Quotations that match 'actors'.I heard that the same thing occurred in a scene in Alien, where the creature pops out of the chest of a crewman. The other actors didn't know what was to happen; the director wanted to get true surprise.
[ Actors Alien Chest Creature Director Get Happen Heard Know Occurred Other Out Pops Same Scene Surprise Thing True Wanted Where]
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.
[ Actors Balance Control Craft Cues Directly Down Emotionally Far Go How Level Maintain Must Other Out Personally Script See Spontaneity Surprise Take Then Up]
Harrison Ford - one of my favorite actors - has a wonderful sense of character and depth and uniqueness to him, yet he's able to just deliver the lines without putting any English on it.
[ Able Actors Any Character Deliver Depth English Favorite Ford Harrison Him Just Lines Putting Sense Uniqueness Without Wonderful Yet]
I'm not that complicated as an actor. I have a formula in which I work, yeah. But not like Sean Penn does. Sean is one of the few actors I know who can work like that, actually becoming the character he is playing, and get consistent results. I don't believe you can ever be someone else. You manifest different levels of your own personality to come up with a character.
[ Actor Actors Actually Becoming Believe Character Come Complicated Consistent Different Does Else Ever Few Formula Get Know Levels Manifest Own Penn Personality Playing Results Sean Someone Up Which Work Yeah Your]
It is all about marketing; that is where the real craft comes in. The best actors do not necessarily become the biggest stars. And vice versa.
[ Actors Become Best Biggest Comes Craft Marketing Necessarily Real Stars Versa Vice Where]
The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home.
[ Child Conversation Educational Factors Home Influential Most]
I know what actors fear, what they like; I know how to get things out of them and I listen to them better, since I've been there.
[ Actors Been Better Fear Get How Know Listen Out Since Them Things]
The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it.
[ Accommodate Actors Best Feel Instinctively Just Need Other Out]
After 9/11 and the impending actors' strike of a few years ago, roles dried up for everyone.
[ Actors After Ago Dried Everyone Few Impending Roles Strike Up Years]
Being typecast is a great thing for an actor. I was considered one of the New York mob actors.
[ Actor Actors Being Considered Great Mob New Thing Typecast York]
Well, I think on second units it's all about execution. Because you come in there, you don't have to worry so much about the studio and all the other actors and all that.
[ Actors Because Come Execution Much Other Second Studio Think Units Well Worry]
We make a contract within ourselves as actors or directors or writers about how much of ourselves we let into projects. You can actually figure out before you work on something how much blood you will have to let emotionally.
[ Actors Actually Before Blood Contract Directors Emotionally Figure How Into Make Much Ourselves Out Projects Something Will Within Work Writers]
No matter what happens, we couldn't let people say Asian-American actors can't act.
[ Act Actors Happens Matter Say]
I don't think actors get good training today. I put my training to use in everything I do.
[ Actors Everything Get Good Put Think Today Training Use]
In such diffused changes of culture two factors are necessary: contact and understanding.
[ Changes Contact Culture Diffused Factors Necessary Such Two Understanding]
Factors affecting effective regional cooperation are mindsets and perceptions emanating from the past.
[ Affecting Cooperation Effective Factors Mindsets Past Perceptions Regional]
The Welsh are all actors. It's only the bad ones who become professional.
[ Actors Bad Become Ones Only Professional Welsh]
I do believe all actors are smart.
[ Actors Believe Smart]
The best actors do not let the wheels show.
[ Actors Best Show Wheels]
I guess I work well with others I handle younger actors well.
[ Actors Guess Handle Others Well Work Younger]
The fuss that actors began making about the difficulty of shifting to sound struck me as perfectly foolish.
[ Actors Began Difficulty Foolish Fuss Making Perfectly Shifting Sound Struck]
I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room.
[ Actors Any Been Classes Different Directors Good Had Lot Never Pretty Room School Stage Theatre Training Went]
I never hoped that both my children would become actors. I expected them to do something else.
[ Actors Become Both Children Else Expected Hoped Never Something Them Would]
James Ivory comes close to the actors for the first rehearsal. He more or less lets you direct yourself and then will only correct you if he finds it incorrect.
[ Actors Close Comes Correct Direct Finds First Incorrect Ivory James Less Lets More Only Rehearsal Then Will Yourself]
The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all.
[ Actors Actually Camera Create Design Entertain Move Music Reality Reward Separate Story Teach Us Works World]
When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes. We get paid to feign attraction and love. Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone, touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner. It's really kind of gross.
[ Actors Anyone Attraction Doing Feign Get Gross Kind Kissing Love Monogamous Never Normal Other Paid Partner Paying Really Relationship Someone Their Things Think Touching Us Watch Would]
Some actors couldn't figure out how to withstand the constant rejection. They couldn't see the light at the end of the tunnel.
[ Actors Constant End Figure How Light Out Rejection See Some Tunnel Withstand]
When you're in Los Angeles, nobody bats an eye, they're so used to seeing actors, they just act really cool.
[ Act Actors Angeles Bats Cool Eye Just Los Nobody Really Seeing Used]
The majority of directors I've worked with didn't know how to talk to actors.
[ Actors Directors How Know Majority Talk Worked]
The best actors, I think, have a childlike quality. They have a sort of an ability to lose themselves. There's still some silliness.
[ Ability Actors Best Childlike Lose Quality Silliness Some Sort Still Themselves Think]
Every other movie is one of those action things. I mean, 'Lost in Space'? A bunch of good actors running around shooting at special effects on a soundstage? I took my kids to see that and felt like I was on an acid trip.
[ Acid Action Actors Around Bunch Effects Every Felt Good Kids Lost Mean Movie Other Running See Shooting Soundstage Space Special Things Those Took Trip]
I love actors. I married one. OK, I married a fantastic one.
[ Actors Fantastic Love Married Ok]
With most British actors, it's amazing. I think they start with the character on the outside and work in.
[ Actors Amazing British Character Most Outside Start Think Work]
Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters.
[ Actors Characters English Facility Great Historic Horror Many Period Pieces Stories]
The long version of the play is actually an easier version to follow. In all of the cut versions the intense speeches are cut too close together for the audience and the actors.
[ Actors Actually Audience Close Cut Easier Follow Intense Long Play Speeches Together Too Version Versions]
I want to try and work in different genres with different types of actors, on small movies and big movies.
[ Actors Big Different Genres Movies Small Try Types Want Work]
Some of my oldest friends are actors. But that's not the only place my friends come from.
[ Actors Come Friends Oldest Only Place Some]
Other actors like to rehearse on film-they like 30 or 40 takes. When you get an actor like that, it becomes difficult for me because I'm ready to quit after number two.
[ Actor Actors After Because Becomes Difficult Get Number Other Quit Ready Rehearse Takes Two]
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.
[ Actors Because Challenge Coming Even Fair Good Level Look More Palatable Pressure Say Sexy Some Such These Think Up Whatever]
There are lots of wonderful old Italian actors. You don't need to take an Egyptian to play an Italian actor.
[ Actor Actors Egyptian Italian Lots Need Old Play Take Wonderful]
I think that between the egos of the actors and the wrestlers in this country we are taking away from the truly dedicated and informed people who should be getting their voice heard.
[ Actors Away Between Country Dedicated Egos Getting Heard Informed Should Taking Their Think Truly Voice Wrestlers]
I have the absolute utmost respect for soap opera actors now. They work harder than any actor I know in any other medium. And they don't get very much approbation for it.
[ Absolute Actor Actors Any Approbation Get Harder Know Medium Much Now Opera Other Respect Soap Than Utmost Very Work]
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.
[ Actors Along Doing Haven How Many Meant Met Much Reasons Say Show Them Today Told Too Way]
A variety of factors contribute to the price of gasoline in the United States. These factors include worldwide supply, demand and competition for crude oil, taxes, regional differences in access to gasoline supplies and environmental regulations.
[ Access Competition Contribute Crude Demand Differences Environmental Factors Gasoline Include Oil Price Regional Regulations States Supplies Supply Taxes These United Variety Worldwide]
Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest.
[ Acting Actors Being Better Especially Fantasy Feel Figures Fine Honest Implants Makes Plastic Real Surgery Them These Want World]
Some people get into this business and they're so afraid to lose anything. They try to protect their position like clinging to a beachhead. These actors end up making really safe choices. I never wanted to go that route. If I go down, I'm going down swinging.
[ Actors Afraid Anything Business Choices Clinging Down End Get Go Going Into Lose Making Never Position Protect Really Route Safe Some Swinging Their These Try Up Wanted]
Having secured my Indian actors, I started for Baltimore, where I organized my combination, and which was the largest troupe I had yet had on the road.
[ Actors Baltimore Combination Had Having Indian Largest Organized Road Secured Started Troupe Where Which Yet]
You know, whatever happens between the two of us that's created when we come together as actors is not something I think we can explain.
[ Actors Between Come Created Explain Happens Know Something Think Together Two Us Whatever]
There's a real separation between actors and all the other functions of Hollywood. If you're an actor you're somehow not a member of the crew. You're somehow more special. I hate that.
[ Actor Actors Between Crew Functions Hate Hollywood Member More Other Real Separation Somehow Special]
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.
[ Actors Being Could Dance Fall Into Joke Love Loved Missed Really Sing Take Then Trap Were]
We are the only school in America, drama school in America that trains actors, writers and directors side by side for three years in a master's degree program, and we want them - to expose them to everything.
[ Actors America Degree Directors Drama Everything Expose Master Only Program School Side Them Three Trains Want Writers Years]
Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance.
[ Actors Cent Good Great How Learn Lifts Ninety Per Performance Surrounded Watching Your]
What's fascinating is that when you write a script, it's almost a stream of consciousness. You have an idea that it means something, but you're not always sure what. Then when you get on the set, the actors teach you.
[ Actors Almost Always Consciousness Fascinating Get Idea Means Script Set Something Stream Sure Teach Then Write]
The applause is a celebration not only of the actors but also of the audience. It constitutes a shared moment of delight.
[ Actors Also Applause Audience Celebration Constitutes Delight Moment Only Shared]
I also want the chance to work with some of the best actors in the business, because that's where you can learn so much by just being on a set and getting a feel for how they approach their role and how they work with you.
[ Actors Also Approach Because Being Best Business Chance Feel Getting How Just Learn Much Role Set Some Their Want Where Work]
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.
[ Actors Behavior Character Dream Intelligence Met Only Possess See Simply Some Things Understand]
Dates with actors, finally, just seemed to me evenings of shop talk. I got sick of it after a hile. So the more famous I became, the more I narrowed down my choices.
[ Actors After Became Choices Dates Down Evenings Famous Finally Got Just More Narrowed Seemed Shop Sick Talk]
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.
[ 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]
It's the actors who are prepared to make fools of themselves who are usually the ones who come to mean something to the audience.
[ Actors Audience Come Fools Make Mean Ones Prepared Something Themselves Usually]
For minority actors, developing our own projects has to be the eventual path. We have a lot of stories to tell and a really unique voice. But none of that is going to be heard as long as we're just the hired hands, acting.
[ Acting Actors Developing Eventual Going Hands Heard Hired Just Long Lot Minority None Our Own Path Projects Really Stories Tell Unique Voice]
My closest friend is canine. I have precious few close friends, and most of them are not actors.
[ Actors Close Closest Few Friend Friends Most Precious Them]
It's developing a relationship with actors that makes it work.
[ Actors Developing Makes Relationship Work]
Actors have bodyguards and entourages not because anybody wants to hurt them - who would want to hurt an actor? - but because they want to get recognized. God forbid someone doesn't recognize them.
[ Actor Actors Anybody Because Bodyguards Forbid Get God Hurt Recognize Recognized Someone Them Want Wants Would]
The first work of the director is to set a mood so that the actor's work can take place, so that the actor can create. And in order to do that, you have to communicate, communicate with the actors. And direction is about communication on all levels.
[ Actor Actors Communicate Communication Create Direction Director First Levels Mood Order Place Set Take Work]
I'm not in the business of becoming famous. And that's the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it's not important to be seen. It's important to do. There's a lot of disappointment in this business, but my family keeps me grounded.
[ Actors Advice Aspiring Becoming Business Disappointment End Family Famous Give Grounded Important Keeps Little Lot Onstage Roles Seen Work Younger]
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.
[ Actors Also Being Best Brother Closest Damn Ever Friend Human Lost Loved Remarkable See Someone]
As I told you, from the time I was fifteen, I thought the theater was too much involved with actors trying to make the audience love them, being over emotional.
[ Actors Audience Being Emotional Fifteen Involved Love Make Much Over Theater Them Thought Time Told Too Trying]
So many actors wear wigs nowadays. Besides, if someone is hiring me because of how I wear my hair, I don't want to work with them anyway.
[ Actors Anyway Because Besides Hair Hiring How Many Nowadays Someone Them Want Wear Wigs Work]
Actors always have opinions.
[ Actors Always Opinions]
Nine out of 10 times these guys will hit it-they'll be on something incredibly funny, but one out of 10, two out of 10, they'll fall flat on their faces. That's what makes them great actors: they take those chances, they don't play it safe.
