Quotation Explorer - 'Actor'

I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor. - Roger Moore
Sometimes being an actor is like being some kind of detective where you're on the search for a secret that will unlock the character. - Philip Seymour Hoffman
Even the world’s greatest actor cannot fake an erection. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You as a soul you are alive, you as an actor - dead, as a character - dead... That's life, like it or not, it's not my problem! - Deyth Banger
Only criminals and madmen walk into Central Park after midnight...or, occasionally, an actor. (Dark City Lights) - Jane Dentinger
A Writer is Actor, Creator, Director & Producer Of HIS Life. Ask ME anything. - Nirav Sanchaniya
Some of the greatest love affairs I've known have involved one actor - unassisted. - Wilson Mizner
When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary.' - Alfred Hitchcock
Modesty in an actor is as fake as passion in a call girl. - Jackie Gleason
It's my job to play this role that I'm cast in to the very best of my ability, the same as any other actor. You can't possibly be yourself in the public eye. All the little things that make us human don't stand up under the scrutiny of the camera. [on being a public figure] - Adrian Lamo
Disney, of course, has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor, he just tears him up. - Alfred Hitchcock
The stage lost a fine actor, just as science lost an acute reasoner, when he became a specialist in crime. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
I trained for three years at drama school to be an actor - not a celebrity.
I don't know what is better than the work that is given to the actor - to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself. - Laurence Olivier
Scratch an actor - and you'll find an actress. - Dorothy Parker
Being an actor is easy, just picture someone in a room and you outside waiting for your cue to go in. Elliot Gould's been trying that for forty years. - George Burns
An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer. - Marlon Brando
So fast you couldn't realise it, from one face to another - that's called an actor. Then what happens??Victim a killer, victim a killer wow. One time be a part of a victim, other being a part of a killer - awesome just awesome. - Deyth Banger
It has been acknowledged by many that an actor often plays the character in a reel life better than other contenders only if that projected picture role or image is opposite to his/her actual nature in a real life. It is usually a good method to know the true identity of a Cine and TV personality. - Anuj Somany
I had the privilege of being able to choose, or at least have the opportunity to work at, being anything but an actor. - Benedict Cumberbatch
The out-of-work actor wears out more than shoe leather. The very sensibilities that make him an artist are shattered by the disregard he is shown as a human being. - Bette Davis
When someone who is known for being comedic does something straight, it' s always 'a big breakthrough' or a 'radical departure.' Why is it no one ever says that if a straight actor does comedy? Are they presuming comedy is easier? - Carol Burnett
An actor must never be afraid to make a fool of himself. - Harvey Cocks
I think I know where my life went wrong. For all the world's a stage and I'm a lousy actor! - Greg Curtis
Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull. - Rod Serling
Any actor who tells you that they have become the people they play, unless they’re clearly diagnosed as a schizophrenic, is bullshitting you. - Gary Oldman
I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business. - Bette Davis
Being a celebrity has taught me to hide, but being an actor has opened my soul. - Meryl Streep
An actor cannot and must not become more important than the story. - kambiz shabankareh
As a writer, I am just an actor in a play, telling a story that needs to be told. - Rita Webb
I no longer believe that William Shakespeare the actor from Stratford was the author of the works that have been ascribed to him. - Sigmund Freud
You must become the producer, director and actor in the unfolding story of your life. - Wayne W. Dyer
There is a perfect rout of characters in every man—and every man is like an actor’s trunk, full of strange creatures, new & old. But an actor and his trunk are two different things - Wallace Stevens
You know who I pray to? Joe Pesci. Two reasons: First of all, I think he's a good actor, okay? To me, that counts. Second, he looks like a guy who can get things done. Joe Pesci doesn't fuck around. In fact, Joe Pesci came through on a couple of things that God was having trouble with. - George Carlin
An author is similar to an actor. They play many characters in their lives—photographer, nurse, dancer, doctor, writer, etc. As an author, you have to learn your craft, know each and every element to become that character you’re writing about to be able to live and breathe what they do. - Mischa Temaul
An actor is just a part of a movie, but director - he is the movie. - Amit Kalantri
My gosh, I love food. If I wasn’t an actor, I could be a completely different body shape right now. - Hugh Jackman
Condemn the fault, and not the actor of it? - William Shakespeare
Don't Become An Artist, Actor, Muscian, Producer or Writer, Etc, For Only The Money. You May Be Very Dissapointed. - Chris Mentillo
A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that's fine, but they should do something else first, so they've got something to fall back on. It doesn't work like that, as far as I'm concerned. - Ewan McGregor
When you die you say "Game Over" and that's all the game is over. You as an actor you die with this character stuff, but a new character is build. - Deyth Banger
Life as a Person is Unfair, Life as an Actor is Bullshit - Joshua Teya
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