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I'm a character actor at heart.

Shuler Hensley

I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor.

Roger Moore

Honestly, I never wanted to be more than a good supporting actor. Really, I enjoy it.

Paul Giamatti

The actor should be able to create the universe in the palm of his hand.

Laurence Olivier, Sir

The greatest challenge I've ever had as an actor.

Owen Teale

He coaches a lot, too, because he is such a good actor.

Shannon Elizabeth

But I was a poet before I was an actor.

Casper Van Dien

An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer.

Marlon Brando

I just consider myself a working actor.

Richard Kline

The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.

Charlie Chaplin

As an actor, I go where the good writing is. That's the bottom line.

Glenn Close

Celebrity is death - celebrity - that's the worst thing that can happen to an actor.

Glenn Close

That's why it's good to be an actor once in a while.

Monica Bellucci

I am a very physical actor though.

Casper Van Dien

I'm really an actor first. I'd love to do more straight plays.

Shuler Hensley

When the curtain falls, the best thing an actor can do is to go away.

Harold Macmillan

All that was required for it to become law was the autograph of one actor.

George Takei

Do I know you? Are you an actor?

Christina Moore

Growing up an only child with a single parent is probably why I'm an actor.

Lauren Graham

For an actor, there is no greater loss than the loss of his audience.

Charlton Heston

I don't think I could be happy as an actor if there was a tyrant on the set.

David Warner

The actor is the salesman and the product.

Joe Lauinger

As an actor, it's fun to play the 'want what you can't have' aspect of the relationship.

Michael Vartan

An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman.

Richard Burton

I'm more than an actor. I'm an icon, an industry.

Corey Feldman

An actress can only play a woman. I'm an actor, I can play anything.

Whoopi Goldberg

The only power an actor has is the ability to say: 'No.

Lou Diamond Phillips

I can't say I was unhappy as a child actor in films, because I wasn't.

Roddy Mcdowall

You don't need a cape. But an actor who refuses a cape is a fool.

John Didonna

Johnny Depp is a great actor.

Casper Van Dien

A brick layer, lays bricks... I'm an Actor, that's what I do.

Michael Chiklis

Nobody deserves this much money -- certainly not an actor.

Jack Lemon

I was using my big actor voice.

David Kelly

I did not go to boot camp, ... but our actors did. I am not an actor, so I was spared.

John Dahl

I'm an actor... I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don't ask a truck driver about his job.

James Gandolfini

I never planned to be an actor. It turned out I could make a living doing it.

Wallace Shawn

[Jack] Nicholson is an actor and loves to act.

Rob Reiner

I think every actor should go back and do theater periodically.

Chad Lowe

I have never taken myself that seriously as an actor.

Owen Wilson

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

What use is there for a biography of myself? I'm just a movie actor.

Conrad Veidt

Scratch an actor - and you'll find an actress.

Dorothy Parker

When you're an actor you don't really know what you have to do until you see what you look like.

Tom Wilkinson

One of the things I enjoyed the most is just working as an actor.

Wes Anderson

You know, working as an actor, I'm always working within my own imagination.

Charles Keating

Being an actor is the easiest job. Just say the lines.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

I see my job as an actor to be as good a channel as I can be. Acting is a gift, and I have respect for it.

Lili Taylor

There has got to be more to life than being a really, really, ridiculously good actor.

Gary Busey

It's a miracle to be able make a living in a non-humiliating way as an actor.

Bradley Whitford

I drink too much. Will you tell me one great actor who doesn't drink?

Robert Shaw

A totally healthy actor is a paradox.

Vittorio Gassman

I'm just a blond actor, you know.

Paul Bettany

As an actor one does read Shakespeare and does try to learn the classics.

Will Kemp

Yes, now, no matter what country, if you are a SAG actor, you get a SAG contract.

David Naughton

Nobody deserves this much money - certainly not an actor.

Jack Lemmon

It is easier to get an actor to be a cowboy than to get a cowboy to be an actor.

John M. Ford

For the child actor, it was difficult.

Jackie Cooper

Before you were a movie star, you were a serious actor.

Chris Connelly

Yevgeny Yevtushenko is a ham actor, not a poet.

Allen Tate

Bill Powell is the only intelligent actor I've ever met.

Carole Lombard

I was an accidental actor. I was never formally trained.

David Soul

David is an extremely gifted and charismatic actor.

Kate Harwood

Until Ace Ventura, no actor had considered talking through his ass.

Jim Carrey

I don't know if I have really made it as an actor. I don't even look at it that way.

Naveen Andrews

When I was a kid, I looked up to River. He might have had something to do with why I became an actor.

Gus Van Sant

An actor is a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, he ain't listening.

Boy George

You'll always want to find an actor in the larger role first.

Rebecca Mangieri

An actor should never be larger than the film he's in.

Christian Bale

I am a character actor. I'm not a presence actor. And those exist all over the place.

Campbell Scott

To be an actor you have to be a child.

Paul Newman

I'm an actor who hates dialogue and the present day and reality.

Christina Ricci