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“Everyone can walk and talk. Your job is to create magic.”
“Let me tell you something. You can continue to live in your little fantasy world with your baseball cards and the autographed bullshit or whatever the fuck is it you do, but me, I got to eat and pay the rent. Phone sex is acting, and if you don't like it, you can step.”
“- First A.D.: He says the Minotaur prosthetic is too tight, so he can't act.
- John Chambers: If he could act, he wouldn't be playing the Minotaur.”
“The equivalent for a normal person would be to go into work each day in your underwear and try and do your job that you normally do. All of a sudden you can't do anything. That's how a comedian feels when he's doing a new bit.”
“- Harry Binelli: Hurry up, before they come back. And, groan, groan, stagger about and don't die too soon! You must take your time. And you mustn't die before 11 o'clock.
- Leo Davis: Don't you worry! I'll give you the best performance you ever saw in a hotel bedroom!
- Gordon Miller: That's the spirit! Good luck, Davis. Drop dead!”
What? Act? Did anyone care if Marilyn Monroe could act? All they cared was, "Was she in focus?".
“- Sharpay Evans: You were so loyal. And sweet.
- Tiara Gold: That's called acting. You should try it sometime.”
“I was a fourteen-year-old boy for thirty years.”
“No comic can be great in films without two things — a great story which gives you a character to play, and a great director.”
“The best actors do not let the wheels show. This is the hardest kind of acting, and it works only if you look as if you are not acting at all.”
“People ask me 'how come you been around so long?' Well, it's through playing the part of Mr. Average Joe American.”
“There's nothing so offensive to me as watching an actor with his ego.”
“Once I get a hold of a character, get a hold of their essence, I'm just as excited the next time I create it.”
“I was always the guy behind the guy behind the gun.”
“He's a very, very bad actor, but he absolutely loves doing it.”
“I think Spencer always thought that acting was a rather silly way for a man to make a living.”
“Acting is like roller-skating. Once you know how to do it, it is neither stimulating nor exciting.”
“The important thing for a star is to have an interesting face. He doesn't have to move it very much. Editing and camerawork can always produce the desired illusion that a performance is being given.”
“Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.”