I didn't think that a career in theater was very realistic so I thought the only thing I could make money doing and still be somewhat artistic was, god help me, advertising.
I really don't think there is anybody in the business with better eyes than Elijah Wood.
Hamlet is a remarkably easy role. Physically it's hard because it tends to be about three hours long and you're talking the whole time. But it's a simple role and it adapts itself very well, because the thing about Hamlet is, we all are Hamlet.
If I'm doing my job as an actor, the audience knows everything I know about the character.
There's the private persona and the public persona and the two shall never meet.
If you fall in love with somebody you're working with, fine, but wait till your project is over.
I manage to hide in my movies.
I live with an 18-month-old Jack Russell named Chicken. He moved in about 15 months ago, and it was very hard at first because I work a lot and he doesn't.
It's good to overexpose yourself with work. But don't expose yourself too much with the press.
My publicist told me not to talk about politics but, yes, I think we have a president who stole the election.
You should never ask actors about politics.
Style, no matter how outrageous it is, is still an expression of someone's personality. And my personality is somewhere stuck in the classics.
As soon as you know what you're doing, you're doing it wrong.