Quotations that match 'actor'.

Basically, the actor's job is to pay attention to the script. Joe Morton
[ Actor Attention Basically Job Pay Script]
Actors work and slave and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end. Helen Hayes
[ Actors Color Determine End Fate Hair Slave Work Your]
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]
I like to consider myself an actor who just happens to be Hispanic. Mario Lopez
[ Actor Consider Happens Hispanic Just Myself]
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]
I'm a big follower and reactor to weather. Jimmy Buffett
[ Big Follower Reactor Weather]
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]
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]
One of the things I find about acting is that the less the audience knows about the actor, the more they're able to believe in him in the role. Hayden Christensen
[ Able Acting Actor Audience Believe Find Him Knows Less More Role Things]
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]
I didn't feel compromised as an actor, and allowed other people's fingerprints all over that aspect. Gregory Harrison
[ Actor Allowed Aspect Compromised Feel Fingerprints Other Over]
I don't like shows, I don't like to put on a show, I just really want to work intimately with my actors. Sam Raimi
[ Actors Intimately Just Put Really Show Shows Want Work]
I didn't think I was an actor and fought it for a long time. Nobody paid for that but me. Kathleen Quinlan
[ Actor Fought Long Nobody Paid Think Time]
How was I going to make a man fly? How was I going to convince the public that an actor could fly? Richard Donner
[ Actor Convince Could Fly Going How Make Man Public]
But here I am today recording this and I'm in the studio with all the others on a clean mic. It's extraordinary, the actor's found a way of doing it for himself. John Leeson
[ Actor Am Clean Doing Extraordinary Found Here Himself Mic Others Recording Studio Today Way]
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]
I am not a piece of hash. I'm in charge of Factory Records. I think. Tony Wilson
[ Am Charge Factory Hash Piece Records Think]
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 know that if I can't move people, then I have no business being an actor. Alan Arkin
[ Actor Being Business Know Move Then]
Television studios bet the farm on reality shows, where they didn't need any actors and movie studios had no plans for any quality movies that required the presence of me. Alfre Woodard
[ Actors Any Bet Farm Had Movie Movies Need Plans Presence Quality Reality Required Shows Studios Television Where]
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]
There's a very small group of elite actresses who are my age, who people want to work with. It's not easy to get a good job with good actors. Amanda Peet
[ Actors Actresses Age Easy Elite Get Good Group Job Small Very Want Work]
I'm a method actor. Seann William Scott
[ Actor Method]
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]
What I observed about my fellow actors was that most gave up very easily. Harrison Ford
[ Actors Easily Fellow Gave Most Observed Up Very]
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]
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 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]
I'll never be a good writer, and no chance of being a good actor. Matthew Vaughn
[ Actor Being Chance Good Never Writer]
Then they started pulling me in and I was very resistant. All the other actors would be saying write more, more dialogue for me, and I'd always be saying 'No, less, less'. Peter Berg
[ Actors Always Dialogue Less More Other Pulling Resistant Saying Started Then Very Would Write]
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]
In terms of Cube I think he's very conscious of the technical aspect of the business whereas when you're just hired as an actor, you're not really secure in that part of your work and you're not really paying attention to where the camera. Nia Long
[ Actor Aspect Attention Business Camera Conscious Cube Hired Just Part Paying Really Secure Technical Terms Think Very Where Whereas Work Your]
We are the only school in America, drama school in America that trains actors, writers and directors side by side for three years in a master's degree program, and we want them - to expose them to everything. James Lipton
[ Actors America Degree Directors Drama Everything Expose Master Only Program School Side Them Three Trains Want Writers Years]
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]
If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors. Jason Statham
[ Able Actors Characters Colorful Confidence Good Got Great Home Imagination Kind Know Lot Make Might Saying Then Would]
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]
People need to realise what real happiness and success is, because success as an actor is fleeting. You can be up there one day and gone the next. Chuck Norris
[ Actor Because Day Fleeting Gone Happiness Need Next Real Realise Success Up]
The most critical factor subduing the demand for housing is that home ownership is no longer seen as the great, long-term buildup in equity value it once was. Mortimer Zuckerman
[ Critical Demand Equity Factor Great Home Housing Long-Term Longer Most Once Ownership Seen Subduing Value]
The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come. James Whitcomb Riley
[ Allow Come Determination Discouragement Energy Enthusiasm Essential Factor Inevitably Most Must Never Persistence Your]
I was trained to be an actor, not a star. I was trained to play roles, not to deal with fame and agents and lawyers and the press. Gene Hackman
[ Actor Agents Deal Fame Lawyers Play Press Roles Star Trained]
There are thus great swathes of the past where understanding is more important and reputable than judgement, because the principal actors performed in line with the ideas and values of that time, not of ours. Douglas Hurd
[ Actors Because Great Ideas Important Judgement Line More Ours Past Performed Principal Reputable Than Thus Time Understanding Values Where]
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]
If you're going to be that kind of actor and go way out there, it's really important to take care of yourself and have a safe place, whatever that is. Annabella Sciorra
[ Actor Care Go Going Important Kind Out Place Really Safe Take Way Whatever Yourself]
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]
Actors are responsible to the people we play. Philip Seymour Hoffman
[ Actors Play Responsible]
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]
I've met actors where you think, if only you could just clean up your act and get it together, people would want to work with you. Some people are so difficult, it's just not worth working with them. Patrick Stewart
[ Act Actors Clean Could Difficult Get Just Met Only Some Them Think Together Up Want Where Work Working Worth Would Your]
You're looking at an actor whose price has just doubled. Art Carney
[ Actor Doubled Just Looking Price Whose]
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]
I've made a career over the last seventeen years of mostly playing men in uniform, especially cops. The one thing for an actor that is death, is if you're bored. The boredom will show in your work. Benjamin Bratt
[ Actor Bored Boredom Career Cops Death Especially Last Made Men Mostly Over Playing Seventeen Show Thing Uniform Will Work Years Your]
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]
AIDS does not inevitably lead to death, especially if you suppress the co-factors that support the disease. It is very important to tell this to people who are infected. Luc Montagnier
[ Aids Death Disease Does Especially Important Inevitably Infected Lead Support Suppress Tell Very]
What the Bleep Do We Know was not written with a deaf person in mind, but when they met me, it clicked with them to have me in it. But that happens with a lot of actors in Hollywood, not just with me. Marlee Matlin
[ Actors Clicked Deaf Happens Hollywood Just Know Lot Met Mind Person Them Written]
An actor is a sculptor who carves in snow. Lawrence Barrett
[ Actor Sculptor Snow]
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]
This is still a big barrier for me and it is for a lot of foreign actors. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Actors Barrier Big Foreign Lot Still]
I like to do theater and hopefully be effective. Most actors, at least contemporary actors of my generation, can't do it. They don't have the chops. Jeffrey Wright
[ Actors Chops Contemporary Effective Generation Hopefully Least Most Theater]
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]
Even if you build the perfect reactor, you're still saddled with a people problem and an equipment problem. David R. Brower
[ Build Equipment Even Perfect Problem Reactor Saddled Still]
If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives. Marlon Brando
[ Actors Anything Lives Personal Stomach Talk Television Their Unsettling Watching]
It's often wrong to write for specific actors because one ends up using what is least interesting about them, their mannerisms and habits. I prefer not to write for specific people. Claude Chabrol
[ Actors Because Ends Habits Interesting Least Mannerisms Often Prefer Specific Their Them Up Using Write Wrong]
As an actor, you usually live your life with faith. Molly Parker
[ Actor Faith Life Live Usually Your]
At that time, about July 5, we had no Iraqi corrections officers working for us. It was a responsibility of the CPA, with contractors, to set up a training program. Janis Karpinski
[ Contractors Corrections Had Iraqi July Officers Program Responsibility Set Time Training Up Us Working]
Most cartoonists are failed actors. Milton Caniff
[ Actors Cartoonists Failed Most]
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]
By competent evidence, is meant such as the nature of the thing to be proved requires; and by satisfactory evidence, is meant that amount of proof, which ordinarily satisfies an unprejudiced mind, beyond any reasonable doubt. Simon Greenleaf
[ Amount Any Beyond Competent Doubt Evidence Meant Mind Nature Ordinarily Proof Proved Reasonable Requires Satisfactory Satisfies Such Thing Which]
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]
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]
Growth as an actor and as a human being are synonymous. Tom Oppenheim
[ Actor Being Growth Human Synonymous]
Will and Tommy Lee are the only actors I've ever worked with where neither of them want to say any lines. Barry Sonnenfeld
[ Actors Any Ever Lee Lines Neither Only Say Them Tommy Want Where Will Worked]
I'd just love to have an audience and it's the most fun in the world to get a new script every week and have the audience come in, and work with those actors. Sara Gilbert
[ Actors Audience Come Every Fun Get Just Love Most New Script Those Week Work World]
You know, OJ was a really nice guy, and he knew his lines. He was nice to everybody on the set. He got to be a better actor, I thought, with every movie. David Zucker
[ Actor Better Every Everybody Got Guy His Knew Know Lines Movie Nice Really Set Thought]
For hundreds of years, that was the major form of entertainment: The grown-ups sat around and watched the kids play. Now they sit around and watch the television. The actors are the kids. David Duchovny
[ Actors Around Entertainment Form Grown-Ups Hundreds Kids Major Now Play Sat Sit Television Watch Watched Years]
Somewhere in talking and rehearsing, there is a magical moment where actors catch a current, they're on the right road. If they really catch it, then whatever they do from then on is correct and it all comes out of them from that point on. David Lynch
[ Actors Catch Comes Correct Current Magical Moment Out Point Really Rehearsing Right Road Somewhere Talking Them Then Whatever Where]
The breadth of the potential readership is also a factor. Mark Millar
[ Also Breadth Factor Potential Readership]
Eventually though, I'd like to have my own production company. Then I could create great opportunities not only for myself, but for other actors as well. Mario Lopez
[ Actors Company Could Create Eventually Great Myself Only Opportunities Other Own Production Then Though Well]
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]
Michael Caine is a movie star, but he's also a great actor. I can't say that about every movie star. It's the concentration he has. Norman Jewison
[ Actor Also Concentration Every Great Michael Movie Say Star]
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]
My favorite actor is Wallace Beery. Don Johnson
[ Actor Favorite Wallace]
In this country, you have movie actors and theatre actors and television actors. Max von Sydow
[ Actors Country Movie Television Theatre]
I'm an actor in between jobs right now, so I kind of live the life of a 7-year old. Aaron Yoo
[ Actor Between Jobs Kind Life Live Now Old Right]
I used to sit near Marilyn Monroe in the Actor's Studio. She'd get dressed up because that was her identity. Sad. Those cameras wouldn't leave her alone. She didn't know where to hide. Doris Roberts
[ Actor Alone Because Cameras Dressed Get Her Hide Identity Know Leave Marilyn Monroe Near Sad She Sit Studio Those Up Used Where]
Then I got out of the service, and I was going to be a Shakespearean actor. Harvey Korman
[ Actor Going Got Out Service Shakespearean Then]
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]
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 was a writer. I just wasn't a very good one. I was lucky enough to have a playwriting teacher who told me that I'd be a better actor than I would a playwright. Liev Schreiber
[ Actor Better Enough Good Just Lucky Playwright Playwriting Teacher Than Told Very Would Writer]
Yes, The Persuaders, that was great fun because one of my favourite actors is Roger Moore. Val Guest
[ Actors Because Favourite Fun Great Moore Roger Yes]
If I went to work in a factory the first thing I'd do is join a union. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Factory First Join Thing Union Went Work]
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]
One thing that's great about being a character actor is that a movie doesn't rest on your shoulders. If it bombs, it won't hurt my career. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actor Being Bombs Career Character Great Hurt Movie Rest Shoulders Thing Won Your]
He was a psychotic. He was a borderline psychotic. He was a terrific, sensational actor, with a magical screen presence, you couldn't keep your eyes off him, but he was paranoid. He was sure everybody was out to get him. Mark Rydell
[ Actor Everybody Eyes Get Him Keep Magical Off Out Paranoid Presence Psychotic Screen Sensational Sure Terrific Your]
If you're going to be born ugly and be an actor - the least they can do is let you play Lincoln. Sam Waterston
[ Actor Born Going Least Lincoln Play Ugly]
I'm not the kind of actor who goes into exhaustive research for each role. Clive Owen
[ Actor Each Exhaustive Goes Into Kind Research Role]
Actors, lots of times, are great when they have great parts. For me, a lot of times, it's been the part. Bruce Davison
[ Actors Been Great Lot Lots Part Parts Times]
Is this film more interesting than a documentary of the same actors having lunch? Gene Siskel
[ Actors Documentary Film Having Interesting Lunch More Same Than]
I'm not the kind of actor that would know what my character had for breakfast last Tuesday. Liam Neeson
[ Actor Breakfast Character Had Kind Know Last Tuesday Would]
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]
Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Actor Best Casting Disney Him Just Tears Up]
The role of an actor is to make every character believable. Orlando Bloom
[ Actor Believable Character Every Make Role]
The most important thing for small businesses is getting the economy back on its feet. That - the key driver of small business activity is demand for their product, and that is what we are trying to do, getting the economy back on its feet. That's far more important than other factors. Peter Orszag
[ Activity Back Business Businesses Demand Driver Economy Factors Far Feet Getting Important Key More Most Other Product Small Than Their Thing Trying]
One of the strangest things about being an actor is that people you don't know feel that they are allowed to comment on your hair, body, clothes, relationships. Courtney Thorne Smith
[ Actor Allowed Being Body Clothes Comment Feel Hair Know Relationships Strangest Things Your]
We (actors) don't really change the world. We reflect it... but Washington really changes the world. Martin Sheen
[ Actors Change Changes Really Reflect Washington World]
When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government. Alexander Chase
[ Aid Begins Factory Government Human Machine Run Scrap Time Whether Without]
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]
In nighttime series, the actor gets billing up front on every episode. Michael Zaslow
[ Actor Billing Episode Every Front Gets Nighttime Series Up]
I see my job as an actor to be as good a channel as I can be. Acting is a gift, and I have respect for it. Lili Taylor
[ Acting Actor Channel Gift Good Job Respect See]
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 don't think I could be happy as an actor if there was a tyrant on the set. David Warner
[ Actor Could Happy Set Think Tyrant]
There's something that sort of weirds me out about actors who want to be rock stars, and the other way around too. Gwyneth Paltrow
[ Actors Around Other Out Rock Something Sort Stars Too Want Way]
It's an incredible privilege for an actor to look into the camera. It's like looking right into the heart of the film, and you can't take that lightly. Emily Watson
[ Actor Camera Film Heart Incredible Into Lightly Look Looking Privilege Right Take]
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]
When actors are talking, they are servants of the dramatist. It is what they can show the audience when they are not talking that reveals the fine actor. Cedric Hardwicke
[ Actor Actors Audience Dramatist Fine Reveals Servants Show Talking]
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]
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]
The great actors we had came from the actor-manager theaters. Not only did they create a team, they were the generals working with the soldiers. Steven Berkoff
[ Actors Came Create Did Generals Great Had Only Soldiers Team Theaters Were Working]
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]
I have never had trouble with any actor being able to visualise things. They are amazing. As long as you have your monster head on a long stick, so you can hold it up there and you can wave it around and let them see it and explain it to them, they are just great. Dennis Muren
[ Able Actor Amazing Any Around Being Explain Great Had Head Hold Just Long Monster Never See Stick Them Things Trouble Up Visualise Wave Your]
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]
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]
The big gap between the ability of actors is confidence. Kathleen Turner
[ Ability Actors Between Big Confidence Gap]
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]
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]
I have always been a Malibu Man, like all actors. Nick Mancuso
[ Actors Always Been Malibu Man]
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]
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 saw and I met a lot of people who were in the field. It also provided a context in which I came to respect what the actor did, because I saw how difficult it actually was to do. Ron Silver
[ Actor Actually Also Because Came Context Did Difficult Field How Lot Met Provided Respect Saw Were Which]
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]
Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks. Alistair Cooke
[ Factory Flourishing Greeks Grew Hollywood Most Mythology Popular Since]
When you're a child you're able to assimilate so easily into any situation. You even start talking like the people you're around. I wasn't conscious that I was so good at that until I started to truly feel like an actor. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Able Actor Any Around Assimilate Child Conscious Easily Even Feel Good Into Situation Start Started Talking Truly Until]
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'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]
I think I'm good at amplifying an actor's strengths, and minimizing their weaknesses. And they all have strengths and weaknesses. Steven Soderbergh
[ Actor Good Strengths Their Think Weaknesses]
Anytime you have a difficult encounter with your child, there is a good chance that at least one of these factors is bringing out the worst in him or her: transitions, time pressure, competition for your attention, conflicting objectives. Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
[ Anytime Attention Bringing Chance Child Competition Conflicting Difficult Encounter Factors Good Her Him Least Objectives Out Pressure These Time Transitions Worst Your]
You don't have to find out what someone's mechanical abilities are. All those factors are already a known commodity. I've seen teams win championships and have their entire team quit the next day because they weren't happy. Larry Dixon
[ Abilities Already Because Championships Commodity Day Entire Factors Find Happy Known Mechanical Next Out Quit Seen Someone Team Teams Their Those Weren Win]
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]
I've always seen it as the role of an artist to drag his inside out, give the audience all you've got. Writers, actors, singers, all good artists do the same. It isn't supposed to be easy. Henry Rollins
[ Actors Always Artist Artists Audience Drag Easy Give Good Got His Inside Out Role Same Seen Singers Supposed Writers]
Music always came first. I never set out to be an actor. David Soul
[ Actor Always Came First Music Never Out Set]
Actors are very generous. Blythe Danner
[ Actors Generous Very]
Every year or so, I try to do something; it keeps me refreshed as to what's going on in front of the lens, and I understand what the actor is going through. Martin Scorsese
[ Actor Every Front Going Keeps Lens Refreshed Something Through Try Understand Year]
Nobody deserves this much money - certainly not an actor. Jack Lemmon
[ Actor Certainly Deserves Money Much Nobody]
I was not a trained actor. Frankie Avalon
[ Actor Trained]
Indeed, the actor's lot is a much harder one than that of the director's, from one simple standpoint: The actor has to play the eight shows a week. Charles Keating
[ Actor Director Eight Harder Indeed Lot Much Play Shows Simple Standpoint Than Week]
There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring. Tim Roth
[ Acting Actor Boring Character Famous Generally Intention Just Less Life Means Person Pressure Pretty Rich Which Will Would Your]
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]
Another factor is the decision, made in 1976, to sharply divide the FBI and the foreign intelligence agencies. The FBI would collect within the United States; the foreign intelligence agencies would collect overseas. Bobby R. Inman
[ Agencies Another Collect Decision Divide Factor Fbi Foreign Intelligence Made Overseas Sharply States United Within Would]
A lot of actors get concerned about their own image, even going so far as to rewrite a movie to best serve that image. All I want to do is be in good movies. Michael Douglas
[ Actors Best Concerned Even Far Get Going Good Image Lot Movie Movies Own Rewrite Serve Their Want]
From that moment on I knew my profession in life was and has remained until today an actor's life. Leon Askin
[ Actor Knew Life Moment Profession Remained Today Until]
I'm used to working alone. Frankly with some of the actors I've worked with, I've felt like I was working alone. Claudia Christian
[ Actors Alone Felt Frankly Some Used Worked Working]
I'm basically a movie actor now, and my big roles are mostly horror movies - unless I'm doing a guest star or something - and occasionally I try to get back into television. Robert Englund
[ Actor Back Basically Big Doing Get Guest Horror Into Mostly Movie Movies Now Occasionally Roles Something Star Television Try Unless]
When they asked Jack Benny to do something for the Actor's Orphanage - he shot both his parents and moved in. Bob Hope
[ Actor Asked Benny Both His Jack Moved Orphanage Parents Shot Something]
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]
I'm a ballplayer, not an actor. Joe DiMaggio
[ Actor Ballplayer]
The love scenes that worked, regardless of the director, were the ones where the actors weren't fearful. When somebody was fearful, you could see it right away. It takes you out of the story, and that's to be avoided at all costs. Jennifer Beals
[ Actors Avoided Away Costs Could Director Fearful Love Ones Out Regardless Right Scenes See Somebody Story Takes Were Weren Where Worked]
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]
We have actors from other films, from 'Baywatch,' and so on, and these people are looking exactly the opposite of what they are. The transformations were so smooth, and so funny to watch, it was unbelievable. Joe Viterelli
[ Actors Baywatch Exactly Films Funny Looking Opposite Other Smooth These Transformations Unbelievable Watch Were]
A State in the grip of neo-colonialism is not master of its own destiny. It is this factor which makes neo-colonialism such a serious threat to world peace. Kwame Nkrumah
[ Destiny Factor Grip Makes Master Own Peace Serious State Such Threat Which World]
It's very difficult for me to speak about being an actor. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actor Being Difficult Speak Very]
So many people are called but few serve as actors, you know what I mean? Faye Dunaway
[ Actors Called Few Know Many Mean Serve]
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]
You know the actor John Garfield? In one movie he walked up to this train station, the ticket booth, and the guy says, 'Yes, where are you going?' And he says, 'I want a ticket to nowhere.' I thought: that's it. The freedom to do that. I want a ticket to nowhere. Wayne Shorter
[ Actor Booth Freedom Garfield Going Guy John Know Movie Nowhere Says Station Thought Ticket Train Up Walked Want Where Yes]
From 1980 to 1990, I shot more films than any other actor in the Screen Actors Guild, apart from Gene Hackman. Steve Guttenberg
[ Actor Actors Any Apart Films Gene Guild Hackman More Other Screen Shot Than]
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 went to Second City, where you learned to make the other actor look good so you looked good and National Lampoon, where you had to create everything out of nothing, and SNL, where you couldn't make any mistakes, and you learned what collaboration was. Bill Murray
[ Actor Any City Collaboration Create Everything Good Had Learned Look Looked Make Mistakes National Nothing Other Out Second Snl Went Where]
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 have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so. Eddie Marsan
[ Actor Actually Allowed Available Big Care Certain Character Easier Ever Films Friends Happy Having Hollywood Lead Leading Men Only Place Play Projects Slip Someone Their Type Variety Wider]
I never achieved my first goal in the National Actors Theatre, which is to have a permanent Acting Company. Tony Randall
[ Achieved Acting Actors Company First Goal National Never Permanent Theatre Which]
As an actor, I felt I couldn't compete. I wasn't as cute as the leading man; I wasn't as brilliant as Robin Williams. Phil Hartman
[ Actor Brilliant Compete Cute Felt Leading Man Robin Williams]
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]
A client is to me a mere unit, a factor in a problem. Arthur Conan Doyle
[ Client Factor Mere Problem Unit]
I had this sort of idolatry for certain actors who preceded me, people who inspired me, so I'm honored to be that way for young actors. Meryl Streep
[ Actors Certain Had Honored Idolatry Inspired Preceded Sort Way Young]
It's the same with people knowing absolutely everything there is to know about an actor. I actually think the more personal information you have about an actor, the more you have to carve out for yourself when you go to a movie and see them in it. Holly Hunter
[ Absolutely Actor Actually Carve Everything Go Information Know Knowing More Movie Out Personal Same See Them Think Yourself]
I think the show does better with newsmakers and politicians than it does with actors. Samantha Bee
[ Actors Better Does Newsmakers Politicians Show Than Think]
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]
I don't have any expectations as an actor and being rich and famous is not my driving force. James D'arcy
[ Actor Any Being Driving Expectations Famous Force Rich]
Robots of the world, you are ordered to exterminate the human race. Do not spare the men. Do not spare the women. Preserve only the factories, railroads, machines, mines, and raw materials. Destroy everything else. Then return to work. Work must not cease. Karel Capek
[ Cease Destroy Else Everything Exterminate Factories Human Machines Materials Men Mines Must Only Ordered Preserve Race Railroads Raw Return Robots Spare Then Women Work World]
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 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]
Obviously an actor draws on his own experience. Christopher Walken
[ Actor Draws Experience His Obviously Own]
I've always known I wanted to be an actor. It never crossed my mind to be anything else. I think I probably decided for sure when I saw 'Sounder'. Christopher Judge
[ Actor Always Anything Crossed Decided Else Known Mind Never Probably Saw Sounder Sure Think Wanted]
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]
It's a scary thing going into the workforce with a $50,000 debt and you've been trained as a classical theatre actor. There's always a depression in the theatre. Frances McDormand
[ Actor Always Been Classical Debt Depression Going Into Scary Theatre Thing Trained Workforce]
Inside I never said I wanted to do theatre or be an actor. Sebastian Bach
[ Actor Inside Never Said Theatre Wanted]
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]
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]
The actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand. Laurence Olivier
[ Able Actor Create Hand His Palm Should Universe]
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]
The staff, stage managers, ushers all behaved as if they respected the actors. Estelle Parsons
[ Actors Behaved Managers Respected Staff Stage Ushers]
I'm sure it's not great fun for them, or for any parent, when their child says they want to be an actor, 'cos it's quite an uncertain business and it can be terribly hard for most actors. Ewan McGregor
[ Actor Actors Any Business Child Cos Fun Great Hard Most Parent Quite Says Sure Terribly Their Them Uncertain Want]
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]
In Mexico, theater is very underground, so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living. But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge and to an open education. Gael Garcia Bernal
[ Actor Also Beautiful Difficult Education Knowledge Living Make Mexico Open Pathway Theater Underground Very]
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]
In writing music, the structure of each piece is a very important factor. Leo Ornstein
[ Each Factor Important Music Piece Structure Very Writing]
I look for things that are going to challenge me as an actor. Devon Sawa
[ Actor Challenge Going Look Things]
I had read the novel and I had heard David Lean was going to direct it - and it came as a surprise to me because American actors, if given the chance, can do style as well as anybody and speak as well as anybody. Rod Steiger
[ Actors American Anybody Because Came Chance David Direct Given Going Had Heard Lean Novel Read Speak Style Surprise Well]
I'm a good actor in that sense for directors because I always do what they say. Alex Cox
[ Actor Always Because Directors Good Say Sense]
