Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


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Prepare Some

I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that. I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.

- Aaliyah

Always My Own

I always try to make each character my own.

- Aaron Lazar


I'm a character actor.

- Aaron Paul

Other Almost

The properties of people and the properties of character have almost nothing to do with each other. They really don't. I know it seems like they do because we look alike, but people don't speak in dialogue. Their lives don't unfold in a series of scenes that form a narrative arc.

- Aaron Sorkin

Same Same Time

Being American and being an outsider at the same time, it's a perspective I often bring to a character.

- Aasif Mandvi

Years And Years

Everything on 'Broad City' that my character has drawn is my stuff from years and years ago.

- Abbi Jacobson

Always Going

There is always going to be a little bit of me in each character.

- Abraham Benrubi

Shadow Think

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

- Abraham Lincoln

Sleep Fantasy

I eat, sleep, and drink my character. It is my fantasy to go to another planet.

- Ace Frehley

Like Even

Even on your hiatus, you feel like you need to keep the character in the back of your brain.

- Adam Driver

Play Most

The most you play a character in the theater is, like, a couple months, and then you put it away.

- Adam Driver

Will Faster

When you wear a mask and create a character, nothing will pigeonhole you faster.

- Adam West

Create Play

I create a playlist for each and every character that I play.

- Adhir Kalyan

Plot Ticket

Language is the ticket to plot and character, after all, because both are built out of language.

- Aimee Bender

Process Play

In every character I play, I try to imbibe something. Every film is a learning process for me.

- Ajay Naidu

Think Very

I think it is very possible that my deeper character is not very English.

- Alain de Botton

I Am Like

I am the character you are not supposed to like.

- Alan Rickman

Playing Ever

So you can't judge the character you're playing ever.

- Alan Rickman

Get Audition

I don't get dressed up as the character to go audition.

- Alan Tudyk

Role Get

When I get a role, I try to delve as deeply as possible into the character.

- Alanna Ubach


As the camera, I try to subordinate every word to be truthful and honest to each character's context.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Same Over

I don't want to get stuck playing the same character over and over again.

- Alexa Vega

Ideas Dialogue

I'm interested in character and dialogue and exchange of ideas.

- Alexander McCall Smith

Business Like

If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.

- Alexander Pope

Strong Cool

It's cool to be a female character who gets to be really strong and tough.

- Alexandra Daddario

Same Leading

Character actors aren't a brand in the same way that high-profile leading men are.

- Alfred Molina


Playing a real-life character is a challenge and a huge responsibility.

- Ali Fazal

Like Take

I like to take a character and develop it.

- Alison Lohman

Know Depends

But, you know, it really depends on the character. Age doesn't really matter.

- Alison Lohman

Time Little

I was in character all the time when I was little.

- Allison Williams

Hollywood Roles

It's my job in Hollywood to find roles where I get to be a character not a bathing suit.

- Amber Heard

Measure Skirt

Don't let anyone make you believe the length of your skirt is a measure of your character.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Writing Sentence

Early on in the writing, there is often a sentence that pins down a character for me.

- Amor Towles

Becoming About

I feel there's something about becoming a character that helps people understand themselves.

- Amy Carlson

Lot Films

I like to do a lot of research for my films and live my character.

- Amy Jackson

Justice I Am

I am open to any good script and the character I can do justice to.

- Amy Jackson

Amount Opens

Losing yourself in the character opens you up in a way that no amount of precise preparation can.

- Ana Gasteyer

Challenge Anyone

It's not my character to up and challenge anyone.

- Anderson Silva

Destiny Act

If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny.

- Andre Maurois

Same Person

You and the character just become the same person in a way. There isn't really a character; it's just you creating this illusion.

- Andrew J. West

Like Lots

I'm like a magpie. I use lots of different things to build a character.

- Andrew Lincoln

Love Agony

If you love a character that gets killed, it's agony.

- Andrew Lincoln

Young People

We started a movement... to build character, citizenship and confidence in young people.

- Andrew Shue

Play Desire

As long as you have the acting chops and the desire to get inside a character, you can play anything.

- Andy Serkis

Role Amount

Any sort of role requires a certain amount of research and embodiment of the character and psychological investigation.

- Andy Serkis

Love Would

If it was a great script and a great character, I would love to do a romantic comedy.

- Andy Serkis

Strong Always

When there is a strong woman character in a story - that always grabs me.

- Ang Lee

Means Half

Jake from 'Two and a Half Men' means nothing. He is a non-existent character.

- Angus T. Jones

I Am Looks

Instead of focusing on my looks I focus on the character that I am playing.

- Anil Kapoor

Loud Very

My character Preet in 'Fanaah' had a very distinctive appearance: loud make-up and dramatic clothes.

- Anita Hassanandani Reddy

Development Very

I'm very much about stories that are fast but character development that moves slow.

- Ann Nocenti

Actress Part

A part of being an actress that is sort of frustrating is that the writers get to tell you about your character.

- Annabeth Gish

Get Actually

If you can just actually let the character be for a bit, then you get the right sense.

- Anne Enright

Brainy Forming

The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.

- Anne Frank

Belong Actor

You have to get it in your brain that you don't belong to yourself as an actor, but that you belong to the director who creates the character.

- Anne Parillaud

Love Tries

What makes us love a character is a character that tries.

- Annette Bening

Crafting Lot

When you're crafting a character, it's good to have a lot of influences.

- Ansel Elgort

Southern Across

It's really rare that you come across a Southern character that's not stereotyped, vilified or aggrandized.

- Anson Mount

About I Care

I don't care about sympathy. I care about playing a character who's understandable and clear.

- Anson Mount

Words Bad

Good and bad are really arbitrary words when it comes to character.

- Anson Mount


Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.

- Antiphanes

Makeup Mind

Once the makeup is on, it is easy to enter the character's frame of mind.

- Anushka Shetty

Play Difficult

It's easy to play a character, but playing yourself is difficult.

- Anushka Shetty

Discovery New

Every character, for me, is a new discovery.

- Arjun Kapoor

Golf Mind

Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.

- Arnold Palmer

Strength Strong

The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Head Narrator

The universal narrator knows all and can enter a character's head any time he chooses.

- Arthur Herzog

Same Some

When a character bears the same name as the author it's just an invitation to have some fun.

- Arthur Phillips

Guard His

It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Think I Think

I think having a character piece is great. It will challenge you and be different.

- Asa Butterfield

Me Condition

For me, character comes from a specific condition or situation. I cannot really define a character outside that situation.

- Asghar Farhadi

Perfect Getting

When I get into the shoes of any character, I work on getting the perfect look.

- Ashish Sharma

Play Actor

The chance to play a character with a split personality is an actor's dream.

- Ashley Bell

Audience Volume

Creating a character is about what they look like. The look speaks volume to the audience.

- Ashley Madekwe

Favorite Part

My favorite part is the preparation because you read on the page, you get this character.

- Ashley Scott

My Own Own

With every character, I just bring something that I can make my own.

- Ashley Tisdale

Actor I Was Born

I was born a character actor.

- Charles Durning

Necessary Very

Alfred Nobel really understood very well the necessary supra-natural character of the human enterprise.

- Charles H. Townes

Down Continuance

Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.

- Charles Henry Parkhurst

Intellect His

Obama is a man of first-class intellect and first-class temperament. But his character remains highly suspect.

- Charles Krauthammer

Destiny Act

Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.

- Charles Reade

Wedding Half

A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock.

- Charles Simmons

Drunk True

A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.

- Charlie Chaplin

Beginning Traits

Well, you know, I don't think anyone who writes a television series has a master plan from the beginning, and knows all the character traits, and everything that's going to happen.

- Charlie Day

Me Through

The character is close to me, except that I haven't lived through those situations, so it's not completely me.

- Charlotte Gainsbourg


The actors I admire are character actors.

- Chaske Spencer

Start Repulsive

I usually start with a repulsive character and go on from there.

- Chester Gould

Play Basically

Basically, I only play one character; I just play him at different volumes.

- Chris Farley

More Contrast

The more conflict and contrast you have with a character makes it more interesting.

- Chris Hemsworth

More Than

Not often do you approach a character where people know more about him than you do.

- Chris Hemsworth

Exploration More

Sometimes there is more exploration in the character for a villain.

- Chris Hemsworth

Believe Playing

You have to believe that you are the character or the thing or whatever the hell you're playing.

- Chris Penn

Find Take

Anytime you take on a character... you just have to find the parts of the character that you can understand.

- Chris Pine

Love Beauty

Cinderella is not only an iconic character when it comes to beauty, grace and fairytale love, but also shoes.

- Christian Louboutin

Perfect Sons

'Sons of Anarchy' has the perfect combination of character and action.

- Christopher Golden

Me Deal

I hate hearing me talk when I'm not in character, and I can barely deal with hearing me as a character.

- Christopher McCulloch

Will Drawings

If you start with character, you probably will end up with good drawings.

- Chuck Jones

Me Trait

Each character represented a trait that resides in me.

- Chuck Jones

Green Became

What I learned about acting is that you become the character, like I became 'Timothy Green.'

- CJ Adams

Edge Like

I like situations that push a character to the edge.

- Claire Cameron