I trained as a theater actor and you had a bare stage and you had to pretend, one prop and you are in the middle of 8th Ave. and traffic is just going by.
I'm not Jack Nicholson. I'm not Brando. But I do mumble.
We've gotta get out of here. I think I'm getting the fear man.
I don't think I could be a foot soldier. I don't know if I could take orders too good. I'm a little lazy.
There have been some wars that been necessary in some ways. I think WWII was an important war. If the situation right now was like WWII, I'm sure you would be all for it. I believe in war but I'm not clear with what's going on now.
Before I was ever in high school, I had dark circles under my eyes. The rumor was I was a junkie. I have dark circles under my eyes, deal with it.
When some people get parts, they feel they can now relax, but for me it was always the opposite. Sometimes before I do a movie or before I act out a scene, I may not sleep well the night before. If I don't know what the scene is about, I might get all worked up.
There's a lot of Latinos right now, a lot of filmmakers and writers that are Latin too.
You have to kill to survive. People have been doing it forever. I eat meat, and I eat fish. If I were on a deserted island I would need that to survive.
To be honest with you, I'd rather not be working. When you work, there are all sorts of deadlines and pressures. I like to do one thing and take my time to do the other one.
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.
Hopefully, I can play both sides of the fence. That's probably what winning the Oscar gives me, the chance to do something with a studio and do other things that I really want to do.