Quotations that match 'actor'.

Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other. Daniel Okrent
[ Assertions Commenting Department Despite Each Enemies Hired News Nothing Opinion Other Pages Rabid Really Times Two Want]
But actors at a certain point take the best of what's available to them. Kelly Lynch
[ Actors Available Best Certain Point Take Them]
As actors, we went where we wanted to, and the camera followed us: it was like having another person in the room. There was no formal structure to the process. It was very liberating. Emily Watson
[ Actors Another Camera Followed Formal Having Liberating Person Process Room Structure Us Very Wanted Went Where]
I'm not that complicated as an actor. I have a formula in which I work, yeah. But not like Sean Penn does. Sean is one of the few actors I know who can work like that, actually becoming the character he is playing, and get consistent results. I don't believe you can ever be someone else. You manifest different levels of your own personality to come up with a character. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Actor Actors Actually Becoming Believe Character Come Complicated Consistent Different Does Else Ever Few Formula Get Know Levels Manifest Own Penn Personality Playing Results Sean Someone Up Which Work Yeah Your]
Most child actors go through that. Unless you can transition into an adult star, your career is over. Morgan Brittany
[ Actors Adult Career Child Go Into Most Over Star Through Transition Unless Your]
And I have been able to establish this sort of decent reputation as being a decent character actor. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Able Actor Been Being Character Decent Establish Reputation Sort]
Sometimes the odds are against you-the director doesn't know what the hell he's doing, or something falls apart in the production, or you're working with an actor who's just unbearable. Jessica Lange
[ Actor Against Apart Director Doing Falls Hell Just Know Odds Production Something Sometimes Unbearable Working]
I was appalled at the amount of study necessary in order to qualify in medicine, and gradually my desire was blunted by a keener - and secret - wish to become an actor. Conrad Veidt
[ Actor Amount Appalled Become Blunted Desire Gradually Keener Medicine Necessary Order Qualify Secret Study Wish]
If there's anything I'd hate as a son-in-law, it's an actor; and if there's anything I think I'd hate worse than an actor as a son-in-law, it's an English actor. Joseph P. Kennedy
[ Actor Anything English Hate Than Think Worse]
As an actor, you may do things that aren't politically correct. Unless you're an actor who only does things for political reasons. I believe if we don't do the good, bad, and the ugly, we're not going to progress. Rosie Perez
[ Actor Bad Believe Correct Does Going Good May Only Political Politically Progress Reasons Things Ugly Unless]
I feel my job as an actor is to explore all sides of humanity. Kyra Sedgwick
[ Actor Explore Feel Humanity Job Sides]
Ross Hunter was my assistant on Take Me to Town, He was a young man, an actor before that, and learned a lot on the picture. During shooting, Goldstein left, and Ross was most pleasant. He never interfered. Douglas Sirk
[ Actor Assistant Before During Hunter Interfered Learned Left Lot Man Most Never Picture Pleasant Ross Shooting Take Town Young]
So many singers want to act, and so many actors try to sing. Crystal Gayle
[ Act Actors Many Sing Singers Try Want]
A lot of male actors are method actors and they become the characters which they both were. Izabella Scorupco
[ Actors Become Both Characters Lot Male Method Were Which]
I'm a Method actor. I spent years training for the drinking and carousing I had to do in this film. George Clooney
[ Actor Drinking Film Had Method Spent Training Years]
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. Alec Baldwin
[ Actor Anymore Career Certainly Face Facts Get Good-Looking High Make Medium Minute Out Premium Put Rely Trouble Very Visual Yourself]
I've been around where I knew other actors were going to steal the scene, and I don't compete with them. Kevin Costner
[ Actors Around Been Compete Going Knew Other Scene Steal Them Were Where]
For me, a play is a form of writing which isn't complete until it is interpreted by actors. But it's still a form of writing. And so most of my time is spent thinking about how to write a sentence. Wallace Shawn
[ Actors Complete Form How Interpreted Most Play Sentence Spent Still Thinking Time Until Which Write Writing]
Although Patterson Beams was not my first plug-in, I knew from the beginning that I would write it, because the single biggest time consuming factor for me was editing each beam manually. Robert Patterson
[ Although Beam Beams Because Beginning Biggest Consuming Each Editing Factor First Knew Patterson Single Time Would Write]
One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors. Cyril Cusack
[ Actors Brilliance Generosity Heightened Often Other Performance]
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. Dabney Coleman
[ Actor Almost Character Could Fact Important Pigeon Things Would]
Because I'm now successful, what I'm being offered as an actor is more and more of the same. Jeremy Irons
[ Actor Because Being More Now Offered Same Successful]
We have never succeeded in slowing down our nuclear fusion reactors. Wilson Greatbatch
[ Down Fusion Never Nuclear Our Reactors Slowing Succeeded]
Samuel L. Jackson is one of the best actors there is. Joel Siegel
[ Actors Best Jackson Samuel]
It was the fashion of the time, still is, to feel that all actors are neurotic, or they would not be actors. Gene Tierney
[ Actors Fashion Feel Neurotic Still Time Would]
I like doing them and they're ridiculous and the actors can improvise a lot, and they don't have to be really realistic characters that hit a very specific tone as in a feature film. They're really fun, I want to make more of them definitely. Jim Jarmusch
[ Actors Characters Definitely Doing Feature Film Fun Hit Improvise Lot Make More Realistic Really Ridiculous Specific Them Tone Very Want]
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. Uwe Boll
[ Actors Another Coming Get Getting Know Late Offer Price Their Then These Way]
I try not to have high expectations of people because it just sets you up for disappointment, but it's great to work with actors who are that talented and accomplished. Famke Janssen
[ Accomplished Actors Because Disappointment Expectations Great High Just Sets Talented Try Up Work]
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. Ellen DeGeneres
[ Been Coming Factory Found Gloves Good Had Home How Kid Kindergarten Know Later Make Out Ten Told Well Working Years]
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. John Frankenheimer
[ Actors Aspects Cast Correctly Leeway Lot Make Mistakes Off Other Picture Pull Right Whole]
I'm a ballplayer, not an actor. Joe DiMaggio
[ Actor Ballplayer]
The joy we get as actors is out of transforming ourselves into something that's not necessarily anything true to ourselves. And it's a power - not being yourself, and being in the role; it's just like another prop. Reese Witherspoon
[ Actors Another Anything Being Get Into Joy Just Necessarily Ourselves Out Power Prop Role Something Transforming True Yourself]
I love to sing and I do think that my strength as a singer is... I think I have a voice that is certainly sufficient under most any circumstances... but I think my strength is that I really am an actor and I really do have to own what I am saying. Gregory Harrison
[ Actor Am Any Certainly Circumstances Love Most Own Really Saying Sing Singer Strength Sufficient Think Under Voice]
The part an actor played on stage was once written on a separate roll of paper. Talcott Parsons
[ Actor Once Paper Part Played Roll Separate Stage Written]
I trained as a theater actor and you had a bare stage and you had to pretend, one prop and you are in the middle of 8th Ave. and traffic is just going by. Benicio Del Toro
[ Actor Bare Going Had Just Middle Pretend Prop Stage Theater Traffic Trained]
A lot of actors don't like to see how they've done every day. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actors Day Done Every How Lot See]
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. Judy Collins
[ Always Attention Determines Factors Hear Just Many Marketing Matter Music Occurring Other Songs These Whether Will]
If you compare me to an actor, I'm probably one of the best boxers in the profession. But if you compare me as a boxer, I'm probably one of the best actors. Olivier Martinez
[ Actor Actors Best Boxer Boxers Compare Probably Profession]
I started off on stage because it was the only work I could get. I haven't been back for 11 years. I think any stage experience is good experience, as far as being an actor is concerned. Tim Roth
[ Actor Any Back Because Been Being Concerned Could Experience Far Get Good Haven Off Only Stage Started Think Work Years]
I've seen many actors go awry by making the wrong choices early on. Rose McGowan
[ Actors Awry Choices Early Go Making Many Seen Wrong]
The actor's popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow. Harrison Ford
[ Actor Applauded Evanescent Forgotten Popularity Today Tomorrow]
Film actors reach a certain level, but they don't get beyond it unless they work in the theater. Shirley Knight
[ Actors Beyond Certain Film Get Level Reach Theater Unless Work]
I provide the bricks and mortar with the words and situations - the director and the actors and the designers build the house. Eric Bogosian
[ Actors Bricks Build Designers Director House Mortar Provide Situations Words]
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. Fay Godwin
[ Degradation Factory Farming Greed Landscape Loathe Much Must Our Pollution Responsibility Take Their]
A writer can write in an attic, or on top of a bus. Or with a sharp stick in some wet cement. To act, an actor has to have words. A stage. a camera turning. Paul Muni
[ Act Actor Attic Bus Camera Cement Sharp Some Stage Stick Top Turning Wet Words Write Writer]
My opposition to the Vietnam War. I was the first Hollywood actor to speak out against it. Robert Vaughn
[ Actor Against First Hollywood Opposition Out Speak Vietnam War]
A brick layer, lays bricks... I'm an Actor, that's what I do. Michael Chiklis
[ Actor Brick Bricks Layer Lays]
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. Barry Gibb
[ Element Every Factor Final Hours Life Maurice Now Our Pursue Quest Questionable Relentlessly Second Timeline Very Will]
I'm involved with Recording Artists and Actors Against Drunk Driving. I'm also involved with most children's causes, because children can't help the environment they're in. Judd Nelson
[ Actors Against Also Artists Because Causes Children Driving Drunk Environment Help Involved Most Recording]
I was a guy who needed to go to class, because I had some raw talent that I thought was identifiable, when I finally made a decision to be an actor. And yet I wanted to learn how to really do the stuff. You know, 'How do I get to be a serious actor?' Jon Voight
[ Actor Because Class Decision Finally Get Go Guy Had How Identifiable Know Learn Made Needed Raw Really Serious Some Stuff Talent Thought Wanted Yet]
As an actor, you should be willing to take challenges. Wilmer Valderrama
[ Actor Challenges Should Take Willing]
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. Steve Buscemi
[ Actors Aspects Communication Forget Had Involved Key Talk Technical Thing Visual Would]
I was never a celebrity - just a working actor. Martin Milner
[ Actor Celebrity Just Never Working]
Actors who are lovers in real life are often incapable if playing the part of lovers to an audience. It is equally true that sympathy between actors who are not lovers may create a temporary emotion that is perfectly sincere. Ivor Novello
[ Actors Audience Between Create Emotion Equally Incapable Life Lovers May Often Part Perfectly Playing Real Sincere Sympathy Temporary True]
I think most actors like to be liked. Anjelica Huston
[ Actors Liked Most Think]
I knew from the time I could walk that I wanted to be an actor. Joely Fisher
[ Actor Could Knew Time Walk Wanted]
Our job is to make manifest the story, to be it. In a sense, the theatre is such a big star itself, bigger than any Shakespearean actor I could hire, that we should take the opportunity to fill it with voice and verse and movement, not interpretation. Mark Rylance
[ Actor Any Big Bigger Could Fill Hire Interpretation Itself Job Make Manifest Movement Opportunity Our Sense Shakespearean Should Star Story Such Take Than Theatre Verse Voice]
Some of the supporting roles that I've done as an actor, I took them because I knew that I would get to watch some of the leading guys in the movies, and also I'd get to work with them. Thomas Jane
[ Actor Also Because Done Get Guys Knew Leading Movies Roles Some Supporting Them Took Watch Work Would]
You draw on your own childhood every time you tee it up as an actor. Ron Perlman
[ Actor Childhood Draw Every Own Tee Time Up Your]
They will take a role that scares them over a role that doesn't. That's another thing I like about actors. James Lipton
[ Actors Another Over Role Scares Take Them Thing Will]
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. F. Murray Abraham
[ Actor Answer Days English Every Get Got Had Language Man Now Part Phone Really Scared Suddenly Talk Talked Three Trying Walk]
I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor-to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself. Laurence Olivier
[ Better Given Heart Human Itself Know Knowledge Teach Than Work]
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. Alan Alda
[ Actor Authentic Character Defeat Fun Jimmy Look Makes Mean Otherwise Plays Really Want Wants]
I think actors always retain one foot in the cradle. We're switched on to our youth, to our childhood. We have to be because we're in the business of transferring emotions to other people. Derek Jacobi
[ Actors Always Because Business Childhood Cradle Emotions Foot Other Our Retain Switched Think Transferring Youth]
Actors get pigeonholed very quickly, particularly movie actors. In the theater, one is more used to casting people against type and trusting that their talent and skill will get them through. Sam Mendes
[ Actors Against Casting Get More Movie Particularly Pigeonholed Quickly Skill Talent Theater Their Them Through Trusting Type Used Very Will]
I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed. Tim Robbins
[ Abilities Actor Am Changed Confidence Could Criticism Director Enough Fairly Just Masterpiece Mr Neurotic Personally Start Take Tell Then Think Well Writer]
Cinema is a director's medium, so you're saying, "What do you want?" Being an actor is about adapting - physically and emotionally. If that means you have to look great for it and they can make you look great, then thank you. And if you have to have everything washed away, then I'm willing to do that too. Nicole Kidman
[ Actor Adapting Away Being Cinema Director Emotionally Everything Great Look Make Means Medium Physically Saying Thank Then Too Want Washed Willing]
There is only one thing I respect in so-called Broadway actors... and that is their competitive sense. Elia Kazan
[ Actors Broadway Competitive Only Respect Sense So-Called Their Thing]
I see little alteration at Lyons since I formerly passed through it. Its manufactories are, nevertheless, flourishing, though less improvement than could be expected is visible in the external aspect of the place. Marguerite Gardiner
[ Alteration Aspect Could Expected External Flourishing Formerly Improvement Less Little Nevertheless Passed Place See Since Than Though Through Visible]
Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors. Konstantin Stanislavisky
[ Actors Only Parts Remember Small]
A lot of American actors I work with are in character all day long. You can't talk to them. It's Method and the whole thing. Norman Jewison
[ Actors American Character Day Long Lot Method Talk Them Thing Whole Work]
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. Kristen Bell
[ Actors Advice Aspiring Becoming Business Disappointment End Family Famous Give Grounded Important Keeps Little Lot Onstage Roles Seen Work Younger]
When actors talk about research, they're just patting themselves on the back. Jason Patric
[ Actors Back Just Patting Research Talk Themselves]
Smooth shapes are very rare in the wild but extremely important in the ivory tower and the factory. Benoit Mandelbrot
[ Extremely Factory Important Ivory Rare Shapes Smooth Tower Very Wild]
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. Aaron Eckhart
[ Actors Always Because Been Before Director Get Go Going Great Help Looking Love Never Performances Places Would]
An actor is only merchandise. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Actor Merchandise Only]
Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull. Rod Serling
[ Actor Auditorium Every Frustrated Hidden His Lines Skull Writer]
Most times when people pitch you as being perfect for a part... they don't look at you as an actor who can transform. A lot of people are so literal. Catherine Keener
[ Actor Being Literal Look Lot Most Part Perfect Pitch Times Transform]
The age factor means nothing to me. I'm old enough to know my limitations and I'm young enough to exceed them. Marv Levy
[ Age Enough Exceed Factor Know Limitations Means Nothing Old Them Young]
It is better for me to serve a charity as an actor or a voice, rather than at a luncheon being just a celebrity. Ben Kingsley
[ Actor Being Better Celebrity Charity Just Luncheon Rather Serve Than Voice]
And I had a lot to play, which is what you want as an actor. Ted Shackelford
[ Actor Had Lot Play Want Which]
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. Ralph Fiennes
[ Actor Away Bit Decided Looked Paradoxical Run Want Wants Watched]
I made a decision that whether or not I was going to make under the national poverty level wasn't going to play a part in whether or not I was an actor. That's what I do. Don Johnson
[ Actor Decision Going Level Made Make National Part Play Poverty Under Whether]
The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it. Christopher Nolan
[ Accommodate Actors Best Feel Instinctively Just Need Other Out]
It was just like Howlin' Wolf. Once you arrive at the point that you understand it, the emotional factor is darker than some of the saddest blues stuff. Robert Quine
[ Arrive Blues Darker Emotional Factor Just Once Point Saddest Some Stuff Than Understand Wolf]
In the editing room, 20 percent of the time you're using stuff from before the actor knew the camera was rolling or you're taking a line from somewhere else and putting it in his mouth. Campbell Scott
[ Actor Before Camera Editing Else His Knew Line Mouth Percent Putting Rolling Room Somewhere Stuff Taking Time Using]
I feel like I'm the most well-adjusted character on the show, even though I'm sure the other actors would tell you the same thing about their characters. Thomas Lennon
[ Actors Character Characters Even Feel Most Other Same Show Sure Tell Their Thing Though Well-Adjusted Would]
The play is one of the very few pieces of great dramatic and comic writing that I have read in a long, long time. I was drawn to it because of the power of the writing, which gives me the actor a chance to explore many facets of myself. Linda Lavin
[ Actor Because Chance Comic Dramatic Drawn Explore Facets Few Gives Great Long Many Myself Pieces Play Power Read Time Very Which Writing]
A mutual arrangement, I repeat, is the only satisfactory medium whereby the present system can be carried on with any degree of satisfaction, and in such an arrangement the employers have more to gain than the workers. James Larkin
[ Any Arrangement Carried Degree Employers Gain Medium More Mutual Only Present Repeat Satisfaction Satisfactory Such System Than Whereby Workers]
We recorded that trio and it's out on the Knitting Factory label. I've got another record in the can with that group and Marc, which I'll hopefully finish some time before next summer. Arto Lindsay
[ Another Before Factory Finish Got Group Hopefully Knitting Label Marc Next Out Record Recorded Some Summer Time Trio Which]
The young actors coming out of the Universities are well trained. Tony Randall
[ Actors Coming Out Trained Universities Well Young]
Hardly any actor objects to press. It's a question of it being done in the way they like to see it done, meaning to get down to the serious interview what the profession is so we can reach out to the people to help them get along. Harvey Keitel
[ Actor Along Any Being Done Down Get Hardly Help Interview Meaning Objects Out Press Profession Question Reach See Serious Them Way]
I like actors that are good with pantomime and that can transmit a lot by their presence and attitude more than through their dialogue. Guillermo del Toro
[ Actors Attitude Dialogue Good Lot More Pantomime Presence Than Their Through Transmit]
Ordinarily if an actor gets chosen for the lead in a film, he or she has already built up a repertoire, and everyone knows what he or she is capable of. Zhang Ziyi
[ Actor Already Built Capable Chosen Everyone Film Gets Knows Lead Ordinarily Repertoire She Up]
My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer. Robert Guillaume
[ Ability Acting Actor Back Got Ironically Jobs Know Much Now Office Post Sent Singer Singing Think Would]
But I'm also a vegetarian so there's another factor I guess. Radha Mitchell
[ Also Another Factor Guess Vegetarian]
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. Glenn Ford
[ Actor Anything Became Beyond Certainly Dreamed Ever Far Fellow Getting Money More Motion Never Pictures Realized Show Silly Suddenly Than Thought Up Wind]
I will say nothing to an actor that cannot be translated into action. Elia Kazan
[ Action Actor Cannot Into Nothing Say Translated Will]
With the other fellow actors who have gone astray, I think it's sad that society wants to label the business as doing this to people. It's really not true. Tina Yothers
[ Actors Astray Business Doing Fellow Gone Label Other Really Sad Society Think True Wants]
I think it's even harder because I think as always, Hollywood is sort of glamour central for the world, and the entire world looks to it for not only entertainment, but the whole idea of the youth factor and youth being sold to our culture via young actors and actresses. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actors Actresses Always Because Being Central Culture Entertainment Entire Even Factor Glamour Harder Hollywood Idea Looks Only Our Sold Sort Think Via Whole World Young Youth]
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. Christopher Darden
[ Actor Actually Am Believe Better Called Did February Girlfriends Just Much Show Something Television Than Today Will]
I never really wanted to be an actor. And that was the beginning of it, I began to write things down and eventually became a writer on a television show. Barry Levinson
[ Actor Became Began Beginning Down Eventually Never Really Show Television Things Wanted Write Writer]
But then there is the one who seems to have a hard time separating the actor's work from reality. Audrey Meadows
[ Actor Hard Reality Seems Separating Then Time Work]
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." Jimmy Fallon
[ Actor Arnold California Decision Governor How Learn Make Needs Out Pronounce Publicist Reportedly Ruled Running Saying Schwarzenegger Soon Time Today Told Usa Will]
The first actor I ever saw was The Lone Ranger. I thought, That's what I want to do. Michael Caine
[ Actor Ever First Lone Ranger Saw Thought Want]
I cannot absorb living in a world where I have an Oscar for best actress and Denzel doesn't have one for best actor. Julia Roberts
[ Absorb Actor Actress Best Cannot Denzel Living Oscar Where World]
A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors. Colin Henry Wilson
[ Actors Instead Instruments Parts Play Stage Symphony Written]
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. Michael J. Fox
[ Actor Audience Been Between Bond Care Deep Describe Even Feeling His How Inside Keep Kind Know Lot Private Realize Some Things Very Way Wonderful]
I know a lot of actors don't watch themselves on TV, but I think it's good to see how else you can improve. Michael Welch
[ Actors Else Good How Improve Know Lot See Themselves Think Tv Watch]
The applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience. It constitutes a shared moment of delight. John Charles Polanyi
[ Actors Also Applause Audience Celebration Constitutes Delight Moment Only Shared]
Don't just view me as an actor. Terrence Howard
[ Actor Just View]
The piano is the X factor. People have a tough time following the structures when there's no piano there, spelling it out. It makes it more easily understood, particularly to people who don't know as much about music. Branford Marsalis
[ Easily Factor Following Know Makes More Much Music Out Particularly Piano Spelling Structures Time Tough Understood]
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. David R. Ellis
[ Advertise Companies Company Cross Different Factor Getting Help Important Line Lot Movie New Out Promote Release Went Would Yeah]
A totally healthy actor is a paradox. Vittorio Gassman
[ Actor Healthy Paradox Totally]
One of the reasons I loved working with Tom is people feel they know who he is... I think working with an actor who the audience already has a relationship with actually helps you in a film like this. Sam Mendes
[ Actor Actually Already Audience Feel Film Helps Know Loved Reasons Relationship Think Tom Working]
An award doesn't necessarily make you a better actor. Javier Bardem
[ Actor Award Better Make Necessarily]
The energy released by it is enormous and it becomes quite addictive, the power between the audience and the actor. Fiona Shaw
[ Actor Addictive Audience Becomes Between Energy Enormous Power Quite Released]
Some of my oldest friends are actors. But that's not the only place my friends come from. Beau Bridges
[ Actors Come Friends Oldest Only Place Some]
But the one thing that I did do was establish myself as a good actor. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Did Establish Good Myself Thing]
All I am hoping for is to be able to work - I think my best work is still ahead of me - I think all that I have been through in the last several years have only made me a better, more interesting actor. Mickey Rourke
[ Able Actor Ahead Am Been Best Better Hoping Interesting Last Made More Only Several Still Think Through Work Years]
But so much of being an actor isn't so great - the auditioning, the rejection, the financial insecurity. Douglas Wood
[ Actor Auditioning Being Financial Great Insecurity Much Rejection]
As an actor, I was just satisfied to work. Thayer David
[ Actor Just Satisfied Work]
It's been about ten years since I've worked with actors who knew their lines! John Hughes
[ Actors Been Knew Lines Since Ten Their Worked Years]
Our present nuclear fusion reactors are classified by the methods used to support the nuclear fusion reaction, which takes place at a temperature much hotter than the surface of the Sun. Wilson Greatbatch
[ Classified Fusion Hotter Methods Much Nuclear Our Place Present Reaction Reactors Sun Support Surface Takes Temperature Than Used Which]
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. Thomas Carper
[ Also Chemical Create Created Crops Factories How Into Learning Now Otherwise Our Plants Raise Transform Will Would]
If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable. You must reach the emotional and intellectual level of ability where you can go out stark naked, emotionally, in front of an audience. Jack Lemmon
[ Ability Actor Audience Emotional Emotionally Front Go Himself His Intellectual Level Must Naked Need Out Reach Really Satisfy Stark Vulnerable Want Where]
I think actors become jacks-of-all-trades and masters of none. Josh Lucas
[ Actors Become Masters None Think]
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. Lynn Fontanne
[ Actors Affair Became Had Him Lasted Long Love Much Played Realistic Reason Those Two Usually Very Were]
I think you can really tell a good actor if you can put a camera on them and they can just talk and emote and react and you don't have to keep cutting away from them, because they are the language and the behavior. It's all a tour-de-force performance. Sally Kirkland
[ Actor Away Because Behavior Camera Cutting Emote Good Just Keep Language Performance Put React Really Talk Tell Them Think]
I'm so uncomfortable, especially in emotional situations, having to say sentences that don't feel right. As an actor - or really, as any kind of person sensitive to it. Franka Potente
[ Actor Any Emotional Especially Feel Having Kind Person Really Right Say Sensitive Sentences Situations Uncomfortable]
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. Sally Field
[ Actor Certain Issue Just Larger Motive Really Roles Show Taking Ulterior Want]
Obviously an actor draws on his own experience. Christopher Walken
[ Actor Draws Experience His Obviously Own]
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. Bette Davis
[ Actor Any Business Dare Enemy Get Made Make Out Professional Regret Should]
Everything I learned as an actor, I have basically applied to writing. Quentin Tarantino
[ Actor Applied Basically Everything Learned Writing]
I've got the best of all worlds. It's every actor's dream to wake up in New York City and go to an acting job rather than to a restaurant to wash dirty dishes. And I live so close to the studios that I ride my bike to work. Christopher Meloni
[ Acting Actor Best Bike City Close Dirty Dishes Dream Every Go Got Job Live New Rather Restaurant Ride Studios Than Up Wake Wash Work Worlds York]
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. Gro Harlem Brundtland
[ Basis Development Diseases Factors Focusing Health Individual Integrated Ones Organization Prevention Primary Promotes Rather Reduction Risk Scientific Several Since Strategy Than World]
I want to try and work in different genres with different types of actors, on small movies and big movies. Sam Mendes
[ Actors Big Different Genres Movies Small Try Types Want Work]
In this country, you have movie actors and theatre actors and television actors. Max von Sydow
[ Actors Country Movie Television Theatre]
Films were never in my budget. Didn't occur to me till much later. I hoped for a long, good life, which I've had and I'm having as an actor. I didn't expect the rest. Peter O'Toole
[ Actor Budget Expect Films Good Had Having Hoped Later Life Long Much Never Occur Rest Till Were Which]
I just don't think that I could be the kind of actor I want to be and not be honest with myself. Honesty is very important to me as an actor and as a person. I didn't even think about it. Randy Harrison
[ Actor Could Even Honest Honesty Important Just Kind Myself Person Think Very Want]
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. John Boorman
[ Actor Alter Aware Beyond Get His Necessary Part Range Something Suit]
The great difference between screen acting and theatre acting is that screen acting is about reacting - 75% of the time, great screen actors are great reactors. Nicolas Roeg
[ Acting Actors Between Difference Great Reacting Reactors Screen Theatre Time]
It's a question of why they come for your advice. Whatever I tell you, it doesn't matter, it is completely irrelevant in a way. I know so many actors who were discouraged and put that aside. You will get half-baked opinions. Michael York
[ Actors Advice Aside Come Completely Discouraged Get Half-Baked Irrelevant Know Many Matter Opinions Put Question Tell Way Were Whatever Why Will Your]
Everyone said that if you want to be a real actor, go to New York. If you want to sell out, go to LA. And I thought - I want to sell out! Jennifer Tilly
[ Actor Everyone Go La New Out Real Said Sell Thought Want York]
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. Mark-Paul Gosselaar
[ Air Because Been Being Continues Day Element Enjoy Factor Hang Here Important May Older Our Seems Show Still Time Up Very While]
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. Glenn Ford
[ Actor Any Example Most Play Ready Reason Ridiculous Role Shakespeare Should Thing Think Try Within Would]
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. Benjamin Bratt
[ Actor Always Any Been Film Good Keep Mind Open Options Performed Reasonable Stage Television Whether Work]
Every actor wants to have a character that changes, that has some kind of movement, that gets from point A to point B, that doesn't just supply one note. Jeffrey Jones
[ Actor Changes Character Every Gets Just Kind Movement Note Point Some Supply Wants]
Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance. Shirley Booth
[ Actors Audience Listened Overheard Percent Performance Should]
My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer. Orson Scott Card
[ Actor Becoming College Director Eye Primarily Producer Theatre Training]
I don't have any blindness when it comes to my money. As an actor, you can get distracted by your work. I do keep an eye on my nest egg, if you will. Judd Nelson
[ Actor Any Blindness Comes Distracted Egg Eye Get Keep Money Nest Will Work Your]
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. David R. Ellis
[ 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]
Basically I am just another actor who loves his work and this thing about age only exists in the media. Amitabh Bachchan
[ Actor Age Am Another Basically Exists His Just Loves Media Only Thing Work]
The hardest job an actor can do is all this pretend, all this screaming and being scared for your life. Kirsten Dunst
[ Actor Being Hardest Job Life Pretend Scared Screaming Your]
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. Nicolas Cage
[ Actor Audience Doing Feel Important Many Really Stunts Think Try]
He's very alive in a scene. He's a very good actor to act with. Even though through most of the picture he's blind, there are many places early in the picture I got to be with him before he was blind. Like convincing him in the office to do the picture. Mark Rydell
[ Act Actor Alive Before Blind Convincing Early Even Good Got Him Many Most Office Picture Places Scene Though Through Very]
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. Kevin Conroy
[ Actors Animation Another Batman Because Bonus Doing Getting Incredible Love Music Opportunity Particularly Quality Respected Some Usually Very Voice Work]
I don't think there has been any increase in sophistication in the audience. When people are aware of a concept that's easy to understand, and there's an actor who will attract them to the theater and it's a movie that's funny three-quarters of the time, it will be successful. David Zucker
[ Actor Any Attract Audience Aware Been Concept Easy Funny Increase Movie Sophistication Successful Theater Them Think Three-Quarters Time Understand Will]
Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible. Talcott Parsons
[ Among Character Desirable Diversity Great Intellectual Milieu Personal Possible Represented Respect Satisfactory Social Those Tradition]
I don't want to be a star. If you have to label me anything, I'm an actor - I guess. A journeyman actor. I think 'star' is what you call actors who can't act. Paul Muni
[ Act Actor Actors Anything Call Guess Journeyman Label Star Think Want]
Obviously, I'm not looking in the core of the reactor, but I am looking at what, at that time, was considered the source of the trouble, which was the water and where it was. William Scranton
[ Am Considered Core Looking Obviously Reactor Source Time Trouble Water Where Which]
All my friends were going off to be professionals, and I said I wanted to be an actor. Harrison Ford
[ Actor Friends Going Off Professionals Said Wanted Were]
It's hard to compare actors from different generations. Kim Hunter
[ Actors Compare Different Generations Hard]
So I find the fascination, the love, the incredible skill and everything to do with acting, writing plays, and doing them, just darling. Lovely. I love actors. Patrick Macnee
[ Acting Actors Darling Doing Everything Fascination Find Incredible Just Love Lovely Plays Skill Them Writing]
When the major studios flourished many years ago, an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft. The studios really took care of their actors. James MacArthur
[ Actor Actors Ago Care Craft Developed Flourished Frequently Groomed His Major Many Really Studios Their Took Worked Years]
I'm picking and choosing in terms of the stress factor. If it's not fun, I'm not going to do it. Anita Baker
[ Choosing Factor Fun Going Picking Stress Terms]
Now I'm seen by more people in one episode than I was in 20 years of theatre and movies. It's gratifying to have an impact on 25 million people a night, but I can say goodbye to my lunch-pail life as a working actor. I'm scared I might be a celebrity. William Petersen
[ Actor Celebrity Episode Goodbye Gratifying Impact Life Might Million More Movies Night Now Say Scared Seen Than Theatre Working Years]
Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects. Dave Barry
[ Accidents Contributing Factor Falling Gravity Involving Nearly Objects Percent]
I was an accidental actor. I was never formally trained. David Soul
[ Accidental Actor Formally Never Trained]
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. Nicolas Cage
[ Actor Break Criminal Good New Rules Something Strive Willing]
Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress without it. James H. Breasted
[ Any Been Disapproval Factor Important Never Progress Really Very Without]
There is a class system in acting just like in anything else. Black females fall in a category below black male actors. Debra Wilson
[ Acting Actors Anything Below Black Category Class Else Fall Females Just Male System]
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. Dakota Fanning
[ Actors Always Because Challenged Cool Everybody Happy Made Make Mentally Movie Neat Really Set Them Too Were Work]
I've seen people with a tremendous amount of educational background in the field not turn out to be terribly good actors, and I've seen people with no education in the field turn out to be people that I admire quite a bit. Ron Silver
[ Actors Admire Amount Background Bit Education Educational Field Good Out Quite Seen Terribly Tremendous Turn]
I was a terrible actor. The analytical part of my mind never quite let go. Edward Hall
[ Actor Analytical Go Mind Never Part Quite Terrible]
Sure, I have a lot of friends that are actors. Just because I guess I run into a lot of actors in my work. Beau Bridges
[ Actors Because Friends Guess Into Just Lot Run Sure Work]
Actors are crazy or we wouldn't be doing this. Eileen Brennan
[ Actors Crazy Doing]
I wouldn't say I'm a method actor. I do research when I feel I don't have enough experience for the part I'm playing. Tim Robbins
[ Actor Enough Experience Feel Method Part Playing Research Say]
How can a president not be an actor? Ronald Reagan
[ Actor How President]
The psychology of a language which, in one way or another, is imposed upon one because of factors beyond one's control, is very different from the psychology of a language which one accepts of one's free will. Edward Sapir
[ Accepts Another Because Beyond Control Different Factors Free Imposed Language Psychology Upon Very Way Which Will]
Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan. Uma Thurman
[ Actor Business Crazy Dead Desperation Drive Eccentric End Even Go Gotten Keep Lot Nuts Perfume Plan Rid Satisfying Smelling Up Young]
It makes me proud, and it makes me scared. More than anything, I want to be an actor and I want to keep working, and I think there's a danger in being perceived as a poster boy for something. Randy Harrison
[ Actor Anything Being Boy Danger Keep Makes More Perceived Poster Proud Scared Something Than Think Want Working]
I think film and television are really a director's medium, whereas theatre is the actor's medium. Christopher Eccleston
[ Actor Director Film Medium Really Television Theatre Think Whereas]
Actors, after all, dream. Nastassja Kinski
[ Actors After Dream]
I think love is a huge factor in fiction and in real life. Is there a risk? Always. In fiction and in life. Alice Hoffman
[ Always Factor Fiction Huge Life Love Real Risk Think]
I enjoy watching Fear Factor, Newlyweds and American Idol as far as reality TV shows go. Natalie Gulbis
[ American Enjoy Factor Far Fear Go Idol Reality Shows Tv Watching]
I'm a character actor at heart. Shuler Hensley
[ Actor Character Heart]
I don't like people who use the press to advance themselves in a way that they haven't earned as an actor, performer or director. Jason Patric
[ Actor Advance Director Earned Haven Performer Press Themselves Use Way]
If you are prepared to make a fool of yourself for them then you usually get that back. I think that there are points where you become so close to an actor, you know them so well, almost as well or better than their spouse. You have to know them, warts and all. Adrian Lyne
[ Actor Almost Back Become Better Close Fool Get Know Make Points Prepared Spouse Than Their Them Then Think Usually Warts Well Where Yourself]
In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum. Anthony Quinn
[ Actor Artist Bum Europe Hollywood Working]
The most disastrous phenomenon of the current situation is the factor that imperialism is employing for its own ends all the powers of the proletariat, all of its institutions and weapons, which its fighting vanguard has created for its war of liberation. Clara Zetkin
[ Created Current Disastrous Employing Ends Factor Fighting Imperialism Institutions Liberation Most Own Phenomenon Powers Proletariat Situation Vanguard War Weapons Which]
I only work with actors who take full responsibility for their characters. Jonathan Demme
[ Actors Characters Full Only Responsibility Take Their Work]
I am an actor and I live in the world of pretend in my working capacity. I live in the world of my imagination. Derek Jacobi
[ Actor Am Capacity Imagination Live Pretend Working World]
No writer should minimize the factor that affects everyone, but is beyond control: luck. John Jakes
[ Affects Beyond Control Everyone Factor Luck Minimize Should Writer]
And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father. Angelina Jolie
[ Actor Better Dad Father Great]
I don't really think of myself as an actor. Dylan Moran
[ Actor Myself Really Think]
If you're lucky, and not a lot of actors are these days, you get the chance to create a character. William Hurt
[ Actors Chance Character Create Days Get Lot Lucky These]
And I haven't met too many actors along the way that haven't told me how much the show has meant to them. It's one of the reasons they say they are doing what they're doing, today. David Selby
[ Actors Along Doing Haven How Many Meant Met Much Reasons Say Show Them Today Told Too Way]
What is it about actors? God knows I get bored with actors talking about themselves. Alan Rickman
[ Actors Bored Get God Knows Talking Themselves]
No matter what happens, we couldn't let people say Asian-American actors can't act. Mako
[ Act Actors Happens Matter Say]
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. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ 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]
Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor who is not limited by the body, only by his ability and, perhaps, experience. Marc Davis
[ Ability Actor Artist Body Drawing Experience Giving His Limited Only Performance Perhaps]
I was always enamored with TV shows and movies. But you didn't grow up in my town and turn into an actor. Scott Wolf
[ Actor Always Enamored Grow Into Movies Shows Town Turn Tv Up]
I became an actor so I didn't have to be myself. Mark Ruffalo
[ Actor Became Myself]
And, you know, when you are a kid, everybody wants to be an actor. I think that everybody wants to be in show business, frankly. Brent Spiner
[ Actor Business Everybody Frankly Kid Know Show Think Wants]
Soap Actors are fun and interesting. They all have something special that you want to be around. Austin Peck
[ Actors Around Fun Interesting Soap Something Special Want]
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. Keith Carradine
[ Actor Around Certain Effect Feel Get Guns Hair Just Lend Looking Put Something Stuff Tends Walking Way]
Being an actor myself I realize that all actors believe they are qualified to play any role. If you showed me a script with a black woman character I would tell you that I could do it. That is what we do. We act as if we are someone else. Richard Masur
[ Act Actor Actors Any Being Believe Black Character Could Else Myself Play Qualified Realize Role Script Showed Someone Tell Woman Would]
Most of my career up until the last couple of years has basically been a training ground for me. Actors that came up in the '50s and '60s, they had the theater, and television was in its infancy. Thomas Jane
[ Actors Basically Been Came Career Couple Ground Had Infancy Last Most Television Theater Training Until Up Years]
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. George Clooney
[ Actor Being Career Character Comfortable Doing Ease Get Into Life Older Projects Proud Very Way Where Working Your]
In other words, I wouldn't like to be an actor if I could only be real. I like to get wild, behaviorally wild, and it's crazy to think of any form where it's just one way. Jack Nicholson
[ Actor Any Could Crazy Form Get Just Only Other Real Think Way Where Wild Words]
It's developing a relationship with actors that makes it work. Richard Donner
[ Actors Developing Makes Relationship Work]
There are lots of people in the world who do have the advantage of going to a good drama school and just decide that they want to be actors. There's nothing wrong with an untrained actor; they have to get their training somehow, they have to learn. Erika Slezak
[ Actor Actors Advantage Decide Drama Get Going Good Just Learn Lots Nothing School Somehow Their Training Untrained Want World Wrong]
British actors behave like Europeans; they are also extremely well trained. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Actors Also Behave British Europeans Extremely Trained Well]
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. Joan Chen
[ Actors Been Better Fear Get How Know Listen Out Since Them Things]
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. Sanjay Dutt
[ Actor Audience Comfortable Considerably Dancing Doing Front Get Grown Live Lot Opened Really Romantic Scene Stage Taken Up Years]
The chemistry involved made everything Factory did quite special. Peter Hook
[ Chemistry Did Everything Factory Involved Made Quite Special]
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. Gro Harlem Brundtland Diet
[ Activity Alcohol Cigarette Consumption Dietary Diseases Excessive Factors Intake Lifestyle Little Low Many Osteoporosis Other Physical Risk Smoking Such Well]
I want to make a film about a factory worker. Richard Linklater
[ Factory Film Make Want Worker]
I think there are a lot of other actors that are just talented, it's just about this opportunity - it's just about when are we going to be put in those positions where we can shine. Nia Long
[ Actors Going Just Lot Opportunity Other Positions Put Shine Talented Think Those Where]
You can think of Hollywood as high school. TV actors are freshmen, comedy actors are maybe juniors, and dramatic actors - they're the cool seniors. Owen Wilson
[ Actors Comedy Cool Dramatic Freshmen High Hollywood Juniors Maybe School Seniors Think Tv]
A client is to me a mere unit, a factor in a problem. Arthur Conan Doyle
[ Client Factor Mere Problem Unit]
Growing up an only child with a single parent is probably why I'm an actor. Lauren Graham
[ Actor Child Growing Only Parent Probably Single Up Why]
I told her it was a bigger than life musical, that all the actors were going to be about the same age, late twenties into thirties. It would be a style; a kind of surreal high school. Randal Kleiser
[ Actors Age Bigger Going Her High Into Kind Late Life Musical Same School Style Surreal Than Thirties Told Twenties Were Would]
Somehow I got to be one of five or six actors that the directors would use as guinea pigs at this directing colloquium, where people pay to listen to and watch the directors direct. Beth Henley
[ Actors Direct Directing Directors Five Got Guinea Listen Pay Pigs Six Somehow Use Watch Where Would]
Religious faith depends on a host of social, psychological and emotional factors that have little or nothing to do with probabilities, evidence and logic. Michael Shermer
[ Depends Emotional Evidence Factors Faith Host Little Logic Nothing Probabilities Psychological Religious Social]
I'd made these experimental films but I thought the major chore of a filmmaker was to relate to actors. Bill Forsyth
[ Actors Chore Experimental Filmmaker Films Made Major Relate These Thought]
Craig Nelson who is an actor and is in a show called Coach in the United States. We began to do some improvisational stuff and we used to get laughs and things. Barry Levinson
[ Actor Began Called Coach Craig Get Improvisational Laughs Nelson Show Some States Stuff Things United Used]
Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat. Francesca Annis
[ Actors Audience Fired Get Just Retreat Some Sound Up Want]
Being a salesman and an actor were not that dissimilar: It is a good lesson in covering up your feelings. No one wants to buy from someone who looks depressed. Dougray Scott
[ Actor Being Buy Covering Depressed Dissimilar Feelings Good Lesson Looks Salesman Someone Up Wants Were Your]
Maybe that's my lot in life as an actor, to be the guy who gets crapped on everywhere he goes. Oh God. Rider Strong
[ Actor Everywhere Gets God Goes Guy Life Lot Maybe Oh]
The director I had most involvement with was Alex Rockwell. He gave me a lot of responsibility as an actor. Steve Buscemi
[ Actor Alex Director Gave Had Involvement Lot Most Responsibility Rockwell]
I think it's really odd, too, that the public is so privy to how much money the actors make and what movies cost. It seems to me to be beside the point. When I go to a movie I really don't want to think about the money. I want to see the story. Holly Hunter
[ Actors Beside Cost Go How Make Money Movie Movies Much Odd Point Privy Public Really See Seems Story Think Too Want]
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. Steven Chu
[ Chinese Determining Factor Families Only Other Our Parents Public Quality School System Town Two Were]
Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves. Charlie Chaplin
[ Actors Get Reject Rejection Search Themselves]
Acting is not that far from mental disease: An actor works on splitting his character into others. It is like a kind of schizophrenia. Vittorio Gassman
[ Acting Actor Character Disease Far His Into Kind Mental Others Schizophrenia Splitting Works]
It was difficult every ten days having a new director. I'm a real collaborator and, as an actor, I want to be directed. It's hard for me to shift gears. Jeanne Tripplehorn
[ Actor Collaborator Days Difficult Directed Director Every Gears Hard Having New Real Shift Ten Want]
I really respond to diversity, a broader landscape, with actors of different ages and races and backgrounds. Ryan Phillippe
[ Actors Ages Backgrounds Broader Different Diversity Landscape Races Really Respond]
I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label. Helen Reddy
[ Actual Big Control Exercise Factor Label Levels Merchandising Only Over Own Packaging Product Start Those Wanted Way]
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. Peter Finch
[ Actors Anyone Better Broke Cheerful Decided Else Going Idiots Might Seemed Take Well Were]
Marlon Brando said any guy can become an actor. It takes a real man to quit. Clifton Davis
[ Actor Any Become Brando Guy Man Marlon Quit Real Said Takes]
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. James Dean
[ Acting Actor Anyone Director Exactly Following Instructions Orders Physical Plays Qualifications Scene Way]
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. Alejandro Amenabar
[ Actors Because Change Controlling Encourage Even Exactly Instance Need Person Say Script Some Surprise Talk Tell Them Verses Very Want]
People should realize that I shot a Coke commercial back in 1986. So, you know, I've been around a long time. I carry my Screen Actors Guild Card. Kato Kaelin
[ Actors Around Back Been Card Carry Coke Commercial Guild Know Long Realize Screen Shot Should Time]
It is the desire of the good people of the whole country that sectionalism as a factor in our politics should disappear...' Rutherford B. Hayes
[ Country Desire Disappear Factor Good Our Politics Should Whole]
I'm an actor and I've created a lasting and memorable character named Frasier, who is not me, but who most people think is. So when I have a chance to play something that's different, I embrace it because it's fun; also in this case, he's a memorable character. Kelsey Grammer
[ Actor Also Because Case Chance Character Created Different Embrace Fun Lasting Memorable Most Named Play Something Think]
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. Laura Dern
[ Actor Audition Films Go Good Had Her Hire His Knew Maybe Press Publicize Responsibility Start Understanding Where]
I'm just back in line with every other actor looking for a job right now and keeping my fingers crossed. Joe Lando
[ Actor Back Crossed Every Fingers Job Just Keeping Line Looking Now Other Right]
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. Sarah Michelle Gellar
[ Actor Another Being Business Chance Dramatic Get Girlish Gives Interesting Keep Kinds Most Moving Out Play Project Reinventing Roles Silly Thing Very Yourself]
The breadth of the potential readership is also a factor. Mark Millar
[ Also Breadth Factor Potential Readership]
The best actors, I think, have a childlike quality. They have a sort of an ability to lose themselves. There's still some silliness. Kenneth Branagh
[ Ability Actors Best Childlike Lose Quality Silliness Some Sort Still Themselves Think]
Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life. Jimmy Dean Motivational
[ Factor Greatest Life Motivating Poverty]
In writing music, the structure of each piece is a very important factor. Leo Ornstein
[ Each Factor Important Music Piece Structure Very Writing]
Another interesting field, which is my own, is cofactors, not only to the disease but also to transmission. I am still puzzled by the fact that you get more sexual transmission in some ethnic populations. One way to answer this is to look for genetic factors. Luc Montagnier
[ Also Am Another Answer Disease Ethnic Fact Factors Field Genetic Get Interesting Look More Only Own Populations Puzzled Sexual Some Still Transmission Way Which]
I have been an actor now for 40 years having worked in over 10 countries and three languages. Nick Mancuso
[ Actor Been Countries Having Languages Now Over Three Worked Years]
I would like to feel that I have a range and that it's not just a matter of being a comic actor or a serious actor, because those are really artificial classifications, I think. Jeffrey Jones
[ Actor Artificial Because Being Comic Feel Just Matter Range Really Serious Think Those Would]
For a child actor, it's a matter of listening, reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared. Jena Malone
[ Able Actor Being Child Listening Matter New Place Put Reacting Scared Without Yourself]
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. Maria Bello
[ Actors Anyway Because Besides Hair Hiring How Many Nowadays Someone Them Want Wear Wigs Work]
I didn't intend to become an actor. Anthony Quinn
[ Actor Become Intend]
For minority actors, developing our own projects has to be the eventual path. We have a lot of stories to tell and a really unique voice. But none of that is going to be heard as long as we're just the hired hands, acting. Jimmy Smits
[ Acting Actors Developing Eventual Going Hands Heard Hired Just Long Lot Minority None Our Own Path Projects Really Stories Tell Unique Voice]
I happen to have the benefit of having a son-in-law who was the former Mr. France and a trainer. I like being his benefactor and I like the way he works. Suzanne Somers
[ Being Benefactor Benefit Former France Happen Having His Mr Trainer Way Works]
As sophisticated as the technology gets, the less sophisticated you have to become as an actor. Brendan Fraser
[ Actor Become Gets Less Sophisticated Technology]
I don't possess a lot of self-confidence. I'm an actor so I simply act confident every time I hit the stage. Arsenio Hall
[ Act Actor Confident Every Hit Lot Possess Self-Confidence Simply Stage Time]
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." Tom Cruise
[ Able Actor Before Define Doing Forever Going Hope Knew Love Myself Really Remember Still Thinking Trying Were Young]
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. Stella Adler
[ Actor Body Develop His Important Mind Most Thing Voice Work]
I should be getting photographs of me with my arm around these people like restaurant owners do, because eventually I am going to have to prove to my kids that once I was an actor! Josh Hartnett
[ Actor Am Arm Around Because Eventually Getting Going Kids Once Owners Photographs Prove Restaurant Should These]
I'm an actor. It's my job. Brittany Murphy
[ Actor Job]
There is some sadness for me now about acting because it used to be that there was a reverence for actors. Estelle Parsons
[ Acting Actors Because Now Reverence Sadness Some Used]
Now, wages in the automobile industry are made up of two components, what we call base rates and the cost of living factor which is fed in by the operation of the escalator. Leonard Woodcock
[ Automobile Base Call Components Cost Escalator Factor Fed Industry Living Made Now Operation Rates Two Up Wages Which]
Most of the top actors and actresses may be working in ten or twelve films at the same time, so they will give one director two hours and maybe shoot in Bombay in the morning and Madras in the evening. It happens. Satyajit Ray
[ Actors Actresses Bombay Director Evening Films Give Happens Hours Madras May Maybe Morning Most Same Shoot Ten Time Top Twelve Two Will Working]
I have a lot of offers to play for appearance fees. It's nice gravy, but it's not a big motivating factor for me, to go here and there just for money. Mike Weir
[ Appearance Big Factor Fees Go Gravy Here Just Lot Money Motivating Nice Offers Play]
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. Harvey S. Firestone
[ Any Back Being Door Factory Front Just Making Money Out Run Spirit Tell Through Walk Way Workers]
When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary.' Alfred Hitchcock
[ Actor Character Comes Discuss His Motivation Salary Say Says Script Wants Your]
My parents didn't want me to be a regular in a series. I was a working actor from time to time but they thought was a little too much being a star of a series. They wanted me to have a slightly more normal childhood. Harry Shearer
[ Actor Being Childhood Little More Much Normal Parents Regular Series Slightly Star Thought Time Too Want Wanted Working]
I think all actors - they'll hate me for saying this - but we are babies. We like to be loved, and we'll do anything if we're loved. Anjelica Huston
[ Actors Anything Babies Hate Loved Saying Think]
I'm a political scientist and I study these things, and I know that economic problems, with the rising unemployment and inflation and low productivity and so forth, were a factor in that election, in that defeat of President Carter. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Carter Defeat Economic Election Factor Forth Inflation Know Low Political President Problems Productivity Rising Scientist Study These Things Unemployment Were]
Actors are very generous. Blythe Danner
[ Actors Generous Very]
My parents were involved in everything I did. They were showbiz people themselves. My dad was an actor. They were parents; they did what parents are supposed to do. Tina Yothers
[ Actor Dad Did Everything Involved Parents Showbiz Supposed Themselves Were]
I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep. Bette Davis
[ Actor Ever Having Laugh Off Often Remember Seen Stage Weep]
As a painter you're responsible yourself, 100 percent. In film, you have the editor, the director, the other actors. It has the advantage of not being solitary. Sylvia Kristel
[ Actors Advantage Being Director Editor Film Other Painter Percent Responsible Solitary Yourself]
Many plays - certainly mine - are like blank checks. The actors and directors put their own signatures on them. Thornton Wilder
[ Actors Blank Certainly Checks Directors Many Mine Own Plays Put Signatures Their Them]
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. Larry Dixon
[ Back Different Distractions Extremely Factor Feeling Goes Having Important Out Period Personalities Stay Team Think Time Together Training Your]
Oh yes. I'm an actor, so I just learn my lines, and show up and do it. I gave it a little bit of thought. Anthony Hopkins
[ Actor Bit Gave Just Learn Lines Little Oh Show Thought Up Yes]
I lost 90 pounds and my blood pressure went down to a normal level and the salt in my urine disappeared. And that was when I had to make the transition from fat character actor to thin character actor. Ron Perlman
[ Actor Blood Character Disappeared Down Fat Had Level Lost Make Normal Pounds Pressure Salt Thin Transition Went]
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. James Cameron
[ 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]
I do believe all actors are smart. Ron Silver
[ Actors Believe Smart]
Oh, the relationship with actors and managers and agents and things is a terrible problem sometimes. John Schlesinger
[ Actors Agents Managers Oh Problem Relationship Sometimes Terrible Things]
When you're a young actor you like to go for characters with a bit of flair, so in many films I ended up playing the weirdos. I can assure you I'm not a psycho or a criminal or a bully. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Actor Assure Bit Bully Characters Criminal Ended Films Flair Go Many Playing Psycho Up Weirdos Young]
I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first. Griffin Dunne
[ Actor Became Came Film First New Producer York]
It was being young and sensitive and an actor. There was a lot of pressure, everything was a hurdle. Matt Dillon
[ Actor Being Everything Hurdle Lot Pressure Sensitive Young]
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? Shawn Fanning
[ Actor Along Does Fame Goes Happen How Know Level Musician Often Prepared Programmer Some Successful]
If you were a kid actor, if you had any plans of being an actor as an adult, you were really barking up the wrong tree. Susan Olsen
[ Actor Adult Any Barking Being Had Kid Plans Really Tree Up Were Wrong]
I start with actors that I know personally or I know their work, and there are things about their work or their presence or their own personality that make a character, that exaggerates some qualities and suppresses other qualities. It's always a real collaboration for me. Jim Jarmusch
[ Actors Always Character Collaboration Exaggerates Know Make Other Own Personality Personally Presence Qualities Real Some Start Suppresses Their Things Work]
Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people, is the basic tool of the actor's trade. Miranda Richardson
[ Actor Basic Commonly Insecurity Normal Regarded Tool Trade Weakness]
I wanted to be an actor when I was a kid. Stanley Tucci
[ Actor Kid Wanted]
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. Dirk Benedict
[ Actor Around Baggage Being Could Devote Dragging Encouraging Energies Find Just Many Selves Their True Ways Wish]
I don't have any particular excitement about working with any specific director or actor at this point. Sean Penn
[ Actor Any Director Excitement Particular Point Specific Working]
In my first film, I was a basketball player. Like every good actor, I lied when they asked me if I could play. David Morse
[ Actor Asked Basketball Could Every Film First Good Lied Play Player]
It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract. Alan Shepard
[ Bidder Contract Determined Factor Feeling Government Lowest Realize Safety Sobering Space Up Very]
Hollywood will accept actresses playing ten years older, but actors can play ten years younger. Greta Scacchi
[ Accept Actors Actresses Hollywood Older Play Playing Ten Will Years Younger]
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. Charles S. Dutton
[ Actor August Could Essence Had Impossible Learned Leave Only Otherwise Ounce Really Stage Way Wilson Work Your]
I think the more the actor lets you know what he thinks of the character, the less the audience cares - like a comedian who laughs at his own jokes. Neil LaBute
[ Actor Audience Cares Character Comedian His Jokes Know Laughs Less Lets More Own Think Thinks]
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication. Marlon Brando
[ Actor Dedication Duty Express Full Grasp His Interpret Life Problem Significance]
Now, when I started my theater, the modus operandi was having the actors stare right into the audience. Richard Foreman
[ Actors Audience Having Into Now Right Stare Started Theater]
I think most actors are shy. I really do. The greatest actors can disappear. I had friends call me the Blend-In Man. Rip Torn
[ Actors Call Disappear Friends Greatest Had Man Most Really Shy Think]
My father comes from a generation of film that actors my age don't even know about, which is really sad. Amber Tamblyn
[ Actors Age Comes Even Father Film Generation Know Really Sad Which]
Emphasis was usually put on the horizontal acceleration factor, for the simple reason that ordinary structures have a built-in safety factor for the vertical component; that is, gravity. Charles Francis Richter
[ Acceleration Built-In Built-In Component Emphasis Factor Gravity Horizontal Ordinary Put Reason Safety Simple Structures Usually Vertical]
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. Sara Gilbert
[ Actor Become Brother Cast Christmas Crew Decided Get Had Jealous Old Presents Show Sister Started Their These Time Would Yeah Years]
I mean, there's a little bit that gets out, but for the most part, the thing that makes us work, and makes our family successful, and our life successful, is when we walk home and we walk into our doors of our house, all that other stuff is left outside. It's not a factor. Tim McGraw
[ Bit Doors Factor Family Gets Home House Into Left Life Little Makes Mean Most Other Our Out Outside Part Stuff Successful Thing Us Walk Work]
A variety of factors contribute to the price of gasoline in the United States. These factors include worldwide supply, demand and competition for crude oil, taxes, regional differences in access to gasoline supplies and environmental regulations. Gary Miller
[ Access Competition Contribute Crude Demand Differences Environmental Factors Gasoline Include Oil Price Regional Regulations States Supplies Supply Taxes These United Variety Worldwide]
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. Sinclair Lewis
[ Advertising Because Cheapest Economic Factor Goods Particularly Selling Valuable Way Worthless]
I'm very cautious about talking about how actors got where they got, as though there is in fact a plan or a way. There is no plan, there is no way, there's no sure set, there's no handbook, on how to get to be an actor. Peter Jurasik
[ Actor Actors Cautious Fact Get Got Handbook How Plan Set Sure Talking Though Very Way Where]
In the Emperor's New Clothes, they got a different celebrity to do each voice. They drew up a picture of each character and then each actor wrote their own part. Melissa Joan Hart
[ Actor Celebrity Character Clothes Different Drew Each Emperor Got New Own Part Picture Their Then Up Voice Wrote]
I think that most actors, and they're a very strange lot actors, very strange people, but I think that they attempt to keep in touch with the child. Ben Kingsley
[ Actors Attempt Child Keep Lot Most Strange Think Touch Very]
I don't like to repeat myself as an actor. Joe Lando
[ Actor Myself Repeat]
It's like a cast of actors; you're all working together closely under pressure to produce something everyday. And when we put up an issue, it's like the curtains opening on a new play. I really like that daily sense of surprise. David Talbot
[ Actors Cast Closely Curtains Daily Everyday Issue New Opening Play Pressure Produce Put Really Sense Something Surprise Together Under Up Working]
I wish I were a character actor. Of course, if I played hockey without a mask, I could become one. Michael Vartan
[ Actor Become Character Could Course Hockey Mask Played Were Wish Without]
I think it's damaging to know too much about a person, about an actor. Molly Parker
[ Actor Damaging Know Much Person Think Too]
Obviously I'd love to work with any of these great directors because every time I've worked with them I've gained a tremendous amount as an actor. Each director has his own way of pushing you towards improving yourself. Zhang Ziyi
[ Actor Amount Any Because Director Directors Each Every Gained Great His Improving Love Obviously Own Pushing Them These Time Towards Tremendous Way Work Worked Yourself]
It's nice to establish yourself as an actor first and a singer second. Proof is such a tremendous piece of work, and I'm incredibly lucky to be a part of it. I'm sure that the musicals will happen in the future, though. Neil Patrick Harris
[ Actor Establish First Future Happen Incredibly Lucky Musicals Nice Part Piece Proof Second Singer Such Sure Though Tremendous Will Work Yourself]
I'm an actor and this is a role I'm playing. But people can get wacky. Dean Cain
[ Actor Get Playing Role Wacky]
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. Bruce Davison
[ Actor Always Connect Everyone Find Important Manage Moment Opportunity Really Scene Something Where]
Being a star is an agent's dream, not an actor's. Robert Duvall
[ Actor Agent Being Dream Star]
A lot of actors just do whatever they do, and wherever the camera is, it is. They don't pay much attention, but I always did. I was always very close to the camera crew. They were my best buddies, no matter what movie or show I was doing. Donna Mills
[ Actors Always Attention Best Buddies Camera Close Crew Did Doing Just Lot Matter Movie Much Pay Show Very Were Whatever Wherever]
As an actor, you ask yourself what you can do to put yourself in a position where you can play that role. Jeremy Northam
[ Actor Ask Play Position Put Role Where Yourself]
I have a feeling I'm going to wake up one day and say 'I can't do dirty stuff anymore, I want to go all clean.' I'll do clean stuff too, I like to entertain people. Then they egged me on; we shot it at The Laugh Factory. Bob Saget
[ Anymore Clean Day Dirty Entertain Factory Feeling Go Going Laugh Say Shot Stuff Then Too Up Wake Want]
Any actor will tell you, anybody in the public eye, that the tabloids are the worst kind of ramification of being a celebrity. Tracey Gold
[ Actor Any Anybody Being Celebrity Eye Kind Public Tabloids Tell Will Worst]
Ellis Peters's historical detail is very accurate and very minute, and therefore is not only interesting to read but good for an actor to acquire a sense of the period. And the other thing I think is that an actor lives in the land of imagination. Derek Jacobi
[ Accurate Acquire Actor Detail Ellis Good Historical Imagination Interesting Land Lives Minute Only Other Period Read Sense Therefore Thing Think Very]
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. Aaron Eckhart
[ Actors Al Ben Feel Go Good Great Jack Makes Nicholson Now Pacino Sir Sit Worked]
It's always strange being a kid on the set, because you're treated like an equal when you're working. But then when you break, the other actors go back to their trailers to take naps and drink beer, and I have to, like, go do school. Natalie Portman
[ Actors Always Back Because Beer Being Break Drink Equal Go Kid Naps Other School Set Strange Take Their Then Trailers Treated Working]
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. Tony Goldwyn
[ Actors Characters Different Doing Dramatic Good Important Keep Long More Movie Next Parts Personal Things Think Want Writing]
Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor, present or absent, living or dead. Louise Brooks
[ Absent Actor Animosity Dead Every Living Natural Other Present Toward]
I'm the kind of actor who has ventured into escaping from me. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Actor Escaping Into Kind Ventured]
I think some actors thrive on working at a much greater pace than I do. Daniel Day-Lewis
[ Actors Greater Much Pace Some Than Think Thrive Working]
When actors are being defensive and defending their position, that is when you get less than good acting. John Boorman
[ Acting Actors Being Defending Defensive Get Good Less Position Than Their]
Young actors are pretty fantastic. I can't even imagine doing stuff like that when I was a kid. Donal Logue
[ Actors Doing Even Fantastic Imagine Kid Pretty Stuff Young]
A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating and interesting and enlightening. Bruce Davison
[ Actor Enlightening Fascinating Good Interesting Somebody Truthful]
The factor most ignored in discussing interstellar flight is the kinetic energy that must be invested in the ship to make its tons of matter move at a substantial fraction of the speed of light. Barney Oliver
[ Discussing Energy Factor Flight Fraction Ignored Invested Kinetic Light Make Matter Most Move Must Ship Speed Substantial Tons]
To be honest with you, when I got into this I never thought about reviews. I never thought about what people would say about me. I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do. Adam Sandler
[ Actor Become Comedian Excited Get Got Guy Honest Into Just Never Reviews Say Thought Wanted Would Young]
I thought his performance was absolutely wonderful and had said so, but he seemed, as actors quite often are when they first see.something, to be disappointed. I think he expected more from the film and himself. John Schlesinger
[ Absolutely Actors Disappointed Expected Film First Had Himself His More Often Performance Quite Said See Seemed Something Think Thought Wonderful]
I said I would do all the films about the commercials, and the films about ball-bearings and Ford tractors and so on, if once a year they gave me money for a free film. Karel Reisz
[ Commercials Film Films Ford Free Gave Money Once Said Would Year]
I avoid clients for whom advertising is only a marginal factor in their marketing mix. They have an awkward tendency to raid their advertising appropriations whenever they need cash for other purposes. David Ogilvy
[ Advertising Appropriations Avoid Awkward Cash Clients Factor Marginal Marketing Mix Need Only Other Purposes Raid Tendency Their Whenever Whom]
Some actors couldn't figure out how to withstand the constant rejection. They couldn't see the light at the end of the tunnel. Harrison Ford
[ Actors Constant End Figure How Light Out Rejection See Some Tunnel Withstand]
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. Thayer David
[ Actor Because Commercial Complete Easily Few Hours Jobs Only Pretty Reasons Take Which]
Only a fool does not fear actors, but you can't beat them, and if you can't beat them, join them, as they say. As I've got older I've become very interested in that part of the work. Lars von Trier
[ Actors Beat Become Does Fear Fool Got Interested Join Older Only Part Say Them Very Work]
In live action movies, you just hope that everything works. Because the actor may had a bad morning and doesn't play good, or accidents happen continuously. Many things contradict what you are trying to say. But in cartoons, nothing contradict what you want to say. John Hench
[ Accidents Action Actor Bad Because Cartoons Continuously Contradict Everything Good Had Happen Hope Just Live Many May Morning Movies Nothing Play Say Things Trying Want Works]
The filmmaker's got to make it his story and the actors have got to make it their story. Rachel Griffiths
[ Actors Filmmaker Got His Make Story Their]
As an actor you become that lighting rod between the person who made the play and the audience. Christopher Walken
[ Actor Audience Become Between Lighting Made Person Play Rod]
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. Jim Capaldi
[ Acid America Called Confess Contributing Ever Factor Fellows First Given Guy Had Johnny Just Made Probably Returned Strong Taken]
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. Anna Friel
[ Actor Bored Dead Desert Does Eyes Gets Go Happen Island Live Myself Never Promised See Their Year]
Human and moral factors must always be considered. They must never be missing from policies and from public discussion. Herman Kahn
[ Always Considered Discussion Factors Human Missing Moral Must Never Policies Public]
There's a certain arrogance to an actor who will look at a script and feel like, because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better. Mary Steenburgen
[ Actor Arrogance Because Better Certain Feel Look Make Maybe Paraphrase Script Simple Will Words]
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? David R. Brower
[ Afternoon Bed Decides Gets Guy Happens His Instruction Out Override Reactor Reason Runs Sheet Some Wants Wrong]
There are no benefactors in Canada because there is no incentive. Lara St. John
[ Because Benefactors Canada Incentive]
I want to try and do as much as I can as an actor. So far I think I've done pretty well with being a minister's son. And now I know I'm pretty darn good at playing a woman too. Barry Watson
[ Actor Being Darn Done Far Good Know Minister Much Now Playing Pretty Son Think Too Try Want Well Woman]
I feel really privileged to be an actor, to be paid to do something I love. Orlando Bloom
