Quote: "I sit back sometimes and I just have to laugh - where do they shop to get balls that big? To be that confident? One time, an actress sitting with my ex-wife after watching the credits come up in a film, slapped her on the leg and said, 'Can I f**king act or what?'." Irish star Gabriel Byrne is stunned by the vanity of his fellow actors.
Fact: Irish actor Gabriel Byrne is to play a Viking king in a new TV drama created by the man behind The Tudors. The Usual Suspects star will lead the cast of Vikings for U.S. cable network The History Channel. Byrne will play former warrior Earl Haraldson in the period piece.
Quote: "Some people think I am a real therapist and I have to tell them really I'm a fake, pretending to be a therapist. And then real therapists come up to me and talk to me about their problems! I actually don't know the answer to anybody's problems, I don't even know the answer to mine!" Irish actor Gabriel Byrne is regularly subjected to other people's problems thanks to his role as a TV psychotherapist on IN TREATMENT.
Quote: "I don't like to watch myself. It's done, it's done, it's finished. There's nothing you can do to improve it, you can't change it." The Usual Suspects star Gabriel Byrne refuses to sit through screenings of his own work.
Fact: <p>Irish actor Gabriel Byrne is showing off his photographing skills as part of a new charity exhibit at New York University's Gluckman House. The UNICEF show features photographs Byrne has taken of children around the world. </p>