Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf - Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.
[ Cause Crime Cultural Deeply Distress Entrenched Factors Fear Gun Isolated Issue Major Problem Range Social Therefore Throughout Uk Wide]
Topic:
Anthony Anderson - And so I think that if the person has the funds, the network, and the equipment to do this, and also the experience, which is the key factor, then they can be quite deadly.
[ Also Deadly Equipment Experience Factor Funds Key Network Person Quite Then Think Which]
Topic:
Marian Anderson - Arnold Schwarzenegger, I don't know if you'd call him a great actor, but he's amazing in terms of his presence, and he is interesting enough that you want to watch him.
[ Actor Amazing Arnold Call Enough Great Him His Interesting Know Presence Schwarzenegger Terms Want Watch]
Topic:
Wes Anderson - I'm a very proud actor.
[ Actor Proud Very]
Topic:
Dwayne Andreas - Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk. For three days, I couldn't answer the phone.
[ Actor Answer Days English Every Get Got Had Language Man Now Part Phone Really Scared Suddenly Talk Talked Three Trying Walk]
Topic:
Brooks Atkinson - My father is an actor, so he brought me into his agency when I was young. It wasn't something I wanted to do until high school, when I started taking theater and really liked it. Then an agent found me and wanted me to come out to Los Angeles and give it a shot. I gave myself six months, but it only took me like a week to get a job.
[ Actor Agency Agent Angeles Brought Come Father Found Gave Get Give High His Into Job Liked Los Months Myself Only Out Really School Shot Six Something Started Taking Theater Then Took Until Wanted Week Young]
Topic:
Victoria Billings - The actor cannot afford to look only to his own life for all his material nor pull strictly from his own experience to find his acting choices and feelings.
[ Acting Actor Afford Cannot Choices Experience Feelings Find His Life Look Material Nor Only Own Pull Strictly]
Topic:
William Billings - The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor has to work on is his mind.
[ Actor Body Develop His Important Mind Most Thing Voice Work]
Topic:
Barbara Billingsley - The ideas of the great playwrights are almost always larger than the experiences of even the best actors.
[ Actors Almost Always Best Even Experiences Great Ideas Larger Playwrights Than]
Topic:
Lizzie Andrew Borden - I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life.
[ Actor Asinine Aspect Clothes Dating Important Insignificant Interested Life More Much Other Say Some Something Substantial Than Their Wearing]
Topic:
Ralph Boston - In my movies, there has been little to do in the way of animal rights. I have never worked in a movie with animals. No horse-riding, no trained dogs, lions, bears. A few actors, but what could I do? We had to have them.
[ Actors Animal Animals Bears Been Could Dogs Few Had Lions Little Movie Movies Never Rights Them Trained Way Worked]
Topic:
Barry Bostwick - It seems like they never say anything bad about actors, they just pump them up.
[ Actors Anything Bad Just Never Pump Say Seems Them Up]
Topic:
Phyllis Bottome - When a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression.
[ Able Actor Because Express Expression Idea Muddled Performance Something Their Trying Usually Very Well Working]
Topic:
Pappy Boyington - The factories were heavily bombed, but practically the construction work had been redone very quickly.
[ Been Bombed Construction Factories Had Heavily Practically Quickly Redone Very Were Work]
Topic:
Samuel Butler - I've been nominated twice before as actor in a leading part. Now I'm nominated as actor in a supporting part. If I don't win, I'll just wait until I'm nominated for being in the theater during the show. Do they have one like that?
[ Actor Been Before Being During Just Leading Nominated Now Part Show Supporting Theater Twice Until Wait Win]
Topic:
Isaac Butt - It makes it fun. When an actor plays a character, you want what that character wants. Otherwise it doesn't look authentic. So I really want to defeat Jimmy - I mean Jimmy as the character.
[ Actor Authentic Character Defeat Fun Jimmy Look Makes Mean Otherwise Plays Really Want Wants]
Topic:
Naomi Campbell - The show is like an Edwardian play - emotional life gets stepped on for the sake of accepted manners, and that's terrific for actors to play in.
[ Accepted Actors Emotional Gets Life Manners Play Sake Show Stepped Terrific]
Topic:
Lord Caradon - It is more difficult to designate this form of conation on its practical side by a satisfactory name.
[ Conation Designate Difficult Form More Name Practical Satisfactory Side]
Topic:
Joyce Carey - I always say if you've seen good acting on television, those actors are really good. Because there's just not enough time. You don't have any preparation.
[ Acting Actors Always Any Because Enough Good Just Preparation Really Say Seen Television Those Time]
Topic:
Tina Charles - I didn't need the insurance. I do it again if my DP tells me it didn't look good in the camera or if the actors didn't hit their marks. But if everything was working why do it again?
[ Actors Again Camera Everything Good Hit Insurance Look Marks Need Tells Their Why Working]
Topic:
Eric Cheng - An actor's popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match.
[ Actor Boy Expectancy Fleeting Gas His Into Life Lighted Look Match Popularity Small Success Tank]
Topic:
Alex Chilton - Washington is no place for a good actor. The competition from bad actors is too great.
[ Actor Actors Bad Competition Good Great Place Too Washington]
Topic:
Kate Clinton - 'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party.
[ Always Appointment Build Congress Factor Friends Incoming Influential Member Nominees Party Powerful President Pressure Supporters]
Topic:
Hal David - I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person. For instance, when I talk to the actors, I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me. I even encourage them to change some of the verses of the script if they need to.
[ Actors Because Change Controlling Encourage Even Exactly Instance Need Person Say Script Some Surprise Talk Tell Them Verses Very Want]
Topic:
J. P. Donleavy - I'm not a comedian. I'm an actor who just happens to be funny on occasion.
[ Actor Comedian Funny Happens Just Occasion]
Topic:
Ignatius Donnelly - I've worked with some actors who can't act.
[ Act Actors Some Worked]
Topic:
Antal Dorati - Romeo Must Die was the first film that I did where I was able to just be free as an actor.
[ Able Actor Did Die Film First Free Just Must Romeo Where]
Topic:
Carl Van Doren - Some of these guys... I've worked with Ice Cube, I think he's an immensely talented rapper and actor.
[ Actor Cube Guys Ice Immensely Rapper Some Talented These Think Worked]
Topic:
Charles Van Doren - There isn't a switch that I turn on. I'm an actor. This is what I do.
[ Actor Switch Turn]
Topic:
Stephen Dorff - Things are changing. I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dramatically, but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that.
[ Actor Afforded Been Changing Dramatically Never Old Opportunity Really Show Since Stretch Things Training Wings Years]
Topic:
Byron Dorgan - You can say what you want to about a rapper in a movie, but look at what Ice Cube has done. Ice Cube has created more opportunities for other actors to get jobs in this business than some actors have.
[ Actors Business Created Cube Done Get Ice Jobs Look More Movie Opportunities Other Rapper Say Some Than Want]
Topic:
Josh Duhamel - Look there are going to be, there are already adjustment processes in place but the point is that you'll actually make them work and get satisfactory outcomes if there's decent burden sharing along the way. If there's, if you like a proper transitional assistance.
[ Actually Adjustment Along Already Assistance Burden Decent Get Going Look Make Outcomes Place Point Processes Proper Satisfactory Sharing Them Transitional Way Work]
Topic:
Elizabeth II - There's editing, and scripts to read and edit, and casting, and all the elements of production that just sort of take up the normal downtime that you would have as an actor. So there's not a lot of that for me.
[ Actor Casting Downtime Edit Editing Elements Just Lot Normal Production Read Scripts Sort Take Up Would]
Topic:
Lincoln Ellsworth - One of the things I enjoyed the most is just working as an actor.
[ Actor Enjoyed Just Most Things Working]
Topic:
Jeffrey Eugenides - All people are half actors.
[ Actors Half]
Topic:
Minnie Maddern Fiske - British actors behave like Europeans; they are also extremely well trained.
[ Actors Also Behave British Europeans Extremely Trained Well]
Topic:
Emerson Fittipaldi - I had to choose between American and British actors, and it didn't take me more than a second to decide: Russians are Europeans and should be played by other Europeans.
[ Actors American Between British Choose Decide Europeans Had More Other Played Russians Second Should Take Than]
Topic:
Margot Fonteyn - Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.
[ Actors Audience Fired Get Just Retreat Some Sound Up Want]
Topic:
Steve Forbes - A good actor must never be in love with anyone but himself.
[ Actor Anyone Good Himself Love Must Never]
Topic:
Cathy Freeman - When I got to the reading all the work, I was reduced to being an actor in an experimental play that I'd already written. And I didn't want to be an actor.
[ Actor Already Being Experimental Got Play Reading Reduced Want Work Written]
Topic:
Sadie Frost - Till now I have never shot a scene without taking account of what stands behind the actors because the relationship between people and their surroundings is of prime importance.
[ Account Actors Because Behind Between Importance Never Now Prime Relationship Scene Shot Stands Surroundings Taking Their Till Without]
Topic:
Elizabeth Fry - You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters.
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
Topic:
Haim Ginott - Actors are trusting souls, and we must go by gut-level instinct, even after our agents and business managers weigh all the odds.
[ Actors After Agents Business Even Go Instinct Managers Must Odds Our Souls Trusting Weigh]
Topic:
Jill Goodacre - Young girls of 13 or 12 are great actors.
[ Actors Girls Great Young]
Topic:
John Grierson - I know that if I can't move people, then I have no business being an actor.
[ Actor Being Business Know Move Then]
Topic:
Texas Guinan - Programs that pay farmers not to farm often devastate rural areas. The reductions hurt everyone from fertilizer companies to tractor salesmen.
[ Areas Companies Devastate Everyone Farm Farmers Fertilizer Hurt Often Pay Programs Reductions Rural Tractor]
Topic:
Fannie Lou Hamer - An actor who is good at comedy can also be very good at drama, but not necessarily vice versa.
[ Actor Also Comedy Drama Good Necessarily Versa Very Vice]
Topic:
Jonathan Harris - I only want to work with actors that really get it and make it work. I didn't want it to be a star-driven thing anymore.
[ Actors Anymore Get Make Only Really Thing Want Work]
Topic:
Vance Havner - I suddenly realized that comedy, for me, was just being honest, and playing it for real. I've seen so many wonderful actors who turn into creatures from another planet when they're told they are supposed to be playing comedy.
[ Actors Another Being Comedy Creatures Honest Into Just Many Planet Playing Real Realized Seen Suddenly Supposed Told Turn Wonderful]
Topic:
Edward S. Herman - Actors worry about bad breath, weight, receding hairlines and why their leading lady looks like their daughter.
[ Actors Bad Breath Daughter Lady Leading Looks Receding Their Weight Why Worry]
Topic:
Don Herold - It confirms for me that we did something on Days that meant something. We had our ups and downs, but Missy and I and some of the other actors, created something that was really memorable.
[ Actors Confirms Created Days Did Downs Had Meant Memorable Other Our Really Some Something Ups]
Topic:
Napoleon Hill - It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
[ Account Any Change Continuing Decision Dominant Factor Inevitable Into Longer Made Only Sensible Society Taking Today Will Without World]
Topic:
Paul von Hindenburg - A Dumont actor was considered to be too stilted - the way we Dumont actors used to speak.
[ Actor Actors Considered Dumont Speak Too Used Way]
Topic:
Earl Hines - Directors and producers were afraid of a Dumont actor while at the same time they admired him.
[ Actor Admired Afraid Directors Dumont Him Producers Same Time Were While]
Topic:
Jerome Hines - From that moment on I knew my profession in life was and has remained until today an actor's life.
[ Actor Knew Life Moment Profession Remained Today Until]
Topic:
Ruben Hinojosa - It was one of the great chances in my life to become a Dumont actor.
[ Actor Become Chances Dumont Great Life]
Topic:
Hippocrates - To be a Dumont actor was considered to be a great honor for an actor, yet it also had its disadvantages.
[ Actor Also Considered Disadvantages Dumont Great Had Honor Yet]
Topic:
William Hone - My dream as a youngster was to be like Olivier. To be a great stage actor. To be a great Shakespearean actor. To me that is the Olympics of acting.
[ Acting Actor Dream Great Olivier Olympics Shakespearean Stage Youngster]
Topic:
William Hooper - No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves.
[ Benefactors Called Does Enemy Except Harm Your Yourselves]
Topic:
Harlan Howard - My work is to reach people with ideas, hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight, and revelation. That's what an actor wants to do.
[ Actor Dreams Encouragement Hopes Ideas Insight Reach Revelation Wants Work]
Topic:
Mark V. Hurd - Not so much in Canada, but certainly in the US, as I'm sure you know, money is all, and if they can get another 26 programs of the same thing even though it advances the culture or those actor's careers not at all it doesn't matter.
[ Actor Advances Another Canada Careers Certainly Culture Even Get Know Matter Money Much Programs Same Sure Thing Those Though Us]
Topic:
Tony Iommi - Knowing who the actors were as you were designing them helped, with Catherine's beauty and Renee's frailty, they directed me visually just by who they were.
[ Actors Beauty Catherine Designing Directed Frailty Helped Just Knowing Them Visually Were]
Topic:
Donnie Iris - The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all.
[ Actors Actually Camera Create Design Entertain Move Music Reality Reward Separate Story Teach Us Works World]
Topic:
Darrell Issa - And my father, being a good Swiss puritan, always really insisted that if I was going to be an actor, I shouldn't just be an actor, I should know about the whole process.
[ Actor Always Being Father Going Good Insisted Just Know Process Puritan Really Should Swiss Whole]
Topic:
Alec Issigonis - And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater, and a lot of my closest friends are not actors, but in the other end of the business.
[ Actors Always Been Business Closest End Fascinated Friends Lot Other Technical Theater]
Topic:
Louise Jameson - One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
[ Assembly Cannot Factory Feel Hell Through Walk]
Topic:
Don Johnson - It is very expensive to achieve high unreliability. It is not uncommon to increase the cost of an item by a factor of ten for each factor of ten degradation accomplished.
[ Accomplished Achieve Cost Degradation Each Expensive Factor High Increase Item Ten Uncommon Very]
Topic:
Henry W. Kendall - All of the factors that make up a quality city - safe streets, high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods, etc. - emanate from a strong educational premise.
[ City Educational Emanate Etc Factors High Jobs Make Neighborhoods Paying Premise Quality Safe Streets Strong Up]
Topic:
Rose Kennedy - I was not a trained actor.
[ Actor Trained]
Topic:
John Agyekum Kufuor - When you talk about a great actor, you're not talking about Tom Cruise.
[ Actor Cruise Great Talk Talking Tom]
Topic:
Milan Kundera - I think, being an actor, it's just a relief every time you get a part.
[ Actor Being Every Get Just Part Relief Think Time]
Topic:
William Kunstler - We film in front of a live audience, and I was a theater actor before I got into television, so I like that.
[ Actor Audience Before Film Front Got Into Live Television Theater]
Topic:
Wally Lamb - Inside I never said I wanted to do theatre or be an actor.
[ Actor Inside Never Said Theatre Wanted]
Topic:
Burton Lane - Basically I am just another actor who loves his work and this thing about age only exists in the media.
[ Actor Age Am Another Basically Exists His Just Loves Media Only Thing Work]
Topic:
Diane Lane - Frankly I've never really subscribed to these adjectives tagging me as an 'icon', 'superstar', etc. I've always thought of myself as an actor doing his job to the best of his ability.
[ Ability Actor Adjectives Always Best Doing Etc Frankly His Icon Job Myself Never Really Subscribed Superstar Tagging These Thought]
Topic:
Spike Lee - A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly.
[ Actor Creates Director Encouragement Environment Fly Gives Good Which]
Topic:
Sung Hi Lee - As I was coming up on the stage, there was one source that could make or break you, the New York Times. Inevitably there would be one actor singled out for a better review, or worse, than somebody else. The effect of that was cancerous, divisive.
[ Actor Better Break Coming Could Divisive Effect Else Inevitably Make New Out Review Singled Somebody Source Stage Than Times Up Worse Would York]
Topic:
Tommy Lee - Gary Oldman is impossible to steal a movie from. He's such a great actor, he's off the hook. I love him.
[ Actor Gary Great Him Hook Impossible Love Movie Off Oldman Steal Such]
Topic:
Wen Ho Lee - I didn't get into this so I could talk about my work, my movies. You become an actor to act.
[ Act Actor Become Could Get Into Movies Talk Work]
Topic:
Fernand Leger - I just let the work speak for itself. An actor is not afraid to take risks; to put on different hats; to be a good guy, a bad guy, a victim, an abuser. There are all kinds of people in the world, and playing them is what acting is all about.
[ Acting Actor Afraid Bad Different Good Guy Hats Itself Just Kinds Playing Put Risks Speak Take Them Victim Work World]
Topic:
Walter Legge - I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic.
[ Actor Anger Bellies Challenge Darkness Down Into Lot Our Reaching Sadness Tapping Therapeutic Think Very]
Topic:
Franz Lehar - I'm always happier and a better actor when I can really lose myself in a character and become somebody else.
[ Actor Always Become Better Character Else Happier Lose Myself Really Somebody]
Topic:
John F. Lehman, Jr. - If you're an actor, even a successful one, you're still waiting for the phone to ring.
[ Actor Even Phone Ring Still Successful Waiting]
Topic:
Tom Lehrer - There are some actor secrets you keep sometimes, and you want to keep.
[ Actor Keep Secrets Some Sometimes Want]
Topic:
Gottfried Leibniz - There's the most resistance to an actor singing. It's like I'm being disloyal to my industry.
[ Actor Being Disloyal Industry Most Resistance Singing]
Topic:
Rachael Leigh - For if any man who never saw fire proved by satisfactory arguments that fire burns. His hearer's mind would never be satisfied, nor would he avoid the fire until he put his hand in it that he might learn by experiment what argument taught.
[ Any Argument Arguments Avoid Burns Experiment Fire Hand Hearer His Learn Man Might Mind Never Nor Proved Put Satisfactory Satisfied Saw Taught Until Would]
Topic:
Tony Levin - As an actor, your life experience is just as important as studying.
[ Actor Experience Important Just Life Studying Your]
Topic:
Edward V. Lucas - I'm picking and choosing in terms of the stress factor. If it's not fun, I'm not going to do it.
[ Choosing Factor Fun Going Picking Stress Terms]
Topic:
Jack Lynch - The instinct to impersonate produces the actor; the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright; the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature.
[ Actor Adequate Characterization Desire Dialogue Dramatic Impersonate Impersonations Instinct Itself Literature Memorable Playwright Pleasure Produces Provide]
Topic:
Alistair Maclean - The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury.
[ Alleys City Contractors Draw Failing Filthy Habitually However Neglected Notoriously Payments Regular Streets Their Them Treasury Ward Were]
Topic:
Gustav Mahler - Actors are able to trick themselves into treating anything as if it's fantastic. It's a kind of madness really.
[ Able Actors Anything Fantastic Into Kind Madness Really Themselves Treating Trick]
Topic:
Mainbocher - We have newsreaders behaving like actors, lowering their voices if it's a sad story, as if we didn't know it's a sad story. There isn't a single cool newsreader.
