"There is a Moriarty in me" —"I do mean that… there is a dark side to me, although I am a good person, I hope. Meryl Streep, I think, said that just because someone doesn’t look like the part, doesn’t mean they aren’t suitable for the part. It’s much more about what the essence of someone is." (x)
Andrew Scott accepting his IFTA for Best Supporting Actor, for which Chris O’Dowd was also nominated.
Today I bought the special collector’s edition of Vanity Fair because this photo is just gorgeous.
Hello Mr Scott!
Was it a struggle keeping your role a secret last year?
“In the last series, there was a lot of fun to be had. I didn’t tell very many people, because that would’ve spoiled it for everybody. People were really surprised. As I say, I was doing a play at the time and the next day [after it aired] this old woman who played a maid came in and she was like, ‘F**k, you’re Moriarty!’”