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]
Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead. Chanakya
[ Ahead Always Am Answers Ask Before Deeply Doing Find Go Might Only Questions Results Satisfactory Some Start Successful These Think Three Why Will Work Yourself]
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]
Well, from an acting point of view, I bear no relation, I don't look like Alfred Kinsey at all, but I thought somewhere in my artist's soul, my actor's soul, I could capture something of the spirit of the man. Liam Neeson
[ Acting Actor Alfred Artist Bear Capture Could Kinsey Look Man Point Relation Something Somewhere Soul Spirit Thought View Well]
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]
Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance. Natalie Portman
[ Actors Cent Good Great How Learn Lifts Ninety Per Performance Surrounded Watching Your]
I hate this fast growing tendency to chain men to machines in big factories and deprive them of all joy in their efforts - the plan will lead to cheap men and cheap products. Richard Wagner
[ Big Chain Cheap Deprive Efforts Factories Fast Growing Hate Joy Lead Machines Men Plan Products Tendency Their Them Will]
You suffer as an actor. It's difficult to be an actor and live a good life, especially today. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actor Difficult Especially Good Life Live Suffer Today]
I'm a firm believer that actors take to work who they aren't at home. People show their other self in their art or in their work. Robin Tunney
[ Actors Art Believer Firm Home Other Self Show Take Their Work]
I was a comfort factor. I'm not a hustler. Mary Matalin
[ Comfort Factor Hustler]
You've got Corey Feldman doing his thing, and the problem is, they're trying to be pop stars. You can't compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music. Dustin Diamond
[ Actors Any Compare Corey Doing Feldman Got His Music Other Out Playing Pop Problem Salty Stars Thing Trying]
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]
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]
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]
The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is hypocritical and delusional. James Cromwell
[ Animals Attitude Delusional Factory Farm Hypocritical Opposed Our Personal Pets Suffer Towards Under]
I started to study, because I knew I had to learn a lot about myself as an actor; you can't act the same as you did as a child. Roddy McDowall
[ Act Actor Because Child Did Had Knew Learn Lot Myself Same Started Study]
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]
Drugs have played no significant factor in my life. Dennis Brown
[ Factor Life Played Significant]
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]
They're just actors. I much prefer the real thing! Alan Clark
[ Actors Just Much Prefer Real Thing]
Just look at the messages today's media are sending everybody, from TV and commercials to actors and singers. Kids are just drowning in that 24-7 and it's getting really bad. Evan Rachel Wood
[ Actors Bad Commercials Drowning Everybody Getting Just Kids Look Media Messages Really Sending Singers Today Tv]
On completion of my military service, I went back to the factory and to the trade union. Leon Jouhaux
[ Back Completion Factory Military Service Trade Union Went]
Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them. They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie. Sam Mendes
[ Actors Carry Characters Communicate Great Movie Relationships Silence Their Them Truly Without Words]
Everybody that's an actor leaves it for a while 'cause they ain't got a job. Wilford Brimley
[ Actor Cause Everybody Got Job Leaves While]
In discussing the process with the actors, I made it clear to them that they could improvise but that the sum total of their improvisation needed to impart certain plot points, and schematic material. Mike Figgis
[ Actors Certain Clear Could Discussing Impart Improvisation Improvise Made Material Needed Plot Points Process Schematic Sum Their Them Total]
I'm not a movie star like other actors in the way that I need to walk with a bodyguard. Olivier Martinez
[ Actors Bodyguard Movie Need Other Star Walk Way]
The one time I was an actor, it happened to be in a globally dominant juggernaut. That was lucky. Sarah Vowell
[ Actor Dominant Globally Happened Lucky Time]
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]
No, I'm at full height, I'm in the studio, I can actually catch actors by the eye, it's fantastic. John Leeson
[ Actors Actually Catch Eye Fantastic Full Height Studio]
I have, I think to do a play a year is very good if you can afford the time and the energy because it's difficult to do, it's really the actors medium of course, because you're really out there and nobody's yelling cut so, yeah I have. David Naughton
[ Actors Afford Because Course Cut Difficult Energy Good Medium Nobody Out Play Really Think Time Very Yeah Year Yelling]
What we do as actors is we go through phases where you superficially learn all this information. Cillian Murphy
[ Actors Go Information Learn Phases Superficially Through Where]
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]
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]
And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father. Angelina Jolie
[ Actor Better Dad Father Great]
There is a lot of things to weigh up when a transfer happens, and money is a big factor. Richard Gough
[ Big Factor Happens Lot Money Things Transfer Up Weigh]
Whatever you do, make sure you want to write more than you want to be a writer. Make sure you want to act more than you want to be an actor. That is what will sustain you. Bradley Whitford
[ Act Actor Make More Sure Sustain Than Want Whatever Will Write Writer]
Once I found out how much an Off-Off-Broadway actor makes, I was whoring myself out the next day. Rob Corddry
[ Actor Day Found How Makes Much Myself Next Once Out]
I'm supposed to be a pretty good theater actor. John Malkovich
[ Actor Good Pretty Supposed Theater]
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]
I like young actors because they're so unspoiled, not like some of those actors who are about half an hour into their fifteen minutes of fame by the time they get to me. John Hughes
[ Actors Because Fame Fifteen Get Half Hour Into Minutes Some Their Those Time Unspoiled 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]
It was only when I realized how actors have the power to move people that I decided to pursue acting as a career. Cate Blanchett
[ Acting Actors Career Decided How Move Only Power Pursue Realized]
There is something very satisfactory about being in the middle of something. Marilyn Hacker
[ Being Middle Satisfactory Something Very]
A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that's fine, but they should do something else first, so they've got something to fall back on. It doesn't work like that, as far as I'm concerned. Ewan McGregor
[ Actor Back Children Concerned Else Fall Far Fine First Got Lot Parents Should Something Tell Their Want Work]
As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character. Matt LeBlanc
[ Actor Believe Biggest Book Character Compliment Get Someone]
I've obviously made a very nice amount of money. I have a very nice lifestyle. I get to do what I love. Very few actors get to do that, and even fewer are lucky enough to work steadily for 24 years. Erika Slezak
[ Actors Amount Enough Even Few Fewer Get Lifestyle Love Lucky Made Money Nice Obviously Steadily Very Work Years]
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]
I weren't an actor, I'd be a wildlife biologist or forest ranger. Rick Schroder
[ Actor Biologist Forest Ranger Weren Wildlife]
We are also in the process of defining how best to work together with food and other companies to address diet and physical activity factors in order to prevent chronic diseases. Gro Harlem Brundtland
[ Activity Address Also Best Chronic Companies Defining Diet Diseases Factors Food How Order Other Physical Prevent Process Together Work]
An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox. Francois Truffaut
[ Actor Animal Cat Dog Falling Fox Great Lying Moving Never Reminds]
It is scary for an actor when you get hired as a lead. No matter what the plot is, it is your job to do something interesting enough to make them want to get inside the lead character's head. Tom Selleck
[ Actor Character Enough Get Head Hired Inside Interesting Job Lead Make Matter Plot Scary Something Them Want Your]
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 like to cast actors I admire, one's that are talented. Each one will bring something new to the part. This play has been done thousands of times and now certain characters are too familiar. Kenneth Branagh
[ Actors Admire Been Bring Cast Certain Characters Done Each Familiar New Now Part Play Something Talented Thousands Times Too Will]
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]
But, on balance, we seized the marketplace. We've got a great infrastructure. And yes it's struggling in some areas because of some external factors and some internal factors. Jim Cantalupo
[ Areas Balance Because External Factors Got Great Infrastructure Internal Marketplace Seized Some Struggling Yes]
As an actor I think sometimes producers need a little bit of encouragement to see you in a particular role, they may not have as much imagination as you would expect. Steve Kanaly
[ Actor Bit Encouragement Expect Imagination Little May Much Need Particular Producers Role See Sometimes Think Would]
Most actors really love it, that's what they want to do. They burn to do it. And so they'll read a script and think, that's an interesting part. And because they love acting, that blinds them to the fact that the rest of it is pretentious nonsense, which it very often is. Hugh Grant
[ Acting Actors Because Blinds Burn Fact Interesting Love Most Nonsense Often Part Pretentious Read Really Rest Script Them Think Very Want Which]
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 realized that I needed to be anonymous on the street and somebody else on the stage. I had tried to put my street self on the stage, but what they want is an actor on stage. Bobby Darin
[ Actor Anonymous Else Had Needed Put Realized Self Somebody Stage Street Tried Want]
Good actors can sort of see into people and immediately you have a chemistry with them or not. It's like an affair with no mess. John Cusack
[ Actors Affair Chemistry Good Immediately Into Mess See Sort Them]
Arnold Schwarzenegger, I don't know if you'd call him a great actor, but he's amazing in terms of his presence, and he is interesting enough that you want to watch him. F. Murray Abraham
[ Actor Amazing Arnold Call Enough Great Him His Interesting Know Presence Schwarzenegger Terms Want Watch]
For both reasons, owing to the thermal motion and to the working together of various wavelengths, factors arise which, in a similar manner to the structural factor, exert some influence upon the brightness of the interference points but not upon their location. Max von Laue
[ Arise Both Brightness Exert Factor Factors Influence Interference Location Manner Motion Owing Points Reasons Similar Some Structural Their Thermal Together Upon Various Wavelengths Which Working]
Another time factor is output: proofing and printing. That is, getting your work out of the computer and onto paper and having it satisfy you. It can be time consuming and expensive. Buffy Sainte-Marie
[ Another Computer Consuming Expensive Factor Getting Having Onto Out Output Paper Printing Satisfy Time Work Your]
Most actors go, 'I read the script and fell in love with it'; I fall in love with the directors. Sam Worthington
[ Actors Directors Fall Fell Go Love Most Read Script]
Being an actor means being an instrument for someone else. I want to give myself completely. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actor Being Completely Else Give Instrument Means Myself Someone Want]
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]
Actors must practice restraint, else think what might happen in a love scene. Cedric Hardwicke
[ Actors Else Happen Love Might Must Practice Restraint Scene Think]
Every actor wants to direct. Theodore Bikel
[ Actor Direct Every Wants]
Anyone who has that weird volition to become an actor probably has a weird volition to do lots of other creative things - to write, to play music, to paint, to cook. Minnie Driver
[ Actor Anyone Become Cook Creative Lots Music Other Paint Play Probably Things Volition Weird Write]
I'm an actor. And I guess I've done so many movies I've achieved some high visibility. But a star? I guess I still think of myself as kind of a worker ant. Bill Vaughan
[ Achieved Actor Ant Done Guess High Kind Many Movies Myself Some Star Still Think Visibility Worker]
Jason Lee is the most famous actor from Hawaii I can think of. Tia Carrere
[ Actor Famous Hawaii Jason Lee Most Think]
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]
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've been nominated twice before as actor in a leading part. Now I'm nominated as actor in a supporting part. If I don't win, I'll just wait until I'm nominated for being in the theater during the show. Do they have one like that? Alan Alda
[ Actor Been Before Being During Just Leading Nominated Now Part Show Supporting Theater Twice Until Wait Win]
The thing about being an actor is that you're in the business of not growing up. Luke Wilson
[ Actor Being Business Growing Thing Up]
'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party. Richard V. Allen
[ Always Appointment Build Congress Factor Friends Incoming Influential Member Nominees Party Powerful President Pressure Supporters]
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]
My hunger and desperation, being an actor, an out of work actor - my memory of that is as fresh as an open wound. Griffin Dunne
[ Actor Being Desperation Fresh Hunger Memory Open Out Work Wound]
I think I did have fantasies about being an actor. In fact, I know I did. Peter Shaffer
[ Actor Being Did Fact Fantasies Know Think]
I think, you know, as an actor we get these terribly sort of pretentious ideas in our heads. We try to take everything very seriously at first, you know, until we lighten up, we get onboard, and have a laugh. Rosamund Pike
[ Actor Everything First Get Heads Ideas Know Laugh Lighten Our Pretentious Seriously Sort Take Terribly These Think Try Until Up Very]
I did start reading quite young but I was always read to by my parents, who are both actors. Bedtime stories from when I was about two/three to when I was about 15. In fact they didn't stop until I eventually kind of kicked them out of my bedroom. Samuel West
[ Actors Always Bedroom Bedtime Both Did Eventually Fact Kicked Kind Out Parents Quite Read Reading Start Stop Stories Them Three Two Until Young]
I guess there are very few actors that I've worked with that I would like to work with again. You never think you'll have that chance and, if we didn't do Italian Job together, there wouldn't be another one that could be right. Charlize Theron
[ Actors Again Another Chance Could Few Guess Italian Job Never Right Think Together Very Work Worked Would]
I feel like there is just as much violent programming in other countries and there is not the same incidence of factors. I think there are other factors contributing to violence in this country and not the media. Sara Gilbert
[ Contributing Countries Country Factors Feel Incidence Just Media Much Other Programming Same Think Violence Violent]
No, I love the idea that someone changes. As an actor it's always the thing that you look for. He is someone who starts off bright, cheerful and confident and then has everything taken away from him. It's a wonderful journey to take. Stephen Fry
[ Actor Always Away Bright Changes Cheerful Confident Everything Him Idea Journey Look Love Off Someone Starts Take Taken Then Thing Wonderful]
I tend to have an odd split in my mind: I tend to look at it as a writer and when the writing thing is OK and I'm happy with it, then I put on my actor's hat. John Cleese