[ Actors Behaving Cool Know Lowering Sad Single Story Their Voices]
Topic:
Roberto Burle Marx - I'm always looking, as an actor, for activities. I think it's far more interesting to watch what people do than what they say. You always want to watch behavior, because the dialogue as written by our illustrious leaders is great. Eminently playable.
[ Activities Actor Always Because Behavior Dialogue Eminently Far Great Illustrious Interesting Leaders Looking More Our Playable Say Than Think Want Watch Written]
Topic:
Eric Massa - Let's face facts, this is visual medium, there's a very high premium put on people who are good-looking. But the minute you rely on that you get yourself in trouble. You certainly don't make a career out of that anymore as an actor.
[ Actor Anymore Career Certainly Face Facts Get Good-Looking High Make Medium Minute Out Premium Put Rely Trouble Very Visual Yourself]
Topic:
Allan Massie - You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later.
[ Actors Age Begin Certain Change Depth Later Little Performances Same Technique Their Very Years Young]
Topic:
Doug McClure - An actor should never be larger than the film he's in.
[ Actor Film Larger Never Should Than]
Topic:
Mark McCormack - It's the actors who are prepared to make fools of themselves who are usually the ones who come to mean something to the audience.
[ Actors Audience Come Fools Make Mean Ones Prepared Something Themselves Usually]
Topic:
John McCrae - You're creating a different world and the actor's job is to be able to convince the audience to enter into that world, whether it be actually something that you recognize from your own life or not.
[ Able Actor Actually Audience Convince Creating Different Enter Into Job Life Own Recognize Something Whether World Your]
Topic:
Garrett Morris - Jim Carrey is a consummate actor and professional. He comes on set, knows his lines and knows his moves.
[ Actor Carrey Comes Consummate His Jim Knows Lines Moves Professional Set]
Topic:
Simon Conway Morris - You are always damned by things that you do well as an actor.
[ Actor Always Damned Things Well]
Topic:
Amr Moussa - I was convinced there as only one actor to play Templeton the Rat, and that was Tony Randall.
[ Actor Convinced Only Play Rat Tony]
Topic:
Frank Murphy - An award doesn't necessarily make you a better actor.
[ Actor Award Better Make Necessarily]
Topic:
Graeme Murphy - But don't call me an actor. I'm just a worker. I am an entertainer. Don't say that what I am doing is art.
[ Actor Am Art Call Doing Entertainer Just Say Worker]
Topic:
George Murray - My concern is to continue respecting my work as I've done since I began as an actor and I could only do that if I'm strong enough to keep on doing what I think best in an artistic way.
[ Actor Artistic Began Best Concern Continue Could Doing Done Enough Keep Only Respecting Since Strong Think Way Work]
Topic:
Margaret Murray - This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can't be.
[ Actor Believe Called Five Great Imperialistic Important Made Minutes Most Oscar Realise States Thing Think United Us World]
Topic:
Patrick Murray - We actors always say how difficult and physically demanding a role was. But give me a break, it's only a movie.
[ Actors Always Break Demanding Difficult Give How Movie Only Physically Role Say]
Topic:
Merle Oberon - When you see something that is well-written, the actors can get behind it.
[ Actors Behind Get See Something Well-Written]
Topic:
Jamie Oliver - An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow.
[ Actor Sculptor Snow]
Topic:
Susan Olsen - You go through at least the first two years of Star Trek and you find some amazing stuff. Everything that was going on Gene put into the series. He just put strange costumes on the actors and painted them funny colours and left the same situation in.
[ Actors Amazing Colours Costumes Everything Find First Funny Gene Go Going Into Just Least Left Painted Put Same Series Situation Some Star Strange Stuff Them Through Trek Two Years]
Topic:
Abraham Pais - Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects.
[ Accidents Contributing Factor Falling Gravity Involving Nearly Objects Percent]
Topic:
Michael Parkinson - I just wanted to be a guy who could earn a living as an actor, and I did that for a long time.
[ Actor Could Did Earn Guy Just Living Long Time Wanted]
Topic:
Norman Parkinson - The attitude of the actor is his interpretation of what he reads, and the written word is what creates the role in the actor's mind, and I guess in reading the things that were given to me, I reacted as you guys saw me, you know.
[ Actor Attitude Creates Given Guess Guys His Interpretation Know Mind Reacted Reading Reads Role Saw Things Were Word Written]
Topic:
Christine Pelosi - The great actors are the luminous ones. They are the great conductors of the stage.
[ Actors Conductors Great Luminous Ones Stage]
Topic:
George Percy - I can remember when nobody believed an actor and didn't care what he believed.
[ Actor Believed Care Nobody Remember]
Topic:
George Haven Putnam - I remember that Jack Lemmon, who is one of my favorite actors of all time, says that the day he stops being nervous is the day he should leave the business.
[ Actors Being Business Day Favorite Jack Leave Lemmon Nervous Remember Says Should Stops Time]
Topic:
Jim Ramstad - A straight factor is important in any comedy, because you need something to tee it up and also to ground it.
[ Also Any Because Comedy Factor Ground Important Need Something Straight Tee Up]
Topic:
Jeannette Rankin - An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor.
[ Actor Emotional Instinctive More Performance Usually]
Topic:
Arthur Ransome - I think actors are privileged. Acting feeds you.
[ Acting Actors Feeds Privileged Think]
Topic:
Jimmy Reed - A reporter discovers, in the course of many years of interviewing celebrities, that most actors are more attractive behind a spotlight than over a spot of tea.
[ Actors Attractive Behind Celebrities Course Discovers Interviewing Many More Most Over Reporter Spot Spotlight Tea Than Years]
Topic:
Michelle Rodriguez - The love scenes that worked, regardless of the director, were the ones where the actors weren't fearful. When somebody was fearful, you could see it right away. It takes you out of the story, and that's to be avoided at all costs.
[ Actors Avoided Away Costs Could Director Fearful Love Ones Out Regardless Right Scenes See Somebody Story Takes Were Weren Where Worked]
Topic:
Linda Ronstadt - I had no intention of being an actor. I was quite good at it. I was pretty capable at other things but never any good at anything.
[ Actor Any Anything Being Capable Good Had Intention Never Other Pretty Quite Things]
Topic:
Patrick Roy - Being here allows me to make the case that not all aging, narcissistic movie actors whose children could be mistaken for their grandchildren necessarily act with the same motivation.
[ Act Actors Aging Allows Being Case Children Could Grandchildren Here Make Mistaken Motivation Movie Narcissistic Necessarily Same Their Whose]
Topic:
Bob Rubin - I was friends with President Ronald Reagan and he once said to me, 'I don't know how anybody can serve in public office without being an actor.'
[ Actor Anybody Being Friends How Know Office Once President Public Reagan Ronald Said Serve Without]
Topic:
Charles de Secondat - I think the show does better with newsmakers and politicians than it does with actors.
[ Actors Better Does Newsmakers Politicians Show Than Think]
Topic:
Goldwin Smith - I'm not in the business of becoming famous. And that's the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it's not important to be seen. It's important to do. There's a lot of disappointment in this business, but my family keeps me grounded.
[ Actors Advice Aspiring Becoming Business Disappointment End Family Famous Give Grounded Important Keeps Little Lot Onstage Roles Seen Work Younger]
Topic:
Ralph W. Sockman - So many actors wear wigs nowadays. Besides, if someone is hiring me because of how I wear my hair, I don't want to work with them anyway.
[ Actors Anyway Because Besides Hair Hiring How Many Nowadays Someone Them Want Wear Wigs Work]
Topic:
Socrates - There is always one person on the set who has a lot of anxiety, an actor who is really intense and has to stay in character and holds himself away from the rest of us.
[ Actor Always Anxiety Away Character Himself Holds Intense Lot Person Really Rest Set Stay Us]
Topic:
Zack Space - An actor works with their soul and their thought.
[ Actor Soul Their Thought Works]
Topic:
Merrie Spaeth - I think the lawyers are such incredible actors. Can you imagine the performance they have to do every day?
[ Actors Day Every Imagine Incredible Lawyers Performance Such Think]
Topic:
Jared Sparks - Mel is a great director because he's not just a director, he's an actor, so he knows how to direct actors. I loved working with him. He's great as a director. He's so intelligent. He's generous. I really loved him.
[ Actor Actors Because Direct Director Generous Great Him How Intelligent Just Knows Loved Mel Really Working]
Topic:
Publius Papinius Statius - Be very clear as to what your dream is. Nowadays it is fairly certain that 90 percent of all actors really just want to be rich and famous as the solution to all that ails.
[ Actors Ails Certain Clear Dream Fairly Famous Just Nowadays Percent Really Rich Solution Very Want Your]
Topic:
Ralph Steadman - Generally speaking, actors are allowed NO input. Actors are dumb.
[ Actors Allowed Dumb Generally Input Speaking]
Topic:
Will Steger - In many ways I wish I wasn't an actor dragging around the baggage from being one so that I could just devote my energies to encouraging people to find their true selves.
[ Actor Around Baggage Being Could Devote Dragging Encouraging Energies Find Just Many Selves Their True Ways Wish]
Topic:
William Steig - It is all about marketing; that is where the real craft comes in. The best actors do not necessarily become the biggest stars. And vice versa.
[ Actors Become Best Biggest Comes Craft Marketing Necessarily Real Stars Versa Vice Where]
Topic:
Saul Steinberg - When I was a young actor... the more different you were from the part you played, the more talent it reflected.
[ Actor Different More Part Played Reflected Talent Were Young]
Topic:
Taylor Swift - The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.
[ Dog Employees Equipment Factory Feed Future Keep Man Only Touching Two Will]
Topic:
Loretta Swit - The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
[ Asserts Born Certain Charismatic Dangerous Either Fact Factor Genetic Leaders Leadership Made Most Myth Nonsense Opposite Qualities Rather Simply Than True]
Topic:
Edwin Way Teale - Oh, well, in Los Angeles everybody is an actor, or a producer, or a writer, or a director, or an agent, or... So everybody understands the hours.
[ Actor Agent Angeles Director Everybody Hours Los Oh Producer Understands Well Writer]
Topic:
Bryn Terfel - Every other movie is one of those action things. I mean, 'Lost in Space'? A bunch of good actors running around shooting at special effects on a soundstage? I took my kids to see that and felt like I was on an acid trip.
[ Acid Action Actors Around Bunch Effects Every Felt Good Kids Lost Mean Movie Other Running See Shooting Soundstage Space Special Things Those Took Trip]
Topic:
John Terry - I got to talking to an old actor, and he had a bunch of stories about the Rough Riders.
[ Actor Bunch Got Had Old Riders Rough Stories Talking]
Topic:
Lee Terry - I guess if I weren't an actor, I'd be a history professor.
[ Actor Guess History Professor Weren]
Topic:
Joseph Thomson - Then they started pulling me in and I was very resistant. All the other actors would be saying write more, more dialogue for me, and I'd always be saying 'No, less, less'.
[ Actors Always Dialogue Less More Other Pulling Resistant Saying Started Then Very Would Write]
Topic:
Peter Utley - The great actors we had came from the actor-manager theaters. Not only did they create a team, they were the generals working with the soldiers.
[ Actors Came Create Did Generals Great Had Only Soldiers Team Theaters Were Working]
Topic:
Aubrey de Vere - I was an actor before becoming a comedian.
[ Actor Becoming Before Comedian]
Topic:
Giambattista Vico - In Mexico, theater is very underground, so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living. But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge and to an open education.
[ Actor Also Beautiful Difficult Education Knowledge Living Make Mexico Open Pathway Theater Underground Very]
Topic:
Mark Viduka - As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers.
[ Becomes Co-Operation Complex Elements Employ Experimentation Factory Greater Increasing Increasingly Laboratory Modern More Need Numbers Outside Purely Resemble Routine Service Technical Tends Workers]
Topic:
Alfred Russel Wallace - Each action of the actor on the stage should be the visible concomitant of his thoughts.
[ Action Actor Each His Should Stage Thoughts Visible]
Topic:
David Foster Wallace - He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor.
[ Actor Anger Being Every Feeling Good Incapable Living Never Passions Sense Shaken Strong Will Word]
Topic:
Lila Acheson Wallace - Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself. He belongs to his character, to his author, to his public. He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first, not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third.
[ Actor Author Belong Belongs Betray Ceases Character Curtain Disappoint First Himself His Identify Impossible Must Once Public Raised Second Third]
Topic:
Zerelda G. Wallace - The actor is too prone to exaggerate his powers; he wants to play Hamlet when his appearance is more suitable to King Lear.
[ Actor Appearance Exaggerate Hamlet His King Lear More Play Powers Prone Suitable Too Wants]
Topic:
Fats Waller - To be a good actor... it is necessary to have a firmly tempered soul, to be surprised at nothing, to resume each minute the laborious task that has barely just been finished.
[ Actor Barely Been Each Finished Firmly Good Just Laborious Minute Necessary Nothing Resume Soul Surprised Task Tempered]
Topic:
Ruby Wax - Well, I've been in several films including documentaries, but the big blockbuster, I was hired as advisor to the actors, I was trying to make Jesuits out of them.
[ Actors Advisor Been Big Blockbuster Documentaries Films Hired Including Jesuits Make Out Several Them Trying Well]
Topic:
Hermann Weyl - Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
[ Devoted Factor Faith First Impossible Life Nothing Possible Service Without]
Topic:
Lisa Whelchel - People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens, and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors.
[ Back Benefactors Front Gardens Houses Interesting More Much Public Railways Than Their]
Topic:
Yevgeny Yevtushenko - Every actor wants to direct.
[ Actor Direct Every Wants]
Topic:
Ovadia Yosef - I'm exceedingly proud of being an actor, but I never recommend it to anyone.
[ Actor Anyone Being Exceedingly Never Proud Recommend]
Topic:
Pia Zadora - Having secured my Indian actors, I started for Baltimore, where I organized my combination, and which was the largest troupe I had yet had on the road.
[ Actors Baltimore Combination Had Having Indian Largest Organized Road Secured Started Troupe Where Which Yet]
Topic:
- I never felt being an actor or making a movie was an easy thing to do.
[ Actor Being Easy Felt Making Movie Never Thing]
Topic:
- People think actors have such glamorous lives, but the truth is actors go where nobody wants to go.
[ Actors Glamorous Go Lives Nobody Such Think Truth Wants Where]
Topic:
- I grind my teeth and keep my thumbs in so tight that I've dislocated them, just not to scream. Sometimes as an actor one is lucky enough to be asked to scream.
[ Actor Asked Dislocated Enough Grind Just Keep Lucky Scream Sometimes Teeth Them Thumbs Tight]
Topic:
- People told me, when I was coming through the ranks, that a mark of a great actor is one who deals with the period of unemployment as well as they deal with the period of employment.
[ Actor Coming Deal Deals Employment Great Mark Period Ranks Through Told Unemployment Well]
Topic:
- The crew are the faces you see every morning and last at night before you go home. I spend more time with those people than I do with my friends and family, so they're forever a part of you and who you become as an actor so I hope I see them again.
[ Actor Again Become Before Crew Every Faces Family Forever Friends Go Home Hope Last More Morning Night Part See Spend Than Them Those Time]
Topic:
- Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?
[ Actor Actresses Arms Brain Cells Conscious Eye Get Good How Life Look Never Other Overly Point Precious Respond Starve Them Way Where Will Wind Work Your Yourself]
Topic:
- It was only when I realized how actors have the power to move people that I decided to pursue acting as a career.
[ Acting Actors Career Decided How Move Only Power Pursue Realized]
Topic:
- Everyone the world over talks about British actors and British talent and I think that's because we were trained - until now - in theatre.
[ Actors Because British Everyone Now Over Talent Talks Theatre Think Trained Until Were World]
Topic:
- If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing, but if they wait maybe it will not. So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors.
[ Action Factors Impatience Maybe Military Only Opinion Other Public Several Still Thing Wait Will]
Topic:
- I feel really privileged to be an actor, to be paid to do something I love.
[ Actor Feel Love Paid Privileged Really Something]
Topic:
- I think it's sort of a rite of passage for a British actor to try and get the American accent and have a good crack at doing that.
[ Accent Actor American British Crack Doing Get Good Passage Rite Sort Think Try]
Topic:
- The role of an actor is to make every character believable.
[ Actor Believable Character Every Make Role]
Topic:
- I made more lousy pictures than any actor in history.
[ Actor Any History Lousy Made More Pictures Than]
Topic:
- The actors are in control, getting outrageous amounts of money. The reason they're getting this kind of money is because the studios don't know what else to do. They don't have a clue about what to do except to pay an actor a lot of money.
[ Actor Actors Amounts Because Clue Control Else Except Getting Kind Know Lot Money Outrageous Pay Reason Studios]
Topic:
- I provide the bricks and mortar with the words and situations - the director and the actors and the designers build the house.
[ Actors Bricks Build Designers Director House Mortar Provide Situations Words]
Topic:
- Actors don't have real value.
[ Actors Real Value]
Topic:
- Agents are still asking for millions of dollars for actors that don't sell one ticket.
[ Actors Agents Asking Dollars Millions Sell Still Ticket]
Topic:
- Heart of America is a movie I'm very proud of. The young actors are great and the story has impact.
[ Actors America Great Heart Impact Movie Proud Story Very Young]
Topic:
- Now while the German money is over for Hollywood, I still have $80 million to make movies, and we will have two things coming up: less major movies and the price for actors will go down.
[ Actors Coming Down German Go Hollywood Less Major Make Million Money Movies Now Over Price Still Things Two Up While Will]
Topic:
- So if I get these actors for 30% of their price by coming in so late with an offer when they know they are not getting another offer then I do it this way.
[ Actors Another Coming Get Getting Know Late Offer Price Their Then These Way]
Topic:
- My favorite actors when I was a kid were in their '60s. Spencer Tracy, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne.
[ Actors Bogart Favorite Humphrey John Kid Spencer Their Tracy Wayne Were]
Topic:
- Women movements would form among the factory workers, a great mobilisation that destroyed the old models.
[ Among Destroyed Factory Form Great Models Movements Old Women Workers Would]
Topic:
- Angelina wanted to make sure that any fighting in the movie would be comparable to any male actor. Everything from stick fighting to horse riding was real to her.
[ Actor Angelina Any Comparable Everything Fighting Her Horse Make Male Movie Real Riding Stick Sure Wanted Would]
Topic:
- When actors are being defensive and defending their position, that is when you get less than good acting.
[ Acting Actors Being Defending Defensive Get Good Less Position Than Their]
Topic:
- You can't get an actor to do something that is beyond his range, so you have to be aware of the range of the actor and, if necessary, alter the part to suit the actor.
[ Actor Alter Aware Beyond Get His Necessary Part Range Something Suit]
Topic:
- Homelessness is the actor's fate; physical incapacity to attain what is most required and desired by such a spirit as I am a slave to.
[ Actor Am Attain Desired Fate Homelessness Incapacity Most Physical Required Slave Spirit Such]
Topic:
- Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance.
[ Actors Audience Listened Overheard Percent Performance Should]
Topic:
- In the 60s, if you wanted to be an actor, you couldn't do just one thing.
[ Actor Just Thing Wanted]
Topic:
- Iowa is home to teachers, farmers, lawyers, factory workers, and many others who work hard every day to provide the best for their families and their future.
