Tweet: "Painful to watch Murray mashed but Federer is a human Ferrari. BIG respect for his sheer grace and athleticism. Seamless." Actor Richard E. Grant enjoyed tuning in to the Wimbledon semi-finals match between Roger Federer and British number one Andy Murray on Friday (10Jul15). The Swiss sportsman won the match 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 to land a place in the final against Novak Djokovic on Sunday (12Jul15).
Quote: "In 1986, having been unemployed for 11 months, I was cast as an out-of-work actor in my first film, Withnail And I, and it changed my life and gave me almost every career opportunity I've had since then. Bruce Robinson's much-quoted script was an absolute gift of a role, and the lifelong friendships with the cast combined to make it an indelible experience." Richard E. Grant is still fond of his breakthrough role.
Quote: "Astronaut. Ever since I was 12 years old, when I listened to Neil Armstrong's historic words beamed back from the moon on the radio, it has been an unfulfilled ambition to take a ride into outer space." Actor Richard E Grant explains his dream alternative occupation.
Quote: "I am obsessed with smelling everything. My food, clothes, cars, books. I am only just restraining myself from sniffing this sofa." British actor Richard E Grant follows his nose.