Killian Scott Quotes.
But acting had entered my world through older brothers. It was a basic thing: all that just looks cool.
I am Killian Murphy. One day, I realised I needed a new name. I was doing ‘Under Milk Wood’ and had 24 hours to come up with a new one.
It’s terrible for people when they really love a book and there’s an adaptation and they don’t like it, because it’s almost like you have this personal connection to the original material.
I find it fascinating the things that capture people’s imagination.
Damnation’ and ‘Dublin Murders’ are the first lead roles I’ve gotten to do. The more time you spend in front of the camera, the more you begin to relax in front of it.
The most common experience in my life is rejection. I’ve done over 300 auditions. No amount of drama school training can prepare you for that, in theory.
I did a play in school. Then Dramsoc became the centre of my universe.
I think when you’re a fan of a book you do have your own little version of the characters and I hope that some people feel we are the versions they might have imagined.
Broadchurch’ was very naturalistically shot, in many respects, whereas ‘Dublin Murders’ has a slightly heightened element cinematically, because there is a supernatural, ominous quality – particularly in the woods.
I mean, in all fairness, in the grand scheme of things, if the greatest inconvenience of my life is that sometimes people want a photo or a chat, then that’s extraordinarily lucky. It really bothers me when actors complain about it.
Every time you play a different role with different actors in different locations, you’re developing a greater level of comfort in the act of doing this, which is why you’re getting better all the time.
There are ways of staying under the radar here, and they’re effective to a degree. But if you’re an ambitious person and you’re confident your career is moving in the direction you want it to, you know the attention is only going to become greater and greater.
When you’re a working actor you see a lot of scripts all the time, but to get to do something that’s really well written it’s a rare privilege.
Politics is real. It has an impact on people’s lives. It’s harder to quantify the impact art has. Personally, I oscillate between two extremes. Some days I think it’s very important. Other days I think it isn’t important at all.
If you’re lucky enough to find success at a job that you love then I don’t think you have much right to complain, to be honest.
I am trundling in a good direction. I am curious to see how things will work out before I take myself off the tracks.