10/16/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Tilda Swinton Q&A: Gave Oscar To Her Agent

Tilda Swinton, who won an Oscar this year for "Michael Clayton," stars in the Coen brothers comedy "Burn After Reading." She spoke to Ramin Setoodeh.

One of your fans writes about you online, "This dude is my favorite actor."
Really? It's a very nice compliment to be called a dude.

Is it true you don't like wearing makeup?
Well, I mean, I love wearing makeup. But if you want to look like yourself, it's not such a good plan. You end up looking like someone else.

Are you wearing makeup now?
Right now? Not a stitch. I'm not actually wearing any clothes right now. The man who's driving the car is enjoying this very much. No, he's enjoying the joke. There isn't time. Think how much time it takes people to get made up.

I wouldn't know. I'm a guy.
Well, so am I, then. And there are people who think I am.

Where's your Oscar?
I gave it away to my agent.

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