The opulence and grandeur of a lot of period drama really helps you get into character and appreciate the luxury of good quality. If you're fashion-minded in any way, you can't help but be incredibly inspired and apply elements to your own style.
I wanted to be an anthropologist and travel.
'The Tudors' was ground-breaking in the sense that it did ruffle the feathers of classical historians and alter the way people did period drama at the time.
I've always known I wanted to go into acting, but being a very proud teenager, I wasn't ready to admit it until I felt like it was going to be possible.
People in L.A. think I'm so posh. They think I live in 'Downton Abbey.'