[ Actors Chances Faces Fall Flat Funny Great Guys Hit Incredibly Makes Nine Out Play Safe Something Take Their Them These Those Times Two Will]
I mean, if you are directing actors to do one thing and then directing them to do something else entirely because the one thing you wanted them to do may not work, then you are just shattering their confidence in the project.
[ Actors Because Confidence Directing Else Entirely Just May Mean Project Shattering Something Their Them Then Thing Wanted Work]
The actors I would like to work with are Julia Roberts, just because I've admired her work for a long time, well Brad Pitt. I think you know my reasons.
[ Actors Admired Because Brad Her Julia Just Know Long Pitt Reasons Roberts Think Time Well Work Would]
There are thus great swathes of the past where understanding is more important and reputable than judgement, because the principal actors performed in line with the ideas and values of that time, not of ours.
[ Actors Because Great Ideas Important Judgement Line More Ours Past Performed Principal Reputable Than Thus Time Understanding Values Where]
Paul and I were both struggling actors. One night he would serve me in a restaurant, and the next night I would serve him. It was what out of work actors did.
[ Actors Both Did Him Next Night Out Paul Restaurant Serve Struggling Were Work Would]
Actors are the best and the worst of people. They're like kids. When they're good, they're very very good. When they're bad they're very very naughty.
[ Actors Bad Best Good Kids Naughty Very Worst]
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!
[ Actors Added Advantage Brought Came Course Element Great Material Mince Opportunity Take Wanted Well Work Written]
There is some mysterious thing that goes on whereby, in the process of playing Shakespeare continuously, actors are surprised by the way the language actually acts on them.
[ Actors Acts Actually Continuously Goes Language Mysterious Playing Process Shakespeare Some Surprised Them Thing Way Whereby]
To be able to rely completely on the actors was a very simple process for me.
[ Able Actors Completely Process Rely Simple Very]
People think actors have such glamorous lives, but the truth is actors go where nobody wants to go.
[ Actors Glamorous Go Lives Nobody Such Think Truth Wants Where]
Actors are not all there when it comes to things like relationships. The thing about us is we still greatly enjoy each other. If it weren't for her support it would be hard for me to do what I am doing now.
[ Actors Am Comes Doing Each Enjoy Greatly Hard Her Now Other Relationships Still Support Thing Things Us Weren Would]
My first instinct was to cast as close to the short story as possible, but then I realized that I needed actors who could go for it and that they had to function well as a couple in a love story.
[ Actors Cast Close Could Couple First Function Go Had Instinct Love Needed Possible Realized Short Story Then Well]
Eventually, in '84, we made a film for a little over a million dollars - with American actors that was shot in English - that was shown in Finland A little action film called Born American.
[ Action Actors American Born Called Dollars English Eventually Film Finland Little Made Million Over Shot Shown]
In this country, you have movie actors and theatre actors and television actors.
[ Actors Country Movie Television Theatre]
I do know there are a lot of people who seem to be in my corner, and that's, of course, wonderful. I'm really more interested in the nomination than in the award, because I think the nomination just puts you within a group of outstanding actors.
[ Actors Award Because Corner Course Group Interested Just Know Lot More Nomination Outstanding Puts Really Seem Than Think Within Wonderful]
I didn't think I'd ever be able to do movies. That was for serious actors.
[ Able Actors Ever Movies Serious Think]
I actually started as a model builder and quickly progressed into production design, which made sense because I could draw and paint. But I kept watching that guy over there who was moving the actors around and setting up the shots.
[ Actors Actually Around Because Builder Could Design Draw Guy Into Kept Made Model Moving Over Paint Production Progressed Quickly Sense Setting Shots Started Up Watching Which]
There is no place where we can safely store worn-out reactors or their garbage. No place! Environmental
[ Garbage Place Reactors Safely Store Their Where]
When I played Robin Hood, I knew the great role was Alan Rickman's and it didn't bother me. I always think that leading actors should be called the best supporting actors.
[ Actors Alan Always Best Bother Called Great Hood Knew Leading Played Robin Role Should Supporting Think]
My favorite actors when I was a kid were in their '60s. Spencer Tracy, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne.
[ Actors Bogart Favorite Humphrey John Kid Spencer Their Tracy Wayne Were]
A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland, an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it. There were other actors in it and they were all terrific.
[ Acting Actors Ago Also Did Few Film Friend Hollywood Independent Job Made Mine Nights Old Other Sally Screening Small Terrific Went Were]
It's really important to draw the line on what we do as actors.
[ Actors Draw Important Line Really]
No one is to be called an enemy, all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm. You have no enemy except yourselves.
[ Benefactors Called Does Enemy Except Harm Your Yourselves]
When actors talk about research, they're just patting themselves on the back.
[ Actors Back Just Patting Research Talk Themselves]
I was supposed to have a relationship with Judy, but that never happened. Actors in series didn't have the control that they have today over their jobs.
[ Actors Control Happened Jobs Judy Never Over Relationship Series Supposed Their Today]
All actors are incredibly insecure.
[ Actors Incredibly Insecure]
I'm used to working alone. Frankly with some of the actors I've worked with, I've felt like I was working alone.
[ Actors Alone Felt Frankly Some Used Worked Working]
The point at which we worked with some of these actors, they weren't really stars yet. Nicolas Cage was not a big star when we did Raising Arizona. A lot of these people were also virtually unknown, too, when we worked with them first.
[ Actors Also Arizona Big Cage Did First Lot Point Raising Really Some Star Stars Them These Too Unknown Virtually Were Weren Which Worked Yet]
In a sense, every form of expression is imposed upon one by social factors, one's own language above all.
[ Above Every Expression Factors Form Imposed Language Own Sense Social Upon]
I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.
[ Actors Audience Cried Cries Drama Made Mistakes Thought]
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.
[ Absolutely Actors Disappointed Expected Film First Had Himself His More Often Performance Quite Said See Seemed Something Think Thought Wonderful]
From 1980 to 1990, I shot more films than any other actor in the Screen Actors Guild, apart from Gene Hackman.
[ Actor Actors Any Apart Films Gene Guild Hackman More Other Screen Shot Than]
This is still a big barrier for me and it is for a lot of foreign actors.
[ Actors Barrier Big Foreign Lot Still]
If you're lucky, and not a lot of actors are these days, you get the chance to create a character.
[ Actors Chance Character Create Days Get Lot Lucky These]
Have you ever talked to someone, and you're not even really talking to them? Actors are the worst for that.
[ Actors Even Ever Really Someone Talked Talking Them Worst]
There is only one thing I respect in so-called Broadway actors... and that is their competitive sense.
[ Actors Broadway Competitive Only Respect Sense So-Called Their Thing]
Now, when I started my theater, the modus operandi was having the actors stare right into the audience.
[ Actors Audience Having Into Now Right Stare Started Theater]
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.
[ Actors Again Another Chance Could Few Guess Italian Job Never Right Think Together Very Work Worked Would]
Do you know what White House correspondents call actors who pose as reporters? Anchors.
[ Actors Anchors Call Correspondents House Know Pose Reporters White]
Nowadays, in the contract that actors sign, you have to agree that you're going to do a certain amount of publicity-the hard part they don't pay you for.
[ Actors Agree Amount Certain Contract Going Hard Nowadays Part Pay Sign]
It is interesting to be here and to see that for certain actors they have to live in a way that you think of nobody living anymore except for in small towns. They have such elaborate double lives.
[ Actors Anymore Certain Double Elaborate Except Here Interesting Live Lives Living Nobody See Small Such Think Towns Way]
Actors are an insecure breed. It's hard to have your career depend upon other people's opinions of what you do.
[ Actors Breed Career Depend Hard Insecure Opinions Other Upon Your]
The world 's a theatre, the earth a stage, Which God and Nature do with actors fill.
[ Actors Earth Fill God Nature Stage Theatre Which World]
It's the formulaic studio movies the make money, and when they do, the actors in them are automatically movie stars.
[ Actors Automatically Formulaic Make Money Movie Movies Stars Studio Them]
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
[ Actors Audiences Fad Live Movies Really See Stage Want]
The difference between me and American-born actors is that I came here with the expectation of not being treated fairly.
[ Actors Being Between Came Difference Expectation Fairly Here Treated]
I can't remember ever staying for the end of a movie in which the actors wore togas.
[ Actors End Ever Movie Remember Staying Which Wore]
If you cast the picture correctly, you have a whole lot of leeway. You can make mistakes in other aspects but pull it off with the right actors.
[ Actors Aspects Cast Correctly Leeway Lot Make Mistakes Off Other Picture Pull Right Whole]
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.
[ Actors Every Happen Industry Know Lives Moment Put Really Sad Single Their Things Think Today Up Wanting]
When the major studios flourished many years ago, an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft. The studios really took care of their actors.
[ Actor Actors Ago Care Craft Developed Flourished Frequently Groomed His Major Many Really Studios Their Took Worked Years]
I'd just love to have an audience and it's the most fun in the world to get a new script every week and have the audience come in, and work with those actors.
[ Actors Audience Come Every Fun Get Just Love Most New Script Those Week Work World]
I do think that good actors can do any part. It doesn't mean that they are the best ones to do it.
[ Actors Any Best Good Mean Ones Part Think]
Young actors are pretty fantastic. I can't even imagine doing stuff like that when I was a kid.
[ Actors Doing Even Fantastic Imagine Kid Pretty Stuff Young]
We actors always say how difficult and physically demanding a role was. But give me a break, it's only a movie.
[ Actors Always Break Demanding Difficult Give How Movie Only Physically Role Say]
I pray to be of service to the playwright, the audience, the other actors and my character.
[ Actors Audience Character Other Playwright Pray Service]
I don't think I know a Scientologist except when I see one or two of their actors on the Hollywood screen.
[ Actors Except Hollywood Know Scientologist Screen See Their Think Two]
I am not a long-run actor. I admire actors who can do that.
[ Actor Actors Admire Am Long-Run]
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.
[ Actors Hit Minutes Producers Public Show Take Talented Two Uh Wonderful Wonderfully Writers]
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.
[ Act Actors Bogart Came Characters Did Generation Just Think Those Were Wonderful]
I don't like shows, I don't like to put on a show, I just really want to work intimately with my actors.
[ Actors Intimately Just Put Really Show Shows Want Work]
Jerry Weintraub, the producer, might be a pain in the ass, but he really knows how to treat his actors.
[ Actors Ass His How Jerry Knows Might Pain Producer Really Treat]
I want to run for the Senate from Tennessee. Not now, but when I'm 50, when music dies down a little bit. I know lots of artists and actors have those delusions of grandeur, but ever since I was a kid, it's been of interest to me.
[ Actors Artists Been Bit Delusions Dies Down Ever Grandeur Interest Kid Know Little Lots Music Now Run Senate Since Tennessee Those Want]
The fact of the matter is that most actors are shy people.
[ Actors Fact Matter Most Shy]
Human and moral factors must always be considered. They must never be missing from policies and from public discussion.
[ Always Considered Discussion Factors Human Missing Moral Must Never Policies Public]
Then they started pulling me in and I was very resistant. All the other actors would be saying write more, more dialogue for me, and I'd always be saying 'No, less, less'.
[ Actors Always Dialogue Less More Other Pulling Resistant Saying Started Then Very Would Write]
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.
[ Actors Always Both Brings Constant Fine Game Level Lifts Lot Really Screen Stage Their Theirs Up Upgrade Worked]
I never achieved my first goal in the National Actors Theatre, which is to have a permanent Acting Company.
[ Achieved Acting Actors Company First Goal National Never Permanent Theatre Which]
I really respond to diversity, a broader landscape, with actors of different ages and races and backgrounds.
[ Actors Ages Backgrounds Broader Different Diversity Landscape Races Really Respond]
The problem of distinguishing prime numbers from composite numbers and of resolving the latter into their prime factors is known to be one of the most important and useful in arithmetic.
[ Arithmetic Composite Distinguishing Factors Important Into Known Latter Most Numbers Prime Problem Resolving Their Useful]
The joy we get as actors is out of transforming ourselves into something that's not necessarily anything true to ourselves. And it's a power - not being yourself, and being in the role; it's just like another prop.
[ Actors Another Anything Being Get Into Joy Just Necessarily Ourselves Out Power Prop Role Something Transforming True Yourself]
The genuine artist is never "true to life." He sees what is real, but not as we are normally aware of it. We do not go storming through life like actors in a play. Art is never real life.
[ Actors Art Artist Aware Genuine Go Life Never Normally Play Real Sees Through True]
Actors were exploited no less by the capitalist managers than they were by the state.
[ Actors Capitalist Exploited Less Managers State Than Were]
I got into radio when I was eight, and I was one of the busiest child dramatic actors in America.
[ Actors America Busiest Child Dramatic Eight Got Into Radio]
I'm one of those actors who likes to do it wrong nine ways before I come to the tenth way, which is the way I think it should be.
[ Actors Before Come Likes Nine Should Tenth Think Those Way Ways Which Wrong]
To me, a sex scene in a movie generally means a gratuitous scene that doesn't serve the story but gives a kind of excuse - we've got these two actors, we want to see them naked, so let's bring in the music and the soft light.