[ Best Day Every Factory Families Farmers Future Hard Home Iowa Lawyers Many Others Provide Teachers Their Work Workers]
Topic:
- I didn't do this for the President. When I had this opportunity, not only was it work, but it was something that I could do, as an actor, for the victims and their families. Something I could give back.
[ Actor Back Could Families Give Had Only Opportunity President Something Their Victims Work]
Topic:
- A storyteller is basically what actors and writers are.
[ Actors Basically Storyteller Writers]
Topic:
- I think every leading man wants to be a character actor, and every character actor wants to be a leading man.
[ Actor Character Every Leading Man Think Wants]
Topic:
- That's the great thing about being an actor, you get to try out lots of things for your roles.
[ Actor Being Get Great Lots Out Roles Thing Things Try Your]
Topic:
- I don't think I would be an actor if I was that intelligent.
[ Actor Intelligent Think Would]
Topic:
- In live stage, the actor lives.
[ Actor Live Lives Stage]
Topic:
- Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.
[ Any Dead Dream Drop Eyes Factories Fantastic Live Made More Paid Seconds See Stuff Ten Than Wonder World Your]
Topic:
- My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic, worked in a restaurant, always had a second job.
[ Always Domestic Factories Had Job Mother Restaurant Second Worked]
Topic: Mom
- You can keep yourself alive. That's the magic of being an actor.
[ Actor Alive Being Keep Magic Yourself]
Topic:
- But you are absolutely right that when the international community decides to help in a meaningful manner a country like Afghanistan, then coordination between the various actors that are involved in these processes is very, very difficult indeed.
[ Absolutely Actors Afghanistan Between Community Coordination Country Decides Difficult Help Indeed International Involved Manner Meaningful Processes Right Then These Various Very]
Topic:
- The whole world appears to me like a huge vacuum, a vast empty space, whence nothing desirable, or at least satisfactory, can possibly be derived; and I long daily to die more and more to it; even though I obtain not that comfort from spiritual things which I earnestly desire.
[ Appears Comfort Daily Derived Desirable Desire Die Earnestly Empty Even Huge Least Long More Nothing Obtain Possibly Satisfactory Space Spiritual Things Though Vacuum Vast Whence Which Whole World]
Topic:
- Actors are the best and the worst of people. They're like kids. When they're good, they're very very good. When they're bad they're very very naughty.
[ Actors Bad Best Good Kids Naughty Very Worst]
Topic:
- I like to cast actors I admire, one's that are talented. Each one will bring something new to the part. This play has been done thousands of times and now certain characters are too familiar.
[ Actors Admire Been Bring Cast Certain Characters Done Each Familiar New Now Part Play Something Talented Thousands Times Too Will]
Topic:
- I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure.
[ Actors Best Generous Greatest Greedy Insecure Kindest Most Their Think Vain Worst]
Topic:
- Music and language are a vital element. We, as actors and directors, offer it to people who want to experience it. Sometimes the actual meaning is less important than the words themselves.
[ Actors Actual Directors Element Experience Important Language Less Meaning Music Offer Sometimes Than Themselves Vital Want Words]
Topic:
- The best actors, I think, have a childlike quality. They have a sort of an ability to lose themselves. There's still some silliness.
[ Ability Actors Best Childlike Lose Quality Silliness Some Sort Still Themselves Think]
Topic:
- The long version of the play is actually an easier version to follow. In all of the cut versions the intense speeches are cut too close together for the audience and the actors.
[ Actors Actually Audience Close Cut Easier Follow Intense Long Play Speeches Together Too Version Versions]
Topic:
- There is some mysterious thing that goes on whereby, in the process of playing Shakespeare continuously, actors are surprised by the way the language actually acts on them.
[ Actors Acts Actually Continuously Goes Language Mysterious Playing Process Shakespeare Some Surprised Them Thing Way Whereby]
Topic:
- As an actor you have one great fear: pimples!
[ Actor Fear Great Pimples]
Topic:
- However, I hope I am also judged on my accomplishments as an actor and not just on my pretty face!
[ Accomplishments Actor Also Am Face Hope However Judged Just Pretty]
Topic:
- It's of course understandable that people want to know about actors in their favourite series.
[ Actors Course Favourite Know Series Their Understandable Want]
Topic:
- An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer.
[ Actor Entertainer Least Most Poet]
Topic:
- An actor's a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, ain't listening.
[ Actor Guy Him Listening Talking]
Topic:
- If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
[ Actors Anything Lives Personal Stomach Talk Television Their Unsettling Watching]
Topic:
- The only thing an actor owes his public is not to bore them.
[ Actor Bore His Only Owes Public Them Thing]
Topic:
- To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
[ Actor Dedication Duty Express Full Grasp His Interpret Life Problem Significance]
Topic:
- I don't really consider myself to be an actor of any particular style. My aim with every role I undertake is to be truthful and honest in that particular portrayal. I don't have a particular methodology from any one school of thought or training.
[ Actor Aim Any Consider Every Honest Methodology Myself Particular Portrayal Really Role School Style Thought Training Truthful Undertake]
Topic:
- I have always been of the mind that good work is good work, whether performed on stage, on television or in film and, like any reasonable actor, I keep my options open.
[ Actor Always Any Been Film Good Keep Mind Open Options Performed Reasonable Stage Television Whether Work]
Topic:
- I've made a career over the last seventeen years of mostly playing men in uniform, especially cops. The one thing for an actor that is death, is if you're bored. The boredom will show in your work.
[ Actor Bored Boredom Career Cops Death Especially Last Made Men Mostly Over Playing Seventeen Show Thing Uniform Will Work Years Your]
Topic:
- Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress without it.
[ Any Been Disapproval Factor Important Never Progress Really Very Without]
Topic:
- Actors are crazy or we wouldn't be doing this.
[ Actors Crazy Doing]
Topic:
- As an actor, I travel around a lot and live in a lot of hotels, and many times I've been in a town where the only entertainment to be had is what you find in the hotel bar or lobby.
[ Actor Around Bar Been Entertainment Find Had Hotel Hotels Live Lobby Lot Many Only Times Town Travel Where]
Topic:
- My mom is many times responsible for getting us all together, but we trade off at each other's houses. My brother and I are actors and are traveling a lot of our job.
[ Actors Brother Each Getting Houses Job Lot Many Mom Off Other Our Responsible Times Together Trade Traveling Us]
Topic:
- Some of my oldest friends are actors. But that's not the only place my friends come from.
[ Actors Come Friends Oldest Only Place Some]
Topic:
- Sure, I have a lot of friends that are actors. Just because I guess I run into a lot of actors in my work.
[ Actors Because Friends Guess Into Just Lot Run Sure Work]
Topic:
- Nowadays, in the contract that actors sign, you have to agree that you're going to do a certain amount of publicity-the hard part they don't pay you for.
[ Actors Agree Amount Certain Contract Going Hard Nowadays Part Pay Sign]
Topic:
- I'm foremost an actor. I feel embarrassed being compared to the guys who really work at it. I fake it, I make believe I know all about it, which is what you're supposed to do as an actor.
[ Actor Being Believe Compared Embarrassed Fake Feel Foremost Guys Know Make Really Supposed Which Work]
Topic:
- The factory that my grandmother had put under the house to produce these green men to come get me.
[ Come Factory Get Grandmother Green Had House Men Produce Put These Under]
Topic:
- Everybody that's an actor leaves it for a while 'cause they ain't got a job.
[ Actor Cause Everybody Got Job Leaves While]
Topic:
- At the time I was growing up in the business I was very well established within the industry as a child actor and as I grew up and turned into a teenager there was less and less work.
[ Actor Business Child Established Grew Growing Industry Into Less Teenager Time Turned Up Very Well Within Work]
Topic:
- Most child actors go through that. Unless you can transition into an adult star, your career is over.
[ Actors Adult Career Child Go Into Most Over Star Through Transition Unless Your]
Topic:
- What does it mean for an actor to make a part his own? It means that he takes on what you had intended and starts to put in his own stuff so that it becomes something that could only happen if he played it.
[ Actor Becomes Could Does Had Happen His Intended Make Mean Means Only Own Part Played Put Something Starts Stuff Takes]
Topic:
- Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor, present or absent, living or dead.
[ Absent Actor Animosity Dead Every Living Natural Other Present Toward]
Topic:
- All I know about thermal pollution is that if we continue our present rate of growth in electrical energy consumption it will simply take, by the year 2000, all our freshwater streams to cool the generators and reactors.
[ Consumption Continue Cool Electrical Energy Generators Growth Know Our Pollution Present Rate Reactors Simply Streams Take Thermal Will Year]
Topic:
- Apollo 13, as you may remember, gave us a reactor that is bubbling away right now somewhere in the Pacific. It's supposed to be bubbling away on the moon, but it's in the Pacific Ocean instead.
[ Apollo Away Bubbling Gave Instead May Moon Now Ocean Pacific Reactor Remember Right Somewhere Supposed Us]
Topic:
- Even if you build the perfect reactor, you're still saddled with a people problem and an equipment problem.
[ Build Equipment Even Perfect Problem Reactor Saddled Still]
Topic:
- There is no place where we can safely store worn-out reactors or their garbage. No place!
[ Garbage Place Reactors Safely Store Their Where]
Topic: Environmental
- What happens when the guy who runs the reactor gets out of bed wrong or decides, for some reason, that he wants to override his instruction sheet some afternoon?
[ Afternoon Bed Decides Gets Guy Happens His Instruction Out Override Reactor Reason Runs Sheet Some Wants Wrong]
Topic:
- If it's something that reaches out and grabs me, I want to do it. I have a lot of trouble doing things that don't grab me. So, I'm not a very good actor in that way. I can't fake it.
[ Actor Doing Fake Good Grab Grabs Lot Out Reaches Something Things Trouble Very Want Way]
Topic:
- Drugs have played no significant factor in my life.
[ Factor Life Played Significant]
Topic:
- I am deeply aware of the dimension of luck. It's so important to be prepared to receive it, but it is a major factor. There's no question.
[ Am Aware Deeply Dimension Factor Important Luck Major Prepared Question Receive]
Topic:
- Since the reduction of risk factors is the scientific basis for primary prevention, the World Health Organization promotes the development of an integrated strategy for prevention of several diseases, rather than focusing on individual ones.
[ Basis Development Diseases Factors Focusing Health Individual Integrated Ones Organization Prevention Primary Promotes Rather Reduction Risk Scientific Several Since Strategy Than World]
Topic:
- Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.
[ Activity Alcohol Cigarette Consumption Dietary Diseases Excessive Factors Intake Lifestyle Little Low Many Osteoporosis Other Physical Risk Smoking Such Well]
Topic: Diet
- We are also in the process of defining how best to work together with food and other companies to address diet and physical activity factors in order to prevent chronic diseases.
[ Activity Address Also Best Chronic Companies Defining Diet Diseases Factors Food How Order Other Physical Prevent Process Together Work]
Topic:
- There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
[ Age Farmer Kill Lightning Old Only Over Rolling Things Three Tractor]
Topic:
- We actors are like whores.
[ Actors Whores]
Topic:
- That's the only way to do it. Just like an actor. You can get a great performance if you do a bunch of takes and edit it. You find the moments and string them together.
[ Actor Bunch Edit Find Get Great Just Moments Only Performance String Takes Them Together Way]
Topic:
- Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days when the shows were referred to as musical comedies. Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form. Back then, singer/actors were not the norm. From the 60's to now, it is necessary to do it all to be a consummate Broadway performer.
[ Actors Art Back Broadway Changed Comedies Consummate Days Early Expanded Form More Musical Necessary Norm Now Performer Referred Shows Singer Theater Then Tremendously Were]
Topic:
- The pure connecting factor is that those of us who describe ourselves as feminists want equal rights for all people.
[ Connecting Describe Equal Factor Feminists Ourselves Pure Rights Those Us Want]
Topic:
- I'm a big follower and reactor to weather.
[ Big Follower Reactor Weather]
Topic:
- I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of - of American capitalism.
[ Actually American Capacity Capitalism Factor Getting Important Just Most Out Recession Think]
Topic:
- A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment.
[ Abolishing Arrest Certain Consequences Deterrent Effect Factor Far Finality Greater Judgment Penalty Point Poverty Prompt Some Swift Than Trial]
Topic:
- So I was at the Actor's Studio, thinking about this, and I happened to glance over to the other side of the stage and I saw the ugliest chair I have ever seen. And I thought, 'Well, I could kill that chair!'
[ Actor Chair Could Ever Glance Happened Kill Other Over Saw Seen Side Stage Studio Thinking Thought Ugliest Well]
Topic:
- Being an actor is an extension of telling a story and I loved story telling as a child.
[ Actor Being Child Extension Loved Story Telling]
Topic:
- An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman.
[ Actor Actress Less Man More Something Than While Woman]
Topic:
- The Welsh are all actors. It's only the bad ones who become professional.
[ Actors Bad Become Ones Only Professional Welsh]
Topic:
- Jack Nicholson is a textbook actor who's very intuitive. He is absolutely brilliant at going as far as you can go, always pushing to the edge, but still making it seem real.
[ Absolutely Actor Always Brilliant Edge Far Go Going Intuitive Jack Making Nicholson Pushing Real Seem Still Textbook Very]
Topic:
- Communication is the key, and it's one thing I had to learn-to talk to the actors. I was so involved with the visual and technical aspects that I would forget about the actors.
[ Actors Aspects Communication Forget Had Involved Key Talk Technical Thing Visual Would]
Topic:
- I didn't think I'd ever be able to do movies. That was for serious actors.
[ Able Actors Ever Movies Serious Think]
Topic:
- My real training as an actor was when I started doing theatre.
[ Actor Doing Real Started Theatre Training]
Topic:
- The director I had most involvement with was Alex Rockwell. He gave me a lot of responsibility as an actor.
[ Actor Alex Director Gave Had Involvement Lot Most Responsibility Rockwell]
Topic:
- With Animal Factory you'd think that because it's mostly interiors, you could shoot it anywhere. So we shot this in Philadelphia, and we had the cooperation of the prison system.
[ Animal Anywhere Because Cooperation Could Factory Had Interiors Mostly Philadelphia Prison Shoot Shot System Think]
Topic:
- There has got to be more to life than being a really, really, ridiculously good actor.
[ Actor Being Good Got Life More Really Ridiculously Than]
Topic:
- I don't like that, because there are a lot of people whose works I admire as actors or actresses, or musicians. And you know, I've been a big fan of different musicians or actors.
[ Actors Actresses Admire Because Been Big Different Fan Know Lot Musicians Whose Works]
Topic:
- I'm not a celebrity. I don't call myself a celebrity. I'm an actor.
[ Actor Call Celebrity Myself]
Topic:
- Words are not as satisfactory as we should like them to be, but, like our neighbours, we have got to live with them and must make the best and not the worst of them.
[ Best Got Live Make Must Neighbours Our Satisfactory Should Them Words Worst]
Topic:
- Actors have bodyguards and entourages not because anybody wants to hurt them - who would want to hurt an actor? - but because they want to get recognized. God forbid someone doesn't recognize them.
[ Actor Actors Anybody Because Bodyguards Forbid Get God Hurt Recognize Recognized Someone Them Want Wants Would]
Topic:
- There's nothing more boring than actors talking about acting.
[ Acting Actors Boring More Nothing Talking Than]
Topic:
- Hollywood didn't know if I was an actor or a nut or if I was this crazy character I was playing. I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual, different and wild.
[ Actor Being Bit Character Crazy Developed Different Had Hollywood Image Know Little Nut Playing Unusual Wild]
Topic:
- I try to do as many stunts as they'll let me do. I think it's important for an audience to feel that the actor's really doing it.
[ Actor Audience Doing Feel Important Many Really Stunts Think Try]
Topic:
- There's a fine line between the Method actor and the schizophrenic.
[ Actor Between Fine Line Method Schizophrenic]
Topic:
- To be a good actor you have to be something like a criminal, to be willing to break the rules to strive for something new.
[ Actor Break Criminal Good New Rules Something Strive Willing]
Topic:
- You know, the period of World War I and the Roaring Twenties were really just about the same as today. You worked, and you made a living if you could, and you tired to make the best of things. For an actor or a dancer, it was no different then than today. It was a struggle.
[ Actor Best Could Dancer Different Just Know Living Made Make Period Really Roaring Same Struggle Than Then Things Tired Today Twenties War Were Worked World]
Topic:
- I'm an actor and this is a role I'm playing. But people can get wacky.
[ Actor Get Playing Role Wacky]
Topic:
- Comedy is underrepresented in every actor's life, because it's so bloody difficult to write.
[ Actor Because Bloody Comedy Difficult Every Life Underrepresented Write]
Topic:
- I'll always be there because I'm a skilled professional actor. Whether or not I've any talent is beside the point.
[ Actor Always Any Because Beside Point Professional Skilled Talent Whether]
Topic:
- If you're a movie actor, you're on your own - you cannot control the stage. The director controls it.
[ Actor Cannot Control Controls Director Movie Own Stage Your]
Topic:
- The best research for playing a drunk is being a British actor for 20 years.
[ Actor Being Best British Drunk Playing Research Years]
Topic:
- The first actor I ever saw was The Lone Ranger. I thought, That's what I want to do.
[ Actor Ever First Lone Ranger Saw Thought Want]
Topic:
- That's driven by any number of factors, the most prominent of which have been the combat experience of two major campaigns - one in Afghanistan and the other in Iraq - and the ongoing demands of the global war on terrorism.
[ Afghanistan Any Been Campaigns Combat Demands Driven Experience Factors Global Iraq Major Most Number Ongoing Other Prominent Terrorism Two War Which]
Topic:
- I actually started as a model builder and quickly progressed into production design, which made sense because I could draw and paint. But I kept watching that guy over there who was moving the actors around and setting up the shots.
[ Actors Actually Around Because Builder Could Design Draw Guy Into Kept Made Model Moving Over Paint Production Progressed Quickly Sense Setting Shots Started Up Watching Which]
Topic:
- It took me a long time to realize that you have to have a bit of an interlanguage with actors. You have to give them something that they can act with.
[ Act Actors Bit Give Long Realize Something Them Time Took]
Topic:
- The magic doesn't come from within the director's mind, it comes from within the hearts of the actors.
[ Actors Come Comes Director Hearts Magic Mind Within]
Topic:
- I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character.
[ Actor Become Character Escape Hide Into May Myself Think]
Topic:
- Most cartoonists are failed actors.
[ Actors Cartoonists Failed Most]
Topic:
- I can't remember ever staying for the end of a movie in which the actors wore togas.
[ Actors End Ever Movie Remember Staying Which Wore]
Topic:
- But, on balance, we seized the marketplace. We've got a great infrastructure. And yes it's struggling in some areas because of some external factors and some internal factors.
[ Areas Balance Because External Factors Got Great Infrastructure Internal Marketplace Seized Some Struggling Yes]
Topic:
- You then get into a period a few years ago, where a lot of external factors that we didn't have anything to do with did hit, and some of them at the same time... devaluations, weak economies, you name it, in various parts of the world.
[ Ago Anything Did Economies External Factors Few Get Hit Into Lot Name Parts Period Same Some Them Then Time Various Weak Where World Years]
Topic:
- I have to confess that a strong contributing factor was that I had just taken what was probably the first acid ever made, given to me by a guy called Johnny Fellows, who had just returned from America.
[ Acid America Called Confess Contributing Ever Factor Fellows First Given Guy Had Johnny Just Made Probably Returned Strong Taken]
Topic:
- Robots of the world, you are ordered to exterminate the human race. Do not spare the men. Do not spare the women. Preserve only the factories, railroads, machines, mines, and raw materials. Destroy everything else. Then return to work. Work must not cease.
[ Cease Destroy Else Everything Exterminate Factories Human Machines Materials Men Mines Must Only Ordered Preserve Race Railroads Raw Return Robots Spare Then Women Work World]
Topic:
- I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
[ Actors Audience Cried Cries Drama Made Mistakes Thought]
Topic:
- My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer.
[ Actor Becoming College Director Eye Primarily Producer Theatre Training]
Topic:
- Every actor I think has got their own number of takes that they like, you know. Some actors like to go all day, you know on the one scene and some actors want to take two takes. I personally like four.
[ Actor Actors Day Every Four Go Got Know Number Own Personally Scene Some Take Takes Their Think Two Want]
Topic:
- You're looking at an actor whose price has just doubled.
[ Actor Doubled Just Looking Price Whose]
Topic:
- James Ivory comes close to the actors for the first rehearsal. He more or less lets you direct yourself and then will only correct you if he finds it incorrect.
[ Actors Close Comes Correct Direct Finds First Incorrect Ivory James Less Lets More Only Rehearsal Then Will Yourself]
Topic:
- That's not all our crops can do. We are also learning how to transform plants into factories. We can now raise plants that will create enzymes that would otherwise be created in chemical factories.
[ Also Chemical Create Created Crops Factories How Into Learning Now Otherwise Our Plants Raise Transform Will Would]
Topic:
- Most actors spend a lot of time training themselves to be an actor. And I kind of didn't do that. I just started doin' it in front of an audience and had to deliver.
[ Actor Actors Audience Deliver Doin Front Had Just Kind Lot Most Spend Started Themselves Time Training]
Topic:
- When you get all this stuff on and you put on the guns and the hair, it has an effect on the actor. It tends to lend a certain something to the way you feel as you're just walking around looking that way.
[ Actor Around Certain Effect Feel Get Guns Hair Just Lend Looking Put Something Stuff Tends Walking Way]
Topic:
- You know, for an actor to come into the midst of that, it's - It can either be difficult and somewhat unnerving, or it can be very embracing and like, kind of stepping into a nice hot tub.
[ Actor Come Difficult Either Embracing Hot Into Kind Know Midst Nice Somewhat Stepping Tub Unnerving Very]
Topic:
- Jason Lee is the most famous actor from Hawaii I can think of.
[ Actor Famous Hawaii Jason Lee Most Think]
Topic:
- I want to be the greatest actor that ever lived, frankly. I'd love that. But I don't need to be. I just want to be here. That's it.
[ Actor Ever Frankly Greatest Here Just Lived Love Need Want]
Topic:
- I'm the kind of actor who has ventured into escaping from me.
[ Actor Escaping Into Kind Ventured]
Topic:
- I went from a guy, kind of a working actor, a supporting player, to magazine covers and being offered the studio pictures really quickly. Nobody was comfortable with it. I wasn't really comfortable with it.
[ Actor Being Comfortable Covers Guy Kind Magazine Nobody Offered Pictures Player Quickly Really Studio Supporting Went Working]
Topic:
- I have daughters who are writers and actors but no musicians.
[ Actors Daughters Musicians Writers]
Topic:
- I like to give my actors a lot of room.
[ Actors Give Lot Room]
Topic:
- My Mom and Dad did it pretty good, so I know it can work. The foremost thing I would say about working with Robin and Sean is that they were devoted to this project and devoted to their characters. You can't ask for any more from talented actors like that.
[ Actors Any Ask Characters Dad Devoted Did Foremost Good Know Mom More Pretty Project Robin Say Sean Talented Their Thing Were Work Working Would]
Topic:
- It's the weirdest thing. When you go into acting, you expect to be a huge star and to be recognized... It did happen, but not in the way you expect it to... In L.A., I'm just another character actor.
[ Acting Actor Another Character Did Expect Go Happen Huge Into Just Recognized Star Thing Way Weirdest]
Topic:
- The nice thing is that, at least in Los Angeles, I'm known as a character actor and I do auditions for other things besides just cartoon shows.
[ Actor Angeles Auditions Besides Cartoon Character Just Known Least Los Nice Other Shows Thing Things]
Topic:
- I think the wonderful thing about doing theater is that it's more of an actor's medium. I think that film is more of a director's medium. You can't edit something out on stage. It's there.
[ Actor Director Doing Edit Film Medium More Out Something Stage Theater Thing Think Wonderful]
Topic:
- I didn't want to be an actor.
[ Actor Want]
Topic:
- I felt unworthy to play Jesus. I just accepted the responsibility and said, 'What actor wouldn't want to play this role?'
[ Accepted Actor Felt Jesus Just Play Responsibility Role Said Unworthy Want]
Topic:
- It's often wrong to write for specific actors because one ends up using what is least interesting about them, their mannerisms and habits. I prefer not to write for specific people.
[ Actors Because Ends Habits Interesting Least Mannerisms Often Prefer Specific Their Them Up Using Write Wrong]
Topic:
- The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro , like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act.
[ Act Action Actor Clint De Dustin Eastwood Hoffman Life Niro Robert Short Star Still Their Very Want]
Topic:
- Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.
[ Ahead Always Am Answers Ask Before Deeply Doing Find Go Might Only Questions Results Satisfactory Some Start Successful These Think Three Why Will Work Yourself]
Topic:
- Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.
[ Actors Get Reject Rejection Search Themselves]
Topic:
- Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
[ Actors Audiences Fad Live Movies Really See Stage Want]
Topic:
- One of the perks of being an actor is to get to meet athletes that you respect. Especially who played before my time. Brooks Robinson is one of those athletes; they just don't make them any nicer.
[ Actor Any Athletes Before Being Brooks Especially Get Just Make Meet Nicer Perks Played Respect Robinson Them Those Time]
Topic:
- When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government.
[ Aid Begins Factory Government Human Machine Run Scrap Time Whether Without]
Topic:
- I just went into this business for laughs. I guess I don't mind being an actor so much now.
[ Actor Being Business Guess Into Just Laughs Mind Much Now Went]
Topic:
- They can't make any of these talented young actors Fletch. You might as well make a movie called Chevy Chase.
[ Actors Any Called Chase Chevy Make Might Movie Talented These Well Young]
Topic:
- When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams.
[ Actor Letters Money Send Sends Telegrams]
Topic:
- I know what actors fear, what they like; I know how to get things out of them and I listen to them better, since I've been there.
[ Actors Been Better Fear Get How Know Listen Out Since Them Things]
Topic:
- The difference between me and American-born actors is that I came here with the expectation of not being treated fairly.
[ Actors Being Between Came Difference Expectation Fairly Here Treated]
Topic:
- I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that.
[ Acting Actor Because Best Def Films Important Mos Most Movies Personality Put Quality Rappers Really See Talk Think Want]
Topic:
- I'm getting to the point where they see me as a good actor, rather than just a good guy who can act.
[ Act Actor Getting Good Guy Just Point Rather See Than Where]
Topic:
- Showtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing.
[ Across Actors Black Board Cross Directing Filmmakers Films Given Into Make New Opportunity Over Showtime Want Well White Young]
Topic:
- Uncle Junior is a criminal, which makes him a villain, so it makes people want to watch him. My whole life as an actor has been preparing for something like this.
[ Actor Been Criminal Him Junior Life Makes Preparing Something Uncle Villain Want Watch Which Whole]
Topic:
- A brick layer, lays bricks... I'm an Actor, that's what I do.
[ Actor Brick Bricks Layer Lays]
Topic:
- Boundaries are actually the main factor in space, just as the present, another boundary, is the main factor in time.
[ Actually Another Boundaries Boundary Factor Just Main Present Space Time]
Topic:
- One of the things I find about acting is that the less the audience knows about the actor, the more they're able to believe in him in the role.
[ Able Acting Actor Audience Believe Find Him Knows Less More Role Things]
Topic:
- When on the set of a film, you have to play natural for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment. You have to express emotions and interact with other actors and also use your voice.
[ Actors Also Emotions Entire Environment Express Film Interact Natural Other Play Scenes Set Unnatural Use Very Voice Your]
Topic:
- I'm used to working alone. Frankly with some of the actors I've worked with, I've felt like I was working alone.
[ Actors Alone Felt Frankly Some Used Worked Working]
Topic:
- Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners, those were unconditional. There was some prisoner release that took place but it's not been satisfactory.
[ Been Both Place Prisoner Prisoners Release Satisfactory Sides Some Supposed Their Those Took Unconditional Were]
Topic:
- I've often wondered about people that come to the profession late in life. I've wanted to be an actor since the first grade. I watched a play being performed by the third grade class, and it was... magic.
[ Actor Being Class Come First Grade Late Life Magic Often Performed Play Profession Since Third Wanted Watched Wondered]
Topic:
- There were only two other Chinese families in this town of 25,000, but to our parents, the determining factor was the quality of the public school system.
[ Chinese Determining Factor Families Only Other Our Parents Public Quality School System Town Two Were]
Topic:
- As an actor I kind of do. I started out doing voice overs in the mid 80s when I was in grad school.
[ Actor Doing Grad Kind Mid Out School Started Voice]
Topic:
- But all actors go through the process, it's hit and miss, you have achievement and failure.
[ Achievement Actors Failure Go Hit Miss Process Through]
Topic:
- I certainly was an actor and then I drifted more towards writing and directing.
[ Actor Certainly Directing Drifted More Then Towards Writing]
Topic:
- They're just actors. I much prefer the real thing!
[ Actors Just Much Prefer Real Thing]
Topic:
- I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies.
[ Actor Being Character Enter Into Kind Ladies Leading Now Think Took]
Topic:
- I'm really a director's actor. I rely heavily on a director.
[ Actor Director Heavily Really Rely]
Topic:
- I tend to have an odd split in my mind: I tend to look at it as a writer and when the writing thing is OK and I'm happy with it, then I put on my actor's hat.
[ Actor Happy Hat Look Mind Odd Ok Put Split Tend Then Thing Writer Writing]
Topic:
- I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from.
[ Actor Also Barker Comic Death Encouraging Friendly Great Hear Learn Presence Ronnie Sad Started Such Television Very Warm]
Topic:
- Look, I'm not odd. I'm just trying to be an actor; not a movie star, an actor.
[ Actor Just Look Movie Odd Star Trying]
Topic:
- The only line that's wrong in Shakespeare is 'holding a mirror up to nature.' You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art.
[ Actor Art Audience Enlarge Enough Glass Hold Holding Identify Just Line Magnifying Mirror Nature Only Shakespeare Situation Up Were Would Wrong Your]
Topic:
- As you get older and ease your way into being a character actor you have to be comfortable with where you are in life and career, and I'm very comfortable with what I'm doing - working on projects I'm proud of.
[ Actor Being Career Character Comfortable Doing Ease Get Into Life Older Projects Proud Very Way Where Working Your]
Topic:
- I'm a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film.
[ Actor Drinking Film Had Method Spent Training Years]
Topic:
- There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theater actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on.
[ Actors Among Anybody Down Film God Look Order Pecking Reality Shows Strange Thank Theater Tv]
Topic:
- As an actor, I go where the good writing is. That's the bottom line.
[ Actor Bottom Go Good Line Where Writing]
Topic:
- Celebrity is death - celebrity - that's the worst thing that can happen to an actor.
[ Actor Celebrity Death Happen Thing Worst]
Topic:
- I think there are certain actors that have that kind of energy about them, that taking over a room energy.
[ Actors Certain Energy Kind Over Room Taking Them Think]
Topic:
- I'm an actor, that's my contribution.
[ Actor Contribution]
Topic:
- We have to be vulnerable as actors, but we have to protect ourselves.
[ Actors Ourselves Protect Vulnerable]
Topic:
- Studios have been trying to get rid of the actor for a long time and now they can do it. They got animation. NO more actor, although for now they still have to borrow a voice or two. Anyway, I find it abhorrent.
[ Abhorrent Actor Although Animation Anyway Been Borrow Find Get Got Long More Now Rid Still Studios Time Trying Two Voice]
Topic:
- The earmark favor factory needs to be boarded up and demolished, not turned over to new management that may or may not have a better eye for earmarks with 'merit.'
[ Better Demolished Earmarks Eye Factory Favor Management May Merit Needs New Over Turned Up]
Topic:
- In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator.
[ Actor Content Everybody Nobody Paris Spectator Wants]
Topic:
- I mean, Joel talks to the actors more than I do and I probably do production stuff a little more than he does.
[ Actors Does Joel Little Mean More Probably Production Stuff Talks Than]
Topic:
- The characters are the result of two things-first, we elaborate them into fairly well-defined people through their dialogue, then they happen all over again, when the actor interprets them.
[ Actor Again Characters Dialogue Elaborate Fairly Happen Interprets Into Over Result Their Them Then Through Two Well-Defined]
Topic:
- The point at which we worked with some of these actors, they weren't really stars yet. Nicolas Cage was not a big star when we did Raising Arizona. A lot of these people were also virtually unknown, too, when we worked with them first.
[ Actors Also Arizona Big Cage Did First Lot Point Raising Really Some Star Stars Them These Too Unknown Virtually Were Weren Which Worked Yet]
Topic:
- A lot of actors in my age bracket look at being still standing as pretty good.
[ Actors Age Being Bracket Good Look Lot Pretty Standing Still]
Topic:
- No not pigeon holed me as an actor, or as a character, or as to what I could do - but what I would do... and the fact is the things you don't do are almost as important as as the things that you do.
[ Actor Almost Character Could Fact Important Pigeon Things Would]
Topic:
- I have the absolute utmost respect for soap opera actors now. They work harder than any actor I know in any other medium. And they don't get very much approbation for it.
[ Absolute Actor Actors Any Approbation Get Harder Know Medium Much Now Opera Other Respect Soap Than Utmost Very Work]
Topic:
- Music is always occurring. It is just a matter of marketing, attention, and many other factors, that determines whether people will hear these songs or not.
[ Always Attention Determines Factors Hear Just Many Marketing Matter Music Occurring Other Songs These Whether Will]
Topic:
- But I loved the script to 7th Heaven and couldn't say no. It made me laugh and cry, and I was hooked. I'd love to know who turned it down, because I'm sure at least one other actor did. But I'm glad he did, whoever it was.
[ Actor Because Cry Did Down Glad Heaven Hooked Know Laugh Least Love Loved Made Other Say Script Sure Turned Whoever]
Topic:
- The process of doing plays will make you an actor.
[ Actor Doing Make Plays Process Will]
Topic:
- When you put a group of actors together who get along, and we have since day one, they don't become like their roles. What tends to happen is their age disappears and they all deal with each other as friends.
[ Actors Age Along Become Day Deal Disappears Each Friends Get Group Happen Other Put Roles Since Tends Their Together]
Topic:
- You need to develop, somehow, a huge amount of faith and confidence in yourself, because there's a lot of rejection throughout an actor's life and you have to believe in yourself more than anyone else.
[ Actor Amount Anyone Because Believe Confidence Develop Else Faith Huge Life Lot More Need Rejection Somehow Than Throughout Yourself]
Topic:
- I do think that's so much a part of what being a director is - in working with actors - to really try and be sensitive to what each actor needs to get to where he wants to be.
[ Actor Actors Being Director Each Get Much Needs Part Really Sensitive Think Try Wants Where Working]
Topic:
- It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain actors they have to live in a way that you think of nobody living anymore except for in small towns. They have such elaborate double lives.
[ Actors Anymore Certain Double Elaborate Except Here Interesting Live Lives Living Nobody See Small Such Think Towns Way]
Topic:
- Perhaps I'm not a good actor, but I would be even worse at doing anything else.
[ Actor Anything Doing Else Even Good Perhaps Worse Would]
Topic:
- I love doing the voice of Batman because of the quality of the animation. The music is particularly incredible. Another bonus is getting the opportunity to work with some very respected actors who do not usually do voice work.
[ Actors Animation Another Batman Because Bonus Doing Getting Incredible Love Music Opportunity Particularly Quality Respected Some Usually Very Voice Work]
Topic:
- Actors say they do their own stunts for the integrity of the film but I did them because they looked like a lot of fun.
[ Actors Because Did Film Fun Integrity Looked Lot Own Say Stunts Their Them]
Topic:
- Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.
[ Factory Flourishing Greeks Grew Hollywood Most Mythology Popular Since]
Topic:
- The man who builds a factory builds a temple, that the man who works there worships there, and to each is due, not scorn and blame, but reverence and praise.
[ Blame Builds Due Each Factory Man Praise Reverence Scorn Temple Works Worships]
Topic:
- To me, the series was the end of the actor, when the series ended.
[ Actor End Ended Series]
Topic:
- Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
[ Acting Actors Bad Bit Bugs Downside Fame Get Hearing Involved Little Make Odd Out Really Risk Situation Thing Tired Try Why Win-Win]
Topic:
- For an actor, you're rejected eight or ten times a day. All you've got to sell is yourself. You're not selling products, they're not turning down a car, they're turning you down. Most people can't handle that. Most people are essentially not set up that way.
[ Actor Car Day Down Eight Essentially Got Handle Most Products Rejected Sell Selling Set Ten Times Turning Up Way Yourself]
Topic:
- Once I found out how much an Off-Off-Broadway actor makes, I was whoring myself out the next day.
[ Actor Day Found How Makes Much Myself Next Once Out]
Topic:
- I'm only interested in being a good actor and in being remembered for my best films, not for the way I look. But it seems inevitable in this line of work that I have to care about the way I look without getting obsessed about it.
[ Actor Being Best Care Films Getting Good Inevitable Interested Line Look Obsessed Only Remembered Seems Way Without Work]
Topic:
- I've been around where I knew other actors were going to steal the scene, and I don't compete with them.
[ Actors Around Been Compete Going Knew Other Scene Steal Them Were Where]
Topic:
- Money isn't a major motivating force in my life. Nor is my profession. There are other things that I care more about than being an actor.
[ Actor Being Care Force Life Major Money More Motivating Nor Other Profession Than Things]
Topic:
- When I played Robin Hood, I knew the great role was Alan Rickman's and it didn't bother me. I always think that leading actors should be called the best supporting actors.
[ Actors Alan Always Best Bother Called Great Hood Knew Leading Played Robin Role Should Supporting Think]
Topic:
- If I think too much about all of those Chinese factories where all the stuff in a Wal-Mart is made, I get that woozy feeling you get when you see ducks covered in crude oil.
[ Chinese Covered Crude Ducks Factories Feeling Get Made Much Oil See Stuff Think Those Too Wal-Mart Where]
Topic:
- The film business is absurd. Stars don't last very long. It's much more interesting to be a proper actor.
[ Absurd Actor Business Film Interesting Last Long More Much Proper Stars Very]
Topic:
- I'm a good actor in that sense for directors because I always do what they say.
[ Actor Always Because Directors Good Say Sense]
Topic:
- I got out of college and I went to get my master's in creative writing at San Francisco State. I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop, being abused as a intern.
[ Abused Actor Being College Creative Francisco Get Got Intern Master Out San State Went Working Workshop Writing]
Topic:
- The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is hypocritical and delusional.
[ Animals Attitude Delusional Factory Farm Hypocritical Opposed Our Personal Pets Suffer Towards Under]
Topic:
- For example I don't work with William Hurt the same way that I will work with Viggo. They're different guys and they work in different ways. So a good sensitive director has his general style and technique and personality that he uses but you don't impose that on the actors.
[ Actors Different Director Example General Good Guys His Hurt Impose Personality Same Sensitive Style Technique Uses Way Ways Will William Work]
Topic:
- My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
[ Actor Affinity Being Business Father Felt Folk Great Know Later More Movie Music Myself Singing Songs Started Than Then Thought Would Write]
Topic:
- If I don't get the goose-bump factor when I'm reading it than I can't do it.
[ Factor Get Reading Than]
Topic:
- Reality is, I'm an actor and an entertainer, and I really wouldn't know what to do with another profession.
[ Actor Another Entertainer Know Profession Reality Really]
Topic:
- But I'm very happy to work within tight parameters, and when you know you have an actor for two days, and you have to get that work done in two days, that focuses the mind wonderfully.
[ Actor Days Done Focuses Get Happy Know Mind Parameters Tight Two Very Within Wonderfully Work]
Topic:
- As a young actor, people were trying to define who I was before I really knew that for myself. But I still remember thinking, "This is what I love doing, and I hope I'm going to be able to do it forever."
[ Able Actor Before Define Doing Forever Going Hope Knew Love Myself Really Remember Still Thinking Trying Were Young]
Topic:
- I didn't become an actor to have power, but it just happens that I have it and so I have a lot of opportunities.
[ Actor Become Happens Just Lot Opportunities Power]
Topic:
- The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that's why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It's not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible.
[ Actors Always Charge Cheques Everything Film-Making Give Hard Own Responsible Sign Take Tell Thing Why Work Young Your]
Topic:
- What I find sometimes that is tricky is if actors are using too much of their own life in a picture, in a scene, they get locked into a particular way to play the scene, and it lacks an immediacy.
[ Actors Find Get Immediacy Into Lacks Life Locked Much Own Particular Picture Play Scene Sometimes Their Too Tricky Using Way]
Topic:
- Watching a good actor is the best way to learn.
[ Actor Best Good Learn Watching Way]
Topic:
- I could have gone the route of a lot of these former child actors, but I didn't want that for myself. Like I said, when I was 14 years old, I decided to quit. I didn't ever want to do it again.
[ Actors Again Child Could Decided Ever Former Gone Lot Myself Old Quit Route Said These Want Years]
Topic:
- I'm the most out-of-work actor I know. In the last two years I've basically taken meetings for a living.
[ Actor Basically Know Last Living Meetings Most Taken Two Years]
Topic:
- Before there was any talk of a movie, people would sometimes ask me what actors I would imagine playing these characters. And the only thing I could ever say is: I have such a clear idea of these characters that they'd have to play themselves.
[ Actors Any Ask Before Characters Clear Could Ever Idea Imagine Movie Only Play Playing Say Sometimes Such Talk Themselves These Thing Would]
Topic:
- Um, musicians are funnier you know, than actors on the whole.
[ Actors Funnier Know Musicians Than Um Whole]
Topic:
- Being an actor, you are recognized for being somebody else, whereas these books are distilled from me.
[ Actor Being Books Distilled Else Recognized Somebody These Whereas]
Topic:
- The key factor is whether the agent is a member of the Association of Authors' Representatives, which screens its members and requires them to uphold a Canon of Ethics.
[ Agent Association Authors Canon Ethics Factor Key Member Members Representatives Requires Screens Them Uphold Whether Which]
Topic:
- It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move.
[ Actor Always Characters Latter Move Play Wanted]
Topic:
- One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors.
[ Actors Brilliance Generosity Heightened Often Other Performance]
Topic:
- The actor has a constant problem of personal identity.
[ Actor Constant Identity Personal Problem]
Topic:
- Good actors can sort of see into people and immediately you have a chemistry with them or not. It's like an affair with no mess.
[ Actors Affair Chemistry Good Immediately Into Mess See Sort Them]
Topic:
- I didn't set out to make this kind of picture. It just came my way. But its been going on for me for 16 years now and its wonderful for an actor to work consistently. There seems to be an insatiable audience for this type of film.
[ Actor Audience Been Came Consistently Film Going Insatiable Just Kind Make Now Out Picture Seems Set Type Way Wonderful Work Years]
Topic:
- I don't have any expectations as an actor and being rich and famous is not my driving force.
[ Actor Any Being Driving Expectations Famous Force Rich]
Topic:
- I talked to everyone about the project: actors and extras, members of the crew and passers by.
[ Actors Crew Everyone Extras Members Project Talked]
Topic:
- It was only when I finished the course and left my graduation diploma on the bus that I realised I'd become an actor.
[ Actor Become Bus Course Diploma Finished Graduation Left Only Realised]
Topic:
- The reason I wanted to be an actor is that I don't want to play me for the rest of my life and make money out of that.
[ Actor Life Make Money Out Play Reason Rest Want Wanted]
Topic:
- Acting is not a mystery. There's nothing that I know that other actors don't know. We all act, we're all actors, we all know the same thing. The only thing that separates us is experience.
[ Act Acting Actors Experience Know Mystery Nothing Only Other Same Separates Thing Us]
Topic:
- And I have been able to establish this sort of decent reputation as being a decent character actor.
[ Able Actor Been Being Character Decent Establish Reputation Sort]
Topic:
- But the one thing that I did do was establish myself as a good actor.
[ Actor Did Establish Good Myself Thing]
Topic:
- I found my niche as a character actor, and I've never felt like a movie star or teen idol and never wanted to.
[ Actor Character Felt Found Idol Movie Never Niche Star Teen Wanted]
Topic:
- I think that being a producer is business and being an actor is art.
[ Actor Art Being Business Producer Think]
Topic:
- I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office.
[ Actor Because Box Character Life Office Rest Working Worry]
Topic:
- I'm a character actor, and I made a choice when I was young, after 'Mystic Pizza', not to go for the mainstream stuff, and to do a more eclectic kind of route.
[ Actor After Character Choice Eclectic Go Kind Made Mainstream More Mystic Pizza Route Stuff Young]
Topic:
- Like De Niro. He's one of the best character actors we have ever had.
[ Actors Best Character De Ever Had Niro]
Topic:
- The most fun you can possibly have as an actor is to walk that line between what's real and what's interesting.
[ Actor Between Fun Interesting Line Most Possibly Real Walk]
Topic:
- When you are a character actor they trust you will go in and give them a full character and leave.
[ Actor Character Full Give Go Leave Them Trust Will]
Topic:
- When you're a child you're able to assimilate so easily into any situation. You even start talking like the people you're around. I wasn't conscious that I was so good at that until I started to truly feel like an actor.
[ Able Actor Any Around Assimilate Child Conscious Easily Even Feel Good Into Situation Start Started Talking Truly Until]
Topic:
- When I decided I wanted to be an actor, I said I wanted to work with quality actors and directors.
[ Actor Actors Decided Directors Quality Said Wanted Work]
Topic:
- One of the pleasures of being an actor is quite simply taking a walk in someone else's shoes. And when I look at the roles I've played, I'm kind of amazed at all the wonderful adventures I've had and the different things I've learned.
[ Actor Adventures Amazed Being Different Else Had Kind Learned Look Played Pleasures Quite Roles Shoes Simply Someone Taking Things Walk Wonderful]
Topic:
- As for poker, I've stayed away from that, even though when I was in Vegas for Ocean's Eleven, I would get accosted by these guys begging me to play. They just want to take my money. They see me, think "actor" and see some easy money.
[ Actor Away Begging Easy Eleven Even Get Guys Just Money Ocean Play Poker See Some Stayed Take These Think Though Vegas Want Would]
Topic:
- Some people get into this business and they're so afraid to lose anything. They try to protect their position like clinging to a beachhead. These actors end up making really safe choices. I never wanted to go that route. If I go down, I'm going down swinging.
[ Actors Afraid Anything Business Choices Clinging Down End Get Go Going Into Lose Making Never Position Protect Really Route Safe Some Swinging Their These Try Up Wanted]
Topic:
- I phoned this number and said, Please, sir, I want to be an actor.
[ Actor Number Phoned Please Said Sir Want]
Topic:
- You have to be selfish to be an actor.
[ Actor Selfish]
Topic:
- I knew I wanted to be an actor when I was growing up, really. So when I decided to go to university instead of drama school, it was with the intention of becoming an actor afterwards.
[ Actor Afterwards Becoming Decided Drama Go Growing Instead Intention Knew Really School University Up Wanted]
Topic:
- I think becoming an actor because it's a ridiculously insecure profession to go into. I feel very comfortable but very lucky. I think any time that you imagine that it's plain sailing for hereon in, then you're kidding yourself.
[ Actor Any Because Becoming Comfortable Feel Go Imagine Insecure Into Kidding Lucky Plain Profession Ridiculously Sailing Then Think Time Very Yourself]
Topic:
- So to answer your question, I'm not entirely sure how I ended up where I am today, in the sense that nobody in my family is an actor. It just happened by mistake.
[ Actor Am Answer Ended Entirely Family Happened How Just Mistake Nobody Question Sense Sure Today Up Where Your]
Topic:
- There's no one actor in particular that I want to model my career after, except for the people who have been able to keep their career varied and who choose things that interest them. That opportunity is all I really want.
[ Able Actor After Been Career Choose Except Interest Keep Model Opportunity Particular Really Their Them Things Varied Want]
Topic:
- I finally realized that yeah I did want to be an actor and it wasn't out of habit, but I needed to grow up for myself and then kind of re-enter the industry with a sound understanding of what my sensibilities and my values are as a relatively formed human being.
[ Actor Being Did Finally Formed Grow Habit Human Industry Kind Myself Needed Out Realized Relatively Sensibilities Sound Then Understanding Up Values Want Yeah]
Topic:
- I get a little jealous of these actor boys. They walk into a club, and in two seconds flat there are swarms of girls who are wanting so badly to touch them or just say hello. That's not the case with me, or any other girl I know.
[ Actor Any Badly Boys Case Club Flat Get Girl Girls Hello Into Jealous Just Know Little Other Say Seconds Swarms Them These Touch Two Walk Wanting]
Topic:
- There's certainly something very uncomfortable about the voyeurism involved in being in the press, being an actor, where people have a seemingly insatiable curiosity about, you.
[ Actor Being Certainly Curiosity Insatiable Involved Press Seemingly Something Uncomfortable Very Where]
Topic:
- When I was 18 I went to college for two years and didn't work for a year which was essential for me, because my identity had been so influenced by my being an actor and I think I just needed to discover what it was to be myself, divorced from all that responsibility.
[ Actor Because Been Being College Discover Divorced Essential Had Identity Influenced Just Myself Needed Responsibility Think Two Went Which Work Year Years]
Topic:
- Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself.
[ Acting Actor Acts Deals Delicate Does Each Emotions Exposes Hide Himself Mask Putting Time Up Very]
Topic:
- I never said, 'I'm going to be a big star.' I said, 'I'm going to be a good actor.' And that took the pressure off.
[ Actor Big Going Good Never Off Pressure Said Star Took]
Topic:
- Actors are very generous.
[ Actors Generous Very]
Topic:
- I feel a little guilty only being an actor.
[ Actor Being Feel Guilty Little Only]
Topic:
- I've always just adored music. It's my first love, really. I admire and respect people in the music business. You really have to work hard and diligently. Sometimes actors can be lazy and get away with it, but you can't do that if you're a musician.
[ Actors Admire Adored Always Away Business Diligently First Get Hard Just Lazy Love Music Musician Really Respect Sometimes Work]
Topic:
- One of the ingredients that made Cheers work so well was the great ensemble of actors we had. That's the case with any good series.
[ Actors Any Case Cheers Ensemble Good Great Had Ingredients Made Series Well Work]
Topic:
- One person goes off and works in Houston the other person goes off to London and you're on the phone to each other and somebody is paying you to kiss somebody else. It's very bizarre being an actor.
[ Actor Being Bizarre Each Else Goes Houston Kiss London Off Other Paying Person Phone Somebody Very Works]
Topic:
- To me, length is an artificial and arbitrary factor in a film.
[ Arbitrary Artificial Factor Film Length]
Topic:
- I just did something on a show on UPN called "Girlfriends" that will be on television in February. I am actually a much better actor today than I was in 1996, believe it or not.
[ Actor Actually Am Believe Better Called Did February Girlfriends Just Much Show Something Television Than Today Will]
Topic:
- I realized that I needed to be anonymous on the street and somebody else on the stage. I had tried to put my street self on the stage, but what they want is an actor on stage.
[ Actor Anonymous Else Had Needed Put Realized Self Somebody Stage Street Tried Want]
Topic:
- Just call me a family man and an actor who digs his whole scene, side interests and all. Just say I feel mighty good at the ripe old age of 27.
[ Actor Age Call Digs Family Feel Good His Interests Just Man Mighty Old Ripe Say Scene Side Whole]
Topic:
- I've wanted to be an actor ever since I was a little boy.
[ Actor Boy Ever Little Since Wanted]
Topic:
- Actually, I wanted to be an actor when I was two years old.
[ Actor Actually Old Two Wanted Years]
Topic:
- My whole life, I always wanted to be an actor.
[ Actor Always Life Wanted Whole]
Topic:
- As an actor, I was just satisfied to work.
[ Actor Just Satisfied Work]
Topic:
- Commercial jobs are pretty easily adjustable because they only take a few hours to complete, which is one of the reasons they are a Godsend to the actor.
[ Actor Because Commercial Complete Easily Few Hours Jobs Only Pretty Reasons Take Which]
Topic:
- Dan Curtis, our producer, has the idea that people like to see a stock company of actors.
[ Actors Company Curtis Dan Idea Our Producer See Stock]
Topic:
- The demands are related to their questing of the best possible out of the people concerned. It's this going for the highest possible factor that I'm very concerned about.
[ Best Concerned Demands Factor Going Highest Out Possible Related Their Very]
Topic:
- The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past.
[ Fact Full Future Notion Past Return Satisfactory Whose World]
Topic:
- Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror, and you keep making faces all your life.
[ Actors Faces Good Keep Life Making Mirror Out Started Worked Your]
Topic:
- I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
[ Actor Any Business Dare Enemy Get Made Make Out Professional Regret Should]
Topic:
- I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep.
[ Actor Ever Having Laugh Off Often Remember Seen Stage Weep]
Topic:
- Psychoanalysis. Almost went three times - almost. Then I decided what was peculiar about me was probably what made me successful. I've seen some very talented actors go into analysis and really lose it.
[ Actors Almost Analysis Decided Go Into Lose Made Peculiar Probably Psychoanalysis Really Seen Some Successful Talented Then Three Times Very Went]
Topic:
- Marlon Brando said any guy can become an actor. It takes a real man to quit.
[ Actor Any Become Brando Guy Man Marlon Quit Real Said Takes]
Topic:
- Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor who is not limited by the body, only by his ability and, perhaps, experience.
[ Ability Actor Artist Body Drawing Experience Giving His Limited Only Performance Perhaps]
Topic:
- A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating and interesting and enlightening.
[ Actor Enlightening Fascinating Good Interesting Somebody Truthful]
Topic:
- Actors, lots of times, are great when they have great parts. For me, a lot of times, it's been the part.
[ Actors Been Great Lot Lots Part Parts Times]
Topic:
- That's always something that's really important for an actor - to find an opportunity to do a scene where there is a moment like that, where you manage to connect with everyone.
[ Actor Always Connect Everyone Find Important Manage Moment Opportunity Really Scene Something Where]
Topic:
- Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre, where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it's more like an actor learning a part.
[ Actor Analogy Being Best Effect Everything Get Going Know Learning More Part Place Play Rehearsed See Show Theatre Things Together Where Whole Works Yes]
Topic:
- An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer. In fact, he must seek out more of life than life puts at his feet.
[ Accept Actor Experiences Fact Feet His Interpret Life More Must Offer Order Out Puts Seek Than Willing]
Topic:
- Being a good actor isn't easy. Being a man is even harder. I want to be both before I'm done.
[ Actor Before Being Both Done Easy Even Good Harder Man Want]
Topic:
- Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have.
[ Actor Alone Being Concentration Imagination Thing World Your]
Topic:
- Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me.
[ Actor Animals Boo Character Chickens Cows Develop Help His Hiss Learned Lot Pigs Studying Things]
Topic:
- To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication.
[ Actor Dedication Duty Express Full Grasp His Interpret Life Problem Significance]
Topic:
- To my way of thinking, an actor's course is set even before he's out of the cradle.
[ Actor Before Course Cradle Even Out Set Thinking Way]
Topic:
- When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn't acting. It's following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that.
[ Acting Actor Anyone Director Exactly Following Instructions Orders Physical Plays Qualifications Scene Way]
Topic:
- Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.
[ Factor Greatest Life Motivating Poverty]
Topic: Motivational
- Art is the most beautiful deception of all. And although people try to incorporate the everyday events of life in it, we must hope that it will remain a deception lest it become a utilitarian thing, sad as a factory.
[ Although Art Beautiful Become Deception Events Everyday Factory Hope Incorporate Lest Life Most Must Remain Sad Thing Try Utilitarian Will]
Topic:
- I was coming home from kindergarten - well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves.
[ Been Coming Factory Found Gloves Good Had Home How Kid Kindergarten Know Later Make Out Ten Told Well Working Years]
Topic:
- It's not my goal to be a famous actor.
[ Actor Famous Goal]
Topic:
- I only work with actors who take full responsibility for their characters.
[ Actors Characters Full Only Responsibility Take Their Work]
Topic:
- I just feel incredibly lucky to be employed when there are so many actors and actresses who are not employed. That's why, you know, I sometimes feel desperate, in case I'm not going to be cast again.
[ Actors Actresses Again Case Cast Desperate Employed Feel Going Incredibly Just Know Lucky Many Sometimes Why]
Topic:
- It's incredibly moving to hear some of our greatest actors performing Shakespeare.
[ Actors Greatest Hear Incredibly Moving Our Performing Shakespeare Some]
Topic:
- A lot of actors don't like to see how they've done every day.
[ Actors Day Done Every How Lot See]
Topic:
- Actors have to be there and do the work, and that's enough.
[ Actors Enough Work]
Topic:
- Being a film actor is very different from a theatre actor.
[ Actor Being Different Film Theatre Very]
Topic:
- Being an actor means being an instrument for someone else. I want to give myself completely.
[ Actor Being Completely Else Give Instrument Means Myself Someone Want]
Topic:
- I go to the movies a lot, and I regret when I see some actor that I used to like, to find them offering no more surprises.
[ Actor Find Go Lot More Movies Offering Regret See Some Surprises Them Used]
Topic:
- I like some of the early silent films because I love to watch how actors had to play then. What would interest me today is to do a silent film.
[ Actors Because Early Film Films Had How Interest Love Play Silent Some Then Today Watch Would]
Topic:
- I never hoped that both my children would become actors. I expected them to do something else.
[ Actors Become Both Children Else Expected Hoped Never Something Them Would]
Topic:
- I wouldn't say no to being in a film with Jude Law. I love English actors.
[ Actors Being English Film Jude Law Love Say]
Topic:
- It's very difficult for me to speak about being an actor.
[ Actor Being Difficult Speak Very]
Topic:
- To wait, for an actor, is not like someone who's waiting to see the doctor. It's not the kind of wait where you get bored.
[ Actor Bored Doctor Get Kind See Someone Wait Waiting Where]
Topic:
- You suffer as an actor. It's difficult to be an actor and live a good life, especially today.
[ Actor Difficult Especially Good Life Live Suffer Today]
Topic:
- If we take as given that critical infrastructures are vulnerable to a cyber terrorist attack, then the question becomes whether there are actors with the capability and motivation to carry out such an operation.
[ Actors Attack Becomes Capability Carry Critical Cyber Given Motivation Operation Out Question Such Take Terrorist Then Vulnerable Whether]
Topic:
- I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room.
[ Actors Any Been Classes Different Directors Good Had Lot Never Pretty Room School Stage Theatre Training Went]
Topic:
- If you catch me saying 'I am a serious actor,' I beg you to slap me.
[ Actor Am Beg Catch Saying Serious Slap]
Topic:
- The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? Like 'Republican party' or 'airplane food.'
[ Actor Airplane Food Kind Oxymoron Party Republican Serious Term]
Topic:
- The difference between my generation of actors and their generation is that they were bigger than life. We are not bigger than life.
[ Actors Between Bigger Difference Generation Life Than Their Were]
Topic:
- When I was starting to get noticed as an actor in the 1970s for something other than the third cowboy on the right who ended up dying in every movie or episode, Burt Reynolds was the biggest star in the world.
[ Actor Biggest Burt Cowboy Dying Ended Episode Every Get Movie Noticed Other Reynolds Right Something Star Starting Than Third Up World]
Topic:
- I knew you had to go in and audition and maybe they'd hire you, and that's where you start. I had a good understanding about press: that it's the actor's responsibility to publicize his or her films.
[ Actor Audition Films Go Good Had Her Hire His Knew Maybe Press Publicize Responsibility Start Understanding Where]
Topic:
- David was the kind of guy who was totally supportive of the actors and instructed the writing staff to trust the actor's instincts, since after all, it's the actors playing the character.
[ Actor Actors After Character David Guy Instincts Instructed Kind Playing Since Staff Supportive Totally Trust Writing]
Topic:
- Writers are not always right however, but then again, I've been on shows where the actors have complete control and change everything and it's terrible.
[ Actors Again Always Been Change Complete Control Everything However Right Shows Terrible Then Where Writers]
Topic:
- Earlier, I used to charge territories instead of my fees as an actor, but I realised it was better to keep the two apart. Now, I take my fees in cash, for acting, and keep the distribution thing separate.
[ Acting Actor Apart Better Cash Charge Distribution Earlier Fees Instead Keep Now Realised Separate Take Territories Thing Two Used]
Topic:
- Today I divide my day between being actor, producer and distributor, and the monotony is broken.
[ Actor Being Between Broken Day Distributor Divide Monotony Producer Today]
Topic:
- You've got Corey Feldman doing his thing, and the problem is, they're trying to be pop stars. You can't compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music.
[ Actors Any Compare Corey Doing Feldman Got His Music Other Out Playing Pop Problem Salty Stars Thing Trying]
Topic:
- Human societies vary in lots of independent factors affecting their openness to innovation.
[ Affecting Factors Human Independent Innovation Lots Openness Societies Their Vary]
Topic:
- Acting is something different to everybody. I just know that if you watch an actor or actress getting better and better, I think that's them just understanding themselves better and better.
[ Acting Actor Actress Better Different Everybody Getting Just Know Something Them Themselves Think Understanding Watch]
Topic:
- Script for an actor is like a bible. You carry it with you, you read it over and over, you go to your passages.
[ Actor Bible Carry Go Over Passages Read Script Your]
Topic:
- I've always been spontaneous and outgoing... I've tried lots of things so I've got some good life experiences, which is great 'cause it means I've got lots of material to work with as an actor.
[ Actor Always Been Cause Experiences Good Got Great Life Lots Material Means Outgoing Some Spontaneous Things Tried Which Work]
Topic:
- The role of Rimbaud is one of the most important roles to play for a young actor.
[ Actor Important Most Play Role Roles Young]
Topic:
- Being a working actor, you're going to do a Spelling show. It's hard not to.
[ Actor Being Going Hard Show Spelling Working]
Topic:
- Tim Burton... as an actor you wait and wish and hope and pray you'll work with him.
[ Actor Burton Him Hope Pray Tim Wait Wish Work]
Topic:
- If you had asked me back in grade school what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said my first choice was an actor, but if I couldn't be that, I'd want to be a superhero.
[ Actor Asked Back Choice First Grade Grew Had Said School Superhero Up Want Wanted Would]
Topic:
- Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.
[ Between Decides Dispensable Elegance Factor Failure Luxury Success]
Topic:
- It was being young and sensitive and an actor. There was a lot of pressure, everything was a hurdle.
[ Actor Being Everything Hurdle Lot Pressure Sensitive Young]
Topic:
- I'm a ballplayer, not an actor.
[ Actor Ballplayer]
Topic:
- If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year, they would tell that gun control was one of the major contributory factors in the loss of their seats.
[ Any Colleagues Contributory Control Democratic Factors Gun Loss Lost Major Seats Talk Tell Their Would Year]
Topic:
- I think it's an extremely important factor to have your team together. It goes back to having distractions. When you all stay together for a period of time you're not training people or feeling out different personalities.
[ Back Different Distractions Extremely Factor Feeling Goes Having Important Out Period Personalities Stay Team Think Time Together Training Your]
Topic:
- You don't have to find out what someone's mechanical abilities are. All those factors are already a known commodity. I've seen teams win championships and have their entire team quit the next day because they weren't happy.
[ Abilities Already Because Championships Commodity Day Entire Factors Find Happy Known Mechanical Next Out Quit Seen Someone Team Teams Their Those Weren Win]
Topic:
- I began acting at age eight, but if you don't stay on your game then people pass on you. Being on a show, it's a little easy to get comfortable, so I'm trying to get back on it. I'm taking some acting classes and watching movies, and I'm just trying to stay up with other actors.
[ Acting Actors Age Back Began Being Classes Comfortable Easy Eight Game Get Just Little Movies Other Pass Show Some Stay Taking Then Trying Up Watching Your]
Topic:
- The thing about Canada is, you're not really considered a Canadian actor unless you do something with the CBC.
[ Actor Canada Canadian Considered Really Something Thing Unless]
Topic:
- They were looking for actors - real actors - who could play instruments. There was a lot of improvisation and scene work involved in addition to the music. The auditions went on for a long time.
[ Actors Addition Auditions Could Improvisation Instruments Involved Long Looking Lot Music Play Real Scene Time Went Were Work]
Topic:
- How was I going to make a man fly? How was I going to convince the public that an actor could fly?
[ Actor Convince Could Fly Going How Make Man Public]
Topic:
- I was an actor... or, at least, I was trying to be an actor.
[ Actor Least Trying]
Topic:
- In motion pictures, the actor rules. The camera served the actor.
[ Actor Camera Motion Pictures Rules Served]
Topic:
- It's developing a relationship with actors that makes it work.
[ Actors Developing Makes Relationship Work]
Topic:
- It's only been a couple of times in my life that I've really locked horns with actors. It did not hurt the films, it just hurt the moment of the filmmaking.
[ Actors Been Couple Did Filmmaking Films Horns Hurt Just Life Locked Moment Only Really Times]
Topic:
- Some actors just won't bend, and then it's a bitch. You either fight or find ways of putting your words in their mouth and letting them say it back at you.
[ Actors Back Bend Either Fight Find Just Letting Mouth Putting Say Some Their Them Then Ways Won Words Your]
Topic:
- I don't think an actor's job is to be recognized. I think an actor's job is to facilitate the writing in a way that changes the way people think. No other business does that.
[ Actor Business Changes Does Facilitate Job Other Recognized Think Way Writing]
Topic:
- Our people can draw on the tremendous strides made in recent years, not only in terms of advancing themselves spiritually and materially, but also in having weathered social and economic turbulence, triggered, in the main, by factors not of their own creation.
[ Advancing Also Creation Draw Economic Factors Having Made Main Materially Only Our Own Recent Social Spiritually Strides Terms Their Themselves Tremendous Triggered Turbulence Weathered Years]
Topic:
- Back then, it was more or less we couldn't change a line in our script. We weren't allowed to change lines. Today, actors change everything and won't do parts. It's very different today. Back then, the producers were in charge. Today actors are more in charge.
[ Actors Allowed Back Change Charge Different Everything Less Line Lines More Our Parts Producers Script Then Today Very Were Weren Won]
Topic:
- A lot of actors get concerned about their own image, even going so far as to rewrite a movie to best serve that image. All I want to do is be in good movies.
[ Actors Best Concerned Even Far Get Going Good Image Lot Movie Movies Own Rewrite Serve Their Want]
Topic:
- For an actor, it's great fun to play one of these hungry white sharks. Audiences love to hate them.
[ Actor Audiences Fun Great Hate Hungry Love Play Sharks Them These White]
Topic:
- I've always tried to kind of stretch my wings as an actor and do things that are different.
[ Actor Always Different Kind Stretch Things Tried Wings]
Topic:
- If it's stage, the two most important artists are the actor and the playwright. If it's film, THE most important person is the director. The director says where the camera goes.
[ Actor Artists Camera Director Film Goes Important Most Person Playwright Says Stage Two Where]
Topic:
- I think I've been lucky, being my frequent appearances on Court TV have brought to me another level than just the actor guy.
[ Actor Another Appearances Been Being Brought Court Frequent Guy Just Level Lucky Than Think Tv]
Topic:
- A client is to me a mere unit, a factor in a problem.
[ Client Factor Mere Problem Unit]
Topic:
- If you take all the factories in the world today, they could make all the parts necessary to build more factories like themselves. So, in a sense, we have a self-replicating industrial system today, but it would take a tremendous effort to copy what we already have.
[ Already Build Copy Could Effort Factories Industrial Make More Necessary Parts Sense System Take Themselves Today Tremendous World Would]
Topic:
- The other advantage is that in conventional manufacturing processes, it takes a long time for a factory to produce an amount of product equal to its own weight. With molecular machines, the time required would be something more like a minute.
[ Advantage Amount Conventional Equal Factory Long Machines Manufacturing Minute Molecular More Other Own Processes Produce Product Required Something Takes Time Weight Would]
Topic:
- I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero.
[ Acting Actors Always Art Been Being Clearly Fantasies Fulfilment Hero Just Know Most Myself Person Personal Really Situation Wanted]
Topic:
- Anyone who has that weird volition to become an actor probably has a weird volition to do lots of other creative things - to write, to play music, to paint, to cook.
[ Actor Anyone Become Cook Creative Lots Music Other Paint Play Probably Things Volition Weird Write]
Topic:
- For hundreds of years, that was the major form of entertainment: The grown-ups sat around and watched the kids play. Now they sit around and watch the television. The actors are the kids.
[ Actors Around Entertainment Form Grown-Ups Hundreds Kids Major Now Play Sat Sit Television Watch Watched Years]
Topic:
- I feel I have to work hard to nurture whatever talent I have as an actor. I feel like it's not natural to me. So I don't take it for granted... What I think is my natural ability - which is writing - I think I totally take that for granted.
[ Ability Actor Feel Granted Hard Natural Nurture Take Talent Think Totally Whatever Which Work Writing]
Topic:
- Actors take risks all the time. We put ourselves on the line. It is creative to be able to interpret someone's words and breathe life into them.
[ Able Actors Breathe Creative Interpret Into Life Line Ourselves Put Risks Someone Take Them Time Words]
Topic:
- So many people are called but few serve as actors, you know what I mean?
[ Actors Called Few Know Many Mean Serve]
Topic:
- As an actor, you have to have your history.
[ Actor History Your]
Topic:
- Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew what questions I was going to ask them, and all of my character's voice-over narration and scenes were added after the fact.
[ Actors Added After Although Ask Character Fact Going Knew Narration Never Questions Scenes Screenplay Them Were]
Topic:
- As a director, I've been able to combine with what I've learned as an actor and as a producer: it melds quite nicely into what I feel like I should have been doing all along.
[ Able Actor Along Been Combine Director Doing Feel Into Learned Nicely Producer Quite Should]
Topic:
- I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first.
[ Actor Became Came Film First New Producer York]
Topic:
- My hunger and desperation, being an actor, an out of work actor - my memory of that is as fresh as an open wound.
[ Actor Being Desperation Fresh Hunger Memory Open Out Work Wound]
Topic:
- The hardest job an actor can do is all this pretend, all this screaming and being scared for your life.
[ Actor Being Hardest Job Life Pretend Scared Screaming Your]
Topic:
- I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right hook during my first week on the job. It was awful. They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that.
[ Actors Avoid Awful Doubles During First Hitting Hook Job Michelle Pair Remember Right Sarah Stunt Things Usually Week]
Topic:
- As an actor, I am meant to dabble with different themes and genres.
[ Actor Am Dabble Different Genres Meant Themes]
Topic:
- As an actor, I've grown considerably. It's taken me years to get comfortable doing a romantic scene and dancing on stage in front of a live audience. I've really opened up a lot.
[ Actor Audience Comfortable Considerably Dancing Doing Front Get Grown Live Lot Opened Really Romantic Scene Stage Taken Up Years]
Topic:
- I still make more money as I do as an actor than director, however I don't want to be a commercial director.
[ Actor Commercial Director However Make Money More Still Than Want]
Topic:
- Juan Hernandez was an actor out of New York, but what made Juan so great and what made Omar so great was that they both already knew how to box, so we didn't have to take them into a gym and teach them how to throw a left jab.
[ Actor Already Both Box Great Gym How Into Jab Juan Knew Left Made New Omar Out Take Teach Them Throw York]
Topic:
- The thing is, the studio then forget that you're an actor and that you can do other things, and so since they pay you for that, they don't want you to do anything else.
[ Actor Anything Else Forget Other Pay Since Studio Then Thing Things Want]
Topic:
- What I learned as an actor was the only way you could really do August Wilson's work, you had to leave an ounce of your essence on that stage,... Otherwise it was impossible.
[ Actor August Could Essence Had Impossible Learned Leave Only Otherwise Ounce Really Stage Way Wilson Work Your]
Topic:
- Being a star is an agent's dream, not an actor's.
[ Actor Agent Being Dream Star]
Topic:
- To be honest with you, I get a little fed up with actors who act crazy to make themselves more interesting.
[ Act Actors Crazy Fed Get Honest Interesting Little Make More Themselves Up]
Topic:
- I care more about telly because it made me an actor and there's a much more immediate response to TV. You can address the political or cultural fabric of your country.
[ Actor Address Because Care Country Cultural Fabric Immediate Made More Much Political Response Telly Tv Your]
Topic:
- I got a tiny part in a play, auditioned for another one and got that as well. Not only that, the first finished on the Saturday and the other started on the Monday which is like an actor's dream!
[ Actor Another Auditioned Dream Finished First Got Monday Only Other Part Play Saturday Started Tiny Well Which]
Topic:
- I think film and television are really a director's medium, whereas theatre is the actor's medium.
[ Actor Director Film Medium Really Television Theatre Think Whereas]
Topic:
- I think theatre is by far the most rewarding experience for an actor. You get 4 weeks to rehearse your character and then at 7:30 pm you start acting and nobody stops you, acting with your entire soul.
[ Acting Actor Character Entire Experience Far Get Most Nobody Pm Rehearse Rewarding Soul Start Stops Theatre Then Think Weeks Your]
Topic:
- Many times I've sat with a camera and another actor and seen all their fears and insecurities and struggles. You want to support them and help them as much as you can.
[ Actor Another Camera Fears Help Insecurities Many Much Sat Seen Struggles Support Their Them Times Want]
Topic:
- But if too many countries, as has been the case, interfere too much in the internal affairs, the political situation of Afghanistan, then of course we can't hope satisfactory results.
[ Affairs Afghanistan Been Case Countries Course Hope Interfere Internal Many Much Political Results Satisfactory Situation Then Too]
Topic:
- I think every actor wants to be an FBI or cop at one point.
[ Actor Cop Every Fbi Point Think Wants]
Topic:
- I would love to get great performances from actors as a director, because that's what I'm always looking for, a director that's going to help me go places I've never been before.
[ Actors Always Because Been Before Director Get Go Going Great Help Looking Love Never Performances Places Would]
Topic:
- I'm an actor and it happened to go my way that day.
[ Actor Day Go Happened Way]
Topic:
- It makes me feel good that I can now sit there and go, I've worked with Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, all the great actors that I've worked with... Sir Ben Kingsley.
[ Actors Al Ben Feel Go Good Great Jack Makes Nicholson Now Pacino Sir Sit Worked]
Topic:
- Some movies I see today have the most dramatic plot points but the actors are not playing them dramatically.
[ Actors Dramatic Dramatically Most Movies Playing Plot Points See Some Them Today]
Topic:
- You never really know as an actor; it's completely out of your control, in terms of editing, and music, and film stock, shot selection, and what takes they use.
[ Actor Completely Control Editing Film Know Music Never Out Really Selection Shot Stock Takes Terms Use Your]
Topic:
- Out of all the actors I have worked with, I love working with Larry Hagman the most. We were very close and it was just a wonderful time.
[ Actors Close Just Larry Love Most Out Time Very Were Wonderful Worked Working]
Topic:
- The house is a factory.
[ Factory House]
Topic:
- As a producer, I think one of the most important decisions you make is not necessarily the material you are working on but the production apparatus that you choose to develop the project with, and that determines what funding you go to, it determines many factors.
[ Apparatus Choose Decisions Determines Develop Factors Funding Go Important Make Many Material Most Necessarily Producer Production Project Think Working]
Topic:
- I mean, if you are directing actors to do one thing and then directing them to do something else entirely because the one thing you wanted them to do may not work, then you are just shattering their confidence in the project.
[ Actors Because Confidence Directing Else Entirely Just May Mean Project Shattering Something Their Them Then Thing Wanted Work]
Topic:
- I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater.
[ Academy Actor Arts Became Britain Did Doing Dramatic Enter Field Good Great London Music National Plays School Study Theater Theaters Theatre Then Way Work Youth]
Topic:
- I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.
[ Able Actor Also Any Approaching Been Capacities Character Enjoy Feel Film Fortunate Know Lead Obviously Part Projects Sort Think Various Very Well Working]
Topic:
- I was already devouring literature and I was the ripe old age of 15 when I decided to be an actor. I just thought plays were the most fantastic way of expressing life. I thought I'd discovered Shakespeare - 'hey, there's a new guy in town, don't know if anyone's read him.' I was just excited about the whole thing, from day one.
