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Talented Actors Quotes


"Billy Campbell who is... I... truly one of the most talented actors today." - Sela Ward

"A lot of talented actors still have to pay their bills." - Mark Wahlberg

"I'm an actor's director. I love it when talented actors can bring characters to life." - Fred Durst

"There are so many talented people in film today. There seem to be poor scripts, but the actors and actresses are very talented." - Frederick Lenz

"Talented people without discipline don't go anywhere." - Royce Gracie

"They can't make any of these talented young actors Fletch. You might as well make a movie called Chevy Chase." - Chevy Chase

"These are extremely talented actors who are all putting their talents into the Lost in Space movie." - Mark Goddard

"There are lots of actors out there who are hugely, hugely talented and haven't got the breaks I've had." - Kit Harington

"There are so many talented young actors in the industry. I'm just happy to have a job!" - Colton Haynes

"Luckily, I had that experience on 'Homeland,' to work with these unreal people who are unbelievably talented, great actors." - Diego Klattenhoff

"If I am not right for something there are many talented actors out there that will get it." - Tara Strong

"There are a lot of actors that are insanely talented, so I don't say who my favorite is anymore." - Max Thieriot

"Working with [Kyle Chandler] in the scene was like playing tennis. You work with really talented actors, I think they make other actors look really, really good." - Michael B Jordan

"You can't trust actors." - Emma Roberts

"You can take wonderfully talented actors, wonderfully talented writers and producers, and, uh, do a wonderful show!... but if it doesn't hit with the public in two minutes, it's bye-bye." - Charlotte Rae

"The best and most talented directors - and I think it goes for people too - are the most confident in giving room to their actors and trusting them." - Ari Graynor

"There are so many filmmakers who are so talented, and actors and writers who work so hard, and it's really hard to let your work enter the world." - Brit Marling

"I feel very lucky to be part of this amazing show [Exorcist] with such an amazing cast of actors, with a really talented writer behind it all." - Alfonso Herrera

"An actor can be as talented as another, but if he doesn't stick to what the director's intentions are, it all falls down. I adore working with actors." - Nicholas Ray

"There are actors who are really fantastically talented at being natural on screen and appearing to be themselves, but I like the challenge of becoming somebody else." - Toni Collette

"Casting young people is always so difficult, and they got it so right in 'Game of Thrones.' All the young actors are amazingly talented and so professional." - Joe Dempsie

"I knew Matt Damon and Ben Affleck were really talented. As actors, they were both studly young men, and they had great writers' chops." - Robin Williams

"I love working with Sally Field, and Steve Buscemi is one of the most giving, talented actors I've ever worked with." - Mekhi Phifer

"I'm a fool for a good role in a creative piece where there are really such talented writers and wonderful actors." - Sissy Spacek

"There are so many examples of talented actors working today, no matter how they live their private lives. I'm lucky that people believe me when I'm in character." - Neil Patrick Harris

"I was talented but crazy, semi-autistic and eccentric." - Andrew Hill

"If you're young and talented, it's like you have wings." - Haruki Murakami

"When you're talented, you're talented." - Alicia Keys

"There are so many young talented actors today whose work I respect and admire - Ryan Gosling is probably primary among them. I take inspiration from so many amazing actors." - Daniel Sunjata

"Comedians are not usually actors, but imitations of actors." - Johann Georg Zimmermann

"Generally speaking, actors are allowed NO input. Actors are dumb." - Dirk Benedict

"Film actors are, by nature, more complicated than stage actors." - Margaret Rutherford

"Most cartoonists are failed actors." - Milton Caniff

"All people are half actors." - Dana Andrews

"Actors should never give interviews." - Daniel Day-Lewis

"I want to keep working. I want to step away from young adult fiction. I want to do theater periodically - Farragut North reminded me how great it is. I started out in theater. I trained in theater and then I kind of fell into film and TV. I want to work with interesting artists, talented actors, talented directors, and talented scripts. Not necessarily leading roles." - Max Irons

"I've got a lot to learn, and I'm very blessed to work with such talented actors. I'm nowhere near my goal. It's all about applying yourself and taking time to work and train." - Kellan Lutz

"There are a lot of actors that are more talented than me at Second City who quit it before they even got to a paying status. Weird luck. I had no other option." - Bill Murray

"Probably the biggest challenge is actors, no matter how talented the actor is they don't have the capability of being in more than one place than one particular time, which is very vexing." - Marc Guggenheim

