"Don’t you know that a man being rich is like a girl being pretty? You wouldn’t marry a girl just because she’s pretty, but my goodness, doesn’t it help?"

Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)



The Order of the Companions of Honour, to be a member; Dame Maggie Smith, for services to drama.

Kristin Scott Thomas as Emma in Harold Pinter’s Betrayal at the Comedy theatre, London, directed by Ian Rickson (2011)


Jane Fonda.


Dusty Springfield, 1960s

Happy Birthday Margarita Carmen Cansino aka Rita Hayworth (October 17, 1918 - May 14, 1987)

"I never really thought of myself as a sex goddess; I felt I was more a comedian who could dance."

So, does Kristin Scott Thomas find her beauty a burden?

Let’s get this into proportion, I’m not Miss World. And I’ve never really felt… Oh, God. It’s such a dangerous subject, you end up sounding… People have told me, but I’ve always thought they must be mad.

Kristin Scott Thomas attends the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards