Kristin Scott Thomas — English Actress born on May 24, 1960,

Dame Kristin Ann Scott Thomas,DBE is a British actress. She won the Best Supporting Actress BAFTA Award for Four Weddings and a Funeral and received a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for The English Patient. For her work in the theatre, she has been nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Actress five times, winning in 2008 for the Royal Court revival of The Seagull... (wikipedia)

I just get so fed up with seeing the same things written about me. If I see the words 'ice queen' attached to me, I feel like banging my head against the wall. There's this perception that I can only be in a film if I have a glass of champagne in my hand and a stately home in the background.
There's something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat and dunes photographed like women's backs.
In fact, in many ways my mother was quite hippy-dippy, serving macrobiotic food and reading 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.'
It doesn't make you feel very good being mean and fierce; it is much nicer playing people who are kind and sweet.
Life is too short to live on low-fat everything.