I'm really acting now.. Tom Servo
When an actor has money he doesn't send letters, he sends telegrams.
.. Unless the actor is able to discourse most eloquently without opening his lips, he lacks the prime essential of a finished artist.
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.
The art of acting consists in keeping people from coughing.
The actor can be compared to the soldier. The former dazzled by his triumphs, sighs continually for the struggles of stage- life; the latter filled with the glory he has acquired on the battlefield, cannot resign himself to peace.
The actor is too prone to exaggerate his powers; he wants to play Hamlet when his appearance is more suitable to King Lear.
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An actor who knows his business ought to be able to make the London telephone directory sound enthralling.
Only a great actor finds the difficulties of the actor?s art infinite.
Practice as if you are the worst, perform as if you are the best.
I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.
My sister wanted to be an actress. She never made it, but she does live in a trailer.. So she got halfway. She's an actress, she's just never called to the set.
To grasp the full significance of life is the actor's duty, to interpret it is his problem, and to express it his dedication.
My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail.