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Actor Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Actor.

There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Equality

I consider myself a character actor.
- Brittany Murphy

I'm an actor and it happened to go my way that day.
- Aaron Eckhart

I've probably had more jobs than any other actor living.
- Dick Van Patten

 

When a performance isn't working, it's usually because
the actor is trying to do something and they're not
able to express their idea very well.
It's a muddled expression.
- Casey Affleck

Every actor has a natural animosity toward every other actor,
present or absent, living or dead.
- Louise Brooks

And I have been able to establish this sort of decent
reputation as being a decent character actor.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

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I love working with children and this young boy,
Thomas Sangster, is quite a remarkable young actor.
He raises your game, you know.
He certainly raised mine.
- Liam Neeson

To have a songwriter that wrote so specifically what I felt to be true...
I've never been much of an actor either.
If something is real for me, then I can do it.
- Barry McGuire

All my friends were going off to be professionals,
and I said I wanted to be an actor.
- Harrison Ford

And, you know, when you are a kid, everybody wants to be an actor.
I think that everybody wants to be in show business,
frankly.
- Brent Spiner

Acting is really scary, but it's also challenging,
fun, hard work.
There's always an element of improvisation with every actor,
even when something is really scripted.
- Michael Pitt

This is a dream come true.
To wake up in a place that I own and go to work in
New York City as an actor -
I feel like Mary Tyler Moore throwing her friggin' hat in the air.
- Christopher Meloni

I wanted to be an actor when I was a kid.
- Stanley Tucci

I think it kind of took being a character actor to
kind of now enter into leading ladies.
- Patricia Clarkson

Every actor wants to direct.
- Theodore Bikel

I'm a character actor so I've jumped around to all kinds of things.
- Joe Mantegna

Trying different things is very important to me.
I see people and want to wear their clothes and drive
in their cars for awhile.
That's probably one reason I became an actor.
- Fred Ward

I didn't believe that I'd ever be lucky enough to be
able to make a living as an actor.
- Sydney Pollack

And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you.
If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in.
- Morgan Freeman

As an actor, your life experience is just as important as studying.
- Jane Badler

I've been a professional actor now for 38 years.
A long time.
And it's wonderful to earn your living doing something that you love.
To think people actually give you money for it!
- Derek Jacobi

I feel that I am a good actor.
- Burt Lancaster

There's the most resistance to an actor singing.
It's like I'm being disloyal to my industry.
- Kevin Bacon

I wasn't an actor.
They they take the externals.
Here I was, a kid thrown into Hollywood with a brand-new name,
starring in motion pictures.
- Tab Hunter

When they asked Jack Benny to do something for the Actor's Orphanage -
he shot both his parents and moved in.
- Bob Hope

As an actor we're just like workers in a factory,
we provide our services to directors.
- Chow Yun-Fat

There's a certain arrogance to an actor who will look
at a script and feel like,
because the words are simple, maybe they can paraphrase it and make it better.
- Mary Steenburgen

As an actor, you have to have your history.
- Nora Dunn

My goal as an actor has always been to reach a level
where I can find a lot of interesting work,
and I think I'm at that point now.
The Oscar has given me a lot of recognition.
- Benicio Del Toro

In the studio the director controls the actor's every move,
every inflection, every expression.
- Bela Lugosi

At 27, it's great to get to a place where I'm not an actor for hire anymore.
- Ryan Phillippe

If you catch me saying 'I am a serious actor,'
I beg you to slap me.
- Johnny Depp

You have no idea how fragile an actor's self-worth is.
- Elia Kazan

Then I got out of the service, and I was going to be a Shakespearean actor.
- Harvey Korman

An actor should never be larger than the film he's in.
- Christian Bale

Normally, an actress has to work to bring out her male side.
In our case, the dynamic is reversed.
The actor playing her modelled himself on Sharon Stone.
- Edward Hall

I don't like to repeat myself as an actor.
- Joe Lando

I'm not the kind of actor who goes into exhaustive research for each role.
- Clive Owen

My work is to reach people with ideas,
hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight,
and revelation.
That's what an actor wants to do.
- John Astin

Just call me a family man and an actor who digs his whole scene,
side interests and all.
Just say I feel mighty good at the ripe old age of 27.
- Bobby Darin

I started to act in highschool and became a professional actor at 19.
- Nick Mancuso

Money isn't a major motivating force in my life.
Nor is my profession.
There are other things that I care more about than being an actor.
- Kevin Costner

Maybe that's my lot in life as an actor,
to be the guy who gets crapped on everywhere he goes.
Oh God.
- Rider Strong

Fifteen years before I became a screen actor,
I was in the theatre.
A lot of my work was comedy, which I loved doing.
It's harder.
- Ben Kingsley

And my dad, you're a great actor but you're a better father.
- Angelina Jolie

The film business is absurd.
Stars don't last very long.
It's much more interesting to be a proper actor.
- Tom Courtenay

I consider myself a very lucky actor that,
approaching 60, I'm still employed and employable.
- John Lithgow

The thing about Canada is, you're not really considered
a Canadian actor unless you do something with the CBC.
- Lexa Doig

I don't think I could be happy as an actor if there was a tyrant on the set.
- David Warner

I'd like to see myself married with a child and hopefully
still involved in the entertainment business as an
actor who is also able to write a bit and direct some projects.
- Fred Savage

But the one thing that I did do was establish myself as a good actor.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

I grind my teeth and keep my thumbs in so tight that I've dislocated them,
just not to scream.
Sometimes as an actor one is lucky enough to be asked to scream.
- Jane Birkin

Inside I never said I wanted to do theatre or be an actor.
- Sebastian Bach

If you want to be an actor, you need to learn how to act first,
even in sketch comedy.
- Nicole Sullivan

So I went and did an audition and became the biggest radio actor in Sydney,
and that's how it all started.
- Rod Taylor

If they're willing to pay you what you think you're worth for it,
that's why an actor goes to work.
A lot of times they want to pay you a lot for a picture you don't want to do.
- Kurt Russell

A lot of my friends are struggling musicians.
Being a struggling actor, it's just frustrating because
you're not allowed to do what you want to do.
- Gina Gershon

I will say nothing to an actor that cannot be translated into action.
- Elia Kazan

I very rarely get nervous as an actor.
Very rarely.
- Corin Nemec

I saw and I met a lot of people who were in the field.
It also provided a context in which I came to respect what the actor did,
because I saw how difficult it actually was to do.
- Ron Silver

I feel really privileged to be an actor,
to be paid to do something I love.
- Orlando Bloom

So from an actor's perspective, you really have no idea how you're acting.
- Ice T

There are lots of wonderful old Italian actors.
You don't need to take an Egyptian to play an Italian actor.
- Omar Sharif

The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.
- Jessamyn West

I've never been one of those actors who has touted
myself as a fascinating human being.
I had to decide early on whether I was to be an actor or a personality.
- Robert De Niro

It's kind of interesting to be a director who is all
of a sudden being an actor playing an agent.
This is my whole world!
- Mark Rydell

I see my job as an actor to be as good a channel as I can be.
Acting is a gift, and I have respect for it.
- Lili Taylor

In motion pictures, the actor rules.
The camera served the actor.
- Richard Donner

I think I would not be described as a character actor
in that I don't take on characteristics which are very alien to me.
- Jeremy Irons

Arnold Schwarzenegger, I don't know if you'd call him a great actor,
but he's amazing in terms of his presence,
and he is interesting enough that you want to watch him.
- F. Murray Abraham


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