There was an undercurrent of poverty throughout my childhood. We lived with my grandmother in her two-bedroom flat, and I slept with my parents. We had cheap holidays, I had to save for my bike and get a paper round as soon as I was old enough.
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I had a really good time working with Jim Cameron. A lot of people didn’t, but I did as I got on with him really quite well. For a director who spends most of his time looking down a lens or in the digitisation studio or working out some graphics, he is actually very good with actors.
I don’t understand why people expect tips. In hotels you order food in your room, and it’s already more expensive from the room service menu, so it’s a cheek to expect a tip on top. I do sometimes reward good service, but it should be at my discretion, and I’m not going to be held to ransom.
Actually, parts of New Zealand remind me of Suffolk. There’s not many flat bits, but just the atmosphere there. There’s a kind of a core tranquility about it, a kind of assuredness that this is fairly close to approaching the perfect way to be.
|Birth:||17th December, 1944|
Bernard Hill is an English film, stage and television actor. He was raised in a Catholic family of miners. Hill attended Xaverian College, and then Manchester Polytechnic School of Drama at the same time as Richard Griffiths. He graduated with a diploma in theatre in 1970. In a career spanning thirty years, he is known for playing Yosser Hughes, the troubled 'hard man' whose life is falling apart in Alan Bleasdale's groundbreaking 1980s TV drama Boys from the Blackstuff.
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