Quotes about Actors, Acting and Theatre

Quotes about Actors, Acting and Theatre

One of the weird things about Hollywood is we're all imposters; we're all just glammed up.

HollywoodJames McAvoy
 
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You have to love the characters you play, even if no one else does.

Glenn Close
 
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I know I walk a fine line between being a respected actor and being what they call a sex symbol.

Eva Mendes
 
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The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.

Jessamyn West
 
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Dysfunctional families have sired a number of pretty good actors.

Gene Hackman
 
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The point of acting is to pretend you're someone else and sell a story.

Henry Cavill
 
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When you act, your whole body is the instrument.

Charles Bronson
 
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I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character.

John Candy
 
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You don't pay an actor to act. An actor will do that for free because we love to act. You pay an actor to wait.

John Candy
 
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Every actor is somewhat mad, or else he'd be a plumber or a bookkeeper or a salesman.

Bela Lugosi
 
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I'm a con artist in that I'm an actor. I make people believe something is real when they know perfectly well it isn't.

John Lithgow
 
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Working with amazing people, you continue to learn and develop yourself, as an actor and as a person.

Josh Hutcherson
 
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You have no idea how fragile an actor's self-worth is.

Elia Kazan
 
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I do movies I would go to see.

Sam Worthington
 
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As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character.

Matt LeBlanc
 
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A good director creates an environment, which gives the actor the encouragement to fly.

MoviesKevin Bacon
 
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I have a very schoolish approach to acting. I like to do my homework, know more about the character, and study it. It's all about the craft.

Urvashi Rautela
 
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I am looking for strong characters rather than being just a pretty girl. Actresses can do so much more than looking good.

Disha Patani
 
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Every actor and actress is possessed of the absorbing passion to create something distinctive and unique.

Hattie McDaniel
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When you act, you're always playing a version of yourself. You can't bring more to the role than what you are.

Bradley Whitford
 
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At the beginning of every role I take, I have to start from basics and build it up. It's like a new construction.

Kim Cattrall
 
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Everyone says villains are thankless parts, but those are really the best roles.

Liev Schreiber
 
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As an actor you have one great fear: pimples.

Jonathan Brandis
 
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You know, be an actor because you love to act. Don't be an actor because you think you're going to get famous, because that's luck.

Whoopi Goldberg
 
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Being rich and famous has never been my goal at all. I love to act and I want to be able to do really great parts.

Jenn Proske
 
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I think I think in the moment. So when I'm in character, I'm in character, and I'm obviously thinking about what's going on around me, but it's easier to do stuff when you're in character.

Sacha Baron Cohen
 
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I'm just an ordinary person who has an extraordinary job.

Julia Roberts
 
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Ask not what the role can do for you; ask what you can do for the role.

Ricardo Montalban
 
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I don't know what acting is, but I enjoy it.

Anthony Hopkins
 
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Acting has always been a way for me to express myself, and show all my vulnerabilities and flaws through my characters.

Alexia Fast
 
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Actresses have more fear of being disliked. I, on the other hand, revel in it.

PopularityMichael Douglas
 
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The stage can be a wonderful partner in the process of self-discovery.

TheaterHigh School Musical - 3: Senior Year, by Ms. Darbus
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I don't know what else I could do but pretend to be an actor.

Alec Guinness
 
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It's a great feeling to think that I can be a friend to so many people through my movies.

River Phoenix
 
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On the stage, you have to find truth, even if you have to lose the audience.

Anthony Quinn
 
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In Europe an actor is an artist. In Hollywood, if he isn't working, he's a bum.

HollywoodAnthony Quinn
 
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Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.

TheaterAlan Rickman
 
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