Hollywood's Next Generation: Six Smart, Talented Young Actors to Watch
Harper's Bazaar, July 1995
...likes to defy expectations. "As soon as someone tells me I'm perfect for something," says the intense green-eyed actor. "I immediately want the opposite part." Sewell's contrarian impulses most recently led him to play a Dublin bus driver immune to Albert Finney's crush in the quietly fine film "A Man Of No Importance". The 27 year-old London native will next appear this fall as Emma Thompson's Bloomsbury suitor in "Carrington", as a scheming manservant in "Victory", a film of the Joseph Conrad novel. Obstinate as ever, Sewell still has no plans to go to Hollywood: "The best thing about going to L.A.," he says, "is having a return ticket in your pocket."
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