[ Actor Age Already Anyone Day Decided Discovered Excited Expressing Fantastic Guy Hey Him Just Know Life Literature Most New Old Plays Read Ripe Shakespeare Thing Thought Town Way Were Whole]
Topic:
- I guess I work well with others I handle younger actors well.
[ Actors Guess Handle Others Well Work Younger]
Topic:
- I read a lot of scripts. Most of 'em go to other actors.
[ Actors Em Go Lot Most Other Read Scripts]
Topic:
- They had some really cool rigged cars and things that were different that they would tow behind the camera car that were actually on these trailers that manipulated side to side and stuff like they were getting hit, and actually put the actor right in the middle of the chase.
[ Actor Actually Behind Camera Car Cars Chase Cool Different Getting Had Hit Manipulated Middle Put Really Rigged Right Side Some Stuff These Things Tow Trailers Were Would]
Topic:
- Well, I think on second units it's all about execution. Because you come in there, you don't have to worry so much about the studio and all the other actors and all that.
[ Actors Because Come Execution Much Other Second Studio Think Units Well Worry]
Topic:
- Yeah, getting the company that would help advertise and cross promote the movie on the release was an important factor for New Line, so we went out to a lot of different companies.
[ Advertise Companies Company Cross Different Factor Getting Help Important Line Lot Movie New Out Promote Release Went Would Yeah]
Topic:
- I have friends that are much better actors than I am that had to quit the business because they couldn't survive the auditions or the rejections, or people just didn't realize how good they were.
[ Actors Am Auditions Because Better Business Friends Good Had How Just Much Quit Realize Rejections Survive Than Were]
Topic:
- I'm basically a movie actor now, and my big roles are mostly horror movies - unless I'm doing a guest star or something - and occasionally I try to get back into television.
[ Actor Back Basically Big Doing Get Guest Horror Into Mostly Movie Movies Now Occasionally Roles Something Star Television Try Unless]
Topic:
- Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters.
[ Actors Characters English Facility Great Historic Horror Many Period Pieces Stories]
Topic:
- It's natural for any actor that segues into directing to be an actor's director. You know how to relate to the actors.
[ Actor Actors Any Directing Director How Into Know Natural Relate]
Topic:
- A lot of directors are great and they are fine but you know I think that Harry really takes a special point to really engage the actors and really make it feel like a safe place for them to explore whatever it is they want to explore in whatever scene with their character.
[ Actors Character Directors Engage Explore Feel Fine Great Harry Know Lot Make Place Point Really Safe Scene Special Takes Their Them Think Want Whatever]
Topic:
- I like working with an actor who doesn't do the oneupmanship. One who has no trick and gives a true, honest performance.
[ Actor Gives Honest Performance Trick True Working]
Topic:
- Arnold Schwarzenegger's publicist told USA Today that the actor has not ruled out running for governor of California, saying that he will make a decision soon. Reportedly Arnold needs that time to learn how to pronounce "gubernatorial."
[ Actor Arnold California Decision Governor How Learn Make Needs Out Pronounce Publicist Reportedly Ruled Running Saying Schwarzenegger Soon Time Today Told Usa Will]
Topic:
- I don't think I know a Scientologist except when I see one or two of their actors on the Hollywood screen.
[ Actors Except Hollywood Know Scientologist Screen See Their Think Two]
Topic:
- It was really really neat to make the movie because there were mentally challenged actors in the movie. So that was really really cool to work with them and they were always really happy, and they made everybody really happy on the set too.
[ Actors Always Because Challenged Cool Everybody Happy Made Make Mentally Movie Neat Really Set Them Too Were Work]
Topic:
- If you're a musician or actor, you know that if you're successful, some level of fame goes along with that. You're prepared. But how often does that happen to a programmer?
[ Actor Along Does Fame Goes Happen How Know Level Musician Often Prepared Programmer Some Successful]
Topic:
- I think all actors are supposed to be character actors.
[ Actors Character Supposed Think]
Topic:
- There's a whole catalogue of actors that never went to acting school.
[ Acting Actors Catalogue Never School Went Whole]
Topic:
- But I don't really care for directors flaring up and trying to humble some actor, which they would do to try and make an example out of them so everybody else would stay on the ball - and David wasn't anything like that.
[ Actor Anything Ball Care David Directors Else Everybody Example Humble Make Out Really Some Stay Them Try Trying Up Which Would]
Topic:
- The die is set and Malcolm will not escape for the foolish talk he spoke against his benefactor, such a man, is worthy of death, and it would have been so, were it not for Muhammad's confidence that God would give him the victory over the enemies.
[ Against Been Benefactor Confidence Death Die Enemies Escape Foolish Give God Him His Malcolm Man Muhammad Over Set Spoke Such Talk Victory Were Will Worthy Would]
Topic:
- I think I'm still trying to find my feet as an actor. And I know it ain't brain surgery, but it confuses me and it comes between me and my sleep a lot.
[ Actor Between Brain Comes Confuses Feet Find Know Lot Sleep Still Surgery Think Trying]
Topic:
- The only thing we don't do together is get in front of an actor and show any indecision at all about what we think. We don't always agree, so we meet privately, then one or the other will approach the actor.
[ Actor Agree Always Any Approach Front Get Indecision Meet Only Other Privately Show Then Thing Think Together Will]
Topic:
- We want the best actor, and that's why Matt Damon worked so well in this role, because he's a great actor.
[ Actor Because Best Damon Great Matt Role Want Well Why Worked]
Topic:
- Nine out of 10 times these guys will hit it-they'll be on something incredibly funny, but one out of 10, two out of 10, they'll fall flat on their faces. That's what makes them great actors: they take those chances, they don't play it safe.
[ Actors Chances Faces Fall Flat Funny Great Guys Hit Incredibly Makes Nine Out Play Safe Something Take Their Them These Those Times Two Will]
Topic:
- Our feeling is that the most important thing on a set is that actors have enough confidence to try different things. If there's stress or tension, they won't go out on a limb because they won't want to embarrass themselves if they don't feel completely comfortable.
[ Actors Because Comfortable Completely Confidence Different Embarrass Enough Feel Feeling Go Important Limb Most Our Out Set Stress Tension Themselves Thing Things Try Want Won]
Topic:
- We've had no problems with the actors, but we keep a really loose set.
[ Actors Had Keep Loose Problems Really Set]
Topic:
- An actor is only merchandise.
[ Actor Merchandise Only]
Topic:
- As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors.
[ Actor Directors Factory Just Our Provide Services Workers]
Topic:
- I couldn't care less about actors' trailers and food on sets and stuff like that - I just want to act.
[ Act Actors Care Food Just Less Sets Stuff Trailers Want]
Topic:
- This is still a big barrier for me and it is for a lot of foreign actors.
[ Actors Barrier Big Foreign Lot Still]
Topic:
- As an actor, you're pretty much a hired gun. You are reading other people's words off of a page and doing what they want you to do.
[ Actor Doing Gun Hired Much Off Other Page Pretty Reading Want Words]
Topic:
- I'm more than an actor. I'm an icon, an industry.
[ Actor Icon Industry More Than]
Topic:
- I loved working on Of Mice and Men. It was a wonderful group of people. John Malkovich is to me one of the best actors around right now-and a lot of fun to work with.
[ Actors Around Best Fun Group John Lot Loved Malkovich Men Mice Right Wonderful Work Working]
Topic:
- I joined the Actors Studio and began to work with Lee Strasberg, and that changed my work.
[ Actors Began Changed Joined Lee Studio Work]
Topic:
- I really have no ulterior motive in taking on certain roles. I have no larger issue that I really want to show people. I'm an actor, that's all. I just do what I do.
[ Actor Certain Issue Just Larger Motive Really Roles Show Taking Ulterior Want]
Topic:
- Show me a great actor and I'll show you a lousy husband. Show me a great actress, and you've seen the devil.
[ Actor Actress Devil Great Husband Lousy Seen Show]
Topic:
- As an actor, there's a bit of you that's decided you want to be looked at and watched, but there's a paradoxical bit that wants to run away.
[ Actor Away Bit Decided Looked Paradoxical Run Want Wants Watched]
Topic:
- I don't feel particularly comfortable about actors using whatever power they may have to push their beliefs, unless they're extremely well informed.
[ Actors Beliefs Comfortable Extremely Feel Informed May Particularly Power Push Their Unless Using Well Whatever]
Topic:
- Pork was in 1971, and I stopped hanging out at The Factory by like 1973.
[ Factory Hanging Out Pork Stopped]
Topic:
- You know, I always got offered other stuff. Not the romantic leads, obviously. But very often it's a role that's underwritten, where the character has no personality at all. And they need a character actor who can fill it in.
[ Actor Always Character Fill Got Know Leads Need Obviously Offered Often Other Personality Role Romantic Stuff Very Where]
Topic:
- I might have a guitar or a piano on set to play something for the actors.
[ Actors Guitar Might Piano Play Set Something]
Topic:
- In discussing the process with the actors, I made it clear to them that they could improvise but that the sum total of their improvisation needed to impart certain plot points, and schematic material.
[ Actors Certain Clear Could Discussing Impart Improvisation Improvise Made Material Needed Plot Points Process Schematic Sum Their Them Total]
Topic:
- It's difficult working with very rich actors, because inevitably they become a little spoilt, and the managers and agents tend to control things more than is healthy.
[ Actors Agents Because Become Control Difficult Healthy Inevitably Little Managers More Rich Tend Than Things Very Working]
Topic:
- When I left Barcelona, staying in Spain was an important factor in my decision to join Madrid. I did not have to change country or learn a new language, adopt a different sort of lifestyle, and so on.
[ Adopt Barcelona Change Country Decision Did Different Factor Important Join Language Learn Left Lifestyle Madrid New Sort Spain Staying]
Topic:
- If I was going to be broke I decided I might as well be with actors as anyone else. They were cheerful idiots and seemed to take it better.
[ Actors Anyone Better Broke Cheerful Decided Else Going Idiots Might Seemed Take Well Were]
Topic:
- As actors, the thing we have to fight, more than even the business part of making movies, is boredom.
[ Actors Boredom Business Even Fight Making More Movies Part Than Thing]
Topic:
- I can walk through the front door of any factory and out the back and tell you if it's making money or not. I can just tell by the way it's being run and by the spirit of the workers.
[ Any Back Being Door Factory Front Just Making Money Out Run Spirit Tell Through Walk Way Workers]
Topic:
- I do think I'm a character actor.
[ Actor Character Think]
Topic:
- Most actors will tell you they have some sort of dream of doing something other than what they're doing.
[ Actors Doing Dream Most Other Some Something Sort Tell Than Will]
Topic:
- You know, whatever happens between the two of us that's created when we come together as actors is not something I think we can explain.
[ Actors Between Come Created Explain Happens Know Something Think Together Two Us Whatever]
Topic:
- I knew from the time I could walk that I wanted to be an actor.
[ Actor Could Knew Time Walk Wanted]
Topic:
- It was great as an actor to be given the story line I was given but I didn't expect Craig to stay so it was a lovely twist when I found out they'd decided to keep him.
[ Actor Craig Decided Expect Found Given Great Him Keep Line Lovely Out Stay Story Twist]
Topic:
- People in very high places suddenly fall, and we are always surprised because we don't factor in the basic element that they're humans and, therefore, they are flawed and have weaknesses.
[ Always Basic Because Element Factor Fall Flawed High Humans Places Suddenly Surprised Therefore Very Weaknesses]
Topic:
- The best part is it's a dream come true. I've always wanted to be a working actor, and the good part of it... it's all good! I work long hours, but it's amazing. They pay me. That's amazing! I get to kiss Keri Russell, and that ain't too bad.
[ Actor Always Amazing Bad Best Come Dream Get Good Hours Kiss Long Part Pay Russell Too True Wanted Work Working]
Topic:
- I must have had faith that day. When I went out, I was Henry Fonda again. An unemployed actor but a man.
[ Actor Again Day Faith Fonda Had Henry Man Must Out Unemployed Went]
Topic:
- If I have enough ego to say I'm a writer, a director, a producer, and an actor, I should have the energy and the knowledge to write a scene for this great actor named Henry Fonda and direct him in it and have it work.
[ Actor Direct Director Ego Energy Enough Fonda Great Henry Him Knowledge Named Producer Say Scene Should Work Write Writer]
Topic:
- One reason we lasted so long is that we usually played two people who were very much in love. As we were realistic actors, we became those two people. So we had a divertissement: I had an affair with him, and he with me.
[ Actors Affair Became Had Him Lasted Long Love Much Played Realistic Reason Those Two Usually Very Were]
Topic:
- An actor should be ready to play any role within reason. For example, I think the most ridiculous thing for me to do would be to try and play Shakespeare.
[ Actor Any Example Most Play Ready Reason Ridiculous Role Shakespeare Should Thing Think Try Within Would]
Topic:
- An actor would be foolish to do something that might hold up the picture, or more importantly incapacitate him. If an actor does do a stunt he needs to make sure a stunt man stands by to see that it's done correctly.
[ Actor Correctly Does Done Foolish Him Hold Importantly Make Man Might More Needs Picture See Something Stands Stunt Sure Up Would]
Topic:
- I don't know how it is now but the assistant stage manager had to understudy several parts. You had to be ready to go on at any time if the actor couldn't make it to the play. I didn't think anything of it.
[ Actor Any Anything Assistant Go Had How Know Make Manager Now Parts Play Ready Several Stage Think Time]
Topic:
- I suddenly realized that the fellow who didn't show up was getting about fifty-times more money than I was getting. So I thought, 'this is silly,' and became an actor. I certainly never thought I'd wind up in motion pictures. That was far beyond anything I'd ever dreamed of.
[ Actor Anything Became Beyond Certainly Dreamed Ever Far Fellow Getting Money More Motion Never Pictures Realized Show Silly Suddenly Than Thought Up Wind]
Topic:
- All my friends were going off to be professionals, and I said I wanted to be an actor.
[ Actor Friends Going Off Professionals Said Wanted Were]
Topic:
- My goal was just to work regularly. I didn't ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor.
[ Actor Character Ever Expect Famous Goal Just Regularly Rich Wanted Work Working]
Topic:
- Some actors couldn't figure out how to withstand the constant rejection. They couldn't see the light at the end of the tunnel.
[ Actors Constant End Figure How Light Out Rejection See Some Tunnel Withstand]
Topic:
- The actor's popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow.
[ Actor Applauded Evanescent Forgotten Popularity Today Tomorrow]
Topic:
- What I observed about my fellow actors was that most gave up very easily.
[ Actors Easily Fellow Gave Most Observed Up Very]
Topic:
- When I first started out, I was a bad actor.
[ Actor Bad First Out Started]
Topic:
- It is easier to get an actor to be a cowboy than to get a cowboy to be an actor.
[ Actor Cowboy Easier Get Than]
Topic:
- We have the Terminator as governor, and we had an actor as president, so why shouldn't we have a fashion designer as a senator?
[ Actor Designer Fashion Governor Had President Senator Terminator Why]
Topic:
- All the dialogue on tape, and we'd play the tape in performance. Then I thought it'd be interesting if the actor's repeated what they heard on the tape, but at a slower speed, so we'd get a web of language.
[ Actor Dialogue Get Heard Interesting Language Performance Play Repeated Slower Speed Tape Then Thought Web]
Topic:
- As I told you, from the time I was fifteen, I thought the theater was too much involved with actors trying to make the audience love them, being over emotional.
[ Actors Audience Being Emotional Fifteen Involved Love Make Much Over Theater Them Thought Time Told Too Trying]
Topic:
- I acted in junior high in the junior high school group, and then when I got into senior high I was, you know, the main actor of the senior high school.
[ Acted Actor Got Group High Into Junior Know Main School Senior Then]
Topic:
- Now, when I started my theater, the modus operandi was having the actors stare right into the audience.
[ Actors Audience Having Into Now Right Stare Started Theater]
Topic:
- I look at smoking as a crutch, and as an actor I would like strip away as many crutches as possible.
[ Actor Away Crutch Crutches Look Many Possible Smoking Strip Would]
Topic:
- I'd made these experimental films but I thought the major chore of a filmmaker was to relate to actors.
[ Actors Chore Experimental Filmmaker Films Made Major Relate These Thought]
Topic:
- I figure there are a few actors like Marlon Brando, George C. Scott and Laurence Olivier who have been touched by the hand of God. I'm in the next bunch.
[ Actors Been Brando Bunch Few Figure George God Hand Laurence Marlon Next Olivier Scott Touched]
Topic:
- Part of my strength as an actor comes from what I've learned all these years: when you play a villain, you try to get the light touches; when you play a hero, you try to get in some of the warts.
[ Actor Comes Get Hero Learned Light Part Play Some Strength These Touches Try Villain Warts Years]
Topic:
- When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes. We get paid to feign attraction and love. Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone, touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner. It's really kind of gross.
[ Actors Anyone Attraction Doing Feign Get Gross Kind Kissing Love Monogamous Never Normal Other Paid Partner Paying Really Relationship Someone Their Things Think Touching Us Watch Would]
Topic:
- I'm kind of private and I keep things inside a lot, but it's been so wonderful to realize that people care about you in a very deep way and that there is some bond between an actor and his audience. I don't even know how to describe that feeling.
[ Actor Audience Been Between Bond Care Deep Describe Even Feeling His How Inside Keep Kind Know Lot Private Realize Some Things Very Way Wonderful]
Topic:
- That's the great thing about a tractor. You can't really hear the phone ring.
[ Great Hear Phone Really Ring Thing Tractor]
Topic:
- I think Star Trek has been very double-edged for all of us - as actors, writers, directors.
[ Actors Been Directors Double-Edged Star Think Trek Us Very Writers]
Topic:
- I think, frankly, that I'm a better director than I was an actor.
[ Actor Better Director Frankly Than Think]
Topic:
- Writing a novel is not merely going on a shopping expedition across the border to an unreal land: it is hours and years spent in the factories, the streets, the cathedrals of the imagination.
[ Across Border Cathedrals Expedition Factories Going Hours Imagination Land Merely Novel Shopping Spent Streets Unreal Writing Years]
Topic:
- A lot of the people in San Francisco think of themselves as healers - not just as people delivering this base service, but giving their clients spiritual help. It's almost like being an actor, playing a different part for each trick.
[ Actor Almost Base Being Clients Delivering Different Each Francisco Giving Healers Help Just Lot Part Playing San Service Spiritual Their Themselves Think Trick]
Topic:
- I look at actors very closely. It's not an accident when the actors excel.
[ Accident Actors Closely Excel Look Very]
Topic:
- I think all great actors - and I don't classify myself as one of them, incidentally - but I think all great actors listen well and I've learned that from a lot of the very good actors with whom I've worked - to really listen to what people say.
[ Actors Classify Good Great Incidentally Learned Listen Lot Myself Really Say Them Think Very Well Whom Worked]
Topic:
- I think that you can't make a movie without a script. But you also can't make movies without actors. You also can't make movies without technicians. And there has to be just one person in charge of everybody, and to me that one person is the director.
[ Actors Also Charge Director Everybody Just Make Movie Movies Person Script Technicians Think Without]
Topic:
- If you cast the picture correctly, you have a whole lot of leeway. You can make mistakes in other aspects but pull it off with the right actors.
[ Actors Aspects Cast Correctly Leeway Lot Make Mistakes Off Other Picture Pull Right Whole]
Topic:
- One of the first lessons you learn as an actor is to listen.