[ Actors Bring Excuse Generally Gives Got Gratuitous Kind Light Means Movie Music Naked Scene See Serve Sex Soft Story Them These Two Want]
Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.
[ Actors Audience Fired Get Just Retreat Some Sound Up Want]
Well, I've been in several films including documentaries, but the big blockbuster, I was hired as advisor to the actors, I was trying to make Jesuits out of them.
[ Actors Advisor Been Big Blockbuster Documentaries Films Hired Including Jesuits Make Out Several Them Trying Well]
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.
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Actors are crazy or we wouldn't be doing this.
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I think Star Trek has been very double-edged for all of us - as actors, writers, directors.
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I think the lawyers are such incredible actors. Can you imagine the performance they have to do every day?
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There's so many things I want to do. I want to work with great filmmakers, great actors, great scripts. And there's no reason for me to do anything short of that, because I'm 24, I don't have a family, I don't need to make tons of money, and I'm not dying to get famous.
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Violence is used to portray what happens in a film. It only helps portray the actors and what they do. I think it is more about the story, when you have something to play off of.
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With both Caddyshack and Vacation, it's not like the subjects were serious enough that they engaged my interest for another round. I love the characters, and the actors were great, but I didn't see the need to make another Vacation movie.
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People get on a show and they fought tooth and nail. Almost 95% of the actors out there want to be on a television series. Then as soon as they get onto one, no, no, I want to be a movie star. This television series stuff, no, no no.
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My father comes from a generation of film that actors my age don't even know about, which is really sad.
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I was warned not to do it. Actors who play Jesus are supposed to have a hard time getting other roles to follow, but I felt this was a myth. After all, how can you be typecast as Christ?
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There is a class system in acting just like in anything else. Black females fall in a category below black male actors.
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I don't do stunts and I don't think many actors do. For an actor to say they do their own stunts I don't think is very respectful of the profession of stunt men and women.
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Wong Kar Wai is a very intense character, very personable, and I believe in general he does not like and he would not want his actors to show their true looks and their true personality on screen.
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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.
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If forgers and malefactors are put to death by the secular power, there is much more reason for excommunicating and even putting to death one convicted of heresy.
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So many people are called but few serve as actors, you know what I mean?
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Actors are trusting souls, and we must go by gut-level instinct, even after our agents and business managers weigh all the odds.
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I, also, found the opportunity to work with the actors extremely gratifying and rewarding.
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I think that most actors don't have very good opinions of themselves.
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Psychological factors are critical in supporting immune function. If you suppress this psychological support by telling someone he's condemned to die, your words alone will have condemned him.
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I pay attention to the actors and stuff, but not even that much. I don't pay attention to who's writing.
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I suddenly realized that comedy, for me, was just being honest, and playing it for real. I've seen so many wonderful actors who turn into creatures from another planet when they're told they are supposed to be playing comedy.
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I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
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I mean, the question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again, night after night, but God knows the answer to that is, don't we all anyway; might as well get paid for it.
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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.
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Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative.
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All I know about thermal pollution is that if we continue our present rate of growth in electrical energy consumption it will simply take, by the year 2000, all our freshwater streams to cool the generators and reactors.
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I like some of the early silent films because I love to watch how actors had to play then. What would interest me today is to do a silent film.
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When I was 18, I joined the Screen Actors Guild, and after college I came to New York.
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Dan Curtis, our producer, has the idea that people like to see a stock company of actors.
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Most of my friends aren't actors - and not one of them is overly impressed with what I do.
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If you can't fully believe in your ideas, it very quickly communicates to a group of actors who need something to hold onto. They need to believe that whatever criticism, whatever comment is received, is meant.
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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.
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Before there was any talk of a movie, people would sometimes ask me what actors I would imagine playing these characters. And the only thing I could ever say is: I have such a clear idea of these characters that they'd have to play themselves.
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As actors, the thing we have to fight, more than even the business part of making movies, is boredom.
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If you compare me to an actor, I'm probably one of the best boxers in the profession. But if you compare me as a boxer, I'm probably one of the best actors.
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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.
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A lot of actors said they hated the studio system, but I loved it. It was like a college; it was a great place to learn.
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I like the sensibility of Australian film a lot and the crews are fantastic. Great characters, wonderful people and no line between - I think in Hollywood they have this line between actors and crew a lot, and that just didn't exist, which I really appreciated.
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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.
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There is some sadness for me now about acting because it used to be that there was a reverence for actors.
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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.
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Jonathan Lynn is one of the last actors Orsen Welles used in a production. It was wonderful. He's very sharp, very sharp. It's funny I've been asked how weird it was to have a Brit do a church gospel movie.
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I think actors always retain one foot in the cradle. We're switched on to our youth, to our childhood. We have to be because we're in the business of transferring emotions to other people.
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I would have started the National Actors Theatre 30 years earlier.
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One reason we lasted so long is that we usually played two people who were very much in love. As we were realistic actors, we became those two people. So we had a divertissement: I had an affair with him, and he with me.
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I'm a firm believer that actors take to work who they aren't at home. People show their other self in their art or in their work.
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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.
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Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of LA in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers.
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I know a lot of actors don't watch themselves on TV, but I think it's good to see how else you can improve.
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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!
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It's been about ten years since I've worked with actors who knew their lines!
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David was the kind of guy who was totally supportive of the actors and instructed the writing staff to trust the actor's instincts, since after all, it's the actors playing the character.
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Hollywood will accept actresses playing ten years older, but actors can play ten years younger.
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Human societies vary in lots of independent factors affecting their openness to innovation.
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I love doing the voice of Batman because of the quality of the animation. The music is particularly incredible. Another bonus is getting the opportunity to work with some very respected actors who do not usually do voice work.
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There are dumb actors. But there are dumb politicians and dumb bakers.
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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.
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I've never had a desire to be famous. Lots of actors are actually extremely shy. I have shy areas.
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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.
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Supporting characters add depth to a story, and great actors leave their imprint with the audience.
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It confirms for me that we did something on Days that meant something. We had our ups and downs, but Missy and I and some of the other actors, created something that was really memorable.
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The difference between my generation of actors and their generation is that they were bigger than life. We are not bigger than life.
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Last summer a second unit production crew went to France and shot scenes for several of this season's episodes. They shot costumed actors in and around real castles and landmarks, we couldn't possibly have duplicated here in Hollywood.
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I love involving actors at all levels - and they have to know that I want to hear their contributions, with dialogue, with story suggestions, with script changes, whatever.
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If I was going to be broke I decided I might as well be with actors as anyone else. They were cheerful idiots and seemed to take it better.
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Actors are one family over the entire world.
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When on the set of a film, you have to play natural for entire scenes in a very unnatural environment. You have to express emotions and interact with other actors and also use your voice.
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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.
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Actors didn't use to be celebrities. A hundred years ago, they put the theaters next to the brothels.
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Because we're actors we can pretend and fake it, but I'd rather the intimate investment was authentic.
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You know, as I do, actors who, having become worldwide celebrities thanks to a TV series, complain of their lot and declare themselves ready to drop it all.
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Soap Actors are fun and interesting. They all have something special that you want to be around.
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I think actors are privileged. Acting feeds you.
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You have film actors doing TV, rap stars doing TV, with everyone kind of crossing the line.
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Some of the best actors in the world are very exterior actors, Anthony Hopkins being one of them. He knows exactly how to turn his face to get a certain expression. He knows exactly what to do with eyes, and with his voice. It's very exterior.
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It's rare that I come across actors who are willing to work as hard on the material as I am.
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I'm one of those fortunate actors who gets to work pretty much every day. I've had a run of good fortune and work with some terrific people who have hired me.
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The great actors are the luminous ones. They are the great conductors of the stage.
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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.
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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.
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How many actors have a shot at being a part of something that became a part of pop culture? It's been very rewarding. I'm not getting the 20 million bucks for the new movies, but at least I'm getting warmth and recognition from people wherever I go.
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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.
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They can't make any of these talented young actors Fletch. You might as well make a movie called Chevy Chase.
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Some movies I see today have the most dramatic plot points but the actors are not playing them dramatically.
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Antwone's story was a story of hope and that's what appealed to me. I needed hope myself at that time. I think all actors give up at some time and think they're never going to make it.
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Acting is not a mystery. There's nothing that I know that other actors don't know. We all act, we're all actors, we all know the same thing. The only thing that separates us is experience.
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There's just such a premium on hurrying, and the camera is the be all and end all, and the actors had better hurry up and get it right and get it done.
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A lot of male actors are method actors and they become the characters which they both were.
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I joined the Actors Studio and began to work with Lee Strasberg, and that changed my work.
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I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy. There are only like 1300 actors in it, and as far as I know, you're a member for life. To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was.
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I really believe great actors, even with disease and age, can be great.
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Several of the actors I've had the good fortune of working with stand out in my mind as 'ultimate'. I guess the obvious would be Tom Hanks, because he really is as fun and as genuine as he comes across in his films and interviews.
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The show was number one in the ratings, Gordon Russell was our head writer, the story lines were magnificent and the acting most exciting. I loved working with Judith Light and all the other actors on the show at that time.
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I think that you can't make a movie without a script. But you also can't make movies without actors. You also can't make movies without technicians. And there has to be just one person in charge of everybody, and to me that one person is the director.
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I think actors are at the mercy of the opportunities presented to them. So you kind of have to wait for them to choose you. My music is insular - I can choose that.
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Most actors go, 'I read the script and fell in love with it'; I fall in love with the directors.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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In recurring episodes over the next couple of decades, the minority view gradually won. A profusion of factors differentiates each case from the others, including naked partisanship on both sides, but the trend has been clear.
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To be honest with you, I get a little fed up with actors who act crazy to make themselves more interesting.
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I got out of the Army - in my world - I came to New York, for instance, when the civil rights movement was just beginning, and that created a certain energy, a certain rumble, a certain impetus for black actors.
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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.
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One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors.
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God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is, he's stuck with so many bad actors who don't know how to play funny.
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There are so many factors when you think of your own films. You think of the people you worked on it with, and somehow forget the movie. You can't forgive the movie for a long time. It takes a few years to look at it with any objectivity and forgive its flaws.
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Will and Tommy Lee are the only actors I've ever worked with where neither of them want to say any lines.
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Ronnie Barker will forever be remembered as one of the great comic actors.
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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.
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The big gap between the ability of actors is confidence.
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Another interesting field, which is my own, is cofactors, not only to the disease but also to transmission. I am still puzzled by the fact that you get more sexual transmission in some ethnic populations. One way to answer this is to look for genetic factors.
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So many actors have sheer guts, will, and determination; they just need some preparation.
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An actors' tribute to me is in his work.
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I've seen many actors go awry by making the wrong choices early on.
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Most child actors go through that. Unless you can transition into an adult star, your career is over.
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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.
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I was very introverted. I had glasses and was kind of weird. A lot of actors are pretty weird people.
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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.
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When actors are talking, they are servants of the dramatist. It is what they can show the audience when they are not talking that reveals the fine actor.
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Generally speaking, actors are allowed NO input. Actors are dumb.
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A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
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But my favorite period for actors is the 70s. I think so many great movies were made in the 70s. The 90s just seem to be a confused decade. Nobody knows, really, what's going on.
[ Actors Confused Decade Favorite Going Great Just Knows Made Many Movies Nobody Period Really Seem Think Were]
Acting is all about big hair and funny props... All the great actors knew it. Olivier knew it, Brando knew it.
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You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
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I know actors come around and they always talk like that, but I don't do publicity if I don't like the film.
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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.
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You know, there was not much wire work for any of us actors to do because the extent of what they did was so huge. I mean, they wouldn't just throw you from this table to that wall.
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I like actors that are good with pantomime and that can transmit a lot by their presence and attitude more than through their dialogue.
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I want to aspire to something like what Denzel Washington does, which is try to find scripts written for white actors - or Jodie Foster, who reads scripts for male actors.
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When actors give their input, it can be very ego-driven, and directors are scared of that.
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I never quite understood these actors - though I envy them sometimes - who can lie out for a year or two. I feel as though time is a real pressing issue, and I want to get as much work done in the time that I have left.
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The staff, stage managers, ushers all behaved as if they respected the actors.
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Most actors will tell you they have some sort of dream of doing something other than what they're doing.
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There are actors who spend 20 years working and still don't achieve what I've achieved so quickly. So I think my only course of action is to work as hard as I can, not just for the sake of the film, but also to prove to these people that I do have talent.
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I've only had good experiences with actors. Starring next to them and directing them, for the most part they're all inspiring, special people.
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It's natural for any actor that segues into directing to be an actor's director. You know how to relate to the actors.
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Actors are such an insecure breed.
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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. Diet
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It's what I learn from the great actors that I work with. Stillness. That's all and that's the hardest thing.
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If I am not right for something there are many talented actors out there that will get it.
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Comedians are not usually actors, but imitations of actors.
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There are 100,000 actors in the Screen Actors Guild. Only 2,000 of them make more than $75,000 a year.
[ Actors Guild Make More Only Screen Than Them Year]
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.
