When you think about such fine actors as Maggie Smith or Michael Gambon, they do all mediums. I think it would be quite sad and a bit dull just to have to stick to one. I like all of them.
'Upstairs Downstairs' and 'Downton Abbey' appeal to people because they're about our history, they look so beautiful, are written by amazing writers and have high production values.
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When you get into your 40s, the roles do tend to drop off, and I’ve seen it happening to friends of mine. Hopefully it is improving, and there are female TV executives now who are championing women of all ages in leading roles. But I’m not counting on it.
Things can change on a daily basis in television. You can be introduced to aspects of your character that you had no idea existed because they didn’t exist a week before. The next week it might be taken away from you in some way that you can’t control.
There’s always a sense of tragedy with icons. It happened to both the Princess of Wales and Diana Dors. A lot of people had grown up with them, and everybody loved them. Then, when they had at last found happiness, they were taken in the most dreadful way.
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Keeley Hawes is an English actress and former model. She starred in The Last September and has voiced roles in video games, such as the iconic Lara Croft from the long-running Tomb Raider series. She is also known for her roles as Zoe Reynolds in Spooks, Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes, and Lady Agnes in the 2010-2012 remake of Upstairs, Downstairs.
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