[ Actor Happy Hat Look Mind Odd Ok Put Split Tend Then Thing Writer Writing]
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]
And I think it is the genius of actors to be able to escape whatever people are expecting of them. Otherwise you become like a factory worker. Olivier Martinez
[ Able Actors Become Escape Expecting Factory Genius Otherwise Them Think Whatever Worker]
I think we should put the same weight now on the co-factors as we have on HIV. Luc Montagnier
[ Hiv Now Put Same Should Think Weight]
Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior. Tim Robbins
[ Actors Behavior Condition Different Good Heart Huge Human Intelligence Kinds Most Open Real]
Mel is a great director because he's not just a director, he's an actor, so he knows how to direct actors. I loved working with him. He's great as a director. He's so intelligent. He's generous. I really loved him. Monica Bellucci
[ Actor Actors Because Direct Director Generous Great Him How Intelligent Just Knows Loved Mel Really Working]
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]
You ask any actor - they'll tell you they'd rather shoot on location because you don't have to invent the energy, the energy is there. Adrian Grenier
[ Actor Any Ask Because Energy Invent Location Rather Shoot Tell]
In a sense, every form of expression is imposed upon one by social factors, one's own language above all. Edward Sapir
[ Above Every Expression Factors Form Imposed Language Own Sense Social Upon]
There is a cultural factor promoting violence which nowadays undoubtedly is highly effective is the mass media. And particularly everything that enters our minds through pictorial media. Alva Myrdal
[ Cultural Effective Enters Everything Factor Highly Mass Media Minds Nowadays Our Particularly Pictorial Promoting Through Undoubtedly Violence Which]
When you look at some of the most respected actors there are and the crap that they're in... it didn't used to be that way. Jason Patric
[ Actors Crap Look Most Respected Some Used Way]
After working for years in Hollywood where the actors have taken over, it was a real relief to get down there and not only have some children, but also have some actors that had no attitude. Phillip Noyce
[ Actors After Also Attitude Children Down Get Had Hollywood Only Over Real Relief Some Taken Where Working Years]
You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
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]
Very often the Group actor is a critic when he's acting and an actor when he's criticizing. Elia Kazan
[ Acting Actor Critic Criticizing Group Often Very]
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]
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]
Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors. Antoine Rivarol
[ Actors Historian Passions Reason]
Actors were exploited no less by the capitalist managers than they were by the state. Bela Lugosi
[ Actors Capitalist Exploited Less Managers State Than Were]
I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in. Morgan Freeman
[ Acting Actor Back Become Between Came Character Conclusion Difference Go Going Major Mind Really Remain Roles See Somewhere Star Stardom Story]
The best part is it's a dream come true. I've always wanted to be a working actor, and the good part of it... it's all good! I work long hours, but it's amazing. They pay me. That's amazing! I get to kiss Keri Russell, and that ain't too bad. Scott Foley
[ Actor Always Amazing Bad Best Come Dream Get Good Hours Kiss Long Part Pay Russell Too True Wanted Work Working]
The first work of the director is to set a mood so that the actor's work can take place, so that the actor can create. And in order to do that, you have to communicate, communicate with the actors. And direction is about communication on all levels. William Friedkin
[ Actor Actors Communicate Communication Create Direction Director First Levels Mood Order Place Set Take Work]
I get bored at the theatre a lot because I notice that there's not always a connection between the actors. They may be technically proficient, but they're not surprising each other. I'm thrilled by actors who make choices that are surprising. Lusia Strus
[ Actors Always Because Between Bored Choices Connection Each Get Lot Make May Notice Other Proficient Surprising Technically Theatre Thrilled]
You can see my decision as either a distinctive factor or as a limitation. I don't feel it is a limitation. Ennio Morricone
[ Decision Distinctive Either Factor Feel Limitation See]
I know every actor says this, but the people behind the camera are great. They always have answers. Joel Gretsch
[ Actor Always Answers Behind Camera Every Great Know Says]
Before 1972, no actors got residuals. They just got paid. No residuals. John Ratzenberger
[ Actors Before Got Just Paid Residuals]
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 think people will be curious to see what I can do as a dramatic actor. Ben Stiller
[ Actor Curious Dramatic See Think Will]
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]
When actors talk about research, they're just patting themselves on the back. Jason Patric
[ Actors Back Just Patting Research Talk Themselves]
I think it's sort of a rite of passage for a British actor to try and get the American accent and have a good crack at doing that. Orlando Bloom
[ Accent Actor American British Crack Doing Get Good Passage Rite Sort Think Try]
I was friends with President Ronald Reagan and he once said to me, 'I don't know how anybody can serve in public office without being an actor.' Warren Beatty
[ Actor Anybody Being Friends How Know Office Once President Public Reagan Ronald Said Serve Without]
Obama is a very good actor. He knows how to play it. And he is very adept at creating this 'Obama' - this character who is there whenever the world needs something. Jon Voight
[ Actor Adept Character Creating Good How Knows Needs Obama Obama Play Something Very Whenever World]
Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actors Collaborative Dime Dozen Gonna Good Part Team Want]
A lot of the people in San Francisco think of themselves as healers - not just as people delivering this base service, but giving their clients spiritual help. It's almost like being an actor, playing a different part for each trick. James Franco
[ Actor Almost Base Being Clients Delivering Different Each Francisco Giving Healers Help Just Lot Part Playing San Service Spiritual Their Themselves Think Trick]
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]
Comedy is underrepresented in every actor's life, because it's so bloody difficult to write. Michael Caine
[ Actor Because Bloody Comedy Difficult Every Life Underrepresented Write]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Actors really should be tramps. Martin Milner
[ Actors Really Should Tramps]
As an actor, I go where the good writing is. That's the bottom line. Glenn Close
[ Actor Bottom Go Good Line Where Writing]
I am not a long-run actor. I admire actors who can do that. David Ogden Stiers
[ Actor Actors Admire Am Long-Run]
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]
Capitalism has socialized production. It has brought thousands of people together in the factory and involved them in new social relationships. C. L. R. James
[ Brought Capitalism Factory Involved New Production Relationships Social Socialized Them Thousands Together]
Human societies vary in lots of independent factors affecting their openness to innovation. Jared Diamond
[ Affecting Factors Human Independent Innovation Lots Openness Societies Their Vary]
An actor shouldn't undergo psychoanalysis, because there are a lot of things you're better off not knowing. Paul Lynde
[ Actor Because Better Knowing Lot Off Psychoanalysis Things Undergo]
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]
And I think that's why I was going to be a musician. I was very rebellious. And I didn't want to be an actor. My father used to say to me you should be an actor if you want to be in the arts. Katey Sagal
[ Actor Arts Father Going Musician Rebellious Say Should Think Used Very Want Why]
You know, for an actor to come into the midst of that, it's - It can either be difficult and somewhat unnerving, or it can be very embracing and like, kind of stepping into a nice hot tub. Keith Carradine
[ Actor Come Difficult Either Embracing Hot Into Kind Know Midst Nice Somewhat Stepping Tub Unnerving Very]
The factory that my grandmother had put under the house to produce these green men to come get me. Todd Bridges
[ Come Factory Get Grandmother Green Had House Men Produce Put These Under]
Television is now the dominant factor in the lives of too many American children. Paul Weyrich
[ American Children Dominant Factor Lives Many Now Television Too]
One of the perks of being an actor is to get to meet athletes that you respect. Especially who played before my time. Brooks Robinson is one of those athletes; they just don't make them any nicer. Josh Charles
[ Actor Any Athletes Before Being Brooks Especially Get Just Make Meet Nicer Perks Played Respect Robinson Them Those Time]
I think any actor would agree that you can't replace theater. It's immediate. You have the energy of the crowd and every single night it's different. Austin Peck
[ Actor Agree Any Crowd Different Energy Every Immediate Night Replace Single Theater Think Would]
What's great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It's not about the gloss of your eyebrows. Martin Short
[ Actor Being Character Eyebrows Forever Gloss Great Know Survive Your]
All I want to see from an actor is the intensity and accuracy of their listening. Alan Rickman
[ Accuracy Actor Intensity Listening See Their Want]
But that in and of itself this past year was not a factor in what I did for the national team every time I stepped out there, or in training, or when I stepped out there in the WUSA. Tiffeny Milbrett
[ Did Every Factor Itself National Out Past Stepped Team Time Training Year]
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]
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? Like 'Republican party' or 'airplane food.' Johnny Depp
[ Actor Airplane Food Kind Oxymoron Party Republican Serious Term]
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 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]
There's nothing worse - I don't like listening to actors talk about the process, especially when - I mean, for me I've played a lot of guys, dudes, boys in a sense and this was a challenge for me just to play that official character. Scott Speedman
[ Actors Boys Challenge Character Dudes Especially Guys Just Listening Lot Mean Nothing Official Play Played Process Sense Talk Worse]
I think one of the coolest things about the job is the level of trust we have for each other. The actors fully trust that the writers will write amazing episodes, and the writers trust that the actors will follow their instincts with the characters. John Krasinski
[ Actors Amazing Characters Coolest Each Episodes Follow Fully Instincts Job Level Other Their Things Think Trust Will Write Writers]
For a country is not merely a piece of earth; it is, above all, a compendium of social, cultural, and historical factors which begin to acquire sense and order through the process of writing. Juan Goytisolo
[ Above Acquire Begin Country Cultural Earth Factors Historical Merely Order Piece Process Sense Social Through Which Writing]
A lot of actors talk about doing their homework, but very few of them do it. Tony Scott
[ Actors Doing Few Homework Lot Talk Their Them Very]
I believe that stress is a factor in any bad health. Christopher Shays
[ Any Bad Believe Factor Health Stress]
I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room. James Denton
[ Actors Any Been Classes Different Directors Good Had Lot Never Pretty Room School Stage Theatre Training Went]
I think I would not be described as a character actor in that I don't take on characteristics which are very alien to me. Jeremy Irons
[ Actor Alien Character Characteristics Described Take Think Very Which Would]
That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such as will not offend the religious views of the minority, and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board. Charles Tupper
[ Advisory Board Catholic Educational Minority Offend Permitted Religious Satisfactory Schools Shall Standpoint Such Views Which Will]
I allow an area for improvisation because the chemical things actors bring to stories make it not work. Vincente Minnelli
[ Actors Allow Area Because Bring Chemical Improvisation Make Stories Things Work]
Great actors try to dismiss all ideas from their conscious mind in order to provide an experience that is real. Mark Rylance
[ Actors Conscious Dismiss Experience Great Ideas Mind Order Provide Real Their Try]
I talked to everyone about the project: actors and extras, members of the crew and passers by. James D'arcy
[ Actors Crew Everyone Extras Members Project Talked]
Actors never retire, they just get less and less work. Desmond Llewelyn
[ Actors Get Just Less Never Retire Work]
I'm really a director's actor. I rely heavily on a director. Patricia Clarkson
[ Actor Director Heavily Really Rely]
I demanded two weeks of rehearsal because to me as an actor, that's the most important time. Christine Lahti
[ Actor Because Demanded Important Most Rehearsal Time Two Weeks]
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]
Marlon Brando. The finest actor who ever lived. He was my idol when I was 13. He's done enough work to last two lifetimes. Everything I do, I think: Can Brando play this with me? Barbra Streisand
[ Actor Brando Done Enough Ever Everything Finest Idol Last Lifetimes Lived Marlon Play Think Two Work]
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]
It will be quite satisfactory if you open them gradually, as the circumstances may require; but the President assures you that this will not be the case if you make a treaty with England first. Townsend Harris
[ Assures Case Circumstances England First Gradually Make May Open President Quite Require Satisfactory Them Treaty Will]
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]
Celebrity is death - celebrity - that's the worst thing that can happen to an actor. Glenn Close
[ Actor Celebrity Death Happen Thing Worst]
France generates a significant part of its energy requirements from fission reactors and these have achieved a perfect safety record. We build ours all differently. Wilson Greatbatch
[ Achieved Build Differently Energy Fission France Generates Ours Part Perfect Reactors Record Requirements Safety Significant These]
I'm not like one of those actors who's a frustrated director. Gary Sinise
[ Actors Director Frustrated Those]
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]
Nothing can teach you what it's like to work on a film set, and the best education there can be for an actor is to walk up the street and observe human nature. Rosamund Pike
[ Actor Best Education Film Human Nature Nothing Observe Set Street Teach Up Walk Work]
I have considered myself a mature actor. DeForest Kelley
[ Actor Considered Mature Myself]
I feel like I'm a good actor, but I wouldn't call myself a gifted actor. Adam Pascal
[ Actor Call Feel Gifted Good Myself]
I don't care if people think I am an overactor, as long as they enjoy what I do. People who think that would call Van Gogh an overpainter. Jim Carrey
[ Am Call Care Enjoy Gogh Long Think Van Would]
I don't do stunts and I don't think many actors do. For an actor to say they do their own stunts I don't think is very respectful of the profession of stunt men and women. Nick Stahl
[ Actor Actors Many Men Own Profession Respectful Say Stunt Stunts Their Think Very Women]
Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. Erich Fromm
[ Answer Existence Human Love Only Problem Sane Satisfactory]
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]
You know, working as an actor, I'm always working within my own imagination. Charles Keating
[ Actor Always Imagination Know Own Within Working]
More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor. John W. Vessey, Jr.