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I think one of the coolest things about the job is the level of trust we have for each other. The actors fully trust that the writers will write amazing episodes, and the writers trust that the actors will follow their instincts with the characters.
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The former ruling class kept the community of actors in ignorance by means of various lies.
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For both reasons, owing to the thermal motion and to the working together of various wavelengths, factors arise which, in a similar manner to the structural factor, exert some influence upon the brightness of the interference points but not upon their location.
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It was only when I realized how actors have the power to move people that I decided to pursue acting as a career.
[ Acting Actors Career Decided How Move Only Power Pursue Realized]
Is this film more interesting than a documentary of the same actors having lunch?
[ Actors Documentary Film Having Interesting Lunch More Same Than]
Let's not get too precious about it: actors are not heart surgeons or brain surgeons. We are just entertaining people.
[ Actors Brain Entertaining Get Heart Just Precious Surgeons Too]
It's difficult working with very rich actors, because inevitably they become a little spoilt, and the managers and agents tend to control things more than is healthy.
[ Actors Agents Because Become Control Difficult Healthy Inevitably Little Managers More Rich Tend Than Things Very Working]
I have daughters who are writers and actors but no musicians.
[ Actors Daughters Musicians Writers]
Somewhere in talking and rehearsing, there is a magical moment where actors catch a current, they're on the right road. If they really catch it, then whatever they do from then on is correct and it all comes out of them from that point on.
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Now while the German money is over for Hollywood, I still have $80 million to make movies, and we will have two things coming up: less major movies and the price for actors will go down.
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I allow an area for improvisation because the chemical things actors bring to stories make it not work.
[ Actors Allow Area Because Bring Chemical Improvisation Make Stories Things Work]
I became active in politics because I saw the possibility, if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on.
[ Act Active Actors Any Back Became Because Did Longer Nothing Politics Possibility Sat Saw Stages Which World Would]
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.
[ Actor Actors Always Because Date Day Extremely Find Love Majority Never Next Say Sensitive Spontaneous Very Why Worked]
There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theater actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on.
[ Actors Among Anybody Down Film God Look Order Pecking Reality Shows Strange Thank Theater Tv]
It makes me feel good that I can now sit there and go, I've worked with Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, all the great actors that I've worked with... Sir Ben Kingsley.
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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.
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Actors are very generous.
[ Actors Generous Very]
I like to give my actors a lot of room.
[ Actors Give Lot Room]
A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes.
[ Actors American Architects Assembled Athletes Billionaires Dinner Family House Labor Leaders White]
Working with a bunch of actors is like trying to tune each violin.
[ Actors Bunch Each Trying Tune Violin Working]
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.
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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.
[ Actor Actors Any Because Big Doing Lot More Movie Notice Schedule Show Television Tell Why 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.
[ Actors Choose Director Look Movies Never Other Role Roles Script Then]
Most cartoonists are failed actors.
[ Actors Cartoonists Failed Most]
A lot of times black actors get stuck in a box. They're up against a lot of limitations for the kind of films that they get approached about. It's easy to get stuck in a box and just be approached about nothing but urban films.
[ Actors Against Approached Black Box Easy Films Get Just Kind Limitations Lot Nothing Stuck Times Up Urban]
I mean, Joel talks to the actors more than I do and I probably do production stuff a little more than he does.
[ Actors Does Joel Little Mean More Probably Production Stuff Talks Than]
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.
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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.
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Before 1972, no actors got residuals. They just got paid. No residuals.
[ Actors Before Got Just Paid Residuals]
The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.
[ Atheist Brings Factors Implies Into Making Mental Play Primary Progress Social Stimulation Training Which]
The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.
[ Certainly Could Economic Enables Factors Horses House Labor Men More Otherwise Produce Society Than Way Wealth Women]
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.
[ Acting Actors Beyond Careers Commercially Crowd Economically Goes Image Industry Just Movie Please Risk Stars Still Straight Taboo Their]
I will not do work that isn't done well or right. Stuff happens - things break, contractors don't come through - but I don't want to be responsible for not doing something correctly.
[ Break Come Contractors Correctly Doing Done Happens Responsible Right Something Stuff Things Through Want Well Will Work]
It's of course understandable that people want to know about actors in their favourite series.
[ Actors Course Favourite Know Series Their Understandable Want]
Sure I faced the troubles and challenges that most actors and actresses face until they get noticed, but I was always confident of myself and my capabilities.
[ Actors Actresses Always Capabilities Challenges Confident Face Faced Get Most Myself Noticed Sure Troubles Until]
If it's well written and well directed and you've got good actors to work with, acting is easy. But making sure all the ducks are in a row is the hard part. It's very rare.
[ Acting Actors Directed Ducks Easy Good Got Hard Making Part Rare Row Sure Very Well Work Written]
You go through at least the first two years of Star Trek and you find some amazing stuff. Everything that was going on Gene put into the series. He just put strange costumes on the actors and painted them funny colours and left the same situation in.
[ Actors Amazing Colours Costumes Everything Find First Funny Gene Go Going Into Just Least Left Painted Put Same Series Situation Some Star Strange Stuff Them Through Trek Two Years]
I just happen to like the work. I like preparing for a role. I like reading. I like analyzing. I like literature. I like emotions. I like working with other actors.
[ Actors Analyzing Emotions Happen Just Literature Other Preparing Reading Role Work Working]
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.
[ Actor Actors Aware Consciously Decided East End Fashion Gangster Go Going London Lot Made Movie Movies Out Stars Think Those Very Were]
When I interview somebody, I look at their resume to see what they've done, who they've worked with, and how many times. If they've gotten repeat work. Those are the kinds of actors I want to hire.
[ Actors Done Gotten Hire How Interview Kinds Look Many Repeat Resume See Somebody Their Those Times Want Work Worked]
I'd made these experimental films but I thought the major chore of a filmmaker was to relate to actors.
[ Actors Chore Experimental Filmmaker Films Made Major Relate These Thought]
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.
[ Actors Build Good Lot Low-Budget Movies Responsible Resume Want Work]
A lot of actors don't like to see how they've done every day.
[ Actors Day Done Every How Lot See]
There's something that sort of weirds me out about actors who want to be rock stars, and the other way around too.
[ Actors Around Other Out Rock Something Sort Stars Too Want Way]
All of the factors that make up a quality city - safe streets, high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods, etc. - emanate from a strong educational premise.
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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.
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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.
[ Actors Beside Cost Go How Make Money Movie Movies Much Odd Point Privy Public Really See Seems Story Think Too Want]
I might have a guitar or a piano on set to play something for the actors.
[ Actors Guitar Might Piano Play Set Something]
Young girls of 13 or 12 are great actors.
[ Actors Girls Great Young]
I'm not a movie star like other actors in the way that I need to walk with a bodyguard.
[ Actors Bodyguard Movie Need Other Star Walk Way]
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.
[ Activity Back Business Businesses Demand Driver Economy Factors Far Feet Getting Important Key More Most Other Product Small Than Their Thing Trying]
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.
[ Able Actors Create Determining Entire Instrument Landscapes Nothing Olympian Part Physical Playing Should Storytellers Through Work]
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.
[ Actors Because Being Face Feeling Fulfilled Game Give Hard Know Much Nothing Periods Platform Than Think Top Unemployment Worse Your]
The reason actors, artists, writers have agents is because we'll do it for nothing. That's a basic fact - you gotta do it.
[ Actors Agents Artists Basic Because Fact Gotta Nothing Reason Writers]
I think we should put the same weight now on the co-factors as we have on HIV.
[ Hiv Now Put Same Should Think Weight]
All people are half actors.
[ Actors Half]
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.
[ Actors Am Astaire Cast Clear Feel Fred Interesting More Most Movie Part Seem Spencer Start Thinking Tracy Usually Where Woman Women Working]
What I observed about my fellow actors was that most gave up very easily.
[ Actors Easily Fellow Gave Most Observed Up Very]
Agents are still asking for millions of dollars for actors that don't sell one ticket.
[ Actors Agents Asking Dollars Millions Sell Still Ticket]
It seems like they never say anything bad about actors, they just pump them up.
[ Actors Anything Bad Just Never Pump Say Seems Them Up]
I really think the mind of someone who hasn't been welded into place by their work or studios or actors or this whole society is a wonderful mind to work with, so I'd like to do a big picture with an unknown director.
[ Actors Been Big Director Hasn Into Mind Picture Place Really Society Someone Studios Their Think Unknown Welded Whole Wonderful Work]
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.
[ Actors Anything Babies Hate Loved Saying Think]
The freshest moments in my films have always been with unknown actors.
[ Actors Always Been Films Moments Unknown]
Samuel L. Jackson is one of the best actors there is.
[ Actors Best Jackson Samuel]
As much as most of the actors were kind of curious to know what their character meant in relation to the script and to the plot, they really were quite happy to be part of the adventure of not knowing.
[ Actors Adventure Character Curious Happy Kind Know Knowing Meant Most Much Part Plot Quite Really Relation Script Their Were]
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.
[ Actors Around Business Comedians Directors Grew Had Helped Parents Sure Talent Up Were Whatever]
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.
[ Actors Aesthetics Between Dealing Different Energy Get Giving Much Only Other Players See Set Then Transfer Until]
It was the fashion of the time, still is, to feel that all actors are neurotic, or they would not be actors.
[ Actors Fashion Feel Neurotic Still Time Would]
I think it makes people in the Pentagon kind of nervous to know that chemical agents and environmental factors could cause so much damage in terms of what may happen in the future.
[ Agents Cause Chemical Could Damage Environmental Factors Future Happen Kind Know Makes May Much Nervous Pentagon Terms Think]
Sure, I have a lot of friends that are actors. Just because I guess I run into a lot of actors in my work.
[ Actors Because Friends Guess Into Just Lot Run Sure Work]
The crossover wasn't happening. TV actors were TV actors, and film and stage actors were a whole different thing. And now there's just a lot of crossover.
[ Actors Crossover Different Film Happening Just Lot Now Stage Thing Tv Were Whole]
For me, a play is a form of writing which isn't complete until it is interpreted by actors. But it's still a form of writing. And so most of my time is spent thinking about how to write a sentence.
[ Actors Complete Form How Interpreted Most Play Sentence Spent Still Thinking Time Until Which Write Writing]
Writers are not always right however, but then again, I've been on shows where the actors have complete control and change everything and it's terrible.
[ Actors Again Always Been Change Complete Control Everything However Right Shows Terrible Then Where Writers]
Oh absolutely. I had the pleasure to get to know a lot of really talented young actors before they even really hit it big. And yet what we all had and shared in common was a love for movies.
[ Absolutely Actors Before Big Common Even Get Had Hit Know Lot Love Movies Oh Pleasure Really Shared Talented Yet Young]
We reinvent ourselves to solve a client's problem. It's more than just tweaking. It's rethinking what your audience wants and needs. Isn't that what great actors constantly do?
[ Actors Audience Client Constantly Great Just More Needs Ourselves Problem Reinvent Solve Than Tweaking Wants Your]
It's incredibly moving to hear some of our greatest actors performing Shakespeare.
[ Actors Greatest Hear Incredibly Moving Our Performing Shakespeare Some]
I usually hang out on the set. I get to know everybody. I have a nice time with the other actors.
[ Actors Everybody Get Hang Know Nice Other Out Set Time Usually]
I feel like there is just as much violent programming in other countries and there is not the same incidence of factors. I think there are other factors contributing to violence in this country and not the media.
[ Contributing Countries Country Factors Feel Incidence Just Media Much Other Programming Same Think Violence Violent]
Great actors try to dismiss all ideas from their conscious mind in order to provide an experience that is real.
[ Actors Conscious Dismiss Experience Great Ideas Mind Order Provide Real Their 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.
[ Begin Being Bit Contemporary Even Factors Historical History Issues Little Lot Our Part Played Problems Think Today Understand Where Whole]
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.
[ Actors Always Cast Casting Crucial Done Down Faster Go Guide Important Little May Much Need Now Process Said Slower Take Them Up Work]
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.
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Certainly there have been better actors than me who have had no careers. Why? I don't know.
[ Actors Been Better Careers Certainly Had Know Than Why]
I know many great actors who have small heads.
[ Actors Great Heads Know Many Small]
The weird thing about this business - and I'm sure this operates in many other things, but it's very present and acute in this business - is that a lot of people don't realize that they have power. Particularly actors.
[ Actors Acute Business Lot Many Operates Other Particularly Power Present Realize Sure Thing Things Very Weird]
We've had no problems with the actors, but we keep a really loose set.
[ Actors Had Keep Loose Problems Really Set]
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.
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I wouldn't say no to being in a film with Jude Law. I love English actors.
[ Actors Being English Film Jude Law Love Say]
It's such a small industry here you inevitably end up working with the same people over and over again. There are only so many actors to go around, which is good for us.
[ Actors Again Around End Go Good Here Industry Inevitably Many Only Over Same Small Such Up Us Which Working]
One of the ingredients that made Cheers work so well was the great ensemble of actors we had. That's the case with any good series.
