Go Ahead Quote Me

ACTRESS SOPHIE OKONEDO
ACTRESS SOPHIE OKONEDO
ACTOR BEN KINGSLEY
ACTOR BEN KINGSLEY
SINGER-SONGWRITER MILEY CYRUS
SINGER-SONGWRITER MILEY CYRUS

Anyone can play anyone in Shakespeare. I don't think there are limits.

ACTRESS SOPHIE OKONEDO on playing Cleopatra in a British production of Antony & Cleopatra


I portrayed a living, breathing human being. To do otherwise would be to do a great disservice to his victims and to history.

ACTOR BEN KINGSLEY on not portraying Nazi official Adolf Eichmann as a two-dimensional villain in the movie Operation Finale (2018)


That was the hardest thing for me to lose… every song, including Malibu, I lost because I always write it on paper.

SINGER-SONGWRITER MILEY CYRUS on losing her possessions, including the book of handwritten lyrics for every song she has ever written, in the recent Woolsey Fire

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 03, 2019, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe