She had very recently married her long-term boyfriend, with whom she had a young son.She and Macfadyen married 18 months later and live with their three children in east London.You think of all those rich, fabulous, fruity voices - the Gambons and Mc Kellens - and they are all from years of... I still miss it.[on being likened to a Moonin] I like Moomins. My little boy examines which bowl I've given him to eat his Weetabix out of. She falls in love with him and he doesn't see it, and that's the love story that goes through the whole piece.It's a wonderful Dickens potboiler, apart from anything else.To somebody like Darcy, it would have been a big deal for him to get over this difference in their status, and to be able to say to Lizzie that he loved her.We would think it was incredibly snobbish and elitist, but it wasn't for him.
[April 2010]Macfadyen and Keeley Hawes met on the set of Spooks.He is also known for portraying John Birt in the political drama Frost/Nixon, as well as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid in the BBC series Ripper Street.Pride & Prejudice, Anna Karenina, The Three Musketeers, Death at a Funeral, Robin Hood, In My Father's Den, The Pillars of the Earth, Frost/Nixon, Incendiary, Maybe Baby, Grindhouse, Lost in Karastan, Enigma, Wuthering Heights, The Reckoning, Enid, The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music, Warriors, Ch...The lovely thing about being an actor is being anonymous, it's never having to explain yourself.And that's what I find interesting about actors or painters I admire. I don't really want to know what Anthony Hopkins has for breakfast. [on his rich and rolling timbre, which he attributes to having been a smoker] It does help. That's nice.[on his role as Arthur Clennam in the BBC's Little Dorrit (2008)] Arthur would never imagine that Little Dorrit would fall for him.
I found that very interesting, and I found him very sympathetic. That sounds silly, but when you're doing a play you're using different muscles, and it blew all the cobwebs away.