[ Actors Any Case Cheers Ensemble Good Great Had Ingredients Made Series Well Work]
There are professional negotiators working for the writers and the actors, but basically you've got the writers and actors negotiating against businessmen. That's why you get rhetoric.
[ Actors Against Basically Businessmen Get Got Negotiating Professional Rhetoric Why Working Writers]
I feel like I'm the most well-adjusted character on the show, even though I'm sure the other actors would tell you the same thing about their characters.
[ Actors Character Characters Even Feel Most Other Same Show Sure Tell Their Thing Though Well-Adjusted Would]
I'm not the sexiest thing in the world, I feel actors who have to 'play' sexy lose all their sex appeal. When they start with the tongue and the heavy lids, it looks so ridiculous. I think you just have to be yourself.
[ Actors Appeal Feel Heavy Just Looks Lose Play Ridiculous Sex Sexiest Sexy Start Their Thing Think Tongue World Yourself]
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.
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The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind.
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For no. 1, it's great writing, super writing. The second thing is that it's great chemistry with all the actors. We just all got along from the very start. Very get-go, we all got along. We just - it was just like we were all meant to be there together.
[ Actors Along Chemistry Get-Go Got Great Just Meant Second Start Super Thing Together Very Were Writing]
After working for years in Hollywood where the actors have taken over, it was a real relief to get down there and not only have some children, but also have some actors that had no attitude.
[ Actors After Also Attitude Children Down Get Had Hollywood Only Over Real Relief Some Taken Where Working Years]
Only a fool does not fear actors, but you can't beat them, and if you can't beat them, join them, as they say. As I've got older I've become very interested in that part of the work.
[ Actors Beat Become Does Fear Fool Got Interested Join Older Only Part Say Them Very Work]
A lot of talented actors still have to pay their bills.
[ Actors Bills Lot Pay Still Talented Their]
I really want to have actors contribute their own ideas, with phrasings and ideas on all levels.
[ Actors Contribute Ideas Levels Own Really Their Want]
A lot of actors in my age bracket look at being still standing as pretty good.
[ Actors Age Being Bracket Good Look Lot Pretty Standing Still]
My block was due to two overlapping factors: laziness and lack of discipline.
[ Block Discipline Due Factors Lack Laziness Overlapping Two]
I do think that's so much a part of what being a director is - in working with actors - to really try and be sensitive to what each actor needs to get to where he wants to be.
[ Actor Actors Being Director Each Get Much Needs Part Really Sensitive Think Try Wants Where Working]
Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.
[ Actors Get Reject Rejection Search Themselves]
Most actors spend a lot of time training themselves to be an actor. And I kind of didn't do that. I just started doin' it in front of an audience and had to deliver.
[ Actor Actors Audience Deliver Doin Front Had Just Kind Lot Most Spend Started Themselves Time Training]
The deaf community is in a favorable position because they have a national theatre and training groups of their own to get them started. Deaf actors have often acquired very valuable skills and experience before they get their break.
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I was an original member of the Actors' Studio.
[ Actors Member Original Studio]
I said I would do all the films about the commercials, and the films about ball-bearings and Ford tractors and so on, if once a year they gave me money for a free film.
[ Commercials Film Films Ford Free Gave Money Once Said Would Year]
Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.
[ Actors Behavior Condition Different Good Heart Huge Human Intelligence Kinds Most Open Real]
I'm not in the loop; I don't know any actors, really, just the ones I work with.
[ Actors Any Just Know Loop Ones Really Work]
Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
[ Acting Actors Bad Bit Bugs Downside Fame Get Hearing Involved Little Make Odd Out Really Risk Situation Thing Tired Try Why Win-Win]
I only want to work with actors that really get it and make it work. I didn't want it to be a star-driven thing anymore.
[ Actors Anymore Get Make Only Really Thing Want Work]
I have had the occasion to meet child actors from the '60s and '70s at various functions, and everyone's gone on to various different lives - they're real-estate agents or surfers.
[ Actors Agents Child Different Everyone Functions Gone Had Lives Meet Occasion Real-Estate Various]
I'm not like one of those actors who's a frustrated director.
[ Actors Director Frustrated Those]
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.
[ Acting Actors Also Director Get Just Learn Sit Them Watch Way]
Till now I have never shot a scene without taking account of what stands behind the actors because the relationship between people and their surroundings is of prime importance.
[ Account Actors Because Behind Between Importance Never Now Prime Relationship Scene Shot Stands Surroundings Taking Their Till Without]
And so I've always been fascinated by the technical end of theater, and a lot of my closest friends are not actors, but in the other end of the business.
[ Actors Always Been Business Closest End Fascinated Friends Lot Other Technical Theater]
This particular film highlights Ben and Owen's strengths which is that they are great comedic actors with tremendous chemistry and they do a really good job.
[ Actors Ben Chemistry Comedic Film Good Great Highlights Job Owen Particular Really Strengths Tremendous Which]
We have never succeeded in slowing down our nuclear fusion reactors.
[ Down Fusion Never Nuclear Our Reactors Slowing Succeeded]
I think actors become jacks-of-all-trades and masters of none.
[ Actors Become Masters None Think]
It's like a cast of actors; you're all working together closely under pressure to produce something everyday. And when we put up an issue, it's like the curtains opening on a new play. I really like that daily sense of surprise.
[ Actors Cast Closely Curtains Daily Everyday Issue New Opening Play Pressure Produce Put Really Sense Something Surprise Together Under Up Working]
Yes, he wanted me to do Funny Games before, which I didn't want to do because the film was very theoretical - the way people experience violence on screen. There was very little space for fiction, it was more like a sacrifice for the actors than anything else.
[ Actors Anything Because Before Else Experience Fiction Film Funny Games Little More Sacrifice Screen Space Than Theoretical Very Violence Want Wanted Way Which Yes]
Some actors are supposed to be very difficult, but I've not found that to be the situation.
[ Actors Difficult Found Situation Some Supposed Very]
We (actors) don't really change the world. We reflect it... but Washington really changes the world.
[ Actors Change Changes Really Reflect Washington World]
Everyone the world over talks about British actors and British talent and I think that's because we were trained - until now - in theatre.
[ Actors Because British Everyone Now Over Talent Talks Theatre Think Trained Until Were World]
I'm a character actress, plain and simple... Who can worry about a career? Have a life. Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again.
[ Actors Actress Again Career Careers Character Life Movie Plain Simple Stars Then Work Worry]
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.
[ Actors Actresses Age Easy Elite Get Good Group Job Small Very Want Work]
You've got Corey Feldman doing his thing, and the problem is, they're trying to be pop stars. You can't compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music.
[ Actors Any Compare Corey Doing Feldman Got His Music Other Out Playing Pop Problem Salty Stars Thing Trying]
Well, acting is cheap; I knew all these actors who weren't in the Screen Actors Guild yet, and it happened that they were all just about thirty years old.
[ Acting Actors Cheap Guild Happened Just Knew Old Screen These Thirty Well Were Weren Years Yet]
In discussing the process with the actors, I made it clear to them that they could improvise but that the sum total of their improvisation needed to impart certain plot points, and schematic material.
[ Actors Certain Clear Could Discussing Impart Improvisation Improvise Made Material Needed Plot Points Process Schematic Sum Their Them Total]
David Cronenberg knows what we actors do as artists.
[ Actors Artists Cronenberg David Knows]
With acting I am being led by the script, other actors, the director, etc. But with songwriting I feel it is much more self reliant and allows me to be in the creative experience without being as dependent on others.
[ Acting Actors Allows Am Being Creative Dependent Director Etc Experience Feel Led More Much Other Others Reliant Script Self Songwriting Without]
A lot of comic actors derive their main force from childish behavior. Most great comics are doing such silly things; you'd say, 'That's what a child would do.'
[ Actors Behavior Child Childish Comic Comics Derive Doing Force Great Lot Main Most Say Silly Such Their Things Would]
Religious faith depends on a host of social, psychological and emotional factors that have little or nothing to do with probabilities, evidence and logic.
[ Depends Emotional Evidence Factors Faith Host Little Logic Nothing Probabilities Psychological Religious Social]
Directors say that you should get actors before they are recognized. They will be a pain or have an opinion.
[ Actors Before Directors Get Opinion Pain Recognized Say Should Will]
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.
[ Actors Basically Been Came Career Couple Ground Had Infancy Last Most Television Theater Training Until Up Years]
The capitalists speculate on the two following factors: the female worker must be paid as poorly as possible and the competition of female labour must be employed to lower the wages of male workers as much as possible.
[ Capitalists Competition Employed Factors Female Following Labour Lower Male Much Must Paid Poorly Possible Speculate Two Wages Worker Workers]
I loved working on Of Mice and Men. It was a wonderful group of people. John Malkovich is to me one of the best actors around right now-and a lot of fun to work with.
[ Actors Around Best Fun Group John Lot Loved Malkovich Men Mice Right Wonderful Work Working]
We have newsreaders behaving like actors, lowering their voices if it's a sad story, as if we didn't know it's a sad story. There isn't a single cool newsreader.
[ Actors Behaving Cool Know Lowering Sad Single Story Their Voices]
Think of Frank Capra and Preston Sturges. They used the same actors over and over again.
[ Actors Again Frank Over Same Think Used]
I think there are certain actors that have that kind of energy about them, that taking over a room energy.
[ Actors Certain Energy Kind Over Room Taking Them Think]
Actors cannot choose the manner in which they are born. Consequently, it is the one gesture in their lives completely devoid of self-consciousness.
[ Actors Born Cannot Choose Completely Consequently Devoid Gesture Lives Manner Self-Consciousness Their Which]
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.
[ Actors Comedy Cool Dramatic Freshmen High Hollywood Juniors Maybe School Seniors Think Tv]
I mean, you know, actors lives - you're forgotten. Look at Barrymore, and look at all the great actors. They're forgotten after awhile.
[ Actors After Awhile Barrymore Forgotten Great Know Lives Look Mean]
It seems extraordinary to have waited so long into one's life to have found the part that actually uses your basic rhythm. And I think that's always sort of what actors connect up with - their own sort of world.
[ Actors Actually Always Basic Connect Extraordinary Found Into Life Long Own Part Rhythm Seems Sort Their Think Up Uses Waited World Your]
Our feeling is that the most important thing on a set is that actors have enough confidence to try different things. If there's stress or tension, they won't go out on a limb because they won't want to embarrass themselves if they don't feel completely comfortable.
[ Actors Because Comfortable Completely Confidence Different Embarrass Enough Feel Feeling Go Important Limb Most Our Out Set Stress Tension Themselves Thing Things Try Want Won]
Love is the one emotion actors allow themselves to believe.
[ Actors Allow Believe Emotion Love Themselves]
When you consider that you're a character that doesn't speak, but you've still got to react to the other actors, you've got to make a noise of some kind.
[ Actors Character Consider Got Kind Make Noise Other React Some Speak Still]
I think actors have a choice of drawing attention to themselves or living on the outskirts.
[ Actors Attention Choice Drawing Living Outskirts Themselves Think]
Actors are good liars; writers are good liars with good memories.
[ Actors Good Liars Memories Writers]
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?
[ Altering Circumstances Distorted Disturbing Factors Had Held Impossible Just Maxwell More Noted Period Really Result Some Succeeded Therefore Vibration Which]
We must focus much more on developing countries' own policies and priorities, and increase policy and operational coherence between national, regional and multilateral actors.
[ Actors Between Coherence Countries Developing Focus Increase More Much Multilateral Must National Operational Own Policies Policy Priorities Regional]
Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them. They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie.
[ Actors Carry Characters Communicate Great Movie Relationships Silence Their Them Truly Without Words]
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.
[ Actors Carry Far Good Looks Most Mystique Off Only Own Personal Play Their Unfortunately Want Whatever Will]
But you are absolutely right that when the international community decides to help in a meaningful manner a country like Afghanistan, then coordination between the various actors that are involved in these processes is very, very difficult indeed.
[ Absolutely Actors Afghanistan Between Community Coordination Country Decides Difficult Help Indeed International Involved Manner Meaningful Processes Right Then These Various Very]
Actors, after all, dream.
[ Actors After Dream]
I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right hook during my first week on the job. It was awful. They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that.
[ Actors Avoid Awful Doubles During First Hitting Hook Job Michelle Pair Remember Right Sarah Stunt Things Usually Week]
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.
[ Acting Actors Because Blinds Burn Fact Interesting Love Most Nonsense Often Part Pretentious Read Really Rest Script Them Think Very Want Which]
I have always been a Malibu Man, like all actors.
[ Actors Always Been Malibu Man]
Well you know, Woody doesn't rehearse, as opposed to my own method of directing where I really work with actors around a round table for weeks, examining the values of the material, so his technique is very different.
[ Actors Around Different Directing Examining His Know Material Method Opposed Own Really Rehearse Round Table Technique Values Very Weeks Well Where Woody Work]
The filmmaker's got to make it his story and the actors have got to make it their story.
[ Actors Filmmaker Got His Make Story Their]
I never dreamed that shooting a film would be so hard. There was less regulation then of child actors' hours. Even the concept of acting confused me.
[ Acting Actors Child Concept Confused Dreamed Even Film Hard Hours Less Never Regulation Shooting Then Would]
When you see something that is well-written, the actors can get behind it.
[ Actors Behind Get See Something Well-Written]
Every ten years there is a new generation of actors.
[ Actors Every Generation New Ten Years]
The streets and alleys of the ward were notoriously filthy, and the contractors habitually neglected them, not failing, however, to draw their regular payments from the city treasury.
[ Alleys City Contractors Draw Failing Filthy Habitually However Neglected Notoriously Payments Regular Streets Their Them Treasury Ward Were]
Actors worry about bad breath, weight, receding hairlines and why their leading lady looks like their daughter.
[ Actors Bad Breath Daughter Lady Leading Looks Receding Their Weight Why Worry]
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.
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The biological factors underlying race differences in sports have consequences for educational achievement, crime and sexual behavior.
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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.
[ Actors Angelou Around Artists Being Black Dancers Fortune Good Great Greatest Grow Had Maya Musicians Our Singers Some Son Thing Time Up]
A Dumont actor was considered to be too stilted - the way we Dumont actors used to speak.
[ Actor Actors Considered Dumont Speak Too Used Way]
Some actors need to be rattled and some need to be focused.
[ Actors Focused Need Rattled Some]
All good actors are easy to work with. It's the ones that aren't very good who tend to be very difficult.
[ Actors Difficult Easy Good Ones Tend Very Work]
It's only been a couple of times in my life that I've really locked horns with actors. It did not hurt the films, it just hurt the moment of the filmmaking.
[ Actors Been Couple Did Filmmaking Films Horns Hurt Just Life Locked Moment Only Really Times]
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.
[ Actor Actors Been Being Decide Early Fascinating Had Human Myself Never Personality Those Whether]
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.
[ Actors Company Could Create Eventually Great Myself Only Opportunities Other Own Production Then Though Well]
The magic doesn't come from within the director's mind, it comes from within the hearts of the actors.
[ Actors Come Comes Director Hearts Magic Mind Within]
I remember that. I was talking to him and I said how great it would be if actors had a tail because I have animals and a tail is so expressive. On a cat you can tell everything. You can tell if they're annoyed. You can tell whether they're scared.
[ Actors Animals Annoyed Because Cat Everything Expressive Great Had Him How Remember Said Scared Tail Talking Tell Whether Would]
The actors nowadays, both young men and young ladies, don't always wear their period clothes as well as they might. They tend to stomp around a bit in them.
[ Actors Always Around Bit Both Clothes Ladies Men Might Nowadays Period Stomp Tend Their Them Wear Well Young]
You then get into a period a few years ago, where a lot of external factors that we didn't have anything to do with did hit, and some of them at the same time... devaluations, weak economies, you name it, in various parts of the world.
[ Ago Anything Did Economies External Factors Few Get Hit Into Lot Name Parts Period Same Some Them Then Time Various Weak Where World Years]
As actors, we went where we wanted to, and the camera followed us: it was like having another person in the room. There was no formal structure to the process. It was very liberating.
[ Actors Another Camera Followed Formal Having Liberating Person Process Room Structure Us Very Wanted Went Where]
Dustin Hoffman was the greatest. He had so much information to give and he mesmerized me. He really feels for actors who are just starting out and remembers his early days like they were yesterday.
[ Actors Days Dustin Early Feels Give Greatest Had His Hoffman Information Just Mesmerized Much Out Really Remembers Starting Were Yesterday]
I want to keep doing different things. I'd like to do a more personal, dramatic movie next, I think. But as long as it's about characters and good writing and good parts for actors, that's what's important.
[ Actors Characters Different Doing Dramatic Good Important Keep Long More Movie Next Parts Personal Things Think Want Writing]
It's true what people say - that actors are the closest thing there is to children. They play.
[ Actors Children Closest Play Say Thing True]
Most actors are insecure enough already without having a director who adds to that.
[ Actors Adds Already Director Enough Having Insecure Most Without]
I've always thought that actors wanted to be pop musicians and pop musicians wanted to be actors.
[ Actors Always Musicians Pop Thought Wanted]
Um, musicians are funnier you know, than actors on the whole.
[ Actors Funnier Know Musicians Than Um Whole]
Remember: there are no small parts, only small actors.
[ Actors Only Parts Remember Small]
We have to be vulnerable as actors, but we have to protect ourselves.
[ Actors Ourselves Protect Vulnerable]
Most of the top actors and actresses may be working in ten or twelve films at the same time, so they will give one director two hours and maybe shoot in Bombay in the morning and Madras in the evening. It happens.
[ Actors Actresses Bombay Director Evening Films Give Happens Hours Madras May Maybe Morning Most Same Shoot Ten Time Top Twelve Two Will Working]
Being here allows me to make the case that not all aging, narcissistic movie actors whose children could be mistaken for their grandchildren necessarily act with the same motivation.
[ Act Actors Aging Allows Being Case Children Could Grandchildren Here Make Mistaken Motivation Movie Narcissistic Necessarily Same Their Whose]
Washington is no place for a good actor. The competition from bad actors is too great.
[ Actor Actors Bad Competition Good Great Place Too Washington]
I don't know how to construct a career that'll make me famous. Except maybe get my ears pinned back, get my teeth done, and go to America. But then I'll be competing with billions of actors who haven't got false teeth, and who are 25.
[ Actors America Back Billions Career Competing Construct Done Ears Except False Famous Get Go Got Haven How Know Make Maybe Pinned Teeth Then]
But, on balance, we seized the marketplace. We've got a great infrastructure. And yes it's struggling in some areas because of some external factors and some internal factors.
[ Areas Balance Because External Factors Got Great Infrastructure Internal Marketplace Seized Some Struggling Yes]
So there's a lot of people tied into believing that the traditional response to the authorship question. In terms of actors, some people get very angry about it.
[ Actors Angry Authorship Believing Get Into Lot Question Response Some Terms Tied Traditional Very]
I watch actors destroy themselves by trying to get it right.
[ Actors Destroy Get Right Themselves Trying Watch]
Some directors hardly talk to the actors at all.
[ Actors Directors Hardly Some Talk]
And I think, on the other end, there were actors who were not as good as I was, perhaps who could have hung in too, but began to blame everything on race.
[ Actors Began Blame Could End Everything Good Hung Other Perhaps Race Think Too Were]
Actors should be timeless and impersonal.
[ Actors Impersonal Should Timeless]
I like to rehearse with the actors scenes that are not in the script and will not be in the film because what we're really doing is trying to establish their character, and good acting to me is about reacting.
[ Acting Actors Because Character Doing Establish Film Good Reacting Really Rehearse Scenes Script Their Trying Will]
I have friends that are much better actors than I am that had to quit the business because they couldn't survive the auditions or the rejections, or people just didn't realize how good they were.
[ Actors Am Auditions Because Better Business Friends Good Had How Just Much Quit Realize Rejections Survive Than Were]
I get bored at the theatre a lot because I notice that there's not always a connection between the actors. They may be technically proficient, but they're not surprising each other. I'm thrilled by actors who make choices that are surprising.
[ Actors Always Because Between Bored Choices Connection Each Get Lot Make May Notice Other Proficient Surprising Technically Theatre Thrilled]
Oh, the relationship with actors and managers and agents and things is a terrible problem sometimes.
[ Actors Agents Managers Oh Problem Relationship Sometimes Terrible Things]
Actors, lots of times, are great when they have great parts. For me, a lot of times, it's been the part.
[ Actors Been Great Lot Lots Part Parts Times]
Actors cannot go on for over running around the trees.
[ Actors Around Cannot Go Over Running Trees]
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.
[ Actors American Anybody Because Came Chance David Direct Given Going Had Heard Lean Novel Read Speak Style Surprise Well]
I think some actors thrive on working at a much greater pace than I do.
[ Actors Greater Much Pace Some Than Think Thrive Working]
If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors.
[ Able Actors Characters Colorful Confidence Good Got Great Home Imagination Kind Know Lot Make Might Saying Then Would]
Broadway has changed tremendously from the early days when the shows were referred to as musical comedies. Musical Theater is now a more expanded art form. Back then, singer/actors were not the norm. From the 60's to now, it is necessary to do it all to be a consummate Broadway performer.
[ Actors Art Back Broadway Changed Comedies Consummate Days Early Expanded Form More Musical Necessary Norm Now Performer Referred Shows Singer Theater Then Tremendously Were]
We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema - some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
[ Actors Chess Cinema Classical Compare Latter Prefer Rapid Some Theatre Work]
British actors behave like Europeans; they are also extremely well trained.
[ Actors Also Behave British Europeans Extremely Trained Well]
Our present nuclear fusion reactors are classified by the methods used to support the nuclear fusion reaction, which takes place at a temperature much hotter than the surface of the Sun.
[ Classified Fusion Hotter Methods Much Nuclear Our Place Present Reaction Reactors Sun Support Surface Takes Temperature Than Used Which]
That's how I like to do it with actors, have them really go for it and I'll tell them when it's too much. It's always easier to bring it back then to push it further.
[ Actors Always Back Bring Easier Further Go How Much Push Really Tell Them Then Too]
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.
[ 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]
Actors must practice restraint, else think what might happen in a love scene.
[ Actors Else Happen Love Might Must Practice Restraint Scene Think]
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.
[ Anytime Attention Bringing Chance Child Competition Conflicting Difficult Encounter Factors Good Her Him Least Objectives Out Pressure These Time Transitions Worst Your]
I just feel incredibly lucky to be employed when there are so many actors and actresses who are not employed. That's why, you know, I sometimes feel desperate, in case I'm not going to be cast again.
[ Actors Actresses Again Case Cast Desperate Employed Feel Going Incredibly Just Know Lucky Many Sometimes Why]
I think it's easy for directors to stay fresh more than actors, especially once an actor becomes a star. It's hard for Russell Crowe to walk down a street or take a subway. I can fly coach.
[ Actor Actors Becomes Coach Crowe Directors Down Easy Especially Fly Fresh Hard More Once Russell Star Stay Street Subway Take Than Think Walk]
When I decided I wanted to be an actor, I said I wanted to work with quality actors and directors.
[ Actor Actors Decided Directors Quality Said Wanted Work]
I think there are a lot of other actors that are just talented, it's just about this opportunity - it's just about when are we going to be put in those positions where we can shine.
[ Actors Going Just Lot Opportunity Other Positions Put Shine Talented Think Those Where]
We all know that in war the political and military factors have to complement each other.
[ Complement Each Factors Know Military Other Political War]
I watch these actors who when you go to buy a pint of milk you see them smiling on the cover of 20 magazines. Then when you see them in a film it's hard to believe the character because you just see them everywhere.
[ Actors Because Believe Buy Character Cover Everywhere Film Go Hard Just Magazines Milk Pint See Smiling Them Then These Watch]
The role of a do-gooder is not what actors call a fat part.
[ Actors Call Fat Part Role]
Ask everyone whether they're an actor or a doctor or a teacher or whatever is entitled to his or her opinion. But unfortunately, because actors are in the public eye, whether we want it or not, sometimes our opinions carry more weight or influence than they deserve.
[ Actor Actors Ask Because Carry Deserve Doctor Entitled Everyone Eye Her His Influence More Opinion Opinions Our Public Sometimes Teacher Than Unfortunately Want Weight Whatever Whether]
I pick out young people and teach them in less time than it would take me to alter the methods of people from the boards, and I get actors who look the parts they have to fill.
[ Actors Alter Boards Fill Get Less Look Methods Out Parts Pick Take Teach Than Them Time Would Young]
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.
[ Actors Always Bill Dramatic Great Kinds Known Murray Primarily Their Thought Work Worked]
My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors.
[ Actors British Character Great Influences Peter Sellers Were]
A lot of directors are great and they are fine but you know I think that Harry really takes a special point to really engage the actors and really make it feel like a safe place for them to explore whatever it is they want to explore in whatever scene with their character.
[ Actors Character Directors Engage Explore Feel Fine Great Harry Know Lot Make Place Point Really Safe Scene Special Takes Their Them Think Want Whatever]
There are no benefactors in Canada because there is no incentive.
[ Because Benefactors Canada Incentive]
I spend a lot of my time trying to draw the attention of actors to the minute and subtle details of human behavior, which was the sort of thing I was looking at when I was a neurologist.
[ Actors Attention Behavior Details Draw Human Looking Lot Minute Neurologist Sort Spend Subtle Thing Time Trying Which]
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.
[ Actors Certain Had Honored Idolatry Inspired Preceded Sort Way Young]
So if I get these actors for 30% of their price by coming in so late with an offer when they know they are not getting another offer then I do it this way.
[ Actors Another Coming Get Getting Know Late Offer Price Their Then These Way]
Fonda and Gary Cooper had the best sense of timing of all the actors I knew.
[ Actors Best Cooper Fonda Gary Had Knew Sense Timing]
Hollywood is where they shoot too many pictures and not enough actors.
[ Actors Enough Hollywood Many Pictures Shoot Too Where]
Obviously with the onset of cable and satellite, there are more opportunities for programming and original programming, so it creates more opportunities for actors and producers and directors and everything.