[ Any Battlefield Because Been English Factor Lack Language Misunderstood More Other Pentagon Screwed Single Than Understanding Up]
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]
There are a lot of factors in the life of an F1 driver which can combine to make you believe that you are somehow above normality. I think that is a mistake to start believing that. But, at the same time, it is important to be confident. Damon Hill
[ Above Believe Believing Combine Confident Driver F1 Factors Important Life Lot Make Mistake Normality Same Somehow Start Think Time Which]
The quality of your work, in the long run, is the deciding factor on how much your services are valued by the world. Orison Swett Marden
[ Deciding Factor How Long Much Quality Run Services Valued Work World Your]
Every actor I know wants to be a pop star. Michael Hutchence
[ Actor Every Know Pop Star Wants]
When I think about actors I know, I'd much rather hear about who they're shagging than what film they're doing next. Hugh Grant
[ Actors Doing Film Hear Know Much Next Rather Than Think]
I think actors are privileged. Acting feeds you. Alan Bates
[ Acting Actors Feeds Privileged Think]
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 mean, you know, actors lives - you're forgotten. Look at Barrymore, and look at all the great actors. They're forgotten after awhile. Anthony Quinn
[ Actors After Awhile Barrymore Forgotten Great Know Lives Look Mean]
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]
But don't call me an actor. I'm just a worker. I am an entertainer. Don't say that what I am doing is art. Javier Bardem
[ Actor Am Art Call Doing Entertainer Just Say Worker]
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]
It confirms for me that we did something on Days that meant something. We had our ups and downs, but Missy and I and some of the other actors, created something that was really memorable. Matthew Ashford
[ Actors Confirms Created Days Did Downs Had Meant Memorable Other Our Really Some Something Ups]
I've always considered myself an actor first and foremost. Stanley Tucci
[ Actor Always Considered First Foremost Myself]
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]
I think when someone becomes an actor, people say, Aw, you could see it in him when he was little. But I think you can see that quality in every little kid. Skeet Ulrich
[ Actor Becomes Could Every Him Kid Little Quality Say See Someone Think]
I wanted to be an actor when I was a kid. Stanley Tucci
[ Actor Kid Wanted]
I think becoming an actor because it's a ridiculously insecure profession to go into. I feel very comfortable but very lucky. I think any time that you imagine that it's plain sailing for hereon in, then you're kidding yourself. Hugh Dancy
[ Actor Any Because Becoming Comfortable Feel Go Imagine Insecure Into Kidding Lucky Plain Profession Ridiculously Sailing Then Think Time Very Yourself]
I also think if you're an actor and you can improvise, when you go on an audition and you can improvise you're just a genius. If you can, you know, take a Tide commercial and you can just say one funny line that's not in the commercial they think you're a genius. Amy Poehler
[ Actor Also Audition Commercial Funny Genius Go Improvise Just Know Line Say Take Think Tide]
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 think actors are getting so much more power these days, but I'm not. I stay very much away from the decisions, the way in which things are orchestrated, what's been changed. I just try to stay completely in the role as the actor and as the character. Nicole Kidman
[ Actor Actors Away Been Changed Character Completely Days Decisions Getting Just More Much Power Role Stay These Things Think Try Very Way Which]
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]
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]
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]
We have the Terminator as governor, and we had an actor as president, so why shouldn't we have a fashion designer as a senator? Tom Ford
[ Actor Designer Fashion Governor Had President Senator Terminator Why]
An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor. Alan Bates
[ Actor Emotional Instinctive More Performance Usually]
Now while the German money is over for Hollywood, I still have $80 million to make movies, and we will have two things coming up: less major movies and the price for actors will go down. Uwe Boll
[ Actors Coming Down German Go Hollywood Less Major Make Million Money Movies Now Over Price Still Things Two Up While Will]
The instinct to impersonate produces the actor; the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright; the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature. George P. Baker
[ Actor Adequate Characterization Desire Dialogue Dramatic Impersonate Impersonations Instinct Itself Literature Memorable Playwright Pleasure Produces Provide]
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]
We chose the actors thru a series of auditions when we started the show. Craig McCracken
[ Actors Auditions Chose Series Show Started Thru]
Unfortunately, most actors want to play off their own personal mystique and good looks and whatever, but that will only carry you but so far. Joe Morton
[ Actors Carry Far Good Looks Most Mystique Off Only Own Personal Play Their Unfortunately Want Whatever Will]
I think it makes people in the Pentagon kind of nervous to know that chemical agents and environmental factors could cause so much damage in terms of what may happen in the future. Bernard Sanders
[ Agents Cause Chemical Could Damage Environmental Factors Future Happen Kind Know Makes May Much Nervous Pentagon Terms Think]
I want to prove a point. That point is, actors are artists, not narcissists necessarily. William Hurt
[ Actors Artists Necessarily Point Prove Want]
I think actors have a choice of drawing attention to themselves or living on the outskirts. Rachel Weisz
[ Actors Attention Choice Drawing Living Outskirts Themselves Think]
You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it's been something I've been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it's something I hope to continue because it's interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor. Keanu Reeves
[ Actor Another Because Been Career Character Continue Different Far Genre Get Hope Interesting Kind Play Something Things Trying Want]
What I find sometimes that is tricky is if actors are using too much of their own life in a picture, in a scene, they get locked into a particular way to play the scene, and it lacks an immediacy. Tom Cruise
[ Actors Find Get Immediacy Into Lacks Life Locked Much Own Particular Picture Play Scene Sometimes Their Too Tricky Using Way]
Its only when you are a great actor and are recognised for your good work that you become famous. Unless you are in the news for the wrong reasons! Christine Lahti
[ Actor Become Famous Good Great News Only Reasons Recognised Unless Work Wrong Your]
An actress can only play a woman. I'm an actor, I can play anything. Whoopi Goldberg
[ Actor Actress Anything Only Play Woman]
I watch and listen to movies today and am shocked by the way actors deliver their lines. Everybody mumbles now and I don't understand why. Maureen O'Hara
[ Actors Am Deliver Everybody Lines Listen Movies Now Shocked Their Today Understand Watch Way Why]
You are always damned by things that you do well as an actor. Christine Baranski
[ Actor Always Damned Things Well]
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]
The first thing you should do with an actor is not sign a contract with him. Take him to dinner. And take him for a walk afterwards. Elia Kazan
[ Actor Afterwards Contract Dinner First Him Should Sign Take Thing Walk]
If you want to be an actor, you have to do it because you love acting, not because you want to be a celebrity. Alfonso Ribeiro
[ Acting Actor Because Celebrity Love Want]
Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor. Hesiod
[ Due Factor Important Measure Most Observe Right Things Timing]
Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad. John Corbett
[ Acting Actors Bad Bit Bugs Downside Fame Get Hearing Involved Little Make Odd Out Really Risk Situation Thing Tired Try Why Win-Win]
The ideas of the great playwrights are almost always larger than the experiences of even the best actors. Stella Adler
[ Actors Almost Always Best Even Experiences Great Ideas Larger Playwrights Than]
I'm exceedingly proud of being an actor, but I never recommend it to anyone. Theodore Bikel
[ Actor Anyone Being Exceedingly Never Proud Recommend]
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]
How many actors have a shot at being a part of something that became a part of pop culture? It's been very rewarding. I'm not getting the 20 million bucks for the new movies, but at least I'm getting warmth and recognition from people wherever I go. Adam West
[ Actors Became Been Being Bucks Culture Getting Go How Least Many Million Movies New Part Pop Recognition Rewarding Shot Something Very Warmth Wherever]
Before I was an actor I was an apprentice jockey, and now I'm out there racing against boys, sort of the spokesperson for people over 50 that they can do it. Davy Jones
[ Actor Against Apprentice Before Boys Jockey Now Out Over Racing Sort Spokesperson]
You can't believe Russell Crowe is the same actor who won an Oscar one year ago for Gladiator. Joel Siegel
[ Actor Ago Believe Crowe Gladiator Oscar Russell Same Won Year]
I am a sensitive writer, actor and director. Talking business disgusts me. If you want to talk business, call my disgusting personal manager. Sylvester Stallone
[ Actor Am Business Call Director Disgusting Manager Personal Sensitive Talk Talking Want Writer]
Knowing who the actors were as you were designing them helped, with Catherine's beauty and Renee's frailty, they directed me visually just by who they were. Colleen Atwood
[ Actors Beauty Catherine Designing Directed Frailty Helped Just Knowing Them Visually Were]
Things are changing. I've been training since I was 9 years old to stretch my wings as an actor dramatically, but have never really been afforded the opportunity to show that. Anthony Anderson
[ Actor Afforded Been Changing Dramatically Never Old Opportunity Really Show Since Stretch Things Training Wings Years]
I knew from the time I could walk that I wanted to be an actor. Joely Fisher
[ Actor Could Knew Time Walk Wanted]
I don't think an actor's job is to be recognized. I think an actor's job is to facilitate the writing in a way that changes the way people think. No other business does that. Jeffrey Donovan
[ Actor Business Changes Does Facilitate Job Other Recognized Think Way Writing]
Actors are one family over the entire world. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Actors Entire Family Over World]
It was actually a relief for me to play an actor who was scared, who didn't know where everything was, who didn't know what buttons to push, and for me to be able to play all that. Sigourney Weaver
[ Able Actor Actually Buttons Everything Know Play Push Relief Scared Where]
I'm as anxious as any viewer would be to see what Temple is going to do next. All I know is that in the second half of the season, he's going to have more sexual tension developing. And it's a great cast - they're all Broadway actors except for me. I aspire to that. Sean Patrick Thomas
[ Actors Anxious Any Aspire Broadway Cast Developing Except Going Great Half Know More Next Season Second See Sexual Temple Tension Viewer Would]
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]
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]
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]
Other actors like to rehearse on film-they like 30 or 40 takes. When you get an actor like that, it becomes difficult for me because I'm ready to quit after number two. Richard Widmark
[ Actor Actors After Because Becomes Difficult Get Number Other Quit Ready Rehearse Takes Two]
A far greater factor than abolishing poverty is the deterrent effect of swift and certain consequences: swift arrest, prompt trial, certain penalty and - at some point - finality of judgment. Warren E. Burger
[ Abolishing Arrest Certain Consequences Deterrent Effect Factor Far Finality Greater Judgment Penalty Point Poverty Prompt Some Swift Than Trial]
It's a lot easier, I think, to be an actor in a movie than to spin a joke on a sitcom. Nicole Sullivan
[ Actor Easier Joke Lot Movie Sitcom Spin Than Think]
A film is a director's vision... there is, however, much input an actor or actress can have. Natasha Richardson
[ Actor Actress Director Film However Input Much Vision]
Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product. Ed McMahon
[ Bearing Corporation Direct Factor Final Having Honesty Important Individual Most Product Single Success]
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]
Not to be offensive, not to be capricious, not to be arbitrary, not to be neurotic, not to be an actor outer, you're just trying to get in and you're given so little time to get in gently, but it's always hard. William Hurt
[ Actor Always Arbitrary Capricious Gently Get Given Hard Just Little Neurotic Offensive Outer Time Trying]
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]
Harrison Ford - one of my favorite actors - has a wonderful sense of character and depth and uniqueness to him, yet he's able to just deliver the lines without putting any English on it. Thomas Jane
[ Able Actors Any Character Deliver Depth English Favorite Ford Harrison Him Just Lines Putting Sense Uniqueness Without Wonderful Yet]
It was difficult being a teacher and out of the closet in the '50s. By the time I retired, the English department was proud of having a gay poet of a certain minor fame. It was a very satisfactory change! Thom Gunn
[ Being Certain Change Closet Department Difficult English Fame Gay Having Minor Out Poet Proud Retired Satisfactory Teacher Time Very]
The difference between my generation of actors and their generation is that they were bigger than life. We are not bigger than life. Bruce Dern
[ Actors Between Bigger Difference Generation Life Than Their Were]
I've worked with a lot of really fine actors, both on stage and on screen. The level of their game lifts me up and brings the level of my game up to theirs. Always. It's like a constant upgrade. Gary Sinise
[ Actors Always Both Brings Constant Fine Game Level Lifts Lot Really Screen Stage Their Theirs Up Upgrade Worked]
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]
I certainly was an actor and then I drifted more towards writing and directing. Thomas Haden Church
[ Actor Certainly Directing Drifted More Then Towards Writing]
A lot of times black actors get stuck in a box. They're up against a lot of limitations for the kind of films that they get approached about. It's easy to get stuck in a box and just be approached about nothing but urban films. Tyrese Gibson
[ Actors Against Approached Black Box Easy Films Get Just Kind Limitations Lot Nothing Stuck Times Up Urban]
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 have the absolute utmost respect for soap opera actors now. They work harder than any actor I know in any other medium. And they don't get very much approbation for it. Joan Collins
