Quotations that match 'actor'.

It was just like Howlin' Wolf. Once you arrive at the point that you understand it, the emotional factor is darker than some of the saddest blues stuff. Robert Quine
[ Arrive Blues Darker Emotional Factor Just Once Point Saddest Some Stuff Than Understand Wolf]
I do believe all actors are smart. Ron Silver
[ Actors Believe Smart]
I'm becoming a frustrated director, I think, in an actor's body. David Wenham
[ Actor Becoming Body Director Frustrated 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]
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]
I should be getting photographs of me with my arm around these people like restaurant owners do, because eventually I am going to have to prove to my kids that once I was an actor! Josh Hartnett
[ Actor Am Arm Around Because Eventually Getting Going Kids Once Owners Photographs Prove Restaurant Should These]
Although this crisis in some ways started in the United States, it is a global crisis. We bear a substantial share of the responsibility for what has happened, but factors that made the crisis so acute and so difficult to contain lie in a broader set of global forces that built up in the years before the start of our current troubles. Timothy Geithner
[ Acute Although Bear Before Broader Built Contain Crisis Current Difficult Factors Forces Global Happened Lie Made Our Responsibility Set Share Some Start Started States Substantial Troubles United Up Ways Years]
Essentially, I'm a small-part actor who's been lucky enough to play leading roles for most of his life. Alec Guinness
[ Actor Been Enough Essentially His Leading Life Lucky Most Play Roles]
I became an actor, and because I had success as an actor, I became famous. I was acting for quite a while before I got famous; television made me famous. I guess that it's television that is responsible for everybody's desire to be famous. Kelsey Grammer
[ Acting Actor Became Because Before Desire Everybody Famous Got Guess Had Made Quite Responsible Success Television While]
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]
I was convinced there as only one actor to play Templeton the Rat, and that was Tony Randall. Joseph Barbera
[ Actor Convinced Only Play Rat Tony]
The 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]
One thing, when you're an actor, you finish something and then you have to worry about what the next gig is. When you're a musician, you can always write your own stuff, and I'm working on new stuff for a new album right now. Chris Isaak
[ Actor Album Always Finish Gig Musician New Next Now Own Right Something Stuff Then Thing Working Worry Write Your]
Violence is used to portray what happens in a film. It only helps portray the actors and what they do. I think it is more about the story, when you have something to play off of. Jake Lloyd
[ Actors Film Happens Helps More Off Only Play Portray Something Story Think Used Violence]
If you factor in not just who's doing what at home, but how much more time working fathers are spending on work outside the home, on average they spend two hours more per day outside the home. James Levine
[ Average Day Doing Factor Fathers Home Hours How Just More Much Outside Per Spend Spending Time Two Work Working]
I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic. Kevin Bacon
[ Actor Anger Bellies Challenge Darkness Down Into Lot Our Reaching Sadness Tapping Therapeutic Think Very]
I do know there are a lot of people who seem to be in my corner, and that's, of course, wonderful. I'm really more interested in the nomination than in the award, because I think the nomination just puts you within a group of outstanding actors. Morgan Freeman
[ Actors Award Because Corner Course Group Interested Just Know Lot More Nomination Outstanding Puts Really Seem Than Think Within Wonderful]
I used to work in a fire hydrant factory. You couldn't park anywhere near the place. Steven Wright
[ Anywhere Factory Fire Hydrant Near Park Place Used Work]
The whole purpose of those attacks was to drive those contractors out. Lots of them had to leave. They were terrified. Wayne White
[ Attacks Contractors Drive Had Leave Lots Out Purpose Terrified Them Those Were Whole]
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]
The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability. Anna Lindh
[ Actor Continuously Council Days Enormous Global Important International Most Nations Our Peace Remains Reminded Responsibility Security Stability These United Uphold]
It was difficult every ten days having a new director. I'm a real collaborator and, as an actor, I want to be directed. It's hard for me to shift gears. Jeanne Tripplehorn
[ Actor Collaborator Days Difficult Directed Director Every Gears Hard Having New Real Shift Ten Want]
The Oscar nomination made me a recognizable name to other actors and people in general. Carol Kane
[ Actors General Made Name Nomination Oscar Other Recognizable]
Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters. Robert Englund
[ Actors Characters English Facility Great Historic Horror Many Period Pieces Stories]
We're one of the forces that causes actors to fasten seat belts before they take off chasing the bad guy in the car... or removes some of the cigarette smoking on television. Gerald McRaney
[ Actors Bad Before Belts Car Causes Chasing Cigarette Fasten Forces Guy Off Removes Seat Smoking Some Take Television]
These are extremely talented actors who are all putting their talents into the Lost in Space movie. Mark Goddard
[ Actors Extremely Into Lost Movie Putting Space Talented Talents Their These]
I feel a little guilty only being an actor. Blythe Danner
[ Actor Being Feel Guilty Little Only]
I love to be in the position of not knowing what I'm gonna do, but having rehearsed all of those so when something happens with the others actors I go with whatever that is I'm getting. Wayne Rogers
[ Actors Getting Go Gonna Happens Having Knowing Love Others Position Rehearsed Something Those Whatever]
I can remember when nobody believed an actor and didn't care what he believed. Lionel Barrymore
[ Actor Believed Care Nobody Remember]
Actors always have opinions. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actors Always Opinions]
The big gap between the ability of actors is confidence. Kathleen Turner
[ Ability Actors Between Big Confidence Gap]
One of the pleasures of being an actor is quite simply taking a walk in someone else's shoes. And when I look at the roles I've played, I'm kind of amazed at all the wonderful adventures I've had and the different things I've learned. Willem Dafoe
[ Actor Adventures Amazed Being Different Else Had Kind Learned Look Played Pleasures Quite Roles Shoes Simply Someone Taking Things Walk Wonderful]
I'd made these experimental films but I thought the major chore of a filmmaker was to relate to actors. Bill Forsyth
[ Actors Chore Experimental Filmmaker Films Made Major Relate These Thought]
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]
My parents didn't want me to be a regular in a series. I was a working actor from time to time but they thought was a little too much being a star of a series. They wanted me to have a slightly more normal childhood. Harry Shearer
[ Actor Being Childhood Little More Much Normal Parents Regular Series Slightly Star Thought Time Too Want Wanted Working]
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]
I think anybody who has been in the theater, prefers it. Television is a... factory. You turn out things on a revolving assembly line. You don't have time to perfect anything in television. Gale Gordon
[ Anybody Anything Assembly Been Factory Line Out Perfect Prefers Revolving Television Theater Things Think Time Turn]
My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer. Robert Guillaume
[ Ability Acting Actor Back Got Ironically Jobs Know Much Now Office Post Sent Singer Singing Think Would]
It is more difficult to designate this form of conation on its practical side by a satisfactory name. Samuel Alexander
[ Conation Designate Difficult Form More Name Practical Satisfactory Side]
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
[ Acting Actor Been Daft Day Directed Extension Felt Go Grave Happen Having Knew Long Natural Without Would Writer Writing Years]
I'm not the sexiest thing in the world, I feel actors who have to 'play' sexy lose all their sex appeal. When they start with the tongue and the heavy lids, it looks so ridiculous. I think you just have to be yourself. Stephanie Zimbalist
[ Actors Appeal Feel Heavy Just Looks Lose Play Ridiculous Sex Sexiest Sexy Start Their Thing Think Tongue World Yourself]
That may be a factor because we are the older show; we have been on the air for a while. Is it our day? Is it time to hang it up? But it seems that the show still continues, and we still enjoy being here. And that's a very important element. Mark-Paul Gosselaar
[ Air Because Been Being Continues Day Element Enjoy Factor Hang Here Important May Older Our Seems Show Still Time Up Very While]
Every other movie is one of those action things. I mean, 'Lost in Space'? A bunch of good actors running around shooting at special effects on a soundstage? I took my kids to see that and felt like I was on an acid trip. Tom Berenger
[ Acid Action Actors Around Bunch Effects Every Felt Good Kids Lost Mean Movie Other Running See Shooting Soundstage Space Special Things Those Took Trip]
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]
Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of LA in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers. Jay Leno
[ Actors Basketball Days Election Former Good Johnson La Magic May Mayor Next Office Ol Only Player Professional Qualified Ran Remember Run Wrestlers]
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]
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]
So if I get these actors for 30% of their price by coming in so late with an offer when they know they are not getting another offer then I do it this way. Uwe Boll
[ Actors Another Coming Get Getting Know Late Offer Price Their Then These Way]
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]
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]
I'm just back in line with every other actor looking for a job right now and keeping my fingers crossed. Joe Lando
[ Actor Back Crossed Every Fingers Job Just Keeping Line Looking Now Other Right]
I learned the business in about two months, and then made as much as the others, and was consequently doing quite well when the factory burned down, destroying all our machines - 150 of them. This was very hard on the girls who had paid for their machines. Rose Schneiderman
[ Burned Business Consequently Destroying Doing Down Factory Girls Had Hard Learned Machines Made Months Much Others Our Paid Quite Their Them Then Two Very Well]
Actors never retire, they just get less and less work. Desmond Llewelyn
[ Actors Get Just Less Never Retire Work]
I've been in fights, but that doesn't make me cool or like a tough guy or more interesting actor, I'm not proud of it. Shia LaBeouf
[ Actor Been Cool Fights Guy Interesting Make More Proud Tough]
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]
I started to act in highschool and became a professional actor at 19. Nick Mancuso
[ Act Actor Became Professional Started]
Yes, he wanted me to do Funny Games before, which I didn't want to do because the film was very theoretical - the way people experience violence on screen. There was very little space for fiction, it was more like a sacrifice for the actors than anything else. Isabelle Huppert
[ Actors Anything Because Before Else Experience Fiction Film Funny Games Little More Sacrifice Screen Space Than Theoretical Very Violence Want Wanted Way Which Yes]
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]
Fear is the main factor in Arab politics... There is no Arab who is not harmed by Jews' entry into Palestine. Moshe Sharett
[ Arab Entry Factor Fear Harmed Into Jews Main Palestine Politics]
When you're a young actor you like to go for characters with a bit of flair, so in many films I ended up playing the weirdos. I can assure you I'm not a psycho or a criminal or a bully. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Actor Assure Bit Bully Characters Criminal Ended Films Flair Go Many Playing Psycho Up Weirdos Young]
No one asked me to be an actor, so no one owed me. There was no entitlement. James Earl Jones
[ Actor Asked Entitlement Owed]
The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it. Christopher Nolan
[ Accommodate Actors Best Feel Instinctively Just Need Other Out]
To be a good actor you have to be something like a criminal, to be willing to break the rules to strive for something new. Nicolas Cage
[ Actor Break Criminal Good New Rules Something Strive Willing]
Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat. Francesca Annis
[ Actors Audience Fired Get Just Retreat Some Sound Up Want]
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]
In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator. Jean Cocteau
[ Actor Content Everybody Nobody Paris Spectator Wants]
Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself. Rodney Dangerfield
[ Acting Actor Acts Deals Delicate Does Each Emotions Exposes Hide Himself Mask Putting Time Up Very]
In the meantime, I just have to create those realistic goals about the fact that I don't have a ton of options as an actor who's been on a science fiction show for 8 years. Michael Shanks
[ Actor Been Create Fact Fiction Goals Just Meantime Options Realistic Science Show Those Ton Years]
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]
I got out of the Army - in my world - I came to New York, for instance, when the civil rights movement was just beginning, and that created a certain energy, a certain rumble, a certain impetus for black actors. James Earl Jones
[ Actors Army Beginning Black Came Certain Civil Created Energy Got Impetus Instance Just Movement New Out Rights Rumble World York]
When I was 18, I joined the Screen Actors Guild, and after college I came to New York. Marla Maples
[ Actors After Came College Guild Joined New Screen York]
There's nothing more boring than unintelligent actors, because all they have to talk about is themselves and acting. There have to be other things. Tim Robbins
[ Acting Actors Because Boring More Nothing Other Talk Than Themselves Things Unintelligent]
Let's face facts, this is visual medium, there's a very high premium put on people who are good-looking. But the minute you rely on that you get yourself in trouble. You certainly don't make a career out of that anymore as an actor. Alec Baldwin
[ Actor Anymore Career Certainly Face Facts Get Good-Looking High Make Medium Minute Out Premium Put Rely Trouble Very Visual Yourself]
As for poker, I've stayed away from that, even though when I was in Vegas for Ocean's Eleven, I would get accosted by these guys begging me to play. They just want to take my money. They see me, think "actor" and see some easy money. Matt Damon
[ Actor Away Begging Easy Eleven Even Get Guys Just Money Ocean Play Poker See Some Stayed Take These Think Though Vegas Want Would]
Well, I think on second units it's all about execution. Because you come in there, you don't have to worry so much about the studio and all the other actors and all that. David R. Ellis
[ Actors Because Come Execution Much Other Second Studio Think Units Well Worry]
My point is there's a hidden Scotland in anyone who speaks the Northern Ireland speech. It's a terrific complicating factor, not just in Northern Ireland, but Ireland generally. Seamus Heaney
[ Anyone Factor Generally Hidden Ireland Just Northern Point Scotland Speaks Speech Terrific]
My mom is many times responsible for getting us all together, but we trade off at each other's houses. My brother and I are actors and are traveling a lot of our job. Beau Bridges
[ Actors Brother Each Getting Houses Job Lot Many Mom Off Other Our Responsible Times Together Trade Traveling Us]
There's really one character for every actor. The voyage is to find that one character. Richard Gere
[ Actor Character Every Find Really Voyage]
I think the more the actor lets you know what he thinks of the character, the less the audience cares - like a comedian who laughs at his own jokes. Neil LaBute
[ Actor Audience Cares Character Comedian His Jokes Know Laughs Less Lets More Own Think Thinks]
I think dress, hairstyle and make-up are the crucial factors in projecting an attractive persona and give one the chance to enhance one's best physical features. Vivienne Westwood
[ Attractive Best Chance Crucial Dress Enhance Factors Features Give Hairstyle Make-Up Persona Physical Projecting Think]
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]
Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent. Marya Mannes
[ Arrogance Decisive Factors Successful Talent Timing Use]
I explained that we would like to adjust our position on the Syrian question to theirs, as, in our view, they are the decisive factor in our relations with our neighbors, and Syria is unimportant. Moshe Sharett
[ Adjust Decisive Explained Factor Neighbors Our Position Question Relations Syria Syrian Theirs Unimportant View Would]
So from an actor's perspective, you really have no idea how you're acting. Ice T
[ Acting Actor How Idea Perspective Really]
Showtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing. Morris Chestnut
[ Across Actors Black Board Cross Directing Filmmakers Films Given Into Make New Opportunity Over Showtime Want Well White Young]
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]
The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true. Hedy Lamarr
[ Actor Agent Crude Director Each Hollywood Ladder Leading Man Order Press Producer Sleep Star Success Them True Usually]
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]
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]
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]
I don't know how to ground myself without the other actor present. Garry Shandling
[ Actor Ground How Know Myself Other Present Without]
I, also, found the opportunity to work with the actors extremely gratifying and rewarding. Janine Turner
[ Actors Also Extremely Found Gratifying Opportunity Rewarding Work]
I get to play a great character while working with great actors and great directors on a great show. Harry Hamlin
[ Actors Character Directors Get Great Play Show While Working]
As an actor, I was just satisfied to work. Thayer David
[ Actor Just Satisfied Work]
We had a showing of Battlestar in LA last week. I walked out the door and there were 50 people. I signed a ton of autographs. Other actors walked away without signing. These are the fans. I guess it depends. on who you are. Noah Hathaway
[ Actors Autographs Away Battlestar Depends Door Fans Guess Had La Last Other Out Showing Signed Signing These Ton Walked Week Were Without]
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]
There isn't a switch that I turn on. I'm an actor. This is what I do. Anthony Anderson
[ Actor Switch Turn]
You, the actor, must be aware of when you're being funny, but the character you're playing should always be oblivious to the fact. Jon Lovitz
[ Actor Always Aware Being Character Fact Funny Must Oblivious Playing Should]
Wong Kar Wai is a very intense character, very personable, and I believe in general he does not like and he would not want his actors to show their true looks and their true personality on screen. Andy Lau
[ Actors Believe Character Does General His Intense Looks Personality Screen Show Their True Very Want Would]
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]
It's important to do research. I do that in every play, every actor does. John Gilpin
[ Actor Does Every Important Play Research]
It's not my goal to be a famous actor. Gavin DeGraw
[ Actor Famous Goal]
I don't like that, because there are a lot of people whose works I admire as actors or actresses, or musicians. And you know, I've been a big fan of different musicians or actors. Laura Bush
[ Actors Actresses Admire Because Been Big Different Fan Know Lot Musicians Whose Works]
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]
I'm only interested in being a good actor and in being remembered for my best films, not for the way I look. But it seems inevitable in this line of work that I have to care about the way I look without getting obsessed about it. Kevin Costner
[ Actor Being Best Care Films Getting Good Inevitable Interested Line Look Obsessed Only Remembered Seems Way Without Work]
In L.A., though, people get off busses calling themselves actors, so many are really not professionals. John Ratzenberger
[ Actors Busses Calling Get Many Off Professionals Really Themselves Though]
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]
I just don't think that I could be the kind of actor I want to be and not be honest with myself. Honesty is very important to me as an actor and as a person. I didn't even think about it. Randy Harrison
[ Actor Could Even Honest Honesty Important Just Kind Myself Person Think Very Want]
If you work in casting, it's sort of not cool to want to act. A lot of people think that casting directors are frustrated actors, but it wasn't true with any of the casting people I knew. Catherine Keener
[ Act Actors Any Casting Cool Directors Frustrated Knew Lot Sort Think True Want Work]
The great difference between screen acting and theatre acting is that screen acting is about reacting - 75% of the time, great screen actors are great reactors. Nicolas Roeg
[ Acting Actors Between Difference Great Reacting Reactors Screen Theatre Time]
Fifteen years before I became a screen actor, I was in the theatre. A lot of my work was comedy, which I loved doing. It's harder. Ben Kingsley
[ Actor Became Before Comedy Doing Fifteen Harder Lot Loved Screen Theatre Which Work Years]
I've got the best of all worlds. It's every actor's dream to wake up in New York City and go to an acting job rather than to a restaurant to wash dirty dishes. And I live so close to the studios that I ride my bike to work. Christopher Meloni
[ Acting Actor Best Bike City Close Dirty Dishes Dream Every Go Got Job Live New Rather Restaurant Ride Studios Than Up Wake Wash Work Worlds York]
I suddenly realized that the fellow who didn't show up was getting about fifty-times more money than I was getting. So I thought, 'this is silly,' and became an actor. I certainly never thought I'd wind up in motion pictures. That was far beyond anything I'd ever dreamed of. Glenn Ford
[ Actor Anything Became Beyond Certainly Dreamed Ever Far Fellow Getting Money More Motion Never Pictures Realized Show Silly Suddenly Than Thought Up Wind]
A just laicism allows religious freedom. The state does not impose religion but rather gives space to religions with a responsibility toward civil society, and therefore it allows these religions to be factors in building up society. Joseph Ratzinger Religion
[ Allows Building Civil Does Factors Freedom Gives Impose Just Rather Religion Religions Religious Responsibility Society Space State Therefore These Toward Up]
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]
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]
I weren't an actor, I'd be a wildlife biologist or forest ranger. Rick Schroder
[ Actor Biologist Forest Ranger Weren Wildlife]
IBM was the original contractor for much of the computer interface design on the film. Douglas Trumbull
[ Computer Contractor Design Film Ibm Interface Much Original]
Dustin Hoffman was the greatest. He had so much information to give and he mesmerized me. He really feels for actors who are just starting out and remembers his early days like they were yesterday. Amy Weber
[ Actors Days Dustin Early Feels Give Greatest Had His Hoffman Information Just Mesmerized Much Out Really Remembers Starting Were Yesterday]
Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible. Mary McLeod Bethune
[ Devoted Factor Faith First Impossible Life Nothing Possible Service Without]
We had a very energetic floor manager and he was always jumping around all over the place. The director would send down messages like, Can you tell that actor to calm down? Sarah Sutton
[ Actor Always Around Calm Director Down Energetic Floor Had Jumping Manager Messages Over Place Send Tell Very Would]
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]
I don't really think of myself as an actor. Dylan Moran
[ Actor Myself Really Think]
I still think of myself as a stage actor. When I do film and television I try to implement what I was taught to do in theatre, to try to stretch into characters that are far from myself. Tony Shalhoub
[ Actor Characters Far Film Implement Into Myself Stage Still Stretch Taught Television Theatre Think Try]
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]
No actor ever forgets a role, so I should have realized something was wrong. Maureen Reagan
[ Actor Ever Forgets Realized Role Should Something Wrong]
How can a president not be an actor? Ronald Reagan
[ Actor How President]
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]
I was fortunate as a young actor, to go straight to the RSC, where I learned that being an actor can bring with it wonderful responsibilities. Ben Kingsley
[ Actor Being Bring Fortunate Go Learned Responsibilities Rsc Straight Where Wonderful Young]
Actors often behave like children, and so we're taken for children. I want to be grown up. Jeremy Irons
[ Actors Behave Children Grown Often Taken Up Want]
I 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]
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 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]
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]
It's really important to draw the line on what we do as actors. Anna Friel
[ Actors Draw Important Line Really]
I want to aspire to something like what Denzel Washington does, which is try to find scripts written for white actors - or Jodie Foster, who reads scripts for male actors. Wentworth Miller
[ Actors Aspire Denzel Does Find Foster Jodie Male Reads Scripts Something Try Want Washington Which White Written]
The nice thing is that, at least in Los Angeles, I'm known as a character actor and I do auditions for other things besides just cartoon shows. Dan Castellaneta
[ Actor Angeles Auditions Besides Cartoon Character Just Known Least Los Nice Other Shows Thing Things]
As an actor, I travel around a lot and live in a lot of hotels, and many times I've been in a town where the only entertainment to be had is what you find in the hotel bar or lobby. Beau Bridges
[ Actor Around Bar Been Entertainment Find Had Hotel Hotels Live Lobby Lot Many Only Times Town Travel Where]
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage. Charlie Chaplin
[ Actors Audiences Fad Live Movies Really See Stage Want]
An actor really suffers when the director isn't prepared because you start running out of time for the shoot and then have to do it fast. Carol Kane
[ Actor Because Director Fast Out Prepared Really Running Shoot Start Suffers Then Time]
Sex in the City was a different kind of phenomenon because of the show itself is a phenomenon and to me that's successful because to resonate with women across the board for six years and have only one African-American actor pass through for one episode. Blair Underwood
[ Across Actor African-American Because Board City Different Episode Itself Kind Only Pass Phenomenon Resonate Sex Show Six Successful Through Women Years]
If you're lucky, and not a lot of actors are these days, you get the chance to create a character. William Hurt
[ Actors Chance Character Create Days Get Lot Lucky These]
It's a miracle to be an actor and to know that you have a job to go to a year from now is a rare thing, so I think peace of mind and financial stability come with that. Hopefully I'm a little wiser and have a little more perspective in my life than I did then. Debra Messing
[ Actor Come Did Financial Go Hopefully Job Know Life Little Mind Miracle More Now Peace Perspective Rare Stability Than Then Thing Think Wiser Year]
It's difficult working with very rich actors, because inevitably they become a little spoilt, and the managers and agents tend to control things more than is healthy. Mike Figgis
[ Actors Agents Because Become Control Difficult Healthy Inevitably Little Managers More Rich Tend Than Things Very Working]
There's something about doing theatre in London - it sinks a little bit deeper into your soul as an actor. It's something about the tradition of theatre, about performing on the West End stage. Christian Slater
[ Actor Bit Deeper Doing End Into Little London Performing Sinks Something Soul Stage Theatre Tradition West Your]
The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun. George Orwell
[ Atom Bombs Cities Earth Factories Going Lies Loudspeakers Piling Police Round Still Streaming Sun Through Up]
That's the great thing about a tractor. You can't really hear the phone ring. Jeff Foxworthy
[ Great Hear Phone Really Ring Thing Tractor]
Out of all the actors I have worked with, I love working with Larry Hagman the most. We were very close and it was just a wonderful time. Barbara Eden
[ Actors Close Just Larry Love Most Out Time Very Were Wonderful Worked Working]
I was still thought of as a kid actor even though I was in my mid twenties. Tommy Rettig
[ Actor Even Kid Mid Still Though Thought Twenties]
The thing is, the studio then forget that you're an actor and that you can do other things, and so since they pay you for that, they don't want you to do anything else. Charles S. Dutton
[ Actor Anything Else Forget Other Pay Since Studio Then Thing Things Want]
I think it's damaging to know too much about a person, about an actor. Molly Parker
[ Actor Damaging Know Much Person Think Too]
Not so much in Canada, but certainly in the US, as I'm sure you know, money is all, and if they can get another 26 programs of the same thing even though it advances the culture or those actor's careers not at all it doesn't matter. Rowan Atkinson
[ Actor Advances Another Canada Careers Certainly Culture Even Get Know Matter Money Much Programs Same Sure Thing Those Though Us]
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]
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]
I pay attention to the actors and stuff, but not even that much. I don't pay attention to who's writing. Jason Mewes
[ Actors Attention Even Much Pay Stuff Writing]
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]
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]
I've always been interested in films where you can identify with the actors. Where you can be in their shoes and therefore be more involved if they're people that you recognize. Adrian Lyne
[ Actors Always Been Films Identify Interested Involved More Recognize Shoes Their Therefore 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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Directors and producers were afraid of a Dumont actor while at the same time they admired him. Leon Askin
[ Actor Admired Afraid Directors Dumont Him Producers Same Time Were While]
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]
I work primarily for the camera-it's not something I really talk about a lot, but it's part of the way I am as a movie actor. The camera is my girl, as it were. Terence Stamp
[ Actor Am Camera Girl Lot Movie Part Primarily Really Something Talk Way Were Work]
An actor must interpret life, and in order to do so must be willing to accept all the experiences life has to offer. In fact, he must seek out more of life than life puts at his feet. James Dean
[ Accept Actor Experiences Fact Feet His Interpret Life More Must Offer Order Out Puts Seek Than Willing]
The worst thing for an actor is a director that gets on your nerves and says things that actually confuse you. Stephen Rea
[ Actor Actually Confuse Director Gets Nerves Says Thing Things Worst Your]
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]
I still have the actor's disease. I always think I'll never get another job. Roddy McDowall
[ Actor Always Another Disease Get Job Never Still Think]
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]
When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams. Anton Chekhov
[ Actor Letters Money Send Sends Telegrams]
They didn't act like people and they didn't act like actors. It's hard to explain. They acted more like they knew they were celebrities and all. I mean they were good, but they were too good. J. D. Salinger
[ Act Acted Actors Celebrities Explain Good Hard Knew Mean More Too Were]
And so, you can do hundreds and hundreds of studies showing a general factor and just so long as you restrict your populations, your testing materials and the kinds of situations you look at, you can keep finding the same wrong thing again and again. Robert Sternberg
[ Again Factor Finding General Hundreds Just Keep Kinds Long Look Materials Populations Restrict Same Showing Situations Studies Testing Thing Wrong Your]
I think actors become jacks-of-all-trades and masters of none. Josh Lucas
[ Actors Become Masters None Think]
I'm a political scientist and I study these things, and I know that economic problems, with the rising unemployment and inflation and low productivity and so forth, were a factor in that election, in that defeat of President Carter. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Carter Defeat Economic Election Factor Forth Inflation Know Low Political President Problems Productivity Rising Scientist Study These Things Unemployment Were]
I'm not in the loop; I don't know any actors, really, just the ones I work with. Denzel Washington
[ Actors Any Just Know Loop Ones Really Work]
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]
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]
Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor's art infinite. Ellen Terry
[ Actor Art Difficulties Finds Great Infinite Only]
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]
Being an actor myself I realize that all actors believe they are qualified to play any role. If you showed me a script with a black woman character I would tell you that I could do it. That is what we do. We act as if we are someone else. Richard Masur
[ Act Actor Actors Any Being Believe Black Character Could Else Myself Play Qualified Realize Role Script Showed Someone Tell Woman Would]
About the best thing an actor can do when all is said and done is to make people laugh. Ted Levine
[ Actor Best Done Laugh Make Said Thing]
The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy. Bob Schieffer
[ Ago Became Beyond Bowl Christmas Culture Economy Factor Football Game Holidays Just Lights Long Meaning More Our Part Super Than Thanksgiving Their Those Truth Turkey]
And the input that we always got from Deadheads, at the moment of making the music, was always a factor. Phil Lesh
[ Always Factor Got Input Making Moment Music]
Twice a week I would receive injections or IV's of Factor VIII which clotted the blood and then broke it down. Ryan White
[ Blood Broke Down Factor Injections Iv Receive Then Twice Week Which Would]
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]
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]
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 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]
But when you're a working actor - and that's what you keep saying in your head, how blessed you are to have a job - and you are working with heavyweights, working with the best guys in TV, it's pretty cool. Exhausting, but cool. Christopher Meloni
[ Actor Best Blessed Cool Exhausting Guys Head Heavyweights How Job Keep Pretty Saying Tv Working Your]
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]
For me, a play is a form of writing which isn't complete until it is interpreted by actors. But it's still a form of writing. And so most of my time is spent thinking about how to write a sentence. Wallace Shawn
[ Actors Complete Form How Interpreted Most Play Sentence Spent Still Thinking Time Until Which Write Writing]
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]
Bill Powell is the only intelligent actor I've ever met. Carole Lombard
[ Actor Bill Ever Intelligent Met Only Powell]
The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that's why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It's not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible. Tom Cruise
[ Actors Always Charge Cheques Everything Film-Making Give Hard Own Responsible Sign Take Tell Thing Why Work Young Your]
Actors take risks all the time. We put ourselves on the line. It is creative to be able to interpret someone's words and breathe life into them. Patty Duke
[ Able Actors Breathe Creative Interpret Into Life Line Ourselves Put Risks Someone Take Them Time Words]
Samuel L. Jackson is one of the best actors there is. Joel Siegel
[ Actors Best Jackson Samuel]
An actor should be ready to play any role within reason. For example, I think the most ridiculous thing for me to do would be to try and play Shakespeare. Glenn Ford
[ Actor Any Example Most Play Ready Reason Ridiculous Role Shakespeare Should Thing Think Try Within Would]
One of the ingredients that made Cheers work so well was the great ensemble of actors we had. That's the case with any good series. Ted Danson
[ Actors Any Case Cheers Ensemble Good Great Had Ingredients Made Series Well Work]
I'm the kind of actor who has ventured into escaping from me. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Actor Escaping Into Kind Ventured]
When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you throw punches at cartoon characters, they are not there, so you can swing through. It looks like you really decked them. Brendan Fraser
[ Actors Cartoon Characters Looks Pull Pulled Punches Really Stop Swing Them Through Throw]
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]
For an actor, you're rejected eight or ten times a day. All you've got to sell is yourself. You're not selling products, they're not turning down a car, they're turning you down. Most people can't handle that. Most people are essentially not set up that way. Barry Corbin
[ Actor Car Day Down Eight Essentially Got Handle Most Products Rejected Sell Selling Set Ten Times Turning Up Way Yourself]
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]
Actors are crazy or we wouldn't be doing this. Eileen Brennan
[ Actors Crazy Doing]
Once during a taping there was an actor who kept blowing his lines. It happened again and again. Finally Norman Fell came out-he wasn't even in that scene. But Norman came out and you know what he did? He killed the guy with a hammer. John Ritter
[ Actor Again Blowing Came Did During Even Fell Finally Guy Hammer Happened His Kept Killed Know Lines Norman Once Out Scene Taping]
Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror, and you keep making faces all your life. Bette Davis
[ Actors Faces Good Keep Life Making Mirror Out Started Worked Your]
A great actor is independent of the poet, because the supreme essence of feeling does not reside in prose or in verse, but in the accent with which it is delivered. Lee Strasberg
[ Accent Actor Because Delivered Does Essence Feeling Great Independent Poet Prose Reside Supreme Verse Which]
There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age. Bill Bryson
[ Age Farmer Kill Lightning Old Only Over Rolling Things Three Tractor]
As a working actor, all I want to do is work. That's it. It's terrifying when you don't work. It's very hard when you don't work. There have been times when I've been out of work for like six months. I feel theatre to me is like manna. Sandra Oh
[ Actor Been Feel Hard Months Out Six Terrifying Theatre Times Very Want Work Working]
The information that is passed from person to person and from generation to generation is the primary factor that gives humans a competitive advantage over other animals. Keith Henson
[ Advantage Animals Competitive Factor Generation Gives Humans Information Other Over Passed Person Primary]
When I said I no longer wanted to be a painter, that I wanted to be an actor, the first thing I did was get a stinking job in an insurance building. Rod Taylor
[ Actor Building Did First Get Insurance Job Longer Painter Said Stinking Thing Wanted]
Part of the work is determining through what instrument you are playing. Actors are physical, olympian storytellers and we should be able to create entire landscapes with nothing. Ajay Naidu
[ Able Actors Create Determining Entire Instrument Landscapes Nothing Olympian Part Physical Playing Should Storytellers Through Work]
Soap Actors are fun and interesting. They all have something special that you want to be around. Austin Peck
[ Actors Around Fun Interesting Soap Something Special Want]
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]
So I went and did an audition and became the biggest radio actor in Sydney, and that's how it all started. Rod Taylor
[ Actor Audition Became Biggest Did How Radio Started Sydney Went]
A lot of directors are great and they are fine but you know I think that Harry really takes a special point to really engage the actors and really make it feel like a safe place for them to explore whatever it is they want to explore in whatever scene with their character. Will Estes
[ Actors Character Directors Engage Explore Feel Fine Great Harry Know Lot Make Place Point Really Safe Scene Special Takes Their Them Think Want Whatever]
The role of Rimbaud is one of the most important roles to play for a young actor. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Actor Important Most Play Role Roles Young]
An actor without a playwright is like a hole without a doughnut. George Jean Nathan
[ Actor Hole Playwright Without]
An actor really is a kind of intermediary between an audience and the piece, whether it's a play or movie. Christopher Walken
[ Actor Audience Between Kind Movie Piece Play Really Whether]
I'm just an actor, but if the extra part of it is that I'm helping people or people are being helped by the virtue of what we're doing, then that's just a really nice added extra. Christopher Meloni
[ Actor Added Being Doing Extra Helped Helping Just Nice Part Really Then Virtue]
Money isn't a major motivating force in my life. Nor is my profession. There are other things that I care more about than being an actor. Kevin Costner
[ Actor Being Care Force Life Major Money More Motivating Nor Other Profession Than Things]
I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Because Box Character Life Office Rest Working Worry]
All actors almost always try to steal some of their wardrobe. Joe Lando
[ Actors Almost Always Some Steal Their Try Wardrobe]
Some people are born gardeners, some are politicians. I was an actor. It took a great deal of pain before I figured that out. I didn't relate to most of it. Kathleen Quinlan
[ Actor Before Born Deal Figured Gardeners Great Most Out Pain Politicians Relate Some Took]
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]
No one will deny that the excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic beverages would do more than any other single factor to make impossible a total war effort. William Lyon Mackenzie King
[ Alcohol Alcoholic Any Beverages Deny Effort Excessive Factor Impossible Make More Other Single Than Total Use War Will Would]
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]
A lot of actors in my age bracket look at being still standing as pretty good. Gary Cole
[ Actors Age Being Bracket Good Look Lot Pretty Standing Still]
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 think there are a lot of other actors that are just talented, it's just about this opportunity - it's just about when are we going to be put in those positions where we can shine. Nia Long
[ Actors Going Just Lot Opportunity Other Positions Put Shine Talented Think Those Where]
There's a whole catalogue of actors that never went to acting school. Dennis Farina
[ Acting Actors Catalogue Never School Went Whole]
Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me. James Dean
[ Actor Animals Boo Character Chickens Cows Develop Help His Hiss Learned Lot Pigs Studying Things]
Every actor in the room honored Sidney for being there so many years before. And everybody was so moved to be at a place where history was being made again. It was tangible. Lee Grant
[ Actor Again Before Being Every Everybody History Honored Made Many Moved Place Room Sidney Tangible Where Years]
Both sides were supposed to release all their prisoners, those were unconditional. There was some prisoner release that took place but it's not been satisfactory. Warren Christopher
[ Been Both Place Prisoner Prisoners Release Satisfactory Sides Some Supposed Their Those Took Unconditional Were]
As an actor, you want to keep your demons to some extent, but you also have to exorcise them so you can use them instead of them using you. Skeet Ulrich
[ Actor Also Demons Extent Instead Keep Some Them Use Using Want Your]
I'm an actor who they said was wrinkled and balding and everything else when I was in my early 30's. Most of the people who wrote that who thought they were younger than me are now bald and wrinkled. Jack Nicholson
[ Actor Bald Early Else Everything Most Now Said Than Thought Were Wrinkled Wrote Younger]
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 actually started as a model builder and quickly progressed into production design, which made sense because I could draw and paint. But I kept watching that guy over there who was moving the actors around and setting up the shots. James Cameron
[ Actors Actually Around Because Builder Could Design Draw Guy Into Kept Made Model Moving Over Paint Production Progressed Quickly Sense Setting Shots Started Up Watching Which]
I 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]
John Goodman is more that just a big guy, he's a wonderful actor. Gene Siskel
[ Actor Big Goodman Guy John Just More Wonderful]
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]
You know when you watch old movies, it's always the small parts you remember, the character actors who come in like a breath of fresh air. Amy Sedaris
[ Actors Air Always Breath Character Come Fresh Know Movies Old Parts Remember Small Watch]
I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero. Richard Dreyfuss
[ Acting Actors Always Art Been Being Clearly Fantasies Fulfilment Hero Just Know Most Myself Person Personal Really Situation Wanted]
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]
Um, musicians are funnier you know, than actors on the whole. Tim Curry
[ Actors Funnier Know Musicians Than Um Whole]
I think all those actors from that generation, like Bogart - they were wonderful actors. They didn't act. They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful. Anthony Hopkins
[ Act Actors Bogart Came Characters Did Generation Just Think Those Were Wonderful]
I'm so uncomfortable, especially in emotional situations, having to say sentences that don't feel right. As an actor - or really, as any kind of person sensitive to it. Franka Potente
[ Actor Any Emotional Especially Feel Having Kind Person Really Right Say Sensitive Sentences Situations Uncomfortable]
And I think, on the other end, there were actors who were not as good as I was, perhaps who could have hung in too, but began to blame everything on race. James Earl Jones
[ Actors Began Blame Could End Everything Good Hung Other Perhaps Race Think Too Were]
Like all social theories, internationalism must seek its basis in the economic and technical fields; here are to be found the most profound and the most decisive factors in the development of society. Christian Lous Lange
[ Basis Decisive Development Economic Factors Fields Found Here Internationalism Most Must Profound Seek Social Society Technical Theories]
I don't think any actor feels comfortable watching themselves in movies. You must be very narcissistic. The problem with your own opinion of yourself is that contrary to the normal spectators, when you watch a film you are in, you only watch yourself. Omar Sharif
[ Actor Any Comfortable Contrary Feels Film Movies Must Narcissistic Normal Only Opinion Own Problem Spectators Themselves Think Very Watch Watching Your Yourself]
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]
