Quotes by: Hattie Morahan

Hattie Morahan
Morahan at the production for The Children's Monologues (2010)
Born Harriet Jane Morahan
(1978-10-07) 7 October 1978 (age 38)
Lambeth, London, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present
Partner(s) Blake Ritson
Children 1
Parent(s) Christopher Morahan
Anna Carteret
Rebecca Morahan (sister) Andy Morahan (half-brother)[1]

When you're young and starting out, the big hurdle is to relax enough in rehearsal so that you don't feel intimidated. The more work you've done, the more you can experiment in rehearsal and not have to worry about getting the sack.
Hattie Morahan
I'm sure my mum was a huge influence on my wanting to be an actress: just seeing her doing it, seeing her love it, caring about it. Invest in something, take it seriously and be so wonderful.
Hattie Morahan
It's true: theatre has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. I always liked everything about it. As a child, I used to get so excited about performing, I'd get the giggles.
Hattie Morahan
I heard David Sedaris read live recently which was a complete delight. Few writers make me laugh out loud on the bus. He does.
Hattie Morahan
I'm just interested in things that move me and make me think, make me laugh.
Hattie Morahan
I would definitely say I'm a feminist. To me, it just means being attentive and mindful. It's about equality and equal treatment. It feels like a gut instinct.
Hattie Morahan
For a long time, I did feel aware that I wasn't pretty or bubbly enough. Nor was I sexy-looking.
Hattie Morahan
There's a pressure to conform to particular images, and it feels a pretty exclusive pool of body image or facial image that is considered appealing. And in a way, that feels like pre-judging what an audience might actually want.
Hattie Morahan
I love the virtuosity and imaginative chutzpah of 'Da Vinci's Demons,' and not just because my boyfriend is in it!
Hattie Morahan
Throughout my life, I've known that if I change my hair, if I change my look, people I know will blank me in the street.
Hattie Morahan
I suppose one of the things that interest me about acting is unpicking what makes people tick and why they do what they do and what it means to be human.
Hattie Morahan
I became hooked on 'In Treatment,' which was so finely written and performed. Such a simple idea, and yet it delved into very complex territory with real grace and humanity.
Hattie Morahan
Cate Blanchett and Eileen Atkins are definitely among my top five actresses whose work I aspire to.
Hattie Morahan
I am always really buzzed after each performance, and at around one in the morning, I'll hit a brick wall and need to sleep.
Hattie Morahan
Because I didn't go to drama school, I didn't start in the business with any toolbox apart from enthusiasm and instinct. I'd throw everything at a part and sometimes realise that I had hit my limits.
Hattie Morahan
I've had so many experiences where everyone is very polite about each other's working process, which can lead to work where everyone seems to be in different plays.
Hattie Morahan
Acting on stage is a living organism you can never pin down, and I believe the audience feeds off that, too.
Hattie Morahan
I am fascinated by people's flaws and delusions: all the messy bits of human nature we all try to pretend we don't have.
Hattie Morahan
I'm halfway through Patti Smith's memoir 'Just Kids,' which is heart-stoppingly vivid. It drips with beauty and hope and devastating candour. I don't want it to end.
Hattie Morahan
What's exciting about theatre is observing human behaviour. You're constantly making judgments about body language, the physical, the emotional, the intellectual.
Hattie Morahan

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