[ Actor Feel Love Paid Privileged Really Something]
Like all social theories, internationalism must seek its basis in the economic and technical fields; here are to be found the most profound and the most decisive factors in the development of society. Christian Lous Lange
[ Basis Decisive Development Economic Factors Fields Found Here Internationalism Most Must Profound Seek Social Society Technical Theories]
I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods, feeding on the caviar of Shakespeare. An actor must act. Laurence Olivier
[ Act Actor Away Caviar Feeding Gods Head Must Shakespeare Should Slightly Soaring Tilted Toward]
I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place. Steven Wright
[ Anywhere Factory Fire Hydrant Near Park Place Used Work]
I've always tried to kind of stretch my wings as an actor and do things that are different. Michael Douglas
[ Actor Always Different Kind Stretch Things Tried Wings]
You grow up in a Sicilian household, becoming an actor is not a big leap. Vincent Schiavelli
[ Actor Becoming Big Grow Household Leap Sicilian Up]
It's the formulaic studio movies the make money, and when they do, the actors in them are automatically movie stars. Mickey Rourke
[ Actors Automatically Formulaic Make Money Movie Movies Stars Studio Them]
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. Gene Barry
[ Actor Attitude Creates Given Guess Guys His Interpretation Know Mind Reacted Reading Reads Role Saw Things Were Word Written]
Think of Frank Capra and Preston Sturges. They used the same actors over and over again. Matthew Modine
[ Actors Again Frank Over Same Think Used]
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. Stephen Collins
[ Actor Amount Anyone Because Believe Confidence Develop Else Faith Huge Life Lot More Need Rejection Somehow Than Throughout Yourself]
There are some actor secrets you keep sometimes, and you want to keep. Kevin Bacon
[ Actor Keep Secrets Some Sometimes Want]
A critical factor in its success was that the X developers were willing to give the sources away for free in accordance with the hacker ethic, and able to distribute them over the Internet. Eric S. Raymond
[ Able Accordance Away Critical Developers Distribute Ethic Factor Free Give Hacker Internet Over Sources Success Them Were Willing]
Because we're actors we can pretend and fake it, but I'd rather the intimate investment was authentic. Keanu Reeves
[ Actors Authentic Because Fake Intimate Investment Pretend Rather]
The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting. Jessamyn West
[ Acting Actor Basic Essential Great Himself Loves]
The only actor who I think probably might have possibly taken a swing at me if he could have would be Burt Reynolds. He used to call Roger and me the Bruise Brothers, out of Chicago. Gene Siskel
[ Actor Brothers Bruise Burt Call Chicago Could Might Only Out Possibly Probably Reynolds Roger Swing Taken Think Used Would]
Yes, he wanted me to do Funny Games before, which I didn't want to do because the film was very theoretical - the way people experience violence on screen. There was very little space for fiction, it was more like a sacrifice for the actors than anything else. Isabelle Huppert
[ Actors Anything Because Before Else Experience Fiction Film Funny Games Little More Sacrifice Screen Space Than Theoretical Very Violence Want Wanted Way Which Yes]
What's fascinating is that when you write a script, it's almost a stream of consciousness. You have an idea that it means something, but you're not always sure what. Then when you get on the set, the actors teach you. Gary Oldman
[ Actors Almost Always Consciousness Fascinating Get Idea Means Script Set Something Stream Sure Teach Then Write]
Well, an actor is an actor is actor, to paraphrase someone or other and the opportunity to work, to have a steady engagement, certainly seemed like an appealing concept to me. Walter Koenig
[ Actor Appealing Certainly Concept Engagement Opportunity Other Paraphrase Seemed Someone Steady Well Work]
An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow. Lawrence Barrett
[ Actor Sculptor Snow]
Got through it without fluffing, that's the main thing any actor can hope for. John Leeson
[ Actor Any Got Hope Main Thing Through Without]
Programs that pay farmers not to farm often devastate rural areas. The reductions hurt everyone from fertilizer companies to tractor salesmen. Dick Armey
[ Areas Companies Devastate Everyone Farm Farmers Fertilizer Hurt Often Pay Programs Reductions Rural Tractor]
On general principle, I boycott shows that don't employ actors. Aisha Tyler
[ Actors Boycott Employ General Principle Shows]
As an actor, the second and last ones were interesting for me. Because those parts had the most change in playing someone who was both light and dark, sort of Jekyl and Hyde. Sigourney Weaver
[ Actor Because Both Change Dark Had Hyde Interesting Last Light Most Ones Parts Playing Second Someone Sort Those Were]
I am not one of those actors who believes he has to live the part he is playing. I can turn it on and off. Donald Pleasence
[ Actors Am Believes Live Off Part Playing Those Turn]
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. Helen Gahagan
[ Act Active Actors Any Back Became Because Did Longer Nothing Politics Possibility Sat Saw Stages Which World Would]
Sir Larry could be very strict and a disciplinarian, too. He had many faces; he wore many hats. But, ultimately, he loved the theater and he loved actors. Derek Jacobi
[ Actors Could Disciplinarian Faces Had Hats Larry Loved Many Sir Strict Theater Too Ultimately Very Wore]
I do think I'm lucky I met Michael. Not just Michael Douglas the actor and producer with two Oscars on the shelf, but Michael Douglas, the love of my life. I really do think it was meant to happen. Catherine Zeta-Jones
[ Actor Douglas Happen Just Life Love Lucky Meant Met Michael Oscars Producer Really Shelf Think Two]
An actor really is a kind of intermediary between an audience and the piece, whether it's a play or movie. Christopher Walken
[ Actor Audience Between Kind Movie Piece Play Really Whether]
Actors don't have real value. Uwe Boll
[ Actors Real Value]
The actor depends wholly on himself. He gives his performance in what, to him, seems the most effective manner. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Depends Effective Gives Him Himself His Manner Most Performance Seems Wholly]
I hate acting when I see it. I don't want to feel it, I don't want to see it, I want to be taken away with the story - I don't want the actor's ego in front of me. That's what I try to live when I do the work. Rutger Hauer
[ Acting Actor Away Ego Feel Front Hate Live See Story Taken Try Want Work]
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. Glenn Ford
[ Actor Correctly Does Done Foolish Him Hold Importantly Make Man Might More Needs Picture See Something Stands Stunt Sure Up Would]
I think I've had more of a variety in what I've done than most actors. John Turturro
[ Actors Done Had More Most Than Think Variety]
What impresses me is the young actors with terrific talent arriving on the scene. They'd have blown us all away in the old days. Guys like Brad Pitt. Robert Wagner
[ Actors Arriving Away Blown Brad Days Guys Impresses Old Pitt Scene Talent Terrific Us Young]
Most people don't know that I am an accomplished dramatic actor... But I've performed in several Shakespeare productions including Hamlet, except in this version, Hamlet lives in an apartment with two women, and has to pretend he's gay so that the landlord won't evict him. John Ritter
[ Accomplished Actor Am Apartment Dramatic Except Gay Hamlet Him Including Know Landlord Lives Most Performed Pretend Productions Several Shakespeare Two Version Women Won]
I read the script, and I knew it was a good part. It was written for a white actor. That's what I'm up against - I have to try to make roles happen for me that aren't written black. Gregory Hines
[ Actor Against Black Good Happen Knew Make Part Read Roles Script Try Up White Written]
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. Morgan Brittany
[ Actor Business Child Established Grew Growing Industry Into Less Teenager Time Turned Up Very Well Within Work]
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. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actor Find Go Lot More Movies Offering Regret See Some Surprises Them Used]
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. John Glover
[ Able Actor Create Demons Even Feel Keep Look Love Myself Need Parts Secret Still Them Wonderful]
I see my face in the mirror, and I said, No, my ambition is not to be an actor. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Actor Ambition Face Mirror Said See]
I couldn't care less about actors' trailers and food on sets and stuff like that - I just want to act. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Act Actors Care Food Just Less Sets Stuff Trailers Want]
The actor is concerned with his own bit of it, but the director's somehow trying to work the whole thing into a much bigger picture. It's like conducting an orchestra. Roland Joffe
[ Actor Bigger Bit Concerned Conducting Director His Into Much Orchestra Own Picture Somehow Thing Trying Whole Work]
Fortunately and unfortunately, people don't see me as a character actor. They see me as a leading man or nothing, which makes it really hard to get work. Josh Holloway
[ Actor Character Fortunately Get Hard Leading Makes Man Nothing Really See Unfortunately Which Work]
I think if you're an actor, then you can work on stage - but if you've never done it before, you're going to have picked up a few things that you're going to need to change when you're working on stage. Dominic Monaghan
[ Actor Before Change Done Few Going Need Never Picked Stage Then Things Think Up Work Working]
When actors give their input, it can be very ego-driven, and directors are scared of that. Michael Pitt
[ Actors Directors Give Input Scared Their Very]
Always leave enough time in your life to do something that makes you happy, satisfied, even joyous. That has more of an effect on economic well-being than any other single factor. Paul Hawken
[ Always Any Economic Effect Enough Even Factor Happy Joyous Leave Life Makes More Other Satisfied Single Something Than Time Well-Being Your]
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. Cuba Gooding, Jr.
[ Actors Asked Been Church Funny Gospel How Jonathan Last Lynn Movie Production Sharp Used Very Weird Welles Wonderful]
Trying different things is very important to me. I see people and want to wear their clothes and drive in their cars for awhile. That's probably one reason I became an actor. Fred Ward
[ Actor Awhile Became Cars Clothes Different Drive Important Probably Reason See Their Things Trying Very Want Wear]
I never consciously said, 'I want to be an actor.' It sounds stupid, but it's kind of like being a painter or something. You don't say, 'From today on I'm going to be a painter.' It's not something conscious - you've just been painting pictures all your life. Franka Potente
[ Actor Been Being Conscious Consciously Going Just Kind Life Never Painter Painting Pictures Said Say Something Sounds Stupid Today Want Your]
Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting. But really good actors are not hiding at all. They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
[ Acting Actors Afraid Behind Disliked Good Hide Hiding Idea Little Really Some Stars Whole]
I want to aspire to something like what Denzel Washington does, which is try to find scripts written for white actors - or Jodie Foster, who reads scripts for male actors. Wentworth Miller
[ Actors Aspire Denzel Does Find Foster Jodie Male Reads Scripts Something Try Want Washington Which White Written]
I was not able to understand how it could be right to pay an actor, or a singer, or an instrumentalist for entertaining the public and wrong to pay a ball player for doing exactly the same thing. Al Spalding
[ Able Actor Ball Could Doing Entertaining Exactly How Pay Player Public Right Same Singer Thing Understand Wrong]
The best research for playing a drunk is being a British actor for 20 years. Michael Caine
[ Actor Being Best British Drunk Playing Research Years]
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. Tom Baker
[ Actors Behaving Cool Know Lowering Sad Single Story Their Voices]
I never saw myself so much as an actor. I wanted to be a cartoonist like Charles M. Schulz and create my own world and be able to have a studio at home and not commute and be able to be with my family. Mark Hamill
[ Able Actor Cartoonist Charles Commute Create Family Home Much Myself Never Own Saw Studio Wanted World]
There's so many things I want to do. I want to work with great filmmakers, great actors, great scripts. And there's no reason for me to do anything short of that, because I'm 24, I don't have a family, I don't need to make tons of money, and I'm not dying to get famous. Tobey Maguire
[ Actors Anything Because Dying Family Famous Filmmakers Get Great Make Many Money Need Reason Scripts Short Things Tons Want Work]
The staff, stage managers, ushers all behaved as if they respected the actors. Estelle Parsons
[ Actors Behaved Managers Respected Staff Stage Ushers]
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. Charles S. Dutton
[ Actor Anything Else Forget Other Pay Since Studio Then Thing Things Want]
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. Buffalo Bill
[ Actors Baltimore Combination Had Having Indian Largest Organized Road Secured Started Troupe Where Which Yet]
I think every actor should go back and do theater periodically. Chad Lowe
[ Actor Back Every Go Periodically Should Theater Think]
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. Dorothy Denning
[ Actors Attack Becomes Capability Carry Critical Cyber Given Motivation Operation Out Question Such Take Terrorist Then Vulnerable Whether]
For a long time, I really struggled with the idea of being an actor because I really felt that I should be in the Peace Corps. Camryn Manheim
[ Actor Because Being Corps Felt Idea Long Peace Really Should Struggled Time]
I didn't come to Hollywood to drink or get high, and I don't want to be considered a cool actor - I want to be a great actor. Tom Sizemore
[ Actor Come Considered Cool Drink Get Great High Hollywood Want]
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. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Able Actor Also Any Approaching Been Capacities Character Enjoy Feel Film Fortunate Know Lead Obviously Part Projects Sort Think Various Very Well Working]
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. Beau Bridges
[ Actor Around Bar Been Entertainment Find Had Hotel Hotels Live Lobby Lot Many Only Times Town Travel Where]
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. Bea Arthur
[ Actors Another Being Comedy Creatures Honest Into Just Many Planet Playing Real Realized Seen Suddenly Supposed Told Turn Wonderful]
The last movie I did, I was very lucky: I got to work with probably the best actor of our era, Billy Bob Thornton. He's just incredible. I was like a sponge: I soaked up everything he had to say. Tim McGraw
[ Actor Best Billy Bob Did Era Everything Got Had Incredible Just Last Lucky Movie Our Probably Say Soaked Sponge Up Very Work]
Temporarily in 1934 I became a department head in the German Labor Front and dealt with the improvement of labor conditions in German factories. Then I was in charge of public works on the staff of Hess. I gave up both these activities in 1941. Albert Speer
[ Activities Became Both Charge Conditions Dealt Department Factories Front Gave German Head Improvement Labor Public Staff Temporarily Then These Up Works]
The more you participate in our common endeavors, the more successful your work in the factory, mine, wharf or village, in an economic institute or in the arts, in commerce or administration, the sooner we will be where we all want to be. Walter Ulbricht
[ Administration Arts Commerce Common Economic Endeavors Factory Institute Mine More Our Participate Sooner Successful Village Want Where Will Work Your]
Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again. Frances McDormand
[ Actors Again Careers Movie Stars Then Work]
In L.A., though, people get off busses calling themselves actors, so many are really not professionals. John Ratzenberger
[ Actors Busses Calling Get Many Off Professionals Really Themselves Though]
Creative people are very insecure people because they don't know whether people like them or are in awe of them. That insecurity always comes out. It makes them a better actor, I feel. Persis Khambatta
[ Actor Always Awe Because Better Comes Creative Feel Insecure Insecurity Know Makes Out Them Very Whether]
Directors say that you should get actors before they are recognized. They will be a pain or have an opinion. Dianne Wiest
[ Actors Before Directors Get Opinion Pain Recognized Say Should Will]
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. John Anderson
[ Actually Adjustment Along Already Assistance Burden Decent Get Going Look Make Outcomes Place Point Processes Proper Satisfactory Sharing Them Transitional Way Work]
But my favorite period for actors is the 70s. I think so many great movies were made in the 70s. The 90s just seem to be a confused decade. Nobody knows, really, what's going on. Ethan Suplee
[ Actors Confused Decade Favorite Going Great Just Knows Made Many Movies Nobody Period Really Seem Think Were]
The reason that I'm an actor, or an artist, is ultimately because I'm trying to paint a self-portrait, and the most complete and beautiful self-portrait that you can. Terrence Howard
[ Actor Artist Beautiful Because Complete Most Paint Reason Trying Ultimately]
Certainly there have been better actors than me who have had no careers. Why? I don't know. Richard Gere
[ Actors Been Better Careers Certainly Had Know Than Why]
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. Darren Aronofsky
[ Actors Anymore Get Make Only Really Thing Want Work]
There are certain actors who are very good at improvising, like Dustin Hoffman and Glenda Jackson. John Schlesinger
[ Actors Certain Dustin Good Hoffman Improvising Jackson Very]
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. David Brainerd
[ 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]
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. Richard Foreman
[ Actor Dialogue Get Heard Interesting Language Performance Play Repeated Slower Speed Tape Then Thought Web]
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. Danny Glover
[ Actor African Before Bring Course Cuban Decided Films Foreign Go Long Projects Really Saw Some Started These Things Think Those Values Wanted]
That is perceptive of you, because in this country men dancers have always been viewed with suspicion. If you were an actor, a star, and a dancer, you had to be, or have a name like someone "mainstream." Cesar Romero
[ Actor Always Because Been Country Dancer Dancers Had Mainstream Men Name Perceptive Someone Star Suspicion Viewed Were]
I was very pleased you know, and I was afraid that I might stick out, but I didn't. My happiest thing about that picture is that I proved that American actors can speak as well and also fit in with an ensemble like that. Rod Steiger
[ Actors Afraid Also American Ensemble Fit Happiest Know Might Out Picture Pleased Proved Speak Stick Thing Very Well]
I just went into this business for laughs. I guess I don't mind being an actor so much now. Chevy Chase
[ Actor Being Business Guess Into Just Laughs Mind Much Now Went]
Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work. Jack Nicklaus
[ Confidence Factor Game Great How Important Matter Most Natural Obtain Only Single Sustain Talent Way Work Your]
I consider those actors who amaze me are somehow less attractive to me than those actors who move me. Robert Lansing
[ Actors Amaze Attractive Consider Less Move Somehow Than Those]
And so, you can do hundreds and hundreds of studies showing a general factor and just so long as you restrict your populations, your testing materials and the kinds of situations you look at, you can keep finding the same wrong thing again and again. Robert Sternberg
[ Again Factor Finding General Hundreds Just Keep Kinds Long Look Materials Populations Restrict Same Showing Situations Studies Testing Thing Wrong Your]
I think dress, hairstyle and make-up are the crucial factors in projecting an attractive persona and give one the chance to enhance one's best physical features. Vivienne Westwood
[ Attractive Best Chance Crucial Dress Enhance Factors Features Give Hairstyle Make-Up Persona Physical Projecting Think]
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. James Dean
[ Actor Alone Being Concentration Imagination Thing World Your]
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. John Deacon
[ Actor Analogy Being Best Effect Everything Get Going Know Learning More Part Place Play Rehearsed See Show Theatre Things Together Where Whole Works Yes]
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. Jackie Chan
[ Act Action Actor Clint De Dustin Eastwood Hoffman Life Niro Robert Short Star Still Their Very Want]
Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing passion to create something distinctive and unique. Hattie McDaniel
[ Absorbing Actor Actress Create Distinctive Every Passion Possessed Something Unique]
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. Alberto Fujimori
[ Also Banks Campaign Completely Counter Factories False Japanese Million Panama Part Some Three Two]
The most important thing that certainly the United States and other Asian and Pacific actors have done is to urge that whatever happens, however the dispute is resolved, that it be resolved peacefully. William Kirby
[ Actors Asian Certainly Dispute Done Happens However Important Most Other Pacific Peacefully Resolved States Thing United Urge Whatever]
I went whole hog at the actor's lifestyle - really embraced it. I had by then known how much I loved acting already, because I discovered acting from a teacher in the seminary - that's the first place I ever did it, in the seminary. Peter Jurasik
[ Acting Actor Already Because Did Discovered Embraced Ever First Had Hog How Known Lifestyle Loved Much Place Really Seminary Teacher Then Went Whole]
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. Peter Cushing
[ Actor Audience Been Came Consistently Film Going Insatiable Just Kind Make Now Out Picture Seems Set Type Way Wonderful Work Years]
Clubs are so lame. Nobody even dances at these clubs. They stand around and get drunk and they schmooze. There is no enjoyment factor. Shia LaBeouf
[ Around Clubs Dances Drunk Enjoyment Even Factor Get Lame Nobody Stand These]
I'm living every ten-year-old boy's fantasy. The other day, Chris and I had this big scene where we had to pull out our guns, and I was thinking, 'Here we are in New York City - a place where every actor wants to be - and we are literally playing cops and robbers. How great is that?' Mariska Hargitay
[ Actor Big Boy Chris City Cops Day Every Fantasy Great Guns Had Here How Literally Living New Other Our Out Place Playing Pull Robbers Scene Thinking Wants Where York]
All actors almost always try to steal some of their wardrobe. Joe Lando
[ Actors Almost Always Some Steal Their Try Wardrobe]
What emerged, of course, was that the magnitude scale presupposed that all earthquakes were alike except for a constant scaling factor. And this proved to be closer to the truth than we expected. Charles Francis Richter
[ Alike Closer Constant Course Earthquakes Emerged Except Expected Factor Magnitude Proved Scale Scaling Than Truth Were]
If you cannot be on the project each day to check on things, then you should not try and be your own contractor. Robert Metcalfe
[ Cannot Check Contractor Day Each Own Project Should Then Things Try Your]
I had to think ahead. How much would I really enjoy committing five or seven years to working on this? When you're an unemployed actor offered a TV pilot, no matter who you are you're tempted by the good hunk of change to be made. It keeps you out of the unemployment line. Gerald McRaney
[ Actor Ahead Change Committing Enjoy Five Good Had How Hunk Keeps Line Made Matter Much Offered Out Pilot Really Seven Tempted Think Tv Unemployed Unemployment Working Would Years]
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. John Frankenheimer
[ Actors Also Charge Director Everybody Just Make Movie Movies Person Script Technicians Think Without]
Robert Taylor was not only a splendid actor in a wide variety of roles but one of the most handsome men in the western world. Audrey Meadows
[ Actor Handsome Men Most Only Robert Roles Splendid Taylor Variety Western Wide World]
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. Helena Christensen
[ Actors Also Emotions Entire Environment Express Film Interact Natural Other Play Scenes Set Unnatural Use Very Voice Your]
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. Claudia Black
[ Actor Again Become Before Crew Every Faces Family Forever Friends Go Home Hope Last More Morning Night Part See Spend Than Them Those Time]
The genuine artist is never "true to life." He sees what is real, but not as we are normally aware of it. We do not go storming through life like actors in a play. Art is never real life. Wallace Stevens
[ Actors Art Artist Aware Genuine Go Life Never Normally Play Real Sees Through True]
To have a songwriter that wrote so specifically what I felt to be true... I've never been much of an actor either. If something is real for me, then I can do it. Barry McGuire
[ Actor Been Either Felt Much Never Real Something Songwriter Specifically Then True Wrote]
I was a failed actor but I still wanted to show off, so I ended up doing live comedy. Graham Norton
[ Actor Comedy Doing Ended Failed Live Off Show Still Up Wanted]
It's not my goal to be a famous actor. Gavin DeGraw
[ Actor Famous Goal]
It's also that comedians don't have the kind of narcissism that actors have. They're writers who perform their own material. It's more interesting. And they're sexy because they risk more. Stand-up comedians risk more than anyone. Rachel Weisz
[ Actors Also Anyone Because Comedians Interesting Kind Material More Narcissism Own Perform Risk Sexy Stand-Up Than Their Writers]
I pick out young people and teach them in less time than it would take me to alter the methods of people from the boards, and I get actors who look the parts they have to fill. D. W. Griffith
[ Actors Alter Boards Fill Get Less Look Methods Out Parts Pick Take Teach Than Them Time Would Young]
My oldest step-son wants to direct or produce. As far as being an actor, I've already told them they have to wait until they're 18; I won't take them to auditions. Elizabeth Perkins
[ Actor Already Auditions Being Direct Far Oldest Produce Take Them Told Until Wait Wants Won]
I joined the Actors Studio and began to work with Lee Strasberg, and that changed my work. Sally Field
[ Actors Began Changed Joined Lee Studio Work]
The film business is absurd. Stars don't last very long. It's much more interesting to be a proper actor. Tom Courtenay
[ Absurd Actor Business Film Interesting Last Long More Much Proper Stars Very]
The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifestation of our culture. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Commencement Culture Manifestation Our Satisfactory Speech Think Wholly]
I've always thought that actors wanted to be pop musicians and pop musicians wanted to be actors. Gary Kemp
[ Actors Always Musicians Pop Thought Wanted]
I must have had faith that day. When I went out, I was Henry Fonda again. An unemployed actor but a man. Henry Fonda
[ Actor Again Day Faith Fonda Had Henry Man Must Out Unemployed Went]
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game. Henry B. Adams
[ Game Politics Very]
I really think the mind of someone who hasn't been welded into place by their work or studios or actors or this whole society is a wonderful mind to work with, so I'd like to do a big picture with an unknown director. Joan Severance
[ Actors Been Big Director Hasn Into Mind Picture Place Really Society Someone Studios Their Think Unknown Welded Whole Wonderful Work]
My advice to an aspiring actor would be to never stop learning or working for what you want. Nothing comes easy, ever, if you want something, you have to work for it. By working for it I mean work on your craft, learn from people who have something to teach. It's just like anything else, practice makes perfect. James Lafferty
[ Actor Advice Anything Aspiring Comes Craft Easy Else Ever Just Learn Learning Makes Mean Never Nothing Perfect Practice Something Stop Teach Want Work Working Would Your]
I had found English audiences highly satisfactory. They are the best listeners in the world. Perhaps the music-lovers of some of our larger cities equal the English, but I do not believe they can be surpassed in that respect. John Philip Sousa
[ Audiences Believe Best Cities English Equal Found Had Highly Larger Listeners Our Perhaps Respect Satisfactory Some Surpassed World]
I've always been terrified about being bored. I always think being bored is the worst thing. The only strategic decision I ever made as an actor was to try and make each job as different as possible. Alfred Molina
[ Actor Always Been Being Bored Decision Different Each Ever Job Made Make Only Possible Strategic Terrified Thing Think Try Worst]
I think the choice of actors that we have is a little more varied and rich here in New York than in L.A. Jerry Orbach
[ Actors Choice Here Little More New Rich Than Think Varied York]
Actors often behave like children, and so we're taken for children. I want to be grown up. Jeremy Irons
[ Actors Behave Children Grown Often Taken Up Want]
I choose movies, I never choose roles. I look at the script. I look at the director. I look at the other actors - and then the role. Elle Macpherson
[ Actors Choose Director Look Movies Never Other Role Roles Script Then]
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. Colin Farrell
[ Actor Between Brain Comes Confuses Feet Find Know Lot Sleep Still Surgery Think Trying]
The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home. William Temple
[ Child Conversation Educational Factors Home Influential Most]
I think movies are a director's medium in the end. Theater is the actor's medium. Theater is fast, and enjoyable, and truly rewarding. I believe in great live performance. Sam Mendes
[ Actor Believe Director End Enjoyable Fast Great Live Medium Movies Performance Rewarding Theater Think Truly]
It has given me an insight into what it's like as an actor to come into a show in the middle of a production and fit into a group that's already established. Corin Nemec
[ Actor Already Come Established Fit Given Group Insight Into Middle Production Show]
I've only had good experiences with actors. Starring next to them and directing them, for the most part they're all inspiring, special people. Steve Guttenberg
[ Actors Directing Experiences Good Had Inspiring Most Next Only Part Special Starring Them]
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. Rodney Dangerfield
[ Acting Actor Acts Deals Delicate Does Each Emotions Exposes Hide Himself Mask Putting Time Up Very]
I'm becoming a frustrated director, I think, in an actor's body. David Wenham
[ Actor Becoming Body Director Frustrated Think]
The attitude and capacity of the factory, the old metal table and the new ideas of the wooden furniture quickly and naturally suggested the possibility of metal furniture. Donald Judd
[ Attitude Capacity Factory Furniture Ideas Metal Naturally New Old Possibility Quickly Suggested Table Wooden]
I like to rehearse with the actors scenes that are not in the script and will not be in the film because what we're really doing is trying to establish their character, and good acting to me is about reacting. Jim Jarmusch
[ Acting Actors Because Character Doing Establish Film Good Reacting Really Rehearse Scenes Script Their Trying Will]
I just try not to subscribe to the ways of celebrity. I'm not a celebrity, I'm a working actor. A lot of the events - the parties and the premieres that people go to to get noticed - I'm just not into. I'll hang out with my friends, go see punk shows, read at home. At the same time, I have a production company, which is a lot of work. Milo Ventimiglia
[ Actor Celebrity Company Events Friends Get Go Hang Home Into Just Lot Noticed Out Parties Premieres Production Punk Read Same See Shows Subscribe Time Try Ways Which Work Working]
Sure I faced the troubles and challenges that most actors and actresses face until they get noticed, but I was always confident of myself and my capabilities. Christine Lahti
[ Actors Actresses Always Capabilities Challenges Confident Face Faced Get Most Myself Noticed Sure Troubles Until]
I actually like working with the other three actors on the show. Sean Hayes
[ Actors Actually Other Show Three Working]
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. Morgan Freeman
[ Actor Become Go Going Remain See Star Story]
As an actor, I am meant to dabble with different themes and genres. Sanjay Dutt
[ Actor Am Dabble Different Genres Meant Themes]
I had great faith in Irish actors, that they'd be hip to the whole theatre thing, and they are. I had no illusions of coming over here as some kind of big shot. It's been a learning experience for me too. Christopher Meloni
[ Actors Been Big Coming Experience Faith Great Had Here Hip Illusions Irish Kind Learning Over Shot Some Theatre Thing Too Whole]
Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure. Edsger Dijkstra
[ Between Decides Dispensable Elegance Factor Failure Luxury Success]
I didn't want to be an actor. James Caviezel
[ Actor Want]
We have our factory, which is called a stage. We make a product, we color it, we title it and we ship it out in cans. Cary Grant
[ Called Cans Color Factory Make Our Out Product Ship Stage Title Which]
I'll always be there because I'm a skilled professional actor. Whether or not I've any talent is beside the point. Michael Caine
[ Actor Always Any Because Beside Point Professional Skilled Talent Whether]
Actors, I don't think, ever really grow up. I'm hoping that that rejuvenating process applies to me, too. It has so far. I've been very lucky. Derek Jacobi
[ Actors Applies Been Ever Far Grow Hoping Lucky Process Really Rejuvenating Think Too Up Very]
The actor's life is the road. Always has been, always will be. That is his cross and his glory. Nick Mancuso
[ Actor Always Been Cross Glory His Life Road Will]
An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego. Alec Guinness
[ Actor Appearance Bearing Critical Diction Ego Exposed His Intellect Judgment Personality Short Total Totally Vulnerable Whole]
Any competent actor could have done what I did. Larry Hovis
[ Actor Any Competent Could Did Done]
I find that the majority of the actors I've worked with are extremely sensitive people and very spontaneous people. That's why I always say I'll never date an actor, because they're in love with you one day and the next day they're not. Ellen Muth
[ Actor Actors Always Because Date Day Extremely Find Love Majority Never Next Say Sensitive Spontaneous Very Why Worked]
Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk their careers commercially and economically. They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars; their image is their industry. It goes beyond acting. Ang Lee
[ Acting Actors Beyond Careers Commercially Crowd Economically Goes Image Industry Just Movie Please Risk Stars Still Straight Taboo Their]
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. John Cleese
[ Actor Also Barker Comic Death Encouraging Friendly Great Hear Learn Presence Ronnie Sad Started Such Television Very Warm]
We had a very energetic floor manager and he was always jumping around all over the place. The director would send down messages like, Can you tell that actor to calm down? Sarah Sutton
[ Actor Always Around Calm Director Down Energetic Floor Had Jumping Manager Messages Over Place Send Tell Very Would]
Pork was in 1971, and I stopped hanging out at The Factory by like 1973. Harvey Fierstein
[ Factory Hanging Out Pork Stopped]
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. Mark-Paul Gosselaar
[ Actors Am Comes Doing Each Enjoy Greatly Hard Her Now Other Relationships Still Support Thing Things Us Weren Would]
Reality is, I'm an actor and an entertainer, and I really wouldn't know what to do with another profession. Russell Crowe
[ Actor Another Entertainer Know Profession Reality Really]
I'm a character actress, plain and simple... Who can worry about a career? Have a life. Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again. Frances McDormand
[ Actors Actress Again Career Careers Character Life Movie Plain Simple Stars Then Work Worry]
As an actor, your life experience is just as important as studying. Jane Badler
[ Actor Experience Important Just Life Studying Your]
But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the rest of my life in a factory was real depressing. So the idea that I could become a musician opened up some possibilities I didn't see otherwise. Wayne Kramer Teen
[ Become Could Depressing Factory Idea Life Musician Opened Otherwise Possibilities Real Rest See Some Spending Teenager Up]
In the Second World War, they're talking about the Japanese traitors and putting them into concentration camps. But companies like DuPont had factories in Germany turning out stuff for the German Army. Rob Walton
[ Army Camps Companies Concentration Dupont Factories German Germany Had Into Japanese Out Putting Second Stuff Talking Them Traitors Turning War World]
I, also, found the opportunity to work with the actors extremely gratifying and rewarding. Janine Turner
[ Actors Also Extremely Found Gratifying Opportunity Rewarding Work]
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. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Accomplished Achieve Cost Degradation Each Expensive Factor High Increase Item Ten Uncommon Very]
I know actors come around and they always talk like that, but I don't do publicity if I don't like the film. Barbara Hershey
[ Actors Always Around Come Film Know Publicity Talk]
It's rare that I come across actors who are willing to work as hard on the material as I am. Donnie Wahlberg
[ Across Actors Am Come Hard Material Rare Willing Work]
I still have a dream of one day - I would love to hire a semi-retired contractor and just build a house - him and I building a house for me. I would truly love to do that. Christopher Meloni
[ Build Building Contractor Day Dream Him Hire House Just Love Still Truly Would]
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. David R. Ellis
[ Actors Because Come Execution Much Other Second Studio Think Units Well Worry]
And it's very strange, but I think there is something very common - not only in Celtic music - but there is a factor or element in Celtic music that is similar in music that we find in Japan, the United States, Europe, and even China and other Asian countries. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Asian Celtic China Common Countries Element Europe Even Factor Find Japan Music Only Other Similar Something States Strange Think United Very]
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. David R. Brower
[ Apollo Away Bubbling Gave Instead May Moon Now Ocean Pacific Reactor Remember Right Somewhere Supposed Us]
I'm just a hired actor who was hired for a particular job, but I think one of the joys of reading the script was the way that the personal and the global are woven together. Jeremy Northam
[ Actor Global Hired Job Joys Just Particular Personal Reading Script Think Together Way Woven]
I don't know what else I could do but pretend to be an actor. Alec Guinness
[ Actor Could Else Know Pretend]
What I try to do is factor in how people use computers, what people's problems are, and how these technologies can get applied to those problems. Then I try to direct the various product groups to act on this information. John Warnock Computers
[ Act Applied Computers Direct Factor Get Groups How Information Problems Product Technologies Then These Those Try Use Various]
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. David Carradine
[ Actor Actors Audience Deliver Doin Front Had Just Kind Lot Most Spend Started Themselves Time Training]
I am an actor through and through. Dougray Scott
[ Actor Am Through]
I was an original member of the Actors' Studio. Eli Wallach
[ Actors Member Original Studio]
So many actors have sheer guts, will, and determination; they just need some preparation. John Ratzenberger
[ Actors Determination Guts Just Many Need Preparation Sheer Some Will]
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. Claire Danes
[ Actor Being Certainly Curiosity Insatiable Involved Press Seemingly Something Uncomfortable Very Where]
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. Phyllis Battelle
[ Actors Attractive Behind Celebrities Course Discovers Interviewing Many More Most Over Reporter Spot Spotlight Tea Than Years]
When you know what an actor has, you can reach in and arouse it. If you don't know what he has, you don't know what the hell is going on. Elia Kazan
[ Actor Arouse Going Hell Know Reach]
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. Jan de Bont
[ Actor Angelina Any Comparable Everything Fighting Her Horse Make Male Movie Real Riding Stick Sure Wanted Would]
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. Jane Birkin
[ Actor Asked Dislocated Enough Grind Just Keep Lucky Scream Sometimes Teeth Them Thumbs Tight]
Part of the work is determining through what instrument you are playing. Actors are physical, olympian storytellers and we should be able to create entire landscapes with nothing. Ajay Naidu
[ Able Actors Create Determining Entire Instrument Landscapes Nothing Olympian Part Physical Playing Should Storytellers Through Work]
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. Donna Douglas
[ Actors Allowed Back Change Charge Different Everything Less Line Lines More Our Parts Producers Script Then Today Very Were Weren Won]
In L.A., if you're an actor, your personal and professional lives are too intertwined. Jena Malone
[ Actor Intertwined Lives Personal Professional Too Your]
When an actor asks you to read his script, your heart sinks. The number of scripts I've been given by actors that are so unbelievably terrible! Richard Grant
[ Actor Actors Asks Been Given Heart His Number Read Script Scripts Sinks Terrible Unbelievably Your]
I've been on jobs where there's that one actor who is just a miserable, miserable no-good, dirty bastard, and it just turns the whole process sour. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actor Been Dirty Jobs Just Miserable Process Sour Turns Where Whole]
I've worked with some actors who can't act. Anthony Anderson
[ Act Actors Some Worked]
I mean, its hard to be an actor in the city - trying to make it as an actor - because you waitress all night, you get home really late and you're super tired and your feet hurt. Piper Perabo
[ Actor Because City Feet Get Hard Home Hurt Late Make Mean Night Really Super Tired Trying Waitress Your]
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. Jensen Ackles
[ 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]
I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Actors Cattle Never Said Should Treated]
I got to draw monsters, robots and write funny stories. I loved doing that stuff and working with the actors. But it got to be less and less that stuff and more about trying to be everywhere and not being able to do one thing very enjoyably. Jhonen Vasquez
[ Able Actors Being Doing Draw Everywhere Funny Got Less Loved Monsters More Robots Stories Stuff Thing Trying Very Working Write]
There's a fine line between the Method actor and the schizophrenic. Nicolas Cage
[ Actor Between Fine Line Method Schizophrenic]
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. William Devane
[ Actors Again Always Been Change Complete Control Everything However Right Shows Terrible Then Where Writers]
I find that balancing my life with my work with the kids at St. Jude, working on books, working on my career as an actor and taking time out for my husband and family help to cushion a lot of the blows. Marlo Thomas
[ Actor Balancing Blows Books Career Cushion Family Find Help Husband Jude Kids Life Lot Out St Taking Time Work Working]
Nobody taught Picasso how to paint - he learned for himself. And nobody can teach you to be a producer. You can learn the mechanics, but you can't learn what's right about a script or a director or an actor. That comes from instinct and intuition. It comes from inside you. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Actor Comes Director Himself How Inside Instinct Intuition Learn Learned Mechanics Nobody Paint Picasso Producer Right Script Taught Teach]
Actors always have opinions. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actors Always Opinions]
My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors. Tracey Ullman
[ Actors British Character Great Influences Peter Sellers Were]
I'm really in no danger of being perceived as a famous movie actor! Lyle Lovett
[ Actor Being Danger Famous Movie Perceived Really]
I did well as an actor in Australia, and then Paramount invited me over... to have a look at me. Rod Taylor
[ Actor Australia Did Invited Look Over Paramount Then Well]
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. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor After Character Choice Eclectic Go Kind Made Mainstream More Mystic Pizza Route Stuff Young]
I like working with an actor who doesn't do the oneupmanship. One who has no trick and gives a true, honest performance. Erik Estrada
[ Actor Gives Honest Performance Trick True Working]
I was convinced there as only one actor to play Templeton the Rat, and that was Tony Randall. Joseph Barbera
[ Actor Convinced Only Play Rat Tony]
The great actresses and actors receive awards for great roles in great films. Gloria Stuart
[ Actors Actresses Awards Films Great Receive Roles]
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. Denzil Douglas
[ 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]
I really believe great actors, even with disease and age, can be great. Olivier Martinez
[ Actors Age Believe Disease Even Great Really]
The only thing I have never done is a Broadway play. I'm not sure I have the discipline necessary to do a Broadway play. I know it holds a fascination for certain actors. Bob Newhart
[ Actors Broadway Certain Discipline Done Fascination Holds Know Necessary Never Only Play Sure Thing]
I can't say I was unhappy as a child actor in films. I had a particularly wonderful time. Roddy McDowall
[ Actor Child Films Had Particularly Say Time Unhappy Wonderful]
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. Laura Bush
[ Actors Actresses Admire Because Been Big Different Fan Know Lot Musicians Whose Works]
When you know youre whoring it hurts. I have kids. I'm not going to run down an actor for doing this. Tim Roth
[ Actor Doing Down Going Hurts Kids Know Run]
I was never a part of the Actor's Studio, because two friends of mine started it in 1947 and by that time I'd gone to California. Richard Widmark
[ Actor Because California Friends Gone Mine Never Part Started Studio Time Two]
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. Javier Bardem
[ Actor Artistic Began Best Concern Continue Could Doing Done Enough Keep Only Respecting Since Strong Think Way Work]
I don't feel particularly comfortable about actors using whatever power they may have to push their beliefs, unless they're extremely well informed. Ralph Fiennes
[ Actors Beliefs Comfortable Extremely Feel Informed May Particularly Power Push Their Unless Using Well Whatever]
If they're willing to pay you what you think you're worth for it, that's why an actor goes to work. A lot of times they want to pay you a lot for a picture you don't want to do. Kurt Russell
[ Actor Goes Lot Pay Picture Think Times Want Why Willing Work Worth]
I'm the sort of actor who likes to talk about what we're going to do. Donald Pleasence
[ Actor Going Likes Sort Talk]
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. Diane Abbott
[ Cause Crime Cultural Deeply Distress Entrenched Factors Fear Gun Isolated Issue Major Problem Range Social Therefore Throughout Uk Wide]
The fuss that actors began making about the difficulty of shifting to sound struck me as perfectly foolish. Gloria Swanson
[ Actors Began Difficulty Foolish Fuss Making Perfectly Shifting Sound Struck]
And, of course, millions of us cross the border to work in US homes and gardens and factories and carpentry shops and restaurants, and if you go to a restaurant pretty much anywhere in the United States, the chances are that the dishes will be washed by a Mexican. Alma Guillermoprieto
[ Anywhere Border Carpentry Chances Course Cross Dishes Factories Gardens Go Homes Mexican Millions Much Pretty Restaurant Restaurants Shops States United Us Washed Will Work]
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. Kevin Costner
[ Actors Alan Always Best Bother Called Great Hood Knew Leading Played Robin Role Should Supporting Think]
The process of doing plays will make you an actor. Stephen Collins
[ Actor Doing Make Plays Process Will]
I was a child actor in radio, and there's not many of us left. Dick Van Patten
[ Actor Child Left Many Radio Us]
I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character. John Candy
[ Actor Become Character Escape Hide Into May Myself Think]
I will fight in the United States Senate this year to fund a servicing mission to Hubble by 2008, a mission that would potentially increase Hubble's power and efficiency by a factor of 10 and allow us to look back almost to the beginning of the universe. Barbara Mikulski
[ Allow Almost Back Beginning Efficiency Factor Fight Fund Hubble Increase Look Mission Potentially Power Senate Servicing States United Universe Us Will Would Year]
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. Claude Debussy
[ Although Art Beautiful Become Deception Events Everyday Factory Hope Incorporate Lest Life Most Must Remain Sad Thing Try Utilitarian Will]
I like the sensibility of Australian film a lot and the crews are fantastic. Great characters, wonderful people and no line between - I think in Hollywood they have this line between actors and crew a lot, and that just didn't exist, which I really appreciated. Barbara Hershey
[ Actors Appreciated Australian Between Characters Crew Crews Exist Fantastic Film Great Hollywood Just Line Lot Really Sensibility Think Which Wonderful]
That's the great thing about being an actor, you get to try out lots of things for your roles. Bruce Boxleitner
[ Actor Being Get Great Lots Out Roles Thing Things Try Your]
Hollywood is where they shoot too many pictures and not enough actors. Walter Winchell
[ Actors Enough Hollywood Many Pictures Shoot Too Where]
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. Matt Damon
[ 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]
I really want to have actors contribute their own ideas, with phrasings and ideas on all levels. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Actors Contribute Ideas Levels Own Really Their Want]
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. Sarah Bernhardt
[ Actor Barely Been Each Finished Firmly Good Just Laborious Minute Necessary Nothing Resume Soul Surprised Task Tempered]
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. Morgan Freeman
[ Actors Award Because Corner Course Group Interested Just Know Lot More Nomination Outstanding Puts Really Seem Than Think Within Wonderful]
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. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actor Bored Doctor Get Kind See Someone Wait Waiting Where]
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. Harrison Ford
[ Actor Character Ever Expect Famous Goal Just Regularly Rich Wanted Work Working]
The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much is luck the deciding factor? David McCullough
[ Attraction Deciding Factor History How Human Luck Makes Much Nature Our Pull Tick Us Why]
What career? A man's got a body of film of about four movies in about 10 years or something. I do it because I think I can do a good job of something and I'll enjoy it, do it, and sort of vanish. I don't want to be an actor for hire. Paul Hogan
[ Actor Because Body Career Enjoy Film Four Good Got Hire Job Man Movies Something Sort Think Vanish Want Years]
If you work in casting, it's sort of not cool to want to act. A lot of people think that casting directors are frustrated actors, but it wasn't true with any of the casting people I knew. Catherine Keener
[ Act Actors Any Casting Cool Directors Frustrated Knew Lot Sort Think True Want Work]
I'm not an Adonis, that's for damn sure. I've never really thought of myself that way, and it doesn't matter to me. My favorite actors aren't Adonises. Dustin Hoffman is a flawed-looking man; he's amazing to me. Tom Hanks is flawed-looking; people love him. Same with Gene Hackman. Shia LaBeouf
[ Actors Amazing Damn Dustin Favorite Gene Hackman Hanks Him Hoffman Love Man Matter Myself Never Really Same Sure Thought Tom Way]
I don't know how to construct a career that'll make me famous. Except maybe get my ears pinned back, get my teeth done, and go to America. But then I'll be competing with billions of actors who haven't got false teeth, and who are 25. Ian Hart
[ Actors America Back Billions Career Competing Construct Done Ears Except False Famous Get Go Got Haven How Know Make Maybe Pinned Teeth Then]
People who call themselves actors and can't ever get work; they do need to get another profession. Estelle Parsons
[ Actors Another Call Ever Get Need Profession Themselves Work]
There has got to be more to life than being a really, really, ridiculously good actor. Gary Busey
[ Actor Being Good Got Life More Really Ridiculously Than]
The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true. Hedy Lamarr
[ Actor Agent Crude Director Each Hollywood Ladder Leading Man Order Press Producer Sleep Star Success Them True Usually]
A lot of young actors will do a scene and then run off and look at themselves. I don't believe in that at all. Charlotte Rampling
[ Actors Believe Look Lot Off Run Scene Themselves Then Will Young]
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. David Crosby
[ Actor Affinity Being Business Father Felt Folk Great Know Later More Movie Music Myself Singing Songs Started Than Then Thought Would Write]
In the years since I worked with John Hughes, there were many years where I literally had hundred of doors slammed in my face because I wasn't that kid anymore, and I wasn't a character actor, and I wasn't a leading man, and I wasn't whatever Hollywood was looking for. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actor Anymore Because Character Doors Face Had Hollywood Hughes Hundred John Kid Leading Literally Looking Man Many Since Slammed Were Whatever Where Worked Years]
It's difficult being a child actor. I don't think everything beautiful has to be exploited. Some things can be beautiful and left beautiful. Rick Schroder
[ Actor Beautiful Being Child Difficult Everything Exploited Left Some Things Think]
There's a constant flow of child actors. It's kind of funny to watch the new crew come through. I think, You poor little things. You're going to have to struggle for a long time. Tina Yothers
[ Actors Child Come Constant Crew Flow Funny Going Kind Little Long New Poor Struggle Things Think Through Time Watch]
I had just arrived in New York from California. I was nineteen years old and excited beyond belief. I was an art student and an acting student and behaved as most young actors did - meaning that there was no such thing as a good actor, 'cause you yourself hadn't shown up yet. Robert Redford
[ Acting Actor Actors Arrived Art Behaved Belief Beyond California Cause Did Excited Good Had Hadn Just Meaning Most New Nineteen Old Shown Student Such Thing Up Years Yet York Young Yourself]
I found my niche as a character actor, and I've never felt like a movie star or teen idol and never wanted to. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Character Felt Found Idol Movie Never Niche Star Teen Wanted]
We make a contract within ourselves as actors or directors or writers about how much of ourselves we let into projects. You can actually figure out before you work on something how much blood you will have to let emotionally. Ajay Naidu
[ Actors Actually Before Blood Contract Directors Emotionally Figure How Into Make Much Ourselves Out Projects Something Will Within Work Writers]
I'd love to see the rushes but it's just not allowed because directors and also a lot of actors feel that if they see their work, and the director likes what they're doing, the actor might try to correct their mistakes. Corey Haim
[ Actor Actors Allowed Also Because Correct Director Directors Doing Feel Just Likes Lot Love Might Mistakes Rushes See Their Try Work]
Jim Carrey is a consummate actor and professional. He comes on set, knows his lines and knows his moves. Christine Baranski
[ Actor Carrey Comes Consummate His Jim Knows Lines Moves Professional Set]
Dates with actors, finally, just seemed to me evenings of shop talk. I got sick of it after a hile. So the more famous I became, the more I narrowed down my choices. Hedy Lamarr
[ Actors After Became Choices Dates Down Evenings Famous Finally Got Just More Narrowed Seemed Shop Sick Talk]
I am a theatre actor, but the last ten years I've taken parts in movies because it keeps me in money. Michael Gambon
[ Actor Am Because Keeps Last Money Movies Parts Taken Ten Theatre Years]
I was still thought of as a kid actor even though I was in my mid twenties. Tommy Rettig
[ Actor Even Kid Mid Still Though Thought Twenties]
The civil service can never be placed on a satisfactory basis until it is regulated by law. James A. Garfield
[ Basis Civil Law Never Placed Regulated Satisfactory Service Until]
I've never been one of those actors who has touted myself as a fascinating human being. I had to decide early on whether I was to be an actor or a personality. Robert De Niro
[ Actor Actors Been Being Decide Early Fascinating Had Human Myself Never Personality Those Whether]
In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator. Jean Cocteau
[ Actor Content Everybody Nobody Paris Spectator Wants]
It's just people should realize that the celebrity aspect of being an actor is very rarely enjoyable for people like me who would always rather go unnoticed and disappear into the crowd. Winona Ryder
[ Actor Always Aspect Being Celebrity Crowd Disappear Enjoyable Go Into Just Rarely Rather Realize Should Unnoticed Very Would]
Fear is the main factor in Arab politics... There is no Arab who is not harmed by Jews' entry into Palestine. Moshe Sharett
[ Arab Entry Factor Fear Harmed Into Jews Main Palestine Politics]
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. Morgan Freeman
[ Actor Doing Getting Gotten Hard Job Nothing Once Part]
When you consider that you're a character that doesn't speak, but you've still got to react to the other actors, you've got to make a noise of some kind. Peter Mayhew
[ Actors Character Consider Got Kind Make Noise Other React Some Speak Still]
I think it's hard to know. Feeling fulfilled, because actors face periods of unemployment, there is nothing worse than being at the top of your game; you have so much to give but do not have the platform to do this. Michael York
[ Actors Because Being Face Feeling Fulfilled Game Give Hard Know Much Nothing Periods Platform Than Think Top Unemployment Worse Your]
Well, yes, as I was a rather bad actor then and I wasn't making enough money, I thought, to make enough money to not make money as an actor, I'd better do some writing. Val Guest
[ Actor Bad Better Enough Make Making Money Rather Some Then Thought Well Writing Yes]
The magic doesn't come from within the director's mind, it comes from within the hearts of the actors. James Cameron
[ Actors Come Comes Director Hearts Magic Mind Within]
One day I heard a speech of Hitler. In this speech he said that the German factory worker and the German labourer must make common cause with the German intellectual worker. Fritz Sauckel
[ Cause Common Day Factory German Heard Hitler Intellectual Labourer Make Must Said Speech Worker]
You have to pretend to live in those clothes that they lived in, to live within the climate that they had then. You have to imagine with the help, obviously, of all the other technicians that are around - the writer, the director, the other actors. Derek Jacobi
[ Actors Around Climate Clothes Director Had Help Imagine Live Lived Obviously Other Pretend Technicians Then Those Within Writer]
I think that being a producer is business and being an actor is art. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Art Being Business Producer Think]
When my career first began, I didn't have children - so there's a whole lot of difference in the way I choose roles now. Not just films for my children, but how long I'm going to be away, and is Dad going to be home while I'm gone. That sort-of factor plays a part. Amy Irving
[ Away Began Career Children Choose Dad Difference Factor Films First Going Gone Home How Just Long Lot Now Part Plays Roles Way While Whole]
I'm just looking always for characters that change, because I want to get better, as an actor and as a person. Jeffrey Dean Morgan
[ Actor Always Because Better Change Characters Get Just Looking Person Want]
I don't think I would be an actor if I was that intelligent. Peter Boyle
[ Actor Intelligent Think Would]
We had to be parents by long distance, which is far from satisfactory. Jeffrey Hunter
[ Distance Far Had Long Parents Satisfactory Which]
I think it is very difficult today to have a reasoned public discourse on any controversial subject. Certainly, election years present a complicating factor. John Poindexter
[ Any Certainly Controversial Difficult Discourse Election Factor Present Public Reasoned Subject Think Today Very Years]
Actors are such an insecure breed. Joshua Leonard
[ Actors Breed Insecure Such]
It wasn't a mission to be a rock star. It wasn't a mission of mine to even be a movie star. I just intended to be a good actor. Don Johnson
[ Actor Even Good Intended Just Mine Mission Movie Rock Star]
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors. Walter Scott
[ Actors Barn Empty Farmer Fills Gets Grain His Leaves Mice]
This whole thing about winning and losing is muddy waters. But I can remember, as a young actor, just walking around this city and not being able to get arrested. Jeffrey Tambor
[ Able Actor Around Arrested Being City Get Just Losing Muddy Remember Thing Walking Waters Whole Winning Young]
There are dumb actors. But there are dumb politicians and dumb bakers. Tim Robbins
[ Actors Dumb Politicians]
Nobody deserves this much money - certainly not an actor. Jack Lemmon
[ Actor Certainly Deserves Money Much Nobody]
You know when you watch old movies, it's always the small parts you remember, the character actors who come in like a breath of fresh air. Amy Sedaris
[ Actors Air Always Breath Character Come Fresh Know Movies Old Parts Remember Small Watch]
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. Lloyd Bridges
[ Actor Being Believe Compared Embarrassed Fake Feel Foremost Guys Know Make Really Supposed Which Work]
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. Benjamin Bratt
[ Actor Aim Any Consider Every Honest Methodology Myself Particular Portrayal Really Role School Style Thought Training Truthful Undertake]
In motion pictures, the actor rules. The camera served the actor. Richard Donner
[ Actor Camera Motion Pictures Rules Served]
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. Luis Figo
[ Adopt Barcelona Change Country Decision Did Different Factor Important Join Language Learn Left Lifestyle Madrid New Sort Spain Staying]
Why did I write? Because I found life unsatisfactory. Tennessee Williams
[ Because Did Found Life Why Write]
I go through a whole process with the actors first, building and creating characters, then I encourage them to sort of live in that character when they're in the screen. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Actors Building Character Characters Creating Encourage First Go Live Process Screen Sort Them Then Through Whole]
As an actor, it's great to play a strong leader with a heart of gold. John C. McGinley
[ Actor Gold Great Heart Leader Play Strong]
Great cataclysmic things can go by and neither the orchestra nor the conductor are under the delusion that whether they make this or that gesture is going to be the deciding factor in how it comes out. James Levine
[ Cataclysmic Comes Conductor Deciding Delusion Factor Gesture Go Going Great How Make Neither Nor Orchestra Out Things Under Whether]
I like most of the Humphrey Bogart movies because they had to act then, and they acted very well. Edward G. Robinson is probably the best actor I've ever seen on the movies. Patrick Macnee
[ Act Acted Actor Because Best Bogart Edward Ever Had Humphrey Most Movies Probably Robinson Seen Then Very Well]
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. Seth Godin
[ Against Align Because Change Connect Factories Force Large Money Numbers Our Out Politics Something Their Them Tribes Turns Wanted Will World]
I have always been a Malibu Man, like all actors. Nick Mancuso
[ Actors Always Been Malibu Man]
I mean, the question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again, night after night, but God knows the answer to that is, don't we all anyway; might as well get paid for it. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
[ Actors After Again Answer Anyway Asked Bear Get God How Knows Mean Might Most Night Often Over Paid Question Same Saying Things Well]
Let's not get too precious about it: actors are not heart surgeons or brain surgeons. We are just entertaining people. Malcolm McDowell
[ Actors Brain Entertaining Get Heart Just Precious Surgeons Too]
I can understand why people get annoyed at being remembered for one thing, but a lot of actors aren't remembered for anything. I don't mind that. Julie Walters
[ Actors Annoyed Anything Being Get Lot Mind Remembered Thing Understand Why]
My only job as an actor is to try and understand the character and, to the best of my ability, bring this character to life. Patrick Warburton
[ Ability Actor Best Bring Character Job Life Only Try Understand]
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. Mark Goddard
[ Actors Control Happened Jobs Judy Never Over Relationship Series Supposed Their Today]
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. Ray Stannard Baker
[ Alleys City Contractors Draw Failing Filthy Habitually However Neglected Notoriously Payments Regular Streets Their Them Treasury Ward Were]
I think all those actors from that generation, like Bogart - they were wonderful actors. They didn't act. They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful. Anthony Hopkins
[ Act Actors Bogart Came Characters Did Generation Just Think Those Were Wonderful]
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. David Antin
[ Actor Already Being Experimental Got Play Reading Reduced Want Work Written]
A Dumont actor was considered to be too stilted - the way we Dumont actors used to speak. Leon Askin
[ Actor Actors Considered Dumont Speak Too Used Way]
Proceeding further, to inquire whether the facts related by the Four Evangelists are proved by competent and satisfactory evidence, we are led, first, to consider on which side lies the burden of establishing the credibility of the witnesses. Simon Greenleaf
[ Burden Competent Consider Credibility Establishing Evangelists Evidence Facts First Four Further Inquire Led Lies Proceeding Proved Related Satisfactory Side Whether Which Witnesses]
When child actors act well they're just reacting to situations, and they're acting very real because their life experience is so short; there's no history to fall back on. Mariel Hemingway
[ Act Acting Actors Back Because Child Experience Fall History Just Life Reacting Real Short Situations Their Very Well]
I remember that. I was talking to him and I said how great it would be if actors had a tail because I have animals and a tail is so expressive. On a cat you can tell everything. You can tell if they're annoyed. You can tell whether they're scared. Christopher Walken
[ Actors Animals Annoyed Because Cat Everything Expressive Great Had Him How Remember Said Scared Tail Talking Tell Whether Would]
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. Corey Feldman
[ Actor Doing Gun Hired Much Off Other Page Pretty Reading Want Words]
I watch these actors who when you go to buy a pint of milk you see them smiling on the cover of 20 magazines. Then when you see them in a film it's hard to believe the character because you just see them everywhere. Charlie Hunnam
[ Actors Because Believe Buy Character Cover Everywhere Film Go Hard Just Magazines Milk Pint See Smiling Them Then These Watch]
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. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Act Acting Actors Experience Know Mystery Nothing Only Other Same Separates Thing Us]
Obviously with the onset of cable and satellite, there are more opportunities for programming and original programming, so it creates more opportunities for actors and producers and directors and everything. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actors Cable Creates Directors Everything More Obviously Onset Opportunities Original Producers Programming Satellite]
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. Jeff Bridges
[ Actors Agree Amount Certain Contract Going Hard Nowadays Part Pay Sign]
As far as my dreams go, all I want to do is be a working actor, and I happily achieved that. Lucas Grabeel
[ Achieved Actor Dreams Far Go Happily Want Working]
Most parts that can be played by one actor can equally well be played by another, but not this. Kenneth More
[ Actor Another Equally Most Parts Played Well]
I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn't want to give creative control to overseas 'cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you're sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn't matter who comes up with the ideas, it's a collaboration. Yahoo Serious
[ Actor Australian Cause Collaboration Comes Control Creative Film Floor Give Ideas Just Matter Overseas Sets Sweeping Up Want Wanted Whether Whoever]
I was an actor before becoming a comedian. Shelley Berman
[ Actor Becoming Before Comedian]
I know that if I can't move people, then I have no business being an actor. Alan Arkin
[ Actor Being Business Know Move Then]
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. Daniel Berrigan
[ Actors Advisor Been Big Blockbuster Documentaries Films Hired Including Jesuits Make Out Several Them Trying Well]
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. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Actor Always Been Cause Experiences Good Got Great Life Lots Material Means Outgoing Some Spontaneous Things Tried Which Work]
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. Majel Barrett
[ 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]
I enjoy my work. I haven't been an actor for 30 years without getting pleasure out of the profession. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Been Enjoy Getting Haven Out Pleasure Profession Without Work Years]
In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value, this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates a sort of accompaniment to the signified. Roman Jakobson
[ Actual Autonomous Becomes Creates Factor Language Poetic Sign Sort Sound Such Symbolism Takes Value Which]
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. Atom Egoyan
[ Actors Because Confidence Directing Else Entirely Just May Mean Project Shattering Something Their Them Then Thing Wanted Work]
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. William Devane
[ Actor Actors After Character David Guy Instincts Instructed Kind Playing Since Staff Supportive Totally Trust Writing]
I'm a character actor, so I don't take the hit if the movie's bad, the lead does. So, I don't want to be the lead. He takes the hit, I don't. Brion James
[ Actor Bad Character Does Hit Lead Movie Take Takes Want]
Dysfunctional families have sired a number of pretty good actors. Gene Hackman
[ Actors Dysfunctional Families Good Number Pretty]
When I became a director, I wanted to convince a very reluctant Sidney into allowing me to go on the journey of his life. Sidney had gone ahead of every other African American actor. Lee Grant
[ Actor African Ahead Allowing American Became Convince Director Every Go Gone Had His Into Journey Life Other Reluctant Sidney Very Wanted]
When I was 18, I joined the Screen Actors Guild, and after college I came to New York. Marla Maples
[ Actors After Came College Guild Joined New Screen York]
All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene. Meryl Streep
[ Actor Any Blind Faith Say Scene Their Today]
To me, the series was the end of the actor, when the series ended. Jackie Cooper
[ Actor End Ended Series]
As an actor and as a person you come together with being in familiar territory although that has not been my whole life. That's been a part of it. I think a lot of people associate me with the west because of Sundance. Robert Redford
[ Actor Although Associate Because Been Being Come Familiar Life Lot Part Person Sundance Territory Think Together West Whole]
You should never ask actors about politics. Liev Schreiber
[ Actors Ask Never Politics Should]
I'm one of those fortunate actors who gets to work pretty much every day. I've had a run of good fortune and work with some terrific people who have hired me. Rob Paulsen
[ Actors Day Every Fortunate Fortune Gets Good Had Hired Much Pretty Run Some Terrific Those Work]
Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor's art infinite. Ellen Terry
[ Actor Art Difficulties Finds Great Infinite Only]
The weird thing about this business - and I'm sure this operates in many other things, but it's very present and acute in this business - is that a lot of people don't realize that they have power. Particularly actors. Lili Taylor
[ Actors Acute Business Lot Many Operates Other Particularly Power Present Realize Sure Thing Things Very Weird]
Factors affecting effective regional cooperation are mindsets and perceptions emanating from the past. Khaleda Zia
[ Affecting Cooperation Effective Factors Mindsets Past Perceptions Regional]
The role of a do-gooder is not what actors call a fat part. Margaret Halsey
[ Actors Call Fat Part Role]
Had we really succeeded therefore in altering the period of vibration, which Maxwell, as I have just noted, held to be impossible? Or was there some disturbing circumstances from one or more factors which distorted the result? Pieter Zeeman
[ Altering Circumstances Distorted Disturbing Factors Had Held Impossible Just Maxwell More Noted Period Really Result Some Succeeded Therefore Vibration Which]
I've been a very lucky actor. Bob Newhart
[ Actor Been Lucky Very]
When I was 19, I made my first good week's pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked. Billy Joel
[ Buy Club Enough Factory First Food Freaked Good Job Made Money Musician Pay Quit Rent Some Still Week]
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. Atom Egoyan
[ Apparatus Choose Decisions Determines Develop Factors Funding Go Important Make Many Material Most Necessarily Producer Production Project Think Working]
It's very difficult for me to speak about being an actor. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actor Being Difficult Speak Very]
The dream factory of that time was much simpler. As media outlets grew, everything became so complicated. Janet Leigh
[ Became Complicated Dream Everything Factory Grew Media Much Outlets Simpler Time]
I think voiceover is an adjunct that actors have picked up that have given us some security. Robert Stack
[ Actors Adjunct Given Picked Security Some Think Up Us Voiceover]
I personally take cues directly from the script, then I like to surprise the other actors. But you must maintain control on a level and see how far you can go up, down or out emotionally. You have to balance the craft with spontaneity. Lusia Strus
[ Actors Balance Control Craft Cues Directly Down Emotionally Far Go How Level Maintain Must Other Out Personally Script See Spontaneity Surprise Take Then Up]
There's one thing better than having a great actor, and that's having a great actor who's never done this kind of role before and is hungry to do it. They're testing themselves every day. They want to get out of their trailer and get to work. Sam Mendes
[ Actor Before Better Day Done Every Get Great Having Hungry Kind Never Out Role Testing Than Their Themselves Thing Trailer Want Work]
But some actors I have met possess an intelligence that I can only dream of. It's about character, it's about behavior. They understand things about people that I simply don't see. Ron Silver
[ Actors Behavior Character Dream Intelligence Met Only Possess See Simply Some Things Understand]
I didn't think I'd ever be able to do movies. That was for serious actors. Steve Buscemi
[ Able Actors Ever Movies Serious Think]
Some actors need to be rattled and some need to be focused. Liev Schreiber
[ Actors Focused Need Rattled Some]
It is important to make your own stuff. Even if you are not an actor, it is important to not stop involving yourself as a creative person. Ajay Naidu
[ Actor Creative Even Important Involving Make Own Person Stop Stuff Your Yourself]
If you catch me saying 'I am a serious actor,' I beg you to slap me. Johnny Depp
[ Actor Am Beg Catch Saying Serious Slap]