Quotes containing word "actor"

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Sell also: doer, player, thespian, worker

Definitions and meanings of word "actor"

• Noun: a theatrical performer

• Noun: a person who acts and gets things done; examples: "he's a principal actor in this affair", "when you want something done get a doer", "he's a miracle worker"

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Kevin Bacon
11 quotes about actor
American Actor
Born Tuesday 8 July 1958
Vincent D'Onofrio
9 quotes about actor
American Writer, Actor, Producer, Director
Born Tuesday 30 June 1959
Catherine Deneuve
6 quotes about actor
French Actress
Born Friday 22 October 1943
Elia Kazan
6 quotes about actor
American Writer, Actor, Producer, Director
Tuesday 7 September 1909 - Sunday 28 September 2003
Jeff Daniels
6 quotes about actor
American Actor, Musician, Playwright
Born Saturday 19 February 1955
Derek Jacobi
4 quotes about actor
British Actor, Director
Born Saturday 22 October 1938
Curtis Armstrong
6 quotes about actor
American Actor, Producer
Born Friday 27 November 1953
John Hawkes
5 quotes about actor
American Actor
Born Friday 11 September 1959
Anthony Anderson
5 quotes about actor
American Writer, Actor, Comedian
Born Saturday 15 August 1970
James Dean
5 quotes about actor
American Actor
Sunday 8 February 1931 - Friday 30 September 1955
Hugh Dancy
4 quotes about actor
British Actor, Model
Born Thursday 19 June 1975
Javier Bardem
5 quotes about actor
Spanish Actor
Born Saturday 1 March 1969

My dad had been an actor... not only had my dad been an actor, but his dad had been an actor, and my great-grandfather had been an actor. And who knows before then?

David Hyde Pierce

Words: dad, actor, knows, before
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An actor is an actor is an actor. The less personality an actor has off stage the better. A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays.

Arthur Lowe

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Well, an actor is an actor is actor, to paraphrase someone or other and the opportunity to work, to have a steady engagement, certainly seemed like an appealing concept to me.

Walter Koenig

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You can't get an actor to do something that is beyond his range, so you have to be aware of the range of the actor and, if necessary, alter the part to suit the actor.

John Boorman

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Dakota Fanning is a child, but she is a wonderful actor. I don't know what a child actor is. She's an actor who's a child.

Denzel Washington

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The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor has to work on is his mind.

Stella Adler

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If there's anything I'd hate as a son-in-law, it's an actor; and if there's anything I think I'd hate worse than an actor as a son-in-law, it's an English actor.

Joseph P. Kennedy

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I never dreamed about being an actor, because that was out of reach. Coming from a small town that was big in farming, and also big in clothing factories, you don't dream about being a professional football player or an actor.

Herschel Walker

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I feel like I'm a good actor, but I wouldn't call myself a gifted actor.

Adam Pascal

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But I would like to think that it's the actor that makes the difference in these cases. Not the director, not the guy that wrote the book, not the guy that adapted it for the screen, but the actor.

Ray Walston

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The actor should not play a part. Like the Aeolian harps that used to be hung in the trees to be played only by the breeze, the actor should be an instrument played upon by the character he depicts.

Alla Nazimova

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If you were a kid actor, if you had any plans of being an actor as an adult, you were really barking up the wrong tree.

Susan Olsen

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I see myself doing Harry Potter films as long as I'm enjoying it and as long as they are going to challenge me as an actor. I want to be an actor - it's my aspiration - so I want to do other films. I want to write something and I want to direct something!

Daniel Radcliffe

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I had to learn how to become a real actor, I had to suffer and be rejected and face that 100 times just like every actor. It wasn't like someone handed it to me.

Donnie Wahlberg

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I was fortunate as a young actor, to go straight to the RSC, where I learned that being an actor can bring with it wonderful responsibilities.

Ben Kingsley

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You have to get through the Hamlet hoop as a young actor. Your classical qualifications are based on the quality of your Hamlet. And then, as an older actor, you have to get through the Lear hoop. And I'm approaching the Lear hoop.

Derek Jacobi

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To be an actor, a true actor, you have to be brokenhearted.

Shia LaBeouf

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The only thing we don't do together is get in front of an actor and show any indecision at all about what we think. We don't always agree, so we meet privately, then one or the other will approach the actor.

Bobby Farrelly

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I'm a director's actor; I'm a storyteller's actor.

Michael Ironside

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Being a film actor is very different from a theatre actor.

Catherine Deneuve

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