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Ben Barnes – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Ben Barnes

 

I always looked really young for my age. And once I hit 23, 24 and 25, I was then allowed to play the cool 18-year-olds and stuff.

– Ben Barnes


When I was at school, I was in choirs more than anything else, from a very young age, about 9 years old. And then I started taking drum lessons.

– Ben Barnes


I often talk with other actors about that time when you’ve just finished a job, because I think you do take on the characteristics of some of the characters you play. Sometimes it can be a great thing and sometimes it’s a bit haunting because you’re not quite sure how to leave it on set. My dad talks about it as being ‘de-personalised.’

– Ben Barnes


My dad is a doctor, a professor of psychiatry, and my mum is a psychotherapist.

– Ben Barnes


My mum was raised Jewish, my dad is very scientifically minded, and my school was vaguely Christian. We sang hymns in school. I liked the hymns bit, but apart from that, I can take it or leave it. So I had lots of different influences when I was younger.

– Ben Barnes


I only remember the end of my dreams, like waking up at a steering wheel, or falling.

– Ben Barnes


I think if actors don’t think of themselves as funny in real life they think they can’t do comedy.

– Ben Barnes


Sometimes success comes in ways you don’t expect.

– Ben Barnes


I had two family members involved in World War I: two great-uncles. One of them is on a memorial in France. And the other was a trench runner who survived the war. The average life span of a trench runner was 36 hours, but he survived the whole war.

– Ben Barnes