My work is to reach people with ideas, hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight, and revelation. That's what an actor wants to do. John Astin
[ Actor Dreams Encouragement Hopes Ideas Insight Reach Revelation Wants Work]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I like every single actor or actress in the world, because we never know what the conditions are like when they are working. I give everyone the benefit of the doubt and root for them like a psychotic sports fan. Judd Nelson
[ Actor Actress Because Benefit Conditions Doubt Every Everyone Fan Give Know Never Psychotic Root Single Sports Them Working World]
I was always a character actor. I just looked like Little Red Riding Hood. Paul Newman
[ Actor Always Character Hood Just Little Looked Red Riding]
I think Star Trek has been very double-edged for all of us - as actors, writers, directors. Jonathan Frakes
[ Actors Been Directors Double-Edged Star Think Trek Us Very Writers]
What I've got to do now is let them judge me for who I am as an actor and not for my notoriety. Mickey Rourke
[ Actor Am Got Judge Notoriety Now Them]
Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other. Daniel Okrent
[ Assertions Commenting Department Despite Each Enemies Hired News Nothing Opinion Other Pages Rabid Really Times Two Want]
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]
Every actor I think has got their own number of takes that they like, you know. Some actors like to go all day, you know on the one scene and some actors want to take two takes. I personally like four. Robert Carlyle
[ Actor Actors Day Every Four Go Got Know Number Own Personally Scene Some Take Takes Their Think Two Want]
I have friends that are much better actors than I am that had to quit the business because they couldn't survive the auditions or the rejections, or people just didn't realize how good they were. Robert Englund
[ Actors Am Auditions Because Better Business Friends Good Had How Just Much Quit Realize Rejections Survive Than Were]
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]
I wanted control over the merchandising, the actual packaging of the product. That was a big factor. The only way for me to exercise control on all those levels was to start my own label. Helen Reddy
[ Actual Big Control Exercise Factor Label Levels Merchandising Only Over Own Packaging Product Start Those Wanted Way]
Emphasis was usually put on the horizontal acceleration factor, for the simple reason that ordinary structures have a built-in safety factor for the vertical component; that is, gravity. Charles Francis Richter
[ Acceleration Built-In Built-In Component Emphasis Factor Gravity Horizontal Ordinary Put Reason Safety Simple Structures Usually Vertical]
I guess I work well with others I handle younger actors well. Hector Elizondo
[ Actors Guess Handle Others Well Work Younger]
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]
The actor's popularity is evanescent; applauded today, forgotten tomorrow. Harrison Ford
[ Actor Applauded Evanescent Forgotten Popularity Today Tomorrow]
Some directors hardly talk to the actors at all. Todd Solondz
[ Actors Directors Hardly Some Talk]
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]
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]
The only thing an actor owes his public is not to bore them. Marlon Brando
[ Actor Bore His Only Owes Public Them Thing]
Being here allows me to make the case that not all aging, narcissistic movie actors whose children could be mistaken for their grandchildren necessarily act with the same motivation. Warren Beatty
[ Act Actors Aging Allows Being Case Children Could Grandchildren Here Make Mistaken Motivation Movie Narcissistic Necessarily Same Their Whose]
And it turns out that tribes, not money, not factories, that can change our world, that can change politics, that can align large numbers of people. Not because you force them to do something against their will. But because they wanted to connect. Seth Godin
[ Against Align Because Change Connect Factories Force Large Money Numbers Our Out Politics Something Their Them Tribes Turns Wanted Will World]
I'm one of those actors who likes to do it wrong nine ways before I come to the tenth way, which is the way I think it should be. Wayne Rogers
[ Actors Before Come Likes Nine Should Tenth Think Those Way Ways Which Wrong]
I think I'm an actor because I have very strong imagination and empathy. I never studied acting, but those two qualities are exactly the qualities that make for an activist. Susan Sarandon
[ Acting Activist Actor Because Empathy Exactly Imagination Make Never Qualities Strong Studied Think Those Two Very]
I couldn't care less about actors' trailers and food on sets and stuff like that - I just want to act. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Act Actors Care Food Just Less Sets Stuff Trailers Want]
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]
Actors worry about bad breath, weight, receding hairlines and why their leading lady looks like their daughter. Matthew Ashford
[ Actors Bad Breath Daughter Lady Leading Looks Receding Their Weight Why Worry]
I consider myself a very lucky actor that, approaching 60, I'm still employed and employable. John Lithgow
[ Actor Approaching Consider Employed Lucky Myself Still Very]
I pray and try every day to be a better actor. Rod Taylor
[ Actor Better Day Every Pray Try]
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]
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]
A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors. Colin Wilson
[ Actors Instead Instruments Parts Play Stage Symphony Written]
Some people get into this business and they're so afraid to lose anything. They try to protect their position like clinging to a beachhead. These actors end up making really safe choices. I never wanted to go that route. If I go down, I'm going down swinging. Matt Damon
[ Actors Afraid Anything Business Choices Clinging Down End Get Go Going Into Lose Making Never Position Protect Really Route Safe Some Swinging Their These Try Up Wanted]
And I haven't met too many actors along the way that haven't told me how much the show has meant to them. It's one of the reasons they say they are doing what they're doing, today. David Selby
[ Actors Along Doing Haven How Many Meant Met Much Reasons Say Show Them Today Told Too Way]
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]
The more film I watch, the more John Ford looks like a giant. His politics aren't so good, and you have to learn to accept John Wayne as an actor, but he's a poet in black and white. Jonathan Lethem
[ Accept Actor Black Film Ford Giant Good His John Learn Looks More Poet Politics Watch Wayne White]
People who call themselves actors and can't ever get work; they do need to get another profession. Estelle Parsons
[ Actors Another Call Ever Get Need Profession Themselves Work]
Eventually, in '84, we made a film for a little over a million dollars - with American actors that was shot in English - that was shown in Finland A little action film called Born American. Renny Harlin
[ Action Actors American Born Called Dollars English Eventually Film Finland Little Made Million Over Shot Shown]
I had to learn how to become a real actor, I had to suffer and be rejected and face that 100 times just like every actor. It wasn't like someone handed it to me. Donnie Wahlberg
[ Actor Become Every Face Had Handed How Just Learn Real Rejected Someone Suffer Times]
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]
Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases. Gro Harlem Brundtland Diet
[ Activity Alcohol Cigarette Consumption Dietary Diseases Excessive Factors Intake Lifestyle Little Low Many Osteoporosis Other Physical Risk Smoking Such Well]
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]
An actor is only merchandise. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Actor Merchandise Only]
And once you cease to be a real person, you stop being a good actor. Scott Speedman
[ Actor Being Cease Good Once Person Real Stop]
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]
While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor. Bobby Scott
[ College Deciding Deter Factor Finances Going Many Means Obstacles Should Students While]
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 think it's hard to know. Feeling fulfilled, because actors face periods of unemployment, there is nothing worse than being at the top of your game; you have so much to give but do not have the platform to do this. Michael York
[ Actors Because Being Face Feeling Fulfilled Game Give Hard Know Much Nothing Periods Platform Than Think Top Unemployment Worse Your]
I was heartbroken at the end of that, because I thought that was going to be it for me. Somehow I had worked my way into this movie and it had exposed me to people and I had a chance to be an actor, which I loved, but I didn't think it was ever going to happen again. Jason Schwartzman
[ Actor Again Because Chance End Ever Exposed Going Had Happen Heartbroken Into Loved Movie Somehow Think Thought Way Which Worked]
I don't think I would be an actor if I was that intelligent. Peter Boyle
[ Actor Intelligent Think Would]
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]
As I've always said, preproduction is so important. When you cast the actors, you've done much of the work. Now, you may need to guide them a little, take it up or down, have them go faster or slower, but the casting process is crucial. Robert Wise
[ Actors Always Cast Casting Crucial Done Down Faster Go Guide Important Little May Much Need Now Process Said Slower Take Them Up Work]
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]
Today some actors get a little full of themselves about what they're doing. Ray Liotta
[ Actors Doing Full Get Little Some Themselves Today]
I have had the occasion to meet child actors from the '60s and '70s at various functions, and everyone's gone on to various different lives - they're real-estate agents or surfers. Mike Lookinland
[ Actors Agents Child Different Everyone Functions Gone Had Lives Meet Occasion Real-Estate Various]
As an actor, you ask yourself what you can do to put yourself in a position where you can play that role. Jeremy Northam
[ Actor Ask Play Position Put Role Where Yourself]
Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre, where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it's more like an actor learning a part. John Deacon
[ Actor Analogy Being Best Effect Everything Get Going Know Learning More Part Place Play Rehearsed See Show Theatre Things Together Where Whole Works Yes]
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]
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]
We film in front of a live audience, and I was a theater actor before I got into television, so I like that. Jillian Bach
[ Actor Audience Before Film Front Got Into Live Television Theater]
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]
In the editing room, 20 percent of the time you're using stuff from before the actor knew the camera was rolling or you're taking a line from somewhere else and putting it in his mouth. Campbell Scott
[ Actor Before Camera Editing Else His Knew Line Mouth Percent Putting Rolling Room Somewhere Stuff Taking Time Using]
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]
Personally speaking there's only so long you can go from film to film to film. There's an inspiration an actor gets from the stage. Jude Law
[ Actor Film Gets Go Inspiration Long Only Personally Speaking Stage]
People imagine that actors are being offered everything and you are not. So things come in and sometimes there are things that I want and can't get a meeting on, or go to a different actors. Gary Oldman
[ Actors Being Come Different Everything Get Go Imagine Meeting Offered Sometimes Things Want]
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]
My parents said, Oh, he's going to be a director someday. I wanted to be an actor. Quentin Tarantino
[ Actor Director Going Oh Parents Said Someday Wanted]
Factories are the workplaces of our National Socialist racial comrades. Fritz Todt
[ Comrades Factories National Our Racial Socialist Workplaces]
I suspect there isn't an actor alive who was able to truthfully answer his family's questions after his first day's activity in his future profession. Simone Signoret
[ Able Activity Actor After Alive Answer Day Family First Future His Profession Questions Suspect Truthfully]
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]
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]
And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father. Angelina Jolie
[ Actor Better Dad Father Great]
I still have a dream of one day - I would love to hire a semi-retired contractor and just build a house - him and I building a house for me. I would truly love to do that. Christopher Meloni
[ Build Building Contractor Day Dream Him Hire House Just Love Still Truly Would]
I want to make a film about a factory worker. Richard Linklater
[ Factory Film Make Want Worker]
I'm an actor, that's my contribution. Glenn Close
[ Actor Contribution]
I think that the World Cup is a big factor for this increased interest. I don't believe all of this is a result of just myself but also because of the others who are playing abroad. Hidetoshi Nakata
[ Abroad Also Because Believe Big Cup Factor Increased Interest Just Myself Others Playing Result Think World]
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]
Every actor I ever meet goes, 'Ultimately I plan on having my own company and write and direct,' but yes, I too would love to write and direct a movie. I want to do a play, too. I want to do it all. Jason Schwartzman
[ Actor Company Direct Ever Every Goes Having Love Meet Movie Own Plan Play Too Ultimately Want Would Write Yes]
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]
All good actors are easy to work with. It's the ones that aren't very good who tend to be very difficult. Tom Wilkinson
[ Actors Difficult Easy Good Ones Tend Very Work]
Theater actors like to change character roles. They don't like to always do the same thing. Marcello Mastroianni
[ Actors Always Change Character Roles Same Theater Thing]
Being an actor, you are recognized for being somebody else, whereas these books are distilled from me. Jamie Lee Curtis
[ Actor Being Books Distilled Else Recognized Somebody These Whereas]
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]
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]
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]
For no. 1, it's great writing, super writing. The second thing is that it's great chemistry with all the actors. We just all got along from the very start. Very get-go, we all got along. We just - it was just like we were all meant to be there together. Reba McEntire
[ Actors Along Chemistry Get-Go Got Great Just Meant Second Start Super Thing Together Very Were Writing]
I think Hollywood has a class system. The actors are like the inmates, but the truth is they're running the asylum. Robert De Niro
[ Actors Asylum Class Hollywood Inmates Running System Think Truth]
I'm living every ten-year-old boy's fantasy. The other day, Chris and I had this big scene where we had to pull out our guns, and I was thinking, 'Here we are in New York City - a place where every actor wants to be - and we are literally playing cops and robbers. How great is that?' Mariska Hargitay
[ Actor Big Boy Chris City Cops Day Every Fantasy Great Guns Had Here How Literally Living New Other Our Out Place Playing Pull Robbers Scene Thinking Wants Where York]
I am not a long-run actor. I admire actors who can do that. David Ogden Stiers
[ Actor Actors Admire Am Long-Run]
A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly. Kevin Bacon
[ Actor Creates Director Encouragement Environment Fly Gives Good Which]
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]
As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does, so I'm trapped in a genre that I love, but I'm trapped in it! George A. Romero
[ Actor Does Filmmaker Genre Get Just Love Much Trapped Typecast]