"I'm focusing on my efforts behind the camera. I'm doing some producing and directing so that I can make projects for all of the amazing, talented actors and crew that I know." - Jonathan Keltz

"I try not to have high expectations of people because it just sets you up for disappointment, but it's great to work with actors who are that talented and accomplished." - Famke Janssen

"Psychoanalysis. Almost went three times - almost. Then I decided what was peculiar about me was probably what made me successful. I've seen some very talented actors go into analysis and really lose it." - Bette Davis

"I love it when talented actors can bring characters to life. Anybody who wears their feelings on their sleeve and has a harder, crusty shell - like I do - is definitely protecting an inner sensitivity." - Fred Durst

"'The Big Chill' had a bunch of really talented actors, a great soundtrack, and the college connections that the characters shared. It's one of those movies I glean something different from every time I watch it." - Malcolm D Lee

"I thought acting was all about natural instinct but I've realised, through working with so many talented actors on 'Wild Swans' and 'Run,' that I can see the training. That's why I am back at drama school." - Katie Leung

"I think there are a lot of other actors that are just talented, it's just about this opportunity - it's just about when are we going to be put in those positions where we can shine." - Nia Long

"Oh absolutely. I had the pleasure to get to know a lot of really talented young actors before they even really hit it big. And yet what we all had and shared in common was a love for movies." - Chad Lowe

"I like to cast actors I admire, one's that are talented. Each one will bring something new to the part. This play has been done thousands of times and now certain characters are too familiar." - Kenneth Branagh

"Know your lines; otherwise, have an open mind because you want to get lost in the moment. When you have talented actors and directors to work with, then it's pretty easy to do." - Dave Bautista

"You always want to make sure that you're not the weak link. You're surrounded by really talented, great actors and singers, so just staying on your game is the main thing." - Drew Seeley

"I place a higher value on work ethic than talent, because, in certain areas, you just need to cast, you need to cast actors with talent, you need to hire directors with talent, but I've worked with very talented people who have a poor work ethic, and the outcome is less desirable than people who are less talented and have an incredible work ethic." - Damon Lindelof

"More than a non-acting director, I think I notice when an actor is not believing in themselves. Chicago actors in particular, they work very hard and are very talented, but sometimes they don't trust how talented they are. I notice when they keep something in reserve." - Harry Lennix

"England produces the best fat actors." - Jimmy Cannon

"Actors and burglars work better at night." - Cedric Hardwicke

"Actors are almost impossible to treat successfully." - Martin Grotjahn

"I'm scared of actors with a scheme." - Cate Blanchett

"It must be hard interviewing actors." - Daniel Day-Lewis

"I love working with great actors." - Robert Rodriguez

"You should never ask actors about politics." - Liev Schreiber

"Actors enjoy being treated as ordinary people." - Tom Hooper

"When I forget how talented God is, I look to the sea." - Whoopi Goldberg

"Most talented players don't always succeed. Some don't even make the team. It's more what's inside." - Brett Favre

"I was not talented enough to run and smile at the same time" - Emil Zatopek

"Terribly sad news about Stuart Cable, such a lovely, warm, funny, talented man." - Rob Brydon

"Everybody is talented because everybody who is human has something to express." - Brenda Ueland

"Talented people almost always know full well the excellence that is in them." - Charlotte Bronte

"I'm a really, really, smart, multi-talented almost-genius, who's very annoying." - Tyler The Creator

"Imagine the talented love-child of Andr Previn and Lucille Ball." - Scott Simon

"What's important is that I'm working with very talented young people." - Maria Tallchief

"Pretty, and you may be talented, but nobody will remember that if you're mean." - Katie Holmes

"There are many talented English personalities, but unfortunately they were all in Hollywood." - Bob Hope

"its not bad to be different. Sometimes it's the mark of being very very talented." - Chris Van Allsburg

"I am such a bloody talented guy. I might go into painting or something like that." - Alex Ferguson

"The world is full up with the talented impersonators of the Devil!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"High school football in Detroit was not easy at all. There were talented players everywhere." - Antonio Gates

"I don't consider myself as very talented. If I don't work, I'll be very bad." - Jean-Sebastien Giguere

"I was not talented enough to run and smile at the same time." - Emil Zatopek

"If you have a talented family, you should be shot if you don't use them." - Spike Lee

"Nothing infuriates an academic more than a talented and successful colleague." - William McKeen

"History has been written not by the most talented but by the most motivated." - Peter Drucker

