Go ahead Quote me

Actor Christopher Walken
Actor Christopher Walken
Novelist Hilary Mantel
Novelist Hilary Mantel
Jane Fonda and Richard Perry
Jane Fonda and Richard Perry

I just take the next best thing. That's my criteria.

ACTOR CHRISTOPHER WALKEN on his long career


If I'm writing straight onto the screen, I tense up till my body locks into a struggling knot. I have to go and stand in a hot shower to unfreeze. I also stand in the shower if I get stuck. I am the cleanest person I know.

NOVELIST HILARY MANTEL


It took me 72 years to realise kindness is a good thing to look for. I didn't have that in relationships before.

ACTRESS JANE FONDA, 78, who has been dating record producer Richard Perry, 73, for six years

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 21, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead Quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe