Alex Kingston Quotes

Alexandra Elizabeth "Alex" Kingston (born 11 March 1963) is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Dr. Elizabeth Corday on the NBC medical drama ER and as River Song in the BBC science fiction series Doctor Who

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Alex Kingston


I don't think my looks are modern. I always imagined I'd end up doing Chekhov, Ibsen and Shakespeare all my life and never play a contemporary character.

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I've never been a size zero, let me say that here and now. I've never been that sort of person.

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I love playing strong feisty women, I really do, but if you were to ask my husband he'd probably say that I'm very insecure. And actually incredibly malleable, which isn't necessarily a good thing.

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One of my sisters is physically and mentally handicapped. She took a lot of my parents' attention, so I grew up in my own world, playing in my room for hours and hours.

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In England, 'Doctor Who' has always been considered a children's show, at least by children.

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About California... "I thought it was an appalling place. Then I went through a period of being amused by it. Now it`s sort of both. Californians don`t have that marvelous British cynicism, but then the British can be so patronizing at times". Alex Kingston.

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If you are the one who is dumped, then you feel like your life is over.

Alex Kingston


Californians don't have that marvelous British cynicism, but then the British can be so patronizing at times.

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I didn't have any qualms. I'm used to taking my clothes off in front of strangers. I've done it since I was 14 - with my mother's adult education art classes. She liked to paint and I went along as a life model.

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I think if you live in London, it's such a cosmopolitan city; nobody even notices different-race relationships. I assumed it would be even more liberal in the States, and it's totally the opposite.

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Children's programming in America, I think it's pretty shoddy in terms of lack of diversity. It's pretty much cartoons and Disney sort of shows. I don't find any of that stimulating for children.

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It's wrong for women to be constantly shy and embarrassed about their bodies. There are so many images of unattainable beauty that are so destructive. It's important to show how your body really is. As the cliche has it, beauty comes from within.

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I think people think celebrities get babies really easily, like Angelina Jolie, but they don't hear about the ones who aren't successful because we don't like talking about it, it's too painful.

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I think a lot of actors need validation. If you see truly amazing actors perform, they expose themselves to such an incredible degree. You can really see their pain.

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The truth is, I'm not a coper. I hate stress. I might appear calm externally but internally it's all going on.

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