Quotes by: Francesca Annis
Francesca Annis in trailer for Flipper's New Adventure (1964)
14 May 1945 |
Kensington, London, England
||Patrick Wiseman (1976–1990s)
Ralph Fiennes (1995–2006)
Truly charismatic people, in my experience, don't come along very often.
Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre.
I am not going to share my private life with millions of people. I don't find a need to do that and nobody else close to me does either.
I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.
I have made a public statement about me and Ralph by being seen with him. I don't need to make any other. You can live the way you want.
Eat well and sleep well. That will feed your nervous system and your psyche. As you get older, you look how you feel.
You can be revered for all sorts of qualities, but to be truly charismatic is rare. Elizabeth Taylor was, for me, one of those rarities.
I'm trying to learn to smoke, which is rather weird when everyone is trying to stop. I'm not a smoker. But my character only smokes as an affectation.
Roman's wife Sharon Tate had been murdered by Charles Manson the year before, but Roman had been through so much leaving the Warsaw ghetto that he was very strong and private.
My children were brought up with their grandparents, and I was brought up with my grandparents. I think the continuity of moving through life together gives people a certain pride and sense of security.
I do think it's important to live in the present because in that way you won't be living in a state of regret.
Exposure makes you famous, not just good work. Famous is being plastered everywhere.
I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who are successful and also have a family... they are nearly always seen as victims.
There is not enough celebration of companionship. Relationships aren't just about eroticism and sexuality.
I have always done exercise because I was a dancer, and it is probably good for you. I have done yoga consistently.
I don't regret the passing of time. I try to live in the present, which should mean my life's full.