"Always surround yourself with people who are even more talented and competent than you." - Stephen Covey

"Bernie Mac is talented!" - Bernie Mac

"If you have a great part, you have the opportunity to give a good performance. The greatest actors get the best parts, and the best parts make the greatest actors. There are plenty of people who are as talented, who just never got the part." - Tom Hollander

"What's great about New York is that there are a lot of theater actors and actresses, who are trained actors, that they bring onto the show. They're so talented, in such a weird, quirky and ominous way. And it's great to be able to work with new faces, too." - Natalie Zea

"Hollywood is more concerned about its male actors being in shape than its female actors." - Vin Diesel

"I look at actors very closely. It's not an accident when the actors excel." - John Frankenheimer

"Because actors don't get to pick movies; movies pick the actors." - Benicio Del Toro

"Oh yeah, I'm the president of the lucky club. There are so many talented people who don't work. And the crop of young actors I'm surrounded by is incredible. When you have people like that around you it amps you up a little bit. Also, Emile Hirsch and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, or guys like Ryan Gosling. It's a really good crowd and I feel I'm coming up at a good time. But equally, there's a lot of good young actors who don't get to work who are more talented than I. I'm just lucky." - Shia Labeouf

"We are not equally talented. Steve is enormously talented." - Jayne Meadows

"No talented person remains a talented without a perseverance." - Lokendra Singh

"I don't rate myself as a fantastic, talented athlete. I just have perseverance. I'm a cart horse. I work hard." - Colleen De Reuck

"Carlton Mellick III is one of bizarro fiction's most talented practitioners, a virtuoso of the surreal, science fictional tale." - Cory Doctorow

"I am rich and famous. I have a talented and gorgeous husband and two beautiful children. I could go on." - Madonna Ciccone

"I`m not Sammy Glick. I`ve never killed anyone. I don`t have to. I`m too talented." - David Geffen

"You can't always be the most talented person in the room. But you can be the most competitive" - Pat Summitt

"A true diva is graceful, and talented, and strong, and fearless and brave and someone with humility." - Beyonce Knowles

"If you are talented, don't sit in the darkness, light a candle so that others can see you." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Sometimes, when you work with mediocre talents, they feel entitled. They act like stars. Genuinely talented people don't." - Barbra Streisand

"I'm married to a beautiful and talented woman who can lift your spirits just by looking at you." - Mel Brooks

"I have known Ori Kam for several years and have always regarded him as an extraordinarily talented young mucisian." - Isaac Stern

"There are many talented people." - Paula Abdul

"Mother Earth is very talented." - Nhat Hanh

"The more talented the opponent, the luckier you are. You have draw a great deal of strength from your being." - Frederick Lenz

"I love actors. I enjoy their company, and I get excited each and every time they bring a character I've written to life. Every so often a talented actor doesn't hook in correctly to a character; or someone gets lost in a labyrinth of over-complicated thoughts, and the character and play suffer. However, most of the time I find actors either end up doing exactly what was in my head, or sometimes do something even better." - Christopher Durang

"They're a very strange lot actors, very strange people." - Ben Kingsley

"Who the hell wants to hear actors talk?" - Harry Warner

"All great men are play actors of their own ideal." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"There is a strange pecking order among actors. Theater actors look down on film actors, who look down on TV actors. Thank God for reality shows, or we wouldn't have anybody to look down on." - George Clooney

"Being pigeonholed is the death of all actors." - Jack Nicholson

"The world is full of actors pretending to be human" - J D Salinger

"Actors should ACT. Not sell perfume, or write cookbooks." - Lauren Graham

"It's well known that actors are lousy writers." - Richard E Grant

"Movie actors are just ordinary, mixed-up people - with agents." - Jean Kerr

"Reason is an historian, but the passions are actors." - Antoine Rivarol

"Indian actors know how to shout with the eyes." - Gregory David Roberts

"An actors most important responsibility is to know lines well." - Harry Morgan

"Astronauts and teachers are much more amazing than actors." - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

"It is a common perception that actors do' get along." - Deepika Padukone

"The reason actors are assholes is because they don't eat." - Aya Cash

"All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors." - Anonymous

"A lot of actors are perfectionists, besides merely being egotists." - Eric Mabius