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]
I was very pleased you know, and I was afraid that I might stick out, but I didn't. My happiest thing about that picture is that I proved that American actors can speak as well and also fit in with an ensemble like that. Rod Steiger
[ Actors Afraid Also American Ensemble Fit Happiest Know Might Out Picture Pleased Proved Speak Stick Thing Very Well]
'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]
My nomadic childhood dramatically fed my eventual decision to be an actor, but not in the way you might think. Josh Lucas
[ Actor Childhood Decision Dramatically Eventual Fed Might Nomadic Think Way]
I don't think I know a Scientologist except when I see one or two of their actors on the Hollywood screen. Jerry Falwell
[ Actors Except Hollywood Know Scientologist Screen See Their Think Two]
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]
Penn State in 1955 became the first university to be issued a federal license to operate a nuclear reactor, which it continues to use for studies in the peaceful uses of atomic energy and the training of nuclear industry personnel. Don Sherwood
[ Atomic Became Continues Energy Federal First Industry Issued License Nuclear Operate Peaceful Penn Personnel Reactor State Studies Training University Use Uses Which]
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]
The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind. Li Ka Shing
[ Beloved Confined Country Dedication Factors Future Gain Hearts Humanity Integrity Lies Made Mankind Many May Men Minds Our Own Passion Should Truly Up Well Where Your]
It's always strange being a kid on the set, because you're treated like an equal when you're working. But then when you break, the other actors go back to their trailers to take naps and drink beer, and I have to, like, go do school. Natalie Portman
[ Actors Always Back Because Beer Being Break Drink Equal Go Kid Naps Other School Set Strange Take Their Then Trailers Treated Working]
There's a constant flow of child actors. It's kind of funny to watch the new crew come through. I think, You poor little things. You're going to have to struggle for a long time. Tina Yothers
[ Actors Child Come Constant Crew Flow Funny Going Kind Little Long New Poor Struggle Things Think Through Time Watch]
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]
I was an actor... or, at least, I was trying to be an actor. Richard Donner
[ Actor Least Trying]
Actually, I wanted to be an actor when I was two years old. Keith David
[ Actor Actually Old Two Wanted Years]
In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum. Anthony Quinn
[ Actor Artist Bum Europe Hollywood Working]
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]
The last thing on my mind was to be an actor, but I had a crush on a cute girl in the drama department, so the best thing for me to do was audition, help out, do carpentry, whatever it took to get me on that project. John Ratzenberger
[ Actor Audition Best Carpentry Crush Cute Department Drama Get Girl Had Help Last Mind Out Project Thing Took Whatever]
When people see an actor speak, they think they know him or her, whereas I'm just a face or a body to them. Kate Moss
[ Actor Body Face Her Him Just Know See Speak Them Think Whereas]
I usually hang out on the set. I get to know everybody. I have a nice time with the other actors. Kurt Russell
[ Actors Everybody Get Hang Know Nice Other Out Set Time Usually]
I very rarely get nervous as an actor. Very rarely. Corin Nemec
[ Actor Get Nervous Rarely Very]
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]
The public must suffer untold pangs from the stiffness, the deliberate stifling of emotion, on the part of many British actors. Ivor Novello
[ Actors British Deliberate Emotion Many Must Pangs Part Public Stifling Suffer Untold]
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]
When I was 19, I made my first good week's pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked. Billy Joel
[ Buy Club Enough Factory First Food Freaked Good Job Made Money Musician Pay Quit Rent Some Still Week]
The age factor means nothing to me. I'm old enough to know my limitations and I'm young enough to exceed them. Marv Levy
[ Age Enough Exceed Factor Know Limitations Means Nothing Old Them Young]
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]
The director I had most involvement with was Alex Rockwell. He gave me a lot of responsibility as an actor. Steve Buscemi
[ Actor Alex Director Gave Had Involvement Lot Most Responsibility Rockwell]
It's certainly more interesting for me as an actor, but I think it's also more interesting for the audience to see three-dimensional characters, rather than just a bad guy or a good guy. Nicholas Lea
[ Actor Also Audience Bad Certainly Characters Good Guy Interesting Just More Rather See Than Think Three-Dimensional Three-Dimensional]
I don't like talking about myself. I'm not really interested in myself. One of the good things about being a supporting actor is that you get to talk about other people. David Morse
[ Actor Being Get Good Interested Myself Other Really Supporting Talk Talking Things]
At the White House, everybody works for the same person. They're all part of the same company. But on Capitol Hill, they're all independent contractors. They all work for themselves. That's a formula for getting news. Bob Schieffer
[ Capitol Company Contractors Everybody Formula Getting Hill House Independent News Part Person Same Themselves White Work Works]
Tim Burton... as an actor you wait and wish and hope and pray you'll work with him. Casper Van Dien
[ Actor Burton Him Hope Pray Tim Wait Wish Work]
It's kind of interesting to be a director who is all of a sudden being an actor playing an agent. This is my whole world! Mark Rydell
[ Actor Agent Being Director Interesting Kind Playing Sudden Whole World]
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]
The last movie I did, I was very lucky: I got to work with probably the best actor of our era, Billy Bob Thornton. He's just incredible. I was like a sponge: I soaked up everything he had to say. Tim McGraw
[ Actor Best Billy Bob Did Era Everything Got Had Incredible Just Last Lucky Movie Our Probably Say Soaked Sponge Up Very Work]
An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer. Marlon Brando
[ Actor Entertainer Least Most Poet]
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]
I've wanted to be an actor ever since I was a little boy. Henry Darrow
[ Actor Boy Ever Little Since Wanted]
I believe that stress is a factor in any bad health. Christopher Shays
[ Any Bad Believe Factor Health Stress]
My closest friend is canine. I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors. Judd Nelson
[ Actors Close Closest Few Friend Friends Most Precious Them]
I went whole hog at the actor's lifestyle - really embraced it. I had by then known how much I loved acting already, because I discovered acting from a teacher in the seminary - that's the first place I ever did it, in the seminary. Peter Jurasik
[ Acting Actor Already Because Did Discovered Embraced Ever First Had Hog How Known Lifestyle Loved Much Place Really Seminary Teacher Then Went Whole]
We actors are like whores. Horst Buchholz
[ Actors Whores]
In my first film, I was a basketball player. Like every good actor, I lied when they asked me if I could play. David Morse
[ Actor Asked Basketball Could Every Film First Good Lied Play Player]
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]
The '80s were about trying to establish myself as an actor with a career. And being a teenager enjoying the fruits of being successful with lots of what I think is appropriate for that age. Rob Lowe
[ Actor Age Appropriate Being Career Enjoying Establish Fruits Lots Myself Successful Teenager Think Trying Were]
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]
When child actors act well they're just reacting to situations, and they're acting very real because their life experience is so short; there's no history to fall back on. Mariel Hemingway
[ Act Acting Actors Back Because Child Experience Fall History Just Life Reacting Real Short Situations Their Very Well]
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]
I'm a character actor, and I made a choice when I was young, after 'Mystic Pizza', not to go for the mainstream stuff, and to do a more eclectic kind of route. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor After Character Choice Eclectic Go Kind Made Mainstream More Mystic Pizza Route Stuff Young]
I fit into the quirky, character class type of actor. Debra Wilson
[ Actor Character Class Fit Into Quirky Type]
My favorite actor is Wallace Beery. Don Johnson
[ Actor Favorite Wallace]
Chris Cooper is one of my favorite actors in the world. I've seen him in most everything he's done. Meryl Streep
[ Actors Chris Cooper Done Everything Favorite Him Most Seen World]
At one time I thought he wanted to be an actor. He had certain qualifications, including no money and a total lack of responsibility. Hedda Hopper
[ Actor Certain Had Including Lack Money Qualifications Responsibility Thought Time Total Wanted]
I do think I'm lucky I met Michael. Not just Michael Douglas the actor and producer with two Oscars on the shelf, but Michael Douglas, the love of my life. I really do think it was meant to happen. Catherine Zeta-Jones
[ Actor Douglas Happen Just Life Love Lucky Meant Met Michael Oscars Producer Really Shelf Think Two]
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 like doing them and they're ridiculous and the actors can improvise a lot, and they don't have to be really realistic characters that hit a very specific tone as in a feature film. They're really fun, I want to make more of them definitely. Jim Jarmusch
[ Actors Characters Definitely Doing Feature Film Fun Hit Improvise Lot Make More Realistic Really Ridiculous Specific Them Tone Very Want]
There are situations in life to which the only satisfactory response is a physically violent one. If you don't make that response, you continually relive the unresolved situation over and over in your life. Russell Hoban
[ Continually Life Make Only Over Physically Relive Response Satisfactory Situation Situations Unresolved Violent Which Your]
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]
An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego. Alec Guinness
[ Actor Appearance Bearing Critical Diction Ego Exposed His Intellect Judgment Personality Short Total Totally Vulnerable Whole]
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]
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]
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]
Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people, is the basic tool of the actor's trade. Miranda Richardson
[ Actor Basic Commonly Insecurity Normal Regarded Tool Trade Weakness]
Jack Nicholson is a textbook actor who's very intuitive. He is absolutely brilliant at going as far as you can go, always pushing to the edge, but still making it seem real. Tim Burton
[ Absolutely Actor Always Brilliant Edge Far Go Going Intuitive Jack Making Nicholson Pushing Real Seem Still Textbook Very]
Actors cannot go on for over running around the trees. Rajendra Prasad
[ Actors Around Cannot Go Over Running Trees]
One person goes off and works in Houston the other person goes off to London and you're on the phone to each other and somebody is paying you to kiss somebody else. It's very bizarre being an actor. Ted Danson
[ Actor Being Bizarre Each Else Goes Houston Kiss London Off Other Paying Person Phone Somebody Very Works]
Sometimes the odds are against you-the director doesn't know what the hell he's doing, or something falls apart in the production, or you're working with an actor who's just unbearable. Jessica Lange
[ Actor Against Apart Director Doing Falls Hell Just Know Odds Production Something Sometimes Unbearable Working]
If you had asked me back in grade school what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have said my first choice was an actor, but if I couldn't be that, I'd want to be a superhero. Vin Diesel
[ Actor Asked Back Choice First Grade Grew Had Said School Superhero Up Want Wanted Would]
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]
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]
When on the set of a film, you have to play natural for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment. You have to express emotions and interact with other actors and also use your voice. Helena Christensen
[ Actors Also Emotions Entire Environment Express Film Interact Natural Other Play Scenes Set Unnatural Use Very Voice Your]
I would like to feel that I have a range and that it's not just a matter of being a comic actor or a serious actor, because those are really artificial classifications, I think. Jeffrey Jones
[ Actor Artificial Because Being Comic Feel Just Matter Range Really Serious Think Those Would]
The most mysterious feminine factor, the existence that we men, we don't know. It's woman. It's feminine. That's what the sword is about. That's the symbolic meaning of the sword. Ang Lee
[ Existence Factor Feminine Know Meaning Men Most Mysterious Sword Symbolic Woman]
Since the reduction of risk factors is the scientific basis for primary prevention, the World Health Organization promotes the development of an integrated strategy for prevention of several diseases, rather than focusing on individual ones. Gro Harlem Brundtland
[ Basis Development Diseases Factors Focusing Health Individual Integrated Ones Organization Prevention Primary Promotes Rather Reduction Risk Scientific Several Since Strategy Than World]
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 crossover wasn't happening. TV actors were TV actors, and film and stage actors were a whole different thing. And now there's just a lot of crossover. Christine Lahti
[ Actors Crossover Different Film Happening Just Lot Now Stage Thing Tv Were Whole]
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]
I've always been spontaneous and outgoing... I've tried lots of things so I've got some good life experiences, which is great 'cause it means I've got lots of material to work with as an actor. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Actor Always Been Cause Experiences Good Got Great Life Lots Material Means Outgoing Some Spontaneous Things Tried Which Work]
I don't have a burning desire to be taken seriously as an actor. I don't have a master plan in that way. Ben Stiller
[ Actor Burning Desire Master Plan Seriously Taken 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]
The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment. Warren G. Bennis
[ Dog Employees Equipment Factory Feed Future Keep Man Only Touching Two Will]
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]
An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman. Richard Burton
[ Actor Actress Less Man More Something Than While Woman]
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]
An agent is a person who is sore because an actor gets 90% of what they make. Elton John
[ Actor Agent Because Gets Make Person Sore]
You never really know as an actor; it's completely out of your control, in terms of editing, and music, and film stock, shot selection, and what takes they use. Aaron Eckhart
[ Actor Completely Control Editing Film Know Music Never Out Really Selection Shot Stock Takes Terms Use Your]
I did not want to put myself on the line, as an Australian playing Britain's greatest comic actor. The fans of Sellers are obsessive, possessive - and aggressive. I did not want to risk their anger - or my own reputation. Geoffrey Rush
[ Actor Aggressive Anger Australian Britain Comic Did Fans Greatest Line Myself Obsessive Own Playing Possessive Put Reputation Risk Sellers Their Want]
We're actors. We're the opposite of people. Tom Stoppard
[ Actors Opposite]
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]
I can be in 20 movies. But I'll never be an actor. Jon Stewart
[ Actor Movies Never]
I've worked with some actors who can't act. Anthony Anderson
