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    When I came to faith, I thought I would have to stop being an actor, because it's all about artifice and manipulation. But we're living in a world where God doesn't really have an influence, unless it's fundamentalists, so I'll always be an outsider because of my faith. And when you think about it, faith and acting are all about stories, so the two are not mutually exclusive.
    — Tamsin Greig
    It's interesting to see the dislocation between how people perceive a person visually. Apparently on the radio I'm blonde with a big arse.
    — Tamsin Greig
    tags: people 
     
    Every drama school in the country turned me down, and so I was lucky to study drama at all, even if it was lowly Birmingham University. But even when I came out with my degree, my mother promptly insisted I go straight to secretarial college to have something to fall back on, just in case - which didn't exactly fill me with confidence.
    — Tamsin Greig
    It suddenly hit me one day: after we're married I'll be called Mrs T Leaf!
    — Tamsin Greig
    On my mother's side I'm Polish-Jewish, and on my father's side I'm Scottish puffin.
    — Tamsin Greig
    tags: father  mother 
     
    I did used to like trampolining, but I'm probably past it, I think. You need to have a really strong pelvic floor to be good at trampolining, and I've had three children.
    — Tamsin Greig
    tags: children  past  child  strong 
     
    There aren't many laughs in that and I remember doing a look and everybody laughed and I just thought, wow, that's incredible how you can do that. So I did another look and they laughed again and then I remember thinking, hold on, this isn't right for this piece, you've got to stop it.
    — Tamsin Greig
    tags: thoughts  right  thinking 
     
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