'He never takes his fame or success for granted': Felicity Jones claims she admires co-star Tom Hanks' work ethic and disinterest in the A-list lifestyle
She's been nominated for an Academy Award and has spent the last few years working on several high-profile Hollywood movies.
But Felicity Jones has remained grounded throughout the whirlwind experience - a trait which she fiercely admires in other A-list actors.
The 32-year-old said she was particularly impressed by her Inferno co-star Tom Hanks, and spoke to Sunday Life about his down-to-earth attitude.
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She's hit the big time! British actress Felicity Jones (pictured) says she enjoyed working with Tom Hanks because he had a great work ethic and is not affected by Hollywood fame
'Tom is always absolutely focused and there's no messing around on set - his priority is making the best film possible,' she told the magazine.
'He's also incredibly down to earth. He never takes any of his fame or success for granted,' she added.
Felicity's interest in film is more than just a pursuit of fame - which explains her admiration for true industry veterans like Tom.
Ambitious: Felicity's brother is a film editor and she dreams of directing a movie herself
Learning on the job! The British star is also known to 'pick up' a different skill almost every time she lands a new role - including Kung fu and snowboarding
In fact, her older brother is a film editor and Felicity dreams of directing her own film.
She also also revealed the production process is something that 'fascinates' her.
The British star is also known to 'pick up' a different skill almost every time she lands a new role.
When she was cast in Chalet Girl, Felicity learned snowboard. For her part in Rogue One, she took martial arts lessons to perform in her Kung fu scenes.
Blockbuster: Her latest film Inferno will be released to cinemas in Australia on October 13
And for her latest project Inferno, the rising star learned six 'totally useless' phrases in Italian.
'Maybe at parties they'll be useful to bring out,' she joked.
'I could do some Kung fu while speaking Italian, then if it's snowing I'll leave on my snowboard.'
Inferno will be released to cinemas in Australia on October 13
Artist: Felicity is not interested in becoming a Hollywood socialite, and instead describes herself as a method actor
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