[ Act Actors Some Worked]
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]
That's driven by any number of factors, the most prominent of which have been the combat experience of two major campaigns - one in Afghanistan and the other in Iraq - and the ongoing demands of the global war on terrorism. Stephen Cambone
[ Afghanistan Any Been Campaigns Combat Demands Driven Experience Factors Global Iraq Major Most Number Ongoing Other Prominent Terrorism Two War Which]
In this country, you have movie actors and theatre actors and television actors. Max von Sydow
[ Actors Country Movie Television Theatre]
And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater, and a lot of my closest friends are not actors, but in the other end of the business. Rene Auberjonois
[ Actors Always Been Business Closest End Fascinated Friends Lot Other Technical Theater]
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]
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 know certainly, when one job draws to a close, that I feel I'm simply never going to work again. No one will ever want me for anything ever again. I think that's a vulnerable moment in every actor's life, and it happens every time you finish a film. Anjelica Huston
[ Actor Again Anything Certainly Close Draws Ever Every Feel Film Finish Going Happens Job Know Life Moment Never Simply Think Time Vulnerable Want Will Work]
Theatre is a sacred space for actors. You are responsible; you are in the driving-seat. Greta Scacchi
[ Actors Responsible Sacred Space Theatre]
Most cartoonists are failed actors. Milton Caniff
[ Actors Cartoonists Failed Most]
Every actor wants to direct. Theodore Bikel
[ Actor Direct Every Wants]
One tries to be an observer as an actor and indeed as a director because the small things, the give-away things are what are really interesting to a performer. Janet Suzman
[ Actor Because Director Indeed Interesting Observer Performer Really Small Things Tries]
Nobody taught Picasso how to paint - he learned for himself. And nobody can teach you to be a producer. You can learn the mechanics, but you can't learn what's right about a script or a director or an actor. That comes from instinct and intuition. It comes from inside you. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Actor Comes Director Himself How Inside Instinct Intuition Learn Learned Mechanics Nobody Paint Picasso Producer Right Script Taught Teach]
I'm really a director's actor. I rely heavily on a director. Patricia Clarkson
[ Actor Director Heavily Really Rely]
I'm not one of these actors who feels a pressing need to direct, and I have no plans to do it. Dennis Franz
[ Actors Direct Feels Need Plans Pressing These]
Anything that is unexpected is the X-factor. Dante Hall
[ Anything Unexpected]
Pork was in 1971, and I stopped hanging out at The Factory by like 1973. Harvey Fierstein
[ Factory Hanging Out Pork Stopped]
When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn't acting. It's following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that. James Dean
[ Acting Actor Anyone Director Exactly Following Instructions Orders Physical Plays Qualifications Scene Way]
An award doesn't necessarily make you a better actor. Javier Bardem
[ Actor Award Better Make Necessarily]
I began acting at age eight, but if you don't stay on your game then people pass on you. Being on a show, it's a little easy to get comfortable, so I'm trying to get back on it. I'm taking some acting classes and watching movies, and I'm just trying to stay up with other actors. Jason Dohring
[ Acting Actors Age Back Began Being Classes Comfortable Easy Eight Game Get Just Little Movies Other Pass Show Some Stay Taking Then Trying Up Watching Your]
I went to acting school, but only for nine months. If you're an actor, you know, don't really need to learn how to do it. Patrick Macnee
[ Acting Actor How Know Learn Months Need Nine Only Really School Went]
I feel that I am a good actor. Burt Lancaster
[ Actor Am Feel Good]
The actor depends wholly on himself. He gives his performance in what, to him, seems the most effective manner. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Depends Effective Gives Him Himself His Manner Most Performance Seems Wholly]
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]
I had admired Richard Burton for years and years before I had ever worked with him. He was a great, great actor. It was a joy to get to know him as a person. Gale Gordon
[ Actor Admired Before Burton Ever Get Great Had Him Joy Know Person Richard Worked Years]
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]
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 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]
When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes. We get paid to feign attraction and love. Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone, touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner. It's really kind of gross. Megan Fox
[ Actors Anyone Attraction Doing Feign Get Gross Kind Kissing Love Monogamous Never Normal Other Paid Partner Paying Really Relationship Someone Their Things Think Touching Us Watch Would]
The magic doesn't come from within the director's mind, it comes from within the hearts of the actors. James Cameron
[ Actors Come Comes Director Hearts Magic Mind Within]
I enjoy watching Fear Factor, Newlyweds and American Idol as far as reality TV shows go. Natalie Gulbis
[ American Enjoy Factor Far Fear Go Idol Reality Shows Tv Watching]
Do you know how many plastic surgeries are done to the actors and actresses in Hollywood? Joseph Jackson
[ Actors Actresses Done Hollywood How Know Many Plastic Surgeries]
In the courtroom, it's where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There's a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I've always felt that way - I've been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical. Woody Harrelson
[ Actor Always Becomes Been Best Between Courtroom Delivering Felt Fine Jury Lawyer Lawyers Line Lot Monologue Play Really Theatrical Very Way Where]
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]
Dire poverty drives this mother back again to the factory (no intelligent person will say she goes willingly). Margaret Sanger
[ Again Back Dire Drives Factory Goes Intelligent Mother Person Poverty Say She Will Willingly]
It's really hard for actors to cross over and get any respect as a singer, and if I could just keep it separate and not use my music in movies, it's cool. Taryn Manning
[ Actors Any Cool Could Cross Get Hard Just Keep Movies Music Over Really Respect Separate Singer Use]
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]
I'm exceedingly proud of being an actor, but I never recommend it to anyone. Theodore Bikel
[ Actor Anyone Being Exceedingly Never Proud Recommend]
The director sent for me for Tarzan. I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb. The next day I was told I was an actor. Johnny Weissmuller
[ Actor Climbed Day Director Limb Next Out Sent Tarzan Told Tree Walked]
I hate acting when I see it. I don't want to feel it, I don't want to see it, I want to be taken away with the story - I don't want the actor's ego in front of me. That's what I try to live when I do the work. Rutger Hauer
[ Acting Actor Away Ego Feel Front Hate Live See Story Taken Try Want Work]
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]
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]
The role of an actor is to make every character believable. Orlando Bloom
[ Actor Believable Character Every Make Role]
The chemistry involved made everything Factory did quite special. Peter Hook
[ Chemistry Did Everything Factory Involved Made Quite Special]
It seems extraordinary to have waited so long into one's life to have found the part that actually uses your basic rhythm. And I think that's always sort of what actors connect up with - their own sort of world. Susan Sullivan
[ Actors Actually Always Basic Connect Extraordinary Found Into Life Long Own Part Rhythm Seems Sort Their Think Up Uses Waited World Your]
Actors are not all there when it comes to things like relationships. The thing about us is we still greatly enjoy each other. If it weren't for her support it would be hard for me to do what I am doing now. Mark-Paul Gosselaar
[ Actors Am Comes Doing Each Enjoy Greatly Hard Her Now Other Relationships Still Support Thing Things Us Weren Would]
All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene. Meryl Streep
[ Actor Any Blind Faith Say Scene Their Today]
I think if you're an actor, then you can work on stage - but if you've never done it before, you're going to have picked up a few things that you're going to need to change when you're working on stage. Dominic Monaghan
[ Actor Before Change Done Few Going Need Never Picked Stage Then Things Think Up Work Working]
Creative people are very insecure people because they don't know whether people like them or are in awe of them. That insecurity always comes out. It makes them a better actor, I feel. Persis Khambatta
[ Actor Always Awe Because Better Comes Creative Feel Insecure Insecurity Know Makes Out Them Very Whether]
Actors cannot choose the manner in which they are born. Consequently, it is the one gesture in their lives completely devoid of self-consciousness. Helen Hayes
[ Actors Born Cannot Choose Completely Consequently Devoid Gesture Lives Manner Self-Consciousness Their Which]
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]
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]
And it's very strange, but I think there is something very common - not only in Celtic music - but there is a factor or element in Celtic music that is similar in music that we find in Japan, the United States, Europe, and even China and other Asian countries. Nobuo Uematsu
[ Asian Celtic China Common Countries Element Europe Even Factor Find Japan Music Only Other Similar Something States Strange Think United Very]
I think all great actors - and I don't classify myself as one of them, incidentally - but I think all great actors listen well and I've learned that from a lot of the very good actors with whom I've worked - to really listen to what people say. John Frankenheimer
[ Actors Classify Good Great Incidentally Learned Listen Lot Myself Really Say Them Think Very Well Whom Worked]
Because of my background in theater and radio acting, I knew that I could make a living as an actor. Casey Kasem
[ Acting Actor Background Because Could Knew Living Make Radio Theater]
I'm fairly competant as a director and actor, but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer. I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well. I take it personally. Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what you think could be changed. Tim Robbins
[ Abilities Actor Am Changed Confidence Could Criticism Director Enough Fairly Just Masterpiece Mr Neurotic Personally Start Take Tell Then Think Well Writer]
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]
I don't care about the money. I just need, as an actor, to do as many different things that I can to make me feel good about myself. David Morse
[ Actor Care Different Feel Good Just Make Many Money Myself Need Things]
I knew from the time I could walk that I wanted to be an actor. Joely Fisher
[ Actor Could Knew Time Walk Wanted]
I'm not in the business of becoming famous. And that's the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it's not important to be seen. It's important to do. There's a lot of disappointment in this business, but my family keeps me grounded. Kristen Bell
[ Actors Advice Aspiring Becoming Business Disappointment End Family Famous Give Grounded Important Keeps Little Lot Onstage Roles Seen Work Younger]
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]
A good actor is someone who knows how to take the part and make it real and make it honest and be effective in it. If it's in a funny movie and, as long as they are cast in an appropriate way, humor will come from it. Ivan Reitman
[ Actor Appropriate Cast Come Effective Funny Good Honest How Humor Knows Long Make Movie Part Real Someone Take Way Will]
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]
On the other hand, one factor helps us that no other liberation struggle in this region could count on - our liberation front is characterized by relatively highly developed class forces, tested in political struggles. Joe Slovo
[ Characterized Class Could Count Developed Factor Forces Front Hand Helps Highly Liberation Other Our Political Region Relatively Struggle Struggles Tested Us]
It's very questionable, and we will pursue every factor, every element, every second of the timeline, of the final hours of Maurice's life. We will pursue that relentlessly. That will be our quest from now on. Barry Gibb
[ Element Every Factor Final Hours Life Maurice Now Our Pursue Quest Questionable Relentlessly Second Timeline Very Will]
If I'm doing my job as an actor, the audience knows everything I know about the character. Liev Schreiber
[ Actor Audience Character Doing Everything Job Know Knows]
I never dreamed that shooting a film would be so hard. There was less regulation then of child actors' hours. Even the concept of acting confused me. Tatum O'Neal
[ Acting Actors Child Concept Confused Dreamed Even Film Hard Hours Less Never Regulation Shooting Then Would]
The most important thing that certainly the United States and other Asian and Pacific actors have done is to urge that whatever happens, however the dispute is resolved, that it be resolved peacefully. William Kirby
[ Actors Asian Certainly Dispute Done Happens However Important Most Other Pacific Peacefully Resolved States Thing United Urge Whatever]
I 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]
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]
Well, yes, as I was a rather bad actor then and I wasn't making enough money, I thought, to make enough money to not make money as an actor, I'd better do some writing. Val Guest
[ Actor Bad Better Enough Make Making Money Rather Some Then Thought Well Writing Yes]
It's only been a couple of times in my life that I've really locked horns with actors. It did not hurt the films, it just hurt the moment of the filmmaking. Richard Donner
[ Actors Been Couple Did Filmmaking Films Horns Hurt Just Life Locked Moment Only Really Times]
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]
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]
When I was 13 years old, a professional theater company in my town needed a kid actor. I auditioned, and I got the part, so for just a few weeks I became a member of the company and I met some professional actors. Trevor Nunn
[ Actor Actors Auditioned Became Company Few Got Just Kid Member Met Needed Old Part Professional Some Theater Town Weeks Years]
Actors are responsible to the people we play. Philip Seymour Hoffman
[ Actors Play Responsible]
Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life. Jimmy Dean Motivational
[ Factor Greatest Life Motivating Poverty]
When I was starting to get noticed as an actor in the 1970s for something other than the third cowboy on the right who ended up dying in every movie or episode, Burt Reynolds was the biggest star in the world. Bruce Dern
[ Actor Biggest Burt Cowboy Dying Ended Episode Every Get Movie Noticed Other Reynolds Right Something Star Starting Than Third Up World]
I want to be the greatest actor that ever lived, frankly. I'd love that. But I don't need to be. I just want to be here. That's it. Jim Carrey
[ Actor Ever Frankly Greatest Here Just Lived Love Need Want]
As an actor, you're pretty much a hired gun. You are reading other people's words off of a page and doing what they want you to do. Corey Feldman
[ Actor Doing Gun Hired Much Off Other Page Pretty Reading Want Words]
There's a certain arrogance to an actor who will look at a script and feel like, because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better. Mary Steenburgen
[ Actor Arrogance Because Better Certain Feel Look Make Maybe Paraphrase Script Simple Will Words]
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]
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]
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]
There are so many factors when you think of your own films. You think of the people you worked on it with, and somehow forget the movie. You can't forgive the movie for a long time. It takes a few years to look at it with any objectivity and forgive its flaws. George A. Romero
[ Any Factors Few Films Flaws Forget Forgive Long Look Many Movie Objectivity Own Somehow Takes Think Time Worked Years Your]
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]
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 was an actor before becoming a comedian. Shelley Berman
[ Actor Becoming Before Comedian]
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]
Psychological factors are critical in supporting immune function. If you suppress this psychological support by telling someone he's condemned to die, your words alone will have condemned him. Luc Montagnier
[ Alone Condemned Critical Die Factors Function Him Immune Psychological Someone Support Supporting Suppress Telling Will Words Your]
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]
I'm not a comedian. I'm an actor who just happens to be funny on occasion. Anthony Anderson
[ Actor Comedian Funny Happens Just Occasion]
I'm a big follower and reactor to weather. Jimmy Buffett
[ Big Follower Reactor Weather]
I'm a character actor, so I don't take the hit if the movie's bad, the lead does. So, I don't want to be the lead. He takes the hit, I don't. Brion James
[ Actor Bad Character Does Hit Lead Movie Take Takes Want]
The whole world appears to me like a huge vacuum, a vast empty space, whence nothing desirable, or at least satisfactory, can possibly be derived; and I long daily to die more and more to it; even though I obtain not that comfort from spiritual things which I earnestly desire. David Brainerd
[ Appears Comfort Daily Derived Desirable Desire Die Earnestly Empty Even Huge Least Long More Nothing Obtain Possibly Satisfactory Space Spiritual Things Though Vacuum Vast Whence Which Whole World]
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]
There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theater actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on. George Clooney
[ Actors Among Anybody Down Film God Look Order Pecking Reality Shows Strange Thank Theater Tv]
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]
I love acting, truly my favorite people are actors. Sean Penn
[ Acting Actors Favorite Love Truly]
I think that Mos Def is the best actor, but when you talk about rappers in films, I don't really think the quality of the acting is most important because most rappers are put in movies because of the personality and people want to see that. Morris Chestnut
[ Acting Actor Because Best Def Films Important Mos Most Movies Personality Put Quality Rappers Really See Talk Think Want]
Most child actors go through that. Unless you can transition into an adult star, your career is over. Morgan Brittany
[ Actors Adult Career Child Go Into Most Over Star Through Transition Unless Your]
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]
Everything I learned as an actor, I have basically applied to writing. Quentin Tarantino
[ Actor Applied Basically Everything Learned Writing]
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]
For minority actors, developing our own projects has to be the eventual path. We have a lot of stories to tell and a really unique voice. But none of that is going to be heard as long as we're just the hired hands, acting. Jimmy Smits
[ Acting Actors Developing Eventual Going Hands Heard Hired Just Long Lot Minority None Our Own Path Projects Really Stories Tell Unique Voice]
I 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]
With Animal Factory you'd think that because it's mostly interiors, you could shoot it anywhere. So we shot this in Philadelphia, and we had the cooperation of the prison system. Steve Buscemi
[ Animal Anywhere Because Cooperation Could Factory Had Interiors Mostly Philadelphia Prison Shoot Shot System Think]
I think it's an extremely important factor to have your team together. It goes back to having distractions. When you all stay together for a period of time you're not training people or feeling out different personalities. Larry Dixon
[ Back Different Distractions Extremely Factor Feeling Goes Having Important Out Period Personalities Stay Team Think Time Together Training Your]
As an actor I kind of do. I started out doing voice overs in the mid 80s when I was in grad school. Thomas Haden Church
[ Actor Doing Grad Kind Mid Out School Started Voice]
I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure. Kenneth Branagh
[ Actors Best Generous Greatest Greedy Insecure Kindest Most Their Think Vain Worst]
The medieval university looked backwards; it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge. The modern university looks forward, and is a factory of new knowledge. Thomas Huxley
[ Backwards Factory Forward Knowledge Looked Looks Medieval Modern New Old Professed Storehouse University]
An actor works with their soul and their thought. Monica Bellucci
[ Actor Soul Their Thought Works]
Look at someone like Edward Norton. A truly phenomenal actor. He's definitely went to school and trained. Jason Statham
[ Actor Definitely Edward Look Norton Phenomenal School Someone Trained Truly Went]
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]
You grow up in a Sicilian household, becoming an actor is not a big leap. Vincent Schiavelli
[ Actor Becoming Big Grow Household Leap Sicilian Up]
Only one of us would usually sing lead. Which most of the time was, Mickey or Dave. They thought it was perfectly a natural routine, because Mickey and Dave saw themselves as TV actors. Peter Tork
[ Actors Because Dave Lead Mickey Most Natural Only Perfectly Routine Saw Sing Themselves Thought Time Tv Us Usually Which Would]
Actors have bodyguards and entourages not because anybody wants to hurt them - who would want to hurt an actor? - but because they want to get recognized. God forbid someone doesn't recognize them. James Caan
[ Actor Actors Anybody Because Bodyguards Forbid Get God Hurt Recognize Recognized Someone Them Want Wants Would]
So many actors have sheer guts, will, and determination; they just need some preparation. John Ratzenberger
[ Actors Determination Guts Just Many Need Preparation Sheer Some Will]
I'm a very proud actor. F. Murray Abraham
[ Actor Proud Very]
I like actors that are good with pantomime and that can transmit a lot by their presence and attitude more than through their dialogue. Guillermo del Toro
[ Actors Attitude Dialogue Good Lot More Pantomime Presence Than Their Through Transmit]
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]
I wasn't an actor. They they take the externals. Here I was, a kid thrown into Hollywood with a brand-new name, starring in motion pictures. Tab Hunter
[ Actor Brand-New Externals Here Hollywood Into Kid Motion Name Pictures Starring Take Thrown]
It's just people should realize that the celebrity aspect of being an actor is very rarely enjoyable for people like me who would always rather go unnoticed and disappear into the crowd. Winona Ryder
[ Actor Always Aspect Being Celebrity Crowd Disappear Enjoyable Go Into Just Rarely Rather Realize Should Unnoticed Very Would]
Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible. Talcott Parsons
[ Among Character Desirable Diversity Great Intellectual Milieu Personal Possible Represented Respect Satisfactory Social Those Tradition]
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]
What's the classical moment that every actor or actress deals with? A tragic thing. They get that blank, faraway look in their eyes. But in life, it's not that way. Skeet Ulrich
[ Actor Actress Blank Classical Deals Every Eyes Faraway Get Life Look Moment Their Thing Tragic Way]
It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art. Margaret Oliphant
[ Art Been Chiefly Credited Excellent Fate Industry Life Little Long Morals Production Quality Satisfactory Virtue]
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 suppose when I was a kid, and I went to movies, and later went to some plays on my own when I got a little older, in New Orleans, where I was living then, I zeroed in on the actor. Ray Walston
[ Actor Got Kid Later Little Living Movies New Older Orleans Own Plays Some Suppose Then Went Where]
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]
In the beginning was the Word. Man acts it out. He is the act, not the actor. Henry Miller
[ Act Actor Acts Beginning Man Out Word]
I decided to become an actor because I was failing in school and I needed the credits. Dustin Hoffman
[ Actor Because Become Credits Decided Failing Needed School]
When the major studios flourished many years ago, an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft. The studios really took care of their actors. James MacArthur
[ Actor Actors Ago Care Craft Developed Flourished Frequently Groomed His Major Many Really Studios Their Took Worked Years]
I criticize those critics. The reason being that they're doing one of the worst things that ever can be done to an actor, which is to say, Look, you do what we like you to do or else. James Lipton
[ Actor Being Criticize Critics Doing Done Else Ever Look Reason Say Things Those Which Worst]
I was 17 and just learning what high fidelity was, what good sound was, and learning the mechanics of tape machines. It was a real education, going right from the consumer end to the record factory. Alan Parsons
[ Consumer Education End Factory Fidelity Going Good High Just Learning Machines Mechanics Real Record Right Sound Tape]
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]
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]
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]
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]
But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the rest of my life in a factory was real depressing. So the idea that I could become a musician opened up some possibilities I didn't see otherwise. Wayne Kramer Teen
[ Become Could Depressing Factory Idea Life Musician Opened Otherwise Possibilities Real Rest See Some Spending Teenager Up]
I'm a rapper trying to be an actor. Method Man
[ Actor Rapper Trying]
If it's well written and well directed and you've got good actors to work with, acting is easy. But making sure all the ducks are in a row is the hard part. It's very rare. John Lithgow
[ Acting Actors Directed Ducks Easy Good Got Hard Making Part Rare Row Sure Very Well Work Written]
People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens, and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors. John Betjeman
[ Back Benefactors Front Gardens Houses Interesting More Much Public Railways Than Their]
Creation is dominated by three absolutely different factors: First, nature, which works upon us by its laws; second, the artist, who creates a spiritual contact with nature and his materials; third, the medium of expression through which the artist translates his inner world. Hans Hofmann
[ Absolutely Artist Contact Creates Creation Different Dominated Expression Factors First His Inner Laws Materials Medium Nature Second Spiritual Third Three Through Translates Upon Us Which Works World]
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]
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
[ Act Action Actor Around Basically Blowing Career Corny Entire Every First Got Her His Least Once Person Play Saves Scenes Sounds Things Think Time Up World Would]
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]
If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent. Thornton Wilder
[ Actor Agent Secret]
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]
Actors have to be there and do the work, and that's enough. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actors Enough Work]
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]
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]
When you're an actor you don't really know what you have to do until you see what you look like. Tom Wilkinson
[ Actor Know Look Really See Until]
Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan. Uma Thurman
[ Actor Business Crazy Dead Desperation Drive Eccentric End Even Go Gotten Keep Lot Nuts Perfume Plan Rid Satisfying Smelling Up Young]
I like the Baldwin boys a great deal. Alec is super-smart, super-articulate, almost too smart to be an actor. Anthony LaPaglia
[ Actor Alec Almost Baldwin Boys Deal Great Smart Too]
I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy. There are only like 1300 actors in it, and as far as I know, you're a member for life. To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was. William Sanderson
[ Academy Actors Biggest Consider Day Far Honors How Know Life Lucky Member Only Probably Wondering]
Back then, it was more or less we couldn't change a line in our script. We weren't allowed to change lines. Today, actors change everything and won't do parts. It's very different today. Back then, the producers were in charge. Today actors are more in charge. Donna Douglas
[ Actors Allowed Back Change Charge Different Everything Less Line Lines More Our Parts Producers Script Then Today Very Were Weren Won]
I never consciously said, 'I want to be an actor.' It sounds stupid, but it's kind of like being a painter or something. You don't say, 'From today on I'm going to be a painter.' It's not something conscious - you've just been painting pictures all your life. Franka Potente
[ Actor Been Being Conscious Consciously Going Just Kind Life Never Painter Painting Pictures Said Say Something Sounds Stupid Today Want Your]
The thing is, I want to play real characters and not all girls can be pretty. The thing is, you get these girls who say 'I'm a character actor' then you see them in a role and nothing has really changed but the outfit. Juliette Lewis
[ Actor Changed Character Characters Get Girls Nothing Outfit Play Pretty Real Really Role Say See Them Then These Thing Want]
I always say if you've seen good acting on television, those actors are really good. Because there's just not enough time. You don't have any preparation. Sasha Alexander
[ Acting Actors Always Any Because Enough Good Just Preparation Really Say Seen Television Those Time]
As actors, the thing we have to fight, more than even the business part of making movies, is boredom. Linda Fiorentino
[ Actors Boredom Business Even Fight Making More Movies Part Than Thing]
I've always been terrified about being bored. I always think being bored is the worst thing. The only strategic decision I ever made as an actor was to try and make each job as different as possible. Alfred Molina
[ Actor Always Been Being Bored Decision Different Each Ever Job Made Make Only Possible Strategic Terrified Thing Think Try Worst]
I am deeply aware of the dimension of luck. It's so important to be prepared to receive it, but it is a major factor. There's no question. J. Carter Brown
[ Am Aware Deeply Dimension Factor Important Luck Major Prepared Question Receive]
The capitalists speculate on the two following factors: the female worker must be paid as poorly as possible and the competition of female labour must be employed to lower the wages of male workers as much as possible. Clara Zetkin
[ Capitalists Competition Employed Factors Female Following Labour Lower Male Much Must Paid Poorly Possible Speculate Two Wages Worker Workers]
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]
I got into radio when I was eight, and I was one of the busiest child dramatic actors in America. Mel Torme
[ Actors America Busiest Child Dramatic Eight Got Into Radio]
My belief in God is responsible for what I am... How can I refuse to talk about something which is so much a prt of my life both as a man and as a actor? Robert Vaughn
[ Actor Am Belief Both God How Life Man Much Refuse Responsible Something Talk Which]
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 am an actor through and through. Dougray Scott
[ Actor Am Through]
