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Hugh Grant’s Limited Range

Hugh Grant thinks he’s a “very limited” actor.

The Did You Hear About The Morgans? star - whose known for playing suave English men in romantic comedy films - doesn’t work on as many movies as his peers by choice.

“I’m very picky but also very limited as an actor. There’s not much I can do,” he claimed. “I’ve always said that if you give me an Ibsen script, I can get away with it. But there are a lot of people who can do it better. I think that’s right. And if you’re going to put all this effort and heartache… if you put a year of your life into this, it’s only worth it if you think you have something to offer in this area.”

The 49-year-old star also spoke about the crippling panic attacks he suffered while filming 2007 comedy and admitted he almost quit acting as a result.

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“I had all these panic attacks. They’re awful. I freeze like a rabbit. Can’t speak, can’t think, sweating like a bull. When I got home from doing that job, I said to myself, ‘No more acting. End of films.’ I really needed a big temptation to come back. I saw some doctors about getting over my panic attacks. They kind of convinced me I could,” he told USA Today.

“I’m pulled in two different directions. Part of me wants to hide, preferably under the bed, and not have anyone come near me. But I’m not happy if I’m not occasionally achieving something. My ego demands it,” Grant added.

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