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Father's rejection still affects actor Steven Berkoff

Duration: 03:57

Actor, writer and director, Steven Berkoff, has told HARDtalk's Allan Little that being rejected by his father has shaped his personality.

Mr Berkoff said his father had not wanted a second child and did not want him to be conceived.

He said the rejection still affects him and leads him to seek other people's approval. "If the guy is a decent director, I will do anything for them. I will get on my knees, I will clean the floor, I will do anything to show I am a loyal worker," he said.

Available since: Tue 3 Sep 2013

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HARDtalk Steven Berkoff

HARDtalk speaks to the acclaimed actor, writer and director, Stephen Berkoff.

First broadcast: 03 Sep 2013

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