I think I'm still trying to find my feet as an actor. And I know it ain't brain surgery, but it confuses me and it comes between me and my sleep a lot. Colin Farrell
[ Actor Between Brain Comes Confuses Feet Find Know Lot Sleep Still Surgery Think Trying]
I was not what you'd call a first-class actor, but I did all right. Elia Kazan
[ Actor Call Did First-Class Right]
I couldn't have left my career as an actor on a better note than to have done a cameo in the Lost In Space movie. Doing this part is the highlight of my career. What a way to leave the profession! Mark Goddard
[ Actor Better Cameo Career Doing Done Highlight Leave Left Lost Movie Note Part Profession Space Than Way]
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]
But some actors I have met possess an intelligence that I can only dream of. It's about character, it's about behavior. They understand things about people that I simply don't see. Ron Silver
[ Actors Behavior Character Dream Intelligence Met Only Possess See Simply Some Things Understand]
Any competent actor could have done what I did. Larry Hovis
[ Actor Any Competent Could Did Done]
I've always wanted to work with Blair, and finally the timing was right. I have a tremendous amount of respect for him. I think he's a hugely underrated actor in Hollywood. Tyler Perry
[ Actor Always Amount Blair Finally Him Hollywood Hugely Respect Right Think Timing Tremendous Underrated Wanted Work]
A client is to me a mere unit, a factor in a problem. Arthur Conan Doyle
[ Client Factor Mere Problem Unit]
I was dissatisfied just being an actor. Stanley Tucci
[ Actor Being Dissatisfied Just]
I never planned to be an actor. It turned out I could make a living doing it. Wallace Shawn
[ Actor Could Doing Living Make Never Out Planned Turned]
Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him. Orson Welles
[ Actor Bad Believes Every Everything Heart Him His Printed]
You should never ask actors about politics. Liev Schreiber
[ Actors Ask Never Politics Should]
I really think the mind of someone who hasn't been welded into place by their work or studios or actors or this whole society is a wonderful mind to work with, so I'd like to do a big picture with an unknown director. Joan Severance
[ Actors Been Big Director Hasn Into Mind Picture Place Really Society Someone Studios Their Think Unknown Welded Whole Wonderful Work]
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]
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]
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]
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]
My father was a waiter basically, and when I got my first professional job as an actor, I left a job that he found me for half the amount of money. So anyone would think that they're stupid, that that would be a stupid move. Alfred Molina
[ Actor Amount Anyone Basically Father First Found Got Half Job Left Money Move Professional Stupid Think Waiter Would]
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]
Ninety percent of the preparation we do as actors is just jive. It doesn't do anything. William H. Macy
[ Actors Anything Just Ninety Percent Preparation]
You can think of Hollywood as high school. TV actors are freshmen, comedy actors are maybe juniors, and dramatic actors - they're the cool seniors. Owen Wilson
[ Actors Comedy Cool Dramatic Freshmen High Hollywood Juniors Maybe School Seniors Think Tv]
But actors at a certain point take the best of what's available to them. Kelly Lynch
[ Actors Available Best Certain Point Take Them]
I was an accidental actor. I was never formally trained. David Soul
[ Accidental Actor Formally Never Trained]
Iowa is home to teachers, farmers, lawyers, factory workers, and many others who work hard every day to provide the best for their families and their future. Leonard Boswell
[ Best Day Every Factory Families Farmers Future Hard Home Iowa Lawyers Many Others Provide Teachers Their Work Workers]
It's important to say that actors can't act alone, it's impossible. What we have to do is support each other. Philip Seymour Hoffman
[ Act Actors Alone Each Important Impossible Other Say Support]
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]
The motivation part is all essential in keeping my voice, but there are the human factors of discipline. Jerome Hines
[ Discipline Essential Factors Human Keeping Motivation Part Voice]
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]
My activism and sexual revolution in New York was a factor. Sally Kirkland
[ Activism Factor New Revolution Sexual York]
Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor who is not limited by the body, only by his ability and, perhaps, experience. Marc Davis
[ Ability Actor Artist Body Drawing Experience Giving His Limited Only Performance Perhaps]
It is my greatest joy to live a really good part, even though it imposes great strain. An artist is tired but proud when he has created a great work of art. So it is with the actor who really lives a great role and is proud of the part he played. Conrad Veidt
[ Actor Art Artist Created Even Good Great Greatest Imposes Joy Live Lives Part Played Proud Really Role Strain Though Tired Work]
Actors I admire? Ed Harris, or course, I think he's terrific; because I know he always had to fight being what he looked like a lot, but I think he's a terrific actor. Anthony Hopkins
[ Actor Actors Admire Always Because Being Course Ed Fight Had Harris Know Looked Lot Terrific Think]
But I'm very happy to work within tight parameters, and when you know you have an actor for two days, and you have to get that work done in two days, that focuses the mind wonderfully. John Crowley
[ Actor Days Done Focuses Get Happy Know Mind Parameters Tight Two Very Within Wonderfully Work]
I'm very cautious about talking about how actors got where they got, as though there is in fact a plan or a way. There is no plan, there is no way, there's no sure set, there's no handbook, on how to get to be an actor. Peter Jurasik
[ Actor Actors Cautious Fact Get Got Handbook How Plan Set Sure Talking Though Very Way Where]
I have never taken myself that seriously as an actor. Owen Wilson
[ Actor Myself Never Seriously Taken]
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]
After the war, there was no industry. We lost the war. We had our whole city destroyed. No money. No studio. No film. No camera. No equipment. We would shoot in the street. We had no actors. Nothing. But we wanted to do movies. And we did the best movies in the world. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Actors After Best Camera City Destroyed Did Equipment Film Had Industry Lost Money Movies Nothing Our Shoot Street Studio Wanted War Whole World Would]
The play is one of the very few pieces of great dramatic and comic writing that I have read in a long, long time. I was drawn to it because of the power of the writing, which gives me the actor a chance to explore many facets of myself. Linda Lavin
[ Actor Because Chance Comic Dramatic Drawn Explore Facets Few Gives Great Long Many Myself Pieces Play Power Read Time Very Which Writing]
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]
When I got into this, I never thought about reviews. I never thought about what people would say about me, I was just a young guy who was excited to become a comedian and an actor, and I just wanted to get to do what I got to do. Adam Sandler
[ Actor Become Comedian Excited Get Got Guy Into Just Never Reviews Say Thought Wanted Would Young]
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]
When actors talk about research, they're just patting themselves on the back. Jason Patric
[ Actors Back Just Patting Research Talk Themselves]
I had a feeling about Shakespeare's soliloquies, that there should be a real exchange between the actor and the audience. Trevor Nunn
[ Actor Audience Between Exchange Feeling Had Real Shakespeare Should]
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]
It's the actors who are prepared to make fools of themselves who are usually the ones who come to mean something to the audience. Christian Bale
[ Actors Audience Come Fools Make Mean Ones Prepared Something Themselves Usually]
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]
A lot of talented actors still have to pay their bills. Mark Wahlberg
[ Actors Bills Lot Pay Still Talented Their]
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]
So I find the fascination, the love, the incredible skill and everything to do with acting, writing plays, and doing them, just darling. Lovely. I love actors. Patrick Macnee
[ Acting Actors Darling Doing Everything Fascination Find Incredible Just Love Lovely Plays Skill Them Writing]
My whole life, I always wanted to be an actor. Keith David
[ Actor Always Life Wanted Whole]
As a painter you're responsible yourself, 100 percent. In film, you have the editor, the director, the other actors. It has the advantage of not being solitary. Sylvia Kristel
[ Actors Advantage Being Director Editor Film Other Painter Percent Responsible Solitary Yourself]
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]
I think I've been lucky, being my frequent appearances on Court TV have brought to me another level than just the actor guy. Robert Downey, Jr.
[ Actor Another Appearances Been Being Brought Court Frequent Guy Just Level Lucky Than Think Tv]
I've often wondered about people that come to the profession late in life. I've wanted to be an actor since the first grade. I watched a play being performed by the third grade class, and it was... magic. William Christopher
[ Actor Being Class Come First Grade Late Life Magic Often Performed Play Profession Since Third Wanted Watched Wondered]
The first actor I ever saw was The Lone Ranger. I thought, That's what I want to do. Michael Caine
[ Actor Ever First Lone Ranger Saw Thought Want]
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]
My Mom and Dad did it pretty good, so I know it can work. The foremost thing I would say about working with Robin and Sean is that they were devoted to this project and devoted to their characters. You can't ask for any more from talented actors like that. Nick Cassavetes
[ Actors Any Ask Characters Dad Devoted Did Foremost Good Know Mom More Pretty Project Robin Say Sean Talented Their Thing Were Work Working Would]
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 love working with children and this young boy, Thomas Sangster, is quite a remarkable young actor. He raises your game, you know. He certainly raised mine. Liam Neeson
[ Actor Boy Certainly Children Game Know Love Mine Quite Raised Raises Remarkable Thomas Working Young Your]
I go to the movies a lot, and I regret when I see some actor that I used to like, to find them offering no more surprises. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actor Find Go Lot More Movies Offering Regret See Some Surprises Them Used]
I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that. Campbell Scott
[ Actor Almost Dramatic Fact Find Funny Given Guy Kind Known Life Lighter Most Opportunity Plenty Serious Side Spend Stage Things Trying]
Now that was one thing, but from an actor's point of view, this poor young man, crying from the moment I opened the door to the moment he left. Now if an actor did that they would say he's over-acting. Rod Steiger
[ Actor Crying Did Door Left Man Moment Now Opened Point Poor Say Thing View Would Young]
Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance. Shirley Booth
[ Actors Audience Listened Overheard Percent Performance Should]
A good actor must never be in love with anyone but himself. Jean Anouilh
[ Actor Anyone Good Himself Love Must Never]
It has given me an insight into what it's like as an actor to come into a show in the middle of a production and fit into a group that's already established. Corin Nemec
[ Actor Already Come Established Fit Given Group Insight Into Middle Production Show]
I'm a character actor so I've jumped around to all kinds of things. Joe Mantegna
[ Actor Around Character Jumped Kinds Things]
Basically, the actor's job is to pay attention to the script. Joe Morton
[ Actor Attention Basically Job Pay Script]
I'm a method actor. Seann William Scott
[ Actor Method]
As an actor, the second and last ones were interesting for me. Because those parts had the most change in playing someone who was both light and dark, sort of Jekyl and Hyde. Sigourney Weaver
[ Actor Because Both Change Dark Had Hyde Interesting Last Light Most Ones Parts Playing Second Someone Sort Those Were]
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]
Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor, present or absent, living or dead. Louise Brooks
[ Absent Actor Animosity Dead Every Living Natural Other Present Toward]
I know I'm an actor, but I'm not at all a believer in people watching a lot of TV. I've never had television in my home. Alexandra Paul
[ Actor Believer Had Home Know Lot Never Television Tv Watching]
It is the desire of the good people of the whole country that sectionalism as a factor in our politics should disappear...' Rutherford B. Hayes
[ Country Desire Disappear Factor Good Our Politics Should Whole]
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 look for things that are going to challenge me as an actor. Devon Sawa
[ Actor Challenge Going Look Things]
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]
I got a tiny part in a play, auditioned for another one and got that as well. Not only that, the first finished on the Saturday and the other started on the Monday which is like an actor's dream! Christopher Eccleston
[ Actor Another Auditioned Dream Finished First Got Monday Only Other Part Play Saturday Started Tiny Well Which]
My advice to an aspiring actor would be to never stop learning or working for what you want. Nothing comes easy, ever, if you want something, you have to work for it. By working for it I mean work on your craft, learn from people who have something to teach. It's just like anything else, practice makes perfect. James Lafferty
[ Actor Advice Anything Aspiring Comes Craft Easy Else Ever Just Learn Learning Makes Mean Never Nothing Perfect Practice Something Stop Teach Want Work Working Would Your]
I'm supposed to be a pretty good theater actor. John Malkovich
[ Actor Good Pretty Supposed Theater]
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]
The breadth of the potential readership is also a factor. Mark Millar
[ Also Breadth Factor Potential Readership]
When you work as an actor, you've got to feel safe even in what appears to be the simplest things. Richard Gere
[ Actor Appears Even Feel Got Safe Simplest Things Work]
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]
I made a decision that whether or not I was going to make under the national poverty level wasn't going to play a part in whether or not I was an actor. That's what I do. Don Johnson
[ Actor Decision Going Level Made Make National Part Play Poverty Under Whether]
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]
Acting is something different to everybody. I just know that if you watch an actor or actress getting better and better, I think that's them just understanding themselves better and better. Cameron Diaz
[ Acting Actor Actress Better Different Everybody Getting Just Know Something Them Themselves Think Understanding Watch]
Just about every actor wants to be a Disney cartoon voice at some point. Randy Quaid
[ Actor Cartoon Disney Every Just Point Some Voice Wants]
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]
A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes. Hugh Sidey
[ Actors American Architects Assembled Athletes Billionaires Dinner Family House Labor Leaders White]
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]
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]
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]
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 felt unworthy to play Jesus. I just accepted the responsibility and said, 'What actor wouldn't want to play this role?' Jim Caviezel
[ Accepted Actor Felt Jesus Just Play Responsibility Role Said Unworthy Want]