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All Quotes by author - Rutina Wesley
" At Julliard, they don't teach you where to move your face for the camera, you know? "
" Comic-Con is so much fun. "
" Dance is in my background. "
" Doing a play is so fulfilling. Words cannot describe how I feel when I finish doing a play. "
" Every morning, I'm visited by hummingbirds. I think it's nice, but maybe they're planning an attack? "
" Fiona Shaw is one of my idols. She's phenomenatastic. I just make up a word for her - that's how much I love her. "
" For me, I have this tough exterior and these Angela Bassett arms, and people think, 'Oh, my God, Rutina's tough.' "
" Hollywood can jack you up and then help you fall, but it can also raise you up. "
" I always have my Beats by Dr. Dre headphones turned up high. I'll probably be deaf by age 50. "
" I always tell other young actors to go to school, or at least watch movies to learn as much as you can. "
" I always try to make sure that I stay connected to theater so I continue to be inspired. Not that I'm not inspired by television. "
" I came out of the womb dancing. "
" I could be ordering ham at the deli, and someone will turn around and look at me and kind of stare. They'll just look at me like, 'I know I know your voice, and I know I know your face.' "
" I did my first Broadway play, 'The Vertical Hour,' in 2006, with Julianne Moore, who's always been one of my favorite actresses. My scene was with her, so it was nerve-racking. "
" I'd like to do a romantic comedy like 'Notting Hill,' which is one of my favorite movies. "
" I'd love to do another film version of 'Romeo & Juliet.' I'm not too picky as long as it's a good story. "
" I don't have an 'actor cry.' "
" If I'm going to be honest with you, when I trained at school, I feel like I was training to be a chameleon. I want to be that versatile actor who can do anything - that's why you learn fifty different dialects, you do Shakespeare, you do commedia, you do it all so that if any job comes your way, you should be able to do it. "
" If vampires and werewolves were walking around today, there would be chaos. People would be losing their minds. "
" I grew up with a wide range of music. "
" I love Charles Fuller. "
" I love 'Flashdance.' I thought it was so cool! "
" I love to be a vessel through which characters can come through. And if I can move an audience with my work, then I've done my job. "
" I'm all about the crossover. The role doesn't necessarily have to be white or Latina or black. It could be anything. But it's hard in Hollywood, because sometimes it's all about the box office. Or all about looks and things like that. It's not about the story that they have to tell. "
" I'm a sneaker head. You'll find more sneakers than heels in my closet. "
" I'm in a comic book now. That was cool. That's something that I'm still sorta reeling about, 'cause I read comics as a kid. Someone drew me, and actually did a pretty good job! "
" I really love Adina Porter. "
" I still see myself on TV and think, 'Oh my God, I'm on a television, and there are millions of people watching,' and I get really nervous and embarrassed and insecure. "
" I think Kristin Bauer is a goddess. "
" I think that as a young lady, you start off not knowing what you want to do, and then you kinda arrive at yourself by the time you're 17 or 18, hopefully. And that's what I did. "
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