Quotations that match 'actor'.

If public opinion still endorses military action that's one thing, but if they wait maybe it will not. So it's not only impatience, but there are several other factors. Hans Blix
[ Action Factors Impatience Maybe Military Only Opinion Other Public Several Still Thing Wait Will]
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty; to interpret it his problem; and to express it his dedication. James Dean
[ Actor Dedication Duty Express Full Grasp His Interpret Life Problem Significance]
As an actor, being on autopilot is the worst thing possible. Matthew Perry
[ Actor Being Possible Thing Worst]
Whatever you do, make sure you want to write more than you want to be a writer. Make sure you want to act more than you want to be an actor. That is what will sustain you. Bradley Whitford
[ Act Actor Make More Sure Sustain Than Want Whatever Will Write Writer]
Another time factor is output: proofing and printing. That is, getting your work out of the computer and onto paper and having it satisfy you. It can be time consuming and expensive. Buffy Sainte-Marie
[ Another Computer Consuming Expensive Factor Getting Having Onto Out Output Paper Printing Satisfy Time Work Your]
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 an actor and it happened to go my way that day. Aaron Eckhart
[ Actor Day Go Happened Way]
I want to try and do as much as I can as an actor. So far I think I've done pretty well with being a minister's son. And now I know I'm pretty darn good at playing a woman too. Barry Watson
[ Actor Being Darn Done Far Good Know Minister Much Now Playing Pretty Son Think Too Try Want Well Woman]
Nobody became an actor because he had a good childhood. William H. Macy
[ Actor Became Because Childhood Good Had Nobody]
I think you can really tell a good actor if you can put a camera on them and they can just talk and emote and react and you don't have to keep cutting away from them, because they are the language and the behavior. It's all a tour-de-force performance. Sally Kirkland
[ Actor Away Because Behavior Camera Cutting Emote Good Just Keep Language Performance Put React Really Talk Tell Them Think]
I 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]
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]
Ellis Peters's historical detail is very accurate and very minute, and therefore is not only interesting to read but good for an actor to acquire a sense of the period. And the other thing I think is that an actor lives in the land of imagination. Derek Jacobi
[ Accurate Acquire Actor Detail Ellis Good Historical Imagination Interesting Land Lives Minute Only Other Period Read Sense Therefore Thing Think Very]
I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first. Griffin Dunne
[ Actor Became Came Film First New Producer York]
I am waiting for a sign that will indicate to me what meaning I must give to my life, but right now my existence is satisfactory. Lucy Lawless
[ Am Existence Give Indicate Life Meaning Must Now Right Satisfactory Sign Waiting Will]
I finally realized that yeah I did want to be an actor and it wasn't out of habit, but I needed to grow up for myself and then kind of re-enter the industry with a sound understanding of what my sensibilities and my values are as a relatively formed human being. Claire Danes
[ Actor Being Did Finally Formed Grow Habit Human Industry Kind Myself Needed Out Realized Relatively Sensibilities Sound Then Understanding Up Values Want Yeah]
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]
The staff, stage managers, ushers all behaved as if they respected the actors. Estelle Parsons
[ Actors Behaved Managers Respected Staff Stage Ushers]
I pray and try every day to be a better actor. Rod Taylor
[ Actor Better Day Every Pray Try]
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]
Pork was in 1971, and I stopped hanging out at The Factory by like 1973. Harvey Fierstein
[ Factory Hanging Out Pork Stopped]
I always thought that Bill Murray was one of the great actors that I've worked with. And I've worked with all kinds of people who are known primarily for their dramatic work. Ivan Reitman
[ Actors Always Bill Dramatic Great Kinds Known Murray Primarily Their Thought Work Worked]
Actors get pigeonholed very quickly, particularly movie actors. In the theater, one is more used to casting people against type and trusting that their talent and skill will get them through. Sam Mendes
[ Actors Against Casting Get More Movie Particularly Pigeonholed Quickly Skill Talent Theater Their Them Through Trusting Type Used Very Will]
I choose movies, I never choose roles. I look at the script. I look at the director. I look at the other actors - and then the role. Elle Macpherson
[ Actors Choose Director Look Movies Never Other Role Roles Script Then]
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]
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]
Sword fighting in film is not about how good the fighter is, but how good the actor receiving the blows is. Takeshi Kitano
[ Actor Blows Fighter Fighting Film Good How Receiving Sword]
To stand up on the stage is to say to many people: Look at me. How can you do that without speaking the only truth you know? There is no such thing as an uncommitted actor. Judith Malina
[ Actor How Know Look Many Only Say Speaking Stage Stand Such Thing Truth Uncommitted Up Without]
But actors at a certain point take the best of what's available to them. Kelly Lynch
[ Actors Available Best Certain Point Take Them]
Boundaries are actually the main factor in space, just as the present, another boundary, is the main factor in time. Eduardo Chillida
[ Actually Another Boundaries Boundary Factor Just Main Present Space Time]
I see my job as an actor to be as good a channel as I can be. Acting is a gift, and I have respect for it. Lili Taylor
[ Acting Actor Channel Gift Good Job Respect See]
I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks. Charlize Theron
[ Actor Away Because Bob Both Drunks Gives Go Had Honor Kind Mean Men Much Only Opportunity Playing Really Three Walked Weeks Were Worked]
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]
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]
I never really wanted to be an actor. And that was the beginning of it, I began to write things down and eventually became a writer on a television show. Barry Levinson
[ Actor Became Began Beginning Down Eventually Never Really Show Television Things Wanted Write Writer]
I was very intense. I think it's a privilege to be an actor. Elia Kazan
[ Actor Intense Privilege Think Very]
The crew are the faces you see every morning and last at night before you go home. I spend more time with those people than I do with my friends and family, so they're forever a part of you and who you become as an actor so I hope I see them again. Claudia Black
[ Actor Again Become Before Crew Every Faces Family Forever Friends Go Home Hope Last More Morning Night Part See Spend Than Them Those Time]
There's the most resistance to an actor singing. It's like I'm being disloyal to my industry. Kevin Bacon
[ Actor Being Disloyal Industry Most Resistance Singing]
My college training was primarily in theatre, with an eye to becoming a director, actor, or producer. Orson Scott Card
[ Actor Becoming College Director Eye Primarily Producer Theatre Training]
I try to get the best performance an actor can give. Taylor Hackford
[ Actor Best Get Give Performance Try]
Being a star is an agent's dream, not an actor's. Robert Duvall
[ Actor Agent Being Dream Star]
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]
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 difference between my generation of actors and their generation is that they were bigger than life. We are not bigger than life. Bruce Dern
[ Actors Between Bigger Difference Generation Life Than Their Were]
I 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]
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]
The great thing about being the son of Maya Angelou is that I had the good fortune to grow up around some of the greatest black artists, dancers, singers, musicians, and actors of our time. Guy Johnson
[ Actors Angelou Around Artists Being Black Dancers Fortune Good Great Greatest Grow Had Maya Musicians Our Singers Some Son Thing Time Up]
I don't like shows, I don't like to put on a show, I just really want to work intimately with my actors. Sam Raimi
[ Actors Intimately Just Put Really Show Shows Want Work]
It took me a long time to realize that you have to have a bit of an interlanguage with actors. You have to give them something that they can act with. James Cameron
[ Act Actors Bit Give Long Realize Something Them Time Took]
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]
You can keep yourself alive. That's the magic of being an actor. Sonia Braga
[ Actor Alive Being Keep Magic Yourself]
It's the formulaic studio movies the make money, and when they do, the actors in them are automatically movie stars. Mickey Rourke
[ Actors Automatically Formulaic Make Money Movie Movies Stars Studio Them]
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 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]
It's difficult being a child actor. I don't think everything beautiful has to be exploited. Some things can be beautiful and left beautiful. Rick Schroder
[ Actor Beautiful Being Child Difficult Everything Exploited Left Some Things Think]
I think a lot of times it's not money that's the primary motivation factor; it's the passion for your job and the professional and personal satisfaction that you get out of doing what you do that motivates you. Martin Yan
[ Doing Factor Get Job Lot Money Motivates Motivation Out Passion Personal Primary Professional Satisfaction Think Times Your]
Because you know, down deep in my heart, when all is said and done, I still live under the illusion that basically people think of me as an up-and-coming young actor. Jack Nicholson
[ Actor Basically Because Deep Done Down Heart Illusion Know Live Said Still Think Under Young]
An actor entering through the door, you've got nothing. But if he enters through the window, you've got a situation. Billy Wilder
[ Actor Door Entering Enters Got Nothing Situation Through Window]
If Poindexter made a comment to me like that, it would have been in the context of once the authorized program is approved there would be no point in having any of these private benefactors any longer. Robert M. Gates
[ Any Approved Authorized Been Benefactors Comment Context Having Longer Made Once Point Private Program These Would]
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]
When an actor asks you to read his script, your heart sinks. The number of scripts I've been given by actors that are so unbelievably terrible! Richard Grant
[ Actor Actors Asks Been Given Heart His Number Read Script Scripts Sinks Terrible Unbelievably Your]
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]
Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting. But really good actors are not hiding at all. They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
[ Acting Actors Afraid Behind Disliked Good Hide Hiding Idea Little Really Some Stars Whole]
Being unemployed is not good for an actor. No, it isn't, no matter how unsuccessful you are. Because you always remember getting fired from all the restaurants. You remember that stuff very, very strongly. Philip Seymour Hoffman
[ Actor Always Because Being Fired Getting Good How Matter Remember Restaurants Strongly Stuff Unemployed Unsuccessful Very]
I'm an actor who hates dialogue and the present day and reality. Christina Ricci
[ Actor Day Dialogue Hates Present Reality]
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]
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]
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]
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 just let the work speak for itself. An actor is not afraid to take risks; to put on different hats; to be a good guy, a bad guy, a victim, an abuser. There are all kinds of people in the world, and playing them is what acting is all about. Kevin Bacon
[ Acting Actor Afraid Bad Different Good Guy Hats Itself Just Kinds Playing Put Risks Speak Take Them Victim Work World]
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]
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 look at actors very closely. It's not an accident when the actors excel. John Frankenheimer
[ Accident Actors Closely Excel Look Very]
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]
I think if you work as an actress and are supposed as a character to be in love with some actor, then to some extent you do have to be in love with him. Dorothy Stratten
[ Actor Actress Character Extent Him Love Some Supposed Then Think Work]
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]
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]
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]
Young actors are pretty fantastic. I can't even imagine doing stuff like that when I was a kid. Donal Logue
[ Actors Doing Even Fantastic Imagine Kid Pretty Stuff Young]
You can't get an actor to do something that is beyond his range, so you have to be aware of the range of the actor and, if necessary, alter the part to suit the actor. John Boorman
[ Actor Alter Aware Beyond Get His Necessary Part Range Something Suit]
Comedy is underrepresented in every actor's life, because it's so bloody difficult to write. Michael Caine
[ Actor Because Bloody Comedy Difficult Every Life Underrepresented Write]
I'm a very proud actor. F. Murray Abraham
[ Actor Proud Very]
I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life. Ben Affleck
[ Actor Asinine Aspect Clothes Dating Important Insignificant Interested Life More Much Other Say Some Something Substantial Than Their Wearing]
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]
I am an actor through and through. Dougray Scott
[ Actor Am Through]
It is no coincidence that our country has not been attacked since 9-11. Our initiatives to protect the homeland and aggressively take the fight to the terrorists have been factors in that success. Roger Wicker
[ Aggressively Attacked Been Coincidence Country Factors Fight Homeland Initiatives Our Protect Since Success Take Terrorists]
Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes. Norman Douglas
[ Echoes Education]
When I think about actors I know, I'd much rather hear about who they're shagging than what film they're doing next. Hugh Grant
[ Actors Doing Film Hear Know Much Next Rather Than Think]
But I don't really care for directors flaring up and trying to humble some actor, which they would do to try and make an example out of them so everybody else would stay on the ball - and David wasn't anything like that. Richard Farnsworth
[ Actor Anything Ball Care David Directors Else Everybody Example Humble Make Out Really Some Stay Them Try Trying Up Which Would]
It'd be disingenuous to say I don't like attention - I'm an actor for God's sake - and it's flattering and all, but attention was never my big goal. I just like to work and have a good time. Paul Giamatti
[ Actor Attention Big Disingenuous Flattering Goal God Good Just Never Sake Say Time Work]
Certainly there have been better actors than me who have had no careers. Why? I don't know. Richard Gere
[ Actors Been Better Careers Certainly Had Know Than Why]
If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom. Sydney Madwed
[ Blossom Factor Find Focus Get Invest Knowledge Need Persevere Success Successful Truly Unique Want Will Your Yourself]
The only line that's wrong in Shakespeare is 'holding a mirror up to nature.' You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art. Montgomery Clift
[ Actor Art Audience Enlarge Enough Glass Hold Holding Identify Just Line Magnifying Mirror Nature Only Shakespeare Situation Up Were Would Wrong Your]
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]
The only thing I have never done is a Broadway play. I'm not sure I have the discipline necessary to do a Broadway play. I know it holds a fascination for certain actors. Bob Newhart
[ Actors Broadway Certain Discipline Done Fascination Holds Know Necessary Never Only Play Sure Thing]
I 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]
It's a lot easier, I think, to be an actor in a movie than to spin a joke on a sitcom. Nicole Sullivan
[ Actor Easier Joke Lot Movie Sitcom Spin Than Think]
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]
If you're a kid who's not necessarily attractive, and you don't have money, and you're not hip and cool, chances are you're not going to feel good about yourself and want to be an actor. Jim McKay
[ Actor Attractive Chances Cool Feel Going Good Hip Kid Money Necessarily Want Yourself]
I will not do work that isn't done well or right. Stuff happens - things break, contractors don't come through - but I don't want to be responsible for not doing something correctly. Genevieve Gorder
[ Break Come Contractors Correctly Doing Done Happens Responsible Right Something Stuff Things Through Want Well Will Work]
As an actor, there's a bit of you that's decided you want to be looked at and watched, but there's a paradoxical bit that wants to run away. Ralph Fiennes
[ Actor Away Bit Decided Looked Paradoxical Run Want Wants Watched]
Some actors need to be rattled and some need to be focused. Liev Schreiber
[ Actors Focused Need Rattled Some]
What is it about actors? God knows I get bored with actors talking about themselves. Alan Rickman
[ Actors Bored Get God Knows Talking Themselves]
I never felt being an actor or making a movie was an easy thing to do. Juliette Binoche
[ Actor Being Easy Felt Making Movie Never Thing]
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]
I really believe great actors, even with disease and age, can be great. Olivier Martinez
[ Actors Age Believe Disease Even Great Really]
Actors are able to trick themselves into treating anything as if it's fantastic. It's a kind of madness really. Tom Baker
[ Able Actors Anything Fantastic Into Kind Madness Really Themselves Treating Trick]
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]
I think every actor wants to be an FBI or cop at one point. Aaron Eckhart
[ Actor Cop Every Fbi Point Think Wants]
Robert Taylor was not only a splendid actor in a wide variety of roles but one of the most handsome men in the western world. Audrey Meadows
[ Actor Handsome Men Most Only Robert Roles Splendid Taylor Variety Western Wide World]
Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous. So I decided that I had to become an actor. Sara Gilbert
[ Actor Become Brother Cast Christmas Crew Decided Get Had Jealous Old Presents Show Sister Started Their These Time Would Yeah Years]
Basically I am just another actor who loves his work and this thing about age only exists in the media. Amitabh Bachchan
[ Actor Age Am Another Basically Exists His Just Loves Media Only Thing Work]
If you really do want to be an actor who can satisfy himself and his audience, you need to be vulnerable. Jack Lemon
[ Actor Audience Himself His Need Really Satisfy Vulnerable Want]
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]
Most actors really love it, that's what they want to do. They burn to do it. And so they'll read a script and think, that's an interesting part. And because they love acting, that blinds them to the fact that the rest of it is pretentious nonsense, which it very often is. Hugh Grant
[ Acting Actors Because Blinds Burn Fact Interesting Love Most Nonsense Often Part Pretentious Read Really Rest Script Them Think Very Want Which]
I've met actors where you think, if only you could just clean up your act and get it together, people would want to work with you. Some people are so difficult, it's just not worth working with them. Patrick Stewart
[ Act Actors Clean Could Difficult Get Just Met Only Some Them Think Together Up Want Where Work Working Worth Would Your]
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]
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]
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]
If you're going to be that kind of actor and go way out there, it's really important to take care of yourself and have a safe place, whatever that is. Annabella Sciorra
[ Actor Care Go Going Important Kind Out Place Really Safe Take Way Whatever Yourself]
I only want to work with actors that really get it and make it work. I didn't want it to be a star-driven thing anymore. Darren Aronofsky
[ Actors Anymore Get Make Only Really Thing Want Work]
It's actually really great to be a student and an actor, because I get to do this job that I love, then just when I think my head might explode, I get to go to school where they don't really care about what magazine cover I'm on. Julia Stiles
[ Actor Actually Because Care Cover Explode Get Go Great Head Job Just Love Magazine Might Really School Student Then Think Where]
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]
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]
When you're an actor, actually, you shouldn't come up with too many ideas. Jean-Louis Trintignant
[ Actor Actually Come Ideas Many Too Up]
I definitely wanted to be an actor. I didn't want to be on TV, I didn't want to be famous, I didn't want to be anyone in particular; I just wanted to do it. I see young people now who look at magazines, or American Idol and their goal is to have that lifestyle - to have good handbags, or go out with cute guys from shows, or whatever. But I definitely wanted to be an actor. Lauren Graham
[ Actor American Anyone Cute Definitely Famous Go Goal Good Guys Handbags Idol Just Lifestyle Look Magazines Now Out Particular See Shows Their Tv Want Wanted Whatever Young]
I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business. Bette Davis
[ Actor Any Business Dare Enemy Get Made Make Out Professional Regret Should]
I try not to have high expectations of people because it just sets you up for disappointment, but it's great to work with actors who are that talented and accomplished. Famke Janssen
[ Accomplished Actors Because Disappointment Expectations Great High Just Sets Talented Try Up Work]
An artist can go paint, and a writer can go write, but an actor needs to get hired, needs somebody to say, 'Here, come and do this,' That's the hard part. John Glover
[ Actor Artist Come Get Go Hard Here Hired Needs Paint Part Say Somebody Write Writer]
I go through a whole process with the actors first, building and creating characters, then I encourage them to sort of live in that character when they're in the screen. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Actors Building Character Characters Creating Encourage First Go Live Process Screen Sort Them Then Through Whole]
I just wanted to be a guy who could earn a living as an actor, and I did that for a long time. Gene Barry
[ Actor Could Did Earn Guy Just Living Long Time Wanted]
As a director, I also get to sit and watch actors and learn from them in a way that I don't get to do when I'm just acting. Stanley Tucci
[ Acting Actors Also Director Get Just Learn Sit Them Watch Way]
Normally, an actress has to work to bring out her male side. In our case, the dynamic is reversed. The actor playing her modelled himself on Sharon Stone. Edward Hall
[ Actor Actress Bring Case Dynamic Her Himself Male Modelled Normally Our Out Playing Reversed Sharon Side Stone Work]
And I have been able to establish this sort of decent reputation as being a decent character actor. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Able Actor Been Being Character Decent Establish Reputation Sort]
So I started to learn Russian and I was one of those probably way too eager, annoying young actor kids who was trying to change all my lines to Russian, much to the dismay of the director and Nic Cage. Jared Leto
[ Actor Annoying Cage Change Director Dismay Eager Kids Learn Lines Much Nic Probably Russian Started Those Too Trying Way Young]
There's no way that I could be the president. You can't have a pacifist in the White House... I'm an actor. This is what I do for a living. Martin Sheen
[ Actor Could House Living Pacifist President Way White]
One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors. Cyril Cusack
[ Actors Brilliance Generosity Heightened Often Other Performance]
I've probably had more jobs than any other actor living. Dick Van Patten
[ Actor Any Had Jobs Living More Other Probably Than]
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]
If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated. Carter G. Woodson
[ Becomes Being Danger Exterminated Factor History Negligible Race Stands Thought Tradition World Worthwhile]
Because of my age and because there's more work on the small screen. What it's missing in quality it makes up for in quantity. From an actor's selfish point of view. Cesar Romero
[ Actor Age Because Makes Missing More Point Quality Quantity Screen Selfish Small Up View Work]
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've always seen it as the role of an artist to drag his inside out, give the audience all you've got. Writers, actors, singers, all good artists do the same. It isn't supposed to be easy. Henry Rollins
[ Actors Always Artist Artists Audience Drag Easy Give Good Got His Inside Out Role Same Seen Singers Supposed Writers]
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]
It is hard sometimes to see how other actors are working when you are working with them. Miranda Otto
[ Actors Hard How Other See Sometimes Them Working]
It was one of the great chances in my life to become a Dumont actor. Leon Askin
[ Actor Become Chances Dumont Great Life]
It's hard enough to make a good song and a good recording of that song. But to try to tailor it to some outside force is just like - It's never been a factor in what I've done or what the band's done. James Iha
[ Band Been Done Enough Factor Force Good Hard Just Make Never Outside Recording Some Song Tailor Try]
There are a whole lot of historical factors that have played a part in our being where we are today, and I think that to even to begin to understand our contemporary issues and contemporary problems, you have to understand a little bit about that history. Wilma Mankiller
[ Begin Being Bit Contemporary Even Factors Historical History Issues Little Lot Our Part Played Problems Think Today Understand Where Whole]
Whatever talent I had, I'm sure it helped that my parents were in the business and that I grew up around actors, comedians and directors. Ben Stiller
[ Actors Around Business Comedians Directors Grew Had Helped Parents Sure Talent Up Were Whatever]
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]
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]
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]
My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful. Satyajit Ray
[ Actors Agreed Applies Bounced Cameraman Day Devised Direct Dreadful Film Five Following Four Instead Light Mainly Method Scenes Second Shadows Shot Started Studio Thing Used Using Where Which]
Jerry Weintraub, the producer, might be a pain in the ass, but he really knows how to treat his actors. Bernie Mac
[ Actors Ass His How Jerry Knows Might Pain Producer Really Treat]
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]
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]
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]
Every actor wants to break out of the box that they put you in and that's where I'm heading, out of the box as fast as I can. Rick Springfield
[ Actor Box Break Every Fast Heading Out Put Wants Where]
You can see when an actor gets bored: Their eyes go dead. I promised myself I'd never let that happen. If it does, I'll go and live on a desert island for a year. Anna Friel
[ Actor Bored Dead Desert Does Eyes Gets Go Happen Island Live Myself Never Promised See Their Year]
The most important thing for small businesses is getting the economy back on its feet. That - the key driver of small business activity is demand for their product, and that is what we are trying to do, getting the economy back on its feet. That's far more important than other factors. Peter Orszag
[ Activity Back Business Businesses Demand Driver Economy Factors Far Feet Getting Important Key More Most Other Product Small Than Their Thing Trying]
As an actor, I felt I couldn't compete. I wasn't as cute as the leading man; I wasn't as brilliant as Robin Williams. Phil Hartman
[ Actor Brilliant Compete Cute Felt Leading Man Robin Williams]
The real actor has a direct line to the collective heart. Sam Rayburn
[ Actor Collective Direct Heart Line Real]
Actors are crazy or we wouldn't be doing this. Eileen Brennan
[ Actors Crazy Doing]
For me, making the show work was getting belly laughs - like most variety artists. But the straight actor believes you fix your performance in rehearsal and that's it. Ron Moody
[ Actor Artists Believes Belly Fix Getting Laughs Making Most Performance Rehearsal Show Straight Variety Work Your]
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]
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]
If I wasn't an actor, I'd be a secret agent. Thornton Wilder
[ Actor Agent Secret]
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]
The way I teach people to sing... I have them talk the lyric out until it sounds like something they really believe, like an actor with a monologue. Margaret Whiting
[ Actor Believe Lyric Monologue Out Really Sing Something Sounds Talk Teach Them Until Way]
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]
My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it. David Crosby
[ Actor Affinity Being Business Father Felt Folk Great Know Later More Movie Music Myself Singing Songs Started Than Then Thought Would Write]
There are certain actors who are very good at improvising, like Dustin Hoffman and Glenda Jackson. John Schlesinger
[ Actors Certain Dustin Good Hoffman Improvising Jackson Very]
I like to give my actors a lot of room. Nick Cassavetes
[ Actors Give Lot Room]
There are parts of me that I keep secret even from myself. I have demons and I'd love to be able to healthily look at the demons and still be a wonderful actor and not feel I need them to create. John Glover
[ Able Actor Create Demons Even Feel Keep Look Love Myself Need Parts Secret Still Them Wonderful]
And, you know, when you are a kid, everybody wants to be an actor. I think that everybody wants to be in show business, frankly. Brent Spiner
[ Actor Business Everybody Frankly Kid Know Show Think Wants]
In open range fires it is about picking a spot and hoping it is the right location. At the head of the fire you have to worry about wind and humidity and a number of other factors. John Glover
[ Factors Fire Fires Head Hoping Humidity Location Number Open Other Picking Range Right Spot Wind Worry]
Even if you build the perfect reactor, you're still saddled with a people problem and an equipment problem. David R. Brower
[ Build Equipment Even Perfect Problem Reactor Saddled Still]
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]
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]
I didn't think I'd ever be able to do movies. That was for serious actors. Steve Buscemi
[ Able Actors Ever Movies Serious Think]
We are talking about someone who has lived. It must be honored in every respect. The fictional can take any kind of channel - according to the actor's marriage to the character. Kate Mulgrew
[ According Actor Any Channel Character Every Fictional Honored Kind Lived Marriage Must Respect Someone Take Talking]
Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up. Alfred Hitchcock
[ Actor Best Casting Disney Him Just Tears Up]
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]
More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor. John W. Vessey, Jr.
