"I think what is British about me is my feelings and awareness of others and their situations. English people are always known to be well mannered and cold but we are not cold - we dont interfere in your situation. If we are heartbroken we dont scream in your face with tears - we go home and cry on our own."
"My problem was that I was blond. There were no heroes with blond hair. Robert Taylor and Henry Fonda they all had dark hair. The only one I found was Van Johnson who wasnt too cool. He was a nice homely American boy. So I created my own image. It worked."
"My wife comes with me on all the movies but she is not an appendage to a film star or anything like that. She is a completely intertwined partner. She is the other half of me. Also were still very much in love with each other. We always have been we always will be."
"In the sixties everyone you knew became famous. My flatmate was Terence Stamp. My barber was Vidal Sassoon. David Hockney did the menu in a restaurant I went to. I didnt know anyone unknown who didnt become famous."