[ Absolute Actor Actors Any Approbation Get Harder Know Medium Much Now Opera Other Respect Soap Than Utmost Very Work]
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]
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]
You're creating a different world and the actor's job is to be able to convince the audience to enter into that world, whether it be actually something that you recognize from your own life or not. Christian Bale
[ Able Actor Actually Audience Convince Creating Different Enter Into Job Life Own Recognize Something Whether World Your]
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]
An actor is a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, he ain't listening. Boy George
[ Actor Guy Him Listening Talking]
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]
If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy. Thomas Aquinas
[ Convicted Death Even Heresy More Much Power Put Putting Reason Secular]
Frankly I've never really subscribed to these adjectives tagging me as an 'icon', 'superstar', etc. I've always thought of myself as an actor doing his job to the best of his ability. Amitabh Bachchan
[ Ability Actor Adjectives Always Best Doing Etc Frankly His Icon Job Myself Never Really Subscribed Superstar Tagging These Thought]
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]
You know, the period of World War I and the Roaring Twenties were really just about the same as today. You worked, and you made a living if you could, and you tired to make the best of things. For an actor or a dancer, it was no different then than today. It was a struggle. James Cagney
[ Actor Best Could Dancer Different Just Know Living Made Make Period Really Roaring Same Struggle Than Then Things Tired Today Twenties War Were Worked World]
I'm not saying that Sam J. Jones was Flash Gordon - there's no such thing. No actor can be the person, that's a bunch of crap. People pay to see an actor be himself, whether he plays Hamlet or whatever. Sam J. Jones
[ Actor Bunch Crap Flash Gordon Hamlet Himself Jones Pay Person Plays Sam Saying See Such Thing Whatever Whether]
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]
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]
And I am interested in the fact that class is very much a factor in America, even though it's not supposed to be. Anne Tyler
[ Am America Class Even Fact Factor Interested Much Supposed Though Very]
And I had a lot to play, which is what you want as an actor. Ted Shackelford
[ Actor Had Lot Play Want Which]
I like to give my actors a lot of room. Nick Cassavetes
[ Actors Give Lot Room]
As I was coming up on the stage, there was one source that could make or break you, the New York Times. Inevitably there would be one actor singled out for a better review, or worse, than somebody else. The effect of that was cancerous, divisive. Kevin Bacon
[ Actor Better Break Coming Could Divisive Effect Else Inevitably Make New Out Review Singled Somebody Source Stage Than Times Up Worse Would York]
If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing, but if they wait maybe it will not. So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors. Hans Blix
[ Action Factors Impatience Maybe Military Only Opinion Other Public Several Still Thing Wait Will]
An actor is an actor is an actor. The less personality an actor has off stage the better. A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays. Arthur Lowe
[ Actor Better Blank Canvas Characters Draw Less Off Personality Plays Stage Which]
Apple was our benefactor at starting General Magic, but about a year later decided they would rather BE General Magic and tried to make us blink out of existence... which we eventually did, but it took a few years. Andy Hertzfeld
[ Apple Benefactor Blink Decided Did Eventually Existence Few General Later Magic Make Our Out Rather Starting Took Tried Us Which Would Year Years]
I look at smoking as a crutch, and as an actor I would like strip away as many crutches as possible. Claire Forlani
[ Actor Away Crutch Crutches Look Many Possible Smoking Strip Would]
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]
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]
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]
So it's kind of nervous to be in this situation, but at the same time you look at all those actors and the work that they've done, I've been in bigger films than all of them and still kept my integrity and still kept my respect. Shia LaBeouf
[ Actors Been Bigger Done Films Integrity Kept Kind Look Nervous Respect Same Situation Still Than Them Those Time Work]
Romeo Must Die was the first film that I did where I was able to just be free as an actor. Anthony Anderson
[ Able Actor Did Die Film First Free Just Must Romeo Where]
Perhaps I'm not a good actor, but I would be even worse at doing anything else. Sean Connery
[ Actor Anything Doing Else Even Good Perhaps Worse Would]
You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves. Michael Wilding
[ Actors Away Comes Conversation Eyes Glazed Into Look Out Pick Their Themselves Wanders]
I've worked in a factory. I was a garbage man. I worked in a post office. It's not that long ago. I like to think that I'm just a regular guy. Denzel Washington
[ Ago Factory Garbage Guy Just Long Man Office Post Regular Think Worked]
I love acting, truly my favorite people are actors. Sean Penn
[ Acting Actors Favorite Love Truly]
I never dreamed about being an actor, because that was out of reach. Coming from a small town that was big in farming, and also big in clothing factories, you don't dream about being a professional football player or an actor. Herschel Walker
[ Actor Also Because Being Big Clothing Coming Dream Dreamed Factories Farming Football Never Out Player Professional Reach Small Town]
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]
I didn't get into this so I could talk about my work, my movies. You become an actor to act. Kevin Bacon
[ Act Actor Become Could Get Into Movies Talk Work]
I think the lawyers are such incredible actors. Can you imagine the performance they have to do every day? Monica Bellucci
[ Actors Day Every Imagine Incredible Lawyers Performance Such Think]
However, I hope I am also judged on my accomplishments as an actor and not just on my pretty face! Jonathan Brandis
[ Accomplishments Actor Also Am Face Hope However Judged Just Pretty]
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]
If you watch the show and the characters don't look at each other while they're talking, the actors probably aren't getting along. Victoria Pratt
[ Actors Along Characters Each Getting Look Other Probably Show Talking Watch While]
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]
I'm an actor. And I guess I've done so many movies I've achieved some high visibility. But a star? I guess I still think of myself as kind of a worker ant. Forest Whitaker
[ Achieved Actor Ant Done Guess High Kind Many Movies Myself Some Star Still Think Visibility Worker]
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]
I like to grow as an actor, and you can do that by playing parts that are unfamiliar to you and uncomfortable. David Schwimmer
[ Actor Grow Parts Playing Uncomfortable Unfamiliar]
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]
I knew an actor's career goes up and down and back up again. Your standing in this business can't be your whole identity; otherwise, you're doomed. Lisa Kudrow
[ Actor Again Back Business Career Doomed Down Goes Identity Knew Otherwise Standing Up Whole Your]
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]
An actor without a playwright is like a hole without a doughnut. George Jean Nathan
[ Actor Hole Playwright Without]
A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating and interesting and enlightening. Bruce Davison
[ Actor Enlightening Fascinating Good Interesting Somebody Truthful]
You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later. Alec Baldwin
[ Actors Age Begin Certain Change Depth Later Little Performances Same Technique Their Very Years Young]
We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema - some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre. Boris Spassky
[ Actors Chess Cinema Classical Compare Latter Prefer Rapid Some Theatre Work]
What I try to do as an actor is constantly find that, find ways to risk, find opportunities to fall on my face if it's going to be worth it, and then maybe I'll surprise myself. Jeremy Irons
[ Actor Constantly Face Fall Find Going Maybe Myself Opportunities Risk Surprise Then Try Ways Worth]
For if any man who never saw fire proved by satisfactory arguments that fire burns. His hearer's mind would never be satisfied, nor would he avoid the fire until he put his hand in it that he might learn by experiment what argument taught. Roger Bacon
[ Any Argument Arguments Avoid Burns Experiment Fire Hand Hearer His Learn Man Might Mind Never Nor Proved Put Satisfactory Satisfied Saw Taught Until Would]
This great imperialistic world called the United States has made us believe that an Oscar is the most important thing in the world for an actor. But if you think about it for five minutes you realise it can't be. Javier Bardem
[ Actor Believe Called Five Great Imperialistic Important Made Minutes Most Oscar Realise States Thing Think United Us World]
People get on a show and they fought tooth and nail. Almost 95% of the actors out there want to be on a television series. Then as soon as they get onto one, no, no, I want to be a movie star. This television series stuff, no, no no. Victoria Pratt
[ Actors Almost Fought Get Movie Nail Onto Out Series Show Soon Star Stuff Television Then Tooth Want]
A good actor must never be in love with anyone but himself. Jean Anouilh
[ Actor Anyone Good Himself Love Must Never]
After filming I like to go home and lie down with my daughter and have a glass of wine so I don't really socialize with the other actors. Izabella Scorupco
[ Actors After Daughter Down Filming Glass Go Home Lie Other Really Socialize Wine]
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]
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]
He who is incapable of feeling strong passions, of being shaken by anger, of living in every sense of the word, will never be a good actor. Sarah Bernhardt
[ Actor Anger Being Every Feeling Good Incapable Living Never Passions Sense Shaken Strong Will Word]
There was no male vampire type in existence. Someone suggested an actor of the Continental School who could play any type, and mentioned me. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Any Continental Could Existence Male Mentioned Play School Someone Suggested Type Vampire]
Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you'd drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ray Bradbury
[ Any Dead Dream Drop Eyes Factories Fantastic Live Made More Paid Seconds See Stuff Ten Than Wonder World Your]
Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor's art infinite. Ellen Terry
[ Actor Art Difficulties Finds Great Infinite Only]
Hollywood didn't know if I was an actor or a nut or if I was this crazy character I was playing. I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual, different and wild. Nicolas Cage
[ Actor Being Bit Character Crazy Developed Different Had Hollywood Image Know Little Nut Playing Unusual Wild]
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]
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 die is set and Malcolm will not escape for the foolish talk he spoke against his benefactor, such a man, is worthy of death, and it would have been so, were it not for Muhammad's confidence that God would give him the victory over the enemies. Louis Farrakhan
[ Against Been Benefactor Confidence Death Die Enemies Escape Foolish Give God Him His Malcolm Man Muhammad Over Set Spoke Such Talk Victory Were Will Worthy Would]
I phoned this number and said, Please, sir, I want to be an actor. Charles Dance
[ Actor Number Phoned Please Said Sir Want]
I didn't need the insurance. I do it again if my DP tells me it didn't look good in the camera or if the actors didn't hit their marks. But if everything was working why do it again? Debbie Allen
[ Actors Again Camera Everything Good Hit Insurance Look Marks Need Tells Their Why Working]
I'm an actor... I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don't ask a truck driver about his job. James Gandolfini
[ Actor Ask Driver Go His Home Interested Job Truck Why]
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]
I was a child actor in radio, and there's not many of us left. Dick Van Patten
[ Actor Child Left Many Radio Us]
You have to get through the Hamlet hoop as a young actor. Your classical qualifications are based on the quality of your Hamlet. And then, as an older actor, you have to get through the Lear hoop. And I'm approaching the Lear hoop. Derek Jacobi
[ Actor Approaching Based Classical Get Hamlet Hoop Lear Older Qualifications Quality Then Through Young Your]
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 was an actor before becoming a comedian. Shelley Berman
[ Actor Becoming Before Comedian]
It's the weirdest thing. When you go into acting, you expect to be a huge star and to be recognized... It did happen, but not in the way you expect it to... In L.A., I'm just another character actor. Dan Castellaneta
[ Acting Actor Another Character Did Expect Go Happen Huge Into Just Recognized Star Thing Way Weirdest]
It would be far to general a statement to try and describe the daily life of an actor in Hollywood, but I am quite certain that cappucinos have something to do with it. Corin Nemec
[ Actor Am Certain Daily Describe Far General Hollywood Life Quite Something Statement Try Would]
For at the same time many people seem eager to extend the circle of our moral consideration to animals, in our factory farms and laboratories we are inflicting more suffering on more animals than at any time in history. Michael Pollan
[ Animals Any Circle Consideration Eager Extend Factory Farms History Inflicting Laboratories Many Moral More Our Same Seem Suffering Than Time]
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]
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 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]
The worst thing that an actor can do is go into any project with a lack of respect for the material. You can have an opinion about it, but you have to respect yourself in doing it. Alfred Molina
[ Actor Any Doing Go Into Lack Material Opinion Project Respect Thing Worst Yourself]
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]
When you're an actor, actually, you shouldn't come up with too many ideas. Jean-Louis Trintignant
[ Actor Actually Come Ideas Many Too Up]
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]
The majority of directors I've worked with didn't know how to talk to actors. Stanley Tucci
[ Actors Directors How Know Majority Talk Worked]
The actor is too prone to exaggerate his powers; he wants to play Hamlet when his appearance is more suitable to King Lear. Sarah Bernhardt
[ Actor Appearance Exaggerate Hamlet His King Lear More Play Powers Prone Suitable Too Wants]
I think actors become jacks-of-all-trades and masters of none. Josh Lucas
[ Actors Become Masters None Think]
If you've ever been around a group of actors, you've noticed, no doubt, that they can talk of nothing else under the sun but acting. It's exactly the same way with baseball players. Your heart must be in your work. Christy Mathewson
[ Acting Actors Around Baseball Been Doubt Else Ever Exactly Group Heart Must Nothing Noticed Players Same Sun Talk Under Way Work Your]
Now that I'm taking some time off from school, I've been reading a lot to make sure I don't forget everything. It's mostly classics and nonfiction accounts from actors, directors and writers from the '40s and '50s. Fred Savage
[ Accounts Actors Been Classics Directors Everything Forget Lot Make Mostly Nonfiction Now Off Reading School Some Sure Taking Time Writers]
The interest in the supernatural in a very generic sense and in the spiritual is not in itself a factor that helps the communication of the Christian faith. Karl Lehmann
[ Christian Communication Factor Faith Generic Helps Interest Itself Sense Spiritual Supernatural Very]
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]
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]
Another adverse factor was the way the Russians received continual reinforcements from their back areas, as they fell back. It seemed to us that as soon as one force was wiped out, the path was blocked by the arrival of a fresh force. Gerd von Rundstedt
[ Adverse Another Areas Arrival Back Blocked Continual Factor Fell Force Fresh Out Path Received Russians Seemed Soon Their Us Way Wiped]
You then get into a period a few years ago, where a lot of external factors that we didn't have anything to do with did hit, and some of them at the same time... devaluations, weak economies, you name it, in various parts of the world. Jim Cantalupo
[ Ago Anything Did Economies External Factors Few Get Hit Into Lot Name Parts Period Same Some Them Then Time Various Weak Where World Years]
Advertising has done more to cause the social unrest of the 20th century than any other single factor. Clare Boothe Luce
[ Advertising Any Cause Century Done Factor More Other Single Social Than Unrest]
To my way of thinking, an actor's course is set even before he's out of the cradle. James Dean
[ Actor Before Course Cradle Even Out Set Thinking Way]
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]
Part of my strength as an actor comes from what I've learned all these years: when you play a villain, you try to get the light touches; when you play a hero, you try to get in some of the warts. John Forsythe
[ Actor Comes Get Hero Learned Light Part Play Some Strength These Touches Try Villain Warts Years]
I get a little jealous of these actor boys. They walk into a club, and in two seconds flat there are swarms of girls who are wanting so badly to touch them or just say hello. That's not the case with me, or any other girl I know. Claire Danes
[ Actor Any Badly Boys Case Club Flat Get Girl Girls Hello Into Jealous Just Know Little Other Say Seconds Swarms Them These Touch Two Walk Wanting]
I've turned my guest house into this little studio, and we have actors come over and do readings. Jeff Goldblum
[ Actors Come Guest House Into Little Over Readings Studio Turned]
It is no coincidence that our country has not been attacked since 9-11. Our initiatives to protect the homeland and aggressively take the fight to the terrorists have been factors in that success. Roger Wicker
[ Aggressively Attacked Been Coincidence Country Factors Fight Homeland Initiatives Our Protect Since Success Take Terrorists]
The actor creates with his own flesh and blood all those things which all the arts try in some way to describe. Lee Strasberg
[ Actor Arts Blood Creates Describe Flesh His Own Some Things Those Try Way Which]
My dream as a youngster was to be like Olivier. To be a great stage actor. To be a great Shakespearean actor. To me that is the Olympics of acting. Armand Assante
[ Acting Actor Dream Great Olivier Olympics Shakespearean Stage Youngster]
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]
You know it's very difficult to be an actor, and to have people depending on you to say the right line, at the right time, and to not be able to hear your cues! I can't tell you how many times I would've had to have said What? if I didn't have my hearing aids. So my hearing aids are a life saver, and they allow me to practice my craft. Leslie Nielsen
[ Able Actor Aids Allow Craft Cues Depending Difficult Had Hear Hearing How Know Life Line Many Practice Right Said Saver Say Tell Time Times Very Would Your]
I became a general contractor in my early 20s. I have been in the business for over 35 years. Gary Miller
[ Became Been Business Contractor Early General Over Years]
As I told you, from the time I was fifteen, I thought the theater was too much involved with actors trying to make the audience love them, being over emotional. Richard Foreman
[ Actors Audience Being Emotional Fifteen Involved Love Make Much Over Theater Them Thought Time Told Too Trying]
Most of my friends aren't actors - and not one of them is overly impressed with what I do. Jeremy London
[ Actors Friends Impressed Most Overly Them]
To me, a sex scene in a movie generally means a gratuitous scene that doesn't serve the story but gives a kind of excuse - we've got these two actors, we want to see them naked, so let's bring in the music and the soft light. Joseph Gordon-Levitt
[ Actors Bring Excuse Generally Gives Got Gratuitous Kind Light Means Movie Music Naked Scene See Serve Sex Soft Story Them These Two Want]
There are dumb actors. But there are dumb politicians and dumb bakers. Tim Robbins
[ Actors Dumb Politicians]
I am an animator. I feel like I'm the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. I'm rather like a foreman, like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work. Hayao Miyazaki
[ Am Animation Animator Boss Cinema Craftsmen Executive Factory Feel Foreman How Manager Rather Spirit Team Work]
If I have enough ego to say I'm a writer, a director, a producer, and an actor, I should have the energy and the knowledge to write a scene for this great actor named Henry Fonda and direct him in it and have it work. Peter Fonda
[ Actor Direct Director Ego Energy Enough Fonda Great Henry Him Knowledge Named Producer Say Scene Should Work Write Writer]
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]
The reason I wanted to be an actor is that I don't want to play me for the rest of my life and make money out of that. James D'arcy
[ Actor Life Make Money Out Play Reason Rest Want Wanted]
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]
That's the only way to do it. Just like an actor. You can get a great performance if you do a bunch of takes and edit it. You find the moments and string them together. Lindsey Buckingham
[ Actor Bunch Edit Find Get Great Just Moments Only Performance String Takes Them Together Way]
Each action of the actor on the stage should be the visible concomitant of his thoughts. Sarah Bernhardt
[ Action Actor Each His Should Stage Thoughts Visible]
Nine out of 10 times these guys will hit it-they'll be on something incredibly funny, but one out of 10, two out of 10, they'll fall flat on their faces. That's what makes them great actors: they take those chances, they don't play it safe. Peter Farrelly
[ Actors Chances Faces Fall Flat Funny Great Guys Hit Incredibly Makes Nine Out Play Safe Something Take Their Them These Those Times Two Will]
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 got out of college and I went to get my master's in creative writing at San Francisco State. I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop, being abused as a intern. Peter Coyote
[ Abused Actor Being College Creative Francisco Get Got Intern Master Out San State Went Working Workshop Writing]
When you put a group of actors together who get along, and we have since day one, they don't become like their roles. What tends to happen is their age disappears and they all deal with each other as friends. Stephen Collins
[ Actors Age Along Become Day Deal Disappears Each Friends Get Group Happen Other Put Roles Since Tends Their Together]
I look at actors very closely. It's not an accident when the actors excel. John Frankenheimer
[ Accident Actors Closely Excel Look Very]
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]
It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be. Isaac Asimov
[ Account Any Change Continuing Decision Dominant Factor Inevitable Into Longer Made Only Sensible Society Taking Today Will Without World]
I have directed good actors and have gone through the process which is more detailed in theater in a way. You have to get people to stay for two or three hours in a performance. They need more talk and rehearsal than in films. Julie Taymor
[ Actors Detailed Directed Films Get Gone Good Hours More Need Performance Process Rehearsal Stay Talk Than Theater Three Through Two Way Which]
And so I think that if the person has the funds, the network, and the equipment to do this, and also the experience, which is the key factor, then they can be quite deadly. John Abizaid
[ Also Deadly Equipment Experience Factor Funds Key Network Person Quite Then Think Which]
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]
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]
I've always slightly worried the kids who play football around my house. They know I'm an actor, but felt sorry for me because they'd never seen anything I've done. Bill Nighy
[ Actor Always Anything Around Because Done Felt Football House Kids Know Never Play Seen Slightly Sorry Worried]
When the curtain falls, the best thing an actor can do is to go away. Harold MacMillan
[ Actor Away Best Curtain Falls Go Thing]
In my movies, there has been little to do in the way of animal rights. I have never worked in a movie with animals. No horse-riding, no trained dogs, lions, bears. A few actors, but what could I do? We had to have them. Casey Affleck
[ Actors Animal Animals Bears Been Could Dogs Few Had Lions Little Movie Movies Never Rights Them Trained Way Worked]
I'll miss the relationships I have built with these actors. I'll miss the devotion we have to this work. Over this length of time, the tendency is to think it will never end. Dennis Franz
[ Actors Built Devotion End Length Miss Never Over Relationships Tendency These Think Time Will Work]
Somebody did an article in one of the newspapers saying that at that time I had the most visibility of any actor around. Kind of nice, you know, when that thing was happening. Gavin MacLeod
[ Actor Any Around Article Did Had Happening Kind Know Most Newspapers Nice Saying Somebody Thing Time Visibility]
As an actor, you should be willing to take challenges. Wilmer Valderrama
[ Actor Challenges Should Take Willing]
It looks as though yields of over 10 times what we can currently grow per acre are feasible if you control the CO2 concentration, the humidity, the temperature, all the various factors that plants depend on to grow rapidly. Ralph Merkle
[ Acre Co2 Concentration Control Currently Depend Factors Feasible Grow Humidity Looks Over Per Plants Rapidly Temperature Though Times Various Yields]
My mother told me I was begging her to be an actor when I was four. My father and my grandfather saw at least one or two movies a week; they were film buffs, so I guess it just rubbed off on me. And now it's kind of become a way of life for me. Giovanni Ribisi
[ Actor Become Begging Father Film Four Grandfather Guess Her Just Kind Least Life Mother Movies Now Off Rubbed Saw Told Two Way Week Were]
Uncle Junior is a criminal, which makes him a villain, so it makes people want to watch him. My whole life as an actor has been preparing for something like this. Dominic Chianese
[ Actor Been Criminal Him Junior Life Makes Preparing Something Uncle Villain Want Watch Which Whole]
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]
In the studio the director controls the actor's every move, every inflection, every expression. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Controls Director Every Expression Move Studio]
As an actor there's no autonomy, unless you're prepared to risk the possibility of starving. Ben Kingsley
[ Actor Autonomy Possibility Prepared Risk Starving Unless]
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]
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 think in both of those situations, it's important as an actor to learn, despite the success I had as a kid, that it's important to understand what it means to be a small fish in a big pond. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actor Big Both Despite Fish Had Important Kid Learn Means Pond Situations Small Success Think Those Understand]
I'm a quite serious actor who doesn't mind being ridiculously comic. Alan Rickman
[ Actor Being Comic Mind Quite Ridiculously Serious]
I'm an actor who believes we all have triggers to any stage of emotion. It's not always easy to find but it's still there. Hugh Jackman
[ Actor Always Any Believes Easy Emotion Find Stage Still Triggers]
There were air raids at night. The factory was dark and dirty. And I remember thinking - well - I must find somebody or something because like this I cannot go on. Ruth Pitter
[ Air Because Cannot Dark Dirty Factory Find Go Must Night Raids Remember Somebody Something Thinking Well Were]
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]
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]
When you're doing a play you get to go full speed ahead, all night, in front of an audience. It's a roller-coaster ride, responding to other actors, it feeds you. Sean Patrick Thomas
[ Actors Ahead Audience Doing Feeds Front Full Get Go Night Other Play Responding Ride Speed]
Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew what questions I was going to ask them, and all of my character's voice-over narration and scenes were added after the fact. Griffin Dunne
[ Actors Added After Although Ask Character Fact Going Knew Narration Never Questions Scenes Screenplay Them Were]
Work is good when people are responsible, and in low-budget movies a lot of the actors don't want to be there. They're there to build a resume. Sean Young
[ Actors Build Good Lot Low-Budget Movies Responsible Resume Want Work]
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]
There are actors who spend 20 years working and still don't achieve what I've achieved so quickly. So I think my only course of action is to work as hard as I can, not just for the sake of the film, but also to prove to these people that I do have talent. Zhang Ziyi
[ Achieve Achieved Action Actors Also Course Film Hard Just Only Prove Quickly Sake Spend Still Talent These Think Work Working Years]
It'd be disingenuous to say I don't like attention - I'm an actor for God's sake - and it's flattering and all, but attention was never my big goal. I just like to work and have a good time. Paul Giamatti
[ Actor Attention Big Disingenuous Flattering Goal God Good Just Never Sake Say Time Work]
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]
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]
As an actor, that's the best thing you can do, really take people along on a story and tell them something. Austin Peck
[ Actor Along Best Really Something Story Take Tell Them Thing]
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]
The key factor is whether the agent is a member of the Association of Authors' Representatives, which screens its members and requires them to uphold a Canon of Ethics. Richard Curtis
[ Agent Association Authors Canon Ethics Factor Key Member Members Representatives Requires Screens Them Uphold Whether Which]
Politics are a very unsatisfactory game. Henry B. Adams
[ Game Politics Very]
A lot of talented actors still have to pay their bills. Mark Wahlberg
[ Actors Bills Lot Pay Still Talented Their]
This will result in wells that will make a substantial improvement in the recovery factor just because they are absolutely in the proper place within the reservoir for the purposes of drainage. Andrew Gould
[ Absolutely Because Drainage Factor Improvement Just Make Place Proper Purposes Recovery Reservoir Result Substantial Wells Will Within]
I've worked with Steven Spielberg three times. I'm proud to say that I'm one of those actors that continues to get hired by the same directors. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actors Continues Directors Get Hired Proud Same Say Spielberg Steven Those Three Times Worked]
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 don't really think of myself as an actor. Dylan Moran
[ Actor Myself Really Think]
Whatever happened to the good ole days, when children worked in factories? Emo Philips
[ Children Days Factories Good Happened Ole Whatever Worked]
My real training as an actor was when I started doing theatre. Steve Buscemi
[ Actor Doing Real Started Theatre Training]
And I'm very surprised that all this stuff actually worked out to where I could have a career in film, gain the benefit of my education, and be thankful that I was able to break into my craft as an actor. Terrence Howard
[ Able Actor Actually Benefit Break Career Could Craft Education Film Gain Into Out Stuff Surprised Thankful Very Where Worked]
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]
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]
You know I am an actor, and I have medals for diction. Paul Robeson
[ Actor Am Diction Know Medals]
Being a star is an agent's dream, not an actor's. Robert Duvall
[ Actor Agent Being Dream Star]
The actors I would like to work with are Julia Roberts, just because I've admired her work for a long time, well Brad Pitt. I think you know my reasons. Christina Milian
[ Actors Admired Because Brad Her Julia Just Know Long Pitt Reasons Roberts Think Time Well Work Would]
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]
It's well known that actors are lousy writers. Richard Grant
[ Actors Known Lousy Well Writers]
If I don't get the goose-bump factor when I'm reading it than I can't do it. Russell Crowe
[ Factor Get Reading Than]
Actors cannot go on for over running around the trees. Rajendra Prasad
[ Actors Around Cannot Go Over Running Trees]
Because of my age and because there's more work on the small screen. What it's missing in quality it makes up for in quantity. From an actor's selfish point of view. Cesar Romero
[ Actor Age Because Makes Missing More Point Quality Quantity Screen Selfish Small Up View Work]
Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life. Jimmy Dean Motivational
[ Factor Greatest Life Motivating Poverty]
So from an actor's perspective, you really have no idea how you're acting. Ice T
[ Acting Actor How Idea Perspective Really]
I like some of the early silent films because I love to watch how actors had to play then. What would interest me today is to do a silent film. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actors Because Early Film Films Had How Interest Love Play Silent Some Then Today Watch Would]
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. Robin Gibb
[ Element Every Factor Final Hours Life Maurice Now Our Pursue Quest Relentlessly Second Timeline Will]
If I think too much about all of those Chinese factories where all the stuff in a Wal-Mart is made, I get that woozy feeling you get when you see ducks covered in crude oil. Doug Coupland
[ Chinese Covered Crude Ducks Factories Feeling Get Made Much Oil See Stuff Think Those Too Wal-Mart Where]
The world 's a theatre, the earth a stage, Which God and Nature do with actors fill. Thomas Heywood
[ Actors Earth Fill God Nature Stage Theatre Which World]
Juan Hernandez was an actor out of New York, but what made Juan so great and what made Omar so great was that they both already knew how to box, so we didn't have to take them into a gym and teach them how to throw a left jab. Charles S. Dutton
[ Actor Already Both Box Great Gym How Into Jab Juan Knew Left Made New Omar Out Take Teach Them Throw York]
If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world. Edward Grey
[ Alliance America Anglo-Saxon Between Branches Cause England Factor Future Influence More New Peace Potent Powerful Race Still Triple Two Union Will World]
It's true what people say - that actors are the closest thing there is to children. They play. Nastassja Kinski
[ Actors Children Closest Play Say Thing True]
The only reason my work seems to be eclectic up to a certain period is because I was a failure as an actor. Hugh Grant
[ Actor Because Certain Eclectic Failure Only Period Reason Seems Up Work]
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]
It is to TV that I owe my freedom from bondage of the Latin lover roles. Television came along and gave me parts to chew on. It gave me wings as an actor. Ricardo Montalban
[ Actor Along Bondage Came Chew Freedom Gave Latin Lover Owe Parts Roles Television Tv Wings]
I think every young actor in Los Angeles went up for that role. It was between Frankie Muniz and me, and he pulled out, so I got the role. Shia LaBeouf
[ Actor Angeles Between Every Frankie Got Los Out Pulled Role Think Up Went Young]
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]
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]
The young actors coming out of the Universities are well trained. Tony Randall
[ Actors Coming Out Trained Universities Well Young]
I've wanted to be an actor ever since I was a little boy. Henry Darrow
[ Actor Boy Ever Little Since Wanted]
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]
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]
Jerry Weintraub, the producer, might be a pain in the ass, but he really knows how to treat his actors. Bernie Mac
[ Actors Ass His How Jerry Knows Might Pain Producer Really Treat]
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]
Real art is one of the most powerful forces in the rise of mankind, and he who renders it accessible to as many people as possible is a benefactor of humanity. Zoltan Kodaly
[ Accessible Art Benefactor Forces Humanity Mankind Many Most Possible Powerful Real Renders Rise]
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]
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]
But all actors go through the process, it's hit and miss, you have achievement and failure. Thomas Haden Church
[ Achievement Actors Failure Go Hit Miss Process Through]
I was not what you'd call a first-class actor, but I did all right. Elia Kazan
[ Actor Call Did First-Class Right]
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]
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]
I think, frankly, that I'm a better director than I was an actor. Jonathan Frakes
[ Actor Better Director Frankly Than Think]
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]
My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful. Satyajit Ray
[ Actors Agreed Applies Bounced Cameraman Day Devised Direct Dreadful Film Five Following Four Instead Light Mainly Method Scenes Second Shadows Shot Started Studio Thing Used Using Where Which]
People think actors have such glamorous lives, but the truth is actors go where nobody wants to go. Juliette Binoche
[ Actors Glamorous Go Lives Nobody Such Think Truth Wants Where]
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]
It is easier to get an actor to be a cowboy than to get a cowboy to be an actor. John Ford
[ Actor Cowboy Easier Get Than]
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]
Follow the wisdom of the great actor, James Cagney, you hit your mark, you look the other guy in the eye, and you tell the truth. Larry Merchant
[ Actor Cagney Eye Follow Great Guy Hit James Look Mark Other Tell Truth Wisdom Your]
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]
Acting is really not what I'm interested in. I'm not an aspiring actor and you should be able to tell. Keith Hernandez
[ Able Acting Actor Aspiring Interested Really Should Tell]
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such. Og Mandino
[ Anyone Art Benefactor Better Crown Does Else End Energy Even His Knows Mankind Merits Only Person Raises Raising Receives Rewarded Such Than Thing]
We are talking about someone who has lived. It must be honored in every respect. The fictional can take any kind of channel - according to the actor's marriage to the character. Kate Mulgrew
[ According Actor Any Channel Character Every Fictional Honored Kind Lived Marriage Must Respect Someone Take Talking]
Well, I think that there is a connection between being a lawyer and a doctor and an actor. They kind of, in some ways, have the same appeal, I suppose. Jeffrey Jones
[ Actor Appeal Being Between Connection Doctor Kind Lawyer Same Some Suppose Think Ways Well]
An actor who is good at comedy can also be very good at drama, but not necessarily vice versa. Desi Arnaz
[ Actor Also Comedy Drama Good Necessarily Versa Very Vice]
Some movies I see today have the most dramatic plot points but the actors are not playing them dramatically. Aaron Eckhart
[ Actors Dramatic Dramatically Most Movies Playing Plot Points See Some Them Today]
I love actors. I married one. OK, I married a fantastic one. Felicity Huffman
[ Actors Fantastic Love Married Ok]
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]
All of the factors that make up a quality city - safe streets, high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods, etc. - emanate from a strong educational premise. Alan Autry
[ City Educational Emanate Etc Factors High Jobs Make Neighborhoods Paying Premise Quality Safe Streets Strong Up]
There are no benefactors in Canada because there is no incentive. Lara St. John
[ Because Benefactors Canada Incentive]
Being an actor on a movie set is like going to the playground at recess. Melissa Leo
[ Actor Being Going Movie Playground Recess Set]
But I loved the script to 7th Heaven and couldn't say no. It made me laugh and cry, and I was hooked. I'd love to know who turned it down, because I'm sure at least one other actor did. But I'm glad he did, whoever it was. Stephen Collins
[ Actor Because Cry Did Down Glad Heaven Hooked Know Laugh Least Love Loved Made Other Say Script Sure Turned Whoever]
Pork was in 1971, and I stopped hanging out at The Factory by like 1973. Harvey Fierstein
[ Factory Hanging Out Pork Stopped]
You know something, if you're not acting, you're not an actor - you've gotta work. No way around it. Lance Henriksen
[ Acting Actor Around Gotta Know Something Way Work]
I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks. Charlize Theron
[ Actor Away Because Bob Both Drunks Gives Go Had Honor Kind Mean Men Much Only Opportunity Playing Really Three Walked Weeks Were Worked]
There is both a skill factor and an effort factor in dream recall. People can develop dream recall skills, such as lying still in the morning and writing down whatever comes to mind. Henry Reed
[ Both Comes Develop Down Dream Effort Factor Lying Mind Morning Recall Skill Skills Still Such Whatever Writing]
I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Academy Actor Arts Became Britain Did Doing Dramatic Enter Field Good Great London Music National Plays School Study Theater Theaters Theatre Then Way Work Youth]
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]
Well, the infrastructure part of the stimulus has worked. There's absolutely no question about it. We can demonstrate in Pennsylvania and other states around the union how it's produced good, paying jobs both on the construction sites and back in American factories. It has worked. Ed Rendell
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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]
Having been an actor and a writer for so long - 20 years or so - I felt that it would be daft to go to one's grave without having directed. It's a natural extension of writing and acting, and so I knew it would happen one day. Stephen Fry
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I want to be so strong as an actor that people wouldn't say... eh, that's Josh Lucas. Josh Lucas
[ Actor Eh Josh Lucas Say Strong Want]
I still feel like I'm trying to make it. It's hard to shed the struggling actor thing. Mark Ruffalo
[ Actor Feel Hard Make Shed Still Struggling Thing Trying]
A lot of actors said they hated the studio system, but I loved it. It was like a college; it was a great place to learn. Richard Widmark
[ Actors College Great Hated Learn Lot Loved Place Said Studio System]
This was basically the first time I got to act in action scenes, with things blowing up all around me. It sounds corny, but I think every actor would like to - at least once in his or her career - play the person who saves the entire world. Lukas Haas
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I think it's easy for directors to stay fresh more than actors, especially once an actor becomes a star. It's hard for Russell Crowe to walk down a street or take a subway. I can fly coach. Michael Mann
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I've been a very lucky actor. Bob Newhart
[ Actor Been Lucky Very]
Every actor looks all his life for a part that will combine his talents with his personality... 'The Odd Couple' was mine. That was the plutonium I needed. It all started happening after that. Walter Matthau
[ Actor After Combine Couple Every Happening His Life Looks Mine Needed Odd Part Personality Plutonium Started Talents Will]
If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable. Jack Lemon
[ Actor Audience Himself His Need Really Satisfy Vulnerable Want]
I love going to the movies; I love watching good movie actors. They must know something I don't. Uta Hagen
[ Actors Going Good Know Love Movie Movies Must Something Watching]
A brick layer, lays bricks... I'm an Actor, that's what I do. Michael Chiklis
[ Actor Brick Bricks Layer Lays]
Actors are such an insecure breed. Joshua Leonard
[ Actors Breed Insecure Such]
There's only so much you can do until you get on set and see the aesthetics of what you're dealing with. Then you see what the other players are giving to you. It's all about the transfer of energy between different actors. Karl Urban
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