[ Any Battlefield Because Been English Factor Lack Language Misunderstood More Other Pentagon Screwed Single Than Understanding Up]
I haven't gotten labeled as a Hispanic actor. Mario Lopez
[ Actor Gotten Haven Hispanic Labeled]
I was working on the farm to get in shape, about a mile away from my parents. You know, I did everything as a kid to stay in shape - jogging, work on the farm, driving the tractor. I'll never forget. Guy Lafleur
[ Away Did Driving Everything Farm Forget Get Jogging Kid Know Mile Never Parents Shape Stay Tractor Work Working]
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]
I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language, but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor. Max von Sydow
[ Actor Course English Fantastic Important Language Most Mother Musical Rich Think Tongue Your]
When you're starting out as an actor, there isn't much food around. I was lucky to have a hit pretty early on. I didn't starve too long. Steve Guttenberg
[ Actor Around Early Food Hit Long Lucky Much Out Pretty Starting Starve Too]
Unfortunately, most actors want to play off their own personal mystique and good looks and whatever, but that will only carry you but so far. Joe Morton
[ Actors Carry Far Good Looks Most Mystique Off Only Own Personal Play Their Unfortunately Want Whatever Will]
The world 's a theatre, the earth a stage, Which God and Nature do with actors fill. Thomas Heywood
[ Actors Earth Fill God Nature Stage Theatre Which World]
In writing music, the structure of each piece is a very important factor. Leo Ornstein
[ Each Factor Important Music Piece Structure Very Writing]
A storyteller is basically what actors and writers are. Bruce Boxleitner
[ Actors Basically Storyteller Writers]
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless. Sinclair Lewis
[ Advertising Because Cheapest Economic Factor Goods Particularly Selling Valuable Way Worthless]
Homelessness is the actor's fate; physical incapacity to attain what is most required and desired by such a spirit as I am a slave to. Edwin Booth
[ Actor Am Attain Desired Fate Homelessness Incapacity Most Physical Required Slave Spirit Such]
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]
But then there is the one who seems to have a hard time separating the actor's work from reality. Audrey Meadows
[ Actor Hard Reality Seems Separating Then Time Work]
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]
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]
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]
At the time I was growing up in the business I was very well established within the industry as a child actor and as I grew up and turned into a teenager there was less and less work. Morgan Brittany
[ Actor Business Child Established Grew Growing Industry Into Less Teenager Time Turned Up Very Well Within Work]
I think basically an actor is a salesman. Paul Lynde
[ Actor Basically Salesman Think]
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]
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]
When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary.' Alfred Hitchcock
[ Actor Character Comes Discuss His Motivation Salary Say Says Script Wants Your]
An actor has to embody a role. Taylor Hackford
[ Actor Embody Role]
I just feel incredibly lucky to be employed when there are so many actors and actresses who are not employed. That's why, you know, I sometimes feel desperate, in case I'm not going to be cast again. Judi Dench
[ Actors Actresses Again Case Cast Desperate Employed Feel Going Incredibly Just Know Lucky Many Sometimes Why]
Today's films are so technological that an actor becomes starved for roles that deal with human relationships. Natalie Wood
[ Actor Becomes Deal Films Human Relationships Roles Starved Technological Today]
It is scary for an actor when you get hired as a lead. No matter what the plot is, it is your job to do something interesting enough to make them want to get inside the lead character's head. Tom Selleck
[ Actor Character Enough Get Head Hired Inside Interesting Job Lead Make Matter Plot Scary Something Them Want Your]
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]
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]
My whole life, I always wanted to be an actor. Keith David
[ Actor Always Life Wanted Whole]
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]
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 will say nothing to an actor that cannot be translated into action. Elia Kazan
[ Action Actor Cannot Into Nothing Say Translated Will]
Music is always occurring. It is just a matter of marketing, attention, and many other factors, that determines whether people will hear these songs or not. Judy Collins
[ Always Attention Determines Factors Hear Just Many Marketing Matter Music Occurring Other Songs These Whether Will]
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]
Some actors are supposed to be very difficult, but I've not found that to be the situation. Barry Levinson
[ Actors Difficult Found Situation Some Supposed Very]
The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much is luck the deciding factor? David McCullough
[ Attraction Deciding Factor History How Human Luck Makes Much Nature Our Pull Tick Us Why]
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]
Obviously, I'm not looking in the core of the reactor, but I am looking at what, at that time, was considered the source of the trouble, which was the water and where it was. William Scranton
[ Am Considered Core Looking Obviously Reactor Source Time Trouble Water Where Which]
This is a dream come true. To wake up in a place that I own and go to work in New York City as an actor - I feel like Mary Tyler Moore throwing her friggin' hat in the air. Christopher Meloni
[ Actor Air City Come Dream Feel Go Hat Her Mary Moore New Own Place Throwing True Tyler Up Wake Work York]
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]
It is important to make your own stuff. Even if you are not an actor, it is important to not stop involving yourself as a creative person. Ajay Naidu
[ Actor Creative Even Important Involving Make Own Person Stop Stuff Your Yourself]
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]
Behind the footlights there is always the applause, which stimulates the actors. On the screen it is a different matter. Ivor Novello
[ Actors Always Applause Behind Different Matter Screen Stimulates Which]
Most actors are insecure enough already without having a director who adds to that. Marie Windsor
[ Actors Adds Already Director Enough Having Insecure Most Without]
I had read the novel and I had heard David Lean was going to direct it - and it came as a surprise to me because American actors, if given the chance, can do style as well as anybody and speak as well as anybody. Rod Steiger
[ Actors American Anybody Because Came Chance David Direct Given Going Had Heard Lean Novel Read Speak Style Surprise Well]
I've seen many actors go awry by making the wrong choices early on. Rose McGowan
[ Actors Awry Choices Early Go Making Many Seen Wrong]
I have always been a Malibu Man, like all actors. Nick Mancuso
[ Actors Always Been Malibu Man]
As an actor, it's fun to play guys who aren't just locked into a male pattern, but a lot of guys you're asked to play are fairly macho and have a certain rigid standard they're living by. Fred Ward
[ Actor Asked Certain Fairly Fun Guys Into Just Living Locked Lot Macho Male Pattern Play Rigid Standard]
Jim Carrey is a consummate actor and professional. He comes on set, knows his lines and knows his moves. Christine Baranski
[ Actor Carrey Comes Consummate His Jim Knows Lines Moves Professional Set]
Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk their careers commercially and economically. They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars; their image is their industry. It goes beyond acting. Ang Lee
[ Acting Actors Beyond Careers Commercially Crowd Economically Goes Image Industry Just Movie Please Risk Stars Still Straight Taboo Their]
The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses. Charlotte Perkins Gilman
[ Certainly Could Economic Enables Factors Horses House Labor Men More Otherwise Produce Society Than Way Wealth Women]
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]
The chemistry involved made everything Factory did quite special. Peter Hook
[ Chemistry Did Everything Factory Involved Made Quite Special]
And I had a lot to play, which is what you want as an actor. Ted Shackelford
[ Actor Had Lot Play Want Which]
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]
The instinct to impersonate produces the actor; the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright; the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature. George P. Baker
[ Actor Adequate Characterization Desire Dialogue Dramatic Impersonate Impersonations Instinct Itself Literature Memorable Playwright Pleasure Produces Provide]
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]
The great actors we had came from the actor-manager theaters. Not only did they create a team, they were the generals working with the soldiers. Steven Berkoff
[ Actors Came Create Did Generals Great Had Only Soldiers Team Theaters Were Working]
The more you participate in our common endeavors, the more successful your work in the factory, mine, wharf or village, in an economic institute or in the arts, in commerce or administration, the sooner we will be where we all want to be. Walter Ulbricht
[ Administration Arts Commerce Common Economic Endeavors Factory Institute Mine More Our Participate Sooner Successful Village Want Where Will Work Your]
Directors, like actors, get typecast. John Landis
[ Actors Directors Get Typecast]
I'm the kind of actor who has ventured into escaping from me. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Actor Escaping Into Kind Ventured]
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]
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]
Most actors go, 'I read the script and fell in love with it'; I fall in love with the directors. Sam Worthington
[ Actors Directors Fall Fell Go Love Most Read Script]
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]
What I find sometimes that is tricky is if actors are using too much of their own life in a picture, in a scene, they get locked into a particular way to play the scene, and it lacks an immediacy. Tom Cruise
[ Actors Find Get Immediacy Into Lacks Life Locked Much Own Particular Picture Play Scene Sometimes Their Too Tricky Using Way]
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]
When you know what an actor has, you can reach in and arouse it. If you don't know what he has, you don't know what the hell is going on. Elia Kazan
[ Actor Arouse Going Hell Know Reach]
A successful society is characterized by a rising living standard for its population, increasing investment in factories and basic infrastructure, and the generation of additional surplus, which is invested in generating new discoveries in science and technology. Robert Trout
[ Additional Basic Characterized Discoveries Factories Generating Generation Increasing Infrastructure Invested Investment Living New Population Rising Science Society Standard Successful Surplus Technology Which]
All actors do that. Should do that and do that. For the most part. I say all actors. I'm exaggerating, but you know who does and who doesn't. Vince is a wonderful young actor who knows his work and did a beautiful job on this film. Harvey Keitel
[ Actor Actors Beautiful Did Does Exaggerating Film His Job Know Knows Most Part Say Should Vince Wonderful Work Young]
I must have had faith that day. When I went out, I was Henry Fonda again. An unemployed actor but a man. Henry Fonda
[ Actor Again Day Faith Fonda Had Henry Man Must Out Unemployed Went]
There is always one person on the set who has a lot of anxiety, an actor who is really intense and has to stay in character and holds himself away from the rest of us. Maria Bello
[ Actor Always Anxiety Away Character Himself Holds Intense Lot Person Really Rest Set Stay Us]
I would like to do more dramas when I find a good role that will allow me to politely upset people's expectations of me as a comic actor. Ben Stiller
[ Actor Allow Comic Dramas Expectations Find Good More Politely Role Upset Will Would]
For a child actor, it's a matter of listening, reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared. Jena Malone
[ Able Actor Being Child Listening Matter New Place Put Reacting Scared Without Yourself]
My oldest step-son wants to direct or produce. As far as being an actor, I've already told them they have to wait until they're 18; I won't take them to auditions. Elizabeth Perkins
[ Actor Already Auditions Being Direct Far Oldest Produce Take Them Told Until Wait Wants Won]
I think, being an actor, it's just a relief every time you get a part. Jillian Bach
[ Actor Being Every Get Just Part Relief Think Time]
I find linseed oil and white lead the most satisfactory mediums. Edward Hopper
[ Find Lead Mediums Most Oil Satisfactory White]
Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress without it. James H. Breasted
[ Any Been Disapproval Factor Important Never Progress Really Very Without]
I don't 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]
I look at smoking as a crutch, and as an actor I would like strip away as many crutches as possible. Claire Forlani
[ Actor Away Crutch Crutches Look Many Possible Smoking Strip Would]
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]
A lot of actors just do whatever they do, and wherever the camera is, it is. They don't pay much attention, but I always did. I was always very close to the camera crew. They were my best buddies, no matter what movie or show I was doing. Donna Mills
[ Actors Always Attention Best Buddies Camera Close Crew Did Doing Just Lot Matter Movie Much Pay Show Very Were Whatever Wherever]
My dad had been an actor... not only had my dad been an actor, but his dad had been an actor, and my great-grandfather had been an actor. And who knows before then? David Hyde Pierce
[ Actor Been Before Dad Had His Knows Only Then]
I wouldn't say no to being in a film with Jude Law. I love English actors. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actors Being English Film Jude Law Love Say]
People should realize that I shot a Coke commercial back in 1986. So, you know, I've been around a long time. I carry my Screen Actors Guild Card. Kato Kaelin
[ Actors Around Back Been Card Carry Coke Commercial Guild Know Long Realize Screen Shot Should Time]
No matter what happens, we couldn't let people say Asian-American actors can't act. Mako
[ Act Actors Happens Matter Say]
Actors are rogues and vagabonds. Or they ought to be. Helen Mirren
[ Actors Ought Rogues]
Human and moral factors must always be considered. They must never be missing from policies and from public discussion. Herman Kahn
[ Always Considered Discussion Factors Human Missing Moral Must Never Policies Public]
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]
It's the weirdest thing. When you go into acting, you expect to be a huge star and to be recognized... It did happen, but not in the way you expect it to... In L.A., I'm just another character actor. Dan Castellaneta
[ Acting Actor Another Character Did Expect Go Happen Huge Into Just Recognized Star Thing Way Weirdest]
Samuel L. Jackson is one of the best actors there is. Joel Siegel
[ Actors Best Jackson Samuel]
An actress can only play a woman. I'm an actor, I can play anything. Whoopi Goldberg
[ Actor Actress Anything Only Play Woman]
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]
I mean, you know, actors lives - you're forgotten. Look at Barrymore, and look at all the great actors. They're forgotten after awhile. Anthony Quinn
[ Actors After Awhile Barrymore Forgotten Great Know Lives Look Mean]
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]
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]
It's a lot more fun for actors to cry and rant and rave, or have a drug problem or a drinking problem. Jerry Orbach
[ Actors Cry Drinking Fun Lot More Problem Rant Rave]
I'm an actor and this is a role I'm playing. But people can get wacky. Dean Cain
[ Actor Get Playing Role Wacky]
An actor's a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, ain't listening. Marlon Brando
[ Actor Guy Him Listening Talking]
There's a confidence that comes from youth and not knowing better. But there comes a point, as an actor, when you do know better, and that is when the fear starts. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Actor Better Comes Confidence Fear Know Knowing Point Starts Youth]
Wanting to be a good actor is not good enough. You must want to be a great actor. You just have to have that. Gary Oldman
[ Actor Enough Good Great Just Must Want Wanting]
I'm an actor. I love to act. That's my job. I'll leave the politicking to others. Jimmy Smits
[ Act Actor Job Leave Love Others]
They were looking for actors - real actors - who could play instruments. There was a lot of improvisation and scene work involved in addition to the music. The auditions went on for a long time. Micky Dolenz
[ Actors Addition Auditions Could Improvisation Instruments Involved Long Looking Lot Music Play Real Scene Time Went Were Work]
Most cartoonists are failed actors. Milton Caniff
[ Actors Cartoonists Failed Most]
I think love is a huge factor in fiction and in real life. Is there a risk? Always. In fiction and in life. Alice Hoffman
[ Always Factor Fiction Huge Life Love Real Risk Think]
I'm becoming a frustrated director, I think, in an actor's body. David Wenham
[ Actor Becoming Body Director Frustrated Think]
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]
We have actors from other films, from 'Baywatch,' and so on, and these people are looking exactly the opposite of what they are. The transformations were so smooth, and so funny to watch, it was unbelievable. Joe Viterelli
[ Actors Baywatch Exactly Films Funny Looking Opposite Other Smooth These Transformations Unbelievable Watch Were]
I remember that Jack Lemmon, who is one of my favorite actors of all time, says that the day he stops being nervous is the day he should leave the business. Kim Basinger
[ Actors Being Business Day Favorite Jack Leave Lemmon Nervous Remember Says Should Stops Time]
Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk. For three days, I couldn't answer the phone. F. Murray Abraham
[ Actor Answer Days English Every Get Got Had Language Man Now Part Phone Really Scared Suddenly Talk Talked Three Trying Walk]
I 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]
There are roles I want that my agency might not want me to do because of the subject matter or whatever. Or there are roles that people won't bring to me because they don't think I'll do it. And that is a big strain because an actor wants to act. Cuba Gooding, Jr.
[ Act Actor Agency Because Big Bring Matter Might Roles Strain Subject Think Want Wants Whatever Won]
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]
I don't have any particular excitement about working with any specific director or actor at this point. Sean Penn
[ Actor Any Director Excitement Particular Point Specific Working]
It's also that comedians don't have the kind of narcissism that actors have. They're writers who perform their own material. It's more interesting. And they're sexy because they risk more. Stand-up comedians risk more than anyone. Rachel Weisz
[ Actors Also Anyone Because Comedians Interesting Kind Material More Narcissism Own Perform Risk Sexy Stand-Up Than Their Writers]
I've been lucky - I've been an actor for eight years and I've never been out of work. Kent McCord
[ Actor Been Eight Lucky Never Out Work Years]
I think, you know, as an actor we get these terribly sort of pretentious ideas in our heads. We try to take everything very seriously at first, you know, until we lighten up, we get onboard, and have a laugh. Rosamund Pike
[ Actor Everything First Get Heads Ideas Know Laugh Lighten Our Pretentious Seriously Sort Take Terribly These Think Try Until Up Very]
The worst thing that an actor can do is go into any project with a lack of respect for the material. You can have an opinion about it, but you have to respect yourself in doing it. Alfred Molina
[ Actor Any Doing Go Into Lack Material Opinion Project Respect Thing Worst Yourself]
I've been a professional actor now for 38 years. A long time. And it's wonderful to earn your living doing something that you love. To think people actually give you money for it! Derek Jacobi
[ Actor Actually Been Doing Earn Give Living Long Love Money Now Professional Something Think Time Wonderful Years Your]
In a collaborative environment directors hire actors because they want their input, not just their bodies. Kelly Lynch
[ Actors Because Bodies Collaborative Directors Environment Hire Input Just Their Want]
For example I don't work with William Hurt the same way that I will work with Viggo. They're different guys and they work in different ways. So a good sensitive director has his general style and technique and personality that he uses but you don't impose that on the actors. David Cronenberg
[ Actors Different Director Example General Good Guys His Hurt Impose Personality Same Sensitive Style Technique Uses Way Ways Will William Work]
I've always tried to kind of stretch my wings as an actor and do things that are different. Michael Douglas
[ Actor Always Different Kind Stretch Things Tried Wings]
Oh yes. I'm an actor, so I just learn my lines, and show up and do it. I gave it a little bit of thought. Anthony Hopkins
[ Actor Bit Gave Just Learn Lines Little Oh Show Thought Up Yes]
I think I did have fantasies about being an actor. In fact, I know I did. Peter Shaffer
[ Actor Being Did Fact Fantasies Know Think]
I'm into being a dad, that's where my focus is most of the time. I'm an actor that's my job, but it's not my life. I have a lot of other interests too. Paul Walker
[ Actor Being Dad Focus Interests Into Job Life Lot Most Other Time Too Where]
As a child I wanted to be everything from a doctor, lawyer, flight attendant to an IT pro- fessional and could never make up my mind. I figured as an actor I'd get to play all these professions. Lavrenti Lopes
[ Actor Attendant Child Could Doctor Everything Figured Flight Get Lawyer Make Mind Never Play Professions These Up Wanted]
The difference between me and American-born actors is that I came here with the expectation of not being treated fairly. Joan Chen
[ Actors Being Between Came Difference Expectation Fairly Here Treated]
So I think it's fair to say it's even more of a challenge for some of these actors that are coming up, because there's such a pressure to look good, to be sexy and be palatable to people on whatever level. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actors Because Challenge Coming Even Fair Good Level Look More Palatable Pressure Say Sexy Some Such These Think Up Whatever]
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]
Marlon Brando said any guy can become an actor. It takes a real man to quit. Clifton Davis
[ Actor Any Become Brando Guy Man Marlon Quit Real Said Takes]
It's a scary thing going into the workforce with a $50,000 debt and you've been trained as a classical theatre actor. There's always a depression in the theatre. Frances McDormand
[ Actor Always Been Classical Debt Depression Going Into Scary Theatre Thing Trained Workforce]
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]
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]
Inside I never said I wanted to do theatre or be an actor. Sebastian Bach
[ Actor Inside Never Said Theatre Wanted]
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]
I have a lot of offers to play for appearance fees. It's nice gravy, but it's not a big motivating factor for me, to go here and there just for money. Mike Weir
[ Appearance Big Factor Fees Go Gravy Here Just Lot Money Motivating Nice Offers Play]
If you ever want to eat a tuna sandwich again, don't go to a tuna factory. I visited one where they had two lines: one was the human food line and one was the cat food line - and they didn't look any different. Mark Mobius
[ Again Any Cat Different Eat Ever Factory Food Go Had Human Line Lines Look Sandwich Tuna Two Visited Want Where]
I have always been of the mind that good work is good work, whether performed on stage, on television or in film and, like any reasonable actor, I keep my options open. Benjamin Bratt
[ Actor Always Any Been Film Good Keep Mind Open Options Performed Reasonable Stage Television Whether Work]
The applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience. It constitutes a shared moment of delight. John Charles Polanyi
[ Actors Also Applause Audience Celebration Constitutes Delight Moment Only Shared]
Dan Curtis, our producer, has the idea that people like to see a stock company of actors. Thayer David
[ Actors Company Curtis Dan Idea Our Producer See Stock]
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]
Now, when I started my theater, the modus operandi was having the actors stare right into the audience. Richard Foreman
[ Actors Audience Having Into Now Right Stare Started Theater]
This is still a big barrier for me and it is for a lot of foreign actors. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Actors Barrier Big Foreign Lot Still]
I will fight in the United States Senate this year to fund a servicing mission to Hubble by 2008, a mission that would potentially increase Hubble's power and efficiency by a factor of 10 and allow us to look back almost to the beginning of the universe. Barbara Mikulski
[ Allow Almost Back Beginning Efficiency Factor Fight Fund Hubble Increase Look Mission Potentially Power Senate Servicing States United Universe Us Will Would Year]
There's one thing better than having a great actor, and that's having a great actor who's never done this kind of role before and is hungry to do it. They're testing themselves every day. They want to get out of their trailer and get to work. Sam Mendes
[ Actor Before Better Day Done Every Get Great Having Hungry Kind Never Out Role Testing Than Their Themselves Thing Trailer Want Work]
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]
I should be soaring away with my head tilted slightly toward the gods, feeding on the caviar of Shakespeare. An actor must act. Laurence Olivier
[ Act Actor Away Caviar Feeding Gods Head Must Shakespeare Should Slightly Soaring Tilted Toward]
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]
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]
Actors are one family over the entire world. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Actors Entire Family Over World]
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 best research for playing a drunk is being a British actor for 20 years. Michael Caine
[ Actor Being Best British Drunk Playing Research Years]
To be honest with you, I get a little fed up with actors who act crazy to make themselves more interesting. George Eads
[ Act Actors Crazy Fed Get Honest Interesting Little Make More Themselves Up]
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]
Till now I have never shot a scene without taking account of what stands behind the actors because the relationship between people and their surroundings is of prime importance. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Account Actors Because Behind Between Importance Never Now Prime Relationship Scene Shot Stands Surroundings Taking Their Till Without]
The actor should not play a part. Like the Aeolian harps that used to be hung in the trees to be played only by the breeze, the actor should be an instrument played upon by the character he depicts. Alla Nazimova
[ Actor Breeze Character Harps Hung Instrument Only Part Play Played Should Trees Upon Used]
The house is a factory. Dave Eggers
[ Factory House]
I was a child actor in radio, and there's not many of us left. Dick Van Patten
[ Actor Child Left Many Radio Us]
I didn't do this for the President. When I had this opportunity, not only was it work, but it was something that I could do, as an actor, for the victims and their families. Something I could give back. Timothy Bottoms
[ Actor Back Could Families Give Had Only Opportunity President Something Their Victims Work]
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]
I'm a character actor at heart. Shuler Hensley
[ Actor Character Heart]
You should never ask actors about politics. Liev Schreiber
[ Actors Ask Never Politics Should]
The filmmaker's got to make it his story and the actors have got to make it their story. Rachel Griffiths
[ Actors Filmmaker Got His Make Story Their]
I've grown tremendously as an actor by being there. It is comic writing the likes of which I don't know that I'll ever see again and it's been a great, great experience. Matt LeBlanc
[ Actor Again Been Being Comic Ever Experience Great Grown Know Likes See Tremendously Which Writing]
I think there are certain actors that have that kind of energy about them, that taking over a room energy. Glenn Close
[ Actors Certain Energy Kind Over Room Taking Them Think]
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]
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]
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]
We have to be vulnerable as actors, but we have to protect ourselves. Glenn Close
[ Actors Ourselves Protect Vulnerable]
I loved working on Of Mice and Men. It was a wonderful group of people. John Malkovich is to me one of the best actors around right now-and a lot of fun to work with. Sherilyn Fenn
[ Actors Around Best Fun Group John Lot Loved Malkovich Men Mice Right Wonderful Work Working]
We have the best driver in the world in drifting and best guy in rally racing and stuff like that. So obviously there's a lot of stuff that I didn't do, but there's a lot of really incredible things that I don't think we've ever seen an actor do. Sean William Scott
[ Actor Best Drifting Driver Ever Guy Incredible Lot Obviously Racing Rally Really Seen Stuff Things Think World]
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]
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 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]
A critical factor in its success was that the X developers were willing to give the sources away for free in accordance with the hacker ethic, and able to distribute them over the Internet. Eric S. Raymond
[ Able Accordance Away Critical Developers Distribute Ethic Factor Free Give Hacker Internet Over Sources Success Them Were Willing]
An actor would be foolish to do something that might hold up the picture, or more importantly incapacitate him. If an actor does do a stunt he needs to make sure a stunt man stands by to see that it's done correctly. Glenn Ford
[ Actor Correctly Does Done Foolish Him Hold Importantly Make Man Might More Needs Picture See Something Stands Stunt Sure Up Would]
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]
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]
It's a question of why they come for your advice. Whatever I tell you, it doesn't matter, it is completely irrelevant in a way. I know so many actors who were discouraged and put that aside. You will get half-baked opinions. Michael York
[ Actors Advice Aside Come Completely Discouraged Get Half-Baked Irrelevant Know Many Matter Opinions Put Question Tell Way Were Whatever Why Will Your]
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 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]
There were air raids at night. The factory was dark and dirty. And I remember thinking - well - I must find somebody or something because like this I cannot go on. Ruth Pitter
[ Air Because Cannot Dark Dirty Factory Find Go Must Night Raids Remember Somebody Something Thinking Well Were]
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]
If I could change on thing about myself, I would: Have better knees. Mine are shot because of injuries. You're only as good as your legs, whether you're an athlete or an actor. William Petersen
[ Actor Athlete Because Better Change Could Good Injuries Knees Legs Mine Myself Only Shot Thing Whether Would Your]
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]
I think most actors like to be liked. Anjelica Huston
[ Actors Liked Most Think]
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]
I became active in politics because I saw the possibility, if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on. Helen Gahagan
[ Act Active Actors Any Back Became Because Did Longer Nothing Politics Possibility Sat Saw Stages Which World Would]
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]
I know actors come around and they always talk like that, but I don't do publicity if I don't like the film. Barbara Hershey
[ Actors Always Around Come Film Know Publicity Talk]
As an actor, you have to have your history. Nora Dunn
[ Actor History 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]
Actors must practice restraint, else think what might happen in a love scene. Cedric Hardwicke
[ Actors Else Happen Love Might Must Practice Restraint Scene Think]
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'd wanted to be an actor from the age of five. Ron Moody
[ Actor Age Five Wanted]
Women movements would form among the factory workers, a great mobilisation that destroyed the old models. Emma Bonino
[ Among Destroyed Factory Form Great Models Movements Old Women Workers Would]
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]
I think people will be curious to see what I can do as a dramatic actor. Ben Stiller
[ Actor Curious Dramatic See Think Will]
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]
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]
Theatre is a sacred space for actors. You are responsible; you are in the driving-seat. Greta Scacchi
[ Actors Responsible Sacred Space Theatre]
One of the things I enjoyed the most is just working as an actor. Wes Anderson
[ Actor Enjoyed Just Most Things Working]
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]
Had we really succeeded therefore in altering the period of vibration, which Maxwell, as I have just noted, held to be impossible? Or was there some disturbing circumstances from one or more factors which distorted the result? Pieter Zeeman
[ Altering Circumstances Distorted Disturbing Factors Had Held Impossible Just Maxwell More Noted Period Really Result Some Succeeded Therefore Vibration Which]
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]
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]
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]
I was an actor... or, at least, I was trying to be an actor. Richard Donner
[ Actor Least Trying]
Wanting to be in a Western film won't get me very far. Unless the opportunity arose, it doesn't matter how much I want to be in one. But if an opportunity did arise, no actor would pass it up. Zhang Ziyi
[ Actor Arise Arose Did Far Film Get How Matter Much Opportunity Pass Unless Up Very Want Wanting Western Won Would]
But the one thing that I did do was establish myself as a good actor. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Did Establish Good Myself Thing]
Anytime you have a difficult encounter with your child, there is a good chance that at least one of these factors is bringing out the worst in him or her: transitions, time pressure, competition for your attention, conflicting objectives. Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
[ Anytime Attention Bringing Chance Child Competition Conflicting Difficult Encounter Factors Good Her Him Least Objectives Out Pressure These Time Transitions Worst Your]
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]
Sony could have $50 million and a sound stage and A-list actors and never make the same film. The constraints on this film became the essence of this film, became the power of this film. Joshua Leonard
[ Actors Became Constraints Could Essence Film Make Million Never Power Same Sony Sound Stage]
It's an incredible privilege for an actor to look into the camera. It's like looking right into the heart of the film, and you can't take that lightly. Emily Watson
[ Actor Camera Film Heart Incredible Into Lightly Look Looking Privilege Right Take]
You can take wonderfully talented actors, wonderfully talented writers and producers, and, uh, do a wonderful show!... but if it doesn't hit with the public in two minutes, it's bye-bye. Charlotte Rae
[ Actors Hit Minutes Producers Public Show Take Talented Two Uh Wonderful Wonderfully Writers]
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]
I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Actor Among Audience Author Business Cheering Crowd Hate Kicking Merriment Mischief Should Some Their Them]
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]
When you see something that is well-written, the actors can get behind it. Julia Barr
[ Actors Behind Get See Something Well-Written]
I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person. For instance, when I talk to the actors, I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me. I even encourage them to change some of the verses of the script if they need to. Alejandro Amenabar
[ Actors Because Change Controlling Encourage Even Exactly Instance Need Person Say Script Some Surprise Talk Tell Them Verses Very Want]
When I am cast in a movie where I feel that the woman's part is more interesting, I usually start thinking about Spencer Tracy and Fred Astaire. They seem to be the most clear actors when working with women. Jack Nicholson
[ Actors Am Astaire Cast Clear Feel Fred Interesting More Most Movie Part Seem Spencer Start Thinking Tracy Usually Where Woman Women Working]
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]
The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home. William Temple
[ Child Conversation Educational Factors Home Influential Most]
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]
If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors. Walter Scott
[ Actors Barn Empty Farmer Fills Gets Grain His Leaves Mice]
In our factory, we make lipstick. In our advertising, we sell hope. Peter Nivio Zarlenga
[ Advertising Factory Hope Lipstick Make Our Sell]
A mutual arrangement, I repeat, is the only satisfactory medium whereby the present system can be carried on with any degree of satisfaction, and in such an arrangement the employers have more to gain than the workers. James Larkin
[ Any Arrangement Carried Degree Employers Gain Medium More Mutual Only Present Repeat Satisfaction Satisfactory Such System Than Whereby Workers]
We have newsreaders behaving like actors, lowering their voices if it's a sad story, as if we didn't know it's a sad story. There isn't a single cool newsreader. Tom Baker
[ Actors Behaving Cool Know Lowering Sad Single Story Their Voices]
Television is now the dominant factor in the lives of too many American children. Paul Weyrich
[ American Children Dominant Factor Lives Many Now Television Too]
Actors who are lovers in real life are often incapable if playing the part of lovers to an audience. It is equally true that sympathy between actors who are not lovers may create a temporary emotion that is perfectly sincere. Ivor Novello
[ Actors Audience Between Create Emotion Equally Incapable Life Lovers May Often Part Perfectly Playing Real Sincere Sympathy Temporary True]
We actors are like whores. Horst Buchholz
[ Actors Whores]
The one time I was an actor, it happened to be in a globally dominant juggernaut. That was lucky. Sarah Vowell
[ Actor Dominant Globally Happened Lucky Time]
At 27, it's great to get to a place where I'm not an actor for hire anymore. Ryan Phillippe
[ Actor Anymore Get Great Hire Place Where]
There is a class system in acting just like in anything else. Black females fall in a category below black male actors. Debra Wilson
[ Acting Actors Anything Below Black Category Class Else Fall Females Just Male System]
I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Able Actor Also Any Approaching Been Capacities Character Enjoy Feel Film Fortunate Know Lead Obviously Part Projects Sort Think Various Very Well Working]
I started off on stage because it was the only work I could get. I haven't been back for 11 years. I think any stage experience is good experience, as far as being an actor is concerned. Tim Roth
[ Actor Any Back Because Been Being Concerned Could Experience Far Get Good Haven Off Only Stage Started Think Work Years]
I 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]
Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks. Alistair Cooke
[ Factory Flourishing Greeks Grew Hollywood Most Mythology Popular Since]
I'd love to see the rushes but it's just not allowed because directors and also a lot of actors feel that if they see their work, and the director likes what they're doing, the actor might try to correct their mistakes. Corey Haim
[ Actor Actors Allowed Also Because Correct Director Directors Doing Feel Just Likes Lot Love Might Mistakes Rushes See Their Try Work]
When you get all this stuff on and you put on the guns and the hair, it has an effect on the actor. It tends to lend a certain something to the way you feel as you're just walking around looking that way. Keith Carradine
[ Actor Around Certain Effect Feel Get Guns Hair Just Lend Looking Put Something Stuff Tends Walking Way]
Some of my oldest friends are actors. But that's not the only place my friends come from. Beau Bridges
[ Actors Come Friends Oldest Only Place Some]
Having secured my Indian actors, I started for Baltimore, where I organized my combination, and which was the largest troupe I had yet had on the road. Buffalo Bill
[ Actors Baltimore Combination Had Having Indian Largest Organized Road Secured Started Troupe Where Which Yet]
From my experience as an actor, choreographer, action director, and producer, I understand the elements and the dynamics of being a film maker. Donnie Yen
[ Action Actor Being Choreographer Director Dynamics Elements Experience Film Maker Producer Understand]
I do think that good actors can do any part. It doesn't mean that they are the best ones to do it. Richard Gere
[ Actors Any Best Good Mean Ones Part Think]
I didn't feel like going any further in this scene with the boy. He was not a professional actor, and if I had pushed the scene any further it would have destroyed the tone of the movie. Louis Malle
[ Actor Any Boy Destroyed Feel Further Going Had Movie Professional Pushed Scene Tone Would]
This is one of the factors that also made me very much want to make this film, apart from the fact that I loved it. If the boy hadn't been Jewish and the man hadn't been Muslim, it wouldn't have made any difference to the film. I don't think it's relevant, really. Omar Sharif
[ Also Any Apart Been Boy Difference Fact Factors Film Hadn Jewish Loved Made Make Man Much Muslim Really Relevant Think Very Want]
It's really important to draw the line on what we do as actors. Anna Friel
[ Actors Draw Important Line Really]
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]
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]
There is only one thing I respect in so-called Broadway actors... and that is their competitive sense. Elia Kazan
[ Actors Broadway Competitive Only Respect Sense So-Called Their Thing]
The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is hypocritical and delusional. James Cromwell
[ Animals Attitude Delusional Factory Farm Hypocritical Opposed Our Personal Pets Suffer Towards Under]
Acting with creatures that aren't there is kind like acting with an actor who refuses to come out of his trailer. You still have to go on and do the scene. Liam Neeson
[ Acting Actor Come Creatures Go His Kind Out Refuses Scene Still Trailer]
It's eighty percent script and twenty percent you get great actors. There's nothing else to it. William Wyler
[ Actors Eighty Else Get Great Nothing Percent Script Twenty]
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]
Ordinarily if an actor gets chosen for the lead in a film, he or she has already built up a repertoire, and everyone knows what he or she is capable of. Zhang Ziyi
[ Actor Already Built Capable Chosen Everyone Film Gets Knows Lead Ordinarily Repertoire She Up]
My 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 consciously decided not to be a 'London' actor. Those gangster movies made a lot of East End actors think they were movie stars. And I was very aware that they were going to go out of fashion. Eddie Marsan
[ Actor Actors Aware Consciously Decided East End Fashion Gangster Go Going London Lot Made Movie Movies Out Stars Think Those Very Were]
Acting is really scary, but it's also challenging, fun, hard work. There's always an element of improvisation with every actor, even when something is really scripted. Michael Pitt
[ Acting Actor Also Always Challenging Element Even Every Fun Hard Improvisation Really Scary Scripted Something Work]
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]
Do you know what White House correspondents call actors who pose as reporters? Anchors. Jay Leno
[ Actors Anchors Call Correspondents House Know Pose Reporters White]
Our job is to make manifest the story, to be it. In a sense, the theatre is such a big star itself, bigger than any Shakespearean actor I could hire, that we should take the opportunity to fill it with voice and verse and movement, not interpretation. Mark Rylance
[ Actor Any Big Bigger Could Fill Hire Interpretation Itself Job Make Manifest Movement Opportunity Our Sense Shakespearean Should Star Story Such Take Than Theatre Verse Voice]
When I left Barcelona, staying in Spain was an important factor in my decision to join Madrid. I did not have to change country or learn a new language, adopt a different sort of lifestyle, and so on. Luis Figo
[ Adopt Barcelona Change Country Decision Did Different Factor Important Join Language Learn Left Lifestyle Madrid New Sort Spain Staying]
I had to think ahead. How much would I really enjoy committing five or seven years to working on this? When you're an unemployed actor offered a TV pilot, no matter who you are you're tempted by the good hunk of change to be made. It keeps you out of the unemployment line. Gerald McRaney
[ Actor Ahead Change Committing Enjoy Five Good Had How Hunk Keeps Line Made Matter Much Offered Out Pilot Really Seven Tempted Think Tv Unemployed Unemployment Working Would Years]
So it's kind of nervous to be in this situation, but at the same time you look at all those actors and the work that they've done, I've been in bigger films than all of them and still kept my integrity and still kept my respect. Shia LaBeouf
[ Actors Been Bigger Done Films Integrity Kept Kind Look Nervous Respect Same Situation Still Than Them Those Time Work]
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]
Black or white good parts are hard to come by. A good actor with a good opportunity has a shot; without the opportunity it doesn't matter how good you are. Denzel Washington
[ Actor Black Come Good Hard How Matter Opportunity Parts Shot White Without]
I've worked in a factory. I was a garbage man. I worked in a post office. It's not that long ago. I like to think that I'm just a regular guy. Denzel Washington
[ Ago Factory Garbage Guy Just Long Man Office Post Regular Think Worked]
Every part I play is just a variant of my own personality. No real character actor, of course, just me. Michael Gambon
[ Actor Character Course Every Just Own Part Personality Play Real Variant]
Don't just view me as an actor. Terrence Howard
[ Actor Just View]
I'm going to build a reactor, that's for sure. Ron Ziegler
[ Build Going Reactor Sure]
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]
The rehearsal is where it all happens for an actor. Wayne Rogers
[ Actor Happens Rehearsal Where]
And so I think that if the person has the funds, the network, and the equipment to do this, and also the experience, which is the key factor, then they can be quite deadly. John Abizaid
[ Also Deadly Equipment Experience Factor Funds Key Network Person Quite Then Think Which]
It's very difficult for me to speak about being an actor. Catherine Deneuve
[ Actor Being Difficult Speak Very]
The former ruling class kept the community of actors in ignorance by means of various lies. Bela Lugosi
[ Actors Class Community Former Ignorance Kept Lies Means Ruling Various]
In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator. Jean Cocteau
[ Actor Content Everybody Nobody Paris Spectator Wants]
An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling. Donald Sinden
[ Able Actor Business Directory His Knows London Make Ought Sound Telephone]
I am not an enormous believer in research being the be-all and end-all. I get suspicious when I read about actors spending six months in a clinic, say, in order to play someone who is sick. John Hurt
[ Actors Am Be-All Being Believer Clinic End-All Enormous Get Months Order Play Read Research Say Sick Six Someone Spending Suspicious]
I would have started the National Actors Theatre 30 years earlier. Tony Randall
[ Actors Earlier National Started Theatre Would Years]
I ended up an actor, did my first professional union gig in 1974, and I've been doing it ever since. Michael Ironside
[ Actor Been Did Doing Ended Ever First Gig Professional Since Union Up]
A brick layer, lays bricks... I'm an Actor, that's what I do. Michael Chiklis
[ Actor Brick Bricks Layer Lays]
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]
For hundreds of years, that was the major form of entertainment: The grown-ups sat around and watched the kids play. Now they sit around and watch the television. The actors are the kids. David Duchovny
[ Actors Around Entertainment Form Grown-Ups Hundreds Kids Major Now Play Sat Sit Television Watch Watched Years]
The key factor is whether the agent is a member of the Association of Authors' Representatives, which screens its members and requires them to uphold a Canon of Ethics. Richard Curtis
[ Agent Association Authors Canon Ethics Factor Key Member Members Representatives Requires Screens Them Uphold Whether Which]
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]
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]
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born. Warren G. Bennis
[ Asserts Born Certain Charismatic Dangerous Either Fact Factor Genetic Leaders Leadership Made Most Myth Nonsense Opposite Qualities Rather Simply Than True]
So many actors wear wigs nowadays. Besides, if someone is hiring me because of how I wear my hair, I don't want to work with them anyway. Maria Bello
[ Actors Anyway Because Besides Hair Hiring How Many Nowadays Someone Them Want Wear Wigs Work]
I 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]
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 don't want to be a star. If you have to label me anything, I'm an actor - I guess. A journeyman actor. I think 'star' is what you call actors who can't act. Paul Muni
[ Act Actor Actors Anything Call Guess Journeyman Label Star Think Want]
So to answer your question, I'm not entirely sure how I ended up where I am today, in the sense that nobody in my family is an actor. It just happened by mistake. Hugh Dancy
[ Actor Am Answer Ended Entirely Family Happened How Just Mistake Nobody Question Sense Sure Today Up Where Your]
There's a very small group of elite actresses who are my age, who people want to work with. It's not easy to get a good job with good actors. Amanda Peet
[ Actors Actresses Age Easy Elite Get Good Group Job Small Very Want Work]
I never said, 'I'm going to be a big star.' I said, 'I'm going to be a good actor.' And that took the pressure off. Jeff Daniels
[ Actor Big Going Good Never Off Pressure Said Star Took]
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]
Communication is the key, and it's one thing I had to learn-to talk to the actors. I was so involved with the visual and technical aspects that I would forget about the actors. Steve Buscemi
[ Actors Aspects Communication Forget Had Involved Key Talk Technical Thing Visual Would]
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]
We had to be parents by long distance, which is far from satisfactory. Jeffrey Hunter
[ Distance Far Had Long Parents Satisfactory Which]
Watching a good actor is the best way to learn. Kieran Culkin
[ Actor Best Good Learn Watching Way]
As an actor, I am meant to dabble with different themes and genres. Sanjay Dutt
[ Actor Am Dabble Different Genres Meant Themes]
Obviously I'd love to work with any of these great directors because every time I've worked with them I've gained a tremendous amount as an actor. Each director has his own way of pushing you towards improving yourself. Zhang Ziyi
[ Actor Amount Any Because Director Directors Each Every Gained Great His Improving Love Obviously Own Pushing Them These Time Towards Tremendous Way Work Worked Yourself]
The age factor means nothing to me. I'm old enough to know my limitations and I'm young enough to exceed them. Marv Levy
[ Age Enough Exceed Factor Know Limitations Means Nothing Old Them Young]
It's often wrong to write for specific actors because one ends up using what is least interesting about them, their mannerisms and habits. I prefer not to write for specific people. Claude Chabrol
[ Actors Because Ends Habits Interesting Least Mannerisms Often Prefer Specific Their Them Up Using Write Wrong]
I thought his performance was absolutely wonderful and had said so, but he seemed, as actors quite often are when they first see.something, to be disappointed. I think he expected more from the film and himself. John Schlesinger
[ Absolutely Actors Disappointed Expected Film First Had Himself His More Often Performance Quite Said See Seemed Something Think Thought Wonderful]
When you talk about a great actor, you're not talking about Tom Cruise. Lauren Bacall
[ Actor Cruise Great Talk Talking Tom]
And my father, being a good Swiss puritan, always really insisted that if I was going to be an actor, I shouldn't just be an actor, I should know about the whole process. Rene Auberjonois
[ Actor Always Being Father Going Good Insisted Just Know Process Puritan Really Should Swiss Whole]
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]
The job of an actor is the same in all of them, really. I mean, you're just creating a character that you hope people will believe, so it doesn't make that much of a difference really. Rosamund Pike
[ Actor Believe Character Creating Difference Hope Job Just Make Mean Much Really Same Them Will]
I mean, if you are directing actors to do one thing and then directing them to do something else entirely because the one thing you wanted them to do may not work, then you are just shattering their confidence in the project. Atom Egoyan
[ Actors Because Confidence Directing Else Entirely Just May Mean Project Shattering Something Their Them Then Thing Wanted Work]
But all actors go through the process, it's hit and miss, you have achievement and failure. Thomas Haden Church
[ Achievement Actors Failure Go Hit Miss Process Through]
Actors love mental disorders, dialects, and corsets. Give them one of the three and they're happy. Robin Tunney
[ Actors Corsets Dialects Disorders Give Happy Love Mental Them Three]
Before 1972, no actors got residuals. They just got paid. No residuals. John Ratzenberger
[ Actors Before Got Just Paid Residuals]
There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring. Tim Roth
[ Acting Actor Boring Character Famous Generally Intention Just Less Life Means Person Pressure Pretty Rich Which Will Would Your]
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]
A Dumont actor was considered to be too stilted - the way we Dumont actors used to speak. Leon Askin
[ Actor Actors Considered Dumont Speak Too Used Way]
It has been shown that, in contrast to everything which classical national economy has hitherto taught, not the producer but the consumer is the ruling factor in economic life. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Been Classical Consumer Contrast Economic Economy Everything Factor Hitherto Life National Producer Ruling Shown Taught Which]
That's always something that's really important for an actor - to find an opportunity to do a scene where there is a moment like that, where you manage to connect with everyone. Bruce Davison
[ Actor Always Connect Everyone Find Important Manage Moment Opportunity Really Scene Something Where]
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]
But that in and of itself this past year was not a factor in what I did for the national team every time I stepped out there, or in training, or when I stepped out there in the WUSA. Tiffeny Milbrett
[ Did Every Factor Itself National Out Past Stepped Team Time Training Year]
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]
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'm basically a movie actor now, and my big roles are mostly horror movies - unless I'm doing a guest star or something - and occasionally I try to get back into television. Robert Englund
[ Actor Back Basically Big Doing Get Guest Horror Into Mostly Movie Movies Now Occasionally Roles Something Star Television Try Unless]
I know that if I can't move people, then I have no business being an actor. Alan Arkin
[ Actor Being Business Know Move Then]
All actors almost always try to steal some of their wardrobe. Joe Lando
[ Actors Almost Always Some Steal Their Try Wardrobe]
We want the best actor, and that's why Matt Damon worked so well in this role, because he's a great actor. Bobby Farrelly
[ Actor Because Best Damon Great Matt Role Want Well Why Worked]
It's been about ten years since I've worked with actors who knew their lines! John Hughes
[ Actors Been Knew Lines Since Ten Their Worked Years]
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]
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'm a big follower and reactor to weather. Jimmy Buffett
[ Big Follower Reactor Weather]
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 think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of - of American capitalism. Warren Buffett
[ Actually American Capacity Capitalism Factor Getting Important Just Most Out Recession Think]
A lot of talented actors still have to pay their bills. Mark Wahlberg
[ Actors Bills Lot Pay Still Talented Their]
There are lots of people in the world who do have the advantage of going to a good drama school and just decide that they want to be actors. There's nothing wrong with an untrained actor; they have to get their training somehow, they have to learn. Erika Slezak
[ Actor Actors Advantage Decide Drama Get Going Good Just Learn Lots Nothing School Somehow Their Training Untrained Want World Wrong]
Always leave enough time in your life to do something that makes you happy, satisfied, even joyous. That has more of an effect on economic well-being than any other single factor. Paul Hawken
[ Always Any Economic Effect Enough Even Factor Happy Joyous Leave Life Makes More Other Satisfied Single Something Than Time Well-Being Your]
The actor has a constant problem of personal identity. Cyril Cusack
[ Actor Constant Identity Personal Problem]
I have lost someone I loved as a brother, as a closest friend, and a remarkable human being. We have also lost one of the best damn actors we'll ever see. Jack Lemon
[ Actors Also Being Best Brother Closest Damn Ever Friend Human Lost Loved Remarkable See Someone]
I tend to have an odd split in my mind: I tend to look at it as a writer and when the writing thing is OK and I'm happy with it, then I put on my actor's hat. John Cleese
[ Actor Happy Hat Look Mind Odd Ok Put Split Tend Then Thing Writer Writing]
The actor cannot afford to look only to his own life for all his material nor pull strictly from his own experience to find his acting choices and feelings. Stella Adler
[ Acting Actor Afford Cannot Choices Experience Feelings Find His Life Look Material Nor Only Own Pull Strictly]
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 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]
For a country is not merely a piece of earth; it is, above all, a compendium of social, cultural, and historical factors which begin to acquire sense and order through the process of writing. Juan Goytisolo
[ Above Acquire Begin Country Cultural Earth Factors Historical Merely Order Piece Process Sense Social Through Which Writing]
Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew what questions I was going to ask them, and all of my character's voice-over narration and scenes were added after the fact. Griffin Dunne
[ Actors Added After Although Ask Character Fact Going Knew Narration Never Questions Scenes Screenplay Them Were]
For me it came from the material. It was so well written and brought the opportunity to work with great actors. And of course the opportunity to 'mince about' was an added element that I wanted to take advantage of! Dwayne Johnson
[ Actors Added Advantage Brought Came Course Element Great Material Mince Opportunity Take Wanted Well Work Written]
There's only so much you can do until you get on set and see the aesthetics of what you're dealing with. Then you see what the other players are giving to you. It's all about the transfer of energy between different actors. Karl Urban
[ Actors Aesthetics Between Dealing Different Energy Get Giving Much Only Other Players See Set Then Transfer Until]
I'm involved with Recording Artists and Actors Against Drunk Driving. I'm also involved with most children's causes, because children can't help the environment they're in. Judd Nelson
[ Actors Against Also Artists Because Causes Children Driving Drunk Environment Help Involved Most Recording]
Another important historical factor is the fact that this already very simple religion was further simplified and purified by the early philosophers of ancient China. Our first great philosopher was a founder of naturalism; and our second great philosopher was an agnostic. Hu Shih
[ Agnostic Already Ancient Another China Early Fact Factor First Founder Further Great Historical Important Naturalism Our Philosopher Philosophers Purified Religion Second Simple Simplified Very]
It's true what people say - that actors are the closest thing there is to children. They play. Nastassja Kinski
[ Actors Children Closest Play Say Thing True]
The international order established at the end of World War II could certainly have been worse. However, this order did contain certain factors which bore within them the seeds of instability. Eisaku Sato
[ Been Bore Certain Certainly Contain Could Did End Established Factors However Ii Instability International Order Seeds Them War Which Within World Worse]
I was appalled at the amount of study necessary in order to qualify in medicine, and gradually my desire was blunted by a keener - and secret - wish to become an actor. Conrad Veidt
[ Actor Amount Appalled Become Blunted Desire Gradually Keener Medicine Necessary Order Qualify Secret Study Wish]
I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right hook during my first week on the job. It was awful. They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that. Eliza Dushku
[ Actors Avoid Awful Doubles During First Hitting Hook Job Michelle Pair Remember Right Sarah Stunt Things Usually Week]
I phoned this number and said, Please, sir, I want to be an actor. Charles Dance
[ Actor Number Phoned Please Said Sir Want]
The reason I wanted to be an actor is that I don't want to play me for the rest of my life and make money out of that. James D'arcy
[ Actor Life Make Money Out Play Reason Rest Want Wanted]
And I'm very surprised that all this stuff actually worked out to where I could have a career in film, gain the benefit of my education, and be thankful that I was able to break into my craft as an actor. Terrence Howard
[ Able Actor Actually Benefit Break Career Could Craft Education Film Gain Into Out Stuff Surprised Thankful Very Where Worked]
Eisenhower had about the most expressive face I ever painted, I guess. Just like an actor's. Very mobile. When he talked, he used all the facial muscles. And he had a great, wide mouth that I liked. When he smiled, it was just like the sun came out. Norman Rockwell
[ Actor Came Eisenhower Ever Expressive Face Facial Great Guess Had Just Liked Mobile Most Mouth Muscles Out Painted Smiled Sun Talked Used Very Wide]
I do believe all actors are smart. Ron Silver
[ Actors Believe Smart]
You need to develop, somehow, a huge amount of faith and confidence in yourself, because there's a lot of rejection throughout an actor's life and you have to believe in yourself more than anyone else. Stephen Collins
[ Actor Amount Anyone Because Believe Confidence Develop Else Faith Huge Life Lot More Need Rejection Somehow Than Throughout Yourself]
I can't say I was unhappy as a child actor in films. I had a particularly wonderful time. Roddy McDowall
[ Actor Child Films Had Particularly Say Time Unhappy Wonderful]
I've obviously made a very nice amount of money. I have a very nice lifestyle. I get to do what I love. Very few actors get to do that, and even fewer are lucky enough to work steadily for 24 years. Erika Slezak
[ Actors Amount Enough Even Few Fewer Get Lifestyle Love Lucky Made Money Nice Obviously Steadily Very Work Years]
We have never succeeded in slowing down our nuclear fusion reactors. Wilson Greatbatch
[ Down Fusion Never Nuclear Our Reactors Slowing Succeeded]
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]
As an actor I think sometimes producers need a little bit of encouragement to see you in a particular role, they may not have as much imagination as you would expect. Steve Kanaly
[ Actor Bit Encouragement Expect Imagination Little May Much Need Particular Producers Role See Sometimes Think Would]
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]
It is all about marketing; that is where the real craft comes in. The best actors do not necessarily become the biggest stars. And vice versa. Dirk Benedict
[ Actors Become Best Biggest Comes Craft Marketing Necessarily Real Stars Versa Vice Where]
As far as my dreams go, all I want to do is be a working actor, and I happily achieved that. Lucas Grabeel
[ Achieved Actor Dreams Far Go Happily Want Working]
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]
The factories were heavily bombed, but practically the construction work had been redone very quickly. Gianni Agnelli
[ Been Bombed Construction Factories Had Heavily Practically Quickly Redone Very Were Work]
My doctor felt that the main contributing factor was so many years of malnutrition, especially during my formative years, even before I got into modeling. Carre Otis
[ Before Contributing Doctor During Especially Even Factor Felt Formative Got Into Main Malnutrition Many Modeling Years]
I don't want people to know what I'm actually like. It's not good for an actor. Jack Nicholson
[ Actor Actually Good Know Want]
Some kids are always getting into trouble or doing stuff, and I stay away from those types. I know I am no better than anyone else in this world. I'm just an actor, that's nothing special. But I'm not into anything bad. Just blackjack. Frankie Muniz
[ Actor Always Am Anyone Anything Away Bad Better Blackjack Doing Else Getting Into Just Kids Know Nothing Some Special Stay Stuff Than Those Trouble Types World]
I was already devouring literature and I was the ripe old age of 15 when I decided to be an actor. I just thought plays were the most fantastic way of expressing life. I thought I'd discovered Shakespeare - 'hey, there's a new guy in town, don't know if anyone's read him.' I was just excited about the whole thing, from day one. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Actor Age Already Anyone Day Decided Discovered Excited Expressing Fantastic Guy Hey Him Just Know Life Literature Most New Old Plays Read Ripe Shakespeare Thing Thought Town Way Were Whole]
Anything that is unexpected is the X-factor. Dante Hall
[ Anything Unexpected]
I had found English audiences highly satisfactory. They are the best listeners in the world. Perhaps the music-lovers of some of our larger cities equal the English, but I do not believe they can be surpassed in that respect. John Philip Sousa
[ Audiences Believe Best Cities English Equal Found Had Highly Larger Listeners Our Perhaps Respect Satisfactory Some Surpassed World]
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]
Every actor looks all his life for a part that will combine his talents with his personality... 'The Odd Couple' was mine. That was the plutonium I needed. It all started happening after that. Walter Matthau
[ Actor After Combine Couple Every Happening His Life Looks Mine Needed Odd Part Personality Plutonium Started Talents Will]
It's no accident that Tony Hopkins is a wonderful film actor. Shirley Knight
[ Accident Actor Film Hopkins Tony Wonderful]
We try to say it's creative and in a manner it is creative, but it is a business, because today, with the cost factor in crossing the boundaries that you do. Skitch Henderson
[ Because Boundaries Business Cost Creative Crossing Factor Manner Say Today Try]
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]
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 certainly was an actor and then I drifted more towards writing and directing. Thomas Haden Church
[ Actor Certainly Directing Drifted More Then Towards Writing]
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]
When I became a director, I wanted to convince a very reluctant Sidney into allowing me to go on the journey of his life. Sidney had gone ahead of every other African American actor. Lee Grant
[ Actor African Ahead Allowing American Became Convince Director Every Go Gone Had His Into Journey Life Other Reluctant Sidney Very Wanted]
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]
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]
What the Bleep Do We Know was not written with a deaf person in mind, but when they met me, it clicked with them to have me in it. But that happens with a lot of actors in Hollywood, not just with me. Marlee Matlin
[ Actors Clicked Deaf Happens Hollywood Just Know Lot Met Mind Person Them Written]
I am an animator. I feel like I'm the manager of a animation cinema factory. I am not an executive. I'm rather like a foreman, like the boss of a team of craftsmen. That is the spirit of how I work. Hayao Miyazaki
[ Am Animation Animator Boss Cinema Craftsmen Executive Factory Feel Foreman How Manager Rather Spirit Team Work]
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]
I view the whole thing as a collaboration. As an actor, I always found that to be the most freeing thing, when the director would collaborate with you, so that together you'd come up with something exponentially better. Tony Goldwyn
[ Actor Always Better Collaborate Collaboration Come Director Exponentially Found Freeing Most Something Thing Together Up View Whole Would]
A screen actor is compensated in the knowledge that millions will see his performance at one time, where only hundreds will see it on the stage. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Compensated His Hundreds Knowledge Millions Only Performance Screen See Stage Time Where Will]
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]
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]
It's a risk casting anyone against type or what they're known to do. But there's one thing better than having a great actor, which is having a great actor who's never done what you're asking him to do. He's hungry to get out of the trailer every day and hungry to test himself. Sam Mendes
[ Actor Against Anyone Asking Better Casting Day Done Every Get Great Having Him Himself Hungry Known Never Out Risk Test Than Thing Trailer Type Which]
I've been a very lucky actor. Bob Newhart
[ Actor Been Lucky Very]
Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actors Collaborative Dime Dozen Gonna Good Part Team Want]
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]
Any actor will tell you there's more of a schedule to doing a television show. That's why you'll notice a lot of big movie actors are doing television, and they'll tell you, it's because of the schedule. Jason Marsden
[ Actor Actors Any Because Big Doing Lot More Movie Notice Schedule Show Television Tell Why Will]
I feel I have to work hard to nurture whatever talent I have as an actor. I feel like it's not natural to me. So I don't take it for granted... What I think is my natural ability - which is writing - I think I totally take that for granted. David Duchovny
[ Ability Actor Feel Granted Hard Natural Nurture Take Talent Think Totally Whatever Which Work Writing]
Every actor wants to have a character that changes, that has some kind of movement, that gets from point A to point B, that doesn't just supply one note. Jeffrey Jones
[ Actor Changes Character Every Gets Just Kind Movement Note Point Some Supply Wants]
I think it's even harder because I think as always, Hollywood is sort of glamour central for the world, and the entire world looks to it for not only entertainment, but the whole idea of the youth factor and youth being sold to our culture via young actors and actresses. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actors Actresses Always Because Being Central Culture Entertainment Entire Even Factor Glamour Harder Hollywood Idea Looks Only Our Sold Sort Think Via Whole World Young Youth]
That's not all our crops can do. We are also learning how to transform plants into factories. We can now raise plants that will create enzymes that would otherwise be created in chemical factories. Thomas Carper
[ Also Chemical Create Created Crops Factories How Into Learning Now Otherwise Our Plants Raise Transform Will Would]
Anyone who has that weird volition to become an actor probably has a weird volition to do lots of other creative things - to write, to play music, to paint, to cook. Minnie Driver
[ Actor Anyone Become Cook Creative Lots Music Other Paint Play Probably Things Volition Weird Write]
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]
The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress. Joseph McCabe
[ Atheist Brings Factors Implies Into Making Mental Play Primary Progress Social Stimulation Training Which]
I've worked with a lot of really fine actors, both on stage and on screen. The level of their game lifts me up and brings the level of my game up to theirs. Always. It's like a constant upgrade. Gary Sinise
[ Actors Always Both Brings Constant Fine Game Level Lifts Lot Really Screen Stage Their Theirs Up Upgrade Worked]
You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it's been something I've been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it's something I hope to continue because it's interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor. Keanu Reeves
[ Actor Another Because Been Career Character Continue Different Far Genre Get Hope Interesting Kind Play Something Things Trying Want]
I think I'm a better actress for having friends and interests outside the theatre. I wouldn't want to live my life surrounded by other actors all the time. Penelope Keith
[ Actors Actress Better Friends Having Interests Life Live Other Outside Surrounded Theatre Think Time Want]
I'm not the kind of actor that would know what my character had for breakfast last Tuesday. Liam Neeson
[ Actor Breakfast Character Had Kind Know Last Tuesday Would]
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]
'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]
As an actor we're just like workers in a factory, we provide our services to directors. Chow Yun-Fat
[ Actor Directors Factory Just Our Provide Services Workers]
I feel my job as an actor is to explore all sides of humanity. Kyra Sedgwick
[ Actor Explore Feel Humanity Job Sides]
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]
Just look at the messages today's media are sending everybody, from TV and commercials to actors and singers. Kids are just drowning in that 24-7 and it's getting really bad. Evan Rachel Wood
[ Actors Bad Commercials Drowning Everybody Getting Just Kids Look Media Messages Really Sending Singers Today Tv]
All the things that happen to people in the industry today, the actors, what they have to put up with, all the people wanting to know every single moment of their lives - I think it's really sad. Tab Hunter
[ Actors Every Happen Industry Know Lives Moment Put Really Sad Single Their Things Think Today Up Wanting]
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]
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]
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 worked with wonderful actors like Marlon Brando and Henry Fonda. Eli Wallach
[ Actors Brando Fonda Henry Marlon Wonderful Worked]
Actors fall into this trap if they missed being loved for who they really were and not for what they could do - sing, dance, joke about - then they take that as love. Gene Wilder
[ Actors Being Could Dance Fall Into Joke Love Loved Missed Really Sing Take Then Trap Were]
The attitude and capacity of the factory, the old metal table and the new ideas of the wooden furniture quickly and naturally suggested the possibility of metal furniture. Donald Judd
[ Attitude Capacity Factory Furniture Ideas Metal Naturally New Old Possibility Quickly Suggested Table Wooden]
If you're an actor in your heart, no matter how much money they shove at you, it doesn't matter if the work doesn't provide that creative spark. You want out. Chris Noth
[ Actor Creative Heart How Matter Money Much Out Provide Shove Spark Want Work Your]
And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father. Angelina Jolie
[ Actor Better Dad Father Great]
I personally take cues directly from the script, then I like to surprise the other actors. But you must maintain control on a level and see how far you can go up, down or out emotionally. You have to balance the craft with spontaneity. Lusia Strus
[ Actors Balance Control Craft Cues Directly Down Emotionally Far Go How Level Maintain Must Other Out Personally Script See Spontaneity Surprise Take Then Up]
A writer can write in an attic, or on top of a bus. Or with a sharp stick in some wet cement. To act, an actor has to have words. A stage. a camera turning. Paul Muni
[ Act Actor Attic Bus Camera Cement Sharp Some Stage Stick Top Turning Wet Words Write Writer]
The psychology of a language which, in one way or another, is imposed upon one because of factors beyond one's control, is very different from the psychology of a language which one accepts of one's free will. Edward Sapir
[ Accepts Another Because Beyond Control Different Factors Free Imposed Language Psychology Upon Very Way Which Will]
I'm picking and choosing in terms of the stress factor. If it's not fun, I'm not going to do it. Anita Baker
[ Choosing Factor Fun Going Picking Stress Terms]
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]
Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad. John Corbett
[ Acting Actors Bad Bit Bugs Downside Fame Get Hearing Involved Little Make Odd Out Really Risk Situation Thing Tired Try Why Win-Win]
Actors have an unusual perspective on clothing. You've really got to know the impact of what you're wearing on the character you're playing. Kyle MacLachlan
[ Actors Character Clothing Got Impact Know Perspective Playing Really Unusual Wearing]
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]
The freshest moments in my films have always been with unknown actors. John Singleton
[ Actors Always Been Films Moments Unknown]
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 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]
All actors are incredibly insecure. Terence Stamp
[ Actors Incredibly Insecure]
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]
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]
Eventually though, I'd like to have my own production company. Then I could create great opportunities not only for myself, but for other actors as well. Mario Lopez
[ Actors Company Could Create Eventually Great Myself Only Opportunities Other Own Production Then Though Well]
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]
We chose the actors thru a series of auditions when we started the show. Craig McCracken
[ Actors Auditions Chose Series Show Started Thru]
I still make more money as I do as an actor than director, however I don't want to be a commercial director. Charles S. Dutton
[ Actor Commercial Director However Make Money More Still Than Want]
In the Emperor's New Clothes, they got a different celebrity to do each voice. They drew up a picture of each character and then each actor wrote their own part. Melissa Joan Hart
[ Actor Celebrity Character Clothes Different Drew Each Emperor Got New Own Part Picture Their Then Up Voice Wrote]
I am still seeking to become firmly established as an actor. DeForest Kelley
[ Actor Am Become Established Firmly Seeking Still]
I guess there are very few actors that I've worked with that I would like to work with again. You never think you'll have that chance and, if we didn't do Italian Job together, there wouldn't be another one that could be right. Charlize Theron
[ Actors Again Another Chance Could Few Guess Italian Job Never Right Think Together Very Work Worked Would]
Supporting characters add depth to a story, and great actors leave their imprint with the audience. Nicholas Lea
[ Actors Add Audience Characters Depth Great Imprint Leave Story Supporting Their]
The Welsh are all actors. It's only the bad ones who become professional. Richard Burton
[ Actors Bad Become Ones Only Professional Welsh]
I also want the chance to work with some of the best actors in the business, because that's where you can learn so much by just being on a set and getting a feel for how they approach their role and how they work with you. Sarah Michelle Gellar
[ Actors Also Approach Because Being Best Business Chance Feel Getting How Just Learn Much Role Set Some Their Want Where Work]
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]
I lost 90 pounds and my blood pressure went down to a normal level and the salt in my urine disappeared. And that was when I had to make the transition from fat character actor to thin character actor. Ron Perlman
[ Actor Blood Character Disappeared Down Fat Had Level Lost Make Normal Pounds Pressure Salt Thin Transition Went]
I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from. John Cleese
[ Actor Also Barker Comic Death Encouraging Friendly Great Hear Learn Presence Ronnie Sad Started Such Television Very Warm]
Television studios bet the farm on reality shows, where they didn't need any actors and movie studios had no plans for any quality movies that required the presence of me. Alfre Woodard
[ Actors Any Bet Farm Had Movie Movies Need Plans Presence Quality Reality Required Shows Studios Television Where]
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]
I had just arrived in New York from California. I was nineteen years old and excited beyond belief. I was an art student and an acting student and behaved as most young actors did - meaning that there was no such thing as a good actor, 'cause you yourself hadn't shown up yet. Robert Redford
[ Acting Actor Actors Arrived Art Behaved Belief Beyond California Cause Did Excited Good Had Hadn Just Meaning Most New Nineteen Old Shown Student Such Thing Up Years Yet York Young Yourself]
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]
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]
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]
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'd like to see myself married with a child and hopefully still involved in the entertainment business as an actor who is also able to write a bit and direct some projects. Fred Savage
[ Able Actor Also Bit Business Child Direct Entertainment Hopefully Involved Married Myself Projects See Some Still Write]
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]
I think actors have a choice of drawing attention to themselves or living on the outskirts. Rachel Weisz
[ Actors Attention Choice Drawing Living Outskirts Themselves Think]
For as long as one has no further point of reference, apart from the position of the maximum, the wavelength thus remains uncertain by an integral factor. Max von Laue
[ Apart Factor Further Integral Long Maximum Point Position Reference Remains Thus Uncertain Wavelength]
I wanted to be a doctor when I was young. I also wanted to be a paramedic, but I always wanted to be an actor as well. I didn't have kids or something that I needed to provide for. Christopher Parker
[ Actor Also Always Doctor Kids Needed Provide Something Wanted Well Young]
You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves. Michael Wilding
[ Actors Away Comes Conversation Eyes Glazed Into Look Out Pick Their Themselves Wanders]
There are no benefactors in Canada because there is no incentive. Lara St. John
[ Because Benefactors Canada Incentive]
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]
You know it's very difficult to be an actor, and to have people depending on you to say the right line, at the right time, and to not be able to hear your cues! I can't tell you how many times I would've had to have said What? if I didn't have my hearing aids. So my hearing aids are a life saver, and they allow me to practice my craft. Leslie Nielsen
[ Able Actor Aids Allow Craft Cues Depending Difficult Had Hear Hearing How Know Life Line Many Practice Right Said Saver Say Tell Time Times Very Would Your]
I think that being a producer is business and being an actor is art. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Art Being Business Producer Think]
Being overweight and obesity are major risk factors for many chronic diseases for South Dakotans of all ages. When people are overweight or obese, they have more health problems and more serious health problems, in addition to higher health care costs. Mike Rounds
[ Addition Ages Being Care Chronic Costs Diseases Factors Health Higher Major Many More Obese Obesity Overweight Problems Risk Serious South]
I'm really a director's actor. I rely heavily on a director. Patricia Clarkson
[ Actor Director Heavily Really Rely]
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]
Comedians are not usually actors, but imitations of actors. Johann Georg Zimmermann
[ Actors Comedians Imitations Usually]
No writer should minimize the factor that affects everyone, but is beyond control: luck. John Jakes
[ Affects Beyond Control Everyone Factor Luck Minimize Should Writer]
Juan Hernandez was an actor out of New York, but what made Juan so great and what made Omar so great was that they both already knew how to box, so we didn't have to take them into a gym and teach them how to throw a left jab. Charles S. Dutton
[ Actor Already Both Box Great Gym How Into Jab Juan Knew Left Made New Omar Out Take Teach Them Throw York]
I'm more than an actor. I'm an icon, an industry. Corey Feldman
[ Actor Icon Industry More Than]
Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors. Konstantin Stanislavisky
[ Actors Only Parts Remember Small]
I avoid clients for whom advertising is only a marginal factor in their marketing mix. They have an awkward tendency to raid their advertising appropriations whenever they need cash for other purposes. David Ogilvy
[ Advertising Appropriations Avoid Awkward Cash Clients Factor Marginal Marketing Mix Need Only Other Purposes Raid Tendency Their Whenever Whom]
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]
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]
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]
It's not that I wanted to be an actor; it's that I didn't want to be a dancer! I was trained in traditional Chinese dance, and after working so hard it seemed unfair to just disappear into a group. Ziyi Zhang
[ Actor After Chinese Dance Dancer Disappear Group Hard Into Just Seemed Traditional Trained Unfair Want Wanted Working]
I feel really privileged to be an actor, to be paid to do something I love. Orlando Bloom
[ Actor Feel Love Paid Privileged Really Something]
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]
It's of course understandable that people want to know about actors in their favourite series. Jonathan Brandis
[ Actors Course Favourite Know Series Their Understandable Want]
Nothing can teach you what it's like to work on a film set, and the best education there can be for an actor is to walk up the street and observe human nature. Rosamund Pike
[ Actor Best Education Film Human Nature Nothing Observe Set Street Teach Up Walk Work]
Being a salesman and an actor were not that dissimilar: It is a good lesson in covering up your feelings. No one wants to buy from someone who looks depressed. Dougray Scott
[ Actor Being Buy Covering Depressed Dissimilar Feelings Good Lesson Looks Salesman Someone Up Wants Were Your]
I'm an actor, that's my contribution. Glenn Close
[ Actor Contribution]
As an actor and as a person you come together with being in familiar territory although that has not been my whole life. That's been a part of it. I think a lot of people associate me with the west because of Sundance. Robert Redford
[ Actor Although Associate Because Been Being Come Familiar Life Lot Part Person Sundance Territory Think Together West Whole]
It is unfortunate that the poor judgment shown by a small group of young actors has tarnished the reputation of every child who has ever appeared before a camera. Fred Savage
[ Actors Appeared Before Camera Child Ever Every Group Judgment Poor Reputation Shown Small Tarnished Unfortunate Young]
It is better for me to serve a charity as an actor or a voice, rather than at a luncheon being just a celebrity. Ben Kingsley
[ Actor Being Better Celebrity Charity Just Luncheon Rather Serve Than Voice]
I had to choose between American and British actors, and it didn't take me more than a second to decide: Russians are Europeans and should be played by other Europeans. Jean-Jacques Annaud
[ Actors American Between British Choose Decide Europeans Had More Other Played Russians Second Should Take Than]
Why did I write? Because I found life unsatisfactory. Tennessee Williams
[ Because Did Found Life Why Write]
I think all actors - they'll hate me for saying this - but we are babies. We like to be loved, and we'll do anything if we're loved. Anjelica Huston
[ Actors Anything Babies Hate Loved Saying Think]
This crowd did not diminish through the whole of that cold, wet day; they seemed not to know what was to by their fate since their great benefactor was dead, and though strong and brave men wept when I met them. Gideon Welles
[ Benefactor Brave Cold Crowd Day Dead Did Diminish Fate Great Know Men Met Seemed Since Strong Their Them Though Through Wept Wet Whole]
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 have the Terminator as governor, and we had an actor as president, so why shouldn't we have a fashion designer as a senator? Tom Ford
[ Actor Designer Fashion Governor Had President Senator Terminator Why]
An actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand. Laurence Sterne
[ Able Actor Create Hand His Palm Should Universe]
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]
What career? A man's got a body of film of about four movies in about 10 years or something. I do it because I think I can do a good job of something and I'll enjoy it, do it, and sort of vanish. I don't want to be an actor for hire. Paul Hogan
[ Actor Because Body Career Enjoy Film Four Good Got Hire Job Man Movies Something Sort Think Vanish Want Years]
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]
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]
There's no one actor in particular that I want to model my career after, except for the people who have been able to keep their career varied and who choose things that interest them. That opportunity is all I really want. Hugh Dancy
[ Able Actor After Been Career Choose Except Interest Keep Model Opportunity Particular Really Their Them Things Varied Want]
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]
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]
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]
Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again. Frances McDormand
[ Actors Again Careers Movie Stars Then Work]
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]
The biological factors underlying race differences in sports have consequences for educational achievement, crime and sexual behavior. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Achievement Behavior Biological Consequences Crime Differences Educational Factors Race Sexual Sports Underlying]
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]
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 was always a character actor. I just looked like Little Red Riding Hood. Paul Newman
[ Actor Always Character Hood Just Little Looked Red Riding]
It is very expensive to achieve high unreliability. It is not uncommon to increase the cost of an item by a factor of ten for each factor of ten degradation accomplished. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Accomplished Achieve Cost Degradation Each Expensive Factor High Increase Item Ten Uncommon Very]
One of the things I find about acting is that the less the audience knows about the actor, the more they're able to believe in him in the role. Hayden Christensen
[ Able Acting Actor Audience Believe Find Him Knows Less More Role Things]
Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product. Ed McMahon
[ Bearing Corporation Direct Factor Final Having Honesty Important Individual Most Product Single Success]
The factor most ignored in discussing interstellar flight is the kinetic energy that must be invested in the ship to make its tons of matter move at a substantial fraction of the speed of light. Barney Oliver
[ Discussing Energy Factor Flight Fraction Ignored Invested Kinetic Light Make Matter Most Move Must Ship Speed Substantial Tons]
I was an original member of the Actors' Studio. Eli Wallach
[ Actors Member Original Studio]
Acting is really not what I'm interested in. I'm not an aspiring actor and you should be able to tell. Keith Hernandez
[ Able Acting Actor Aspiring Interested Really Should Tell]
It takes two years on the stage for an actor or an actress to learn how to speak correctly and to manage his voice properly, and it takes about ten years to master the subtle art of being able to hold one's audience. D. W. Griffith
[ Able Actor Actress Art Audience Being Correctly His Hold How Learn Manage Master Properly Speak Stage Subtle Takes Ten Two Voice Years]
I think I've had more of a variety in what I've done than most actors. John Turturro
[ Actors Done Had More Most Than Think Variety]
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]