"Actors put ourselves in awkward positions all the time." - Charlie Day

"My department is to get actors to do stuff." - Gus Van Sant

"I guess actors are very sensitive people. We're porous." - Zoe Lister-Jones

"Most actors and actresses are performative as people." - Zoe Lister-Jones

"It is a common perception that actors don't get along." - Deepika Padukone

"Actors, you know, they're often awkward people in real life." - Liev Schreiber

"The problem in America as far as actors are concerned - and it's probably true in other fields, as well - is that they don't value people who are older or talented. I don't think ability means anything. How much money you have or how much money you can make for them are the only things they seem to care about or understand." - Lauren Bacall

"I just get to go to work with such great actors who are so talented, especially Elizabeth (Perkins). You are so wonderful and kind and good and wonderful and sexy and great, and I just want to make out with all of you." - Mary-Louise Parker

"It's a high honor to be a part of the Star Wars universe and such a long running show. Our talented writers, animators and cast of voice actors have made The Clone Wars truly unique. And of course we wouldn't have hit 100 episodes had it not been for our incredibly dedicated fans who make this possible!" - Matt Lanter

"I want to be someone who is doing something solid. And I am doing my thing. You can like it or not, but I know that now I have a really nice group of really cool and talented actors that follow me. It's the same for them. They have a special connection with my movies because we do these movies differently." - Quentin Dupieux

"I was very new to working in front of the camera when I started shooting Gatsby, so I set myself the mission of gleaning as much information as possible out of the much more experienced actors. The cast was astoundingly talented." - Elizabeth Debicki

"I've always said and I'd be one of the first people to admit; I think there are literally thousands of actors out there more talented than I am by a country mile. I've just been fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time, and I guess I had the right look." - Chris Demetral

"So often, I have seen really, really talented performers never quite relating to material. I mean, there's a lot of gay actors, for example, that are obviously gay. They're not going to be able to do some of the material. Some of them they can, some of them they can't." - Julie Halston

"My Mom and Dad did it pretty good, so I know it can work. The foremost thing I would say about working with Robin and Sean is that they were devoted to this project and devoted to their characters. You can't ask for any more from talented actors like that." - Nick Cassavetes

"I do still sit back and wonder when I'm in LA if this is all really true or is it all kid-on. But it's great. I always bear in mind that the right place and time have a huge deal to do with it, and there are hugely talented actors who haven't had that break." - James Cosmo

"I was very new to working in front of the camera when I started shooting 'Gatsby,' so I set myself the mission of gleaning as much information as possible out of the much more experienced actors. The cast was astoundingly talented." - Elizabeth Debicki

"I've had this unbelievable amount of good fortune and I'm just so thankful for it. But at the same time I feel exceptionally guilty. I have so many friends who are talented graduates of Juilliard and are exceptional actors and I'm the lucky one that somehow got such a fortunate break." - Matthew Gray Gubler

"I've learned more and more on each show that I've done. I've been blessed and I've gotten to work with some very talented actors - James Gandolfini, Treat Williams. ...I've kind of always asked for advice and tried to take in as much as I could whenever working with them." - Steven R Mcqueen

"I've learned more and more on each show that I've done. I've been blessed and I've gotten to work with some very talented actors - James Gandolfini, Treat Williams. I've kind of always asked for advice and tried to take in as much as I could whenever working with them." - Steven R Mcqueen

"I was very new to working in front of the camera when I started shooting 'Gatsby', so I set myself the mission of gleaning as much information as possible out of the much more experienced actors. The cast was astoundingly talented." - Elizabeth Debicki

"I feel quite blessed that I can actually balance between the two worlds, because a lot of really talented actors I know end up getting set in a certain category and no one will ever buy that they can exist outside that category, even though you know full well that they can." - Donal Logue

"I don't like writing for comedians. I like writing for actors. The best comedians are the best actors." - Neil Simon

"I do' like writing for comedians. I like writing for actors. The best comedians are the best actors." - Neil Simon

"There are a lot of limitations and stigmas that are placed on young actors, specifically young black actors." - Anthony Mackie

"Older actors can still play young, but it's harder for young actors to be able to play that age range." - David Schwimmer

"The most successful scientists are not the most talented. But they are the ones who are impelled by curiosity. They've got to know what the answer is" - Arthur Leonard Schawlow

"Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but, most of all, endurance." - James A Baldwin

"Usually kids who are talented have the brashness to think they can do anything, but they don't often get the chance to see how close they can come." - Twyla Tharp

"The growth of a naturalist is like the growth of a musician or athlete: excellence for the talented, lifelong enjoyment for the rest, benefit for humanity." - E O Wilson



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