January 27, 2011 Her Masters Voice The attention we get (as actors) is completely disproportionate to our importance. But we’re not getting attention because we are important. We’re getting attention because what we happen to do is widely broadcast. The people who do household repairs are equally important, but you don’t do household repairs for millions and millions of people … they do things which might seem everyday but we couldn’t live without those people either. — Colin Firth, bless his cotton socks.