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'The Office' star Martin Freeman has revealed he doesn't like other actors and only watches shows and films he has starred in

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Martin Freeman

Martin Freeman doesn't like other actors.

The British star - who is best known for his portrayal of Tim Canterbury in 'The Office' - has revealed he won't watch a movie unless it is one he has starred in because he is unimpressed by his peers' acting styles and abilities.

He said: "I only really watch my own films, I don't watch any other films and I don't particularly like any other actors... so I've got a very small DVD collection cause it is only me in it, and when I watch I do fast forward everyone else."

Although the 38-year-old actor is not a fan of other TV and movie stars, Martin was impressed by 'The Office' star creator and star Ricky Gervais.

He explained: "When I first read the script of 'The Office' I thought, 'This is good'. I'd met Ricky Gervais before as an actor. I see it as spinal tap.

"I don't think I'd ever laughed that much in a work context before and maybe not since. It was genuinely, genuinely funny."

Martin has given the interview to launch the new range of Sony BRAVIA High Definition Televisions with in-built Freeview HD. For more information, visit www.sony.co.uk/monolithic.

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