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Morton refused to watch films over 'mimic' fears

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May 26, 2011 | 10:15am EDT

The Minority Report star took up acting as a child, making several guest appearances on TV shows in the U.K.

But she forbid herself from checking out fellow actors' performances onscreen in a bid to avoid copying her peers.

Morton tells Total Film magazine, "I've changed now, but when I was 18 I made this decision that I was never going to watch a film. Didn't matter who it was by. Because I might copy other actors, even subconsciously. And I didn't want to be a mimic. I just wanted to be truly original."

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