[ Actors Cable Creates Directors Everything More Obviously Onset Opportunities Original Producers Programming Satellite]
I figure there are a few actors like Marlon Brando, George C. Scott and Laurence Olivier who have been touched by the hand of God. I'm in the next bunch.
[ Actors Been Brando Bunch Few Figure George God Hand Laurence Marlon Next Olivier Scott Touched]
No, I'm at full height, I'm in the studio, I can actually catch actors by the eye, it's fantastic.
[ Actors Actually Catch Eye Fantastic Full Height Studio]
They didn't act like people and they didn't act like actors. It's hard to explain. They acted more like they knew they were celebrities and all. I mean they were good, but they were too good.
[ Act Acted Actors Celebrities Explain Good Hard Knew Mean More Too Were]
Actors are able to trick themselves into treating anything as if it's fantastic. It's a kind of madness really.
[ Able Actors Anything Fantastic Into Kind Madness Really Themselves Treating Trick]
These are extremely talented actors who are all putting their talents into the Lost in Space movie.
[ Actors Extremely Into Lost Movie Putting Space Talented Talents Their These]
It looks as though yields of over 10 times what we can currently grow per acre are feasible if you control the CO2 concentration, the humidity, the temperature, all the various factors that plants depend on to grow rapidly.
[ Acre Co2 Concentration Control Currently Depend Factors Feasible Grow Humidity Looks Over Per Plants Rapidly Temperature Though Times Various Yields]
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.
[ Actors Around Back Been Card Carry Coke Commercial Guild Know Long Realize Screen Shot Should Time]
I'm as anxious as any viewer would be to see what Temple is going to do next. All I know is that in the second half of the season, he's going to have more sexual tension developing. And it's a great cast - they're all Broadway actors except for me. I aspire to that.
[ Actors Anxious Any Aspire Broadway Cast Developing Except Going Great Half Know More Next Season Second See Sexual Temple Tension Viewer Would]
Actors love mental disorders, dialects, and corsets. Give them one of the three and they're happy.
[ Actors Corsets Dialects Disorders Give Happy Love Mental Them Three]
When actors are being defensive and defending their position, that is when you get less than good acting.
[ Acting Actors Being Defending Defensive Get Good Less Position Than Their]
The advice that I usually give to young actors is that if you can create a character for the stage and keep that character fresh for at least 6 months that means you're doing the show eight times a week.
[ Actors Advice Character Create Doing Eight Fresh Give Keep Least Means Months Show Stage Times Usually Week Young]
Actors often behave like children, and so we're taken for children. I want to be grown up.
[ Actors Behave Children Grown Often Taken Up Want]
What I find sometimes that is tricky is if actors are using too much of their own life in a picture, in a scene, they get locked into a particular way to play the scene, and it lacks an immediacy.
[ Actors Find Get Immediacy Into Lacks Life Locked Much Own Particular Picture Play Scene Sometimes Their Too Tricky Using Way]
Challenge America grants go to the towns and hamlets of this sprawling country, where big touring companies will rarely go, and major actors, actresses, writers and artists may never appear in person.
[ Actors Actresses America Appear Artists Big Challenge Companies Country Go Grants Hamlets Major May Never Person Rarely Sprawling Touring Towns Where Will Writers]
Tim Robbins had real confidence in college. He literally stole actors from the theater department at UCLA to be in his plays. The department heads got so mad at him.
[ Actors College Confidence Department Got Had Heads Him His Literally Mad Plays Real Robbins Stole Theater Tim Ucla]
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.
[ Accomplished Actors Because Disappointment Expectations Great High Just Sets Talented Try Up Work]
It's important to say that actors can't act alone, it's impossible. What we have to do is support each other.
[ Act Actors Alone Each Important Impossible Other Say Support]
If there's anything unsettling to the stomach, it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
[ Actors Anything Lives Personal Stomach Talk Television Their Unsettling Watching]
If you've ever been around a group of actors, you've noticed, no doubt, that they can talk of nothing else under the sun but acting. It's exactly the same way with baseball players. Your heart must be in your work.
[ Acting Actors Around Baseball Been Doubt Else Ever Exactly Group Heart Must Nothing Noticed Players Same Sun Talk Under Way Work Your]
Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror, and you keep making faces all your life.
[ Actors Faces Good Keep Life Making Mirror Out Started Worked Your]
When I was 13 years old, a professional theater company in my town needed a kid actor. I auditioned, and I got the part, so for just a few weeks I became a member of the company and I met some professional actors.
[ Actor Actors Auditioned Became Company Few Got Just Kid Member Met Needed Old Part Professional Some Theater Town Weeks Years]
The young actors coming out of the Universities are well trained.
[ Actors Coming Out Trained Universities Well Young]
Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action; the senses, the work and the doer comprise the threefold basis of action.
[ Action Basis Comprise Doer Factors Knower Knowledge Motivate Object Senses Three Which Work]
There are certain actors who are very good at improvising, like Dustin Hoffman and Glenda Jackson.
[ Actors Certain Dustin Good Hoffman Improvising Jackson Very]
We have too many actors for the jobs available.
[ Actors Available Jobs Many Too]
I've worked with wonderful actors like Marlon Brando and Henry Fonda.
[ Actors Brando Fonda Henry Marlon Wonderful Worked]
And I think it is the genius of actors to be able to escape whatever people are expecting of them. Otherwise you become like a factory worker.
[ Able Actors Become Escape Expecting Factory Genius Otherwise Them Think Whatever Worker]
Mel is a great director because he's not just a director, he's an actor, so he knows how to direct actors. I loved working with him. He's great as a director. He's so intelligent. He's generous. I really loved him.
[ Actor Actors Because Direct Director Generous Great Him How Intelligent Just Knows Loved Mel Really Working]
It's eighty percent script and twenty percent you get great actors. There's nothing else to it.
[ Actors Eighty Else Get Great Nothing Percent Script Twenty]
Actors have to be there and do the work, and that's enough.
[ Actors Enough Work]
We actors are like whores.
[ Actors Whores]
I didn't need the insurance. I do it again if my DP tells me it didn't look good in the camera or if the actors didn't hit their marks. But if everything was working why do it again?
[ Actors Again Camera Everything Good Hit Insurance Look Marks Need Tells Their Why Working]
There are no small parts; there are only small actors.
[ Actors Only Parts Small]
Some actors just won't bend, and then it's a bitch. You either fight or find ways of putting your words in their mouth and letting them say it back at you.
[ Actors Back Bend Either Fight Find Just Letting Mouth Putting Say Some Their Them Then Ways Won Words Your]
I love going to the movies; I love watching good movie actors. They must know something I don't.
[ Actors Going Good Know Love Movie Movies Must Something Watching]
Like De Niro. He's one of the best character actors we have ever had.
[ Actors Best Character De Ever Had Niro]
Many plays - certainly mine - are like blank checks. The actors and directors put their own signatures on them.
[ Actors Blank Certainly Checks Directors Many Mine Own Plays Put Signatures Their Them]
I start with the story, almost in the old campfire sense, and the story leads to both the characters, which actors should best be cast in this story, and the language. The choice of words, more than anything else, creates the feeling that the story gives off.
[ Actors Almost Anything Best Both Campfire Cast Characters Choice Creates Else Feeling Gives Language Leads More Off Old Sense Should Start Story Than Which Words]
Theatre is a sacred space for actors. You are responsible; you are in the driving-seat.
[ Actors Responsible Sacred Space Theatre]
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.
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A lot of actors get concerned about their own image, even going so far as to rewrite a movie to best serve that image. All I want to do is be in good movies.
[ Actors Best Concerned Even Far Get Going Good Image Lot Movie Movies Own Rewrite Serve Their Want]
I think actors are getting so much more power these days, but I'm not. I stay very much away from the decisions, the way in which things are orchestrated, what's been changed. I just try to stay completely in the role as the actor and as the character.
[ Actor Actors Away Been Changed Character Completely Days Decisions Getting Just More Much Power Role Stay These Things Think Try Very Way Which]
Sir Larry could be very strict and a disciplinarian, too. He had many faces; he wore many hats. But, ultimately, he loved the theater and he loved actors.
[ Actors Could Disciplinarian Faces Had Hats Larry Loved Many Sir Strict Theater Too Ultimately Very Wore]
I couldn't care less about actors' trailers and food on sets and stuff like that - I just want to act.
[ Act Actors Care Food Just Less Sets Stuff Trailers Want]
Music and language are a vital element. We, as actors and directors, offer it to people who want to experience it. Sometimes the actual meaning is less important than the words themselves.
[ Actors Actual Directors Element Experience Important Language Less Meaning Music Offer Sometimes Than Themselves Vital Want Words]
Theater actors like to change character roles. They don't like to always do the same thing.
[ Actors Always Change Character Roles Same Theater Thing]
Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other.
[ Assertions Commenting Department Despite Each Enemies Hired News Nothing Opinion Other Pages Rabid Really Times Two Want]
If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year, they would tell that gun control was one of the major contributory factors in the loss of their seats.
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I did start reading quite young but I was always read to by my parents, who are both actors. Bedtime stories from when I was about two/three to when I was about 15. In fact they didn't stop until I eventually kind of kicked them out of my bedroom.
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I love to be in the position of not knowing what I'm gonna do, but having rehearsed all of those so when something happens with the others actors I go with whatever that is I'm getting.
[ Actors Getting Go Gonna Happens Having Knowing Love Others Position Rehearsed Something Those Whatever]
A reporter discovers, in the course of many years of interviewing celebrities, that most actors are more attractive behind a spotlight than over a spot of tea.
[ Actors Attractive Behind Celebrities Course Discovers Interviewing Many More Most Over Reporter Spot Spotlight Tea Than Years]
I'm very cautious about talking about how actors got where they got, as though there is in fact a plan or a way. There is no plan, there is no way, there's no sure set, there's no handbook, on how to get to be an actor.
[ Actor Actors Cautious Fact Get Got Handbook How Plan Set Sure Talking Though Very Way Where]
I like to do theater and hopefully be effective. Most actors, at least contemporary actors of my generation, can't do it. They don't have the chops.
[ Actors Chops Contemporary Effective Generation Hopefully Least Most Theater]
Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.
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I've always just adored music. It's my first love, really. I admire and respect people in the music business. You really have to work hard and diligently. Sometimes actors can be lazy and get away with it, but you can't do that if you're a musician.
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Chris Cooper is one of my favorite actors in the world. I've seen him in most everything he's done.
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People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens, and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors.
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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.
[ Actors Am Deliver Everybody Lines Listen Movies Now Shocked Their Today Understand Watch Way Why]
We're actors. We're the opposite of people.
[ Actors Opposite]
Behind the footlights there is always the applause, which stimulates the actors. On the screen it is a different matter.
[ Actors Always Applause Behind Different Matter Screen Stimulates Which]
Psychoanalysis. Almost went three times - almost. Then I decided what was peculiar about me was probably what made me successful. I've seen some very talented actors go into analysis and really lose it.
[ Actors Almost Analysis Decided Go Into Lose Made Peculiar Probably Psychoanalysis Really Seen Some Successful Talented Then Three Times Very Went]
Actors take risks all the time. We put ourselves on the line. It is creative to be able to interpret someone's words and breathe life into them.
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What is it about actors? God knows I get bored with actors talking about themselves.
[ Actors Bored Get God Knows Talking Themselves]
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.
[ Actors Broadway Certain Discipline Done Fascination Holds Know Necessary Never Only Play Sure Thing]
The public must suffer untold pangs from the stiffness, the deliberate stifling of emotion, on the part of many British actors.
[ Actors British Deliberate Emotion Many Must Pangs Part Public Stifling Suffer Untold]
At that time, about July 5, we had no Iraqi corrections officers working for us. It was a responsibility of the CPA, with contractors, to set up a training program.
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Our people can draw on the tremendous strides made in recent years, not only in terms of advancing themselves spiritually and materially, but also in having weathered social and economic turbulence, triggered, in the main, by factors not of their own creation.
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Heart of America is a movie I'm very proud of. The young actors are great and the story has impact.
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I think that most actors, and they're a very strange lot actors, very strange people, but I think that they attempt to keep in touch with the child.
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Actors are cattle.
[ Actors Cattle]
I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George Lucas would do it.
[ Actors George Lucas Make Movies Sneaking Suspicion Way Were Without Would]
I start with actors that I know personally or I know their work, and there are things about their work or their presence or their own personality that make a character, that exaggerates some qualities and suppresses other qualities. It's always a real collaboration for me.
[ Actors Always Character Collaboration Exaggerates Know Make Other Own Personality Personally Presence Qualities Real Some Start Suppresses Their Things Work]
Reason is the historian, but passions are the actors.
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The great actors we had came from the actor-manager theaters. Not only did they create a team, they were the generals working with the soldiers.
[ Actors Came Create Did Generals Great Had Only Soldiers Team Theaters Were Working]
There are no small parts. Only small actors.
[ Actors Only Parts Small]
You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later.
[ Actors Age Begin Certain Change Depth Later Little Performances Same Technique Their Very Years Young]
After filming I like to go home and lie down with my daughter and have a glass of wine so I don't really socialize with the other actors.
