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" Acting had become something I did and did well - but didn't particularly enjoy. "
" A script arrived, and on the front cover - scrawled really big, as if it were a book report - is 'Django Unchained, written by Quentin Tarantino.' And I thought, 'Well, no art department came up with this; this is Quentin's writing.' "
" Because of fear, and the way my career went, I started playing a lot of villainous roles. "
" Character actors have a long shelf life. "
" I always think that people who are - maybe 'insane' is too strong a word, but there's more of a spiritual connection. Sometimes they can see below the surface. "
" I'd always keep going back to the acting. Once the rent was paid, and the phone bill, the next money you had was for acting classes. "
" I don't know why every actor doesn't do more plays. "
" I guess once you've seen Uma Thurman beaten up endlessly in the 'Kill Bill' movies, you think, 'If Uma can take it, what's the matter with me?' "
" I had a bike as a kid, and when I worked in Manhattan - I had a 10-speed - I rode from downtown to 68th and Madison for my day job. I knew about fighting traffic, but nothing about racing. "
" I had a handle on satisfaction, and I loved my career, but I didn't really know what happiness was. So I started on this quest to have a happy life. "
" I have my opinions about the way my father was. But they are my opinions, not necessarily the truth, and they are certainly not the whole spectrum of what this man was going through. It's my young, selfish interpretation of that person. "
" I'm not getting involved in sports anymore, except on film. I'm not agile unless a camera's going. "
" In my drive to be the perfect artist, I've left a lot of living to the side. "
" It would be a dream come true to appear on Turner Classic Movies with Robert Osborne, who is one of my heroes. "
" I've done a lot of stage in my life, but I never had to dominate a stage for three hours. "
" I've done a lot of things with theater that I'm very, very proud of. "
" I've done three Broadway shows; once the curtain goes up, that's it. I mean, you prepare and you rehearse like crazy, but after opening night, the director's not there anymore, you know. He gives you notes during previews after each performance, but opening night, you're on your own. "
" I've had a 'Zelig'-like career. I pop up unexpectedly. I'm always kind of around. "
" I've had the good fortune of working with some amazing people. I mean, my first Broadway show was with Elizabeth Taylor and Maureen Stapleton. Maureen Stapleton, a legend in the theatre; Elizabeth Taylor, a legend, period. "
" I've never chosen or rejected a role because of money. "
" My first Broadway show was with Elizabeth Taylor and Maureen Stapleton. Maureen Stapleton, a legend in the theatre; Elizabeth Taylor, a legend, period. "
" One of my best friends, Stephen Sprouse, Bill Dugan, and I worked designing clothes, doing every conceivable thing. New York was a really intoxicating period for me, literally and figuratively. There was a lot of overlap with Andy Warhol, Studio 54, and Halston. "
" The cult of celebrity turned me off, and when the opportunities came along for me to play different characters, that's what I went for rather than the safe choices. "
" There are always leading characters. There are always complex characters; there are very rewarding plays with great directors and tremendous playwrights, yeah. I've done a lot of things with theater that I'm very, very proud of. "
" There's no really signature Leo DiCaprio role, like Jack Nicholson is Jack Nicholson no matter what movie he's in. "
" There were two things I wanted to be: an actor and a hippie. "
" The secret is that I am Italian. "
" Work has been my lover - I've shied away from any commitments. "
" You don't get paid a whole lot for theatre, but you know, I feel more like, 'Where could I buy this experience, and how much would it cost? Who else would give me this kind of focus and put me in a room with this kind of talent?' "
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