Adelaide Clemens Quotes
Adelaide Clemens (born 30 November 1989) is an Australian actress. She was nominated for a Logie Award in 2008 for her role in the television series Love My Way. In 2012, she played Valentine Wannop in BBCs novel adaptation Parade's End, alongside Benedict Cumberbatch. Clemens has also appeared in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Great Gatsby, and portrayed Heather Mason in the horror film Silent Hill: Revelation 3D. She stars in the television series Rectify
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I live in L.A. and I do have wonderful friends; I moved there when I was 19 so I developed a close knit group of friends, none of whom are actors, none of which are Australian, but I couldn't do it long term.
In a photo shoot, you have to be very comfortable in your own skin. It's all about confidence-boosting and putting on armor.
I love new cities, and if I haven't travelled for a month, the need to go somewhere starts to gets under my skin.
I remember vividly one distinct memory of arriving in Hong Kong and being the only blonde haired girl in this sea of international students, and thinking, 'Oh, my God. There's no hiding here.'
I really like being thrown into the works. Many actors, I have found, have this as a common trait. We had to, as children, adapt to various situations with either a military family or things like that.
I'm a big fan of Tom Stoppard's work, and have been since I was in school where I studied him.
I've done a lot of independent film, which are short shoots that are usually four to six weeks, max. I enjoy everything. After one particular experience of work, I like to go in the opposite direction and do a short film, or something else.
Generally, I play the kind of ethereal, fragile-on-the-outside-but-hard-and-damaged-on-the-inside type.
I never consciously set out to be an actor. I just kind of did whatever acting I could do.
I'm very analytical about the industry and I understand that there are value systems, and all sorts of things like that.