[ Actors After Daughter Down Filming Glass Go Home Lie Other Really Socialize Wine]
There's nothing more boring than actors talking about acting.
[ Acting Actors Boring More Nothing Talking Than]
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.
[ Actor Actors Beautiful Did Does Exaggerating Film His Job Know Knows Most Part Say Should Vince Wonderful Work Young]
I want to prove a point. That point is, actors are artists, not narcissists necessarily.
[ Actors Artists Necessarily Point Prove Want]
When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you throw punches at cartoon characters, they are not there, so you can swing through. It looks like you really decked them.
[ Actors Cartoon Characters Looks Pull Pulled Punches Really Stop Swing Them Through Throw]
I've worked with the greatest actors, and they're all gone. This is what's so desperate to me.
[ Actors Desperate Gone Greatest Worked]
Showtime has given new, young filmmakers - black, white, across the board - an opportunity to make films, as well as actors who want to cross over into directing.
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All actors almost always try to steal some of their wardrobe.
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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.
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It's hard to compare actors from different generations.
[ Actors Compare Different Generations Hard]
There's nothing worse - I don't like listening to actors talk about the process, especially when - I mean, for me I've played a lot of guys, dudes, boys in a sense and this was a challenge for me just to play that official character.
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The love scenes that worked, regardless of the director, were the ones where the actors weren't fearful. When somebody was fearful, you could see it right away. It takes you out of the story, and that's to be avoided at all costs.
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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.
[ Actors Baywatch Exactly Films Funny Looking Opposite Other Smooth These Transformations Unbelievable Watch Were]
Dysfunctional families have sired a number of pretty good actors.
[ Actors Dysfunctional Families Good Number Pretty]
In my movies, there has been little to do in the way of animal rights. I have never worked in a movie with animals. No horse-riding, no trained dogs, lions, bears. A few actors, but what could I do? We had to have them.
[ Actors Animal Animals Bears Been Could Dogs Few Had Lions Little Movie Movies Never Rights Them Trained Way Worked]
It's a lot more fun for actors to cry and rant and rave, or have a drug problem or a drinking problem.
[ Actors Cry Drinking Fun Lot More Problem Rant Rave]
Timing and arrogance are decisive factors in the successful use of talent.
[ Arrogance Decisive Factors Successful Talent Timing Use]
Realizing full well that fine condition and confidence will not in themselves make a champion, it is my belief, however, that they are essential factors.
[ Belief Champion Condition Confidence Essential Factors Fine Full However Make Realizing Themselves Well Will]
I want to work with great directors. I want to work on good material with good actors. I've probably done 20 movies at this point and a lot of independents. It's been an incredible ride and I love it and I'm just going to keep going and doing what I'm doing.
[ Actors Been Directors Doing Done Going Good Great Incredible Independents Just Keep Lot Love Material Movies Point Probably Ride Want Work]
At the White House, everybody works for the same person. They're all part of the same company. But on Capitol Hill, they're all independent contractors. They all work for themselves. That's a formula for getting news.
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I don't like actors who try to talk directors into making their part bigger and that's really lame.
[ Actors Bigger Directors Into Lame Making Part Really Talk Their Try]
There comes a point in many people's lives when they can no longer play the role they have chosen for themselves. When that happens, we are like actors finding that someone has changed the play.
[ Actors Changed Chosen Comes Finding Happens Lives Longer Many Play Point Role Someone Themselves]
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.
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In a collaborative environment directors hire actors because they want their input, not just their bodies.
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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.
[ Actors Actress Better Friends Having Interests Life Live Other Outside Surrounded Theatre Think Time Want]
It's often wrong to write for specific actors because one ends up using what is least interesting about them, their mannerisms and habits. I prefer not to write for specific people.
[ Actors Because Ends Habits Interesting Least Mannerisms Often Prefer Specific Their Them Up Using Write Wrong]
The whole purpose of those attacks was to drive those contractors out. Lots of them had to leave. They were terrified.
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When you put a group of actors together who get along, and we have since day one, they don't become like their roles. What tends to happen is their age disappears and they all deal with each other as friends.
[ Actors Age Along Become Day Deal Disappears Each Friends Get Group Happen Other Put Roles Since Tends Their Together]
I get to play a great character while working with great actors and great directors on a great show.
[ Actors Character Directors Get Great Play Show While Working]
Yes, The Persuaders, that was great fun because one of my favourite actors is Roger Moore.
[ Actors Because Favourite Fun Great Moore Roger Yes]
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.
[ Basis Decisive Development Economic Factors Fields Found Here Internationalism Most Must Profound Seek Social Society Technical Theories]
I can understand why people get annoyed at being remembered for one thing, but a lot of actors aren't remembered for anything. I don't mind that.
[ Actors Annoyed Anything Being Get Lot Mind Remembered Thing Understand Why]
Good actors can sort of see into people and immediately you have a chemistry with them or not. It's like an affair with no mess.
[ Actors Affair Chemistry Good Immediately Into Mess See Sort Them]
I love acting, truly my favorite people are actors.
[ Acting Actors Favorite Love Truly]
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.
[ Actors Amount Enough Even Few Fewer Get Lifestyle Love Lucky Made Money Nice Obviously Steadily Very Work Years]
They're just actors. I much prefer the real thing!
[ Actors Just Much Prefer Real Thing]
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.
[ Actors Always Artist Artists Audience Drag Easy Give Good Got His Inside Out Role Same Seen Singers Supposed Writers]
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.
[ Actors Characters Definitely Doing Feature Film Fun Hit Improvise Lot Make More Realistic Really Ridiculous Specific Them Tone Very Want]
My Mom and Dad did it pretty good, so I know it can work. The foremost thing I would say about working with Robin and Sean is that they were devoted to this project and devoted to their characters. You can't ask for any more from talented actors like that.
[ Actors Any Ask Characters Dad Devoted Did Foremost Good Know Mom More Pretty Project Robin Say Sean Talented Their Thing Were Work Working Would]
Actors do like watching girls parade down the runway for some reason.
[ Actors Down Girls Parade Reason Runway Some Watching]
But what I did think would be interesting is if we created a fictitious story of our own, and then took these stories that we had collected and assigned them to characters who would be played by actors.
[ Actors Assigned Characters Collected Created Did Fictitious Had Interesting Our Own Played Stories Story Them Then These Think Took Would]
I think the show does better with newsmakers and politicians than it does with actors.
[ Actors Better Does Newsmakers Politicians Show Than Think]
Music is always occurring. It is just a matter of marketing, attention, and many other factors, that determines whether people will hear these songs or not.
[ Always Attention Determines Factors Hear Just Many Marketing Matter Music Occurring Other Songs These Whether Will]
I think all great actors - and I don't classify myself as one of them, incidentally - but I think all great actors listen well and I've learned that from a lot of the very good actors with whom I've worked - to really listen to what people say.
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The ideas of the great playwrights are almost always larger than the experiences of even the best actors.
[ Actors Almost Always Best Even Experiences Great Ideas Larger Playwrights Than]
I have, I think to do a play a year is very good if you can afford the time and the energy because it's difficult to do, it's really the actors medium of course, because you're really out there and nobody's yelling cut so, yeah I have.
[ Actors Afford Because Course Cut Difficult Energy Good Medium Nobody Out Play Really Think Time Very Yeah Year Yelling]
Creation is dominated by three absolutely different factors: First, nature, which works upon us by its laws; second, the artist, who creates a spiritual contact with nature and his materials; third, the medium of expression through which the artist translates his inner world.
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Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again.
[ Actors Again Careers Movie Stars Then Work]
It's well known that actors are lousy writers.
[ Actors Known Lousy Well Writers]
I don't know what its like for most actors, but really clearly for myself acting has always been the fulfilment of personal fantasies. It isn't just art, its about being a person I've always wanted to be, or being in a situation, or being a hero.
[ Acting Actors Always Art Been Being Clearly Fantasies Fulfilment Hero Just Know Most Myself Person Personal Really Situation Wanted]
I think the choice of actors that we have is a little more varied and rich here in New York than in L.A.
[ Actors Choice Here Little More New Rich Than Think Varied York]
I learned so much from other actors and they definitely didn't treat me like some sex bomb or bimbo. I felt fully accepted in the regular movie world. I didn't feel categorised.
[ Accepted Actors Bimbo Bomb Definitely Feel Felt Fully Learned Movie Much Other Regular Sex Some Treat World]
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 not worth working with them!
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Now that I'm taking some time off from school, I've been reading a lot to make sure I don't forget everything. It's mostly classics and nonfiction accounts from actors, directors and writers from the '40s and '50s.
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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.
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I had great faith in Irish actors, that they'd be hip to the whole theatre thing, and they are. I had no illusions of coming over here as some kind of big shot. It's been a learning experience for me too.
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I think most actors like to be liked.
[ Actors Liked Most Think]
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.
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You don't have to find out what someone's mechanical abilities are. All those factors are already a known commodity. I've seen teams win championships and have their entire team quit the next day because they weren't happy.
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It made me alive to the fact that the most important thing sometimes is what isn't said - to prepare for moments of revelation that can be read entirely on actors' faces without dialogue.
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The great actresses and actors receive awards for great roles in great films.
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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.
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If you watch the show and the characters don't look at each other while they're talking, the actors probably aren't getting along.
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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.
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I've worked with Steven Spielberg three times. I'm proud to say that I'm one of those actors that continues to get hired by the same directors.
[ Actors Continues Directors Get Hired Proud Same Say Spielberg Steven Those Three Times Worked]
What we do as actors is we go through phases where you superficially learn all this information.
[ Actors Go Information Learn Phases Superficially Through Where]
A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
[ Actors Instead Instruments Parts Play Stage Symphony Written]
I read a lot of scripts. Most of 'em go to other actors.
[ Actors Em Go Lot Most Other Read Scripts]
Actors don't have real value.
[ Actors Real Value]
Each man has an equal social right to multiply his power of motion by all the social factors of civilization. Private property in any of these factors is inconsistent with this fundamental right; it must, obviously, prove a source of economic despotism and industrial slavery.
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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.
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I got to draw monsters, robots and write funny stories. I loved doing that stuff and working with the actors. But it got to be less and less that stuff and more about trying to be everywhere and not being able to do one thing very enjoyably.
[ Able Actors Being Doing Draw Everywhere Funny Got Less Loved Monsters More Robots Stories Stuff Thing Trying Very Working Write]
There's nothing more boring than unintelligent actors, because all they have to talk about is themselves and acting. There have to be other things.
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A lot of actors talk about doing their homework, but very few of them do it.
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I am not one of those actors who believes he has to live the part he is playing. I can turn it on and off.
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Somehow I got to be one of five or six actors that the directors would use as guinea pigs at this directing colloquium, where people pay to listen to and watch the directors direct.
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The motivation part is all essential in keeping my voice, but there are the human factors of discipline.
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As a producer, I think one of the most important decisions you make is not necessarily the material you are working on but the production apparatus that you choose to develop the project with, and that determines what funding you go to, it determines many factors.
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You have to pretend to live in those clothes that they lived in, to live within the climate that they had then. You have to imagine with the help, obviously, of all the other technicians that are around - the writer, the director, the other actors.
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I told her it was a bigger than life musical, that all the actors were going to be about the same age, late twenties into thirties. It would be a style; a kind of surreal high school.
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You respect all of these people that you know in the business as actors. And they sort of turn around and say, we really like your work. It's a nice acknowledgment.
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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.
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Actors, I don't think, ever really grow up. I'm hoping that that rejuvenating process applies to me, too. It has so far. I've been very lucky.
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When you know your cast well and their strengths and weaknesses, you can start writing for them, just the way Shakespeare wrote for his actors.
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But all actors go through the process, it's hit and miss, you have achievement and failure.
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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.
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So I find the fascination, the love, the incredible skill and everything to do with acting, writing plays, and doing them, just darling. Lovely. I love actors.
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People who call themselves actors and can't ever get work; they do need to get another profession.
[ Actors Another Call Ever Get Need Profession Themselves Work]
With the other fellow actors who have gone astray, I think it's sad that society wants to label the business as doing this to people. It's really not true.
[ Actors Astray Business Doing Fellow Gone Label Other Really Sad Society Think True Wants]
The thing about film-making is I give it everything, that's why I work so hard. I always tell young actors to take charge. It's not that hard. Sign your own cheques, be responsible.
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I think the best actors are the most generous, the kindest, the greatest people and at their worst they are vain, greedy and insecure.
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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.
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People imagine that actors are being offered everything and you are not. So things come in and sometimes there are things that I want and can't get a meeting on, or go to a different actors.
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I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool. The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent.
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The Oscar nomination made me a recognizable name to other actors and people in general.
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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.
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I could have gone the route of a lot of these former child actors, but I didn't want that for myself. Like I said, when I was 14 years old, I decided to quit. I didn't ever want to do it again.
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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.
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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.
[ Actors Been Bigger Done Films Integrity Kept Kind Look Nervous Respect Same Situation Still Than Them Those Time Work]
A lot of American actors I work with are in character all day long. You can't talk to them. It's Method and the whole thing.
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