Actor says he is ‘pathetically grateful’ to Thompson for encouraging him to take part
ザ・ 分別と多感 star was praised by judges and fans for an impressive start to the competition, after dancing the American Smooth with his professional partner, Karen Hauer.
His daughter with Thompson, Gaia, was also cheering him on.
Wise said he was “pathetically grateful” to Thompson for persuading him to turn down a three-film offer in order to take part in 厳密に, referring to her as “my love” in his post-dance interview with Claudia Winkleman.
He received some of the highest scores of the competition so far from the judges, achieving a total of 24 after new judge Anton Du Beke gave him a 7.
Wise is best known for his role as John Willoughby in the 1995 film adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel, the screenplay for which was written by Thompson.
He can also be seen in the films プライベートウォー そして 軍の妻, and played Lord Mountbatten in the hit Netflix series, 王冠.
「私の美しい妹は巨大なディスコの女王でした. 彼女はほぼ正確に私たちの世界を去りました 5 何年も前にキラキラボール棺で. これは彼女のためです. 私のゴージャスな歌姫sis, 彼女の小さな仲間がこれをやっていたことに興奮して狂っていただろう,” he said in his statement ahead of the competition.
「私は彼女をチャネリングします, 彼女の仲間は踊れないので – でもつま先を浸すのはワクワクします, 膝, この素晴らしい世界への腰と腕, 彼女を誇りに思う, そして明らかに彼女を笑わせる…」
Learn more about this year’s contestants ここに.