[ Actor First Learn Lessons Listen]
Topic:
- I'll miss the relationships I have built with these actors. I'll miss the devotion we have to this work. Over this length of time, the tendency is to think it will never end.
[ Actors Built Devotion End Length Miss Never Over Relationships Tendency These Think Time Will Work]
Topic:
- I'm not one of these actors who feels a pressing need to direct, and I have no plans to do it.
[ Actors Direct Feels Need Plans Pressing These]
Topic:
- As sophisticated as the technology gets, the less sophisticated you have to become as an actor.
[ Actor Become Gets Less Sophisticated Technology]
Topic:
- When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you throw punches at cartoon characters, they are not there, so you can swing through. It looks like you really decked them.
[ Actors Cartoon Characters Looks Pull Pulled Punches Really Stop Swing Them Through Throw]
Topic:
- With Alexander's cancer, I was definitely brought to my knees for the first time because of the fear factor.
[ Alexander Because Brought Cancer Definitely Factor Fear First Knees Time]
Topic:
- And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in.
[ Actor Become Go Going Remain See Star Story]
Topic:
- I do know there are a lot of people who seem to be in my corner, and that's, of course, wonderful. I'm really more interested in the nomination than in the award, because I think the nomination just puts you within a group of outstanding actors.
[ Actors Award Because Corner Course Group Interested Just Know Lot More Nomination Outstanding Puts Really Seem Than Think Within Wonderful]
Topic:
- I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in.
[ Acting Actor Back Become Between Came Character Conclusion Difference Go Going Major Mind Really Remain Roles See Somewhere Star Stardom Story]
Topic:
- It's what I learn from the great actors that I work with. Stillness. That's all and that's the hardest thing.
[ Actors Great Hardest Learn Stillness Thing Work]
Topic:
- Once you've gotten the job, there's nothing to it. If you're an actor, you're an actor. Doing it is not the hard part. The hard part is getting to do it.
[ Actor Doing Getting Gotten Hard Job Nothing Once Part]
Topic:
- The reason actors, artists, writers have agents is because we'll do it for nothing. That's a basic fact - you gotta do it.
[ Actors Agents Artists Basic Because Fact Gotta Nothing Reason Writers]
Topic:
- The first work of the director is to set a mood so that the actor's work can take place, so that the actor can create. And in order to do that, you have to communicate, communicate with the actors. And direction is about communication on all levels.
[ Actor Actors Communicate Communication Create Direction Director First Levels Mood Order Place Set Take Work]
Topic:
- It's really important to draw the line on what we do as actors.
[ Actors Draw Important Line Really]
Topic:
- You can see when an actor gets bored: Their eyes go dead. I promised myself I'd never let that happen. If it does, I'll go and live on a desert island for a year.
[ Actor Bored Dead Desert Does Eyes Gets Go Happen Island Live Myself Never Promised See Their Year]
Topic:
- Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.
[ Answer Existence Human Love Only Problem Sane Satisfactory]
Topic:
- Having been an actor and a writer for so long - 20 years or so - I felt that it would be daft to go to one's grave without having directed. It's a natural extension of writing and acting, and so I knew it would happen one day.
[ Acting Actor Been Daft Day Directed Extension Felt Go Grave Happen Having Knew Long Natural Without Would Writer Writing Years]
Topic:
- No, I love the idea that someone changes. As an actor it's always the thing that you look for. He is someone who starts off bright, cheerful and confident and then has everything taken away from him. It's a wonderful journey to take.
[ Actor Always Away Bright Changes Cheerful Confident Everything Him Idea Journey Look Love Off Someone Starts Take Taken Then Thing Wonderful]
Topic:
- And $18 million in three Japanese banks, completely false. That I have two factories in Panama, also completely false. This is part of the counter campaign of some people.
[ Also Banks Campaign Completely Counter Factories False Japanese Million Panama Part Some Three Two]
Topic:
- The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources: capital deepening and total factor productivity growth, or TFP growth.
[ Basis Capita Capital Comes Deepening Economic Factor Growth Mainly Per Productivity Sources Standard Tells Theory Total Two Us]
Topic:
- I became active in politics because I saw the possibility, if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on.
[ Act Active Actors Any Back Became Because Did Longer Nothing Politics Possibility Sat Saw Stages Which World Would]
Topic:
- The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifestation of our culture.
[ Commencement Culture Manifestation Our Satisfactory Speech Think Wholly]
Topic:
- Every part I play is just a variant of my own personality. No real character actor, of course, just me.
[ Actor Character Course Every Just Own Part Personality Play Real Variant]
Topic:
- I am a theatre actor, but the last ten years I've taken parts in movies because it keeps me in money.
[ Actor Am Because Keeps Last Money Movies Parts Taken Ten Theatre Years]
Topic:
- I'm an actor... I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don't ask a truck driver about his job.
[ Actor Ask Driver Go His Home Interested Job Truck Why]
Topic:
- My block was due to two overlapping factors: laziness and lack of discipline.
[ Block Discipline Due Factors Lack Laziness Overlapping Two]
Topic:
- The civil service can never be placed on a satisfactory basis until it is regulated by law.
[ Basis Civil Law Never Placed Regulated Satisfactory Service Until]
Topic:
- A totally healthy actor is a paradox.
[ Actor Healthy Paradox Totally]
Topic:
- Acting is not that far from mental disease: An actor works on splitting his character into others. It is like a kind of schizophrenia.
[ Acting Actor Character Disease Far His Into Kind Mental Others Schizophrenia Splitting Works]
Topic:
- If Poindexter made a comment to me like that, it would have been in the context of once the authorized program is approved there would be no point in having any of these private benefactors any longer.
[ Any Approved Authorized Been Benefactors Comment Context Having Longer Made Once Point Private Program These Would]
Topic:
- The problem of distinguishing prime numbers from composite numbers and of resolving the latter into their prime factors is known to be one of the most important and useful in arithmetic.
[ Arithmetic Composite Distinguishing Factors Important Into Known Latter Most Numbers Prime Problem Resolving Their Useful]
Topic:
- So many singers want to act, and so many actors try to sing.
[ Act Actors Many Sing Singers Try Want]
Topic:
- Although this crisis in some ways started in the United States, it is a global crisis. We bear a substantial share of the responsibility for what has happened, but factors that made the crisis so acute and so difficult to contain lie in a broader set of global forces that built up in the years before the start of our current troubles.
[ Acute Although Bear Before Broader Built Contain Crisis Current Difficult Factors Forces Global Happened Lie Made Our Responsibility Set Share Some Start Started States Substantial Troubles United Up Ways Years]
Topic:
- Being an actor gives you a chance to play all kinds of roles, very moving and dramatic on one project, silly and girlish on another. That's the most interesting thing out this business, you get to keep reinventing yourself.
[ Actor Another Being Business Chance Dramatic Get Girlish Gives Interesting Keep Kinds Most Moving Out Play Project Reinventing Roles Silly Thing Very Yourself]
Topic:
- I also want the chance to work with some of the best actors in the business, because that's where you can learn so much by just being on a set and getting a feel for how they approach their role and how they work with you.
[ Actors Also Approach Because Being Best Business Chance Feel Getting How Just Learn Much Role Set Some Their Want Where Work]
Topic:
- An actor is a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, he ain't listening.
[ Actor Guy Him Listening Talking]
Topic:
- Certainly there have been better actors than me who have had no careers. Why? I don't know.
[ Actors Been Better Careers Certainly Had Know Than Why]
Topic:
- I do think that good actors can do any part. It doesn't mean that they are the best ones to do it.
[ Actors Any Best Good Mean Ones Part Think]
Topic:
- There's really one character for every actor. The voyage is to find that one character.
[ Actor Character Every Find Really Voyage]
Topic:
- When you work as an actor, you've got to feel safe even in what appears to be the simplest things.
[ Actor Appears Even Feel Got Safe Simplest Things Work]
Topic:
- A lot of my friends are struggling musicians. Being a struggling actor, it's just frustrating because you're not allowed to do what you want to do.
[ Actor Allowed Because Being Friends Frustrating Just Lot Musicians Struggling Want]
Topic:
- It'd be disingenuous to say I don't like attention - I'm an actor for God's sake - and it's flattering and all, but attention was never my big goal. I just like to work and have a good time.
[ Actor Attention Big Disingenuous Flattering Goal God Good Just Never Sake Say Time Work]
Topic:
- It's very questionable, and we will pursue every factor, every element, every second of the timeline, of the final hours of Maurice's life. We will pursue that relentlessly. That will be our quest from now on.
[ Element Every Factor Final Hours Life Maurice Now Our Pursue Quest Questionable Relentlessly Second Timeline Very Will]
Topic:
- We will pursue every factor, every element, every second of the timeline, of the final hours of Maurice's life. We will pursue that relentlessly. That will be our quest from now on.
[ Element Every Factor Final Hours Life Maurice Now Our Pursue Quest Relentlessly Second Timeline Will]
Topic:
- A lot of times black actors get stuck in a box. They're up against a lot of limitations for the kind of films that they get approached about. It's easy to get stuck in a box and just be approached about nothing but urban films.
[ Actors Against Approached Black Box Easy Films Get Just Kind Limitations Lot Nothing Stuck Times Up Urban]
Topic:
- I feel like there is just as much violent programming in other countries and there is not the same incidence of factors. I think there are other factors contributing to violence in this country and not the media.
[ Contributing Countries Country Factors Feel Incidence Just Media Much Other Programming Same Think Violence Violent]
Topic:
- I'd just love to have an audience and it's the most fun in the world to get a new script every week and have the audience come in, and work with those actors.
[ Actors Audience Come Every Fun Get Just Love Most New Script Those Week Work World]
Topic:
- Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor.
[ Actor Become Brother Cast Christmas Crew Decided Get Had Jealous Old Presents Show Sister Started Their These Time Would Yeah Years]
Topic:
- The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.
[ Certainly Could Economic Enables Factors Horses House Labor Men More Otherwise Produce Society Than Way Wealth Women]
Topic:
- It's important to do research. I do that in every play, every actor does.
[ Actor Does Every Important Play Research]
Topic:
- This particular film highlights Ben and Owen's strengths which is that they are great comedic actors with tremendous chemistry and they do a really good job.
[ Actors Ben Chemistry Comedic Film Good Great Highlights Job Owen Particular Really Strengths Tremendous Which]
Topic:
- I never thought about being an actor.
[ Actor Being Never Thought]
Topic:
- Some of these things I saw in foreign films - African films, Cuban films - long before I decided to really go on this course as an actor. I started to think about what values I saw in those films that I wanted to bring to my projects.
[ Actor African Before Bring Course Cuban Decided Films Foreign Go Long Projects Really Saw Some Started These Things Think Those Values Wanted]
Topic:
- An artist can go paint, and a writer can go write, but an actor needs to get hired, needs somebody to say, 'Here, come and do this,' That's the hard part.
[ Actor Artist Come Get Go Hard Here Hired Needs Paint Part Say Somebody Write Writer]
Topic:
- I graduated from high school in '62 and I didn't know any people who were gay. I'm sure there were people, but I didn't know any. For years and years, I guess, I was very uptight about being a gay actor. I thought it would make me less hirable.
[ Actor Any Being Gay Graduated Guess High Know Less Make School Sure Thought Uptight Very Were Would Years]
Topic:
- In open range fires it is about picking a spot and hoping it is the right location. At the head of the fire you have to worry about wind and humidity and a number of other factors.
[ Factors Fire Fires Head Hoping Humidity Location Number Open Other Picking Range Right Spot Wind Worry]
Topic:
- There are parts of me that I keep secret even from myself. I have demons and I'd love to be able to healthily look at the demons and still be a wonderful actor and not feel I need them to create.
[ Able Actor Create Demons Even Feel Keep Look Love Myself Need Parts Secret Still Them Wonderful]
Topic:
- I couldn't have left my career as an actor on a better note than to have done a cameo in the Lost In Space movie. Doing this part is the highlight of my career. What a way to leave the profession!
[ Actor Better Cameo Career Doing Done Highlight Leave Left Lost Movie Note Part Profession Space Than Way]
Topic:
- I was supposed to have a relationship with Judy, but that never happened. Actors in series didn't have the control that they have today over their jobs.
[ Actors Control Happened Jobs Judy Never Over Relationship Series Supposed Their Today]
Topic:
- These are extremely talented actors who are all putting their talents into the Lost in Space movie.
[ Actors Extremely Into Lost Movie Putting Space Talented Talents Their These]
Topic:
- And it turns out that tribes, not money, not factories, that can change our world, that can change politics, that can align large numbers of people. Not because you force them to do something against their will. But because they wanted to connect.
[ Against Align Because Change Connect Factories Force Large Money Numbers Our Out Politics Something Their Them Tribes Turns Wanted Will World]
Topic:
- What I loathe is the multi-national conglomerates who must take responsibility for the degradation and pollution of so much of our landscape with their factory farming and greed.
[ Degradation Factory Farming Greed Landscape Loathe Much Must Our Pollution Responsibility Take Their]
Topic:
- Any actor will tell you, anybody in the public eye, that the tabloids are the worst kind of ramification of being a celebrity.
[ Actor Any Anybody Being Celebrity Eye Kind Public Tabloids Tell Will Worst]
Topic:
- An actress can only play a woman. I'm an actor, I can play anything.
[ Actor Actress Anything Only Play Woman]
Topic:
- You know, be an actor because you love to act. Don't be an actor because you think you're going to get famous, because that's luck.
[ Act Actor Because Famous Get Going Know Love Luck Think]
Topic:
- I've turned my guest house into this little studio, and we have actors come over and do readings.
[ Actors Come Guest House Into Little Over Readings Studio Turned]
Topic:
- I view the whole thing as a collaboration. As an actor, I always found that to be the most freeing thing, when the director would collaborate with you, so that together you'd come up with something exponentially better.
[ Actor Always Better Collaborate Collaboration Come Director Exponentially Found Freeing Most Something Thing Together Up View Whole Would]
Topic:
- I want to keep doing different things. I'd like to do a more personal, dramatic movie next, I think. But as long as it's about characters and good writing and good parts for actors, that's what's important.
[ Actors Characters Different Doing Dramatic Good Important Keep Long More Movie Next Parts Personal Things Think Want Writing]
Topic:
- Jonathan Lynn is one of the last actors Orsen Welles used in a production. It was wonderful. He's very sharp, very sharp. It's funny I've been asked how weird it was to have a Brit do a church gospel movie.
[ Actors Asked Been Church Funny Gospel How Jonathan Last Lynn Movie Production Sharp Used Very Weird Welles Wonderful]
Topic:
- There are roles I want that my agency might not want me to do because of the subject matter or whatever. Or there are roles that people won't bring to me because they don't think I'll do it. And that is a big strain because an actor wants to act.
[ Act Actor Agency Because Big Bring Matter Might Roles Strain Subject Think Want Wants Whatever Won]
Topic:
- I will not do work that isn't done well or right. Stuff happens - things break, contractors don't come through - but I don't want to be responsible for not doing something correctly.
[ Break Come Contractors Correctly Doing Done Happens Responsible Right Something Stuff Things Through Want Well Will Work]
Topic:
- I had admired Richard Burton for years and years before I had ever worked with him. He was a great, great actor. It was a joy to get to know him as a person.
[ Actor Admired Before Burton Ever Get Great Had Him Joy Know Person Richard Worked Years]
Topic:
- I think anybody who has been in the theater, prefers it. Television is a... factory. You turn out things on a revolving assembly line. You don't have time to perfect anything in television.
[ Anybody Anything Assembly Been Factory Line Out Perfect Prefers Revolving Television Theater Things Think Time Turn]
Topic:
- Actors didn't use to be celebrities. A hundred years ago, they put the theaters next to the brothels.
[ Actors Ago Brothels Celebrities Hundred Next Put Theaters Use Years]
Topic:
- To me, a sex scene in a movie generally means a gratuitous scene that doesn't serve the story but gives a kind of excuse - we've got these two actors, we want to see them naked, so let's bring in the music and the soft light.
[ Actors Bring Excuse Generally Gives Got Gratuitous Kind Light Means Movie Music Naked Scene See Serve Sex Soft Story Them These Two Want]
Topic:
- I don't think you can discriminate against budgets, you know? I'm an actor, I guess, so I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can. If there's a character I think I can play, and they're going to let me do it, I'll do it whether it's $10 or $1 million or more.
[ Actor Against Budgets Character Characters Discriminate Going Guess Just Know Many Million More Play Think Trying Whether]
Topic:
- You know, at 35 or at 38 or 40 you really start to see what your body could look like if you just don't do anything all winter long. So that's another motivating factor, our vanity.
[ Another Anything Body Could Factor Just Know Long Look Motivating Our Really See Start Vanity Winter Your]
Topic:
- Actors are not all there when it comes to things like relationships. The thing about us is we still greatly enjoy each other. If it weren't for her support it would be hard for me to do what I am doing now.
[ Actors Am Comes Doing Each Enjoy Greatly Hard Her Now Other Relationships Still Support Thing Things Us Weren Would]
Topic:
- That may be a factor because we are the older show; we have been on the air for a while. Is it our day? Is it time to hang it up? But it seems that the show still continues, and we still enjoy being here. And that's a very important element.
[ Air Because Been Being Continues Day Element Enjoy Factor Hang Here Important May Older Our Seems Show Still Time Up Very While]
Topic:
- There is a lot of things to weigh up when a transfer happens, and money is a big factor.
[ Big Factor Happens Lot Money Things Transfer Up Weigh]
Topic:
- This will result in wells that will make a substantial improvement in the recovery factor just because they are absolutely in the proper place within the reservoir for the purposes of drainage.
[ Absolutely Because Drainage Factor Improvement Just Make Place Proper Purposes Recovery Reservoir Result Substantial Wells Will Within]
Topic:
- For a country is not merely a piece of earth; it is, above all, a compendium of social, cultural, and historical factors which begin to acquire sense and order through the process of writing.
[ Above Acquire Begin Country Cultural Earth Factors Historical Merely Order Piece Process Sense Social Through Which Writing]
Topic:
- As far as my dreams go, all I want to do is be a working actor, and I happily achieved that.
[ Achieved Actor Dreams Far Go Happily Want Working]
Topic:
- Growing up an only child with a single parent is probably why I'm an actor.
[ Actor Child Growing Only Parent Probably Single Up Why]
Topic:
- I definitely wanted to be an actor. I didn't want to be on TV, I didn't want to be famous, I didn't want to be anyone in particular; I just wanted to do it. I see young people now who look at magazines, or American Idol and their goal is to have that lifestyle - to have good handbags, or go out with cute guys from shows, or whatever. But I definitely wanted to be an actor.
[ Actor American Anyone Cute Definitely Famous Go Goal Good Guys Handbags Idol Just Lifestyle Look Magazines Now Out Particular See Shows Their Tv Want Wanted Whatever Young]
Topic:
- I became an actor, and because I had success as an actor, I became famous. I was acting for quite a while before I got famous; television made me famous. I guess that it's television that is responsible for everybody's desire to be famous.
[ Acting Actor Became Because Before Desire Everybody Famous Got Guess Had Made Quite Responsible Success Television