind of international recognition is still slightly bizarre to me. - Author: David Tennant
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#4. The Doctor' is the kind of character - because the guest cast is changing all the time, there are very few constants in the show, so the 'Doctor'- when you're there, you're in it a lot. You're speaking a lot. - Author: David Tennant
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#5. I'm as happy doing 'Postman Pat' as I am doing 'Hamlet.' - Author: David Tennant
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#6. I often stop when I'm doing something, in the middle of rehearsals or some other job, and I try to take a minute to think Okay, this might be as good as it gets, so drink it in, appreciate it now. So far, I've been lucky because another job has always come along to equal the last. - Author: David Tennant
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#7. I've always been a geek and slightly awkward ... slightly umm ... I was never the cool kid at school. - Author: David Tennant
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#8. Unlike other enduring characters such as 'Sherlock Holmes' or 'Tarzan,' being the 'Doctor' allows you a certain freedom that is both very demanding and very thrilling. It allows you to make the character using elements of yourself. - Author: David Tennant
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#9. It has to be said that the bad guys are often more interesting than the good guys because you get to indulge part of your nature that hopefully gets subsumed most of the time. But I just like playing interesting characters, and variety's the spice of that, as it is with life, I suppose. - Author: David Tennant
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#10. An accent, obviously, it's to do with the way your mouth works and the sounds that come out of your head, but somehow it informs everything about you, I think. - Author: David Tennant
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#11. There ya go, end of the universe, butterfingers. - Author: David Tennant
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#12. I'm a good person, I hope. But I'm never as good as I want to be, never as nice as I want to be, never as generous as I want to be. - Author: David Tennant
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#13. I dont know who I am but one thing I do know is that when I see a BIG THREATENING BUTTON I just want to do this! - Author: David Tennant
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#14. Twitter! It's like being stalked by committee! - Author: David Tennant
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#15. Moths are the ones that freak me out. It's something to do with the way that, if they get squashed, they turn to dust. There's something very wrong about that. It all feels a bit Gothic. - Author: David Tennant
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#16. To have someone who's got a strong individual voice that is allowed to be heard is quite increasingly rare. These people need to be cherished. - Author: David Tennant
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#17. I always like seeing people transforming themselves in whatever way that might be, and a different accent is part of that. - Author: David Tennant
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#18. I was very small, about 3 or 4 I think, and just wanted to be the people on telly telling these wonderful stories. Obviously the idea grew and matured with me but I can't ever remember wanting to do anything else. I've just sort of taken it for granted all my life that that was what I would do. - Author: David Tennant
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#19. How galling to watch someone who looks like you, who basically is you, do all the shagging you didn't get to do. - Author: David Tennant
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#20. I mean, you know, while I'm acting on stage I'm ranking quite high, but in a room with Barack Obama I'm probably into negative digits. I never feel very famous ... - Author: David Tennant
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#21. I was always going to act, literally ever since I was tiny. In fact, I have Doctor Who to thank for that. I wanted to become an actor after being obsessed with Tom Baker, the fourth Doctor Who, in the 1970s. His was the definitive performance of all time in anything. - Author: David Tennant
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#22. Getting the call to be in The Goblet of Fire was like being welcomed into the most exclusive upper circle of some elite actors' club. You sit on set with the cream of the National Theatre and the RSC, all clutching wands or wearing witches' hats. - Author: David Tennant
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#23. The bad guys probably get the better lines, don't they? And they wear less spandex. That would be quite good. - Author: David Tennant
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#24. And the very fact of how you speak somehow influences who you are. The way you move, the way you think, it seeps into your being, and it's quite hard to really break that down entirely. - Author: David Tennant
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#25. Drama school is a pretty intense experience, and I think it changes who you are. - Author: David Tennant
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#26. I never land on Sundays. Sundays are boring. - Author: David Tennant
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#27. I have such fond memories of watching 'Doctor Who' when I was a kid and growing up, that if I've left anybody anywhere with memories as fond, then I feel like I've done my job. - Author: David Tennant
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#28. We seem to spend a lot of our time in very small spaces spouting a lot of dialogue very quickly. - Author: David Tennant
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#29. The gritty indie films are a lot rarer than the films that aspire to fill multiplexes. - Author: David Tennant
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#30. I'd call you a genius, but I'm in the room. - Author: David Tennant
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#31. I still am a geek, I don't think there's anything wrong with it. I see no shame in having an unhealthy obsession with something. - Author: David Tennant
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#32. If you speak in a different accent, you begin to move in a slightly different way. You think in a slightly different way. I think it's part of trying to find what makes a character. - Author: David Tennant
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#33. I was hugely formed by stories I was told as a child whether that was in a book, the cinema, theatre or television and probably television more than any medium is what influenced me as a child and formed my response to literature, story-telling and, therefore, the world around me. - Author: David Tennant
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#34. I remember a conversation with my parents about who the people on the TV were, and learning they were actors and they acted out this story and just thinking that was the most fantastic notion, and that's what I want to do. - Author: David Tennant
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#35. I'm burning up a sun to say goodbye - Author: David Tennant
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#36. When you're playing a real person, there's a balance between playing the person in the script and playing the person as he was in life. You have to be respectful and true to who that person was, but at the same time tell the story in the film. - Author: David Tennant
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#37. Animation is a fascinating area from an acting point of view because it's not really like anything else because you are only providing a portion of the performance. That's very inspiring and it forces you to do things in a different way - to tell stories through your voice. - Author: David Tennant
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#38. I think if my eight-year-old self could see me at the Royal Albert Hall winning a prize for playing the Doctor on telly, he would need a stiff shot of Irn-Bru. - Author: David Tennant
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#39. I love characters who are clever and smart, and you have to run to catch up with. I think there's something very appealing and rather heroic in that. - Author: David Tennant
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#40. When you first read a script is the purest moment. That's when you can understand how an audience will ultimately receive it. The first reading of the script is so important because you're experiencing it all for the first time, and it's then that you really know if it's going to work or not. - Author: David Tennant
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#41. I really don't know who I am, so I don't know when to stop, so when I see a big threatening button that should never ever be touched, I just want to do this! - Author: David Tennant
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#42. When you're older, you want to be scared because you understand more where the boundaries between fantasy and reality are, and I suppose they are more blurred the younger you are. - Author: David Tennant
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#43. To me, it feels like 'The Doctor' has to have a long coat, and that's something imprinted on me from childhood, because he always did. And there's something heroic in a flapping coat, but at the same time, I need to get rid of it sometimes and just be a scrawny guy in a suit that doesn't quite fit. - Author: David Tennant
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#44. I think doing different accents is part of the job of acting really. It's something else that I quite enjoy the challenge of, to be honest. - Author: David Tennant
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#45. I'd love to work with Aaron Sorkin on something. Just the way he writes, he has no fear in writing people that are fiercely intelligent, and I love that. - Author: David Tennant
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#46. It's always that tricky thing with a remake, especially when it's something that's well loved. You're coming to something that has a built-in fascination, but with that comes people ready to feel disgruntled that it's being remade at all. - Author: David Tennant
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#47. Paula Milne was really the first thing that drew me to 'The Politician's Husband.' - Author: David Tennant
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#48. Yeah, listen, listen, gotta dash, things happening--
well, four things--
well, four things and a lizard. - Author: David Tennant
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#49. It's very hard to be objective about something you're in, especially when you set it up against things that you experienced as a child. - Author: David Tennant
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#50. All roads seem to have come back to Doctor Who in our life. But, no, it was a huge part of my growing up. I was a massive fan and it certainly inspired me to get into acting and to be ... one of those people that tells stories on TV. That was a huge part of my childhood. - Author: David Tennant
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#51. If you can sell that you're the King of Scotland, or Henry V on a tiny stage in a studio theater somewhere, then you can probably sell that you're a starship captain or a time traveler. - Author: David Tennant
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